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 8 months
Environmental groups on Wednesday filed a legal challenge to the U.S. State Department’s approval of a major increase of Canadian tar sands oil flowing through Enbridge Energy pipelines into the...
An interesting quirk about North Dakota and Minnesota is that comparatively few young people from these states wind up enlisting in the Armed Forces. “According to data provided by the Department of Defense, people between the ages of 18 and 24 from Florida, Georgia or Maine are around twice as likely to join the Armed Forces than their counterparts in states like North Dakota or Utah,” BusinessInsider.com reported in July. “Differences exist at the regional level as well.
Two 4-year-old boys are hospitalized but conscious and alert after a near-drowning Tuesday afternoon at a Casselton hotel, authorities say. CPR was performed on the unrelated boys after Cass County...
Three people were injured when a small school bus got into a head-on sideswipe crash Sunday with a pickup south of Ulen on Highway 32 at 130th Avenue, the State Patrol reported. The crash between the GMC Sierra and the bus occurred about 6:41 a.m., the Patrol reported. All three of those involved suffered non-life-threatening injuries, Clay County Deputy Mike Trygg said. The driver of the pickup and two juvenile boys, ages 14 and 15, who ha
Two North Dakota State University students submitted two-page essays on an unlikely topic last month: “Why UND is a good school.”
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer A Bemidji man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for his part in a methamphetamine drug bust in the Puposky area in June. Shawn Elston Jackson, 47, was convicted Monday in Beltrami County District Court on two counts of felony first-degree drug sale. Jackson was sentenced to 86 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St.
A man faces child pornography charges after he allegedly videotaped a girl while she was in the bathroom and in bed via a secret, hidden camera. Court documents say the girl discovered she was being taped when she found a camera hidden inside the man’s sweatshirt as she was using the bathroom. The girl allegedly reported her concerns to Clay County Sheriff’s Office officers, with whom she reviewed the man’s computer contents, discovering video of the girl while she was sleeping, with the man undressing her in her sleep, court documents say. The man, Korinth Andrew F
A former teacher at Voyageurs Expeditionary School in Bemidji has been sentenced to four months in jail for felony criminal sexual conduct after he was found guilty of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student. Paul Joseph Johnson, 49, of Backus, Minn., was sentenced Monday in Beltrami County District Court to 120 days local confinement in the Beltrami County Jail.
The North Dakota University System has launched an app to encourage responsible alcohol consumption. “What’s Your Buzz” is similar to other drink monitoring apps in that it calculates a person’s blood alcohol concentration based on gender, weight and the number and type of beverages consumed.
By Adrian Glass Moore Following a public spat between the prosecution and the defense, a judge has issued a gag order in the case of two hockey players accused of creating and sharing a video of sex with a minor.