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FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A homicide investigation is underway after police found someone dead in a Fergus Falls home. Police responded to a call for assistance around 10:30 p.m.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans can take children 15 or younger fishing without licenses on Friday, June 10, to Sunday, June 12, during Take a Kid Fishing Weekend. “This weekend is a way to introduce a kid to fishing without purchasing a fishing license,” said Jeff Ledermann, angler recruitment, retention and education supervisor with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Transportation remind motorists to be careful of turtles crossing roads over the next several weeks as they move to familiar nesting locations. Allowing turtles to cross the roads is vital to preserving regional populations.
BUFFALO, Minn. -- Wright County Sheriff Joseph Hagerty is looking for two people of interest in severe beating of 19-year-old Buffalo woman. On Wednesday, about 8 a.m., Cheyenne Lee Clough was found unresponsive in the entrance to Crow Springs County Park about six miles south of Buffalo. She was transported to North Memorial Hospital In Robbinsdale where she remains in critical condition.
LITCHFIELD – The luck of the horseshoe was apparently with a farrier from Meeker County. Joseph Yanish, a professional farrier from Litchfield, won $1 million May 14 playing Powerball. Yanish and his family claimed the prize Thursday at lottery headquarters in Roseville. He is the third Minnesotan to win a $1 million Powerball prize so far this year. Yanish said he won the $1 million prize on an “impulse purchase” he made at a Casey’s General Store in St. Cloud.
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A convicted sex offender was sentenced Thursday to eight and a half years in prison for sexual conduct involving two children. Marcus Gene Hill, 33, of East Grand Forks, pleaded guilty in April in Polk County District Court to two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, and he was dismissed on two other charges Thursday: first-degree criminal sexual conduct and first-degree attempted criminal sexual conduct.
FRAZEE, Minn. -- One person was stabbed in a huge fight involving men and women in an alley in Frazee in northwest Minnesota about 1:30 p.m. Thursday. "We were told there were knives involved, and several officers responded to the scene," Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander said. A witness watched the fight break out from inside a nearby apartment building..
FARGO—A live stage version of long-running game show "The Price is Right" is coming to town this fall, giving lucky audience members a chance to "come on down" and play for cash and prizes. Promoter Jade Presents announced the stage show will come to the Scheels Arena at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22. Tickets to watch the show go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday, June 10, for $31 to $51 at www.jadepresents.com , the Tickets300 box office, the Scheels Arena box office or by calling (866) 300-8300.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—A motorcyclist driving on Highway 59 in Otter Tail County struck a deer early Thursday, June 2, and was injured when he was thrown from his bike, according to a report released by the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened about 5 a.m., according to the State Patrol, which identified the driver as Gerald A. Schwoboda, 61, of Detroit Lakes. Schwoboda suffered injuries that were not life threatening, the report said.
MAHNOMEN, Minn. -- An 11-year-old boy on a bike was airlifted to a Fargo hospital with injuries after a collision with a Mahnomen County Sheriff's deputy on patrol Monday afternoon. The collision happened around 12:30 p.m. The release states no other information is being released pending the investigation; the Minnesota State Patrol and the White Earth Police Department are investigating.