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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
March 6, 2012
Grand Forks man sentenced for stealing $1.2 million in dead father's pension checks
FARGO -What troubled U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Erickson most wasn't that Silas Lee McHenry Jr. stole $1.2 million from the federal government. It was that the Grand Forks man did so over the course of nearly three decades, consciously choosing each month for 320 months to accept...
March 6, 2012 - 8:26am
February 17, 2012
Euclid, Minn., woman accused of stealing thousands from employer
A Euclid, Minn., woman is charged with stealing more than $66,000 from her East Grand Forks employer. Shelley Lynn Rowley, 46, who was a bookkeeper at Storage Max from 2008 to 2011, appeared Wednesday in Polk County District Court on a charge of theft by swindle. On Nov. 23, Howard...
February 17, 2012 - 6:45am
January 27, 2012
Former Bemidji nursing home aide serves time for stealing checks from former resident
A 22-year-old woman, who formerly worked as a certified nursing assistant at Havenwood Care Center in Bemidji, is serving time in jail for forging $1,370 in four checks on the account of a former resident she helped care for. Sierra Ann Smith of Bemidji pleaded guilty Dec. 13 and...
January 27, 2012 - 8:14am
January 24, 2012
Bilked by agent, ND family loses nest egg
FARGO - On a dairy farm in Barnes County, Keith Radke's parents toiled for 25 years to save for retirement and send their son to college. They were proud, frugal people who paid their bills on time and skipped vacations to milk the cows, he said. But then Jeffrey Neppl, the trusted...
January 24, 2012 - 7:03am
January 19, 2012
Alleged embezzlement from Moorhead Lutheran synod may top $250K
MOORHEAD - A bookkeeper suspected of embezzling $250,000 or more from a Moorhead-based Lutheran synod via a nonprofit that pays the bills of struggling farmers doesn't remember how he spent the money, though much of it may have gone toward his $150,000 home renovation, he allegedly...
January 19, 2012 - 7:47am
Authorities probe Bertha bank embezzlement
The Todd County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible case of embezzlement at Star Bank in Bertha. The sheriff's office confirmed an investigation is underway but said it is not yet resolved, and the results of the probe will not be announced until it is. It started when...
September 19, 2011 - 7:31am
January 8, 2011
Hubbard First Responder gets 90 days in embezzlement case
A former Hubbard First Responder will spend 90 days in jail for embezzling public funds meant for the emergency squad. Valerie Kimball, 45,...
January 8, 2011 - 1:00pm
January 13, 2010
Ex-Grygla postmaster denies stealing on the job
WARREN -- The former postmaster in the northwestern Minnesota town of Grygla will be sentenced next month on a charge of stealing from the post office where she worked. Ardeene Hagen entered an Alford plea last week, which has the legal effect of a guilty plea. She did not admit...
January 13, 2010 - 7:41am
December 15, 2009
Ex-office manager charged with swindling Roseau auto dealer
Lee Sorenson, the owner of a Roseau, Minn., dealership, admits he's not a bookkeeper.
December 15, 2009 - 6:56am
December 9, 2009
Bemidji school union member is under investigation
An investigation is underway by the Bemidji School Employees Association Executive Board of suspected embezzlement by one of its own, according to the Beltrami County Attorney's Office. The Board is reviewing a matter in which a person, who had access to the BSEA unit dues checking...
December 9, 2009 - 7:32am