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Group hopes to save Laporte music program
Heartland Homes celebrates 40 years of service
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House tax bill is 'Ain't My Fault' effort
Shepersky leads Hurricanes to national title
Braves looking for versatility to offset lack of experience
Tigers look to contend for conference crown
Boys swimming, diving team enjoyed record-breaking season
Three section golfers return to lead Warriors
John Mitchel Kyllonen
Charles Alfred Knutson
Marilyn H. Whitchurch
Charlotte L. Robbins
Charlotte L. Robbins
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
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
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: Join one of ACTION Park Rapids' many 90-day plans
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
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Regional courts and crime
January 5, 2012
Felony assault charge for Ottertail woman who allegedly threatened daughter with gun
An Ottertail woman accused of pulling a gun on her daughter is facing a felony assault charge. Desiree Navin, 51, was charged in Otter Tail County Court with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. According to the court complaint, Navin's daughter called 911 to report that...
January 5, 2012 - 8:25am
Shoplifter sends payment for sweater swiped 37 years ago
Nearly four decades ago, someone walked out of the Straus Clothing store in Grand Forks with a sweater they didn't pay for. It's unlikely the store even knew about it. Or, if it did, the theft was shrugged off and forgotten.
January 5, 2012 - 8:22am
December 23, 2011
Grand Forks man accused of stealing own drug test samples, kits from county office
A Grand Forks man is accused of twice breaking into a Grand Forks County office to steal his own urine sample and drug testing equipment to avoid having to take another test. Benjamin Gordon Ewing, 19, was arraigned Thursday in Grand Forks County District Court. Police say they...
December 23, 2011 - 9:22am
December 15, 2011
West Fargo detective arrested in scuffle with girlfriend
FARGO - An off-duty West Fargo police investigator was arrested in Fargo early Wednesday and is charged with a misdemeanor count of disorderly...
December 15, 2011 - 7:24am
December 5, 2011
Rural Barnesville woman accused of arson posts bail
MOORHEAD - A rural Barnesville woman accused of setting fires at her home was released from the Clay County Jail after posting bail Sunday night. Tara Andvik, 33, posted the required $25,000 bond, jail staff said. Conditions of the bail set by Judge Michael Kirk dictate that Andvik...
December 5, 2011 - 12:42pm
Fargo man 'appalled' to find he was fugitive
FARGO - Korey Bueng didn't know he was a wanted man. Then the 26-year-old Fargo resident saw his name and mug shot published in The Forum's...
December 5, 2011 - 8:03am
December 3, 2011
Callaway man accused of selling meth
A Callaway man made his first appearance Tuesday in Becker County District Court on felony charges of selling drugs and drug possession. Wayne Allen Gjerde, 47, of 115 Wisconsin St., Callaway, has been charged in connection with two separate incidents. He is accused of selling 1.3...
December 3, 2011 - 12:32pm
October 26, 2011
Fargo police seek 3 suspects in Stop-N-Go robbery
Police looking for three suspects who robbed a south Fargo Stop-N-Go store this morning also are investigating whether a bomb threat called in shortly before the robbery may have been a diversion. Lt. Joel Vettel said three male suspects, one of them carrying a long gun, entered...
October 26, 2011 - 8:51am
October 24, 2011
Convicted felon in court for having gun
A Detroit Lakes man made his first appearance Monday on a felony charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Dell Donald Holm, 55, of 25579 East Island Lake Rd., Detroit Lakes, is accused of being in possession of two firearms, a Remington pump rifle and Remington 12-gauge...
October 24, 2011 - 9:13am
October 10, 2011
Potato gun causes NYM block closure, school lockdown
Two individuals shooting off a potato gun using walnuts as ammunition were the cause of a blockade and a school lockdown in New York Mills on Tuesday. The New York Mills Police Department received a report of shots fired on Tousley Ave. at around 1 p.m. New York Mills Police Officer...
October 10, 2011 - 8:42am
13-year-old Wadena-Deer Creek student arrested Wednesday
A 13-year-old student at Wadena-Deer Creek Junior High School in Deer Creek was arrested Wednesday morning, for allegedly making a threat against another student. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said the boy's threat implied the use of a weapon. No weapon was found, the sheriff's...
October 10, 2011 - 8:29am
August 31, 2011
Fairbanks testifies in Deputy Dewey murder trial
Thomas Fairbanks took the stand in his own defense Tuesday in his murder trial, admitting he was responsible - and no one else - for shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey. But he had no intent to shoot him, was drunk and on drugs and feared for his own life,...
August 31, 2011 - 9:37am
Police say teen was coerced by Moorhead man into cleaning in skimpy outfits
A 52-year-old Moorhead man allegedly blackmailed a 16-year-old girl, threatening to expose her nude pictures and a sex video if she didn't clean his house in skimpy costumes, court records show. According to a complaint filed Monday in Clay County District Court, William John Earles...
August 31, 2011 - 8:34am
August 30, 2011
Fairbanks trial: Prosecution rests case
CROOKSTON - The prosecution rested its case about 1:20 p.m. Monday in the murder trial of Thomas Fairbanks after calling about 47 witnesses since opening arguments Aug. 17. The defense called four witnesses Monday, including Fairbanks' admitted accomplice, Daniel Vernier, who had...
August 30, 2011 - 11:58am
Man arrested after police chase north of Detroit Lakes
A man was arrested and a passenger cited after a police chase Sunday afternoon north of Detroit Lakes. Percy Leonard French, 33, of Waubun is facing several possible felony charges, including fleeing a peace officer on a motor vehicle and first-degree DWI. A passenger, John David...
August 30, 2011 - 9:50am