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NEVIS, Minn.-- Three people are now dead and an officer was shot and injured after an officer-involved shooting in Nevis late Thursday night.. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office said that shots were fired in several locations, after a chase at around 9:15 pm. in the 27000 block of Hubbard County Road 119, near the intersection with 190th Street on Feb. 14. One person was found dead in a home of a day care in the city. Two others, including the suspect, were found shot to death on a rural road a few miles away, the sheriff's office said. The deputy that was hit is expected to recover.
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. —A 27-year-old central Minnesota man faces the prospect of prison time following his arrest for manufacturing counterfeit $20 bills in Morrison County. Derek James Merten of Lastrup was charged Jan. 14 for felony counterfeiting of currency by manufacturing or printing and gross misdemeanor counterfeiting of currently in his possession. The felony charge has a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and/or a $100,000 fine.
FARGO — Fargo police have released the identity of an elderly woman who was found dead in a car in a grocery store parking lot on Wednesday, Jan. 30, as 65-year-old Barbara Anne Barry. Police believe Barry was homeless and had been deceased in the car for a few months. They do not suspect foul play. She was not reported as a missing person, police said.
The results of a recount are in for the Otter Tail County Sheriff's race, and they show that Barry Fitzgibbons did, indeed, win. Fitzgibbons, who is currently the county's Chief Deputy, ended the November election just six votes ahead of his opponent, Fergus Falls Police Chief Kile Bergren. A request for a recount was initiated, and the recount took place on Monday, Dec. 3. The recount showed that there were 12,716 votes for Fitzgibbons and 12,708 for Bergren, a difference of eight votes.
FARGO - Thanksgiving travelers in the region will see lower prices at the pump compared to a week ago, but you will still spend more than you did last year on your way to your holiday feast. The average price for a gallon of unleaded in North Dakota on Sunday was $2.65, down 7.6 cents from a week ago, according to GasBuddy's survey. In Minnesota, prices are averaging $2.49, down 9.5 cents. In the Twin Cities, the average prices was down 5.8 cents at $2.58.
Andy Dombeck and his father, Mike Dombeck, are both conservation farmers who want to protect the land and water for future generations. As one of the results of their efforts, both their farms are now Water Quality Certified Farms, meaning they've met the standards of Minnesota's Ag Water Quality Certification Program. Their farms join more than 660 farming operations that are now certified under this four-year-old Minnesota program, which recognizes farmers' efforts to protect water quality.
A 43.5-inch pike caught by a member of the Women Anglers of Minnesota on Mille Lacs Lake set the first northern pike state record in the Department of Natural Resources' catch-and-release category. Angler Maddy Ogg caught and released the huge pike Oct. 6 during what she described as a cold and windy day of fishing, DNR officials reported. She and companions Mike Buckingham and Jenni Buckingham got an early start that morning, soon landing two fish at the same time.
ST. PAUL—Nearly 5,000 young hunters 10 to 15 years old will take to the fields and forests this weekend during Minnesota's youth deer season, the Department of Natural Resources said. The DNR offers the annual hunting opportunity to help develop Minnesota's next generation of hunters.
DEER RIVER, Minn. -- Officials recovered the body of a 35-year-old north-central Minnesota man near the Winnie Dam Recreational Area on Monday and he was identified on Tuesday, Aug. 21 Frank Sherman Jr. of Deer River had last contacted his family on July 23. An investigation into his death is continuing.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A 57-year-old man died early Monday, Aug. 20, after being struck by a train in Detroit Lakes. Emergency dispatchers received a report at about 12:15 a.m. Monday that a southbound Canadian Pacific Railway train had struck a pedestrian at a railroad crossing at Willow Street, according to a news release from the Detroit Lakes Police Department.