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A rite of spring
Dorset Cafe is for sale but still open
Crazy Quilters pass quilting tradition on to Century School fourth and fifth graders
Library gets ‘playful’ makeover to engage young minds
Man gets 60 days for ‘medicinal’ marijuana possession
Panthers lived up to high expectations
Panthers look to develop into conference, section contenders
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
DONNA MAE JOHNSON
CHARLES "CHUCK" LONG
MARY AUDREY FREEMAN
CHARLES "CHARLIE" HASBARGEN
HERSHEL L. KOENIG
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
Best of show
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
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
Commentary: Small towns, taxpayers prioritized in House road and bridge funding proposal
Letter: Protect state’s outdoors
Letter: Influence of the oil lobbyists
Share more of our family stories
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Put a rink on it: West Fargo couple has curling-themed wedding
Regional courts and crime
May 25, 2011
SPIRIT LAKE RESERVATION: Officers secure scene where two children found dead
SPIRIT LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION, N.D. -- An officer from the Bureau of Indian Affairs was stationed Tuesday outside the house where neighbors...
May 25, 2011 - 7:35am
Thieves 'skimming' card users' identities; Fargo cops being trained
FARGO - It's a scam that could easily play out at a restaurant, gas station or ATM, and Paige Hanson makes it look easy. She takes her credit card and swipes it through a "skimmer," a slotted device that reads and copies the information - name, card number and expiration date - contained...
May 25, 2011 - 7:30am
May 24, 2011
Feds investigate double deaths of children on ND reservation
Federal and tribal officials are investigating what neighbors say is the homicide of two young children in St. Michael, N.D., on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. On Monday, U.S.
May 24, 2011 - 7:31am
May 23, 2011
Sebeka man faces sex crime from 2009
A man who allegedly confessed to a sexual incident involving a 16-year-old girl on his way to a marriage counselor faces a second-degree criminal sexual conduct charge in Wadena County. According to court records, Jeremy Monroe Armstrong, 30, had sexual contact with a girl who had...
May 23, 2011 - 7:50am
Pregnant Wadena woman charged in assault on police officers
A pregnant Wadena woman was charged May 13 for drunken assaults on two police officers and domestic assault on a former acquaintance after a bloody incident in a restaurant parking lot on May 11. Bail was set at $1,000 with court conditions (or $40,000 bond with no conditions) for...
May 23, 2011 - 7:48am
24-year-old Sebeka man charged with felony for impregnating 17-year-old
A 24-year-old from Sebeka was charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct in Wadena County District Court for a relationship with a 17-year-old girl. The investigation began with a report the girl had become pregnant, which led to her school counselor reporting the relationship...
May 23, 2011 - 7:46am
May 21, 2011
Osakis woman killed Friday afternoon in her Todd County home, authorities seeking community's help
An Osakis woman was killed in her home Friday, according to Todd County Sheriff Peter Mikkelson. Diane Fortenberry, 51, of rural Osakis, had lunch with co-workers and returned to her home where she reportedly interrupted a burglary in progress. She was assaulted and several items...
May 21, 2011 - 4:24pm
May 20, 2011
'He didn't deserve that'; police dog shot and killed near Bagley
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Sgt. Larry Peterson lost quite a bit more than just a K-9 "unit" when someone shot Copper last week and left his body lying along a country road. For one thing, the Bagley, Minn., police veteran also lost Sally, his other dog, who was shot and left apparently...
May 20, 2011 - 11:03am
May 19, 2011
Beltrami County District Court: DWI Court team reports successes
Fifty participants have taken advantage of Beltrami County DWI Court since its inception in July 2007. Of those, 27 have graduated, 13 are active participants and 10 were terminated. The DWI Court collaborative team gave a report Tuesday to the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners. DWI...
May 19, 2011 - 7:41am
Wrong-way driver accused of leaving child alone in Grand Forks hotel room
A Mandaree, N.D., woman is accused of leaving her 5-year-old daughter unsupervised in a Grand Forks hotel room early Wednesday while she drove the wrong way on Interstate 29 under the influence of prescription drugs, prosecutors say. According to court documents, Pauline Casarez...
May 19, 2011 - 7:27am
May 18, 2011
Wahpeton police officer suspended for arresting teen with lack of probable cause
May 18, 2011 - 7:46am
Arrest made in Fosston, Minn., burglaries
The Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested a Naytahwaush, Minn., man Tuesday in the case of the burglaries Saturday of thousands of dollars worth of power tools, jewelry and cash from homes in Fosston, Minn. Tips from citizens led to Richard Michael Gene Littlewolf, 21, being arrested,...
May 18, 2011 - 7:41am
May 14, 2011
Slain UND student awarded posthumous degree
The mother of former UND student body president Adam Baker says it will be "all in all kind of bittersweet" accepting her son's posthumous master's degree at UND's spring commencement Saturday afternoon. Parents Rondha and Dennis Terhark, Baker's siblings and girlfriend have come...
region / education
May 14, 2011 - 8:18am
Four horses killed in ND ranch shooting
May 14, 2011 - 8:13am
Judge says Hummer-assault charges warranted in Fargoi landlord case
FARGO - After hearing from a police detective and a priest, a judge ruled Thursday that there is enough probable cause to warrant the charges against a West Fargo landlord accused of purposely running over an ex-tenant with a Hummer. The 73-year-old landlord, Alois Vetter, faces...
May 14, 2011 - 8:11am