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New Study Points Out Cost of Motorcycle Crashes Higher than Car Crashes

The injury rate was 10 times greater, which lead to six times the amount of health care costs than for people in car crashes

  NATIONAL — A new study may have you thinking twice before getting on your motorcycle, or may encourage you to wear protective gear before you do. Researchers studied more than 300,000 motorcycle crashes in Canada and found the death rate from these crashes was five times greater than that of car crashes. The injury rate was 10 times greater,…

Park River Man Sentenced in Fentanyl Overdose Death

Chyle told investigators he provided fentanyl in August 2016 to 30-year-old Eugene Meecham, of Grafton

PARK RIVER, ND — A Park River man tied to a fentanyl overdose death has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Twenty-six-year-old Zachary Chyle pleaded guilty in March to a pair of charges involving distribution of a controlled substance resulting in death. Chyle told investigators he provided fentanyl in August 2016 to 30-year-old Eugene Meecham, of Grafton. Meecham’s body…

Authorities: Boater Thought to be Missing Near Baymont Failed to Inform Anyone He was Safe

The man's girlfriend swam to shore and told police that she last saw him "kind of swimming, kind of standing'' in the water

  BAYPORT, Minn. — First responders are not happy with a former missing boater. They spent hours searching the St. Croix River near Bayport, Minnesota looking for the man after his boat crashed early Sunday. The man’s girlfriend swam to shore and told police that she last saw him “kind of swimming, kind of standing” in the water. The man…