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GLYNDON, Minn. - Glyndon Police Chief Mike Cline isn’t complaining about the late-night phone call from his officer, who was working a traffic safety enforcement overtime shift when he pulled over a man allegedly driving a van with 88 pounds of marijuana stuffed inside a safe in there. “This is not ditch weed; this is really good nug,” said Cline at a news conference in Glyndon, standing in front of a table piled high with the marijuana, vacuum-sealed into one to one-and-a-quarter pound packages.
EAGAN, Minn. -- A Dakota County sheriff’s deputy allegedly caught two Minnesota lawmakers “making out” in a parked car last week, according to law enforcement reports and court records, but the lawmakers say that accusation is “completely false” and a “lie.”
The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the victim who died of a suspicious death earlier this week. The death of Anthony Warren, 46, of Detroit Lakes is still under investigation.Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call Monday at about 12:05 a.m.
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Joseph Starblanket Martin, 32, of 25965 County Road 39, Osage has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Aug.
Mahnomen County authorities have identified the victim of what they are calling a suspicious death Monday. Anthony Warren, 46, Detroit Lakes, Minn., was found unresponsive at a residence in Naytahwaush, Minn., 22 miles east of Mahnomen, Minn., at 12:05 a.m. Monday after a report of a male who was not breathing, according to a report from the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Department.
WADENA, Minn.— Accusations, rumors and mystery are surrounding a Wadena farm this week. This after investigators issued a search warrant looking for human remains . Unexpectedly Monday morning, Dan Hansen says his farm about two miles north of Wadena was swarming with investigators.
A construction worker has died after an accident at the Minnesota Vikings stadium. A statement from John Wood, senior vice president from Mortenson Construction, said one worker from Berwald Roofing has died and another is in serious condition after the accident about 7:45 a.m. on the U.S. Bank Stadium construction site. They were working on the north side of the building. All work on the project has been stopped.
ZIMMERMAN, Minn. -- A Zimmerman man has admitted his guilt to a 2014 case of illegally taking multiple deer in the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge east of St. Cloud. The case started last November when Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer Mitch Sladek of Big Lake observed a woman and her daughter bypass a locked gate and enter the refuge pulling a two-wheel deer cart. “I asked them who shot a deer,” said Sladek. “The woman said her husband, Michael Walz, had shot the deer and they were going to help him bring it out with the cart.”
Those interested in learning more about a statewide regulation proposal for northern pike fishing can attend informational meetings that will detail a zone concept to address different pike management objectives in north-central, northeast and southern Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will discuss creating three pike fishing zones that could solve unique challenges with pike in each zone and improve northern pike fishing statewide. The zone proposal would address pike management objectives that differ depending on region as follows: