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Fire destroys Wilkin County home, family safely escapes

courtesy, Sheriff Rick FiedlerCAMPBELL, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) – A fire has destroyed a home in Wilkin County. Sheriff Rick Fiedler says the fire was reported at 2742 460th Street, a half-mile east of Campbell just after 7:00 a.m. Tuesday. Five people, including several children, were able to get out safely. The Campbell Volunteer Fire with mutual aid from the Tintah Fire…

Man who was missing for days found dead inside air duct

DENT, Minn. (KVRR) – A 40-year-old rural Dent, Minnesota man was found dead in the air duct of his house. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a family member Monday morning after they went to check on the man. The family says they hadn’t heard from him in several days. The sheriff’s office says the death appears…

Callaway police chief seriously injured in wood cutting accident

WAUBUN, Minn. (KVRR/(KFGO) – The Callaway, Minnesota police chief is hospitalized at Sanford Health in Fargo with serious injuries in an accident at his rural Waubun, Minnesota home. Mahnomen County Sheriff Josh Guenther says his office received a call about 6:30 p.m. Monday from the Mahnomen Hospital to report Tim Haverkamp had arrived there with head injuries. Guenther says initially…

Two men sentenced for selling meth in western Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) – Federal prosecutors say two men have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a methamphetamine distribution ring in western Minn. Thirty-five-year-old Jonathan Listrom of Circle Pines and 53-year-old Steven Johnson of Glenwood sold meth in the Alexandria area. Acting U.S. Attorney W. Anders Folk says Listrom was sentenced to 16 years in prison followed…

Multiple agencies fight large grain elevator fire in Clinton

CLINTON, Minn. – Firefighters from multiple agencies battled a large fire at a grain elevator in western Minnesota, where some residents were evacuated. According to Big Stone County Sheriff Mark Brown, crews were called shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday to the grain elevator, which had become engulfed in flames. Officials in Clinton, with a population of about 500 people near…

Cass Lake man killed in drive-by shooting at party

CASS LAKE, Minn. – Cass County sheriff’s officials say one person has died after being struck by gunfire at an outdoor house party. A drive-by shooting happened at a residence in Cass Lake shortly before 3 a.m. Monday. Deputies arrived to find a 34-year-old local man had been hit by gunfire while he was in a yard at the party….

One-year-old boy dies in northern Minnesota house fire

REMER, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) – A one-year-old boy has died in a house fire near Remer, in northern Minnesota. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says deputies arrived around 1:45 a.m. Friday to find the duplex in Boy Lake Township engulfed in flames Deputies were able to get a woman out of the home from a bedroom, while another woman and three…

Student arrested after firing gun inside Plymouth Middle School

(FOX9)PLYMOUTH, Minn. (FOX9) –  Plymouth Middle School in Plymouth, Minnesota was on lockdown Monday after a student brought a loaded handgun to the school and fired several shots into the ceiling of a hallway. No injuries were reported and all students are safe, Robbinsdale Area Schools confirmed. Plymouth Police Chief Erik Fadden said the shooting occurred in the hallway outside…