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FARGO – Mayor Dennis Walaker died unexpectedly at his home Tuesday night, Deputy Mayor Tim Mahoney said. Walaker died at about 7 p.m., Mahoney said, and the cause could be “a variety of things.” Walaker had been battling kidney cancer for months. Emergency medical personnel were called but unable to save Walaker, Mahoney said. Mahoney, who was there when Walaker died, said “Denny has been like a father to me.” Mahoney will take over as
BLUFFTON, Minn. – Emergency responders are on the scene of a train derailment near Bluffton, law enforcement officials said Monday.
A death investigation has been launched in Otter Tail County. The body of 27-year-old Jamie Fox, of Pelican Rapids, was found Monday afternoon near Pelican Rapids. Otter Tail County Sheriff's Lt. Barry Fitzgibbons said the Fox’s body was discovered near some outbuildings at the intersection of County Highway 4 and U.S. Highway 59 at around 3:40 p.m.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- A 19-year-old woman from Monticello is dead and three others injured, following a crash on Minnesota 23 outside of St. Cloud on Saturday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the head-on collision occurred just before 9 a.m. near where Minnesota 23 and Interstate 94 meet, near Collegeville in Stearns County.
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A Menahga man has pleaded guilty in the strangulation death of a Park Rapids woman in February.
ST. PAUL – Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials are warning parents a mix of warm and cold weather this season has created a serious danger in the ice over...
PAYNESVILLE, Minn. -- Two people were killed Saturday in Kandiyohi County when a Canadian Pacific train collided with a vehicle west of Paynesville. The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Charles Wayne Vadner, 52, of Paynesville and the passenger Nathan Joe Bahner, 23, of Paynesville.
FOSSTON, Minn. -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking information on the illegal killing of a moose shot during the Minnesota deer season on a federal waterfowl production area near Fosston. In a news release, the service said the moose was shot and left to lie “a few miles” south of Fosston. Chuck Melvin, a federal wildlife officer for the service in Detroit Lakes, said the agency is investigating the shooting instead of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources because the moose was killed on federal lands.
WEST FARGO – A 22-year-old West Fargo man was arrested early Sunday morning after allegedly assaulting his wife and biting off a portion of a taxi driver’s nose, according to a release from the West Fargo Police Department. Officers responded to a disturbance call at approximately 3 a.m.
BEMIDJI, Minn. – A 16-year-old student in possession of a BB gun was taken into custody at Voyageurs Expeditionary School here Tuesday afternoon. Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin said a student saw the gun and reported it to school administration, who then called the police. The teenager was arrested at the school at approximately 2:30 p.m.