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By Jennifer Johnson / Grand Forks Herald Standing among a throng of football players at Central High School on Friday, student Baylee Bjorge was anxiously anticipating one of the biggest moments of her high school career. She was moments away from being chosen as the school’s homecoming queen.
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A 23-year-old man is in custody after a shooting involving a Polk County Sheriff's deputy on Thursday near Crookston.
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.