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Two horses are dead, and two others reportedly near death, in an animal neglect case on a farm seven miles southwest of Vergas. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department received a call about the animals Sunday morning. As many as 10 horses at the site need rescuing, though that number is still unconfirmed, according to the sheriff's department. Those animals are reportedly still alive, but neglected. The sheriff's department is working on the case with the Minnesota Humane Society.
A head-on collision on Minnesota Highway 32 killed a teenage boy from Fertile Tuesday afternoon, the State Patrol said. Cody W. Christianson, 16, was southbound in Mitsubishi Montero Sport when the SUV crossed the centerline and crashed into a Freightliner semi, the patrol said. The accident occurred at around 3 p.m. 10 miles north of Fertile. The driver of the semi, Brian L. Doehling, 39, Hector, Minn., was not injured.
Sheriff Tom Burch reports a two vehicle crash occurred by Agency Bay Resort on Onigum Road near Walker on Monday evening at approximately 9:25 PM. A female passenger in one of the vehicles was ejected from the vehicle and has been transported to a Fargo hospital. The driver of that vehicle was treated and released at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle, Jeremiah Hess, age 28, of Walker was taken into custody, pending formal charges. Officers from the Cass County Sheriff's Office, Walker Police Department and State Patrol responded to the scene.
ST. PAUL - Minnesotans must loudly demand that lawmakers approve Sunday alcohol sales if the proposal has a chance to pass, its Senate sponsor says. Sen.
GRAND FORKS - School administrators say they're still developing ways to address the student body after three Red River High School students dressed in Ku Klux Klan garb at a hockey game Friday night. School officials said they won't reveal what punishment the students received because of a federal law protecting the privacy of students' records. High school Principal Kristopher Arason said Monday that the consequences would be the same as at any school, ranging from "suspensions to (affecting) participation in extracurricular events to letters of apology." Three students identified as fres
Authorities are investigating a case of possible horse neglect in western Minnesota. The Otter Tail County sheriff's office was called Sunday about two dead horses and two others near death in rural Vergas. A neighbor gave 10 horses food and water. The 10 horses did not have hay. The sheriff's office says the state Humane Society and High Tail Ranch and Rescue near Hawley (HAW'-lee) are involved in the investigation.
Friends and family of Adam Menze, the Ottertail pilot who died in a plane crash last week, remember him as an "amazing" family man who was full of faith. Menze, who crash landed near Parkers Prairie last Wednesday, was an experienced flyer. Those who knew him are calling this a freak accident. "I flew with him numerous times. He was a good pilot, never did anything crazy or silly," said Grant Smith, a friend of Menze's, and a pilot himself. "He's done a lot of cross-country flying over the years and he's a very competent pilot." Menze knew what he was doing in the air.
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A court hearing related to charges against the owners of neglected horses near Perham was postponed from Feb.