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By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer The Clearwater County Sheriff finished his final fight Tuesday. Mike Erickson, 54, was Clearwater County Sheriff for eight years; he spent the last two battling cancer.
By John JMyers / Duluth News Tribune The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday said it has made final its decision to strip Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers of the permits he needs to place radio collars on wild bears. Rogers said Wednesday that he will appeal the DNR’s decision to a three-judge panel of the Minnesota Court of Appeals within 30 days.
By Andrew Scheeler / Bismarck Tribune MANDAN, N.D. - On Wednesday, William Kiefer ran out of second chances.
A West Fargo woman has pleaded not guilty in the death of her 4-day-old baby. 32-year-old Reanne Pederson is charged with negligent homicide and ingesting a controlled substance.
Authorities in Douglas County say a burglary suspect called 911 on Monday to report he was being chased — by the owner of the vehicle he allegedly burglarized in Oliver. The suspect and a female companion eventually were tracked by a Douglas County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit along the St.
By RPorter/ Wadena Pioneer Journal After another three and a half hours of work on Sept. 15, Wadena County commissioners were able to identify about $330,000 that could be cut from the budgets for 2015 proposed by department heads in August. The discussions among commissioners were intense and focused.
Wet springs are bad for pheasants but can be great for waterfowl, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2014 report on the duck breeding populations indicated that this year. That could be good news for hunters who will kick off their season on Saturday for the Minnesota waterfowl opener. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimated the breeding duck numbers based on surveys conducted in May and early June.
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer A Bemidji man accused of running over a woman’s arm and dragging her down a driveway with his car in August pleaded not guilty...
B y Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer Beltrami County warrant has been issued for one the of three people arrested in a conspiracy to transport methamphetamine from the Twin Cities to the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Delisha Rae Rodriguez, 25, of Richfield was arrested in May along with Alex Dejesus-Zu
A Windom, Minn., man was ordered Monday to serve 15 years in prison for shaking his 3-month-old son and causing him a serious head injury. Robert Allen Duckstad, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of child abuse, a Class A felony, in state district court in Grand Forks. According to the criminal complaint, Duckstad had just worked the overnight shift and was “tired, frustrated and stressed” when he returned home one morning in June 2013. His son was bei