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    28-year old Bemidji man fatally shot himself after chase, authorities say

    BEMIDJI- A man who led authorities on a high-speed chase that ended in his death Monday has been identified as Jared Robert Nash, 28, of Bemidji. The Ramsey County medical examiner identified Nash, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to ...

    Minnesota seeks wider disaster declaration

    ST. PAUL- Minnesota wants federal authorities to add 30 counties and two tribal governments to a flood disaster declaration. Damage and recovery costs continue to be added up from June floods that affected more than half of Minnesota's 87 counties. W ...

    Minnesota man's search for U-boat comes up empty

    A Scanlon, Minn., man’s search for a historic sunken U-boat turned up empty last week. Jerry Eliason, 61, and his crew spent five days using side-scan sonar in an effort to locate the German U-656 off the Atlantic Coast of Newfoundland. The U-boat was the ...

    Woman pedestrian struck on Highway 2

    A woman was struck by a car while walking down the middle of U.S. Highway 2 in Itasca County early Tuesday. Tracy Peterson, 46, of Deer River, was walking in the middle of the roadway about 1 a.m., the Minnesota State Patrol reported, when she was struck ...

    Redby man pleads guilty in meth transport case

    BEMIDJI- A Redby man accused with two other people of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine on the Red Lake Indian Reservation has pleaded guilty. Joseph “Jake” Thunder III, 47, was arrested in May and accused of trying to transport 43 grams of methamp ...

    Ex-Governor Ventura wins defamation suit

    ST. PAUL- A split federal jury awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his case against the estate of an author who claimed they were in a bar fight. Attorneys from Ventura and the author's estate agreed to accept the 8-2 jury dec ...

    Cook County attorney found guilty of criminal sexual misconduct

    DULUTH- A jury on Friday found Cook County attorney Tim Scannell guilty of two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. Scannell, 48, has admitted that he had a relationship with a 17-year-old girl in the summer of 2012. He was accused of kissing ...

    Minnesota couple killed in rollover in Kansas

    An Alexandria, Minnesota couple died in a rollover north in Kansas on Thursday. The victims were Kay Dianne Pautz, 69, the driver, and her passenger, Gary Walter Pautz, 70. The accident happened at 3:55 p.m. north of McPherson, according to the Kansas Hig ...

    38-year-old man seriously injured in stabbing at Minnesota campground

    ELBOW LAKE – A woman was arrested east of this western Minnesota city early Saturday after allegedly stabbing a man, causing him serious injuries. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office and Elbow Lake police received a 911 call at 12:46 a.m. from a 38-year-old ...

    Environmentalist group, "Honor the Earth", to protest Sandpiper pipeline in Bemidji

    BEMIDJI- Environmentalist group Honor the Earth will hold a canoe rally today (July 25) in Bemidji against the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline. The protest and media event is set to begin at 5 p.m. at the Lake Bemidji waterfront near the Paul and Babe sta ...

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