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EMILY, Minn. - A motorcyclist killed Sunday evening in a crash near Emily, north of Brainerd, did not have his lights on as the sun was setting, the Minnesota State Patrol said. The state patrol identified the victims as James W. Buland, 30, Elk River.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Authorities continue to search for a woman who went missing near here Sunday, a Becker County Sheriff’s Office news release said. Melissa Dawn Eagleshield, 42, was last seen at 40277 County Road 126 near Island Lake and was reported missing at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday. She is 5 feet 1 inch tall and 155 pounds with light brown hair and hazel eyes.
MOORHEAD, Minn. – The identity of a man found dead in the Red River on Sept. 29 eluded Moorhead detectives for a week. But on Monday, police sought the public’s help, and within three hours they learned the man’s name thanks to tipsters.
MOORHEAD – Wednesday night’s Minnesota governor debate will be televised and streamed live online for those who cannot attend in person. The Forum News Service-sponsored debate between Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican Jeff Johnson will begin at 7 p.m.
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.