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Park Rapids man charged with terroristic threats following disturbance at Burger King
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin August 1
Swenson named publisher at Detroit Lakes Tribune
Raised in Itasca State Park
CHI St. Joseph’s expands surgical services
Park Rapids, Sebeka eliminated from District 6 Legion tournament
It was a year of near misses for Panthers
Panthers reach finals
Midway rebounds for split with Staples
Husby misses cut at 113th MGA Amateur
Richard John Merrick
Julie Ann Stewart
James Clarence Canada
Avery Jon Mikel
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
A new era for the Schwarzwald Inn
Basic Business Cents: Memorable quotes by Deming
Kids theatre camp builds bridge between two communities
Minneapolis band returns to 2nd Street Stage
Crazy Days brings downtown bargains, entertainment
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens next week at Armory Square
New grand piano featured at next Noon Hour Concert
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Hiking 4,600 miles across the country
About fishing: Memories are made with the special people we call friends
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Commentary: Adults playing video games
Letter: Report raises Menahga open enrollment concerns
Editorial: Be alert; it’s election season
Letter: Progressive logic
Toxic Taters calls on RDO to show true support to local children
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Home plate: Kabobs: From turkey, to pork, to pound cake
Home plate: Favorites shared
Home plate: Rhubarb, a versatile veggie
August 6, 2015
Woman in town for We Fest admits to starting local pub on fire
A Montana woman in town for WE Fest ended up in the Becker County Jail on arson charges before even making it to the festival.Sandra Koel, 60, made her first court appearance Tuesday and is facing a felony third-degree arson charge after allegedly setting the Roadhouse Bar &...
August 6, 2015 - 8:07am
July 27, 2015
Bemidji hostage situation settled after five-hour standoff
BY Sarah smith email@example.com A call for medical help turned into a five-hour hostage situation in Beltrami County early Sunday. According to Beltrami County authorities, a man called at 6:30 a.m. requesting assistance with what was...
July 27, 2015 - 9:57am
Pequot Lakes landlord charged with holding tenant at gunpoint
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. – A Pequot Lakes landlord has been charged with burglary and firearm assault after allegedly trying to evict one of his tenants at gunpoint Monday. According to a criminal complaint, the tenant told police he had lived at the place he rented from John...
July 27, 2015 - 7:45am
July 22, 2015
Accused attorney appears in court - as defendant
A Brainerd attorney accused of attempting to solicit prostitution in a public place appeared before an Itasca County judge for his first court hearing in the matter Tuesday. The hearing, conducted via interactive television with Ninth Judicial District Judge Korey Wahwassuck,...
July 22, 2015 - 4:15pm
July 21, 2015
Woodbury Wal Mart shopper conceals goods, then accidentally shows meth to officer
Kaylarae Lynn McDonough, 24, of St. Paul is facing felony drug charges in Washington County District Court this week. She made an initial appearance in court on July 16, on third-degree possession of 3 or more grams of methamphetamine. According to complaint: McDonough...
July 21, 2015 - 11:30am
July 17, 2015
Bagley man requests prison time for meth crime
A Bagley man was sentenced Wednesday in Clearwater County District Court to 18 months in prison, at his request, after a meth lab was found in his basement in April. Darrin Forsberg, 44, was convicted of one count of aiding and abetting possession of methamphetamine with intent...
July 17, 2015 - 8:15am
Facebook bragging about robbery with sword leads to Thief River Falls man's arrest
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. – A man here was busted for an armed robbery after bragging about it on Facebook. Investigators say a masked 37-year-old Adrian Staples walked into a convenience store earlier this month, threatened the clerk with a sword and stole cash and...
July 17, 2015 - 8:07am
July 13, 2015
Brainerd attorney formally charged in prostitution sting after delay
Charges are now official against a Brainerd attorney for soliciting prostitution in a public place following a law enforcement sting operation. Richard Albert Ohlsen, 71, faces a gross misdemeanor charge after responding to a Backpage.com "escort" advertisement placed by...
July 13, 2015 - 8:50am
July 8, 2015
Plea agreement rejected for mom accused of starving son
MINOT, N.D. – A judge here rejected a plea agreement Tuesday that would have sent a Kenmare woman to prison for 16 years for the starvation death of her son. Jessica Lee Jensen pleaded guilty in April to murder for the death of her 13-year-old son, who weighed 21 pounds when...
July 8, 2015 - 7:38am
June 29, 2015
Duluth doctor accused of stalking man
A man who lives on South Lake Melissa Drive got quite a scare recently when a Duluth man who had allegedly been stalking him showed up at his house at 5 a.m. He left before a deputy could get there, but he was arrested early next morning, and police allegedly found in his possession...
June 29, 2015 - 2:30pm
June 25, 2015
Grand Forks man admits having sex with 16-year-old foster child
GRAND FORKS — A 30-year-old Grand Forks man has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to having sex with a 16-year-old foster child. Kerry Allison Knutson admitted to luring minors by computer and corruption or solicitation of minors, both...
June 25, 2015 - 7:57am
June 22, 2015
Stabbing reported in Alexandria
A 25-year-old Alexandria woman was arrested following a stabbing Friday night. The Alexandria Police Department was called to the Douglas County Hospital emergency room at about 11:40 p.m. to talk to a 27-year-old Alexandria man who had been stabbed. After investigating,...
June 22, 2015 - 8:12am
June 20, 2015
Former Park Rapids investment advisor faces four felony charges
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org A former Park Rapids financial planner will appear in Hubbard County District Court Monday on four felony charges related to his business. Ellerd B. Tomte, is charged with three counts of theft; theft by swindle, theft indifferent...
June 20, 2015 - 12:47pm
June 18, 2015
Alleged robber and gunman in officer-involved shooting confesses in letter to The Forum
Eric Lee Webb was barely two years out of prison and had just gotten his fiancee pregnant. The two adults and her two small children had...
June 18, 2015 - 7:56am
June 15, 2015
9 arrested in central Minn. prostitution sting
BAXTER, Minn. – In a first-of-its-kind operation in the lakes area, law enforcement arrested nine men in a prostitution sting in Baxter late last month. The men are in the process of being charged by the Crow Wing County Attorney's Office for soliciting prostitution in a public...
June 15, 2015 - 7:58am