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FARGO--A Fargo man accused of raping a woman who was five months' pregnant and beating her hard enough to break bones in her face, foot and possibly pelvis has been sentenced to five years in prison. Ayub Haji Abukar pleaded guilty Monday in Cass County District Court to a single count of Class C felony aggravated assault in connection with the March 10 incident at the Fargo High Rise.
FARGO -- A man found dead in a north Fargo apartment Monday appears to be a homicide victim, police say. Authorities are searching for a black Dodge Ram truck with North Dakota license plate KAT 096 that is "critical as part of our investigation," police Lt. Joel Vettel said Monday afternoon.
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MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A lighted construction sign was not alerting drivers about traffic; instead a different message. Friday morning, on U.S. Highway 75 just south of Interstate 94 in Moorhead, the sign said “Bush did 9/11.” A Minnesota Department of Transportation official said the department was not sure if it is their sign.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- Two motorcyclists, including a Park Rapids man, were injured when they collided in Stearns County Saturday morning. Christopher W. Cannon, 43, of Park Rapids was driving on Highway 23 at about 8:40 a.m. when he lost control of his bike and ran into 23-year-old Kyle Mausel of Minneapolis on his motorcycle, the State Patrol reports. The two-lane road was wet at the time. Both drivers were taken to the St.
DULUTH -- Elisha Barno of Kenya left countryman Dominic Ondoro, the course record-holder, in his wake in the final few miles to win his first Grandma’s Marathon men’s title this morning. Barno, 29, reached the finish line in Canal Park in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 10 minutes, 37 seconds to claim the 39th edition of the 26.2-mile Two Harbors-to-Duluth race. Barno, who is based with the AmeriKenyan Running Club in Santa Fe, N.M., passed Ondoro before the 23-mile mark and raced unopposed to the finish. Ondoro was
ST. PAUL — Motorcycle rider deaths in Minnesota are up 56 percent compared to this time last year. Twenty-six riders have died on Minnesota roads so far in 2015, compared to 16 last year.
HENNING, Minn.-- A Minneapolis man was killed in a motorcycle accident near Henning, Minn., Friday night. Kurt Ophus, 54, was riding an off-road motorcycle on private property near Highway 134 around 8:30 p.m. when he lost control and hit a tree, according to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. Ophus was transported to Tri-County Hospital where he was pronounced dead, the release said. The sheriff's office is investigating the incident.
ST. PAUL -- A 7-year-old boy rescued from an abandoned swimming pool in St. Paul’s North End on Memorial Day has died. Sher K Por had been in critical condition for weeks after he and his 10-year-old brother, Ma K Paw, were injured when Sher K Por climbed over a security fence and went into an unused in-ground pool at a privately owned housing complex, the Princeton Place Apartments at Maryland Avenue and Arundel Street.
BABBITT, Minn. -- Three environmental groups have filed an appeal of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' decision not to conduct a full-fledged environmental impact statement on the expansion of the Peter Mitchell taconite iron ore mine near Babbitt. The groups are asking the Minnesota Court of Appeals to reconsider the DNR's decision on the mine which provides taconite iron ore for Cliffs Natural Resources Northshore Mining processing plant in Silver Bay.