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Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Galloping grass fire challenges three departments
Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13
EDA approves additional loan for Armory Square
Motorcycle visibility hinges on numerous blind spots
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
MICHAEL "MIKE" WAGNER
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
September 10, 2011
Thomas Fairbanks sentenced to life in prison for murder of Deputy Christopher Dewey
September 10, 2011 - 11:17am
August 25, 2011
FAIRBANKS TRIAL: Emergency workers found Dewey wounded in the snow
CROOKSTON -- In the murder trial of Thomas Fairbanks today, a Mahnomen, Minn., ambulance paramedic testified he found Deputy Christopher Dewey on the snowy ground in the driveway of a home across the street from Fairbanks' trailer home on that frigid February morning in 2009. Fairbanks,...
August 25, 2011 - 7:14am
August 24, 2011
Jury "dry-fires" gun used to shoot Deputy Dewey
CROOKSTON - Ninety-one times in the courtroom today, the jury "dry-fired" the very handgun used by Thomas Fairbanks to shoot Mahnomen County Deputy Christopher Dewey. In a rare courtroom demonstration, each of the 15 on the jury panel - which includes three alternates - filed out...
August 24, 2011 - 7:30am
August 22, 2011
Fairbanks' sister is prosecution witness; mistrial in Dewey case denied
CROOKSTON -- The sister of Thomas Fairbanks testified for the prosecution today in his trial on charges that he murdered Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey and assaulted a dozen other officers. But it was clear her sympathy is with her brother. Rachel Fairbanks had...
August 22, 2011 - 7:06am
August 18, 2011
Dewey's wife gives emotional testimony in Fairbanks' murder trial
CROOKSTON, Minn. - Emily Dewey testified through tears Wednesday on how hard it was to see her husband die last summer, 18 months after he was shot in the head and torso responding to a call in Mahnomen. She was the first witness in the trial of Thomas Fairbanks, 34, charged with...
August 18, 2011 - 7:34am
August 9, 2011
Dep. Dewey shooting murder trial: Defense claims jury pool 'tainted'
CROOKSTON -- Thomas Fairbanks' defense team tried to get a panel of potential jurors dismissed Monday as "tainted" because of conversation among them with the wife of a law enforcement officer listed as an alleged victim of Fairbanks, who is charged with murder in the 2009 shooting...
August 9, 2011 - 7:31am
August 4, 2011
Two jurors picked in Dep. Dewey murder trial
CROOKSTON - The first jurors were selected today in the murder trial of Thomas Fairbanks. The two men chosen, a Crookston man and a retired Army sergeant who lives in retirement on a Polk County lake were among the dozen people interviewed Tuesday and today in the trial expected to...
August 4, 2011 - 7:25am
May 13, 2011
Dep. Christopher Dewey to be recognized in cereemony tonight
MAHNOMEN, Minn. - Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier said he expects "an emotional ceremony" tonight when the names of 316 officers killed in...
May 13, 2011 - 7:37am
April 21, 2011
Donations provide funding to send Deputy Dewey's family to memorial
FARGO - The family of a fallen Mahnomen County (Minn.) sheriff's deputy will be able to attend a ceremony honoring him next month thanks to donations. Deputy Christopher Dewey's name will be called in a ceremony at the Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C. He died in August...
April 21, 2011 - 7:56am