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A Verndale farm wife and program technician at the USDA’s Farm Service Agency office in Wadena has been charged with stealing more than $100,000 through a loan scam she is charged with engineering.
A Grafton woman accused of locking four young children in a dog cage pleaded not guilty Tuesday. A Sept. 29 jury trial has been set for Jordan Nelson, 23.
ELBOW LAKE, Minn. —A Maynard woman who had faced an attempted murder charge for stabbing her former boyfriend multiple times was sentenced Monday to more than six years of prison. Carly Lacey was sentenced instead on a charge of first-degree assault.
Perham-Dent School District voters turned down a $58.3 million school bond referendum Tuesday. In unofficial results, the issue lost with 1,771 or 44 percent of voters casting their ballots for the measure, and 2,273 or 56 percent voting against it, the district's website reported. Superintendent Mitch Anderson said there was "a real solid turnout" during the day at the three polling locations in Perham, Dent and Ott
JASPER, Minn.—Two women died in a hog barn fire near Jasper in southwest Minnesota on Monday morning. Sharla Drew, 50, and Kristy Giesler, 32, both of Jasper, died when a barn the two were inside caught on fire.
By Steve Kohl / Brainerd Daily News Driver Tom Thesing crawled from the cab of his overturned semitrailer Monday and into a pile of beer cans. The independent trucker was transporting a load of beer when the vehicle rolled into the ditch on Wise Road near Beaver Dam Road, north of Brainerd. Traffic on Wise Road was detoured for several hours Monday while clean up took place.
AITKIN, Minn. - A 77-year-old Aitkin man died Saturday afternoon while fishing on Farm Island Lake south of Aitkin in northern Minnesota. The Aitkin County Sheriff's Officer reported that Kenneth Arnold Pomeroy was a passenger fishing from a boat when a wave hit the boat, causing Pomeroy to go overboard. Pomeroy was wearing a lifejacket, but was reported to have been underwater for 30 to 45 seconds.
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Supreme Court on Monday heard the appeal of a law enforcement agent who, along with the state, was ordered in November to pay more than $50,000 for misplacing a man's alleged stolen payloader. The court took the case under advisement after questioning attorneys on both sides of the case. The attorney representing the state, Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Byers, admitted to the justi
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There are mangled trees, houses destroyed and a 100-year-old Lutheran church has been cut in half. Delmont, a town of fewer than 300 people, was hit hard by a tornado...