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Arvig has decided to exit the Verizon Wireless business, the company announced Monday. All Arvig Verizon Wireless locations will close permanently on Dec. 31, 2014. “It was a difficult decision,...
An hours-long standoff Saturday at a Grafton, N.D., home ended with police using a Taser on a 62-year-old man and taking him into custody for having bombs at his home, court records say. Gregory Sevigny, who was scheduled to appear for a bond hearing in state district court in Grafton on Monday, was arrested after the Grafton Police Department, Grand Forks Regional SWAT team and Grand
BLUFFTON, Minn. – Emergency responders are on the scene of a 32-car train derailment near Highway 10 just northeast of here, law enforcement officials said Monday.
GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — Lonnie Dupre doesn’t give up easily. The Arctic adventurer from Grand Marais will take his lifetime of cold-weather savvy back to Alaska’s Mount McKinley one more time this winter. He will make his fourth attempt to become the first person to climb the 20,237-foot peak solo in January. He tried without success to reach the summit in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
A semi-tanker rolled Wednesday at the intersection of U.S. Highways 71 and 2 just south of Bemidji, spilling gallons of aviation de-icing liquid and causing a interchange ramp to close. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 1988 Mack semi was pulling a tanker of aviation de-icing liquid northbound on U.S. Highway 71 at about 11:20 a.m. The truck was turning left onto the westbound U.S. Highway 2 ramp when it rolled.
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A SkyWest Airlines flight from Brainerd to Minneapolis Friday morning was given priority landing after smoke was detected in the cabin about eight minutes into the 7:47 a.m. flight. A smoke detector sounded and smoke started flowing into the cabin of the CRJ-200 jet, said Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission Chair Andy Larson, who was on Delta flight 7423. Delta flights from Brainerd are operated by SkyWest. "I knew something was wrong when I could feel the plane accelerate," Larson said.
A 62-year-old Aitkin man died Wednesday night after being pulled from the water on Gun Lake in central Aitkin County. He had been operating his all-terrain vehicle on the lake when it broke through the ice that was only about 1-inch thick in that location.
By Pippi Mayfield / DL Newspapers When new homeowners Jamie Pollock and Robby Haataja started a flooring project in their Detroit Lakes home, they never imagined they would find a piece of history under the floor. “We tore up a floor in our entryway and it’s dirt underneath there,” Pollock said. “My boyfriend had to move a big piece of granite in order to put down new floor joists. “At first we were joking that now we wouldn’t need to buy headstones because we had one, we just needed to put our names on it,” she said with a laugh.
By Kathleen Bryan / Dickinson Press Authorities say a woman arrested Sunday for leaving her two children unattended in a vehicle while she and her boyfriend were drinking at a club in Ray was intoxicated before she entered the bar. Sarah Alyea, 28, of Montana, and boyfriend Bradley Brunko, 37, of Idaho, were each charged with two counts of child neglect, a class C felony. Brunko told Deputy Chris Lindquist, of the Williams County Sheriff’s
A driver who crashed a stolen bus punched a Fargo police officer when the officer came over to make sure the driver was okay, according to police. Police arrested Jacob Earl Sopher, 29, at about 1:20 p.m. in south Fargo Wednesday for assaulting a police officer, possession of a stolen vehicle and DUI, Fargo police Sgt. Shawn Gamradt said.