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Audit shows lax enforcement on elk, deer farm rules in Minnesota
State officials in Minn. fear court ruling will let offenders go free too soon
Centenarian is a bridge-playing 'pistol'
"One Vegetable, One Community" offering free carrot seeds
Celebrating 25 years of Kinship
Rittgers conquers Boston Marathon
1983 football team to join Hall of Fame
Warriors hoping to peak on track at section meet
Veteran lineup returns to lead talented Tigers
Panthers relying on experience
Charles Alfred Knutson
Marilyn H. Whitchurch
Charlotte L. Robbins
Charlotte L. Robbins
Dorothy "Dottie" D. Lego-Erickson
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
PUC approves Line 3 environmental study: Final decision on need, route expected in June
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: 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
Commentary: Enbridge is pretending fix is in
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
November 5, 2015
UND police officer charged with 10 counts of possessing child porn
A veteran UND police officer has been charged with 10 felonies after law enforcement officers say they found child pornography on his laptop. Paul Bradley Meagher, 42, was charged today with 10 counts of possession of child pornography, all Class C felonies, in Grand Forks...
November 5, 2015 - 8:24am
August 19, 2015
No more dough for Jared: Subway cuts ties with spokesman ahead of child porn plea
LOS ANGELES - Subway says it "no longer has a relationship" with Jared Fogle after reports emerged Tuesday that he would plea guilty to possession of child pornography. "We no longer have a relationship with Jared and have no further comment," Subway said in a Facebook post. Local...
August 19, 2015 - 9:17am
July 7, 2015
Report: Police search Indiana home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle
Police searched the Indiana home of Subway sandwich chain pitchman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, nearly two months after the executive director of his foundation was arrested on federal child pornography charges, the Indianapolis Star reported. The newspaper said it could not immediately...
July 7, 2015 - 10:16am
February 3, 2015
Former West Fargo mayoral and city commission candidate sentenced for child porn
WEST FARGO – A man who ran for mayor and city commissioner here has been ordered to serve six years in prison for possessing child pornography. Peter Karl, 52, of West Fargo was sentenced in Fargo’s federal court Monday on a charge of receipt of materials involving the...
February 3, 2015 - 4:53pm
November 6, 2014
Bemidji man charged with possession of child pornography
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer A Bemidji man is facing a felony possession of pornography charge after images of children engaged in sexual acts were traced to his computer IP address. Max Arnett Lussier, 55, was arrested Friday after a search warrant executed at Lussier's...
November 6, 2014 - 10:23am
September 12, 2014
Fosston, Minn., man sentenced for child porn
By Sarah Volpenhein A Fosston, Minn., man was convicted of seven counts of child pornography in state district court in Crookston and sentenced to four years and three months in prison Wednesday. Timothy John Bakken, 54, was arrested in November after officers found child...
September 12, 2014 - 8:18am
February 5, 2014
Former murder suspect facing omnibus in porn charges
By Sarah Smith email@example.com A contested omnibus hearing has been set for a former Hubbard County murder suspect now charged with possessing child pornography. Murder charges were dismissed against Fredrick William Bachman in November. But investigators combing...
February 5, 2014 - 10:05am
April 4, 2013
Detroit Lakes man gets seven-year prison sentence for having child porn
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A Detroit Lakes man has been convicted and sentenced in Becker County District Court on seven felony counts of possessing child pornography. Christopher Damian Gessel, 35, of 3094 Kennedy Acres Road, Detroit Lakes, was ordered to serve a total of 84 months...
April 4, 2013 - 2:09pm
November 19, 2012
An ex-porn star speaks at church in Perham, MN
Perham, MN (WDAY TV) -- A Perham church had a guest who many people may not expect at Sunday service -- a former porn star. With reports showing...
November 19, 2012 - 11:07am
October 23, 2012
Dassel, Minn., man faces 16 felonies for allegedly abusing girl, making pornographic movies
LITCHFIELD -- A 23-year-old Dassel man made his first court appearance Monday on 16 felony charges of criminal sexual conduct, use of a minor in a pornographic work and possession of pornography for allegedly sexually abusing and making videos of a girl for 10 years. Nathan Charles...
October 23, 2012 - 8:19am
DL man in court for possessing pornographic material of minors
A Detroit Lakes man made his first appearance Monday in Becker County District Court on 12 felony counts of possession of pornographic material involving minors. Bradley Victor Beckman, 47, of 32921 Birch St., Detroit Lakes, is accused of possessing 37 video and image files containing...
August 23, 2012 - 7:51am
July 7, 2012
Man pleads in porn case
A Park Rapids man pleaded guilty Monday to downloading child pornography last fall. Officers executed a search warrant in September 2011 at...
July 7, 2012 - 1:00pm
PR man pleads guilty in Duluth child porn case
A Park Rapids man admitted Monday that he downloaded computer files containing child pornography while living in Duluth. Christopher Lee Ussery, 22, pleaded guilty in State District Court in Duluth to possession of pornographic work involving minors.
March 7, 2012 - 1:00pm
Menahga man sentenced on federal child porn charges
MINNEAPOLIS - Yesterday in federal court in Fergus Falls, a 46-year-old Menahga man was sentenced for possessing more than 300 images of child pornography. United States District Court Judge John R.
February 7, 2012 - 10:27am
January 18, 2012
Park Rapids man sentenced for child porn possession
A Park Rapids man will spend 180 days in jail on six charges of possessing child pornography. Gregory Hubert Dirkes, 46, was sentenced last...
January 18, 2012 - 1:00pm