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MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Twins announced Monday that they will replace Ron Gardenhire as manager in 2015. Gardenhire managed the Twins for 13 seasons, compiling a record of 1068-1039 (.507), trailing only Tom Kelly on the franchise's all-time managerial wins list.
A rural East Grand Forks man was injured in a tractor accident Saturday afternoon, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a man pinned under a tractor at about 2:30 p.m. Saturday, according to a press release.
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Authorities are searching for a Cass Lake man after a shooting early Friday morning. Dwight Thomas Jones, 39, should be considered armed and dangerous, the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office said in a release this morning. According to the release, sheriff's deputies responded to a shots-fired call at the Allen's Bay neighborhood northwest of Cass Lake just after midnight.
ST. PAUL - Morrison County, in central Minnesota, will get state aid to recover from heavy rains and floods from Mary 28 to June 3. Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday told state Emergency Management Director Kris Eide to use state money to help local governments fund their disaster-recovery work.
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. - A Thief River Falls man is accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman on multiple occasions. Senen Guerrero, 45, entered a not guilty plea Monday on three counts of criminal sexual conduct in state district court in Thief River Falls.
ST. PAUL – Minnesota is the 17th state to report a case of a serious respiratory illness sickening American children. The state Health Department said Wednesday that a child is recovering at home from enterovirus D-68 after being discharged from a Twin Cities hospital.
FARGO – The wreckage of a single-engine plane piloted by the son of Forum columnist Curtis Eriksmoen has been found in Greenland after a weeklong search, according to a news outlet there. The remains of the plane and its pilot, Paul Eriksmoen, were located Wednesday on the island of Kulusuk, on Greenland’s eastern coast, near the airport where he was expected to land Sept.
WILLMAR, Minn. –– A Willmar man is dead after a two-vehicle crash Monday in Renville County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Carl P. Rowan, 24, died when the 2013 Ford pickup he was driving collided with a 2012 Peterbilt semi. The crash was reported at 5:11 p.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 71 south of Olivia.
FULDA, Minn. -- Two people are dead after a broadside crash Sunday afternoon in southwest Minnesota. Kristen Boynton, 24, of Perry, Ga., was the passenger in a 2005 Chevy Impala driven by Charles Goode, 24, of Lewisville, N.C. Boynton was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene at the intersection of Murray County 3 and U.S. 59, north of Fulda.
FARGO, N.D. – The son of Forum columnist Curtis Eriksmoen has not been heard from since Thursday when the plane he was piloting apparently crashed on the way to Greenland. Paul Eriksmoen, 34, of Shelton, Wash., was flying alone from Iceland to Greenland and reported that the plane was having engine trouble before the crash, said his father, who writes a column about North Dakota history.