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A 23-year-old Grand Rapids woman pleaded guilty Friday, Feb. 24 in Itasca County District Court in the stabbing and beheading death of a Hibbing man last June . In exchange for a guilty plea and her future testimony, Kayleene Danielle Greniger avoided facing trial on a first-degree murder charge, which comes with the potential for life in prison.
NORTHOME, Minn. -- Two people were found dead after a house fire early Wednesday in Northome, Koochiching County officials said. The town is about 40 miles northwest of Bemidji. At approximately 12:27 a.m. on Wednesday, Koochiching County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Northome Fire Department responded to a house fire at 12233 Highway 71 in Northome.
PIERRE, S.D. — A Fort Thompson, S.D., woman who was drunk, fell asleep in the same bed as her infant son and smothered him has pleaded guilty to child abuse. Bonita Keeble, also known as Bonita Hare, 35, of Fort Thompson, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal charge of child abuse almost 19 months after the asphyxiation death of her 24-day-old son.
This is an announcement that Forum Communications will be live-streaming this evening's live press conference regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline eviction notice that was announced for 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 22. The press conference is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. CST Wednesday, February 22.
BISMARCK — Nearly $9 million in costs have been incurred by the North Dakota National Guard since it began providing assistance in response to protests related to the Dakota Access Pipeline. The North Dakota Joint Information Center released details Wednesday, Feb. 22, for the resources and costs for Army and Air members who were "diverted from normal operations to support state and local response to the protests" since Aug. 10.
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have prompted local and state officials to urge caution when venturing onto ice this week. As of Tuesday, a pickup truck had broken through ice near the shore of Lake Bemidji and was towed off the lake by early afternoon.
BISMARCK — A South Dakota asphalt paving company has been banned from doing business in North Dakota. North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said Protective Coatings, operated by Deanna Perry of Nisland, S.D., violated the transient merchant and consumer fraud laws. Nisland is located about 60 miles northwest of Rapid City.
MANDAN, N.D. — Authorities have identified the two people arrested Saturday, Feb. 18, with more than 4 pounds of methamphetamine in Morton County. The Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday identified the driver of the car as Jocelyn Regalado, of Oregon, and her passenger, Junior Simental, after initially refusing to release their names. North Dakota law requires law enforcement agencies to release basic arrestee information.
WAHPETON, N.D. -- Authorities on Tuesday, Feb. 21, have released the name of a 21-year-old Wahpeton man who was killed late Sunday night when his car veered off the roadway and hit a tree. Ryan Rosaaen was driving northbound around 11:50 p.m. in the 600 block of Second Street South when the 2007 Pontiac Vibe he was driving crossed into a boulevard. Airbags did deploy, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. Rosaaen was not wearing a seatbelt.