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September 14, 2018
$16,000 worth of hash oil, marijuana seized in Osage
September 14, 2018 - 10:24am
Lottery scams defrauded elderly Minnesota man of $825,000, court papers say
September 14, 2018 - 6:00am
September 12, 2018
Bentley Joe Lewis Koski, 11-months old, of Tower, Minn., was killed in a house fire on Aug. 2, 2017. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
A baby died in a house fire in Minnesota; now the babysitter who abandoned him is on trial
September 12, 2018 - 9:20pm
Extra enforcement leads to 1,369 drunken driving arrests in Minnesota
September 12, 2018 - 11:42am
Minnesota deputy survives head-on crash with alleged drunk driver
September 12, 2018 - 10:08am
September 7, 2018
An example of fake currency.
Illustration courtesy U.S. Secret Service
Counterfeit currency being used in Wadena area
September 7, 2018 - 3:31pm
September 6, 2018
After setting their gill net, Anishinaabe Todd Thompson and Jim Northrup paddle for the shore of Gull Lake  in Nisswa with the Minnesota Department of Natural resources officers in the background. Thompson and Northrup were later cited for fishing with a gill net. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Judge hears claim fish netting on northern Minnesota lake protected under 1855 treaty
September 6, 2018 - 4:49pm
September 5, 2018
This is the pair of ruby slippers that were worn in the Wizard of Oz that were stolen in 2005. Forum News Service file photo
Stolen 'Wizard of Oz' ruby slippers finally recovered
September 5, 2018 - 9:00am
September 4, 2018
Inmate dies in Beltrami County Jail
September 4, 2018 - 7:40pm
September 1, 2018
The Let's Go Fishing pontoon boat remains on display Thursday, Aug. 30 off State Highway 34 after having its front awning stolen a week earlier. The thieves left behind the rear awning and protective tarp. (Robin Fish/Enterprise)
Canopy stolen from Let's Go Fishing pontoon
September 1, 2018 - 12:30pm
Paul Bright
Sex offender moving within Park Rapids
September 1, 2018 - 9:00am
August 31, 2018
St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Ballarat, Australia, April 9, 2018. (Asanka Brendon Ratnayake / Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
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August 31, 2018 - 3:09pm
August 29, 2018
Caycee Lynn Bregel, 25, of St. Paul, has been charged with 13 counts of animal mistreatment — one of which is a felony — after a May search of her rural Dakota County animal-rescue operation uncovered 64 dead cats and more than 40 other neglected animals. (Dakota County sheriff’s office photo courtesy of KSTP)
Woman charged after discovery of 64 dead cats
August 29, 2018 - 8:00pm
State report shows slight rise in crime
August 29, 2018 - 10:00am
August 28, 2018
Joe Atkins of Dakota Countyu (Courtesy of the Minnesota House of Representatives)
Phone scammers preying on Minnesota Nice, but the key is don't answer
August 28, 2018 - 8:58pm