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Minnesota Wants say in Red River Diversion Lawsuit

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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants to participate in a lawsuit challenging a Red River diversion project so it can be heard on arguments about state regulation.

13-Year-Old Among 2 Campers Injured from Falling Trees in BWCA

Falling trees injured two campers, including a 13-year-old girl, early Tuesday morning as storms rolled through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

They were part of a group of 17 people who were camping near Lady Boot Bay on Lac La Croix Lake.

17-Year-Old Girl Shot Several Times in Northern Minn., 1 Arrested

Chad Eric Pickering - Photo: Beltrami County Sheriff's Office

A 40-year-old man was arrested Monday after allegedly shooting a 17-year-old girl several times while she was standing on her deck in northern Minnesota.

The incident happened around 10 p.m. at a home in Beltrami County. The 17-year-old girl called police and said she had been shot multiple times, according to the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office.

8 Minnesota Counties Get Federal Flood Aid

Flooding in Rock County after June storms. - Photo: Rock County Star Herald

Gov. Mark Dayton announced Minnesota has officially been declared a major disaster area on Monday, which comes after widespread flooding across the state this summer.

Minor Injuries after Car Crashes into St. Cloud Apartment

There were just minor injuries after a car crashed into an apartment building in north St. Cloud Sunday night.

According to St. Cloud police, the incident happened on the 1400 block of 12th Avenue North around 10:30 p.m.

Aliya Ali Mohamed, 24, of St. Cloud drove into a lower level apartment, crashing through the wall and into the living room area.

Jurors Interviewed in Trial of Cook County Attorney

Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell -

The trial for the Cook County prosecutor accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old girl started Monday at the St. Louis County Courthouse in Duluth.

The court interviewed potential jurors on Monday in the trial of Tim Scannell.

Iowa Man Recovering from 40-Foot Fall from Tree

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An Iowa tree service owner is recovering after falling about 40 feet from a tree.
Kevin Hardy was harnessed and wearing a helmet when he fell out of a tree in Charles City, Iowa, on Friday. He was air-lifted to the St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota, for treatment for multiple injuries. Hardy owns Cutting Edge Tree Services in Mason City, Iowa.