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The wreckage of a single-engine plane piloted by the son of Forum columnist Curtis Eriksmoen has been found in Greenland after a weeklong search, according to a news outlet there. The remains of the plane and its pilot, Paul Eriksmoen, were located Wednesday on the island of Kulusuk, on Greenland’s eastern coast, near t
A former business manager for a northwest Minnesota school district convicted of one count of falsifying financial records is now running for the district’s School Board. Arlys Strandberg of Strathcona said she’s running for the Greenbush Middle River School Board “for positive reasons” after an investigation found she falsified records to hide how much overtime she and other employees were being paid. From fiscal year 2001 to 2013, Strandberg rece
By Matt Wellens / Duluth News Truibune About a week ago, I would have told you one of the dorkiest and worst investments you can make is buying a personalized sports jersey.
LONGVILLE -- A small airplane was reported on fire following a crash at the Longville Airport Tuesday afternoon. At 12:53 p.m. the Cass County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of an airplane crash in Longville, which is approximately an hour southeast of Bemidji. The pilot and passenger, from Denison, Iowa, were transported to the Brainerd Hospital, according to a release from the sheriff's office.
From left) Sheriff Phil Hodapp, Carol and Ron Johnson thank those in attendance Wednesday evening during a special Celebrate Volunteers event at the Law Enforcement Center. The event hosted the Johnsons and those who saved Ron’s life on Aug. 2 during the Dragon Boat Races on Lake Bemidji.
BY Pippi Mayfield DL NEWSPAPERS Talk about playing nicely in the sandbox together. Members of the Becker County and Hubbard County boards of commissioners met Thursday in a joint work session to talk about the possibility of shared services in a few different departments. Both entities came away agreeable to working together. The main topic of discussion for sharing is inmates.
Two people were hurt after a driver apparently fell asleep and ran off the road in Becker County Tuesday night. The Minnesota State Patrol says James Casto, who's 19 and from Hibbing, MN, was driving west on Highway 34 near Park Rapids. Casto fell asleep and his car ran off the road and rolled. The crash happened about 11:30 Tuesday night. Casto and his passenger Hilary Schultz, who's 25 and from Detroit Lakes, MN, were both hurt. Troopers say their injuries are not life-threatening.
North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven and three other senators on Tuesday introduced an act they say would streamline energy infrastructure projects like the Keystone XL by eliminating the presidential permit requirement when crossing the Canadian or Mexican border, according to a release from Hoeven’s office.
Guy Fieri visited the Northland in July to tape another series of segments for his Food Network show “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.” The first of the new segments is set to debut this week. Shorty’s Pizza and Smoked Meat in Superior is set to be featured in an episode debuting at 9 p.m. Friday. Pak’s Green Corner in Duluth is scheduled to be included in an episode debuting at 9 p.m. Sept.
By Al Edenlof / Alexandria Echo Press An Osakis couple faces felony charges for allegedly possessing methamphetamine and other drugs at their home where their 9-year-old daughter also lives. The couple, Carla Colleen Wardell, 49, and Jay Brian Wardell, 52, are separated but live in the same residence at 500 East Main Street. According to the criminal complaint, Osakis Police Chief Chad Gulbranson and a county probation agent went to the Wardells’ home on S