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UPDATED: Marshall County Sheriff Asking Evacuees to Find a Safe Place to Stay

Witnesses say the building is a total loss

Courtesy: Dorie Norekis  UPDATE: Marshall County Sheriff Jason Boman confirms that multiple people have been displaced from their homes around the Nordic Fiberglass building in Warren, Minnesota. He posted an update on the official Facebook page for the sheriff’s office asking people who have been asked to leave their homes need to find a place to stay because they don’t…

McIntosh Man Cited for Snowmobile Accident in Polk County

33-Year-Old Sofrony Kutsev suffered minor injuries after crashing his snowmobile near Erskine

  A rural McIntosh, Minnesota man was cited after a snowmobile crash in Polk County. A passerby reported finding a crashed snowmobile near Erskine around 8 o’clock last night. Deputies responded but couldn’t find anyone in the area. They later located the operator of the snowmobile, 33-year-old Sofrony Kutsev, who had minor injuries. Kutsev was cited for operating a snowmobile…

One Person Dead, Four Others Hospitalized for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Authorities say a 21-year-old woman died after carbon monoxide poisoning at a fish house on Lake Wilmert

  A woman is dead and four others were hospitalized due to carbon monoxide poisoning at a fish house. It happened Sunday afternoon on Lake Wilmert near the Minnesota-Iowa border. When authorities arrived, they pronounced a 21-year-old woman dead at the scene. Authorities say a 20-year-old man was transported to Mayo Hospital in Fairmont and then flown to Rochester. Three…

First Bill of MN Legislative Session Signed into Law

Governor Mark Dayton signed the first bill of the state's legislative session into law.

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed the first bill of the 2017 state legislative session into law on Friday. It will provide cuts to 200,000 Minnesotans in an effort to help teachers, college students and homeowners. But Dayton is still debating with legislation about how to offset health insurance premium hikes. Although the state’s Senate passed financial help to these premiums,…

Foxhome Woman Identified in Accidental Shooting

Authorities say the woman is in stable condition

Authorities have released the name of the Foxhome woman who accidentally shot herself. They say Samantha Pazdernik was attempting to put a gun in a holster when it went off, hitting her in the stomach. It happened Wednesday morning near her home in Foxhome. Pazdernick was taken to Sanford in Fargo and is in stable condition. Categories: Crime, Local News,…

Broadband Internet Coming to More Rural Minnesota Communities

More than 16,000 households, 2,200 businesses and 71 community organizations will benefit

  Minnesota State Officials announce more grants have been secured to help households and business in the state get broadband internet access. Officials say more than 16,000 households will be given access as well as 2,200 business and more than 70 community organizations. The expansion will also allow 42 projects across the state to be funded and given access. The…

Six Injured in Manufacturing Plant Explosion in Minnesota

Investigators say they are still trying to determine the cause of the explosion

  Six people are hurt after an explosion at a Minnesota manufacturing center. Rescue workers responded to an explosion at McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Center in Dodge Center at about 10:30 Wednesday morning. Officials say the blast happened near the paint shop. The company says all employees are accounted for and four of the injured remain hospitalized. Roads around the…

Police: East Grand Forks Woman Arrested; 3-Year-Old Passenger Holding Meth Pipe

Police say Lori Hobus was arrested after officers found the child holding onto a homemade meth pipe

An East Grand Forks woman is arrested during a traffic stop after police say her child passenger was holding onto a homemade meth pipe. Lori Hobus, 50, is charged with DWI and child endangerment. They say Hobus failed a field sobriety test and became angry when being questioned during a traffic stop. Another officer who was searching her vehicle saw…

Foxhome Woman Hospitalized After Shooting

Authorities say the woman accidentally shot herself while trying to holster a handgun

  A Foxhome woman is in the hospital after authorities say she accidentally shot herself in the stomach. The Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to a call on the 3500 block of 320th Avenue in Foxhome. They found a woman with a gunshot wound to her stomach. Authorities say she was attempting to put a handgun into a…

Gov. Dayton Announces Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Governor Mark Dayton proclaims Monday as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in Minnesota

  Governor Dayton has proclaimed Monday as “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day” in the State of Minnesota. The day will recognize the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officials in Minnesota and around the country. Governor Dayton has also directed the Minnesota Department of Transportation to light the Minneapolis I-35W bridge blue in recognition of the day. The windows of the…