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Group hopes to save Laporte music program
Heartland Homes celebrates 40 years of service
Deputies, firefighters train for ice rescues
First graders delve into Earth Day
House tax bill is 'Ain't My Fault' effort
Shepersky leads Hurricanes to national title
Braves looking for versatility to offset lack of experience
Tigers look to contend for conference crown
Boys swimming, diving team enjoyed record-breaking season
Three section golfers return to lead Warriors
John Mitchel Kyllonen
Charles Alfred Knutson
Marilyn H. Whitchurch
Charlotte L. Robbins
Charlotte L. Robbins
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
Benefactor of Daddy-Daughter Dance delivers $1,000
Drones ahoy! Woman-owned business takes innovative approach
Online purchase scams are the riskiest type of fraud
Citizens National Bank donates to Heartland Homes
Place a Business Announcement
Sculpture entries sought for Red Bridge Park
Energetic woodwind quintet performing March 15
Historical re-enactor brings 'Prohibition in Minnesota' to library
Metallica announces concert dates in region in September
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
Gardening 101: Reading a seed packet
If it's predictable, it's preventable: Wildfire Prevention Week
About Fishing: To CHIRP or not to CHIRP
North Country Trail Column: Multiple rewards of maintaining a trail
Minnesota deer management plan due out this week
Commentary: Join one of ACTION Park Rapids' many 90-day plans
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Commentary: We should expand MinnesotaCare so anyone can buy in
Commentary: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Letter to Editor: Kudos to law enforcement
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
September 8, 2014
Former Cass Lake-Bena school treasurer sentenced for theft
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer WALKER -- A former Cass Lake-Bena School Board member was convicted Tuesday in Cass County Court of theft from the School District in 2008. Terri L. Vail, 53, of Cass Lake, was sentenced to 30 days home detention with electronic monitoring for...
September 8, 2014 - 8:48am
July 19, 2014
Police investigate reported embezzlement of $300,000 from Moorhead car dealership
MOORHEAD – Police are investigating two former employees of The Big Lot car dealership here who allegedly admitted to being involved in a scheme to embezzle more than $300,000 from the company.
July 19, 2014 - 10:47am
February 12, 2014
Ex-manager of Wahpeton DMV office accusing of stealing more than $80,000
By Wendy Reuer / The forum WAHPETON, N.D. – The former manager of the motor vehicle branch office here that closed temporarily last summer faces felony charges after an investigation found more than $80,000 in unaccounted transactions. Catherine Muehler of Wahpeton faces one...
February 12, 2014 - 7:42am
November 15, 2013
Former TRF bank officer pleads guilty to embezzlement
A former Thief River Falls bank officer accused of embezzling $396,000 has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, court records show. Vicki Lynn Torgerson, 48, faces up to 30 years in prison on the charge of embezzlement by a bank officer. Sentencing has not been...
November 15, 2013 - 8:26am
November 2, 2013
Fargo Petro Stop accountant accused of stealing $190K from store ATMs
By Emily Welker / The Forum FARGO – The longtime bookkeeper at a family-owned truck stop here is accused of skimming more than $190,000 from store ATMs over an eight-year period. Charles John Putney, 42, of West Fargo, appeared Friday in Cass County District Court on a charge...
November 2, 2013 - 11:18am
October 29, 2013
Landfill scandal investigation: Records easy to manipulate, Carlton County says
By Tom Olsen / Duluth News Tribune The Carlton County transfer station kept financial records, but those records did not prove useful in catching the alleged embezzlement of significant amounts of cash by an employee, a county official acknowledged Monday. Heather Cunningham,...
October 29, 2013 - 7:39am
December 20, 2012
Insurance repays ELCA synod in alleged embezzlement case
MOORHEAD - A Moorhead-based Lutheran synod has recovered about $590,000 of the $714,000 that its former bookkeeper is suspected of embezzling, according to a letter to synod members from Bishop Lawrence Wohlrabe. The Northwestern Minnesota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church...
December 20, 2012 - 7:16am
December 3, 2012
Embezzlement probe into ELCA bookkeeper in Moorhead nears end
MOORHEAD -- Eleven months after police began investigating him, the bookkeeper suspected of embezzling more than $714,000 from a Moorhead-based...
December 3, 2012 - 7:01am
October 8, 2012
Judge adds jail time to sentence for former FM Derby Girls bookkeeper
FARGO - Roller derby skaters are accustomed to hard hits on the track. But the former FM Derby Girls bookkeeper who pleaded guilty Monday to...
October 8, 2012 - 3:52pm
April 16, 2012
Woman charged with stealing from Wadena insurer
A 44-year-old woman from Hewitt faces a charge of felony theft for allegedly skimming money from the insurance agency where she worked. According to court documents, police questioned Teri Lea Randall in December 2011 about money missing from the agency where she worked.
April 16, 2012 - 1:12pm
April 11, 2012
Kennedy, Minn., woman sentenced in theft from friends
A Kennedy, Minn., woman charged with stealing more than $44,000 from her friend and employer will serve 30 days in jail. Miranda Sue Gustafson, 34, made an initial restitution payment of $30,000 before being sentenced for theft Tuesday in state District Court in Hallock, Minn., according...
April 11, 2012 - 1:57pm
March 19, 2012
Wadena woman charged with stealing from employer
A former clerk at Orton's in Wadena was charged with theft in Wadena County District Court for allegedly skimming cash from the register. According to court documents, Patricia Katherine Sanders, 44, of Wadena, took $8,688.17 over the course of four months in late 2011.
March 19, 2012 - 7:49am
March 13, 2012
Star Bank VP admits stealing $80,000 from bank
The former branch manager and vice president of the Bertha branch of Star Bank admitted in federal court he embezzled around $80,000 from Sept....
March 13, 2012 - 7:26am
Moorhead ELCA embezzlement scope keeps growing
MOORHEAD - The investigation into a bookkeeper's alleged embezzlement from a Moorhead-based church synod continues, and the latest search warrant affidavit shows the allegations are more serious than previously thought. Preliminary audits revealed that Robert Duane Larson transferred...
March 13, 2012 - 7:05am
March 6, 2012
Bertha bank manager embezzles $80,000 from Star Bank
MINNEAPOLIS--Yesterday in federal court in St. Paul, the former vice president and branch manager of the Star Bank in Bertha, Minnesota, admitted to stealing $80,000 from the bank. Kenneth Marlyn Ashbaugh, age 67, of Bertha, pleaded guilty to one count of bank theft. Ashbaugh,...
March 6, 2012 - 11:46am