The Bemidji Pioneer reports adult diapers, catheters, syringes and other hazardous waste have been turning up in road ditches in Beltrami County over the past few years. The county has to hire specialists to dispose of the garbage, and it's racking up quite the bill, prompting officials to release this statement: "Please stop this behavior and do the right thing -- take your poopy diapers to the dumpsite."
Woman reported missing from Anoka County is found safe
An alert was issued Wednesday afternoon.
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A hull lot of horror.
Explosion reported near Hastings; man airlifted to hospital
Authorities say the victim has serious injuries.
School faces uncertain future after land sold to Catholic nonprofit
The school near Marine on St. Croix sits on land that's just been sold.
Boy suffers 'life-threatening' injuries in car-bike collision in Minneapolis
Police said the driver is cooperating with the investigation.
Ellison sues Fleet Farm, alleging 'illegal and negligent' gun sales to straw buyers
The lawsuit claims Fleet Farm harmed Minnesotans.
Man dies from gunshot wounds after Minneapolis shooting
The death marked the 69th homicide of the year in the city.
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Charges: Houston men robbed Edina bank of $110,000
A third suspect has not yet been identified.
Re-opening of Minneapolis' Third Avenue Bridge delayed to next year
More frustration for travelers.
Pedestrian lying on northern Minnesota road killed by vehicle
The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office says a pedestrian lying on a roadway in Northern Township near Bemidji died after being struck by a vehicle early Saturday morning. Authorities say Tyler Blake Cummings, 21, of Bemidji died after being struck by a car driven by Samantha Ruth Pender, 19, also of Bemidj, at about 3 a.m.
Fridley mom pleads guilty to punishing daughter with 'diaper duty'
A Fridley mother of four entered a guilty plea in Anoka County District Court Monday after forcing her 12-year-old daughter to run outside in a diaper as punishment for bad grades. Stephanie Ann Broten will learn her sentence in three weeks and could face up to year in jail.
Ramsey County launches year-round prescription drug collections
The county will now offer year-round medicine drop off sites where residents can dispose prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines safely.
Man electrocuted in freak accident at northern Minnesota boatlift
A 22-year-old man died in northern Minnesota Tuesday after a freak accident on Lake Pokegama in Cohasset. The Itasca County Sheriff's Office says Robert Stoen of Owatonna was electrocuted after an extension cord fell into the water from a boatlift. Two other people were injured in the mishap.
Authorities recover sailboat in fatal northern Minnesota accident
The Clearwater County sheriff's office has recovered the 10-foot sailboat that capsized last month near Bemidji. Two young boys died from hypothermia and their oldest brother continues to recover. All three boys were wearing life jackets when they were sailing with their dad.
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