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Police investigating a string of burglaries at UND ended up uncovering a drug pipeline that sent methamphetamine from the Twin Cities to North Dakota. Charges are expected against two men suspected of stealing thousands of dollars worth of electronics from UND, exchanging them for meth in Minneapolis and transporting them back to North Dakota, said Sgt.
The parents of a North Dakota State University student killed last fall say they knew their son, Tom Bearson, was drinking at college, but he talked about doing better in a visit home the weekend before his death. Just a few days later, Greg and Debbie Bearson drove to Fargo to begin a three-day search for their son, who went missing on Sept.
WEST FARGO – A man who ran for mayor and city commissioner here has been ordered to serve six years in prison for possessing child pornography. Peter Karl, 52, of West Fargo was sentenced in Fargo’s federal court Monday on a charge of receipt of materials involving the sexual exploitation of minors. Karl must also spend a lifetime on supervised release after finishing his time in prison.
By Al Edenlof / Alexandria Echo Press A 61-year-old Garfield man was killed Monday morning in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 94 near Jamestown, North Dakota, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The name of the man who died has not been released pending notification of family. The patrol said the crash occurred at 8:26 a.m.
The family of the former North Dakota State University fullback who died on Sunday says they still don’t know what caused his death. Tyler Jangula died on Sunday in his sleep, two days after he had surgery on an Achilles tendon he tore playing basketball on Jan. 21, his younger sister, Rheanda Axtman, 26, told The Forum on Monday.
By Archie Ingersoll / The Forum A 27-year-old man accused of driving a Zamboni while drunk at a high school hockey game had a blood-alcohol level of over three times the legal limit, police said. A preliminary breath test showed that Steven James Anderson had a blood-alcohol level of 0.30 percent on Friday night, said Lt. Joel Vettel, a Fargo police spokesman.
Starting over on the new Vikings stadium with bird-safe, "fritted" glass would cause a delay of two to six months and incur at least $40 million to $80 million in costs, the head of the public stadium authority said Jan.
Mahnomen County officials suspect arson as the cause of a fire that destroyed an unoccupied house in Naytahwaush, Minn., Friday. A White Earth Police Department officer reported the fire at about 10 a.m. Friday, according to a report from the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Department.
By Kevin Bonham / Grand Forks Herald CROOKSTON, Minn.
By Amy Dalrymple / The Forum WILLISTON, N.D.