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Some sticker shock may have spooked Becker County officials from possibly sharing a jail with Clay County in the near future. Officials from both counties met last week to discuss the possibility of building and sharing a new jail.
Arvig cable subscribers could lose popular Viacom channels, including MTV, Nickelodeon and TV Land, if a contract dispute isn’t resolved by March 31.
A Rosemount, Minn., cribbage game went a peg too far Friday night when a disgruntled man pulled a gun on his neighbor, prosecutors say. Peter E. Kvam, 60, was charged this week with second-degree assault and terroristic threats in the incident. He’s free on $25,000 bail. According to the charges: Police were called to an apartment complex in the city at about 9 p.m. Friday.
Audrey Morris, the 65-year-old charged last month with conspiring to make methamphetamine near a school in Grand Forks that could put her in prison for life, was jailed this week for testing positive for meth shortly after her initial court appearance. Morris and three other women were charged with Class AA felony conspiracy for what investigators said was a “shake and bake” meth cooking operation in an apartment across the street from Schroeder Middle School.
By Nathan Bowe / DL Newspapers DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Becker County Human Services Director Nancy Nelson resigned after clashing with other department heads, the county administrator and at least...
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - A man found dead Tuesday east of St. Cloud has been identified as a central Minnesota resident missing since December. The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office identified the body as that of Jamie Wylie, 31 of Foley, according to a report Wednesday from WJON radi .
By Kyle potter and Mike Nowatski / The Forum WASHINGTON — Casselton Fire Chief Tim McLean said his firefighters were prepared for the worst when an oil train ignited after striking a derailed grain train on Dec. 30. But he thought they’d be coping with anhydrous ammonia or another dangerous chemical — he never expected to battle Bakken crude. “We had no idea it was this volatile,” the fire chief said in an interview. Nonetheless, McLean told a U.S.
By Sarah Nelson Katzenburger/Brainerd Dispatch LITTLE FALLS — Byron Smith appeared in court Tuesday in Morrison County for what will likely be his final appearance before his jury trial is set to begin in April. Smith faces first-degree murder indictments in the November 2012 shooting deaths of Little Falls teenagers Nicholas Brady and Haile Kifer. Smith admitted to shooting the teens after they allegedly entered his home without permission.
EEMAN, S.D. -- A 7-year-old boy died Tuesday after he was accidentally shot by his 9-year-old brother at a home in Freeman in southeastern South Dakota.
ST. PAUL - North Dakota oil is a regular discussion item around the Minnesota Legislature, with improving communications among oil transportation companies, public safety officials and state government the latest topic. Primarily, lawmakers have concentrated on how to deal with oil spills, explosions and other disasters, but they also have begun dipping into financial issues. Wednesday, the Senate transportation committee plans to take action on a trio of bills to improve railroad and pipeline oil safety.