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The driver of a car involved in a head-on crash with a semi-truck was killed on Highway 210 west in Otter Tail County on Wednesday morning, the State Patrol said. Authorities identified the driver as 28-year-old Tiffany R. Anderson of Verndale, Minn. Sgt. Jesse Grabow said the semi driver, Donald Becker, 64, of Park Rapids, sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Kid Rock, welcome back to WE Fest. The performer was announced as one of the country music festival's headliners Wednesday morning. WE Fest will hold its 34th annual festival Aug. 4-6 at Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes. Kid Rock will join previously announced headliners Eric Church and Tim McGraw. Kid Rock, who recently released his new album "First Kiss," last played WE Fest in 2010.
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency wants to give money to owners of dirty diesel engines. Of course, the engine owners would have to buy new, cleaner-burning engines or retrofit the machines so they pollute much less. The MPCA has $270,000 available to save diesel fuel and cut pollution.
DULUTH, Minn. -- A Duluth woman has died after being struck by a vehicle in the city on Tuesday evening, and authorities said the driver of the vehicle is in custody after allegedly fleeing the scene. The Duluth Police Department reported Wednesday that Susan Legarde-Menz, 60, was struck by the vehicle while walking in the area of Skyline Parkway at Twin Ponds in Duluth at about 6 p.m. Tuesday. She was transported to Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center, where she died from her injuries, police said.
Compañeros and the Dorset House will be rebuilt, likely beginning this fall. Rick and Laura Kempnich, owners of the buildings that were destroyed by fire in September 2014, announced Tuesday...
POLK COUNTY -- Four fire departments responded to a large grass fire Sunday evening near Fosston, Minn. The fire was reported shortly before 7 p.m.
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Washington County is expected to be the 11th county in the state placed under emergency quarantine after an emerald ash borer was found in a trap at the St. Croix Rest Area. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture announced the likely quarantine Thursday after a follow-up visit to the rest area on Interstate 94 turned up evidence of ash borer activity in a tree near the survey trap.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Charges are expected to be brought against a man in the death of a 3-year-old boy, the Becker County Sheriff said in a statement. Sterling Anderson, 23, was arrested in connection with the child's death on Thursday. Formal charges against Anderson are pending further review by the Becker County Attorney, said Sheriff Todd Glander.
ST. PAUL --- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Lake John in Wright County and Bryant Lake in Eden Prairie.