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Pumpkin recycling helps keeps landfills clean

Clay County's take Jack Back event turns waste into fertilizer

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Don’t know what to do with your rotting pumpkins? Clay County may be able to help. Clay County’s “Take Jack Back” pumpkin recycling event is helping keep the harvest decorations out of landfills by composting them at a local farmstead in Moorhead. If you choose to recycle the Halloween decorations, make sure the pumpkins are free from…

Human Remains at Clay County Landfill Identified as Dystynee Avery, Fourth Person Charged in Murder

Avery was last seen on April 3.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The human remains found in the Clay County Landfill on April 22 have been identified as those of Dystynee Avery. Avery was last seen on April 3. Twenty-seven-year-old Ethan Broad has been charged with second degree murder. Broad admitted to killing and dismembering Avery’s body and placing the body parts in dumpsters near his apartment. Three additional people have…

Human Remains Recovered from Clay County Landfill

The remains have been sent to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office.

Dystynee AveryCLAY COUNTY, Minn.–Human remains believed to be Dystynee Avery were recovered from the Clay County Landfill Wednesday afternoon. The remains have been sent to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office for examination. The Moorhead Police Department was assisted by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, Valley Water Rescue and the Clay County Solid Wast Management…

Search For Murder Evidence at Clay County Landfill

MOORHEAD, MN – Law enforcement officers are searching the Clay County landfill near Hawley, Minn. in connection with the death investigation of Dystynee Avery. The 19-year-old Avery was last seen on April 3. Twenty-seven-year-old Ethan Broad has been charged with second-degree murder without intent while committing a felony. According to court documents, Broad told investigators that he killed Avery in…