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A 20-year-old woman from Bloomington, Minn., was found unconscious Wednesday morning in a wooded area near Rice Avenue and 10th Street NW in Bemidji. She was later pronounced dead at the hospital.The woman, identified as Sandra Lommen, 20, was found at about 8:30 a.m., after law enforcement and emergency personnel responded to a report of a person lying in the wooded area, according to a release from the Bemidji Police Department.There were signs of intoxication and hypothermia, polic
he Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a serious injury accident on Tuesday on U.S. Highway 2 near the Bemidji Airport. Law enforcement responded to a crash near mile marker 110 involving two vehicles at 5:04 p.m, according to the state patrol website. Aaron Pearson, 33, of Laporte, was driving a 1999 GMC while pulling a camper that was traveling Westbound on Hwy 2. Pearson had two juvenile passengers. A second vehicle, a 2001 Ford Ranger being driven by Scott Wright, 37, of Bemidji, was heading southbound on Moberg Dr.
As state officials met in Bismarck to approve new oil conditioning standards and to discuss the drop in crude oil prices, landowners from the Oil Patch gathered at a separate meeting to review a different side of the Bakken oil boom – spills, soil contamination and landowner rights. Landowners gathered in Antler, north of Minot near the U.S.-Canadian border, on Tuesday and discussed with David Glatt, director of the state Department of Health, how the state is working to limit harmful spills, improve land reclamation and protect the rights of North Dakotans.
By Lauren Donovan / Bismarck Tribune Two months after he went missing, Bentley the German shepherd is back home again with his family in Mandan after being found about 200 miles away in Detroit Lakes, Minn. Bentley is somewhat worse for wear after his absence. He has lost body weight, his paws are raw, he has intestinal problems, pneumonia and a severe ear infection, but his owner, Cindi Leach, says the veterinarian who examined him earlier this week is confident that in two weeks, with medication, he will bounce right back.
"Everlasting" is not only the name of Martina McBride's newest album, but it can be applied to her musical career also, as the popular female vocalist approaches her 25th year on the mainstream music scene, having racked up 20 top-10 hits and six No. 1 singles in that timeframe. McBride, a three-time Female Vocalist of the Year from the Country Music Association, will perform in concert on Dec.
By Sarah Volpenheim / Grand Forks Herald A Crookston nurse's license was suspended after administrators at the Villa St.
GRAND FORKS – We’ve all heard the axiom “nice guys finish last.” Thanks to the dating app Lulu and the publication Business Insider, nice guys are finishing first – among...
By Brent Neely/ MPR Washington – At a rally in front of the Capitol last week, U.S. Rep.
Going to a hospital is getting safer: The chances that U.S. patients would pick up infections, get the wrong drug or dose, or be hurt in other ways, ranging from falls to bed sores, fell 17 percent between 2010 and 2013. But there is still a lot of room for improvement. A progress report from the U.S.