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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.
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ST. PAUL - A traveling Minnesota petting zoo has been linked to an outbreak of E. coli infections in several counties.
MILACA, Minn. - The body of a 56-year-old Cottage Grove man was found Saturday on the east side of Mille Lacs Lake, Mille Lacs County Sheriff Brent Lindgren reported.
Detroit Lakes Tribune and Becker County Record publisher Dennis Winskowski will add the Park Rapids Enterprise publisher position to his list of responsibilities beginning Aug.
A Detroit Lakes woman whose body was found outside a Menahga home last month died of strangulation, according to her death certificate. Family members found 32-year-old Kelly Marie Lund dead in a tent on her brother’s lawn the morning of July 12. She had returned to her hometown for the annual Midsummer Festival and was camping out with her boyfriend, Robert Mieseler.