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A Ponzi scheme that promised investors high rates of return on North Dakota oilfield housing defrauded hundreds of investors worldwide out of $62 million, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said in documents filed Tuesday. The SEC filed a complaint in U.S. District Court against North Dakota Developments LLC, Robert L. Gavin and Daniel J.
The superintendent and high school principal of the Sawyer Public School System in north-central North Dakota has been charged with three felony counts for having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy. According to Minot police investigators, Charles Soper, 50, who lives in Minot, began contact with
The woman accused of running over a 6-year-old boy with an ATV made her first court appearance today. Abigail Feist of Pelican Rapids is accused of hitting a person and driving off without stopping. The six-year-old sustained minor injuries from the accident. Feis
A Wisconsin man who had just been in a fight with his girlfriend armed himself with two guns, cycled to a scenic bridge and opened fire, killing a father and his daughter along with another man before taking his own life, police said on Monday. Sergio Daniel Valencia del Toro, 27, killed Jonathan Stoffel, 33, his daughter Olivia, 11, and Adam Bentdahl, 31, and critically wounded Erin Stoffel, 32, police said. The
A 20-year-old Balaton, Minn., man tied to the shooting of Daniel Scheff in July near Granite Falls, Minn., is now alleged to have murdered two people last week in their Balaton home. Derek Michael Hexum is alleged to have killed James Donald Hively, 75, and Catherine Agnes Hively, 71, after breaking into
A Fargo man is accused of assaulting a Detroit Lakes police officer. It happened in Detroit Lakes Monday around 5:40 p.m. as officers were investigating a stalking case, Chief Tim Eggebraaten said. He said an officer handcuffed a suspect and while doing a pat-down when the suspect managed to slip out of the handcuffs. The suspect then started fighting with officer Joseph Sternhagen.
By Grace Lyden / The Forum In the 2013-14 school year, North Dakota State University waived $5.6 million in tuition for out-of-state students, a figure that's up from $3.3 million...
Unlike the Minnesota House of Representatives, the state Senate underscored its commitment to Greater Minnesota communities by including in its tax bill a provision to increase funding for Local Government...
Talk to any parent who has lost a child and they'll say there is nothing that compares. Kyle Nelson was just 20 when he died from injuries in a rollover near Geneseo just months ago.
A Cooper’s hawk from Yellow Medicine County is the first Minnesota wild bird to test positive for the highly pathogenic avian influenza HPAI virus that has infected poultry farms across Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported Thursday morning. The Cooper’s Hawk was recovered April 14 after it flew on to the deck of a home in St. Leo in the western portion of the county and died.