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  • Gerald Seppala, seen at the grand opening of Ironbound Studios in Chisholm on Dec. 3, 2015, has been charged with conspiracy and wire fraud. CEO of Iron Range Studio Accused of Bilking Movie Investors

    A New York indictment charges three men, including the head of Chisholm's Ironbound Studios, with misleading investors who contributed over $12 million toward producing film projects.

  • Joseph Christen Thoresen Documents: Itasca County Victim was Stabbed, Beheaded

    A 36 year-old Grand Rapids man has been charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of a man found beheaded in rural Deer River. Court documents filed in Itasca County on Tuesday said Joseph Christen Thoresen allegedly struck the victim with a baseball bat and stabbed him multiple times in the lungs. 

  • Bayfield Co. Teen Dies in ATV Crash

    The Bayfield County Sheriff's Office says a 14-year-old girl died following an ATV rollover.  The teen apparently lost control of her ATV on an unmarked logging road about two miles from her home.


  • Hibbing Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Open Friday

    LeafLine Labs says its medical cannabis dispensary in Hibbing will open Friday.  LeafLine provides medical cannabis, or marijuana, in smoke-free form to patients who have received certification from their health care practitioners.   

  • 2 Missing Boys Found in Willmar, Pronounced Dead 2 Missing Boys Found in Willmar, Pronounced Dead

    According to 5 Eyewitness News KSTP-TV, two boys from central Minnesota were found in shallow water near the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds. Police are investigating, but do not suspect foul play.