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BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Forum Communications launched a new hockey website, The RinkLive.com , this week -- in advance of 2019 Hockey Day Minnesota -- to provide coverage of college and high school teams from across Minnesota and North Dakota.
BARRON, Wis. - Jake Patterson, who was arrested Jan. 10 after Jayme Closs escaped from a remote Gordon home where she was being held, is charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide in the Oct.
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. - A Little Falls group can again reclaim the world’s largest ice carousel. The diameter of the massive disc of ice -- carved out by chain saws and rigged to spin with the use of trolling motors -- exceeded the length of a football field by a long shot and is longer than the Foshay Tower in Minneapolis is tall.
BARRON, Wis. - A 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who had been missing since October has been found alive in rural Douglas County on Thursday, authorities said. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that Jayme Closs was found in the town of Gordon at 4:43 p.m. and a suspect was taken into custody there just minutes later, at 4:54.
GORDON, Wis. — A 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who had been missing since October has been found alive in rural Douglas County, Wisconsin, on Thursday, Jan. 10, authorities said. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that Jayme Closs was found in the Town of Gordon at 4:43 p.m. and a suspect was taken into custody there just minutes later, at 4:54.
MINNEAPOLIS — A 78-year-old Brainerd woman died Saturday, Jan. 5, at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis after suffering complications of thermal injuries in a burning incident a day earlier, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office reported. The examiner’s office identified the woman as Janet Arlene Fraune.
ST. PAUL -- Wells Fargo is set to pay Minnesota $9.3 million as part of a 50-state settlement stemming from the company's move to open bank accounts without customers' consent. Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson on Friday, Dec. 28, said she and other attorneys general across the country looked into allegations that the company opened millions of unauthorized accounts and policies. And to resolve the investigations, Wells Fargo agreed to pay out $575 million.
MERRIFIELD, Minn. - A 51-year-old Merrifield man died after he was struck Thursday, Dec. 17, by a pickup with a snowplow on the 24000 block of Crow Wing County Road 19, the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office reported. The collision was reported at 8:38 p.m. The victim, Michael Paul Donnay, was in the roadway when he was struck by the pickup, the sheriff's office reported. Donnay was pronounced dead at the scene. At the time of the accident, road conditions and visibility were very poor. Merrifield is about 10 miles north of Brainerd.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Authorities are investigating an incident involving a suspicious letter sent to the U.S. Federal Courthouse here. According to a posting on the Fergus Falls Police Department Facebook page: Around 9:20 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27, the U.S. Marshal's Service contacted Fergus Falls police regarding a suspicious letter sent to the federal courthouse.
ELY, Minn. - A Cloquet man last seen with a Cloquet woman Friday, Dec. 21, was found dead Wednesday in the water on White Iron Lake, which is southeast of Ely. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported that the body of Kenneth Wildenaur, 60, was found by members of the St. Louis County Rescue Squad about 2 p.m. Wednesday. The two were last seen together Friday at Tank's Bar and Restaurant in Babbitt. Their last known location, based on cell phone records, was just southeast of Ely on Saturday afternoon.