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Century students try Nordic skiing
What do federal tax changes mean in Minn.?: Lawmakers decide if taxpayers pay less
Town board recesses on CHS zoning request
Park Rapids Eagles Club dissolves
Itasca ice harvest a chilling experience
About Fishing: Maximizing fishing time on ice and open water
Minnesota's Vonn slips to miss podium in super-G
Behind Minnesota Olympian Jessie Diggins is a proud family with skiing in its blood
Panthers will host RLF in section play-in game
Five area wrestlers listed in state polls
Earl L. Miller
Sharyn M. (Rustad) Lutterman
Gary Lee Baker
Lucille Rae "Lu" Frieler
Jerome H. Hunke
Top 10 reasons to be sweet on Minnesota's Small Businesses
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Aging workforce highlights workplace safety: Companies need to adapt as more employees stay on the job past 65
Why are gas prices going up?
Local news to get a boost on Facebook, says Mark Zuckerberg
Smashing Pumpkins to visit SD, Minn. in first tour in 20 years
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning releases spring schedule
Thematic music slated for Feb. 12 band concert
Juried Youth Art Exhibit now accepting applications
Library youth writing contest underway
About Fishing: Maximizing fishing time on ice and open water
Weekend Adventures: In search of the best fish photo
Column: Explore the North Country Trail year 'round
Park Rapids teen catches unwieldy walleye
Weekend Adventures: A fishing foray in the county's four trout lakes
Opinion: Key points to remember about consent this Valentine's
Opinion: Parents serve as positive, negative role models for children in athletics
Opinion: You can protect our democracy: Attend your caucus
PRLAAC Column: Art is for everyone
Hubbard County DFL: Make your voice heard at caucus in February
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
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