Details are still coming in after a weekend of suicides and violent incidents in eastern Minnesota. A couple found was dead in Rosemount after an apparent murder-suicide. Police say 33-year old Alicia Kellen was shot several times before 42-year old Justin Kellen turned the gun on himself. The Pioneer Press reports that a 32-year old […]
Between October 2015 and October 2016 there were 336 adverse health events reported to the Minnesota Department of Health. As in previous years, falls and pressure ulcers were the most commonly reported, accounting for 60-percent. MDH spokeswoman Rachel Jokela says of the reports submitted 106 events resulted in serious injury and there were four deaths. […]
The family of Jacob Wetterling mark what would have been his 39th birthday today with an ad in the St. Cloud Times. In the ad, the Wetterlings thank readers for their “love, kindness, prayers, generosity and support.” Jacob was 11 years old when he was abducted near St. Joseph in October of 1989. […]
UPDATE: Both girls found safe. The Minnetrista Public Safety Department is currently investigating a report of two runaway juvenile females. The girls were last seen walking along the highway south of St. Bonifacius last night around six. Both girls were carrying backpacks. It is believed that the girls are friends and […]
A fatal crash in Northwestern Minnesota. It happened on an icy stretch of Highway 32, five miles south of Thief River Falls around 5 p.m. Tuesday. The state patrol says a pickup pulling a skidsteer trailer slid into the opposite lane and collided with an oncoming van. The driver of the van, 62-year old Mary […]
Clay County Commissioners have given the go-ahead for the sheriff’s office to help fill the gaps caused by a shortage of Moorhead Police Officers. Injuries, military deployments and recruiting competition have led to a shortage of about 20 officers. Police Chief Dave Ebinger says in some […]
There is a special election today for a vacant House seat in District 32-B. Republican Bob Barrett lost the seat after the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled he did not live in the Chisago County district. The battle on today’s ballot is between Democrat Laurie Warner and Republican Anne Neu.
Conservation officers from across the state are reporting a number of cars, trucks, ATV’s and snowmobiles breaking through the ice in recent days. Lisa Dugan is with the DNR: “Avoid all pressure ridges, channels, and any areas where there may be fast moving water. Ice is generally weaker in those areas.” Milder temperatures are […]