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Minnesota Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

Riess led authorities on a cross-country manhunt before she was captured in April 2018 in Texas.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.–A Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to killing a Florida woman who prosecutors said was targeted because the two looked alike. Officials say 57-year-old Lois Riess will serve a life sentence in prison for the first-degree murder of Pamela Hutchinson. Officials say Riess targeted Hutchinson because they shared similar features, and because Riess wanted to assume Hutchinson’s identity….

HOPE Inc. Hurricanes Taken Down By Russia At Sled Hockey Invitational

Executive Director Calls The Loss A "Heartbreaker"

Courtesy: Adair GrommeshGRAND RAPIDS, MI. — HOPE Inc. Hurricanes put up a good fight against Russia at the International Youth Sled Hockey Invitational. But it wasn’t enough for the win. The team lost 2-1. Adair Grommesh, executive director of HOPE Inc., calls it a heartbreaker but says the team played their hearts out in a very intense and physical game….

Jennifer Lopez, Shakira to Perform at 2020 Super Bowl Halftime Show

Super Bowl LIV is scheduled for Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

NEW YORK, N.Y.–Pepsi, the NFL and Roc Nation have announced music superstars Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show. The performance will be the first time Lopez and Shakira have worked together and the first time performing at the Super Bowl for both artists. Super Bowl LIV is scheduled for Sunday, February 2,…

Red Cross Deploys Nine to Help Those in Hurricane Dorian’s Path

one is from minnesota, one is from north dakota and the rest are from south dakota

FARGO, N.D. — The American Red Cross Dakotas Region sends nine volunteers to Florida as Hurricane Dorian approaches. One volunteer is from North Dakota, one is from Minnesota and the others are from South Dakota. They are just a few of 1,600 hundred Red Cross members from around the country helping set up pre–evacuation shelters. Red Cross Dakotas Region plans…

Florida Man Arrested After Crashing Into Several Cars And High-Speed Chase On Highway 10

Deputies say 32-year-old Jireh Williams crashed into two vehicles and ran them off of Highway 10 in Hawley

CLAY CO., Minn. — A Sebring, Florida man is behind bars in Clay County after hitting several vehicles and leading authorities on a high-speed chase. Deputies say 32-year-old Jireh Williams crashed into two vehicles and ran them off of Highway 10 in Hawley on Tuesday night around 6:30. They found him heading east and going around 101 miles per hour….

Owner of New England Patriots Charged With Soliciting a Prostitute

The charge comes amid a widespread crackdown on sex trafficking in the area surrounding Palm Beach County.

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) _ Police in Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlor. Jupiter police told reporters Friday that the 77-year-old Kraft hasn’t been arrested. A warrant will be issued and his attorneys will be notified. The…

Astronaut From Fargo Selected For The Astronaut Hall of Fame

Jim Buchli was a member of four space flights.

Veteran astronaut Jim Buchli of Fargo has been selected for induction into the Astronaut Hall of Fame. Buchli was a member of four space flights. He has orbited the earth 319 times. He retired from the U.S. Marine Corps and the NASA Astronaut Office in 1992. He currently works with the Boeing Defense and Space Group in Houston. Janet Kavandi…

Munich Man’s Murder Leads to Prison Reform

Martin Tabert Killed in 1922

MUNICH, ND. –   The  Zion Lutheran   Cemetery near Munich North Dakota lies just off Zane Taberts farm. From it you can see where the original Tabert farm stood when they settled this area. Several generations of Tabert s are buried here but Zane’s great uncle Martin is not one of them. In the early 1920’s Martin Tabert rode these rails…

Another Lottery Scam Asks For Processing Fee

A caller claiming to be from the Florida Lottery tells the person they have won $8 million

POLK COUNTY, MN — Another lottery scam is targeting people in our region. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has received complaints about the scam. A caller claiming to be from the Florida Lottery tells the person they have won $8 million. The caller then asks for a $1,400 processing fee to get the prize money. Authorities say it is a scam…