PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. – A Pequot Lakes landlord has been charged with burglary and firearm assault after allegedly trying to evict one of his tenants at gunpoint Monday. According to a criminal complaint, the tenant told police he had lived at the place he rented from John Cosgrove, 55, on Forest Knolls Road in Crow Wing County for three months, paying $300 rent per month. The tenant, identified only as S.N., said he had gotten into an argument with Cosgrove's nephew about a camper parked at the residence.
FARGO—When Cynthia Nyflot was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1983, little was understood about the illness. Almost a decade later, determined to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health, Nyflot and her mother, LaVerne, published a book chronicling the year Cynthia's disorder was identified.
A Brainerd attorney accused of attempting to solicit prostitution in a public place appeared before an Itasca County judge for his first court hearing in the matter Tuesday. The hearing, conducted via interactive television with Ninth Judicial District Judge Korey Wahwassuck, established Attorney Richard Albert Ohlsen's conditions for release and set his omnibus hearing for 10 a.m., Oct. 5.
A group of North Dakota dairy and pork producers and others have united to try to save a law being referred to voters that would allow non-family corporations to own dairies and swine operations by relaxing an 83-year-old state law. Secretary of State Al Jaeger announced Tuesday that petition sponsors led by the North Dakota Farmers Union, which opposes the law, gathered 19,354 valid signatures to put it on the June 2016 ballot. They needed 13,452 signatures and turned in more than 21,000 last month.
A golfer was transported to the hospital Thursday evening after he was bit twice in the leg by a rattlesnake at Bully Pulpit Golf Course in Medora. The Billings County Sheriff's Department said an EMS vehicle transported the man to CHI St.
Mille Lacs Lake is nearing its limit for walleye fishing,The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday. A creel survey conducted last week on estimated walleye harvests, releases and kill on Mille Lacs Lake during the first two weeks of July showed drastic increases that could result in the state reaching the limit by July 29, the DNR said in a release. Despite the ongoing challenges with the walleye population, other fishing on the lake remains strong and near record highs.
A Fergus Falls man faces a criminal charge for allegedly ripping down a Confederate flag at the county fair in Fergus Falls on Saturday, police said. It was the second reported appearance of the Confederate flag at a lar
The University of North Dakota’s nickname committee has eliminated the option of continuing to play as UND/North Dakota. At a meeting Tuesday evening, the 11-person committee discussed that option along with six other nickname possibilities: Fighting Hawks, Green Hawks, Nodaks, North Stars, Roughriders and Sundogs. Green Hawks was also eliminated as a nickname for UND by the committee
Kaylarae Lynn McDonough, 24, of St. Paul is facing felony drug charges in Washington County District Court this week. She made an initial appearance in court on July 16, on third-degree possession of 3 or more grams of methamphetamine.
Arvig has announced that it has discovered the issue causing the temporary and sporadic Internet traffic bottleneck during peak usage times (evening prime time). "Identifying exactly what is causing the issue has taken longer than we would have liked because the issue has been so sporadic," said Shaun Carlson, Senior Manager, Information Technology. "We feel we have identified the issue and are preparing to addre