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Nevis seeks the community's help to design city logo
Chili Challenge seeks chefs for 8th annual event
Menahga City Council restoring planning commission
Fewer teachers entering field leads to statewide concern
Purple Plungers jump for a ice cold good cause
Hornets escape, defeat Panthers in section final
Warroad's 12-0 win eliminates Panthers
Tigers end Verndale's winning streaks
Panthers drop trio of games
Panthers edge EGF, end losing streak
James Harold Hukki
Kay Loraine Sjolin
Loree Ann "Loretta" Cusey
Stellar Equine Sports Massage provides tension relief to horses
Building Customer Loyalty
Dr. Keller named partner at Vision Source
Geriatric services extended at TSZ
Basic Business Cents: Understand your organizational culture
Nevis students' artwork chosen for youth exhibit
Lifelong Learning program focuses on water quality
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie returning to Park Rapids
'A Piece of My Heart' heads to Sections
Menahga's One-Act Play headed to Sections
Remaining weeks of ice fishing primetime for catching crappies
About Fishing: Something smells fishy
Public input sought on Border to Border ORV trail
Landowners asked to allow walk-in access to hunters
Public meetings will discuss deer management goals
Commentary: Ready to take pants off for charity
Letter: United we stand; divided we fall
Commentary: Always something to panic about
Letter: Educate yourself on Line 3 pipeline
Letter: Many concerns with proposed off-road vehicle trail
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Bemidji man pleads guilty in Downwind murder
BEMIDJI, Minn. – Marchello Cimmarusti pleaded guilty Monday in the October death of Rose Downwind and now will serve 35 years in prison. The Bemidji man was facing a charge of second-degree intentional murder in the death of the 31-year-old Downwind, a mother of five from Redby.But...
April 19, 2016 - 7:13am
November 5, 2015
Missing Beltrami County woman believed to have been murdered
BEMIDJI -- A day after family members said updates were scarce in the case of a missing Redby, Minn., woman, police have identified two "persons...
November 5, 2015 - 8:37am
October 21, 2015
16-year-old claims he was molested by Moorhead man he's accused of killing
Nearly doubled over in his seat in a Clay County courtroom, his skinny frame shaking with tears, 16-year-old Zachary Daniel St. Claire was barely audible as he replied to a judge's questions Tuesday. The defendant is distraught and is looking down," said Clay County District...
October 21, 2015 - 8:55am
October 20, 2015
Moorhead boy charged with first-degree murder
- A 16-year-old Moorhead boy on Tuesday was charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 55-year-old man at a trailer park here Sunday. Clay County prosecutors allege Zachary Daniel St. Claire told police he had been planning to kill victim Brad Carrington, who St....
October 20, 2015 - 11:44am
October 17, 2015
Father of Hubbard County murder suspect admits he strangled wife, cut up body in 1997
The couple quarreled. She hit him. Then he grabbed her around the throat and squeezed. Norman Bachman squeezed until his wife, Toni...
October 17, 2015 - 1:15pm
May 19, 2015
Onigum men identified as shooting victims
Staff reports firstname.lastname@example.org Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said Saturday he would not have an update on a shooting at an Onigum residence until he receives a report from the medical examiner. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the sheriff’s...
May 19, 2015 - 12:23pm
April 12, 2015
Former Hubbard County man, father murder suspects in separate cases
BY Sarah smith email@example.com The father of a Hubbard County murder suspect has himself been arrested for murder. Norman Allen Bachman was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder in the death of Toni Ann Bachman. He is the father of Fredrick Bachman, accused...
April 12, 2015 - 7:29pm
March 28, 2015
Italy's top court acquits Amanda Knox of murder
ROME, March 27 (Reuters) - Italy's top court on Friday annulled the conviction of American Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher and, in a surprise verdict, fully acquitted her of the charge. The brutal stabbing, alleged sex games and multiple...
March 28, 2015 - 10:59am
March 21, 2015
Former Minnesotan dead in dramatic Napa Valley murder-suicide
Perhaps it began with the red Adidas gym bag stuffed with $800,000 in cash. Then came the trail of overhyped and failed wine ventures here...
March 21, 2015 - 12:49pm
February 18, 2015
Bemidji man faces felony murder charges in stabbing a woman to death
A Bemidji man remains in custody facing felony murder charges after he allegedly stabbed a woman to death Friday. Brian Keith Jourdain, 25, made his first appearance in Beltrami County District Court on Tuesday. Jourdain is accused of stabbing Krista Marie Fisherman, 35,...
February 18, 2015 - 8:26am
February 15, 2015
POLICE: Redby woman stabbed to death in Bemidji
A 35-year-old Redby woman was apparently stabbed to death Friday evening in north Bemidji, police said early Saturday. Bemidji Police, along with the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office and Bemidji Fire Department, responded to a report of a person lying in the street in...
February 15, 2015 - 5:17pm
February 12, 2015
Woman, 62, receives 30 years in prison for suffocating husband to death
Sherry Midstokke clutched a piece of yellow paper as she moved toward the front of the lone courtroom in the Steele County Courthouse Wednesday. On the paper were some of the last words her children would hear her speak before she was sentenced by District Judge Steven Marquart...
February 12, 2015 - 9:31am
February 4, 2015
NDSU student talked to parents about being 'better' shortly before his death
The parents of a North Dakota State University student killed last fall say they knew their son, Tom Bearson, was drinking at college, but he talked about doing better in a visit home the weekend before his death. Just a few days later, Greg and Debbie Bearson drove to Fargo...
February 4, 2015 - 8:14am
February 3, 2015
Jury finds Fitch guilty of killing Mendota Heights cop
By Marino Eccher/ St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Brian Fitch Sr. has been convicted of killing officer Scott Patrick and will spend the rest of his life in prison. The verdict was read shortly before 10 p.m. Monday following more than nine hours of deliberation...
February 3, 2015 - 8:06am
January 8, 2015
61-year-old ND wife pleads guilty to murdering husband, lawyer says 'something snapped'
FINLEY, N.D. – The “guilty” was quiet, but its impact filled the courtroom here Wednesday when Sherry Midstokke answered how she would plead to charges of murdering her husband. A trial for the 61-year-old was set to start next month but will no longer be necessary, as...
January 8, 2015 - 8:43am