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MINOT— The Minot Police Department said a 50-year-old man was hospitalized Sunday night for a gunshot wound that may have been accidental. However, an investigation is ongoing, police said Monday...
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — One of the rescuers who responded to the crash that killed two brothers near Fergus Falls, in June has been charged with taking money from one of the victims' wallet, according to the state Department of Public Safety. Tara Kimberly Lindquist, 42, a member of the Dalton Fire and Rescue Squad, has been charged in Otter Tail County District Court with one misdemeanor count of theft. According to the criminal complaint, she was among the first emergency responders at the scene of the June 23 crash on Interstate 94.
FARGO — An 11-year-old boy was stabbed at a neighborhood park here Saturday afternoon. The stabbing happened around 4:30 p.m. in Roosevelt Park in north Fargo. The boy had stab...
FARGO — White Earth activist Winona LaDuke was recently hospitalized after falling off of her horse. Winona LaDuke, a land recovery activist for about three decades, posted on Facebook that...
Rice County body likely that of missing Ohio woman; Faribault man held FARIBAULT, Minn.—Rice County authorities on Friday found what's believed to be the body of a missing Ohio woman and arrested a Faribault, Minn., man on suspicion of homicide. Information gathered by investigators on Friday afternoon led police to what's believed to be the body of Chelsea E.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Authorities have released the name of the Fargo man found dead in his camper at WE Fest late Friday morning. A family member of Troy Lee, 49, called authorities to tell them Lee was unresponsive in Valley Campground about 11:30 a.m. A release from the Becker County Sheriff's office said no foul play was suspected and the his death doesn't seem to be alcohol related. An autopsy will be done at Regions Hospital in St.
NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. — An 11-year-old girl has died after being pulled unresponsive from a creek in New Brighton’s Long Lake Park Thursday afternoon. The girl, who has not yet...
DICKINSON, N.D. — Southwest Judicial District Court Judge Zane Anderson has announced his resignation and retirement effective Nov. 1. A press release sent Friday by the North Dakota Supreme Court...
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—The Becker County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a Fargo man at WE Fest. The sheriff's office responded to an emergency call around 11:30 a.m. Friday at a WE Fest campground. Authorities say a 49-year-old man was found dead in a camper, and that an acquaintance found the body. Sheriff's officials haven't been able to confirm a cause of death or release the identity of the victim, but say they do not suspect foul play. The man's body will be autopsied.
BISMARCK — The Bismarck Public School District violated North Dakota's open records law when it blocked out descriptions of legal services on billing statements from a law firm, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem stated in an opinion Thursday. Nick Archuleta, the president of North Dakota United, a union representing teachers and public employees, requested records in February relating to services provided to the school district by Bismarck law firm Pearce & Durick, as well as payments for those services. The school district redacted descriptions of the legal services provided, but Stene