Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan Says her Brother has Died from COVID-19

Flanagan shared the news in an Instagram post Sunday night.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan says her older brother, Ron, died over the weekend after contracting COVID-19. Flanagan shared the news in an Instagram post Sunday night. “To many, he’ll be a statistic: Tennessee’s second COVID-related death,” she wrote. “But to me, I’ll remember a loving, older brother, uncle, father and husband.” View this…

Chahinkapa Zoo’s Bengal Tiger, Hobbes, Passes Away

WAHPETON, N.D.–The Chahinkapa Zoo announced that their Bengal tiger, Hobbes, passed away on Tuesday. Hobbes would have turned 17 on March 30. Neena, Hobbe’s sister passed away in 2019. The zoo posted a tribute to Hobbes on its Facebook page. “Hobbes, our dear Bengal tiger passed away today, March 3, 2020. Through the years Neena and Hobbes delighted and thrilled…

Minnesota State Rep. Diane Loeffler Passes Away

Loeffler was a DFLer who was first elected to the House in 2004.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Minnesota’s House speaker says Rep. Diane Loeffler has died after battling cancer. Speaker Melissa Hortman says Loeffler died Saturday at age 66. Hortman calls Loeffler a “powerhouse” whose absence will be a huge loss for the Legislature. Loeffler was a DFLer who was first elected to the House in 2004. She was a lifelong resident of northeast Minneapolis….

Polk County Sheriff Investigating How Man Died in Police Custody

An autopsy is scheduled.

CROOKSTON, Minn.–The Polk County Sheriff’s Office and Crookston Police are investigating how a man died while in police custody on Wednesday. Sixty-one-year-old Larry Monson, of Climax, was arrested for DWI and brought to the Northwest Regional Correctional Center in Crookston. While in police custody, Monson had a medical emergency. Lifesaving efforts were performed and Monson was transported to Riverview Health…

Minnesota Authorities: Gunman Killed Himself in Police Shootout

Authorities earlier said the man was killed by police.

COTTAGE GROVE, Minn.–Authorities say a gunman who carjacked several vehicles, sexually assaulted a woman and briefly held a family of four hostage in their suburban St. Paul home died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, not by police gunfire. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Tuesday night that a medical examiner determined 34-year-old Noah Ante Erickson killed himself during an…

Man Who Shot at Pursuing Officers has Died of Injuries

The driver had an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

LITTLE FALLS, Minn.–State investigators say a driver who fired at pursuing law enforcement officers in central Minnesota and who shot himself after crashing his vehicle last week has died of his injuries. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says Todd County sheriff’s deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop Oct. 15 near Browerville. A pursuit with speeds exceeding 100 mph…

‘Maude’ Co-Star, Character Actor Bill Macy Dies at 97

Antenna TV will air a Maude marathon from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday.

LOS ANGELES–A friend of Bill Macy says the actor who starred opposite Bea Arthur in the 1970s sitcom “Maude” has died. Macy died Thursday night in Los Angeles, friend Matt Beckoff said Friday. Macy’s role as Walter Findlay on CBS’ “Maude,” which aired from 1972 to 1978, was his highest-profile in a long stage, film and TV career as a…

59-Year-Old Man Has Died After Going Off the Edge of Highway 20

59-year-old man died at the hospital after one car crash

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 49-year-old man has died in a single-vehicle crash south of Devils Lake. Authorities say 59 year old Gary Oram of Devils Lake left the right edge of Highway 20 on Friday afternoon and later died at the hospital. An investigation into the crash is ongoing. Officials say five cattle…

Remembering Ed Schultz: Local Broadcast Legend Who Made it National

From local play–by–play and sports shows to national politics, commentary and his very own prime time show

FARGO, N.D. – After passing away at the age of 64, people are remembering local broadcast legend, Ed Schultz for his unique personality and success. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins us live to tell us about his journey from co–workers and people from the community. This radio building off of 25th street in Fargo is where Ed Schultz’s once small broadcast…

Widow of Mahnomen County Deputy Chris Dewey Dies In Colorado

Aunt Wrote That Emily Died Of Liver Failure

The widow of Mahnomen County Deputy Chris Dewey, who died months after being shot in the line of duty, has died. Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier says Emily Dewey died in Colorado where she had been living. An aunt posted on Facebook that Emily died on January 31st of liver failure. She also said Emily never “recovered from her husbands…