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By Brad Dokken / Grand Forks Herald Following the trend in neighboring states, pheasant numbers are up in North Dakota, and that’s good news for hunters going into Saturday’s pheasant opener. “I think it’s going to be a lot better than last year definitely,” said Matt Olson, regional biologist for Pheasants Forever in Lisbon. According to a recent report from the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, results from late-summer roadside surveys showed total pheasant numbers are up 30 percent from last year, and brood counts increased 37 percent. Game and Fis
Andrew Joseph Haman, 27, appeared Monday in Beltrami County District Court charged with felony fifth-degree possession of marijuana and psilocybin mushrooms. At approximately 2:24 p.m., Beltrami County Sheriff's Office deputies executed a search warrant at a residence on the 1600 block of Pamela Court NW.
By Zach Kayser / Bemidji Tribune A mentally ill man who was allegedly beaten by fellow inmates in Beltrami County jail and then furloughed so the county wouldn't have to...
By Zach Kayser / Bemidji Tribune A mentally ill man who was allegedly beaten by fellow inmates in Beltrami County jail and then furloughed so the county wouldn't have to pay medical expenses filed a civil rights lawsuit Monday.
By Emily Welker / The Forum A Fargo mother faces felony child abuse charges after allegedly dropping off her 7-year-old son at a motel room after driving drunk, then leaving him there all night while she went to a party.
A 28-year-old St. Paul man was located just after 11 a.m. Friday after spending the night in the woods, the Aitkin County Sheriff's office reported. Yang Vang had been hunting with a friend on the Aitkin/Pine County line when he became lost in the woods. The sheriff's office was alerted to the missing hunter at 9:45 p.m.
Authorities continue to search for a woman who went missing near here Sunday, a Becker County Sheriff’s Office news release said. Melissa Dawn Eagleshield, 42, was last seen at 40277 County Road 126 near Island Lake and was reported missing at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
By Carolyn Lange / West Central Tribune There will be no backyard chickens allowed in Atwater and there will be no discipline of the Atwater police chief after he killed a little boy’s pet chicken that was being kept in town against the current city ordinance.Th After listening to public comments and taking a straw poll of the nearly 30 residents at the meeting Wednesday, the Atwater City Council agreed not to pursue a proposed ordinance that would have allowed people to keep up to five chickens in their backyard. Citing concerns about smell, disease and attracting rats t
Devils Lake High School dress code policy that inflamed some parents and students this week was only intended to reiterate appropriate clothing for school, said Superintendent Scott Privratsky. The district’s dress code requiring yoga pants, leggings or tights to be “appropriately covered by other clothing” is the subject of some online talk after TV news segments aired Monday night and news and gossip blog Gawker picked up on the item. According to the broadcasts, an assistant principal had girls watch clips from the movie “Pretty Woman,” in which the main character i
By Mike Nowatzki / The Forum Officials say a $5 million injection of federal funds announced Tuesday will provide training for hundreds of first-responders in how to deal with dangerous incidents on the nation’s railroads, including oil-by-rail mishaps like the fiery derailment that shook Casselton in December. The funds will support Transportation Technology Center Inc.