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”Arctic Cat Inc. a major manufacturer of snowmobiles ATVs and other off-road vehicles is located in Thief River FallsThe sceneThe Pennington County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release it received a 911 call shortly before 8 am that a plane was down near the intersection of Center Avenue Northeast and 130th Street Northeast an area southwest of town and about 2 miles west of the Thief River Falls Regional AirportEmergency responders found the three men dead at the scene the news release saidA stretch of gravel road at 130th Street was blocked off yet Saturday afternoon as about a half-dozen uniformed officers and others continued to investigate the scene From a distance wreckage appeared to cross the roadway with debris scattered about 100 yards into the field Elizabeth Cory a public affairs spokeswoman with the Federal Aviation Administration said the crash is being investigated by the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board No updates would be available until next week she said adding that investigations can take several months to more than a year to completeThe Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Thief River Falls Police Department St Hilaire Fire and First Responders Thief River Falls Area Ambulance Thief River Falls Fire Department and Minnesota State Patrol all responded to the crashThe teasing never ended but Chauvin eventually learned to overlook the shallow criticismsNow 43 years old the Oakdale woman is competing to be Mrs Minnesota America 2018"I just knew that for myself I was better than what people made me out to be" Chauvin said "I know it took me a long time to realize that but it’s never too late"She will face off against seven others later this month in Bloomington If she wins she’ll be the first "Mrs Hmong" as she calls it to score a victory in the pageant nationally One other Hmong woman from Minnesota is also competing this yearRefugee from LaosChauvin was born in Laos in 1974 during a time of war In 1977 her family fled to safety in Thailand where they lived in a refugee campChauvin still remembers the challenges of being a refugee Their only possessions were the ones they could carry on their backs She watched people die from illness To this day she avoids eating oatmeal because it takes her back to her days at the campAfter three years there Chauvin and her family moved to Eau Claire Wis It was a cold October and Chauvin had to wear a boy’s jacket because that’s all that was availableEven in America Chauvin said she felt like she was still in a refugee campTen years old she was placed in a kindergarten class where she knew less about reading and writing English than her younger classmates"They say ‘land of the free’ but I still didn’t feel like we were free" Chauvin said "We didn’t know English My parents didn’t want us leaving the house because they didn’t trust the world You land into this brand-new world and you don’t know what to expect and so we were always kept inside"Chauvin’s parents found her a husband when she was 17 years old and they married before she turned 18 She hardly knew him"As a Hmong woman if you’re not married by 18 . then your parents think that nobody will marry you" Chauvin saidThe couple had two children and Chauvin said she fought to make the marriage work But after 10 years in an abusive relationship she says she decided to divorce and move to Minnesota Her former husband died shortly afterChauvin earned her associate’s degree in radiology and took an internship in the emergency room of Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis The internship turned into a full-time position and she stayed for 13 years It was at the hospital that she met her current husband Derek Chauvin The Minneapolis police officer spotted his future wife when he brought someone in for a health check before an arrest After taking the suspect to jail Derek Chauvin returned and asked her out"Under all that uniform he’s just a softie" Kellie Chauvin said "He’s such a gentleman He still opens the door for me still puts my coat on for me After my divorce I had a list of must-haves if I were ever to be in a relationship and he fit all of them"They’ve been married for eight yearsDuring that time Chauvin resigned from the hospital went to Kaplan University for residential real estate and began working as a Realtor with Re/Max ResultsPreparing for the competitionFive years ago Chauvin said she wouldn’t have considered signing up for a pageantSo when longtime friend Sophia Xiong-Yang approached Chauvin with the idea in January she was surprised to hear Chauvin agree"She is such a go-getter" Xiong-Yang said "I feel that it takes someone who is very caring compassionate and has a lot of empathy for others to be able to do the things she does It would be amazing if she makes Minnesota history by being the first Hmong woman to win the title Mrs Minnesota"The pageant is split into four parts: a private interview with the judges a public interview a swimsuit round and an evening-gown round Chauvin has worked with a coach to prepare for the interviews but is most nervous about walking in 5K-inch heels"If I fall flat on my face at least somebody will remember" Chauvin saidHer evening gown is navy blue with a smattering of sparkles — an homage to police officers"When I saw the dress it was almost like it was in a movie where the girl sees a dress" Chauvin said "I was immediately drawn to it"Her hobby is helping peopleContestants in Mrs Minnesota America are not required to have an official platform but they are expected to be invested in their communitiesThat’s easy for Chauvin who said "My hobby is just helping people"She’s been buying groceries and gas for police officers and military members for years She frequently opens her home to women who are in abusive relationships She rescues dogs cats and other animals She shares her home-grown produce with neighbors and clears the snow from their driveways with her plowAnd she donates to and volunteers with Hmong Empowering Women a nonprofit dedicated to helping Hmong women who have recently arrived in the United States find jobs child care and a community"I dedicate myself to animals and children and women" Chauvin said "That’s my passion It doesn’t feel like work to me"The competitionm.

