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RED LAKE FALLS, Minn.—A 2-month-old baby in Red Lake Falls is on life support after a care provider found the child was not breathing, investigators said Thursday. The girl was taken Wednesday evening to Sanford Hospital in Thief River Falls before being airlifted to Sanford's Fargo division, according to the Red Lake County's Sheriff's Office. It's unclear what caused the incident, but the child's care provider called the Sheriff's Office to report the baby wasn't breathing, according to a news release.
DULUTH -- Families crossing the American border illegally will be kept together, but President Donald Trump promises to remain tough on immigration. In front of 9,000 people in Duluth, the Republican president said American businesses need immigrants.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Columnist and former Fargo TV anchor Nicole Phillips and her daughter, Jordan, appeared on The Hallmark Channel’s “Home and Family” to talk about Cozys for the Cure, Jordan’s project to raise money for breast cancer research by selling hand-sewn coffee cup sleeves. The episode aired Wednesday morning, June 20, and will be rebroadcast at 11 a.m. Thursday.
DULUTH -- Hundreds of people were in the dark in what was described as excruciating heat in a section of skywalk as they waited in line Wednesday afternoon to see President Donald Trump at Amsoil Arena. The passage has no air conditioning and some estimated the temperature inside at more than 100 degrees. The line of Trump supporters ran from Amsoil Arena across the Northwest Passage and Interstate 35 into the Duluth Transit Center and then out into the Duluth Transportation Center ramp. A power outage exacerbated the sweltering conditions
MELROSE, Minn. -- A teenager suspected of setting fire to a historic church in Melrose confessed to the crime in early June, ending more than two years of investigations into the 2016 fire that destroyed the church as well as a German-made wood altar that was installed there in 1899.
REMER, Minn.—The Cass County Sheriff's Office recovered the body of a 76-year-old man Monday, June 18, on Upper Menton Lake near Remer in north-central Minnesota. The sheriff's office received a report of a possible drowning at 6:27 p.m. When deputies and responders arrived they were able to recover the body of the man. Deputies learned the man was swimming when he went under the water for an extended period of time.
ADRIAN, Minn. — An Adrian police officer has been placed on administrative leave after allegedly threatening to kill an individual during a family argument involving alcohol. Richard D. Bruns, 43, of Adrian, in the southwestern corner of state, has been put on paid administrative leave indefinitely while the matter is being looked into, Adrian Police Chief Shawn Langseth confirmed Tuesday morning, June 19.
DULUTH, Minn.—A man was found dead near his submerged pickup truck south of Ashland on Monday and a man from Minnesota died after a tree fell on his camper in Sawyer County on Sunday after storms caused extensive flooding and washed-out roads in northwestern Wisconsin this weekend.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.. — An arrest warrant has been issued for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from a community work assignment in Becker County. The Becker County Sheriff's Office said Ricardo Daniel Gomez, 41, of Willmar was reported absent from his assignment around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 16. Gomez was being housed at the Becker County Minimum Security Annex in Detroit Lakes and was part of the Institution Community Work Crews.
ST. PAUL -- Eleven people were killed, including five on motorcycles, over the Father’s Day weekend, making it the deadliest weekend on Minnesota roads in the past 19 months, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety said Monday, June 18. An off-duty Blaine police officer and his wife were killed in one of the eight fatal crashes. Steve and Susie Nanney, both 51, of Ham Lake, died Friday night when their motorcycle collided with a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old in Elk River.