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Suspect Dead in Standoff in Polk County

While a deputy was investigating, he was confronted by a man with a rifle and called for backup

  POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A man is dead in Polk County after allegedly shooting at a mail carrier, setting off an hours-long standoff with multiple law enforcement agencies. The mail carrier reported hearing two gunshots around 11:20 this morning in Northland Township, about 30 miles north of Crookston. One of the bullets shattered the rear window of his vehicle….

Owatonna Man Facing Possible Charges in Fatal St. Cloud Crash

The driver of the van operated by Elite Taxi and one of two passengers in the vehicle were killed Saturday

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Charges are likely against a semi driver who struck a taxi at a St. Cloud intersection Saturday, killing two people. The Minnesota State Patrol said 61-year-old James Cockram of Owatonna was driving a semi on Highway 10 and St. Germain Street when he rear-ended a taxi being driven by 66-year-old Thomas Findlay of Sartell. The patrol…

Moorhead Woman who Died in Apartment Fire Identified

The official cause of her death has not yet been determined

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead woman who died in an apartment fire Wednesday has been identified. Billi Jo Larson, 58, died at the hospital shortly after firefighters pulled her from her apartment on the 800 block of 24th Ave South just after 10:30 in the morning. The official cause of her death has not yet been determined. Fire officials…

Information Released on Fargo Man Hit by Train

The conductor said it appeared the man saw the train coming but did not move out of the way in time

  FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police identify the man killed after a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train struck him Tuesday morning. They say 39 year old Kyle Kubousek of Fargo was hit by a westbound train shortly before 4 a.m. Tuesday in the 4100 block of Main Avenue. The conductor said it appeared the man saw the train coming but did…

Naytahwaush Man Dead After Crash in Becker County

His vehicle went in the ditch, hit an approach and came to rest against a tree

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — A Mahnomen County man is dead after rolling his vehicle seven miles north of Detroit Lakes. The Becker County Sheriff says 41-year-old Marvin Tibbetts, Jr. of Naytahwaush lost control of his vehicle on Highway 21 around 10:30 this morning. His vehicle went in the ditch, hit an approach and came to rest against a tree. Tibbetts…

Fargo Man Dies After Being Hit by BNSF Train

Police say the conductor called for help at about 4 a.m. after seeing the man get hit in the 4000 block of Main Ave. in Fargo

  FARGO, N.D. — One man is dead after being hit by a BNSF train early this morning. Fargo Police said the conductor called for help at about 4 a.m. after seeing the man get hit in the 4000 block of Main Ave. in Fargo. The conductor said it appeared the man saw the train but did not move out of the…

Harwood Man Dies From Injuries In Friday Morning Crash

Rolled his vehicle near Reile's Acres

A  Harwood man has died from injuries suffered after a rollover near Reile’s Acres. A Highway Patrol Sergeant says Charles Gad,49, passed away at Essentia Health in Fargo. On Friday morning, Gad was driving north on a gravel road west of Reile’s Acres when he hit the ditch and rolled. He was found that morning around 6:30 lying outside of…

Fordville Man Identified in Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

North Dakota Highway Patrol says 35-year-old Brent Northagen from Fordville was driving the wrong-way down the highway when he struck a bridge

  GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — Authorities identify a Walsh County man who was killed in a crash along Highway 2 west of Grand Forks. North Dakota Highway Patrol says 35-year-old Brent Northagen from Fordville was driving the wrong-way down the highway when he struck a bridge. His vehicle came to rest near the edge of a creek. He was…

Fordville Man Dies in Crash Near Grand Forks

Officials are still trying to determine the time of the crash, which happened seven miles west of Grand Forks

  GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — A Walsh County man is dead after a crash along Highway 2 west of Grand Forks. North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 35-year-old man from Fordville was driving the wrong-way down the highway when he struck a bridge. His vehicle came to rest near the edge of a creek. He was pronounced dead at…

Former Girlfriend of Philando Castile Arrested in Hammer Attack

Diamond Reynolds of West St. Paul was arrested with two other women Thursday

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The former girlfriend of Philando Castile is under arrest for being involved in an assault on another woman who was attacked with a hammer. Diamond Reynolds of West St. Paul was arrested with two other women Thursday. Police say it isn’t clear what role Reynolds played in the assault but charges are pending. The victim, who…