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Septic business is hopping in a winter with freeze-thaw cycles, little snow cover for lines
The changing nature and decline of local butcher shops
Fledgling scientists strut their stuff
Cody’s Corner: One great dog; hundreds that need help
Fischer wins all-around title in dual with LP-GE
Panthers drop third section game in a row
Baumgartner wins title, Dravis surpasses 100 career victories
Nevis girls top Mustangs
Verndale defeats Braves
DELORES JEAN MAKELA
CHARLES "CHUCK R. BURNS
DELMAR E. MARQUARDT
CLARENCE A. NELSON
GERALD "JERRY" W. JOHNSON
Basic Business Cents: New tricks to market your business online: It pays off!
First Responders on path to success after rough times
Legion Christmas dinner raises $3,000 for Salvation Army
Toys For Boys is an institution for memorabilia collectors
Guest speaker shares strategies for arts center
Nevis graduate returns to hometown on album tour
Park Rapids’ One-Act Play advances to sections
Snowmobile race returns this weekend
State AIS battle seeing progress
Monarch butterfly count rises slightly as conservationists warn of extinction
Rescued loon dies of lung ailment
Letter: Opposition to Sandpiper pipeline
Letter: Pipeline spill could have repercussions
Editorial: How to prevent a fire tragedy
Letters: Enbridge responds to pipe yard letter
Editorial: It’s tax season: Here’s a few tips to assist
Cody’s Corner: Briards are great dogs
August 26, 2014
West Fargo teacher Aaron Knodel suspended without pay
By Wendy Reuer / The Forum WEST FARGO – The School Board here voted Monday to suspend an English teacher who faces felony charges for an alleged relationship with a student. Board member Allan Skramstad asked that Aaron Knodel’s suspension without pay be taken off the...
news / education
August 26, 2014 - 8:12am
March 22, 2012
FBI: Sherry Arnold's remains found near Williston
Remains of a body believed to be that of Sherry Arnold, the teacher kidnapped Jan. 7 from a street in Sidney, Mont., were recovered Wednesday near Williston, N.D., according to the FBI. Agents, along with local and state law enforcement began the recovery work Tuesday and were done...
March 22, 2012 - 8:13am
January 20, 2012
Men charged in Montana kidnapping had just left Colorado
The two men charged with kidnapping Sherry Arnold from a Sidney, Mont., street Jan. 7 apparently had just arrived in the Williston (N.D.) Basin, according to information from a court in Colorado where the men are from. Leslie Waters Jr., 47, and Michael Spell, 22, remain in a Williston...
January 20, 2012 - 7:28am
January 16, 2012
Montana teacher's kidnapping and death echo Sjodin case
The FBI knows that Sherry Arnold, the Sidney, Mont., teacher missing since Jan. 7, was kidnapped and is dead, but it hasn't located her body yet. It's a case with echoes of the kidnapping and killing in 2003 of UND student Dru Sjodin. On Sunday, the FBI named two Colorado men being...
January 16, 2012 - 7:36am
December 5, 2011
Jamestown teacher accused of assaulting girl resigns
A Jamestown Public Schools employee facing two felony charges filed a letter of resignation late last week. Richard Laqua, 54, filed a standard...
December 5, 2011 - 12:45pm
November 19, 2011
'Mrs. Hanson' named Park Rapids Teacher of the Year
Century third grade teacher Vicky Wentworth Hanson encourages her students to be frogs, not bumps on the log. "Jump into learning and life,"...
news / education / local
November 19, 2011 - 1:00pm
November 10, 2011
Bail set for Jamestown teacher accused of sexual assault
JAMESTOWN, N.D. - Bail was set at $5,000 for veteran teacher Richard Allen Laqua, 54, Jamestown, who was formally charged with two Class C felonies...
November 10, 2011 - 7:47am
March 2, 2011
Former shop teacher appears in court on gun charge
A former Park Rapids schoolteacher made his initial appearance Monday in court on a charge of bringing a hunting rifle onto school grounds. Scott Eischens, 38, Ponsford, was released on his own recognizance on the felony charge. He told Hubbard County District Judge Paul Rasmussen...
March 2, 2011 - 1:00pm