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BY Pat Miller/Bemidji Pioneer It probably was only a matter of time before an invasive species would find its way to one of the major fishing lakes in the Bemidji area. A little more than a year ago zebra mussels were discovered in Lake Winnie and on Friday Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials confirmed that zebra mussels now h
Fargo police are investigating whether a man discovered with a head injury on the south side of the city early Monday morning could have been attacked with a hammer. Lt. Joel Vettel said police discovered the injured man outdoors in the 200 block of 23rd Street South at around 3:15 Monday morning. The man’s girlfriend had heard him calling for help and had come outside to see another man leaving the area, carrying a hammer, she told police. She had not seen whether the man had actually been attacked.
By Pippi Mayfield / DL newspapers Though it was never meant to be a controversial conversation, plenty of citizens with strong feelings toward logging showed up at Tuesday’s Becker County Board meeting. Last month, an environmental group presented information to the county board, asking them to put off logging county land for one year until there was more of a plan in place. Though the board had no intention of doing that from the beginning, those associat
Moorhead man was charged Thursday with assaulting his wife allegedly pretended to be a police officer and choked her when she answered the door.
By Robb Jeffries / For the Enterprise BY robb jeffries FORUM NEWS SERVICE It all started with a crayon. At least that was the rhetoric used during Thursday’s Minnesota Public Utilities Commission hearing regarding proposed alternate routes for the Sandpiper Pipeline project. The original route, along with the eight proposed “system alternatives,” came under fire from attorneys representing Canadian transportation company Enbridge, environmental groups and others, calling the routes on the table lines drawn on a map in crayon. The end result led the commission to vote in favor of devi
By Jennifer Stockinger / Forum News Service If you would have asked Savannah Cole three years ago if she ever thought she would be a Miss America candidate, her answer...
By Crystal Dey / Bemidjin Pioneer CASS LAKE -- The Cass Lake man involved in a crash that killed two people in May pleaded not guilty Monday in Cass County Court to felony criminal vehicular homicide. Michael James Stangel, 27, is charged with eight counts of criminal vehicular homicide.
By Sarah Volpenhein A Fosston, Minn., man was convicted of seven counts of child pornography in state district court in Crookston and sentenced to four years and three months in prison Wednesday. Timothy John Bakken, 54, was arrested in November after officers found child pornography on a hard drive recovered from his be
A man charged with soliciting prostitutes at a hotel here in March has pleaded guilty and was sentenced Thursday in Clay County District Court.
By Emily Welker / The Forum Photos of a boy at the heart of the Cass County administrator’s domestic assault trial were admitted into evidence Thursday and showed the child with a swollen, reddened eye injury from what the boy said were punches inflicted by Keith Berndt.