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FARGO - Authorities have detained one man after searching a south Fargo field following a vehicle crash Sunday, Sept. 11. Officials with the Cass County Sheriff's Office said they found...
NEAR AUDUBON, Minn. - Two people were sent to the hospital Sunday, Sept. 11, after a crash on Highway 10. The Minnesota Highway Patrol says three people from Hawley, one...
FARGO — A man who set fire to a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks will spend 15 years in prison. Matthew Gust, 26, of East Grand Forks, Minn., broke the front window of the Juba Cafe and through a Molotov cocktail into the building Dec. 8, 2015. A federal judge imposed a 15-year sentence during a hearing Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2016, for Gust, who previously pleaded guilty to arson and a hate-crime charge.
PERHAM — A 60-year-old Perham man was injured just before noon Saturday, Sept. 10, in a single-vehicle crash near Perham. A report from the Minnesota State Patrol states it is investigating the crash, to which Perham police responded. A 2004 Honda Element driven by Ronald J. Fritchman was reportedly headed east on Highway 10 when it entered a median near mile marker 64 and hit a sign. The vehicle then entered the left lane before returning to the median.
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A Little Falls man was killed in a head-on crash Friday morning near Leader, Minn. The Cass County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash at 6:53 a.m. on County Road 103 in rural Leader, the sheriff's office said in a release.
ROTHSAY, Minn. — A Jamestown man was injured Saturday morning, Sept. 10, in a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 94 in Wilkin County. According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, Wilkin County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched near I-94 mile marker 38 in Rothsay just before 1 a.m. to find a 1996 Ford Explorer flipped on its roof off the roadway. Passenger Hamadi Hussein, 23, of Jamestown, was taken to Essentia Health in Fargo with injuries that were not life-threatening.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- An East Grand Forks, Minn., woman faces charges after allegedly stealing pull tabs from a Grand Forks bar and assaulting a gaming employee who confronted her...
GRAND FORKS—A University of North Dakota professor was arrested Thursday, Sept. 8, after police found child pornography on his university-owned computer, according to a UND Police statement. Eric Hewitt Basile, 37, will appear Friday in Grand Forks District Court on eight charges of possession of certain materials prohibited, all Class C felonies. He faces five years in prison and a $10,000 fine for each count.
GRAND FORKS – The Grand Forks County Courthouse is open after being evacuated this morning because of a suspicious package on the south side of the building. Courthouse workers and...
LITTLE FALLS, Minn.—A storm Wednesday night damaged barracks buildings and set back the opening of a new solar panel array at the Minnesota National Guard's Camp Ripley near Little Falls.