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Woman dies in head-on collision near Wadena
With pilot out of options, plane grazes county car during emergency landing on Hwy 10 near Hawley
Two-year-old who fell through ice dies at hospital
Minnesota plane crash victims remembered
Missing U of M student presumed dead after video shows her entering river
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
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
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
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
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
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
Moorhead rape trial delayed because defendant's bipolar meds went unfilled
MOORHEAD - A trial scheduled to begin today for a Moorhead man accused of a raping a 22-year-old woman was delayed by a week because he ran out of medication in the Clay County Jail last Friday. Jesse Lee Paskey, 28, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly...
January 31, 2012 - 1:05pm
January 28, 2012
Trooper assault trial moved out of Hubbard County
Calling it a "high profile case for Hubbard County," a district judge ordered the trial of a man accused of assaulting a state trooper moved to Cass County. Judge John Smith on Friday also imposed a gag order on Elijah Lee Knowles, 26, of Akekley, to prevent further postings about...
January 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
Cass County man convicted in sex trial
Cass County Attorney Christopher J. Strandlie reports that on Thursday, October 27, 2011, a Cass County jury convicted Robert Arthur Litzau (DOB: 08/24/1942) of the felony crimes of Count 1: Violation of Predatory Offender Registration Requirements and Count 2: Burglary of a Dwelling,...
October 28, 2011 - 7:22am
August 26, 2011
Deputy Dewey murder trial: Juror excused for medical condition
CROOKSTON, Minn. - The jury panel lost another member Thursday in the murder trial of Thomas Fairbanks. That makes it 14, including two alternates. Minnesota District Judge Jeff Remick told attorneys from both sides after lunch that a juror, a Crookston man, was battling an infection...
August 26, 2011 - 7:17am
August 24, 2011
Jury "dry-fires" gun used to shoot Deputy Dewey
CROOKSTON - Ninety-one times in the courtroom today, the jury "dry-fired" the very handgun used by Thomas Fairbanks to shoot Mahnomen County Deputy Christopher Dewey. In a rare courtroom demonstration, each of the 15 on the jury panel - which includes three alternates - filed out...
August 24, 2011 - 7:30am
August 22, 2011
Fairbanks' sister is prosecution witness; mistrial in Dewey case denied
CROOKSTON -- The sister of Thomas Fairbanks testified for the prosecution today in his trial on charges that he murdered Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey and assaulted a dozen other officers. But it was clear her sympathy is with her brother. Rachel Fairbanks had...
August 22, 2011 - 7:06am
August 18, 2011
Dewey's wife gives emotional testimony in Fairbanks' murder trial
CROOKSTON, Minn. - Emily Dewey testified through tears Wednesday on how hard it was to see her husband die last summer, 18 months after he was shot in the head and torso responding to a call in Mahnomen. She was the first witness in the trial of Thomas Fairbanks, 34, charged with...
August 18, 2011 - 7:34am
August 17, 2011
Jury of 12 plus 4 alternates picked in Mahnomen deputy shooting trial
CROOKSTON - With two jurors selected today, the panel of 16 sought by the judge for the trial of Thomas Fairbanks was reached. Opening arguments are expected to begin Wednesday, a week later than Minnesota District Judge Jeff Remick initially had hoped. During last-minute pre-trial...
August 17, 2011 - 7:35am
August 15, 2011
ANALYSIS: Details of Dewey's death may be key in Fairbanks trial
CROOKSTON - As the murder trial of Thomas Fairbanks approaches, a key issue appears to be whether when and how his alleged victim -- Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey -- died might affect how the jury decides the case. Minnesota District Judge Jeff Remick said Friday...
August 15, 2011 - 7:21am
August 4, 2011
Two jurors picked in Dep. Dewey murder trial
CROOKSTON - The first jurors were selected today in the murder trial of Thomas Fairbanks. The two men chosen, a Crookston man and a retired Army sergeant who lives in retirement on a Polk County lake were among the dozen people interviewed Tuesday and today in the trial expected to...
August 4, 2011 - 7:25am
November 24, 2010
High risk witnesses approved to appear in domestic abuse trial
"A security nightmare" is how authorities are reacting to a judge's ruling last week to bring back a convicted murder and a man convicted of numerous assaults to testify at the trial of a Lake George man charged in a domestic assault case. On Nov.
November 24, 2010 - 2:00pm