MAHNOMEN

Red Lake Man Arrested For Abusing Three-Year-Old Girl Who Had Taser Burns

MAHNOMEN CO., Minn. — A Red Lake, Minnesota man is behind bars and facing a number of charges for the abuse of a three-year-old girl in Mahnomen in June. 29-year-old Edward Fairbanks was arrested Wednesday by Red Lake Police on an outstanding warrant out of Mahnomen County. Fairbanks is accused of causing great bodily harm to the child including a…

Two Wanted Men Both Spotted At Same Mahnomen Apartments

Both Men Were Arrested After Leaving With Other People

MAHNOMEN, Minn. — Two wanted suspects are taken into custody after a surveillance operation at Riverland Apartments in Mahnomen, Minnesota. Deputies saw 30-year-old Charles Ortley get into a vehicle with two females on Saturday afternoon. He was stopped and arrested on Highway 59. Ortley is a suspect in a shooting in Minneapolis. While the building was under surveillance they also…

1st North Dakota COVID-19 Death is 93 Year Old Fargo Man

MAHNOMEN, MN–Roger Lehne, age 93, of Fargo, ND, formerly of Mahnomen, MN, died on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Fargo, ND, due to complications of the Covid-19 virus. Mr. Lehne’s funeral will be held at Anderson Family in Mahnomen, MN. Details on services for Mr. Lehne are pending.     Categories: Coronavirus-ND, Health, Local News, Minnesota…

Man In Mahnomen, Minnesota Dead From Gunshot Wound

BCA and White Earth Police are assisting with the investigation

MAHNOMEN, Minn. — A man has died after suffering a gunshot wound in Mahnomen. The sheriff says the circumstances of the shooting are still under investigation. The man was first taken to Mahnomen Health Center and later airlifted to Fargo where he died. BCA and White Earth Police are assisting with the investigation. The sheriff believes this is an isolated…

Ponsford Man Killed In Rollover, White Earth Man Injured

Both men were thrown from the car as it rolled several times

NORMAN CO., Minn. — A Ponsford man is dead and another man hurt after a rollover east of Twin Valley, Minnesota. Norman County Sheriff’s Office says 23-year-old Tyler Bloom died at the scene shortly before 9:30 Tuesday night on county road 29. 24-year-old Kenneth Peake-Rogers Jr. of White Earth was taken to the hospital in Mahnomen. Both men were thrown…

Fairbanks To Be Sworn In As White Earth Nation Chairman On Friday

He defeated Brent Gish in a special election last week to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Chairman Terry Tibbetts

MAHNOMEN, Minn. — White Earth Nation will swear in its new chairman on Friday. Michael Fairbanks will become the leader of the largest tribe in Minnesota. He defeated Brent Gish in a special election last week to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Chairman Terry Tibbetts. He was elected in 2016 and passed away this past March…

Woman Found Stabbed To Death In Rice Lake, Man In Custody

23-year-old Tristan Kilde of Clearbrook is in jail for second-degree murder

CLEARWATER CO. MN — A 37-year-old woman is dead and a man in custody after a stabbing in Clearwater County, Minnesota. 23-year-old Tristan Kilde of Clearbrook is in jail for second-degree murder. Deputies from Clearwater and Mahnomen counties and officers from the White Earth Police Department responded around 10 o’clock Wednesday night to Rice Lake, west of Bemidji. They found…