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STANLEY, N.D. -- A 1-year-old girl is dead after being struck by a pickup that was backing out of a driveway Thursday near Stanley in northwest North Dakota. The North Dakota Highway Patrol did not release the name of the girl. The driver of the Ford F-150 was identified as Jenice France, 33, of Stanley. As France was backing up, the pickup struck the girl at the right rear of the vehicle. The girl was taken to the Mountrail County Medical Center in Stanley, where she died.
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.