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Squaw Lake man sentenced in meth case
BEMIDJI -- A Squaw Lake man was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison Friday after being found in possession of 199 grams of methamphetamine...
February 23, 2018 - 3:47pm
February 2, 2018
Two men charged in Deer River robbery
DEER RIVER—Two men accused of holding a store clerk at gunpoint during a robbery Wednesday were charged with felonies Friday. Montana Oshiki...
February 2, 2018 - 5:18pm
February 1, 2018
Officials seek public help after Deer River armed robbery
DEER RIVER—Law enforcement is requesting the public's help after a robbery in Deer River on Wednesday. According to a news release from...
February 1, 2018 - 4:46pm
January 28, 2018
Grand Rapids couple busts brush to find remote pike lakes
NEAR GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Paul Nelson stopped in the snowy woods and looked around. "This is where we usually get lost," he said. Nelson...
January 28, 2018 - 6:01am
January 3, 2018
Traffic fatalities lowest in Minn. in nearly 75 years; ND and SD on downward swing, but steady last year
ST. PAUL—A preliminary figure released by the state on Wednesday indicates Minnesota experienced its lowest number of roadway fatalities...
January 3, 2018 - 9:49pm
November 15, 2017
Leech Lake Wellness Court honored by U of M
CASS LAKE—Leech Lake's Wellness Court was honored Wednesday by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota as part of its annual Local Government Innovation Awards.
November 15, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 4, 2017
Itasca County hospice volunteer resists flu shot: Essentia stands by its mandate
DULUTH — A hospice volunteer in Itasca County may lose her role because she's unwilling to comply with Essentia Health's mandatory flu shot policy. "I'm pretty dedicated to this work, and I don't want to have a flu vaccine," said Noreen Hautala, 58, who lives near Cohasset and...
November 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 3, 2017
Missing Minnesota man found in snow-covered ditch
HIBBING, Minn. — The body of a 24-year-old Hibbing man missing for several weeks was discovered in a snow covered ditch on a maintenance road...
November 3, 2017 - 9:49am
September 14, 2017
Zebra mussels confirmed in Itasca County lake
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed Thursday that zebra mussels have been found in North Star Lake in northern...
September 14, 2017 - 1:15pm
September 6, 2017
UPDATED: Deer River girls reported missing have been found
DEER RIVER -- Two Deer River girls who were reported missing Tuesday were found safe Wednesday afternoon.
September 6, 2017 - 5:21pm
July 7, 2017
Itasca County signs settlement agreement in Blandin tax case
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — The Itasca County Board approved a settlement agreement with UPM-Blandin Paper Company regarding tax assessments for land placed in conservation easements during a special meeting last week. The settlement is an inter-county agreement including the counties...
July 7, 2017 - 5:19pm
April 11, 2017
Minnesota beheading suspect wants charges dismissed
When David Alexander Haiman was found dead last June in rural Itasca County, Kayleene Danielle Greniger told investigators that her boyfriend...
April 11, 2017 - 8:26am
March 31, 2017
Father, son in Grand Rapids shooting identified
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — A 29-year-old Grand Rapids man who shot and critically injured his son before killing himself had battled depression...
March 31, 2017 - 5:30pm
March 23, 2017
Men had blood alcohol levels double legal limit in MN crash that killed friend, charges say
Two Minnesota men allegedly spent a night partying — one of them admitting to drinking more than a dozen beers and having several shots —...
March 23, 2017 - 8:59am
February 10, 2017
Deer River man charged after child suffers skull fracture
DEER RIVER—A Deer River man was arrested and charged with two felonies Wednesday after a 2-year-old child who had been in his care sustained...
February 10, 2017 - 3:06pm