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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.
The 12-year-old girl who fell off an inner tube and was hit by a passing boat on Clitherall Lake Sunday, July 17, has been identified by the Otter Tail County...
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. -- A 12-year-old girl who had fallen off a tube while it was being towed was injured when she was hit by a passing boat Sunday afternoon on Clitherall Lake about 25 miles east of Fergus Falls. According to the Ottertail County Sheriff’s Department, Seth Lebrecque, 21, of Grand Forks, N.D., was pulling two girls on the tube when they fell off about 1:30 p.m.. As he was waiting for the girls to get back on the tube, one was struck by a 1976 motor boat operated by David Thorson, 62, of Fargo.
Four people were injured when a boat ran ashore and hit trees on Detroit Lake early Sunday, July 17, the Becker County Sheriff's Office reported. The sheriff's office received a...
Authorities found a toddler unresponsive in a septic tank in Duluth Township Sunday evening. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says they received a report around 7:20 p.m. that a 3-year-old boy had fallen into the tank. He was airlifted by Life Link Air Ambulance to St. Luke's, where his condition is unknown. The Lake County Sheriff's Office, Clifton Volunteer Fire Department, St. Louis County Rescue Squad and Lake County Ambulance Service also responded to the scene.