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By Brandi Jewett / Grand Forks Herald The Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department apprehended its first set of suspects using an unmanned aircraft at night after a traffic stop and foot chase Sunday. The flight marks the first nighttime mission the agency has flown, and officials say it could even be the first of its kind in the country, according to a news release.
PERHAM, Minn. – The driver of a Ford pickup truck died Monday when the horse trailer he was pulling had a mechanical failure, causing his truck to roll, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Dennis Pedersen, 51, of Fergus Falls was eastbound on Highway 10 west of Perham when a mechanical problem with his horse trailer caused the truck and trailer to roll over at about 5 p.m. Pedersen was ejected from the truck and died at the scene.
By Emily Welker / The Forum The mother of a Barnesville 9-year-old who turned her parents in to police for an alleged marijuana grow operation in the family home has been charged with selling drugs. Jodi Anne Miller, 38, was charged Friday in Clay County District Court with one count of fifth-degree possession and one count of fifth-degree sale of marijuana, both felonies.
By Jake Laxen / St. Cloud Times SARTELL, Minn. – While authorities investigate the death of 18-year-old North Dakota State University student Thomas Bearson, about 1,250 people gathered for a funeral service Monday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.
MOORHEAD, Minn. – There are still many questions in the death of Thomas Gregory Bearson, but police got one answer on Thursday. Someone killed him. Who that someone is remains...
A rural East Grand Forks man was injured in a tractor accident Saturday afternoon, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a man pinned under a tractor at about 2:30 p.m. Saturday, according to a press release.
By Emily Welker / The Forum FArgo - To those of us who aren’t up on our beverage industry lingo, they sound like the word for the noise Cookie Monster makes while eating: growlers. But to the city’s growing ranks of craft beer aficionados, they’re a half-gallon of delight, a means of conveying specialty beers to your home from the brewery. And unless a proposal to change Fargo’s liquor laws goes through, breweries are by and large the only way you can buy a growler here. With the rise in popularity of craft beers and the relative scarcity of the small
Several NDSU students are calling out the university's lack of communication after Bearson went missing. They say most of the student body on campus found out about Tom's disappearance through social media or word of mouth from friends. In most emergency situations, students say they get text alerts and emails informing them of the situation. So when one of their own went missing, students were shocked they didn't receive any notification. Ian Godf
The felony jury trial for an Arizona man charged with sexually abusing an infant began Wednesday at Stark County Courthouse. Dan Pruett’s trial is scheduled to continue Thursday, and into Friday, Saturday and Monday.
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer The Clearwater County Sheriff finished his final fight Tuesday. Mike Erickson, 54, was Clearwater County Sheriff for eight years; he spent the last two battling cancer.