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ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - A funeral service for Jacob Wetterling, the boy abducted and killed in 1989, is set for 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. The St. Joseph boy's disappearance...
Brigan had received methadone treatment at the Pinnacle clinic in Brainerd earlier in the day. She also admitted to injecting a take-home dose of the drug intravenously before beginning a 100-mile drive back to her home in Cloquet.
“I don’t think they ever thought that (environmental groups) would end up having the influence we have,” said Richard Smith, president of opposition group Friends of the Headwaters. “And I don’t think they ever thought Friends of the Headwaters, along with the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, would win the ruling to have a full EIS.” Enbridge Energy Partners President Mark Maki said he was hesitant to assign blame for delays in the Minnesota permitting process, saying instead the decision to suspend Sandpiper efforts was evidence of “market forces at work.”
Primary election absentee ballots have been available for weeks, but starting a week before Election Day, casting them gets easier. Simon said that is when voters may go to their county's election offices and simply vote and put the ballot in the vote-counting machine instead of going through the time-consuming process of filling out two envelopes and placing the ballot in them.
It was a chaotic scene. One deputy fired shots at the suspect vehicle's tires during the chase. Rose also rammed several squad cars and ran at least one off the road, authorities said. Two county squads were damaged enough to require tow trucks.
Award-winning Ojibwe author, poet and playwright Jim Northrup died Monday night of complications from cancer, his family announced. He was 73. Information about a wake and burial were not immediately...
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, host Bret Amundson and the crew visited Saskatchewan’s great Tazin Lake to catch a world record lake trout. At this...
Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Dennis Green has died at age 67, multiple outlets are reporting Friday. The report appears on NFL.com and ESPN.com. ESPN.com reports Green died of cardiac...
Severe thunderstorms roared through parts of the Northland like a hurricane early Thursday, with winds estimated as high as 90 mph downing trees onto powerlines, blocking roads and damaging many...
Temperatures are expected to rocket well into the 90s on Thursday — with heat index values (how warm it feels) expected to reach between 95 and 105 degrees. In addition, temperatures and humidity will remain very warm during the overnight hours, providing little relief before Friday. The hot and humid conditions will create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible, warns the NWS, stressing that young children and elderly people are especially susceptible.