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GRAFTON, N.D.—A Grafton man was ordered to 15 years in prison for what Pembina County prosecutors say is the worst attack on a law enforcement officer they have seen. Clifford Edward Monteith III, 27, signed a plea agreement that would drop four charges, including a Class A felony count of attempted murder, if he pleaded guilty to five charges, including a felonies for assault and disarming or attempting to disarm a law enforcement officer.
SIOUX COUNTY, N.D. - The Sioux County Sheriff's Office is investigating more reports of cattle that were shot this week near the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp. One cow was shot and another cow had two arrows sticking out of its ribcage, said Sioux County Sheriff Frank Landeis. The animals, discovered Monday, Oct. 17, appeared to had been shot recently and were treated by a veterinarian, Landeis said.
STANLEY, N.D. -- About 40 barrels of oil and 30 barrels of brine water spilled into a stock pond as the result of a treater leak Monday about 3½ miles...
DULUTH, Minn. -- One man is dead and two suspects are in custody in connection with a fatal shooting early Tuesday, Duluth police said. Police said the shooting was reported...
MOORHEAD, Minn. - Police are investigating a home invasion at an apartment here overnight. Officers say multiple suspects broke in to 1108 Belsly Boulevard. One occupant of the apartment unit...
BRAINERD, Minn. – Two 19-year-olds face drug charges for sale and possession after drug agents confiscated marijuana, methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia at a Brainerd residence. Elijah John Van Natter of...
MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — The company and contractor for a 1,172-mile pipeline at the center of a controversial river crossing in North Dakota have issued a $100,000 reward for damage to construction equipment. In a news release Monday, Oct. 17, Dakota Access LLC said vandalism to construction equipment has caused millions of dollars in damages. Dakota Access and contractor Precision Pipeline said the companies are offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of arsonists who burned the equipment.
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we examine the plight of the prairie chicken, which is making a comeback on the flatlands of western Minnesota at The Nature Conservancy's Bluestem Prairie Scientific and Natural Area located just 20 miles east of Moorhead, Minn. And then travel with the crew to the Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve and Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory just north of the city of Duluth, Minn., which for several reasons becomes a bird migration superhighway each fall, creating a bird migration unlike you've ever seen.
NEW LONDON, Minn.—Over the past two weeks, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office received at least two reports of a "Peeping Tom" looking through the windows of a Redwood Street apartment...
Richland County, N.D. - A boy was brought to the hospital after he was accidentally shot by his brother on a farm south of Abercrombie Sunday, Oct. 16. The incident occurred around 1:30 p.m., the Richland County Sheriff's Office said. A father and his 9-year-old son were shooting pigeons in the basement of an old property. The 9-year-old accidentally shot through the basement with .22, hitting his 13-year-old brother in the thigh. The teen was taken to Essentia Hospital and later released. The case remains under investigation.