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All those ear-to-ear grinning, hand-grabbing, stickers-sticking politicians in your Fourth of July parade should have tipped you off: It’s election season. Yes, yes, Election Day is still four months off,...
A child reported missing near Perham at about
A 14-year-old Bemidji boy is in serious condition after being severely burned
A Brooklyn Park, Minn., man was found drowned in an Itasca County lake Tuesday morning.
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