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School bus runs over boy's legs in front of Pelican Rapids High School
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
Panthers drop third section game in a row
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
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
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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
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Cody’s Corner: Briards are great dogs
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