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CANTON, SD. -- A man accused of killing Adrian Peterson's biological son is taking his case to trial near Sioux Falls today after a judge made an initial ruling in the case Monday. Judge Brad Zell ruled that the defense team will be allowed to call their own medical experts to the witness stand even though the prosecution calls their testimony, "junk science," according to KELO TV of Sioux Falls.
GLENWOOD, Minn. --A Pope County Sheriff's Office dispatcher has been arrested for allegedly conducting a transaction involving methamphetamine. To avoid a conflict of interest, Pope County Sheriff Tim Riley had asked the West Central Drug Task Force to conduct an investigation, which is underway with assistance from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota state Reps. Tim Kelly and Tara Mack relinquished their positions on the House Ethics Committee on Monday and issued apologies in the latest developments for the embattled lawmakers who an officer says he caught “making out” in a car in a Twin Cities park.
BOWLUS, Minn. -- A 12-year-old boy and a 7-year-old boy were killed in a two-vehicle, broadside crash at 1:09 p.m. Sunday in Morrison County in central Minnesota. Justin Minnerath, 12, Little Falls, died at the scene of the crash. Jonathan Minnerath, 7, Little Falls, was airlifted to Children's Hospital in Minneapolis, where he was later pronounced dead, Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reported.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. -- Rescue crews in Colorado have found the body of a missing Duluth, Minn., man who was last seen hunting in the mountains near Steamboat Springs on Monday. Routt County Undersheriff Ray Birch said Richard “Rick” Harkins, who was known as an avid outdoorsman, was found only a couple hundred yards from his camp by someone who had volunteered to help with the search.
ST. PAUL -- Roseville artist Edward DuRose won the 2016 Minnesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp contest with a painting of an American wigeon. The painting was selected by judges from among 15 submissions for the annual contest that started in 1977, the Department of Natural Resources said Thursday.
DULUTH, Minn. -- A street brawl at bar-closing time turned into an "unbelievably chaotic scene" early Saturday in downtown Duluth when a suspect fired several rounds from a handgun at another man, witnesses said. Bystanders scattered in the commotion at the intersection of First Avenue West and First Street, but no injuries were reported, according to charges filed Thursday.
A moose off of Highway 32 near Hawley, Minn. Video by Chase Johnson of Kensington, MN. September 9, 2015.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Mark Lindquist has signed on for another year of singing the national anthem at the University of North Dakota’s men's hockey games according to a news release. The singer, actor and co-founder of the Fargo motivational speaking firm Breath Is Limited performed several times in 2013 before deciding to sing full time in 2014 and again this year for the 2015-16 season.
BISMARCK – A Williston woman who has asked to remain anonymous picked her own numbers when she won a $2 million Powerball prize last weekend, state lottery officials said Wednesday in announcing she had claimed her winnings. The lucky winner has no immediate plans for the prize winnings as the win has yet to really set in, she told lottery officials. The winner also said she always had a list in her mind of what she would do if she won, but when she found out she was the newest North Dakota millionaire, her mind went blank.