thats just about all anyones been talking about, That means you aint seen nothing yet. David Hogue,Minot Republican Rep. a study published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s journal Emerging Infectious Diseases noted that wild salmon caught in Alaska’s icy waters were found to be infected by a Japanese tapeworm known as Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense.The U.Sandra Lommen Minn. was found lying on the ground by a passerby the morning of Dec 10Lommen was unconscious but breathing when emergency personnel arrived on scene She was later pronounced dead at the hospitalPreliminary autopsy results indicate Lommen’s manner of death was exposure to hypothermic conditions and was accidental the police release said Police say Lommen was leaving a house party in Bemidji at approximately 2 am on Dec 10 Based on evidence at the scene it appears Lommen fell into a nearby creek and continued walking before she was found approximately 50 yards away Lommen was transported by ambulance to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center at approximately 8:30 amLommen was a first-year nursing student at BSU who lived on campus in the Linden dormitory Funeral services for Lommen will be held today at St Bonaventure Catholic Church in Bloomington Visitation will be from 2 to 5 pm with a service immediately followingDeputy Mayor Tim Mahoney who became the interim mayor after the death of Mayor Dennis Walaker last week said he plans to runAnother member of the City Commission Dave Piepkorn said he’s also thinking about runningIf they do the city’s home rule charter requires them to resign which means their seats will be up for grabsFormer Commissioner Brad Wimmer who ran against Walaker in June said he’s thinking about running for mayor tooCommissioners met Monday night for the first time since Walaker’s death during treatment for kidney cancer His chair was left vacant Monday night but for the bright yellow parka he wore during flood fights a testament to his leadership during many major floodsCommissioners indicated they still have a lot of questions about how the special election will proceed and decided to wait until their next meeting on Dec 22 to decide In the meantime City Attorney Erik Johnson will research any questions they haveTiming of electionIf commissioners had decided on a date Monday night the earliest the election could be held is March 12 Johnson told them State law requires candidates to file 64 days before the election and the city must advertise that there are vacant offices to be filled 30 days before that he saidThe cost of the special election is in the $22000 to $25000 range depending on the number of polling sites said City Auditor Steve Sprague Opening polls for early voting would cost $1500 a dayThe fact that commissioners must resign to run for mayor brought with it additional complicationsBecause terms are staggered to avoid having the entire commission up for election at once the time remaining in commissioners’ terms differ Those elected in June like Mahoney and Piepkorn would have three years left at election time Those elected in 2012 like Mike Williams and Melissa Sobolik would have oneWilliams said he doubts anyone would want to run for a seat with just a year left in the termMahoney suggested the candidate with the most votes gets the longest term and the second-place candidate gets the one year Luckily commissioners running for mayor won’t need to resign right away Johnson said they resign two weeks after the election when new commissioners can take officeCandidatesBecause of term limits this term would have been Walaker’s lastMahoney who filled in for the mayor during Walaker’s treatment said he thought he would run after Walaker was done “I was planning to run for mayor at some point Now I’m running sooner than I expected”Wimmer said he’s still talking with friends and family about running again “If I make a decision it’ll be sooner rather than later”Still he already knows his campaign would be about working closer with Fargo’s neighbors and about government transparencyPiepkorn said he won’t decide until he knows when the election will occur Though he’d have to step down after having just regained his seat – he lost to Sobolik in 2012 – he said he’s fine with it “If you’re going to run for something you don’t have a fallback position I like that you have to be all in”Asked if they were thinking of running Williams said it’s too soon after Walaker’s death for him to talk of running and Sobolik said she’s definitely not runningAsked about the spending reduction, New Life Center.

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