Death

Becker County Man Dies in Farm Accident

The tractor was moved and Jones was pronounced dead at the scene

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — A Becker County man is dead after getting trapped between his tractor and a tree. Emergency crews were called out just before 3 o’clock to 28998 Tower Road. They found 77-year-old Larry Jones trapped under a still running tractor. The tractor was moved and Jones was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say a mechanical failure…

Dilworth Police Investigating Possible Overdose Deaths

One overdose death happened on May 2 while the second victim died on Sunday

  DILWORTH, Minn. — Two people have died of suspected drug overdoses, just days apart, in Dilworth. Officers say both victims were men in their 20’s. One overdose death happened on May 2 while the second victim died on Sunday. Red River Dispatch logs show the deaths occurred in houses about a block apart in Dilworth. Autopsies have been done….

Judge Considering Prince’s Siblings as Potential Heirs

Prince left no known will when he died of an accidental painkiller overdose in April 2016

  CHANHASSEN, Minn. — A Minnesota judge says he’ll take a request that Prince’s six siblings be declared his lawful heirs under advisement. The judge had said in January he wouldn’t declare the heirs of the late rock superstar until appeals run their course. But lawyers for Prince’s sister and five half-siblings don’t want to wait, saying any further delays…

Ramsey County, ND Looking into Sheriff’s Office Procedures After Death of Former Inmate

Authorities say Feather was dropped off in the interest of community service and the temperatures were above freezing

  RAMSEY COUNTY, ND — Ramsey County commissioners in North Dakota are launching an investigation into procedures of the sheriff’s office after the death of an inmate released from custody. Authorities say 65-year-old Virgil Feather was released from the Lake Region Law Enforcement Center in November and dropped off near the Ramsey and Benson county line but was reported missing…

Man Wanted In Connection With Crookston Death In Custody

Forty-nine-year-old Eddie Markeith Frazier was taken into custody around 3 a.m., according to Bloomington Police.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A person of interest in the death of a Crookston woman is now in custody following a six-hour manhunt in Bloomington overnight. Forty-nine-year-old Eddie Markeith Frazier was taken into custody around 3 a.m., according to Bloomington Police. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Frazier is a person of interest in the murder of 48-year-old Tawnja Wallace….

BCI Investigating Inmate Death in Grand Forks

The man was found unresponsive in his cell before being taken to a hospital

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — An investigation into the death of an inmate at Grand Forks County Correctional Center is underway. Nathan Dogskin, 45, was found unresponsive in his cell and taken to Altru where he died last Saturday. The North Dakota BCI is investigating the circumstances surround his death. Dogskin was in jail after his probation for failing to…

Local Union Supporters Remember Those Who Have Died on the Job

Flowers are placed on a wreath honoring the lost workers

FARGO, N.D. — Each year, union supporters remember those who lost their lives while on the job. The Northern Plains United Labor Council invites community members to gather at the F-M Labor Temple to honor lost workers. Participants place flowers into a wreath. Eight flowers represent the eight deaths in North Dakota, one represents the deaths in Minnesota and one represents…

INTERVIEW: National Workers Memorial Ceremony Honors People Who Lost Their Lives on the Job

A local group hopes to make work places safer for all.

FARGO, N.D. — Each year, union supporters remember those who lost their lives while on the job. A local group hopes to make work places safer for all. KVRR’s Shiina LoSciuto spoke with Terry Jones of the Northern Plains United Labor Council on what this ceremony means to the community. REPORTER SHIINA LOSCIUTO: In 2016, eight workers died in North Dakota….

Friday, April 21st Declared “Prince Day” Across Minnesota

Prince died April 21st of last year of an accidental painkiller overdose

  MINNESOTA — Gov. Dayton has declared Friday as “Prince Day” across Minnesota to honor the legacy of the homegrown music legend. Prince died April 21st of last year of an accidental painkiller overdose. The proclamation coincides with memorial celebrations taking place at the First Avenue night club in Minneapolis and at Paisley Park in Chanhassen. Dayton says Prince “showcased…

Man Dies in Moorhead Duplex Fire

The fire also left two victims hospitalized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Firefighters were called out early this morning to a fire at a Moorhead duplex.  Two people were hospitalized and an elderly man died. It was 1:40 this morning when firefighters were called to 2422 Country Club Parkway in Moorhead. “They arrived to find a significant amount of fire showing from the street side and when crews made…