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Cold air funnels sighted
UPDATED: Sebeka woman dies in high speed pursuit in Laporte
Meat thieves target local grocery stores
Co-valedictorian cousins share academic spotlight at graduation
Park Rapids WWII veteran shares his story of wounded in action
Overmyer, Grimes receive top honors
Panthers open playoffs with win over East Polk
EGF eliminates Panthers in section opener
Lakers take first at home meet
Menahga sweeps Parkers Prairie
Woodland Store under new ownership; had banner weekend
Basic Business Cents: A process is a process is a process
Johnson’s readies for Opener
Memorial Day programs set for May 25
Love, loss and labradors
Narrowing the Straight
Minnesota Fishing Opener lived up to great expectations
Fishing Opener sees cooler start to the season
Boomtown madness: Prairie chicken rite of spring is fun
Round River trail maintenance split between groups
So much to think about this Memorial Day
Letter: Thank you for Post Prom support
Letter: Rep. Hancock votes misguided
Letter: Fed practices leading country to inflation
Commentary : Happy Mother’s Day from your friends at Companeros and the Dorset House
July 30, 2012
Former Bertha branch manager sentenced for embezzlement
A former vice president and branch manager of a Todd County bank was sentenced last week in federal court in St. Paul for embezzlement. On July 17, Kenneth Marlyn Ashbaugh, the former vice president and branch manager of the Star Bank in Bertha, was sentenced for stealing $80,000...
July 30, 2012 - 7:54am
July 10, 2012
Judge rules Bagley woman can live with her children
BEMIDJI -- The Bagley woman accused of leaving four children in a hot car last month has been allowed to move back in with the children. Bianca Jean Hazelrigg, 21, Bagley, charged with gross misdemeanor endangerment of a child by putting them in a position that could cause them harm...
July 10, 2012 - 7:22am
July 3, 2012
Wadena County mother, adult sons charged in beating
A mother and her three sons have been charged in Wadena County District Court with assault charges after the alleged beating of a 17-year-old boy on July 8 around 11 p.m. According to court records, Travis Petro, 18, saw the 17-year-old outside and walked into the street, ripped...
July 3, 2012 - 9:05am
June 29, 2012
Former Menahga wrestling coach pleads guilty to incest
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- According to a June 23 report in the Jamestown Sun, former Menahga wrestling coach Ronald Duane Holzworth pleaded guilty to incest, a Class C felony. Holzworth was accused of engaging in sexual acts on multiple occasions with a person who was related to him, between...
June 29, 2012 - 8:10am
Moorhead man accused of dumping paint, defecating in ex's home
MOORHEAD - Authorities are recommending charges of burglary and property damage against a Moorhead man accused of trashing his ex-girlfriend's home in Felton when she wasn't home. Michael Wayne Penn, 44, allegedly dumped paint in the house and ran a garden hose into the kitchen,...
June 29, 2012 - 8:01am
June 28, 2012
Grand Forks jury takes minutes to find Tennessee woman guilty of sexual assault, luring
It took a Grand Forks jury only minutes on this morning of the third day of Cynthia Kusy's trial to find the Tennessee woman guilty of two counts of sexual assault of a minor and one count of luring a minor over the Internet. Kusy, 47, was ordered by North Dakota District Judge Debbie...
June 28, 2012 - 3:48pm
June 27, 2012
Man pleads guilty to sex with teenager
A former Park Rapids man will be sentenced Aug. 1 after pleading guilty to having sex with a teenager last summer. Kevin Leonard, 42, who now...
June 27, 2012 - 1:00pm
June 23, 2012
Scammer scared off by threat to call his mother
Nancy Leeseberg would have sworn the voice on the other end of the phone was her grandson. Sworn on the life of another grandchild. On the other end of the phone Thursday was a potential Academy-Award actor. "Hi! Do you know who this is?" "My oldest favorite grandson," Leeseberg...
June 23, 2012 - 1:00pm
June 20, 2012
East Grand Forks man charged with murder after Park Rapids boy died from drug overdose
An 18-year-old East Grand Forks man has been charged with murder for allegedly supplying the drugs that lead to the June 15 death of Elijah Stai, 17, of Park Rapids. Adam Taft Budge is scheduled to appear in Polk County Court Friday to face charges of third degree murder, second...
June 20, 2012 - 8:04pm
June 19, 2012
Judge allows visits for woman accused of leaving children in hot car
BEMIDJI - The Bagley woman accused of leaving her children in a hot car while trying on swimsuits at the Target here will likely be allowed to have supervised visits with her children. Bianca Jean Hazelrigg, 21, of Bagley, appeared in Beltrami County District Court Monday morning...
June 19, 2012 - 7:18am
June 13, 2012
Two hospitalized, Fargo police investigating after 20-person rumble involving multiple weapons
FARGO - Police here are investigating a rumble Tuesday night that reportedly involved 20 people and several weapons, landing two men in the hospital. Officers responded at about 10 p.m. to several calls about the fight outside an apartment building in the 1100 block of 22nd Street...
June 13, 2012 - 2:51pm
Laporte man on meth during high-speed chase, crash
A Laporte man who led authorities on a meth-fueled high speed chase that resulted in a deputy's serious injury testified Monday he'd gotten up...
June 13, 2012 - 1:00pm
Judge dismisses pornography charges against Newfolden, Minn., teacher
A judge has dismissed felony pornography charges against a former Newfolden, Minn., teacher, saying the evidence that he took photos of a partially clothed student didn't amount to a crime. The man's attorney said Tuesday it may be a landmark case that results in changes to state...
June 13, 2012 - 7:27am
Questions about Clell Miller's body remain after test on skeleton in Grand Forks halted
After reaching a dead-end in Grand Forks, forensic researchers trying to uncover the whereabouts of the skeletal remains of Clell Miller, the...
June 13, 2012 - 7:24am
June 7, 2012
Cross burning arrests: Two suspects in May 25 incident being held at Beltrami County Jail
Two Bemidji men were arrested Wednesday in connection to a burning cross reported in a yard north of the city last month. Derek Daniel Barnes, 20, and Ryan Fairbanks Andree, 19, were arrested on suspicion of terroristic threats and use of explosive/incendiary devices, according to...
June 7, 2012 - 8:17am