The owner of a northern Minnesota breeding operation where more than 100 dogs were seized this summer has pleaded guilty to one count. The Cass County prosecutor’s office says 60-year-old Deborah Rowell of Pine River pleaded guilty to failing to provide dogs with adequate shade. Rowell had been charged with nine violations, ranging from animal neglect to depriving animals of shelter, shade and water. Her trial was scheduled to begin Monday.
The Minnesota State Patrol said the driver who struck and killed a bicyclist in Cass County apparently had been drinking. Authorities responded to the crash at about 3:30 p.m. on Thursday near the area of Gull River Road and Gull Lake Drive in Cass County.
The owner of a northern Minnesota breeding operation where more than 130 dogs were seized earlier this month is charged with misdemeanor animal neglect. The Cass County prosecutor’s office said Monday it filed a nine-count criminal complaint against 60-year-old Deborah Rowell. The complaint says when officers executed a search warrant at Rowell’s kennel in Pine River on July 16, they found improper enclosures, inadequate ventilation, improper dog houses and inadequate shade and water.
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion where a victim was assaulted by two armed men and robbed of his truck.
The tragedy and terror from the Newtown massacre was felt some 1,500 miles away by Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch. “After the incident at Sandy Hook, it really brought a new light to, you know, that this could come home really easily,” Burch said.
The Eelpout Festival is known as a must-see, but two months after the three-day winter party the lake still isn’t cleaned up.
The flood fight is kicking into high gear in southeastern North Dakota, where residents are preparing for what could be the fourth major flood in five years.
In the simple beauty of the winter woods is heard a chorus of canines. Sharp barks and harmonious howls signal a kennel of sled dogs nearby and ready to run.
A northern Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing another man after an argument at a party last year.
The Mississippi driver who survived a highway crash that killed his wife and two young children is improving at a Minnesota hospital.
Authorities are investigating a tragic rollover Saturday afternoon that claimed the lives of two toddlers and a woman near Cass Lake.
A 60-year-old motorist was killed after apparently failing to negotiate a curve in the road and running off the road Sunday evening. The crash happened along Highway 84 near the intersection with 12th Street Southwest north of Pine River.
One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Cass County late Sunday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened about three miles east of Remer.
A 42-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Cass County Friday evening. According to the county sheriff’s office, the man was driving on County Road 70 near East Gull Lake, Minn. when the crash happened.
Authorities say the woman who was taken into custody in connection with the death of a 27-year-old man who went missing last week has been released pending further investigation.