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Minnesota Man Arrested After Shooting in Otter Tail County

He was arrested back in March for setting his house on fire on Long Lake Road

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — A Richville, Minnesota man is facing a number of charges following a gunshot incident in Otter Tail County. He was arrested back in March for setting his house on fire on Long Lake Road. Cody Dahl, 35, was arrested on DWI, assault and dangerous weapon charges. Deputies responded to reports of a careless driver and…

Former Bemidji Assistant Principal Facing Federal Child Exploitation Charges

He is charged with the production and distribution of child porn and enticement of a minor

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A former Bemidji assistant principal now faces federal child sexual exploitation charges. Brandon Bjerknes, 34, was arrested Tuesday and appeared today in U.S. District Court in St. Paul. He is charged with the production and distribution of child porn and enticement of a minor. Court documents show Bjerknes posed online as a 13 to 15-year-old male…

More Charges Possible in Alleged Genital Mutilation of Minnesota Girls

The disclosure was made during a hearing about the sharing of evidence

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — More charges could be coming in an investigation of alleged genital mutilation on Minnesota girls by members of a Muslim sect. An assistant U.S. attorney told a judge that she’s meeting with a grand jury next week. She didn’t elaborate. The disclosure was made during a hearing about the sharing of evidence. Three people, including two…

Police Investigating Body Found in Dilworth Walmart Parking Lot

Sharpe says there were no signs of foul play

  DILWORTH, Minn. — The body of a man was found inside a vehicle in the parking lot of Walmart in Dilworth. Police Chief Ty Sharpe says the store called a towing company to remove the vehicle which had been in the parking lot for several days. As the operator attempted to move the vehicle, he discovered the body covered…

Two People Injured in Shooting in Naytahwaush

They were taken to Mahnomen Health Center before being airlifted to Sanford in Fargo

  NAYTAHWAUSH, Minn. — Two people are in stable condition in Fargo after being shot in Naytahwaush. Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call just before 10 o’clock last night reporting that a person had been shot. When they arrived, they found two people with gunshot wounds including a 21-year-old man from Minneapolis and a 23 year-old woman from…

Smiles Shine Bright at “City Of Lights” CCRI Prom

The group dedicated to helping those with disabilities put on a special night

MOORHEAD, Minn.– At least once a year, there’s a chance for a Moorhead group to dress up and be in the spotlight. More than 100 people enter the “City of Lights”, this year’s theme for the CCRI Prom. Each pair gets their own moment by being introduced and walking through the doors at Courtyard by Marriott. Some didn’t get this…

Jury Selection Begins for Trial of Minnesota Officer Accused of Killing Philando Castile

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The process of selecting a jury is underway in the Twin Cities in the trial of a police officer charged with manslaughter for fatally shooting a black motorist. The aftermath of the shooting of Philando Castile was streamed live on Facebook last July, thrusting his death into the national spotlight. St. Anthony Officer Jeronimo Yanez is…

Memorial Day: Minnesota Sailor Killed at Pearl Harbor Gets Hometown Burial

His remains weren't identified until last December, when scientists using DNA technology were able to make a match

EMMONS, Minn. — A Minnesota sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 has received a hometown burial. The remains of Navy Fireman 3rd Class Glaydon Iverson were laid to rest Saturday alongside his parents at Oak Lawn Cemetery in his hometown of Emmons. Iverson died at the age of 24 when the USS Oklahoma was hit by…

Family of Dawn Carlson Says They Still Have Questions

A four–year–long missing person's case of Dawn Carlson is likely closed after the discovery of a body in a submerged car in Lake Bronson Thursday

KITTSON  COUNTY, Minn., — A four–year–long missing person’s case of Dawn Carlson is likely closed after the discovery of a body in a submerged car in Lake Bronson Thursday. That doesn’t mean her family has all of the answers they are looking for. When it comes to Dawn Carlson, May 26th, 2017, is another date that’s now stamped into the…

Bemidji Woman Dies After Crash on Motorcycle

Dispatch was alerted about the crash on Wednesday around 5 p.m.

BEMIDJI, Minn. — A motorcycle driver is dead after crashing with a cargo van in Bemidji Township. Dispatch was alerted about the crash on Wednesday around 5 p.m. Authorities say 62-year-old Vicki Inkel of Bemidji was driving northbound on her motorcycle when she was hit by the eastbound van. Inkel died at the scene. The driver of the van has…