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Plane crash in Pine River Friday kills two
Two arrested after high-speed chase through Beltrami County
Peak Wind Gusts
Saturday night rain totals
Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Panthers look to develop into conference, section contenders
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
MARY AUDREY FREEMAN
REV. JOEL LUNDE
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
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
March 10, 2015
ND potato farming Johnson brothers sentenced to prison for crop insurance fraud
Potato farming brothers Aaron Johnson of Northwood and Derek Johnson of Vancouver, B.C., will spend time in federal prison in the Federal Prison Camp in Duluth, Minn., and are jointly responsible for restitution of nearly $1 million because of crop insurance fraud. In...
news / region
March 10, 2015 - 11:27am
September 20, 2013
Prosecutors: Thief River Falls man cheats on taxes, stole from parents
A Thief River Falls man is accused of cheating on his taxes after taking money from his parents and spending most of it gambling, the state Department of Revenue said today. Gerald Laverne Sunsdahl, 52, is charged with six tax felonies, three for filing fraudulent tax returns...
news / region
September 20, 2013 - 8:27am
November 22, 2011
Fargo's US Bank call center tips officials to massive fraud scheme
FARGO - For at least five years, Adekunle Adetiloye allegedly commanded an extensive fraud scheme that was all about the numbers. Big numbers. Federal prosecutors say that between 2004 and 2009, the Toronto man gained access to private information belonging to more than 15,700 people,...
November 22, 2011 - 7:31am
September 16, 2011
Bemidji woman pleads innocent to business fraud, theft
Margaret Jo Hirt, 51, owner and salesperson for Dewey Furniture in downtown Bemidji, pleaded innocent Sept. 12 to three counts of felony transaction card fraud and three counts of theft by swindle. Her next appearance in Beltrami County District Court is scheduled for Dec. 13. She...
September 16, 2011 - 7:15am
December 7, 2010
Grafton, N.D., farmer suspected in multi-million fraud case
FARGO -- A Grafton, N.D., farmer who grew two large farming operations in Texas and then Colorado in the past three years is mired in a remarkable blur of lawsuits, counter- and cross-claims, among former partners and lenders. The central figures in the businesses, Thomas M. and...
December 7, 2010 - 7:27am
November 9, 2010
Fargo woman gets prison time for credit card fraud
Kelima Smailagic wasn't acting out of necessity when she helped steal the identities of two people, take out credit cards in their names and defraud several financial institutions out of about $45,000. The 22-year-old Fargo woman made purchases out of desire - like $800 worth of...
November 9, 2010 - 6:15am
July 15, 2010
Gary man indicted for slipping moldy beans into Honduras shipments
A Gary, Minn., farmer is accused of sneaking loads of moldy kidney beans into shipments that were sent to Honduras as part of a U.S.-sponsored food-for-work program. Thomas Matthew Chisholm, 37, was indicted today in federal court for allegedly replacing beans certified by the U...
July 15, 2010 - 6:27am
January 30, 2010
Fraud pervasive even in 'honest' Upper Midwest
Fraud is alive and well in the Fargo-Moorhead area. "Per capita we have just as much crime here as there is in the big city," said Thomas O'Halloran, a 30-year federal and private fraud investigator. U.S. organizations lose an estimated 7 percent of their annual revenues to fraud....
January 30, 2010 - 7:57am
January 8, 2010
Alexandria physician is whistleblower in Medicare fraud case
An Alexandria physician triggered a federal investigation of suspected Medicare fraud at a Wheaton hospital that resulted in a settlement of $846,461 with the U.S. government. Dr. Steven Radjenovich, who owns and operates the Midway Medical Clinic in Alexandria, is being credited...
January 8, 2010 - 7:49am
October 6, 2009
Former Park Rapids man faces 20 years in loan mortgage scheme
A former Park Rapids man pled guilty in federal court today to defrauding a mortgage company in a conspiracy to obtain a $640,000 home mortgage. Eric Wayne Moen, 36, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis to a single count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Moen,...
news / local
October 6, 2009 - 3:45pm
August 26, 2009
Park Rapids man indicted on fraud, money laundering, drug charges
A 36-year-old Park Rapids man and licensed real estate agent has been indicted on federal wire fraud, money laundering and marijuana charges. Eric Wayne Moen was charged Aug. 18 and appeared in U.S. District Court Aug. 21 on the charges. The indictment alleges Moen conspired with...
August 26, 2009 - 1:00pm