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FARGO – Authorities say two men broke into a north Fargo apartment Sunday, Oct. 2, and demanded money and other belongings at gunpoint. Fargo police received a call around 9...
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—A 41-year-old man was arrested in connection with an unusual encounter with two children here on Sunday, Oct. 2, police said. At almost 4 p.m., police received a report of an attempted child abduction. Police arrived on the scene and concluded there was no attempted abduction, but arrested the suspect on a charge of disorderly conduct for what police described as an "unusual conversation" with two boys. Police identified the man who was arrested as Eric Larson, a temporary Grand Forks resident.
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn.—Flames escaped a fire ring and set an old storage building ablaze, resulting in a total loss Saturday, Oct. 2. The fire, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, happened when a family member started a fire in the fire ring, which later rekindled and burned down the storage building. "The building and contents were a complete loss," Deputy Michael Lange said in a statement. "There were no injuries and no significant items of value destroyed."
DULUTH, Min.—The bodies of three boaters who went missing after setting out for a fishing trip on Lake Superior from Chassell, Mich., in mid-September were found on Saturday afternoon.
DENT, Minn. - “I expected to win someday,” said Gerrit Wierbos as he happily claimed a Northstar Cash jackpot worth $114,577. “Why not? Somebody will win,” he added. The Dent...
FARGO—Police were called this afternoon to a south Fargo neighborhood after a resident said he saw two teenagers drive near his house and fire a BB gun at a residence across the street.
DULUTH, Minn. - Police are investigating the death of a 24-year-old man whose body was found in downtown Duluth on Friday. Police said in a statement that the man was...
CUSTER STATE PARK, S.D. — Thousands took to Custer State Park on Friday, Sept. 30, to witness the wonder that is the annual buffalo roundup. Each year, approximately 12,000 to 14,000 people visit the park to watch as 1,300 buffalo are round up and counted, vaccinated, branded and sorted. It takes 15 park staffers, 60 horseback riders and about 100 staff members and other volunteers to attend to visitors making their way to see the event. And rounding up the buffalo is no small feat.
ST. PAUL -- Bernie Sanders returns to Minnesota Tuesday, Oct. 4, for the first time since he won the state's Democratic presidential precinct caucus vote in March. He will be...
This weekend may be the weekend to catch the season's best fall color in parts of the Northland, as leaves are at or near peak in some areas and sunny...