DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The day before music started on the main stage at WE Fest, things were already buzzing backstage. A small swarm of bees were flying outside the...
— Pepper Elliott hightailed it home from a campground concert east of Sturgis when a heavy storm hit the city. She was hoping to avoid getting too wet, but started...
BISMARCK – Two Californians who operated brothels in North Dakota are heading to federal prison for crimes that prosecutors say involved extorting and defrauding women to engage in prostitution. Trina Nguyen will serve four years and two months in prison and Loc Tran will serve two years for sex-for-sale businesses they operated in North Dakota’s Oil Patch from June 2012 to March 2014.
Through a chain of unfortunate circumstances, what might have been a minor accident turned into an event that required a multi-agency response at Tuffy’s Pet Foods plant in Perham on July 27. No injuries were reported, however, damage estimates were still being completed as of press time on Tuesday.
A 14-year-old is in custody in Anoka County Tuesday morning after leading police officers on a chase in western Wisconsin Monday afternoon. The string of incidents leading to the 14-year-old’s arrest began in Eau Claire County when he allegedly stole a vehicle, brandished a handgun and attempted an armed robbery at a residence before leading police on a chase. He abandoned the stolen vehicle and fled on foot for
Motorists on Highway 2 will experience a detour west of Bemidji as crews continue construction of the Highway 89 overpass. The detour is expected to begin between Aug. 11 and Aug. 13 and once established it is expected to last for two days. The exact timing of the detour is contingent upon project progress and weather; public notice will be announced at least a day prior to its implementation. Officials will be holding an open house about the project at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug.
Two Ojibwe comedians from Minnesota have raised over $10,000 toward a documentary that will film them traversing the country and raising the profile of Native Americans in comedy. Jon Roberts,...
Walleye fishing on Mille Lacs Lake will close today, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. In an announcement on its website Sunday, the DNR said it is closing the season because the Mille Lacs Lake walleye harvest has exceeded the state's yearly quota by more than 2,000 pounds. The season will remain shut down through Nov. 30. "This action is necessary to conserve walleye populations in Mille Lacs Lake for the long term.
On July 26th at about 6:15 AM Beltrami County 911 Dispatch was notified by an alert Pioneer News Delivery Driver of a one vehicle rollover located in the 4500 block of Birchmont Drive NE in Northern Township. Deputies responded to the scene and met with the caller and located the vehicle, a 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS, silver in color- which was overturned and covered by a pine tree and shrubbery. The vehicle was occupied by an adult male, 20 years of age. Bemidji Fire and Bemidji Ambulance personnel advised the loan occupant was found deceased upon th
A Wadena County man was injured in a farming accident Thursday, July 23. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a call at about 8:15 p.m. Thursday that a man had his right arm stuck in a baler in Rockwood Township.