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ANNANDALE, Minn. -- A pickup truck with seven teenagers riding in the truck bed and two in the cab rolled late Sunday, injuring all nine. Wright County sheriff’s deputies responded to the report of a single vehicle rollover accident near Annandale just after 10 p.m.. When deputies arrived, they found a 1998 Chevy S10 pickup that had been severely damaged in a bean field near the intersection of County Road 35 NW and Peyton Ave. NW in French Lake Township
COHASSET, Minn. -- Authorities have released the name of the man who was shot and killed by an Itasca County sheriff's deputy after allegedly threatening deputies with a gun early Saturday morning. Adam Russell Schneider, 31, of Cohasset died of gunshot wounds, according to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's office.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A 59-year-old man was recently arrested on charges of raping a 15-year-old girl who worked for him at the Traverse County Fair in summer 1990, court documents show. Timothy John Solem of Wabasha, Minn., was arrested in southern Minnesota and first appeared in Otter Tail County District Court last week, County Attorney David Hauser said Friday. Solem has had a felony warrant for his arrest since 1991.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A woman died after she was struck by a vehicle while lying on a state highway, according to the North Dakota State Highway Patrol.
BAXTER, Minn. - A third law enforcement prostitution sting operation in recent months led by the Baxter Police Department has netted four more men allegedly attempting to solicit in a public place. Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted confirmed his department, in cooperation with other area law enforcement agencies, placed an online advertisement in the "Escort" section of a classified advertising website offering the services of a fictional woman at a Baxter hotel.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota roads will have increased patrols looking for drunk drivers around Labor Day, the state’s public safety department said. The enhanced enforcement by more than 300 agencies across the state will help reduce traffic deaths and injuries surrounding Minnesota’s second-most deadly holiday on the roads. The increased efforts will run Friday through Labor Day, Sept. 7.
PIERRE, S.D – A South Dakota Penitentiary inmate will spend another 20 years in prison for strangling his cellmate who requested that he do it, according to Attorney General Marty Jackley.
CROOKSTON, Minn. —A woman has been arrested after a 40-minute car chase Sunday that covered 50 miles and involved several Minnesota law enforcement agencies. Jennie Lynn Langaas, 42, was booked into Polk County jail in Crookston and was set to be transferred to Pennington County to face likely charges of driving under the influence, motor vehicle theft and reckless endangerment, according to Lt. David Spivey of the Minnesota State Patrol.
WAUBUN, Minn. -- A 25-year-old Crookston man died in a two-vehicle collision at 9:23 a.m. Sunday in Mahnomen County. The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the victim as Nathan Boe. According to a report, Boe was driving a 1998 Chevy Lumina southbound on 200th Avenue, approaching Mahnomen County Highway 113, east of Waubun, at a high rate of speed when he failed to stop at a stop sign.
BADGER, Minn.--A rural Badger man has been killed in an ATV accident. The Roseau County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call at approximately 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release. Deputies found George Patrick Walsh, 77, pinned under a combine while on an ATV.