A MAN WHO ESCAPED FROM THE MINIMUM SECURITY AREA OF KOOCHICHING COUNTY JAIL IN INTERNATIONAL FALLS LAST SPRING IS NOW CHARGED IN A FATAL SHOOTING IN PORTLAND, OREGON. REPORTS SAY 21-YEAR OLD HUNTER LEWIS IS FACING SECOND-DEGREE MURDER CHARGES AFTER THE SHOOTING AT A HOMELESS CAMP IN AUGUST. MINNESOTA AUTHORITIES ISSUED A WARRANT FOR HIS ARREST IN APRIL.
Marvin, in partnership with Northland Community and Technical College (Northland), will be welcoming the first class of mechatronics students on January 10 at the all-new Advanced Resource Center for Innovation and Education (ARC Center) in Warroad. The ARC Center will also provide a Certified Production Technologist program for students in Warroad High School which includes the first four courses of the mechatronics program and can be taken for college credit or for an MSSC industry certificate.
A VISITATION FOR TERRY HANSON WILL BE HELD THIS THURSDAY (5-7 PM) AT HELGESON FUNERAL HOME IN ROSEAU. A FUNERAL SERVICE IS FRIDAY (11 AM) AT MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH IN ROSEAU, WITH VISITATION ONE HOUR PRIOR. TERRY HANSON WAS 70.
The commercial bus driver arrested for drunken driving while transporting home the Denfeld boys basketball team last week had “a very strong odor of alcohol,” and registered a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit. Shawn Edward Zelazny, 47, of Sturgeon Lake, appeared in District Court in Duluth four days after the Denfeld coaching staff asked him to pull over in Cotton following a day of erratic behavior and driving from the bus operator.
Gov. Tim Walz says coronavirus cases due to the fast-spreading omicron variant will most likely race through Minnesota’s public schools in the next few weeks now that students are back in class. Walz told Minnesota Public Radio on Monday that school administrators across the state are right to be concerned. He noted that modeling by the Mayo Clinic predicts a spike peaking around the third week of January, which will impact already-strained staffing.
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) held a virtual roundtable on the urgent need to alleviate the blood supply shortage across Minnesota. Klobuchar was joined by representatives from the American Red Cross of Minnesota and Dakotas Region and Memorial Blood Centers in the Twin Cities, Rochester, Duluth, and Fargo. right now Minnesota’s blood bank donations are at a 10-year low. January is National Blood Donor Month
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