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BRAINERD, Minn. -- A Brainerd man died and a Little Falls man suffered serious injuries Thursday in a two-vehicle, head-on collision south of Brainerd. The Minnesota State Patrol reported a Dodge Stratus was northbound on Business Highway 371 and a GMC Sierra was southbound in the same area. The state patrol report the GMC crossed over the centerline striking the Stratus head-on in the northbound lane.
LEAD, S.D. – A Ramsey, Minnesota, man has been identified as the person who died in a motorcycle crash that occurred Thursday near Lead. Erick Johnson, 57, was driving a 2014 Honda RS motorcycle eastbound on South Dakota Highway 14A when he lost control. The motorcycle entered the ditch and the driver struck a sign. Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the only person involved in the crash and was not wearing a helmet.
MITCHELL, S.D. -- A Moorhead, Minnesota, man has been arrested after he allegedly entered a woman’s home and stabbed her ear with a pair of scissors. Eustace Miles, 48, of Moorhead, Minnesota, entered a residence on July 17 on South Miller Street in Mitchell and confronted a woman who was taking a shower inside, ultimately jabbing a pair of scissors into her ear, court documents state.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Names have been released following the shooting of a 31-year-old man during an undercover operation by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents in downtown Alexandria Tuesday afternoon. The man shot was Adam Jo Klimek, of Carlos, a small town nine miles northeast of Alexandria. According to the St.
ST. PAUL - A two-week speed enforcement focus by more than 300 law enforcement agencies resulted in 13,215 speeding citations across Minnesota. That number is down 3,196 from a similar focus a year ago, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety said. During the campaign, 19 agencies reported speeds of 100 mph or more. The highest: a driver was clocked going 120 mph by Rosemount police.
RED WING, Minn. - A vintage soda machine, located in a Red Wing home, provided law enforcement with much more than carbonated nostalgia. According to a complaint filed with Goodhue County District Court, on July 11, seven law enforcement officials executed a search warrant at the residence of Devin Scott Hinck, 768 McSorley Street. Detectives questioned Hinck, 21, as they carried out the search warrant. They reported finding multiple types of illegal substances, packaged in different quantities, in various locations throughout the home.
One woman was transported to a hospital with minor injuries after a SUV crashed into Papa Murphy's pizza shop in Hibbing. The Hibbing Fire Department responded at about 6 p.m. Tuesday to a report of a car crashing into a building at 4110 Ninth Ave. W., said Fire Chief Erik Jankila. Crews arrived to find a vehicle had traveled through a large glass window at Papa Murphy's, injuring a woman in the store, he said. The woman was transported to the Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing.
ST. PAUL -- The season's first Minnesota case of West Nile virus has been diagnosed in a horse. The state Board of Animal Health announced Tuesday that Friesian stallion in the Winthrop area tested positive and was sick. It had not been vaccinated against the virus. The virus regularly is found in the United States, with birds serving as the primary host. Mosquitoes carry the disease from birds to horses and people.
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, the term “hunting blind” takes on a whole new meaning. Host Bret Amundson and the crew follow Master Sgt. Eric...
DULUTH, Minn. -- Eight to 10 feet wide and surfacing in strategic locations in Duluth, a transportation evolution is arriving this summer with the advent of what St. Louis County engineers are calling “super sidewalks.” Billed as safe routes for people who use human power to get around, the super sidewalks bring trail accommodations out of the periphery and into the neighborhood.