Day: April 10, 2019

Fatal Car Crash

Fatal Car Crash

A fatal car crash happened last night on County Road 186 and Sherwood Road in Grove Township a few miles west of Melrose. The accident happened approximately 2:56 am last night. When deputies arrived on the scene the found a 2005 Dodge Durango in the ditch on County Road 186. The Durango failed to negotiate the cure and entered the […]

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Noor Update

Prosecutors may introduce body camera video in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer as early as today. The body camera video doesn’t capture the shooting of Justine Damond because Mohamed Noor and his partner hadn’t activated their cameras. The video does show the officers trying to save Damond. The judge in the case wanted to keep the media and […]

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St Joseph Police Chief

Former St Joseph police chief has had his license revoked by the state police standards board. Chief Joel Klein resigned in May 2018 after being accused of misconduct. The board found Klein had conversations with women about “exchanging sex for additional vacation time” and made sexual comments about colleagues. Klein had been with the department since 2001.

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Child Care Fraud

Minnesota’s legislative auditor says the Department of Human Services needs to do more to stop fraud in the Child Care Assistance Program. In a report releases today, the auditor’s office finds the departments program controls are insufficient. Human Services Commissioner Tony Lourey agrees with the report and says the governor’s budget and policy proposals address the issues. The report follows […]

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Tim Walz confident in new energy plan

Tim Walz confident in new energy plan

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Commerce Commissioner Steve Kelley say they’re confident Minnesota can achieve the governor’s goal of getting 100 percent carbon-free energy by 2050.  Kelley says that unless there’s a radical change in technology in the coming decades, it’s unlikely to be cost effective to invest in new nuclear plants in Minnesota.  Walz and Kelley made the remarks […]

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Duluth man charged with threatening violence

Duluth man charged with threatening violence

The man arrested at Duluth East High School last week is charged with threatening violence and possessing a machine gun conversion kit.  35-year-old Travis Busch was working as a job coach at the school when police received a tip that he made a series of threats related to exchanging gunfire with law enforcement.  In court on tuesday, Busch’s public defender […]

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April blizzard brings over 2ft of snow to the midwest

April blizzard brings over 2ft of snow to the midwest

The National Weather Service has posted blizzard warnings from Colorado to Minnesota as they predict up to 2 ½ feet of snow in eastern South Dakota and southwestern Minnesota.  South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has closed state governments offices in 52 counties, while Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says “the National Guard stands ready” to rescue strandd motorists.  Forecasters predict this […]

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