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The Pelican Rapids woman accused of hitting a boy while driving an ATV and leaving the scene has changed her plea to guilty in Otter Tail County Court. Abigail Feist, 24, was driving the vehicle in March outside the Pelican Rapids Supper Club when she hit the 6-year-old boy and left the scene. The boy had minor injuries in the crash. Feist faces misdemeanor charges of criminal vehicular operation and is scheduled to be sen
More than 600 people gathered in the Kindred High School gym here Tuesday night to remember Cathy Jostad's smile, service and sacrific "Can you imagine what she went through seeing the truck, knowing she had all of those young people in her hands?" said Aanen Gjovik, pastor at Norman Lutheran Church. "She was a good shepherd. She sacrificed herself for those kids and stayed the course, hit the (truck)." Jostad, 64, died early Friday morning as a result of serious injuries suffered in a crash involving her school bus and four semi trucks on Highway 46, on Sept. 25.
A Level 3 sex offender who fled Detroit Lakes and was captured in Billings, Mont., has been sentenced to two years in prison – though he has already served more than half of that time in jail. Robert Thomas Baca, 49, of 303 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony vi
Cathy Jostad, a school bus driver injured in a crash near Kindred, died early Friday morning according to a CaringBridge site maintained by her family. "Sadly after a courageous fight Mom passed away today shortly after midnight," Jostad's daughter Lisa wrote.
A man and a woman are accused of fleeing police at the Detroit Lakes Walmart and leaving their car at Long Lake Park with nearly a quarter-pound of methamphetamines inside. James Matthew Longfield, 30, of Mahnomen and Mariah Jean Giard, 24, of Naytahwaush are both charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Sept.
A 55-year-old Moorhead man may face charges in an incident on a northwestern Minnesota lake where it was thought a man used a pontoon to harass a deer and stop it from getting to shore -- thus killing the animal.
` Police are searching for a woman in connection with a Wednesday robbery at Bremer Bank here. At about 1:30 p.m., the woman allegedly displayed a weapon in the lobby of the bank at 921 N. Washington St. and demanded money, Grand Forks Police Lt. Derik Zimmel said. She then left the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash, Zimmel said.
34-year-old female inmate has been flown to a Duluth-area hospital after she was found to be unresponsive and then revived at the Beltrami County Jail early Tuesday. At approximately 2:37 a.m., Beltrami County correctional staff were notified of a medical emergency regarding an inmate within the facility, according to a release from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office. The woman was found to be unresponsive, not breathing and without a pulse.
Investigators have made an arrest in connection to the death of a Naytahwaush, Minn., man in an apparent hit and run Sunday, according to Clearwater County Sheriff's Office. Elmer William Thompson, 43, was arrested without a struggle at about 3:30 p.m.
More than 150 people gathered in this small town Monday for a tearful vigil for the seriously injured driver of a public school bus that was involved in a crash with four semis in thick fog Friday. The 34 fourth-graders in the bus escaped safely, but it took almost an hour for first responders to pull the driver, Cathryn Jostad, from the wreckage.