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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.
The severe storms on Sunday also spawned at least three tornadoes. One touched down near Jacobson — along the Aitkin-Itasca County line about 20 miles southeast of Grand Rapids — and destroyed outbuildings on a farm before cutting a swath 6 to 7 miles long and a quarter-mile wide moving east and ending just west of the St. Louis County line. The tornado was rated an EF1 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, with winds between 85 and 100 mph. Sunday's storms also dropped hail up to the size of softballs, particularly in the Brainerd Lakes area — some of the largest hailstones seen in northern Minnesota in years.
“Sometimes when you have the best player and the best pitcher, you can overcome a lot of deficiencies,” Ely coach Frank Ivancich said of Huisman, who didn’t allow a single earned run over 14 innings last week.
Kevin Dupuis Sr. will replace Karen Diver atop the Reservation Business Committee. Diver was the longtime chairwoman who left in the fall for a position in Washington, D.C., in President Barack Obama’s administration as special assistant to the president for Native American affairs.