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BISMARCK — An oilfield housing complex developed by two men accused of defrauding investors out of $62 million in a Ponzi scheme abruptly closed last week, displacing more than 140 oilfield workers and leaving more than a dozen employees jobless and homeless in western North Dakota, according to court testimony here Monday.
The body of the man recovered from Little Detroit Lake on Friday has been identified as 33-year-old Markus Fales of Detroit Lakes, according to a news release from Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander. Law enforcement recovered Fales' body in a search of an area of Little Detroit Lake. According to Glander, around 2 p.m.
BELGRADE, Minn.—Sigfred Lundgren was of the first to arrive at Joseph “Scriver” Olson’s rural Belgrade home Feb.
By Trinity Gruenberg Independent News Herald Amber Franks allowed her students to pick a name to go on the back of her Pops Concert T-shirt.
HILLSBORO, N.D.—A judge here granted a request on Wednesday from a Portland woman who asked for a restraining order against her brother, to whom she once donated a kidney. Calling the case "really hard to believe," Traill County District Court Judge Thomas Olson granted the petition filed last week by Lori Thompson for a restraining order against her brother, Keith Flaten. The sister donated a kidney to Flaten in
Several fire departments were unable to stop a blaze from destroying an apartment building here Wednesday night. The fire at 40283 Otter Road, reported at about 4:30 p.m., did not cause any injuries, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office stated in a news release. The seven-unit building was a total loss, and tenants were staying with friends or relatives.
BY robb jeffries FORUM NEWS SERVICE Those anxiously awaiting word on the proposed Sandpiper pipeline across northern North Dakota and Minnesota have a bit of a wait ahead of them — to the dismay of many who are clamoring for pipelines to ease the overburdened oil train rail system and fears of more fiery crashes. After the April 13 delivery of Administrative Law Judge Eric Lipman’s recommendation to build the crude oil pipeline, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in the coming months willl be considering his report and render a decision if project owner Enbridge has presented enoug
A Verndale farm wife and program technician at the USDA’s Farm Service Agency office in Wadena has been charged with stealing more than $100,000 through a loan scam she is charged with engineering.
A Grafton woman accused of locking four young children in a dog cage pleaded not guilty Tuesday. A Sept. 29 jury trial has been set for Jordan Nelson, 23.
ELBOW LAKE, Minn. —A Maynard woman who had faced an attempted murder charge for stabbing her former boyfriend multiple times was sentenced Monday to more than six years of prison. Carly Lacey was sentenced instead on a charge of first-degree assault.