A 71-year-old man is hospitalized after being stabbed Thursday night by a Redby, Minn. man he had just let use his phone, leading to an eight-hour manhunt in Beltrami County. Sheriff Phil Hodapp says 23-year-old Orland James Spears showed up at the front door of Mert Scripture’s home in Grant Township just before 9:30 p.m. and asked to use his phone.
A Beltrami County man who had been missing since Aug. 14 has been found dead of an apparent suicide. According to Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp, 19-year-old Darren Chock was found dead on Saturday morning near the search area set up to find him.
The Animal Humane Society is caring for 107 dogs and two cats after it helped authorities in northern Minnesota recover the animals Thursday evening from a property where two women lived in feces-littered trailers, the Humane Society said.