The Minnesota Department of Corrections says the death of an inmate at the Rush City prison is being investigated as a possible homicide. A cellmate was taken into custody in the death of a man who was serving a sentence for second-degree murder.
Last weekend, Minnesota had its first snowmobiling fatality of the year. Wisconsin is reporting 10 fatalities since January, four of which were in Iron County. The DNR reports three main causes: speed, alcohol, and operator inexperience.
The Carlton County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the owner and occupants of a vehicle allegedly involved in Friday's incident, which evacuated part of the Fond du Lac Reservation.