MOTLEY -- A 71-year-old Edina man died after the vehicle he was driving drifted off Highway 64, about 1-1/2 miles north of Highway 210 near Motley and rolled over, the State Patrol said.
Donald Francis Nelson, 71, Edina, died at the Greater Staples Hospital from injuries he suffered in the accident.
The accident was reported 7:54 p.m. Monday. Nelson was driving a 1991 Jeep Cherokee and was pulling a boat and trailer when his vehicle left the roadway, hit a road approach and rolled over.
Lawmakers to speak at water resources forum
BREEZY POINT -- The Crow Wing Lakes and Rivers Alliance and the Minnesota Lakes Association will host a Water Resources Legislative Forum from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Breezy Point City Hall on Crow Wing County Road 11.
The forum is an opportunity for the public and the lakeshore community to discuss interests and concerns about lake and water quality issues with Brainerd lakes area legislators. Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker, Rep. Dale Walz, R-Brainerd, and Sen. Carrie Rudd, R-Breezy Point, have confirmed attendance. Other legislators have been invited.
The Minnesota Lakes Association will share information on legislative strategies and priorities for 2004 and receive comments from the public on critical water issues.
Baxter man arrested after drug bust
BAXTER -- A 24-year-old Baxter man was arrested Friday afternoon after Baxter authorities found a small amount of methamphetamine and three firearms at his residence.
The Baxter Police Department reported Saturday that it had a search warrant for the man's home on Memorywood Drive that led to the arrest.
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