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JASPER, Minn.—Two women died in a hog barn fire near Jasper in southwest Minnesota on Monday morning. Sharla Drew, 50, and Kristy Giesler, 32, both of Jasper, died when a barn the two were inside caught on fire.
By Steve Kohl / Brainerd Daily News Driver Tom Thesing crawled from the cab of his overturned semitrailer Monday and into a pile of beer cans. The independent trucker was transporting a load of beer when the vehicle rolled into the ditch on Wise Road near Beaver Dam Road, north of Brainerd. Traffic on Wise Road was detoured for several hours Monday while clean up took place.
AITKIN, Minn. - A 77-year-old Aitkin man died Saturday afternoon while fishing on Farm Island Lake south of Aitkin in northern Minnesota. The Aitkin County Sheriff's Officer reported that Kenneth Arnold Pomeroy was a passenger fishing from a boat when a wave hit the boat, causing Pomeroy to go overboard. Pomeroy was wearing a lifejacket, but was reported to have been underwater for 30 to 45 seconds.
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Supreme Court on Monday heard the appeal of a law enforcement agent who, along with the state, was ordered in November to pay more than $50,000 for misplacing a man's alleged stolen payloader. The court took the case under advisement after questioning attorneys on both sides of the case. The attorney representing the state, Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Byers, admitted to the justi
In celebration of Mother’s Day this Sunday we’ve dug up some interesting facts, figures and quotes. Saturday may be for fishing but Sunday is set aside for mothers. That may...
There are mangled trees, houses destroyed and a 100-year-old Lutheran church has been cut in half. Delmont, a town of fewer than 300 people, was hit hard by a tornado...
A 77-year-old Bagley man was killed in a two-vehicle collision Friday morning on state Highway 92 in Clearwater County. According to a Minnesota State Patrol release, Milo Fultz, 77, was traveling north on Highway 92 in a 2005 Buick Park Avenue just before 9 a.m.
A 9-year-old girl injured in a farm accident north of Chokio on Saturday has died, the Stevens County Sheriff's Office reported. At approximately 11:15 a.m.
Corey Roy Peasley, 37, of 29121 Blackberry Road, Callaway, has been charged in Becker County District Court with two counts of felony domestic assault. According to court records, on April 6 his live-in girlfriend of four years fled the residence and called police after Peasley got mad at her for using the wrong bucket to do a chore. He allegedly slapped her on the back of the head, grabbed her by the throat and slammed her up agains
A Hibbing priest was charged Thursday with five counts of criminal sexual conduct for allegedly inappropriately touching three girls in incidents starting last year and continuing through this week. The Rev.