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Otter Tail County Jail inmate found dead

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Otter Tail County corrections staff say they found an unresponsive man in his cell while performing well-being checks Friday night. Medical efforts were unsuccessful and the man was pronounced dead. The Fergus Falls Police Department is investigating the incident. The inmate was housed in a single occupancy cell. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: dead,…

Boy dead following rural Menagha shooting

UPDATE: The boy has been identified as 17-year-old Michael Erickson of Menagha. ———————– MENAHGA, Minn. —  A boy has died in a shooting in Becker County. The sheriff’s office received a 911 call shortly after 9:30 a.m. Friday from rural Menahga reporting the shooting. The boy, whose age has not been released, was dead when first responders arrived. Deputies and…

Two dead following shooting at Grand Forks Air Force Base

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Two people have died following a shooting at the Grand Forks Air Force Base on Monday. The base emergency services responded to the shooting at approximately 4:30 a.m. and say two 319th Reconnaissance Wing active duty military members were killed. The names and units of the victims are being withheld until next-of-kin can be notified. Base emergency services…

One Person Found Dead After South Fargo House Fire

The area around the home was blocked off to traffic for a few hours.

FARGO, N.D., – At approximately 12:30 Tuesday afternoon, fire crews were notified of smoke coming from a home at 1123 South University Drive. “Upon arrival, fire crews encountered smoke and a small amount of fire in the house. Fire was quickly extinguished. Upon going to the house and checking through things a body was identified and is left in place,”…

Two Pets Perish in South Fargo House Fire

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

FARGO, N.D.–Two dogs died in a house fire in south Fargo on Thursday. The Fargo Fire Department reported to 1708 20th Avenue South at approximately 9 p.m. and found the home filled with black smoke. The fire had burned itself out before firefighters arrived. Officers say the homeowner was at work when the fire started and returned home to find…

Grand Forks Police Discover Deceased Man During Welfare Check

Officers noticed fire damage inside the home.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A man was found deceased in his trailer after police were called to perform a welfare check. The Grand Forks Police Department responded to 2461 Estabrook Drive at approximately 7:40 p.m. on Tuesday after learning that a man had not been heard from or seen in several days. When officers arrived they discovered 63-year-old Charles Currier had died….

Two Police Officers Placed on Administrative Leave after Man Dies in Custody

An autopsy was conducted Monday morning.

MANDAN, N.D.–Two Mandan Police officers have been placed on administrative leave after a man died while in their custody. The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday when an officer initiated a traffic stop on 3rd Street West. After the officer made initial contact with 36-year-old John Michael Prudente Jr., a second officer arrived as backup. As the two…

Minnesota Vikings Great Chris Doleman Dead at 58

No cause of death was reported.

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9)–Late Tuesday night, Minnesota Vikings great Chris Doleman passed away, the team announced on Twitter. He was 58. For 15 seasons, he tormented quaterbacks as one of the NFL’s most feared defensive ends. An eight-time Pro Bowler, Doleman spent nine seasons with the Vikings amassing a league high 21 sacks in 1989. In 2012, Doleman was elected to…

Teen Dead, Woman Charged After Overnight Shooting in Northwood, ND

Nothing like this has ever happened in Northwood. One man who has lived here for 35 years said that the nights are quiet and peaceful.

NORTHWOOD, N.D. – At 9:30 on Sunday night, Grand Forks Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call of shots fired at a residence on the 200 block of Lander Avenue in Northwood. When they got there, they found 32 year old Samantha Wilson, and an injured 15 year old boy. “Deputies, along with the Northwood Police Department and several emergency vehicles…

Body found in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. – A body has been found in the parking lot of Accent Kitchen and Bath on the 3100 block of Main Avenue Monday afternoon. Police are investigating the incident as an unattended death. It is an active investigation with police tape around the area the body was found. KVRR will bring you more information as it becomes available…