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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
January 17, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Drivers zoomed past after car collided with deer
As I was driving home from Bemidji on Monday night around 6 p.m. on Highway 2 heading east between the 5th Street exit and Highway 71 south exit, I hit a deer head on at a speed of 65 mph. My car proceeded to spin out of control until I was able to rest the car on the shoulder...
January 17, 2015 - 11:06pm
January 6, 2015
North Dakota crash likely to revive debate over bus seat belts
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Kimberly Warcken wrapped her 8-year-old brother Matthew in her arms for the last time on May 6, 1987. "I held my brother when he took his last breath," said Warcken, who was 7 years old at the time. "I had no idea know what was going on, I just knew he wasn't...
January 6, 2015 - 10:06pm
December 10, 2014
UPDATE: Bemidji man in satisfactory condition after serious accident
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man is listed in satisfactory condition in a Fargo hospital following a two-vehicle accident Tuesday evening near the Bemidji Airport on U.S. Highway 2. Scott Wright, 37, was driving a 2001 Ford Ranger southbound on Moberg Drive when he was struck by a 1999...
December 10, 2014 - 2:42pm
December 9, 2014
Accident near airport results in serious injury
BEMIDJI — The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a serious injury accident on Tuesday on U.S. Highway 2 near the Bemidji Airport. Law enforcement responded to a crash near mile marker 110 involving two vehicles at 5:04 p.m, according to the state patrol website. Aaron Pearson,...
December 9, 2014 - 9:38pm
April 3, 2014
Bagley accident victim died before rescuers reached him
Stephen J. Lee Forum News Service BAGLEY — Michael Ross Larson died before emergency responders or fellow employees could rescue him from a workplace accident Tuesday in Bagley, said Police Chief Larry Peterson. Law enforcement officials released the name of the 41-year-old Fosston...
April 3, 2014 - 12:20am
December 30, 2013
UPDATE: Bemidji man dies in snowmobile accident Saturday
BEMIDJI -- Seth Ryan, 23, Bemidji, died from injuries sustained during a snowmobile accident reported early Saturday morning on the 4900 block of Sherman Drive NE in Bemidji. Ryan was pronounced dead on scene despite the efforts of emergency responders, police said in a release...
December 30, 2013 - 1:32pm
December 29, 2013
Two injured in Saturday night accident in Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. – Two people were injured in a single-vehicle accident here shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday in the bypass area between Minnesota Highway 2 and Highway 197. A 1997 Buick Regal traveling eastbound on Highway 2 hit an embankment, was briefly airborne and landed on...
December 29, 2013 - 11:38pm
December 16, 2013
Bemidji fire calls for Dec. 13-15
The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls on Friday: 5:40 p.m. Water flow on the 100 block of Beltrami Ave. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the following calls on Saturday: 1:10 a.m. Water leak on the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave. 11:04 a.m. Carbon...
December 16, 2013 - 12:50pm