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A Fargo man is behind bars Tuesday morning after fleeing police in a stolen truck, then trying to flee again in a different stolen truck before getting stuck in the snow. Zachary Rogers, 23, of Fargo, had already fled once from Cass County deputies and Fargo police once Tuesday night in a stolen truck when West Fargo police tried to pull him over again at about 1:33 a.m., said West Fargo police Lt. Duane Sall.
Northeastern Minnesota’s troubled moose herd continues to dwindle, according to the annual aerial survey headed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. While numbers vary from year to year based on survey conditions, such as the amount of snow on the ground, surveys continue to show that moose numbers are in trouble, the DNR reported Tuesday. This year’s survey spurred a regionwide estimate of about 3,450 moose. That’s down from 4,350 last year but up from an estimated 2,760 in 2013.
Today is Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. Or not. With online dating services more popular than ever, navigating the waters of a relationship presents a whole new...
A 35-year-old Redby woman was apparently stabbed to death Friday evening in north Bemidji, police said early Saturday. Bemidji Police, along with the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office and Bemidji Fire Department, responded to a report of a person lying in the street in the 2800 block of Ridgeway Avenue at about 7:15 p.m., according to a press release from Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin.
By John Myers / Duluth News Tribune Two bills have been introduced in the U.S. House this week to strip federal Endangered Species Act protections from wolves in several states. U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., introduced HF 843 that would prohibit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from listing wolves under the Endangered Species Act in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. Meanwhile, U.S. Rep.
By Jacob Tellers / Fergus Falls Daily Journal FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A former Beltrami County jail inmate who walked 188 miles to northern Minnesota from Minneapolis to report back to jail and who is suing the county in U.S.
Sherry Midstokke clutched a piece of yellow paper as she moved toward the front of the lone courtroom in the Steele County Courthouse Wednesday. On the paper were some of the last words her children would hear her speak before she was sentenced by District Judge Steven Marquart to 30 years in prison for killing their father.
There’s mixed news on a topic that’s near and dear to our area: clean lakes. As reported in a front-page Star Tribune story, keeping Minnesota lakes clean is hugely expensive...
More than two dozen people are crowded inside the lobby of the Carlton County Attorney's Office in Carlton this morning protesting the planned autopsy of a Fond du Lac band member. Family members and tribal officials have been meeting this morning with County Attorney Thomas Pertler and law enforcement. Plans by the St.
Carlton County authorities on Tuesday released a sketch of the man suspected of physically and sexually assaulting a woman last week along Interstate 35 near Esko. The Carlton County Sheriff's Office said the incident occurred between 10:05 p.m. and 11:05 p.m. Feb. 3 when a woman traveling north on I-35 stopped to assist a motorist who was pulled over on the freeway's shoulder.