Archive for March, 2013

Authorities Looking For Two Missing Prisoners From Duluth

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Authorities are looking for two inmates that are currently missing from the Duluth Federal Prison Camp. The two inmates, that escaped Saturday night, are: 64-year-old Michael Krzyzaniak and 67-year-old Gerald Greenfield. Both were discovered missing at about 10pm. The prison camp is on the former Duluth Air Force Base. U.S. Marshals Service spokesman Thomas Volk [...]

Another Coaching Candidate Turns Down Gophers

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Add Flip Saunders to the list of coaching candidates that have declined to take the job as head coach of the Minnesota Gophers men’s basketball team. ESPN.com‘s Andy Katz is reporting that Saunders, a current ESPN analyst, turned down the Gophers offer to coach the team. Saunders coached the Minnesota Timberwolves from 1995-2005. He also [...]

Duluth Man Killed In Plane Crash

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

A Duluth man has been identified as the victim of a fatal plane crash in western Minnesota. According to a report from The Forum of Fargo, N.D., 48-year-old Kevin Ferris was traveling from Superior, Wis., to Moorhead on Friday morning to visit his parents for Easter weekend. He was found dead after his plane crashed [...]

Cloquet Woman Pleads Guilty To Witness Tampering And Arson

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

A Cloquet woman pleaded guilty Friday to witness tampering and arson in relation to a 2000 homicide case. Prosecutors allege that Sandra Kay Couture worked at the direction of her boyfriend, Joseph John Couture, who’s charged with second-degree murder and criminal sexual conduct in the stabbing death of 33-year-old Trina Langenbrunner. The case against him remains [...]

Man Admits To Killing His Mom

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

A St. Cloud man admitted in court Friday to killing his mother last year, the Stearns County Attorney’s Office said. Chad Matthew Pulju, 40, pleaded guilty to intentional murder in the second degree for his mother’s Aug. 23, 2012, stabbing death. According to police, they found Pulju’s mother covered in blood but alive in a [...]

Twins Appear To Have Roster Set For Opening Day

Friday, March 29th, 2013

The Minnesota Twins appear to have their roster set for the start of the season. The Twins reassigned RHP Rich Harden and LHP Rafael Perez to minor league camp. Both pitchers are coming back from shoulder surgery and still aren’t ready for game action. Harden is obviously a longshot to get and stay healthy and [...]

Snomobile Season In Minnesota To Extend Into April

Friday, March 29th, 2013

With snow still covering most of northern Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says snowmobiling season may extend into April for the first time in many years.