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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.
By Brady Slater It's not every day a Duluth resident winds up in the middle of the national conversation, caught up in the rotors of the national media. For an...
Shortly after 7 p.m. Jan. 13, Jodi Schwen was watching television at her Gull Lake home when she and husband Kent heard a loud boom and felt the earth move. "It was the deepest rumbling under the house," Jodi Schwen said.
A Moorhead man who was caught tattooing minors here apologized to his victims before he was sentenced on Monday to 45 days in jail. “I understand the mistakes that were made,” Ralph Curiel told Judge Steven Cahill in Clay County District Court. “They were too young to make that decision on their own.”
BY Tom Olson More than a dozen members of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe gathered Sunday on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus, demanding the release of the body of a spiritual leader who died a day earlier and was scheduled to undergo an autopsy. Mushkoob Aubid, 65, was involved in a serious car accident Friday and died Saturday at Cloquet Memorial Hospital.
By Nadya Faulx BOWMAN, N.D. -- Southwest North Dakota is a place known more for its oil industry than its health care, but one doctor is putting the region on the map with a new cutting-edge medical procedure that's attracting patients from across the state. Dr. Forrest Lanchbury and a team of nurses now provide stem cell therapy to patients at Bowman's Southwest Healthcare Services, making it the only facility in North Dakota to offer the procedure, in which a patient's own stem cells are injected to a specific site in order to encourage healing.
FARGO – A former Fargo school paraprofessional has pleaded guilty in connection with a case in which she was accused of showing a student nude selfies. Sara Joy Wurgler, of Fargo, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of misdemeanor deprivation of a minor. Wurgler was sentenced to 30 days in jail and two years of probation.
PERHAM, Minn. – For the first time in as long as anyone can remember, Perham has lost an active-duty firefighter whose passing is being investigated as a possible line of duty death.