Death

Driver Charged in Pedestrian Death in Mandan

Gene Mosbrucker is accused of striking Shirley Lee last month in the parking lot of an apartment building.

MANDAN, N.D.–The driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Mandan is charged with felony negligent homicide. Seventy-four-year-old Gene Mosbrucker is accused of striking 79-year-old Shirley Lee last month in the parking lot of an apartment building. A court affidavit says a witness told police Mosbrucker was backing up when his Suburban struck Lee and knocked her…

Bismarck Parents Charged Following Son’s Death

The baby was found face down and unresponsive in a bassinet in August.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A Bismarck couple has been charged with felony child neglect following the death of their baby. Authorities say the parents kept a filthy apartment and missed medical appointments for their son, who was born three months premature in December and spent three months in neonatal intensive care. The baby was found face down and unresponsive in a bassinet in…

Police Say Remains are of Teen Missing for More Than 6 Years

Authorities say they are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death.

DICKINSON, N.D.–Authorities say human remains found in western North Dakota in December are those of a 15-year-old boy who was reported missing in the Dickinson area more than six years ago. The Stark County Sherriff’s Office says the remains of Edward Stubbs, also known as Ashton Lebaron, were discovered by a resident on Dec. 11 in the area of Radar…

Woman Charged After Locking Son, 8, in Cold Garage, Killing Him

The Brooklyn Park woman was charged Monday in connection with the boy's death in February 2018.

MINNEAPOLIS–A Minnesota woman is charged with manslaughter after authorities say she locked her 8-year-old son in a cold garage overnight, leading to his death. The Brooklyn Park woman was charged Monday in connection with the boy’s death in February 2018. The outside temperature at the time was in the negative single digits. According to the criminal complaint, the mother called…

Human Remains Found Riverside Belong to Brenda Kartes

Fargo Police is ruling her death as suspicious but cause is still unknown

FARGO, N.D. — 31–year–old Brenda Kartes went missing more than a year ago. “We were optimistic that we’d find her alive, but again, we also knew that that was a very distinct possibility that she was dead,” said Fargo Police Dep. Chief Joe Anderson. Her skeletal remains were found last Thursday alongside the river at Riverside Cemetery by employees conducting…

Alexandria Woman Dies in Douglas County Collision

An SUV crossed the center line of the highway and collided with a van.

ALEXANDRIA, MN (KFGO) – An Alexandria, Minnesota woman was killed in a head-on crash on Highway 29 south of Alexandria, Minnesota Wednesday afternoon. The State Patrol says an SUV driven by a Colorado Man crossed the center line of the highway, several miles south of the I-94 interchange and collided with a van. Both vehicles rolled. The van’s driver was…

Moorhead Man Dies While Skydiving in Northwest Montana

The Lost Prairie Boogie is one of the largest gatherings of skydivers in the West.

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) _ Authorities say an experienced skydiver died after his parachute malfunctioned during a gathering in northwest Montana. The Daily Inter Lake in Kalispell reports 81-year-old Gerald Fischer, of Moorhead, Minnesota, was participating in the Lost Prairie Boogie near Marion on Saturday morning when he had a hard opening and started to spin counter-clockwise. Fischer, who has completed…

Woman Killed in North Fargo Apartment Identified

Firefighters knocked the flames down in 20 minutes

UPDATE: Fargo Police have identified the victim of a North Fargo apartment fire as 52-year-old Denise Anderson of Fargo.   UPDATE: A man is arrested after a woman is found dead in a north Fargo apartment. 44-year-old Sheldon Davis is being held on murder and arson charges. “The female had injuries that were not caused by fire or smoke. Traumatic…

Missing Grand Forks Man Found Dead In Minnesota

Grand Forks Police say the body of 55-year-old Fernando Balboa was discovered Monday evening in a rural part of the county.

CROOKSTON, MN – The body of a Grand Forks man, who’d been missing for more than a week, has been found in Polk County. Grand Forks Police say the body of 55-year-old Fernando Balboa was discovered Monday evening in a rural part of the county. Police say there were no outward signs of trauma, but the investigation is continuing. Balboa…

Body Found At Wadena County Fairgrounds Identified By Authorities

He is 54-year-old Roger Donnelly of Minneapolis

WADENA, MN — Police in Wadena, Minnesota have released the name of a man found dead at the Wadena County Fairgrounds nearly two weeks ago. He is 54-year-old Roger Donnelly of Minneapolis. His body was found on the fairgrounds on Thursday, June 6. Police say no foul play is suspected in his death. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: Death,…