It was a long journey, but Perham’s Cory Hepola fulfilled his dream. On March 23, it was announced that Hepola would become the new KARE 11 morning news anchor in Minneapolis. Hepola said, growing up, his dream was to be an anchor for a station in Minneapolis. Hepola will join Kim Insley on the 5-7 a.m.
Nicole Marie Blackburde, 25, of 26775 Lidstrom Road, Detroit Lakes, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of third-degree assault, substantial bodily harm. A felony charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, on Jan.