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KANABEC COUNTY - A sheriff's deputy for Kanabec County in Minnesota was taken to the hospital after he hit a cow with his squad car. Thirty-year-old Dpty. Daniel Steven was looking for a cow reported on the road. As Steven was driving around, the cow ran out of the ditch and was hit. Airbags went off in the squad car. Steven was taken to a hospital, but is expected to be ok. It's unknown if the cow survived.
HARPURSEVILLE, N.Y. - A live stream of a giraffe about to give birth is captivating people across the country. Tens of millions of people have logged on to watch a live stream of the pregnancy of April the giraffe and her mate at The Animal Adventure Park.
Teddy Raymond Millage Jr., 24, of Fergus Falls has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Feb. 4, law enforcement officers were looking for a red car occupied by a suspect in a forgery case. A trooper on Highway 59 in Becker County saw a vehicle with an object hanging from the rear-view mirror. He pulled the vehicle over. Millage was driving and was arrested on a warrant.
Jeremy Lehi Labbe, 38, of Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree controlled substance crime and felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime.
Lindsay Ann Tibbetts, 26, of Frazee, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Jan. 31, law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at a Becker County residence. In a purse, they found three plastic baggies containing a total of 1.6 grams of meth (with packaging). Tibbetts allegedly admitted ownership of the meth.
MOORHEAD, Minn. - A Moorhead resident sitting in a recliner at home was hit when a pickup came smashing into the room. The Moorhead Fire Department said around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, a medical condition caused a driver to lose consciousness in a neighborhood south of The Meadows golf course. The pickup hit what's described as a den area of the home.
A Frazee man has been sentenced to 17 months in prison for causing a two-car collision that injured several people. Charles KC Hughes Jr., 23, of 510 S. Lake St., Frazee has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony count of criminal vehicular operation - substantial bodily harm. A second identical charge was dismissed in a plea agreement. Two gross misdemeanor DWI charges were also dropped.
DEER CREEK, Minn. – A 2-year-old boy is the only survivor of a head-on car crash Sunday afternoon, Feb. 5, that killed two drivers near here in Otter Tail County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The boy, who’s from Wadena, was hospitalized after the crash, but his injuries were not life-threatening, the patrol said. The crash happened about 3:18 p.m. on state Highway 29 two miles east of Deer Creek, southwest of Wadena.
Jason Everett Jensen, 31, of Moorhead, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Dec. 15 he was arrested by deputies on a warrant at a residence on Pickerel Road N.E. A black tin was allegedly found in his possession, containing two hypodermic needles and 5.9 grams of methamphetamines.
Benjamin Phillip Buckley, age 33, of Leek Lake Drive in Vergas, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, he was pulled over on Highway 59 on Christmas Day of 2015 after complaints about an erratic driver. A small Ziploc baggie of meth was found floating in a large glass of liquid on the center console.