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DEERWOOD, Minn. - Two men were pulled from a central Minnesota lake Friday by a citizen who witnessed an ultralight aircraft crashing into the lake, Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl reported. The pilot, Richard Northburg of Deerwood, and passenger, Justin Odle of Aitkin, were not injured. Northburg reported to deputies that they were flying over Agate Lake near Deerwood when the engine on the aircraft stalled, causing them to land in the lake.
BRAINERD, Minn. - A Denver man who allegedly ran over a 21-year-old Greenwood woman Saturday evening when she fell off the boat he was driving on Whitefish Lake faces criminal charges. Thomas Hurlbut Ryan, 24, was charged Tuesday in Crow Wing District Court with two felony counts of criminal vehicular operation causing great bodily harm while under the influence and two misdemeanor charges of driving while intoxicated.
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. - A 21-year-old woman suffered severe lacerations to her leg after a boat ran over her Saturday on Whitefish Lake, the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office reported.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at Wildridge Campgrounds on Lobster Lake on Sunday, August 3, after 15-year-old Brennon David Johnson from Montevideo did not return from kayaking on the lake. According to his mother, Jazell Holverson, Johnson went kayaking around 12:30 p.m.
A Menahga teen is still in the hospital with serious injuries after a head-on crash near Wolf Lake Wednesday afternoon. The 16-year old boy, who was a passenger in one of the vehicles, was airlifted to Fargo. The accident happened at 4:52 p.m.
A Park Rapids man was injured in a two-car crash Friday night on Highway 59 in Otter Tail County. Wayne K. Sorenson, 65, suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. A passenger in the car, Diane M.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A Detroit Lakes man has been charged with making terroristic threats and second-degree assault after police say he pointed a gun at another man’s face on West Lake Drive in front of Zorbaz here on Saturday night. David James Tuma, 42, was released on $25,000 bond after his first court appearance this week. According to the complaint, police received a 911 call about 10:20 p.m.
A Detroit Lakes man is facing two felony charges in Becker County after allegedly exchanging nude pictures with a 15-year-old girl via Facebook. Dallas Dale Petree, 19, made his initial court appearance on the charges of possessing pornographic work-computer disk/electronic/magnetic/optical image with porn and distributing via electronic communication material that relates/describes sexual conduct to a child. On July 14 Detroit Lakes Police responded to a rep
ELBOW LAKE, Minn. – A woman was arrested east of this western Minnesota city early Saturday after allegedly stabbing a man, causing him serious injuries. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office and Elbow Lake police received a 911 call at 12:46 a.m. from a 38-year-old man who said he had been stabbed at a remote campsite in Tipsinah Mounds Campground.
An Alexandria, Minn., couple died in a rollover north in Kansas on Thursday. The victims were Kay Dianne Pautz, 69, the driver, and her passenger, Gary Walter Pautz, 70. The accident happened at 3:55 p.m., north of McPherson, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. Pamela Pierce, 56, of Hutchinson, Kan.,was driving a Nissan Rogue and cut in front of the Pautz’s Ford Expedition while attempting to pass it, according to the patrol.