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PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
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Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
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DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
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Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
July 20, 2016
Cass Lake man dies in rollover
CASS LAKE—A 29-year-old Cass Lake man died early Wednesday when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and rolled, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office received a report of the crash at about 1:20 a.m. Wednesday and located the vehicle on...
July 20, 2016 - 9:51am
July 12, 2016
Big Falls man dead after one-vehicle accident
BEMIDJI -- A 69-year-old Big Falls man died after a medical condition caused him to run his vehicle off the road near Funkley, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report. The man, identified by the State Patrol as Harley Wallace Jr., was driving a 1998 Ford Escort when the single-vehicle...
July 12, 2016 - 7:43pm
July 2, 2016
UPDATED: 14-year-old Bemidji boy severely burned in ATV accident
BEMIDJI -- A 14-year-old Bemidji boy is in serious condition after being severely burned Monday when an all-terrain vehicle driven by a friend caught fire near Leonard, Minn. According to Clearwater County Sheriff Darin Halverson the boy, identified by his mother as Gabe Schwarzlander,...
July 2, 2016 - 2:15pm
June 23, 2016
Three-vehicle crash reported on Highway 71
BEMIDJI—There were no serious injuries reported in a three-vehicle crash Thursday morning on U.S. Highway 71 in Beltrami County. According to the State Patrol, the crash was reported at 8:34 a.m. at milepost 322. A 1996 Chevy Blazer driven by 35-year-old Christipher Miranda...
June 23, 2016 - 1:56pm
April 25, 2016
14-year-old boy killed in tractor, dirt bike crash near Hillman
HILLMAN, Minn. -- A 14-year-old boy was killed Saturday when the dirt bike he was driving struck the back of a tractor near Hillman in central Minnesota. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office responded to the fatality at 4:19 p.m. and identified the victim as Damian Hebler of Hillman....
April 25, 2016 - 11:29am
April 15, 2016
UPDATED: Car-motorcycle crash kills 1, injures 3 near Brainerd
BRAINERD -- The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office released the name of the motorcyclist killed in a two-vehicle crash Thursday on Wise Road....
April 15, 2016 - 5:27pm
January 21, 2016
UPDATE: Names of Bemidji, Laporte teens killed in head-on collision released
HUBBARD COUNTY — The names of a 16-year-old Bemidji girl and a 16-year-old Laporte boy who were killed when their vehicle collided with a pickup on U.S. Highway 71 south of Bemidji have been released. Around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, 16-year-old Jacob Bruns was driving a 2006 Chevrolet...
January 21, 2016 - 8:19am
January 11, 2016
Child victims identified in fatal ND snowmobile crash
HATTON, N.D. — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the 10- and 9-year-old boys involved in a fatal snowmobile accident Sunday near Hatton.The boys are Mason Moen, 10, of Thompson, N.D., and Brody Johnson, 9, of Hatton, according to the patrol. Mason died at the scene...
January 11, 2016 - 4:14pm
January 7, 2016
Brainerd man killed in 2-vehicle crash in Merrifield
MERRIFIELD, Minn. -- A 47-year-old Brainerd man was killed and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 4:47 p.m. Wednesday in Merrifield, the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office reported. Both vehicles involved, a passenger car and pickup, came to rest in the west ditch...
January 7, 2016 - 5:48pm
Explosion at Beltrami granary injures two
BELTRAMI, Minn. — A small explosion at a West Central Ag Services granary in Beltrami, sent two men to the hospital this morning, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Emergency services responded to the explosion, which started a fire, at about 8:40 a.m., according...
October 7, 2015 - 2:23pm
September 29, 2015
17-month-old hit, killed by car in Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A 17-month-old child was pronounced dead Monday afternoon after being hit by a car in Fergus Falls. Fergus Falls police say Avah Mae Dirkman was struck about 12:30 p.m. by a 2009 Dodge Journey driven by Katie Diane Black, 29, of Fergus Falls. Reports...
September 29, 2015 - 2:08pm
July 28, 2015
UPDATED: Three dead in Minnesota plane crash
PIPESTONE -- Three people died in a plane crash Monday night in Pipestone County. According to information released late Tuesday morning by the Pipestone County Sheriff's Office, found dead at the scene were the pilot, Steven Christensen, 59, of rural Pipestone, and two passengers,...
July 28, 2015 - 12:59pm
July 17, 2015
3-vehicle crash in south Bemidji (with video)
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Police and Fire Departments responded to a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Paul Bunyan Drive and First Street/Shevlin...
July 17, 2015 - 6:04pm
June 23, 2015
Cass County man dies after being struck by dump truck tire
BEMIDJI -- A Backus man was killed after being hit by a tire that came off a dump truck while he was believed to be retrieving his mail the morning of June 17. Charles Linn, 74, was transported to a St. Cloud hospital, where he died, the Cass County Sheriff's Office said in a...
June 23, 2015 - 5:38pm
May 5, 2015
Central Minnesota man dies in machinery accident
COSMOS, Minn. -- A 49-year-old central Minnesota man has died of injuries sustained in an accident Monday evening southeast of Cosmos in Cedar Mills Township Emergency responders were called to the accident scene around 7:13 p.m. in the 58700 block of 110th Street on the report...
May 5, 2015 - 7:13pm