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By Jennifer Johnson/ Grand Forks Herald GRAND FORKS — A new task force at the University of North Dakota has been formed to develop the process for picking a new nickname and logo, according to the university on Friday. The announcement comes one month after the university vowed to start the process and after several racially charged incidents on campus put pressure on President Robert Kelley to distance the university from the Fighting Sioux nickname. The
By Crystal Dey/ Bemidji Pioneer A woman covered in blood was found sitting on the ground outside the Beltrami County Jail in June. Her attacker was convicted in Beltrami County Court on Tuesday. Jenna Catherine Roy, 22, of Bemidji plead guilty to a felony second-degree assault charge in July.
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.