Category: Featured Stories

Minnesota Cold Weather

Minnesota Cold Weather

Minnesota Cold Weather ST. CLOUD, Minn, Summer is long gone, and in its place comes Jack Frost’s cold winter bite sooner than we’d like. Many people have become complacent with the ever dropping temperatures in Minnesota, but these freezing temps can present a whole variety of dangers. Serious Dangers Include: Frostbite hypothermia Higher risk of sinus infections Carbon monoxide poisoning […]

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Minneapolis Police to Combat Sex Trafficking during Superbowl

Minneapolis Police to Combat Sex Trafficking during Superbowl

MINNEAPOLIS, MN- City leaders are looking to combat sex trafficking before super bowl season starts. Plans on how to crack down sex trafficking are being presented Wednesday morning at the City council by Minneapolis police, city and county official groups, and non profit groups. Authorities said the online sex trafficking market is a problem in Minnesota and many victims are […]

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Activist Seeks to Present “Necessity Defense”

Activist Seeks to Present “Necessity Defense”

BISMARCK, N.D.- A Native American activist in North Dakota is seeking to present a “necessity defense” at trial. Chase Iron Eyes a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and a former U.S. congressional candidate in North Dakota has pleaded not guilty to felony charges and misdemeanor criminal trespass. He was accused of inciting a riot during protests against the Dakota Access […]

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Two Die in Head-on Collision

VALLEY CITY, N.D.-Two men dies in a head-on collision on interstate 94 in southeastern North Dakota. The Highway Patrol says on Wednesday a 35-year-old Fargo man was driving in the wrong direction then collided with a pickup truck driven by a 31-year-old man from Minnesota. Both men were pronounced dead at a Valley City hospital, only a passenger in the […]

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Man Convicted in Meth Case

Man Convicted in Meth Case

LITTLE FALLS, MINNESOTA –  Jury convicts a 48-year-old St. cloud man of first-degree and second-degree controlled substance crimes. Robert Lee Schlangen was convicted for methamphetamine-related crimes by the Moorrison County District Court. The trial took three days and ended on Oct 12. Schlangen was arrested by a Minnesota state patrol trooper at a traffic stop and used a warrant to […]

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Minneapolis Fatal Stabbing Victim knew Attacker

Minneapolis Fatal Stabbing Victim knew Attacker

Stab Victim knew his Attacker MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – A man was pronounced dead Tuesday night at Hennepin County Medical Center who was brought in with a fatal stab wound. The Victim was stabbed near the entrance to the Lake street light rail station at night at 7:15pm. The police say portion of the crime was captured on surveillance cameras and […]

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St. Cloud Church Reach Agreement Over Tiny House

St. Cloud Church Reach Agreement Over Tiny House

ST. CLOUD, Minnesota – St. John’ Episcopal Church in St. Cloud Minnesota has reached an agreement with the city zoning board to build a 384-square-foot house to shelter the homeless. The new house will replace the current 123-square-foot house on wheels which sheltered one homeless at a time. The agreement was reached after the Church filed and won a Federal […]

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Man Charged with DWI for the 28th Time

Man Charged with DWI for the 28th Time

FERGUS FALLS, Minnesota – 64-year-old Danny Lee Bettcher from New York Mills in Minnesota is facing his 28th DWI charge. Bettcher was charged last week with a felony-level drunken driving and refusing to submit to a preliminary breath test. He has been caught driving while drunk 28 times by the police which is a record in Minnesota. He was reported […]

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Minnesota Veterans Take Honor Flight to Washington D.C.

Minnesota Veterans Take Honor Flight to Washington D.C.

  Minnesota veterans made a special trip this weekend to the Nation’s Capitol. The Twin Cities Honor Flight organization took their semi-annual flight on Saturday, September 30th to Washington D.C. where veterans were able to visit memorials honoring sacrifices made by military personnel. Seventy five men and women who served in either World War II or the Korean War participated […]

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Mother Arrested for Drunk Driving with Five Kids

Mother Arrested for Drunk Driving with Five Kids

On Monday Tasha L. Schleicher (pictured above), 40, had five of her children in her vehicle when she drove drunk. Because of driving under the influence she veered into a median cable barrier at highway speed near Rochester. When authorities made it to the scene they found the mother was breast-feeding her baby. The deputy smelled the odor of alcohol coming from Schleicher, and […]

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