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BEMIDJI -- A former teacher at Voyageurs Expeditionary School in Bemidji plead guilty to felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct in Beltrami County Court on Tuesday.
Lisa Knudson became the second triathlon athlete killed on the road this year when a car rear-ended the bicycle she was riding this past Friday.
Ya gotta love Minnesota’s latest designer license plate that features an image of the state’s iconic moose. The plate is the eighth in a series of Critical Habitat license plates offered by the state, with fees from purchases going to buy conservation land and for wildlife research. The fee for motorists who want the special plate is $30 above the normal yearly license plate fee. If past habitat plates are any guide, the moose plate will be a hit among Minnesotans, and lot of money for the threatened moose population will be raised. Moose numbers are dwindling.
Two runaway West Fargo sisters found in Wilmington, N.D., on Monday were allegedly being held against their will by two men and forced to sell magazines, West Fargo police and WECT-TV in Wilmington reported Wednesday.
By John Myers / Duluth News Tribune Minnesota’s dwindling moose herd will now get its own license plate and a new source of money for research into why their numbers are declining so rapidly. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Monday unveiled a new moose-themed conservation license plate to join the state’s lineup of other nature-themed designs. The Critical Habitat license plates require an extra $30 donation above the n
By Zach Kayser / Bemidji Pioneer In the shadow of a state decision Thursday to study alternative routes for the proposed $2.6 billion Sandpiper crude oil pipeline, politicians weighed in on whether to wait for new and different pathways through Minnesota or go ahead with Enbridge Energy's original proposed plan. Enbridge, a Calgary-based energy company, has said studying alternative routes could delay the project by at least three years, and buildin
DETROIT LAKES – A Minot man stabbed three men from Canada early Thursday at a campground near the WE Fest concert venue, leaving them with wounds that were not life-threatening, the Becker County Sheriff’s Department said.
By Bryce Haugen / Wadena Pioneer Journal Wadena County Sheriff's Office arrested a rural Menahga woman after she allegedly fled authorities in her vehicle, reaching speeds of 100 miles per hour Friday evening. The incident started about 11:50 p.m. when a citizen called into the sheriff's office to report poor driving behavior. A deputy located the vehicle a short time later on County Road 23 and attempted to conduct a traffic stop.
The route for the controversial Sandpiper oil pipeline will be discussed today at a hearing before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. The Enbridge pipeline project would transport oil from near Tioga in western North Dakota more than 600 miles to an Enbridge terminal in Superior, Wis. The project has been met with some resistance in northern Minnesota by groups such as Honor the Earth and Friends of the Headwaters. The groups have been among