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Angie Marie Travis, 39, of Pelican Rapids, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime.
A driver swerved off Highway 10 at approximately 8:30 a.m. Friday morning in Detroit Lakes, crossing a median and Frazee Street before crashing into a room at the Budget Inn. The Detroit Lakes Police Department responded to the scene and gathered from witness accounts that the driver potentially suffered from a medical condition before swerving off the road, not surviving the crash.
A 77-year-old man was killed yesterday after a crash left him pinned between a tractor and a tree along the 28000 block of Tower Road in Detroit Lakes. The Becker County Sheriff's Office received a call concerning the crash just before 3 p.m. May 10 and responded to the scene, along with the Detroit Lakes Police Department, the Detroit Lakes Fire Department, and St. Mary's EMS.
BRAINERD, Minn. --The unvaccinated child in Crow Wing County with measles is a student at a local Catholic school, a letter to parents from the Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday. "This letter is to inform you that measles has been diagnosed in a child who attends St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School," the letter read. "Your child may have been exposed to measles. Measles is a very contagious disease caused by a virus."
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A child from Crow Wing County in north-central Minnesota has become part of a measles outbreak, the Minnesota Department of Health confirmed Wednesday. An agency spokesperson said one unvaccinated child from Crow Wing County contracted the disease after being exposed to it in a Hennepin County health care facility.
BEMIDJI -- One Bemidji Area Schools student was airlifted and five others removed by ambulance from the scene of school bus accident this morning.
Christopher Lynn Kuntz, 34, of Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree criminal sexual conduct and felony first-degree attempted criminal sexual conduct.
Cory Thomas Swift, 40, of rural Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony possession of shoplifting gear and gross misdemeanor theft. According to court records, he was allegedly one of three men that shoplifted from the Detroit Lakes Walmart on Feb. 25, using bolt cutters to cut the chain on the Garden Center exit doors and then leaving with more than $500 in goods.
The death of a 3-year-old Park Rapids girl last week is under investigation. Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes did not release the name of the child or any other information related to the death.
Jared Scott Allen Hanson, 27, of 31348 County Road 10, Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree assault. According to court records, on Feb. 6, he accidently shot himself while putting his gun back into its holster while he was driving around with another man. A dashboard camera allegedly showed that Hanson had been using the gun to threaten to kill the man. "I'll blow you the f... away," Hanson allegedly told the man.