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By RPorter/ Wadena Pioneer Journal After another three and a half hours of work on Sept. 15, Wadena County commissioners were able to identify about $330,000 that could be cut from the budgets for 2015 proposed by department heads in August. The discussions among commissioners were intense and focused.
Wet springs are bad for pheasants but can be great for waterfowl, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2014 report on the duck breeding populations indicated that this year. That could be good news for hunters who will kick off their season on Saturday for the Minnesota waterfowl opener. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimated the breeding duck numbers based on surveys conducted in May and early June.
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer A Bemidji man accused of running over a woman’s arm and dragging her down a driveway with his car in August pleaded not guilty...
B y Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer Beltrami County warrant has been issued for one the of three people arrested in a conspiracy to transport methamphetamine from the Twin Cities to the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Delisha Rae Rodriguez, 25, of Richfield was arrested in May along with Alex Dejesus-Zu
A Windom, Minn., man was ordered Monday to serve 15 years in prison for shaking his 3-month-old son and causing him a serious head injury. Robert Allen Duckstad, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of child abuse, a Class A felony, in state district court in Grand Forks. According to the criminal complaint, Duckstad had just worked the overnight shift and was “tired, frustrated and stressed” when he returned home one morning in June 2013. His son was bei
By Kathleen Bryan /Foum News Service Jason Pepple made a direct plea Tuesday to the driver of the hit-and-run that killed his 23-month-old daughter.
FARGO – Hundreds of mourners gathered Tuesday evening at North Dakota State University and at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell, Minn., to mark the life of Thomas Bearson with candlelight vigils.After news that the 18-year-old freshman’s body had been found in south Moorhead Tuesday morning, NDSU campus leaders quickly organized a vigil at the Babbling Brook near the library. More than 200 students gathered together.
A Fargo woman is behind bars after police say she slammed into the back of a stopped ambulance going about 60 mph while fleeing a traffic stop.
By John Myers / Duluth News Tribune A 49-year-old Grand Rapids man has been charged with giving his wife a lethal dose of the painkilling drug Fentanyl. Terry Wayne Richards was charged with third degree murder for buying the drug and giving it to his wife his wife at their home on Friday, according to the office of Itasca County Attorney John Muhar.
Paul Bunyan Communications is spearheading a new regional broadband network that executives tout as one of the largest of its kind in the United States.