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Body Recovered in West Battle Lake Identified as Missing Grand Forks Man

An autopsy will be performed

  WEST BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — The body of a Grand Forks man has been recovered in West Battle Lake, Minnesota. Authorities were using sonar equipment on the lake Wednesday afternoon when they found the body of 39-year-old Peter Akinboro. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office Dive Rescue Team recovered the body with the help of water patrol members. An…

Jamestown Deaths Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police say Jensen and Petersen were in a domestic relationship.

jensen JAMESTOWN, ND — Jamestown Police say the bodies found Sunday night is an apparent murder-suicide. Chief Scott Edinger in a release says the bodies of Casey Gene Jensen, 33, and Cherish Ranae Petersen, 26, were found by their fathers. Police say Jensen and Petersen were in a domestic relationship. Officers were called to the home at 1906 4th Street NE in…

South Dakota Woman Identified in Grass Fire Death

Officials do not yet know if the region's drought conditions caused the fire

FAIRBURN, SD — A South Dakota woman who died in a grass fire has been identified. Authorities say the grass fire spread to the home of 26-year-old Julia Pawelski on Tuesday morning in Fairburn, a town just south of Rapid City. The fire damaged at least three other buildings along with multiple vehicles and hay bales before fire crews got…

Authorities Identify Body Found in Lake Bemidji

The cause of death is unknown

  BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. — The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office has identified the body found in Lake Bemidji. The victim is 54-year-old Lonnie Dubois of Bemidji. About 2:00 Monday afternoon, officers responded a man found face down in the water near the Paul Bunyan Park dock. The cause of death is unknown. The case is under investigation. Categories: Community, Local…

Drivers Identified in Bemidji School Bus Crash

Police say one child was pinned inside and had to be cut out of the bus by rescue workers

  BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. — Authorities have identified the two drivers involved in a Bemidji school bus crash in Beltrami County. Police say 29-year-old Thomas Nielson of Chattanooga, Tennessee was driving a passenger vehicle when he drove through a stop sign and hit the school bus, being driven by 47-year-old Patrick Stout of Bemidji. They say Stout lost control of…

Authorities Identify Body Found Outside Dakota Magic Apartments in Hankinson

The Richland County Sheriff's Office says 36-year-old Jesse Blue of Fort Thompson was found Thursday morning

  HANKINSON, N.D. — A South Dakota man who died after being found outside the Dakota Magic apartments near Hankinson has been identified. The Richland County Sheriff’s Office says 36-year-old Jesse Blue of Fort Thompson was found Thursday morning. He was on the ground and unresponsive. He later died at a hospital in Sisseton. The sheriff’s office is waiting on…

Grand Forks Police Identify Body Found in Ice

Authorities say 31-year-old Donald Campbell was found in a block of ice near the downtown railroad bridge on Wednesday

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police Grand Forks identified the body of a Cando man found partially frozen in ice in the Red River. Authorities say 31-year-old Donald Campbell was found in a block of ice near the downtown railroad bridge on Wednesday. A passerby found him and called police. Authorities say they do not suspect foul play and there is…