A former Minnesota man accused of killing his nephew over a drug debt is facing new charges in Arizona, where he was arrested. Sixty-five-year-old Michael Alan Burris is behind bars in Phoenix.
Nearly 500,000 hunters sporting blaze orange clothing are expected to take to the field Saturday for the opening of Minnesota’s firearms deer season. Last year, hunters registered 186,634 deer out of an estimated statewide population of about 1 million.
Gov. Mark Dayton will head to the northwestern Minnesota town of Fergus Falls in a few weeks for the 11th annual Governor’s Deer Hunting Opener, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
The brightest minds at the State Fair on Friday could be found in the back corner of the Education Building showing off their 100-pound made-from-scratch robots. Precocious ingenuity collided with full-on nerdery at the High School Robotics Competition as the science class savants from Mahtomedi, Becker and Fergus Falls showed off what six weeks of electrical engineering, innovative 3-D printers and zealous ambition can spawn.
A former armored truck driver has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $182,000 from ATMs in Minnesota and North Dakota. Thirty-one-year-old Christopher James Diestler of Fergus Falls pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of bank larceny.
Two firefighters were injured after an apartment fire in downtown Fergus Falls. Fergus Falls fire department Capt. Chad Nelson says crews were called at around 10:20 p.m. Sunday and didn’t get the fire under control until around sunrise Monday.
Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy after a pellet gun was shot at a vehicle and people in Fergus Falls.
A Fergus Falls woman has filed a federal lawsuit that claims she was injured by a foreign object while drinking a glass of orange juice.
A Fergus Falls man was sentenced Wednesday to remove a road he made through what he knew to be federally-protected wetland on his property, the Department of Justice said.
Authorities said three roadways re-opened at 5 p.m. Monday after being closed due to a late winter storm.
The temperature in Washington, D.C. for the president’s inauguration was a far more pleasant 41 degrees at the time of Obama’s swearing in.
One Minnesota band is getting ready to march its way to Washington D.C. for the presidential inauguration.
Extremely icy conditions had closed a significant section of westbound Interstate 94 Friday night in northwestern Minnesota, the State Patrol said.
Two dogs have been found shot to death in west-central Minnesota.
A Fergus Falls Wal-Mart was evacuated Saturday after someone made a threat to hurt employees and customers of the store.