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Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill that legalizes the limited use of some forms of medical marijuana into law last week. Here's what you need to know: Can I smoke pot legally now? No. But can I smoke pot with a prescription? No. Wait.
The city of Ottertail is getting a rockin' new summer event. The first-ever OtterJam, a day-long music festival featuring local and national country and rock bands, is coming to town on Saturday, June 7. On the lineup are Minnesota celebrity Jeremiah James Korfe — of "Sweet Home Alabama" fame — a Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band called Freebird, and the award-winning group country-rock group, The Kentucky Headhunters. That's on the main stage.
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A citizens group seeking to protect the region's natural resources has come up with two alternative routes for Enbridge Corp.'s proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline. The group, Friends of the Headwaters, has submitted the plans to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Thursday signed into law a bill to allow the use of medical marijuana. Unlike many major bills, the signing was not held in public. Dayton released a statement: “I pray it will bring to the victims of ravaging illnesses the relief they are hoping for.”
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- "She was a hot one!" Russ Knowles said as he recalled watching a raging wildfire blow past his Wadena County home, taking his garage with it. Across the road, his son, Derek, had just lost 1,000 Norway pines close to his home. It was May 14, 2013. A new steel garage stands on the Russ Knowles property south of Park Rapids.
A 5 year-old boy in Becker County was killed in a farm accident Thursday evening near Menagha. The boy was attempting to get into a skid steer loader by crawling...
A father driving 100 mph down Interstate 694 on Friday night in Fridley smashed into the back of a semi-truck, killing himself and his pregnant wife and leaving their 1-year-old...
An Olivia couple has died as a result of injuries sustained Sunday when their vehicle struck an unoccupied farm implement along U.S. Highway 71 south of Olivia. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the front seat passenger of the 2005 Buick, Carla R. Kopel, 74, was deceased when emergency personnel arrived. The driver, Thomas J.
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Two area men are among three hunters charged with illegally using dogs to tree and kill a mountain lion Feb. 1 in Pennington County. The female lion had two kittens, one of which later died. The other is now in a zoo. The lion was shot about three miles south of Hill City, Conservation Officer Blair Waite said. Waite said James Jucht, 71, of Sioux Falls, shot the treed lion, and David Terveen, 63, of Emery, assisted in the shooting.
The reopening of Last Place on Earth didn’t last long. Jim Carlson was back in jail Wednesday night, this time on a federal gun charge. Carlson opened his store Tuesday evening after posting bail and being released from St. Louis County Jail. He and his son, Joseph Gellerman, were arrested Friday on charges of selling an illegal substance, a powder-like product that police said contained chemicals banned by state law. Gellerman posted bail late Monday.