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Two men found dead with gunshot wounds in Menahga MENAHGA, Minn.—Two men have been found shot to death inside a residence in Menahga. The Menahga Police Department and Wadena County Sheriff's Office found the men after responding to a 911 call at 12:05 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13. The two men are identified as Michael Callahan, 67 of Menahga and Carl Albin, 82, also of Menahga. The bodies were transported to the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office for autopsy.
Quarterback Carson Wentz, in his second season with the Philadelphia Eagles, leads all players in Pro Bowl balloting for the second consecutive week. The former North Dakota State star has garnered 422,491 votes from fans with New England QB Tom Brady second at 370,379, followed by Pittsburgh running back Le’Veon Bell at 360,129 and Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown at 349,199. New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees is fifth at 323,231.
PINE RIVER, Minn. -- A 40-year-old Nisswa man was apprehended Sunday, Oct. 22, after leading Minnesota authorities on a pursuit that began in Morrison County and ended in Cass County with speeds reaching 100 mph. The Minnesota State Patrol reported the 45-minute pursuit began at 12:30 a.m. Sunday when the suspect stopped for having a tail light out fled north on State Highway 115 near Camp Ripley in Morrison County. The suspect led authorities through Crow Wing and Cass counties, before the pursuit ended north of Pine River.
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding a man who has been missing since Tuesday, Oct. 17. Paul Tracy Baker, 50, was last seen Tuesday leaving a residence near Dent, the sheriff’s office reported on Saturday, Oct. 21. Baker was going to drive a short distance to town and then return. After that, he was going to help at a local bait shop, the report said.
The driver of a duck boat that tipped on a Minnesota lake a year ago will be going to jail for drunk driving and child endangerment. Ronald Haugrud had five people onboard the boat when it tipped on Lake Christopherson near Elizabeth in September of 2016. One passenger was a 15-year-old.
DULUTH, Minn. -- Medical examiners have identified human remains found Sept. 28 along the Duluth Lakewalk as that of William Robert Saker, a Duluth man who hadn't been since March 10. The Duluth Police Department said Tuesday, Oct. 10, that the Midwest Medical Examiner's office had not yet determined a cause of death, but police have already said that foul play was not suspected.
FARGO — Law enforcement updated the public Monday, Aug. 28 on Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, whose body was found Sunday in rural Clay County. Suspects William Hoehn and Brooke Lynn Crews will appear Monday afternoon to face formal charges, Cass County State's Attorney Birch Burdick said. The couple will appear at 2 p.m. today in Cass County District Court. They will face three charges each: conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping and providing false information to law enforcement, Burdick said.
Perham's high school cross country teams will host a 1-mile benefit run for Gabriele Grunewald and her fight against cancer on Saturday, Aug. 19, at 9 a.m. at Arvig Park in Perham. Grunewald is a professional runner, who was diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2009, during her running career at the University of Minnesota. Cancer has come back three times since. The 2004 Perham graduate had surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from her liver on Aug. 26, 2016.
A Moorhead woman was injured when her car left the roadway on Highway 59 near Detroit Lakes on Friday. Terese Nadine Jacobs, 47, of Moorhead was transported to Essentia St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit Lakes with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol.
A 66-year-old Menahga man has died and another was flown from the scene with serious injuries following a two-vehicle crash Friday morning, July 21. The crash happened approximately 1 mile north of Menahga on U.S. Highway 71. The Minnesota State Patrol said Randall Lee Hinz died in the crash. The other driver, Timothy McKenna, 31, of New York Mills, had life-threatening injuries and was flown to North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, Minn.