Forum News Service
The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, including the Dakotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. In addition to breaking and enterprise news, we offer a wide variety of sports, features, business, agriculture, outdoors and opinion content. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.
- Member for
- 5 years 4 months
While it was refreshing to see Congress pass the recent bipartisan spending bill to keep the government operating for another year, the 1,600-page budget bill contained some surprise provisions that...
Athorities say methamphetamine use and winter cold caused the deaths of two Mahnomen men whose bodies were found several weeks after they disappeared. Frank Brown, 31, of Naytahwaush went missing Oct. 4 and his body was found Oct. 17. Dennis Lang, Jr., 23, of Mahnomen was missing nearly two weeks before his body was located Nov.
The high-speed chase that left a Fergus Falls City Council member and Minnesota State University Moorhead instructor dead seems out of a character for the man, according to those who served with him. Mayor Hal Leland said Tim Rundquist, 52, who began his term in January, was a “very good council member.” “He was analytical and well-aware of the issues and what we needed to do,” said Leland, who briefly visited with Rundquist’s wife, Heather, a
The killing of two New York City Police Department officers on Saturday was another tragic chapter in 2014, a year unfortunately marred by racial tensions and accusations of police overreach...
Two Wisconsin men died after being swept away by large waves Tuesday along the Lake Superior shore near Tofte. The Cook County Sheriff’s Office reported that authorities were notified just after 3 p.m. that a person was in Lake Superior near Bluefin Bay Resort.
The person killed following an 11-mile police chase in Otter Tail County has been identified as Timothy Rundquist, a Fergus Falls City Council member and Minnesota State University Moorhead professor.
A Cass Lake man facing eight counts of criminal vehicular homicide has amended his not guilty plea under terms of a plea agreement Cass County Court. Michael James Stangel, 28, was arrested in May after he was involved in a crash that killed two people north of Palace Casino. Stangel pleaded not guilty in September; and under a plea agreement with prosecutors, six of the charges against him were dismissed Dec. 8. Stangle remains charged with operating a motor vehicle in a grossly negligent manner under the influence of alcohol.
A Fergus Falls man who pleaded guilty to murdering his nephew was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison on Friday. On the first day of testimony during a trial in Otter Tail County District Court in October, Michael Alan Burris halted proceedings by deciding to plead guilty.
By Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald A black lab and her 10 puppies are safe after being abandoned in a box next to a Dumpster Wednesday night in south Grand Forks during single-digit temperatures. The temperature had reached about 6 degrees when the litter was discovered around 6 p.m. and animal control was notified.
An attorney filed motions in district court Wednesday seeking to dismiss a charge of child endangerment against Angela Brown, who has used medical cannabis to treat her son. Immediately after the hearing, Brown, 38, of Madison, and attorney Michael Hughes of Bend, Ore., gathered with reporters at the Pantry Café in downtown Madison and said they are prepared to go to trial to maintain her inno