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ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Alexandria police used a stun gun while arresting a 32-year-old Miltona man over the weekend after authorities say he intentionally rear-ended another vehicle twice, fled from officers and resisted arrest.
OTTER TAIL COUNTY - A teenage boy is seriously hurt after crashing an ATV here on Sunday, August 14. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department said around 2 p.m., Felvian Renier, 15, of Savage, Minn., went off the road and hit a tree near East Battle Lake. He was not wearing a helmet. Renier was airlifted to a St. Cloud hospital with a serious head injury.
RURAL MAHNOMEN, Minn. – Authorities have identified the names of a man and woman found dead Tuesday, Aug. 9, on a farmstead about 11 miles northeast of Mahnomen. The two were 68-year-old Elizabeth Thompson and 74-year-old Lynn Thompson, the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday, Aug. 10. Dispatchers received a 911 call about 7:06 a.m. Tuesday reporting a shooting at the residence, according to the sheriff’s office.
DILWORTH, Minn. -- The principal of the Glyndon-Felton Elementary School has been placed on administrative leave, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District Superintendent Bryan Thygeson said Monday, Aug. 8. Shannon Jean Dahlberg, 45, of Moorhead, was charged Monday with felony theft and felony theft by swindle, Clay County court records show. Her first court appearance has been set for Sept. 13.
Bemidji State offensive lineman Jesse Hein was selected to the Tyrant Scouting Division II Preseason All-American Team, recently. Hein landed on a preseason All-American list for the first time in his career. Hein, a senior from Perham, was selected to Tyrant Scouting's Honorable Mention list and is one of six Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference players to be named to the All-American team, and the only offensive lineman. Hein was a 2015 All-NSIC First Team player as well as a member of the 2015 Don Hansen All-Super Region 3 Third Team Offense.
A West Fargo woman was hurt Friday, July 22, in a two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County, according to the Minnesota Highway Patrol. Jodi Olstad, 24, suffered injuries that were...
Former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green died early Friday morning after suffering a heart attack. He was 67. Family friend and former agent Ray Anderson confirmed the death to ESPN's Adam Schefter after speaking with Green's wife. Anderson said Green died after a cardiac arrest. Former Vikings running back Robert Smith, now a FOX Sports college football analyst, posted a message on Twitter.
ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 7,300 jobs in June, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Those gains, however, were largely offset by figures from May that were revised from 1,900 jobs lost to 8,400 jobs lost. During the past 12 months, the state has added 34,246 jobs, a gain of 1.2 percent. U.S. jobs were up 1.8 percent during that period.
The West Central Minnesota Transportation Advisory Committee will hold its annual m Friday, July 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with lunch, at West Central Initiative in Fergus Falls. Highlights of this year's open house meeting include:
A Park Rapids man who was arrested for allegedly assaulting a female and then chasing and swinging a sword and hatchet at a man who intervened, is now facing additional charges for calling that same woman 76 times from jail. Wayne Lee Patton, 49, faces five more felonies of violating a no-contact order, in addition to the three assault felonies he was charged with last month.