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Driver transported to hospital following two-vehicle crash in Nevis
Boo! The cops will be out in full force Halloween
North Memorial Hospital harassed, retaliated against employees: NLRB
Bobbie Gully transferred to St. Cloud rehab hospital to continue healing from August crash in HC
Man beheads his mother, walks in front of moving train - New York police
'I couldn't just leave her there,' Devils Lake runner tells Ellen DeGeneres
West Fargo coach removed for behavior issues reinstated
Smith wins one match in second trip to state
Depth lifts DL to Mid-State girls swim title
Roseau ousts Panthers from 8AA volleyball tournament
JOHN "JACK" MORGENSON
Heat Up Minnesota, Ike’s Heating, install free furnace
The Beehive: Sending the bees to Kansas for the winter; what a trip!
Lagging, keeping up or leading? A system for enterprise excellence; how to succeed
Scam or not? It’s getting harder to tell, so watch out!
Local poet, artist collaborate to create incantation bowls
'Mad Men' star makes college debt focus of Franken rally in Duluth
Give no-carve pumpkins the artsy, personal touch
Chippewa Forest tree will begin trip to D.C.
Giant muskie comes back for seconds
One whale of a fish story: PR grad goes in search of gar
Florida man shoots 400-pound bear breaking into his house for dog food
Commentary: Menahga School building project misstatements
Letter: Voting yes for the referendum
Letter: Vern Massie’s ads tell the truth
Letter: Goodbye Al Franken, hello Mike McFadden
Letter: Women: Vote for those who support our rights
Toys for Tots to continue
Blessing of the animals
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courts and crime
June 8, 2011
Hubbard County wins appeal by dealer claiming he didn't get speedy trial
Hubbard County has prevailed in the appeal of a drug dealer-turned informant arrested for selling meth who claimed he was denied a speedy trial. Derek Alan Anderson, 38, was "hiding out in his home," the Minnesota Court of Appeals noted.
June 8, 2011 - 1:00pm
June 4, 2011
Eminent domain proceedings filed over County 37 road
Eminent domain proceedings have begun against six landowners with 10 parcels of property along Hubbard County 37, but bids will still be let for the project June 14. The legal proceedings will only slow access to those properties, said Hubbard County engineer Dave Olsonawski. The...
June 4, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 25, 2011
Men get electronic home monitoring in hunting case
Two Twin Cities area men received electronic home monitoring Monday as punishment in a Hubbard County case that involved poaching deer and growing marijuana on leased hunting land. Stephen Battin, 61, of Big Lake, and Donald Cook, 61, of Bloomington, entered into plea deals in...
news / hunting / outdoors
May 25, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 18, 2011
Reward offered in wolf shootings near Park Rapids
A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to a conviction in the case of two timber wolves left dead on a highway north of Park...
May 18, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 12, 2011
Ed Schultz to 'aggressively' fight lawsuit by ex-associate
FARGO - A lawsuit that claims Ed Schultz stiffed a business partner out of a promised share of revenue from the daily political talk show he hosts on MSNBC is baseless, his lawyer says. The attorney for Schultz, a longtime TV and radio personality in Fargo before he landed a punditry...
May 12, 2011 - 6:57am
May 11, 2011
Ex-associate of Ed Schultz: 'He's died and gone to heaven, and he hasn't paid me a dime'
In recounting how he got his daily show on MSNBC, Ed Schultz once told The Forum his big break came with a call from the head of the network in spring 2009. "I sold him. And he gave me a chance on the air," Schultz told a Forum reporter later that fall.
May 11, 2011 - 7:07am
May 4, 2011
County appeals resort variance verdict
Hubbard County and the owners of a 5th Crow Wing Lake resort have appealed a district court ruling in the case of a variance issued a year ago. The parties, defendants in a lawsuit, contend a March 2010 variance granted by the county's Board of Adjustment was correctly awarded initially,...
May 4, 2011 - 1:00pm
April 30, 2011
Familiar moose returns to downtown Park Rapids
After a year of convalescing, extensive cosmetic surgery and rigorous rehabilitation, "Big Larry" returned to Moose Creek Village Tuesday morning. Big Larry is the name of the sculptured moose on Main Avenue that was vandalized one year ago downtown. The crime has never been solved....
April 30, 2011 - 1:00pm
Drug abuse coordinator: 'We're facing an emergency'
Misuse and abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs have seen a "phenomenal increase" since 1990, Jay Jaffee, a drug and alcohol prevention coordinator, told a group assembled Monday night at St. Joseph's. The statement was not surprising to many. Those attending were professionals...
April 30, 2011 - 1:00pm
April 27, 2011
Two men enter pleas in case of poaching, marijuana growing
Two Twin Cities area men entered pleas Monday in a Hubbard County case that involved poaching deer and growing marijuana on leased hunting land. Steven Battin, 61, of Big Lake, and Donald Cook, 61, of Bloomington, both testified Monday they were Vietnam vets suffering from Post...
April 27, 2011 - 1:00pm
Former dispatcher arraigned in theft case
A May 23 omnibus hearing has been set in the case of a Hubbard County jailer/dispatcher facing three felony charges in connection with the theft of funds from her ex-husband's bank account. Lana Jo-Lynn O'Bannon, 44, of Park Rapids is accused of check forgery and theft of property,...
April 27, 2011 - 1:00pm
Detention Center gets grant to teach violence prevention to inmates
The Hubbard County Detention Center has received a grant to address violence prevention. Programs Coordinator Joe Henry announced that he received the $2,000 grant from St. Joseph's Area Community Health Services as part of the Catholic Health Initiatives Mission and Ministry....
April 27, 2011 - 1:00pm
April 20, 2011
Minnesota law enforcement agencies will take aim Thursday against state's distracted drivers; tickets to be issued
Distracted drivers will be the total focus of law enforcement officers statewide on Thursday, April 21. Nearly 400 agencies will increase patrols to ticket drivers who exhibit distracted driving behavior, and as a result, endanger the public. The education and enforcement campaign...
April 20, 2011 - 1:00pm
April 12, 2011
NEW AND EXPANDED VICTIM NOTIFICATION SYSTEMS UNVEILED DURING CRIME VICTIMS' RIGHT WEEK
ST. PAUL - The State of Minnesota is using Crime Victims Awareness week to unveil a new website and an enhanced phone notification system designed to keep crime victims up to date about incarcerated offenders in Minnesota. The Minnesota CHOICE website (www.minnesotachoice.com...
April 12, 2011 - 8:43am
April 9, 2011
Hubbard County jailer/dispatcher charged with three felonies
A longtime Hubbard County jailer/dispatcher is facing three felony charges in connection with her ex-husband's bank accounts and has been placed on administrative leave. Lana Jo-Lynn O'Bannon, 44, of Park Rapids, known as Lana Jo Yliniemi, was placed on paid administrative leave...
April 9, 2011 - 1:00pm