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Three women have been charged with murder in Polk County for the drug overdose death of a woman last fall.
Remember to watch Duke the Dog tonight, Thursday, at 7 p.m. on the CW! The mayor of Cormorant competed for "Dog of the Year" in the World Dog Awards down in California. The show, hosted by comedian George Lopez, was filmed last week. Duke was elected mayor of Cormoant Village last summer in a write-in, landslide vote.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - When Alexandria police responded to a call about a fight at a local business Wednesday, they found an employee holding a male to the ground who was wearing nothing but a button-up shirt, shoes, and carrying a samurai sword in a sheath.
A 47-year-old West Fargo woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Main Avenue on Wednesday morning after the driver of the SUV she was in was swerving in and out of traffic, police say. Barampama Eda died at the scene of the crash near Main Avenue and Fifth Street East, West Fargo police Lt. Duane Sall said. Her husband, Rwasa Elias, 53, of West Fargo, was driving the SUV that rolled over in the crash. He suffered significant injuries and was taken by ambulance to Essentia Health, Sall said.
On December 29, 2014 at approximately 0012 hours Beltrami County Deputies responded to 216 Dewey Ave SW, Wilton, Minnesota regarding a home invasion/ robbery. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s office has arrested three individuals in reference to the robbery. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s office is looking for Reba Marie Brown DOB: 12/20/1992 as a person of interest in this incident.
An intoxicated man has been taken into treatment for hypothermia after being found in a yard after a bitter cold night in Fergus Falls.
By Brandi Jewett / Grand Forks Herald CROOKSTON, Minn.
Author and outdoors journalist Joe Albert, of Bloomington, Minn., recently hit Amazon's Political Thriller Best Seller list with his debut novel, "Two Shots," a Bemidji-based novel. Albert is the editor of Outdoor News and is also the author of "Two Shots" and "The River," novels that feature Tony Leach, a fictional Minnesota
If the first weeks of his second and final term are any indication, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will be making headlines. In cruising to an easy win in November over Republican Jeff Johnson, Dayton said he would not run again, thus freeing himself of the political restraints that somewhat moderated his tone and rhetoric in his first term. He’s closed the door to a third term. He’s free to speak out without regard to political fallout. He’s already at it. The governor, who is not known for charisma or oratory, nevertheless has a knack for a well-turned phrase and a stick-it-in-the ribs jab.
It could be a prosperous new year for someone in Carlton County in northeast Minnesota. Or maybe it was someone visiting the county. Either way, according to Minnesota State Lottery communications manager Debbie Hoffman, a $1 million Powerball ticket was sold in the county on Nov. 1, but thus far no one has stepped forward to claim it.