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A Park Rapids man is in the Becker County jail after allegedly assaulting a woman and then chasing around a man, who tried to intervene, around with a hatchet. Wayne Lee Patton, 48, is charged with three felonies - assault with a dangerous weapon and two domestic assault charges.
Ginnie Donovan of Lake Park, Minn., was in the midst of a prayer service for her daughter Monday night when she got the call from the Minnesota State Patrol. Two Hastings, Minn., residents had been arrested in the hit and run crash that killed 10-year-old Caylin Donovan of Lake Park, Minn., about 10 days ago on a highway on the shores of Lake Mille Lacs. Arrested were Steven Lee Meier, 44, and Deborah Lynn Chandler, 45, after a tip from the public aided the Minnesota State Patrol investigation.
A man was struck by lightning Sunday morning while fishing on Baby Lake in rural Hackensack. The Cass County Sheriff's office was notified of the lightning strike at 10:38 a.m. When responders and medical personnel arrived they found three adult males were fishing in a boat and one was struck by lightning. The male was transported via North Air Care to a Twin Cities hospital and two adult males were taken by North Memorial Ambulance to Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
One of the first drownings of the summer season in Minnesota’s lake country was reported Saturday when a man went overb
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- Thursday was a shocking day for people in Fergus Falls and throughout Otter Tail County.
A man is charged with felony drug possession after four pounds of meth with an estimated street value of $200,000 was discovered in a package being delivered to a Wadena home. Wadena County Sheriff Michael Carr received information from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension about a suspicious package that was being mailed from Arizona to a residence in the Wadena.
A Park Rapids man has been found guilty by a jury of felony first-degree aggravated robbery in the April 24, 2014, robbery of DL Tobacco. Eric Jerome Goodman, 29, of 210 Park Ave. S. Park Rapids was found guilty in Becker County District Court Tuesday. According to court records: At about 3:30 p.m. April 24, 2014 officers were dispatched to the DL Tobacco Store in Detroit Lakes on the report of an armed robbery.
One man is in custody after shooting another man outside a Battle Lake bar early Sunday.