Laporte Man Dies In Deer Hunting Accident A 50-year-old man has died in an accident on the opening day of Minnesota's firearms deer season. The Mahnomen County sheriff's office says Paul Scholl, of Laporte, was shot while coming out of his deer hunting area about 16 miles southeast of Mahnomen in northwestern Minnesota on Saturday afternoon.
Man Who Failed To Arrive At Prison Gets Extra YearA judge says a Minnesota man who was sentenced to a year in prison in a North Dakota drug case must serve another year for failing to show up at the prison. Joseph Bellanger, of Naytahwaush, Minn., was originally sentenced in June to a year in prison after pleading guilty to aiding and abetting the distribution of a controlled substance. He was ordered to self-report to prison in August, but failed to show up.
Man Claims Priest Abused Him At White Earth A Minnesota man who says he was abused by a priest on the White Earth Indian Reservation sued the Diocese of Crookston and the priest's religious order on Thursday, claiming they should have known the priest was a risk.