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LANESBORO, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has issued warning about the dangers of the Conium maculatum plant, commonly known as poison hemlock. The plant has been found in southeast Minnesota, spreading quickly in the St. Charles and Lanesboro areas. All parts of the plant — leaves, stems, flowers and roots — are poisonous. Residents should wear long-sleeved shirts, pants and gloves when handling the plant and never ingest any part of it.
MAHNOMEN, Minn. — A pilot is in a Fargo hospital after a plane crashed in a field near the Mahnomen Airport on Tuesday evening, June 20. The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office received a report regarding the crash about 8 p.m. Tuesday at the airport, which is about 5 miles south of Mahnomen. According to the sheriff's office: Two workers with the Minnesota Department of Transportation were first to arrive at the crash scene and pulled the pilot, Mark Habedank, 56, of Twin Valley, from the cockpit.
A man was transported to the Ely Community Hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the buttocks Thursday. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported that it was called to the Angleworm Lake area off the Echo Trail for a man who had accidentally shot himself while camping at about 3 p.m.
CLOQUET, Minn. — Charges have been filed against the owners of three dogs that allegedly escaped a kennel and killed another dog that was being walked by a Cloquet woman last week. Stephen Woollett, 59, and Amber Woollett, 22, both of Cloquet, each are charged with misdemeanor counts of dangerous animals — attack by an animal and dogs running at large. Amber Woollett faces two counts of each, while Stephen Woollett faces one of each. The charges each carry maximum penalties of 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine. According to the criminal complaint:
President Trump will address the nation after the shooting in Virginia Wednesday morning. The address is scheduled to be at 10:30 a.m.
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BEMIDJI, Minn. — A warrant for the arrest of the Tennessee man officials say caused a Bemidji school bus crash was quashed, shortly after it was issued. Thomas Lee Nielsen, 29, was cited for careless driving after the May 3 crash left a handful of elementary school students hurt. The Chattanooga, Tenn., man was scheduled to be arraigned May 9 but did not appear in court, prompting Judge John Melbye to issue the warrant and set bail at $1,000.
BEMIDJI, Minn.-- A judge issued a warrant Friday for the arrest of the Tennessee man officials say caused a traumatic school bus crash in early May near Bemidji. Thomas Lee Nielsen, 29, was cited for careless driving May 5 -- two days after the crash -- and was schedule to appear in court Friday for an arraignment. Nielsen did not appear, prompting Judge John Melbye to issue the warrant.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- PGA Tour Champions and Sanford Health announced on Thursday, June 8, a new event is coming to Sioux Falls for the 2018 season. The Sanford Health International Presented by Cambria will be the first-ever PGA Tour Champions event in South Dakota. Minnehaha Country Club will host the Sept. 17-23 event featuring a $1.8 million purse. The PGA Tour Champions features golfers 50 or older.