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BURNSVILLE, Minn. --The Better Business Bureau has introduced its “Scam Tracker,” a new online tool which allows consumers and businesses to report instances of fraud and stay up-to-date on scams targeting their area.
MANKATO, Minn. -- A group of genetically rare bison has been released into a Minnesota state park. Minneopa State Park near Mankato is the new home of 11 bison largely free of genetic markers that would come from cross-breeding with cattle. Less than 6 percent of the half-million bison in North America have such genetics.
ERSKINE, Minn. -- An Erskine, Minn., teenager died Friday morning after a car rolled several times in Polk County. The Minnesota State Patrol reported a 1995 Ford Escort was eastbound at about 7:05 a.m. on County Road 13 when it approached the curve and the driver overcorrected. The car caught the shoulder and went off the road. The crash killed Cody E. Piche, 19.
KINDRED, N.D. -- A school bus driver was hospitalized Friday morning after a Kindred School District bus and a semi truck collided near here amidst heavy fog.
ST. PAUL – Drunken driving arrests and fatalities are continuing a five-year downward trend, said the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Thursday. The recently released Minnesota Impaired Driving Facts 2014 report shows impaired-related traffic fatalities dropped to 91 in 2014, down 24 percent compared to 121 in 2010 leading to the five-year downward trend.
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- DNA on a cigarette butt has landed Duane Lampl, 24, of Park Rapids, in prison. According to court records, in June of 2014 he burglarized a...
GILBY, N.D. -- A woman sustained serious injuries in an overnight house fire near Gilby in Grand Forks County. Robyn Brusegaard of Gilby was transported to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks after the fire, which was reported about 1:30 a.m., and then transported by air ambulance to an undisclosed burn unit, according to a report from the Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Tim McGraw has been added as a headliner for next year's WE Fest. McGraw will join fellow headliner Eric Church, previously the only act announced, though it wasn't announced who will play which night. The festival takes place Aug. 4, 5 and 6 at the Soo Pass Ranch near Detroit Lakes.
PLATTE, S.D. – Platte residents, who were grieving the loss of a family in what was thought to be a fire last week, were in even more shock this week.
PILLAGER - A 56-year-old Pillager man was arrested Saturday when authorities executed a search warrant at a residence in May Township in rural Pillager and found several marijuana plants, reported Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch. Burch said the search warrant was pursuant to an ongoing investigation with the Cass County Sheriff's Office and the Pillager Police Department. Several marijuana plants in various stages of growth were located both inside and outside of a residence.