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CROOKSTON—An East Grand Forks man is facing multiple felonies after reportedly spending thousands of dollars on stolen credit cards and leading police in a chase that reached speeds up to 120 mph.
A 23-year-old Fargo man who set out for a peaceful hike in an Arizona park died after being stung by more than 1,000 bees, a swarm so threatening it thwarted rescuers' repeated attempts to reach him. Alex Bestler visited Usery Mountain Park with a friend on Thursday and was hiking the Merkle Trail when the unprovoked attack occurred, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
MENTOR, Minn.—The Polk County Sheriff's Office released the names of the two Saskatchewan residents who were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction eq
LITCHFIELD -- A farm near Litchfield that’s popular with school groups is being linked with multiple cases of diarrhea. In a statement issued Thursday afternoon, the Minnesota Department of Health said it is investigating an outbreak of diarrheal illness associated with visiting the Nelson Farm in Litchfield.
MEENON, Wis. -- A Minnesota State Patrol trooper was injured and her squad car heavily damaged during a Tuesday night chase that ended in Burnett County, Wis.
WARWICK, N.D. -- A North Dakota woman who appeared on "Wheel of Fortune" Wednesday night forced the regular portion of the show into a tiebreaker, something that has happened only three times in the show's 30-plus-year history.
HAWLEY, Minn. -- A Fargo woman was in the Clay County Jail Thursday morning, May 26, after she was arrested by Hawley police Wednesday night on suspicion of having fired a gun near the Hawley Elementary School.
CALLAWAY, Minn. -- The propane truck driver who authorities say caused the train crash and derailment in Callaway two months ago is being charged in the incident. According to the complaint filed in Becker County District Court, Biya Abdella Buta, 31, of Mandan, N.D., is being summoned to appear on three charges.
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Willmar Fire Chief Frank Hanson on Wednesday said there will be no further investigation into the cause of a pickup truck fire the night prior that damaged Willmar’s American Legion. The cause of the fire is undetermined, Hanson said. The pickup truck was completely totaled in the fire; the building suffered minor damage that melted one window. No one was in the vehicle at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported.
RED WING, Minn. -- A Hager City, Wis., man was arrested and is facing formal charges this week after reports of gunfire at a Mississippi River bar on Trenton Island. Pierce County sheriff’s deputies arrested 31-year-old Nathan Melstrom, who was allegedly found in possession of a gun, early Sunday. Melstrom was arrested on suspicion of carrying a concealed weapon, possessing a firearm while intoxicated, carrying a handgun where alcohol is sold and threats to injure or to accuse of a crime.