>> A land, air and water search for two people who failed to return from a canoe trip in the BWCA ended successfully early this morning. 66- year- old Charles Kelly of Brooklyn Park and 65-year-old Pamela Scala of New Hope were due out of the wilderness on Monday. A search for the pair got underway yesterday and about 1:00 this morning a State Patrol plane located the couple near Oyster Lake. Officials say the couple used a flashlight to signal the plane. Both were uninjured but taken to the hospital in Ely as a precautionary measure.
>> Authorities in El Dorado County, California say a 14-year-old girl from Minnesota died Wednesday after falling nearly 50 feet while hiking in northern California. The victim has been identified as Chloe Conn of Detroit Lakes. Authorities say Conn suffered serious injuries from the fall and later died at the hospital.
>> A bicyclist was injured when he was hit by a car early this morning (12:30 a.m.) in downtown Moorhead. The victim was struck when he turned in front of a car which had a green light. Police say the biker had been drinking and was cited for making an unsafe lane change. He initially refused medical treatment but was later transported to the hospital with a leg injury.
>> A pedestrian was hit and killed by a UPS delivery truck in Fridley Thursday afternoon. According to police, the 78-year-old woman was walking in a marked crosswalk when she was hit. Multiple agencies continue the investigation.
>> A former principal at Chanhassen High will serve five years behind bars and will register as a sex offender after pleading guilty to felony child porn possession. A slew of charges were brought against 44-year old Timothy Dorway in both March and December. Dorway pleaded guilty to seven counts on Thursday. He was fired by the Carver County School District in January.
>> Despite all the protests, there is now crude oil flowing in the Dakota Access Pipeline. Environmentalists, the Sioux Tribe and sympathizers from Minnesota and other states stood against the pipeline’s construction for months and native leaders say they will continue to fight in court. The pipeline starts in North Dakota and travels just south of Minnesota’s southwest corner into Iowa and Illinois.
>> Searchers pulled a body from the waters of Lake Minnetonka in Orono Thursday after finding an abandoned sailboat. Authorities say the body is that of a man and identification will be released later today.