Forum News Service
The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, including the Dakotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. In addition to breaking and enterprise news, we offer a wide variety of sports, features, business, agriculture, outdoors and opinion content. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.
- Member for
- 5 years 3 months
An Osage man and a New York Mills man were both injured when one Chevy Silverado rear-ended another on Highway 10 Friday afternoon near Perham. Paul E. Myllykangas, 29, of Osage and Olaf C. Hetland, 21, of New York Mills, both suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Both men were eastbound on Highway 10.
Two Fargo residents suffered serious injuries after their vehicle hit a deer, spun out, and was hit broadside by another vehicle on I-94 in Douglas County Saturday evening. Two people from Ottertail were involved, but were not injured, in the crash, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Clyde D. Staus, 61, and Julie K.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A woman who triggered a police standoff after reporting a man threatening her with a gun in her home may have been hallucinating, a Fergus Falls police said Thursday. Witnesses who spoke with the woman before the standoff told police she “was experiencing auditory and visual hallucinations,” police said. The woman called police about 11:50 a.m. Wednesday claiming someone assaulted her child and a man was in her home with a gun.
GRAND FORKS - Three anglers and Grand Forks police officers rescued a 65-year-old woman from the Red River near downtown Thursday night.
Four people, including two children, were rescued during a night-time search Wednesday on Lower Red Lake in northern Minnesota. Using night vision goggles and an OAM AS350 helicopter, agents from U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine responded to a call from the Red Lake (Minn.) Police Department about 2 a.m. Wednesday.
BEMIDJI, Minn. - A man is in custody after a high-speed chase Tuesday night ended with shots fired on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota. Timothy Scott, 33, of Grygla, faces charges of driving while intoxicated, felony fleeing a peace officer and first-degree assault and is being held at the Beltrami County Jail in Bemidji.
ROSEAU, Minn. - Two drivers died in a head-on collision in northwest Minnesota on Tuesday, the Minnesota State Patrol said.
FARGO - A 28-year-old man caught vandalizing the Cass County Courthouse early Monday is responsible for two other recent cases of damage to the building, according to the sheriff's department. Christopher Wagar, of Fargo, was booked into the Cass County Jail on a misdemeanor count of criminal mischief and a felony count of criminal mischief.
OTTER TAIL COUNTY – A Fargo man and three others were taken to the hospital as a result of a two-vehicle car crash in Otter Tail County on Friday, authorities said. Calby Beckstrand, 23, of Fargo drove his pickup truck through a stop sign at the intersection of highway 41 and 440th Street, Otter Tail County Sheriff’s officials said. Beckstrand’s truck did not stop or slow down and was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound on Highway 41.
NORMAN COUNTY, Minn.