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MCINTOSH, Minn.—A McIntosh man accused of abusing a child for several years faces a felony sex charge. Jeremy Allen Jerdee, 37, has been charged with criminal sexual conduct in the...
Authorities searching for a missing Duluth man in the eastern Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness located a partially submerged canoe and other items believed to have belonged to the man, authorities reported Tuesday. Darkness hampered the search late Monday, but the search resumed at daybreak Tuesday.
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. -- A 41-year-old man was found Monday, Nov. 7, deceased in the woods after suffering an apparent gunshot wound in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reported deputies were called at 5:04 p.m. to a possible hunting accident on property near the intersection of Hawthorne Road and Jewel Road in Belle Prairie Township east of Little Falls.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Adley Lake in southern Otter Tail County about 45 miles east of Fergus Falls. This is one of several confirmations this fall as docks and boat lifts are being checked for invasive species at the end of the season.
CLOQUET, Minn. -- A Cloquet man has been found dead in his deer stand from a gunshot wound. Carlton County Sheriff Kelly Lake said the 73-year-old man had been deer hunting in Red Clover Township. Dispatchers received a call at 10:18 a.m. on Monday reporting the man had been found dead. Cromwell fire and ambulance, Carlton County deputies and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources responded.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A woman who had been arrested at a fire in downtown Alexandria managed to get behind the wheel of a squad car and drove off at speeds topping 100 mph before she was caught near Sauk Centre on Sunday, Nov. 6. Alexandria police say Jennifer Hillard, 35, of Alexandria, faces charges of arson, theft of a motor vehicle, fleeing a peace officer, driving while impaired, possession of a controlled substance, reckless driving and speeding related to the fire and the chase.
MORRIS, Minn. -- Ricky D. Molden, 53, of Hancock died in a two-vehicle head-on crash reported at 4:55 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, on Minnesota Highway 9, milepost 62, just north of Morris, the Minnesota State Patrol said. Molden was a passenger in a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado pickup driven by Morgan M. Molden, 17, of Hancock that was northbound on Highway 9, the State Patrol said. A 1997 Dodge driven by Randall R. Pashen, 53, of Morris, was southbound on the highway when it crossed the centerline and hit the Chevrolet head-on, the State Patrol said.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Three finalists have been named to fill a vacancy in west and central Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District to replace retiring Judge David Battey in Alexandria. The finalists are contract administrative law judge and St. Cloud State University Student Legal Services attorney Amy Chantry, assistant Seventh District public defender Timothy Churchwell and assistant Douglas County Attorney Michelle Clark.
ST. PAUL -- The number of teenagers seeking treatment at a hospital after being sexually assaulted dropped between 2010 and 2014 in Minnesota, the state health department reported Friday. The overall number of hospital-treated sexual violence cases didn’t change much over the five years — from 1,442 in 2010 to 1,411 in 2014, according to data the Minnesota Department of Health released. But among 15- to 19-year-olds, the number decreased from 339 visits in 2010 to 276 in 2014.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday announced that winter walleye regulations will allow anglers to keep one walleye between 19 and 21 inches or one longer than 28 inches. The 2016-17 winter regulation continues last winter's one-fish limit but moves the harvest slot limit up slightly from last year's 18 to 20 inches. The winter walleye season begins Dec. 1 and extends through Feb. 26.