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Plane Crashes Near Detroit Lakes Airport

DETROIT TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A pilot walks away from a plane crash in Becker County. Deputies responded around 6:45 Tuesday night to a corn field north of the Detroit Lakes/Becker County Airport. The pilot, 76-year-old Theodore Kiebke of Detroit Lakes said his single-engine biplane lost power. He crash-landed in the field with the plane landing upside down. Kiebke was taken…

Authorities Identify Mahnomen County Drowning Victim

The sheriff's office says 19-year-old Chase Hron was jet-skiing and not wearing a life jacket

MAHNOMEN COUNTY, Minn. — A 19-year-old Thief River Falls man has been identified as the victim of a drowning last Friday night in Mahnomen County. The sheriff’s office says Chase Hron was jet-skiing and not wearing a life jacket on Vanose Lake. An extensive ground, air and water search was conducted before Hron’s body was recovered on Saturday. Categories: Local…

No Travel Advisory Issued for Rural Cass County Roads

CASS COUNTY, N.D. – The Cass County Sheriff’s Office issues a no travel advisory strongly urging drivers to stay off rural roads calling it “a dangerous storm.” In a statement, the Sheriff’s Office says “Conditions will become extremely difficult as it becomes dark.” County plows have been pulled from the roads and won’t begin snow removal until conditions improve. Deputies…

Missing Western North Dakota Girl Found

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE – The Stark County Sheriff’s Office says Caylee has been found.   STARK COUNTY, N.D. – Police are asking for your help finding a missing Gladstone, ND girl. The Stark County Sheriff’s Office says Caylee Miller was last seen at her home on Tuesday wearing sweatpants and a maroon…

Jacob Wetterling investigation files will be released to public Sep. 20th

SAINT CLOUD, Minn. (KMSP)¬†– The closed investigative file in the Jacob Wetterling case will be released to the public next Thursday, Sepember 20th. “The closed investigative file regarding the Jacob Wetterling abduction will be released to the public on Thursday, September 20th, 2018 at 10:06 a.m. at the Stearns County Law Enforcement Center-Emergency Operations Center (EOC),” the sheriff’s office said…

Police Looking For Missing Man in Beltrami County

BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. – Police are asking for your help finding a missing man. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office is trying to find Derrick Harper who was last seen in the Pennington area. A date was not given. Harper is described as 5’11” tall, weighs 180 pounds and has brown eyes and hair. He was last seen wearing a white…

2 Drug Arrests Made During Search Warrant in Osage

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption   OSAGE, Minn. – A man and a woman have been arrested after a search warrant is executed in Osage on Wednesday. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says 1.35 pounds of “suspected marijuana” and nearly three quarters of a pound of butane hash oil wax with an estimated street value…

Police Investigate Stabbing in Harwood

HARWOOD, N.D. – Police are investigating after an unidentified person was stabbed at the Harwood Grill and Saloon on Sunday. Cass County Deputies were dispatched around midnight to the Cenex station. The sheriff’s office says a party bus arrived at the bar around 11:45 Saturday night. An altercation happened as people were leaving the bar. The victim suffered non-life threatening…

Body Recovered from Lake Bemidji

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Authorities have found the body of a female in Lake Bemidji Wednesday afternoon. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says someone reported an object in the water near the Bemidji Tourist Information Center around 12:20. Deputies, Bemidji Police Officers and Firefighters and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources responded recovering the body. The body has been sent to…

Father and Son Die After Their Kayak Overturns in Hubbard County

HART LAKE TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A four-year-old boy and his father, both of¬†Northwood, Iowa, are dead after kayaking on a lake about 20 miles Southeast of Bemidji. The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 1:30 Saturday about an overturned kayak on Hart Lake and the two people inside didn’t resurface. Authorities say first responders found the boy…