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ELY — An Ely man was killed Friday in a boating accident on Lake Shagawa near Ely in northeastern Minnesota. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office said dispatchers got a call reporting the crash at 5:30 a.m. Saturday.
FARGO – Two sex offenders who are expecting a child together, and who were accused of absconding, have pleaded guilty. Denise Kelly Gerszewski, 31, and Wesley Owen Gee, 30, both of Fargo, pleaded guilty this week in Cass County District Court to one count of failing to register as a sex offender, a Class C felony.
By day, Tim Eggebraaten keeps the peace here as the chief of police. But don’t accuse the 47-year-old of being a member of the fun police after hours, when he dresses down, picks up an acoustic guitar and microphone and entertains crowds at private parties, conferences and bars across the region as one-man band Off Duty, a name he thought up during one of his first gigs.
BRAINERD, Minn. — Environmental activists on horseback passed through the Brainerd lakes area this week with the mission to raise awareness of what they say are the dangers associated with Enbridge’s proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline. Monday, more than a dozen riders began their journey in East Lake, Minn., near the Rice Lake National Wildlife Management Area in Aitkin County.
Four people, including two children, were rescued during a night-time search Wednesday on Lower Red Lake in northern Minnesota. Using night vision goggles and an OAM AS350 helicopter, agents from U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine responded to a call from the Red Lake (Minn.) Police Department about 2 a.m.
HILLSBORO, N.D. – A 26-year-old man accused of texting while driving was charged Wednesday with felony manslaughter in a Traill County crash that killed a bicyclist in June.
FARGO – A Fargo mother accused of using their child’s toy to beat her husband, breaking it across his head while he held their baby, and then assaulting her mother, has pleaded guilty.
An Ogema woman faces felony charges of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter in the death of a man found lying on the roadway in Maple Grove Township Friday night. Jessica Marie Kilde, 33, of 46420 Highway 34, Ogema is accused in the death of her boyfriend, Richard Allen Baity, 41, also of rural Ogema.
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.