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By Al Edenlof / Alexandria Echo Press An Osakis couple faces felony charges for allegedly possessing methamphetamine and other drugs at their home where their 9-year-old daughter also lives. The couple, Carla Colleen Wardell, 49, and Jay Brian Wardell, 52, are separated but live in the same residence at 500 East Main Street. According to the criminal complaint, Osakis Police Chief Chad Gulbranson and a county probation agent went to the Wardells’ home on S
Martina McBride, one of the biggest names in country music, will perform at the Sanford Center in Bemidji on Dec. 14. McBride is a four-time Female Vocalist of the Year by the Country Music Association and has 14 Grammy nominations, along with 20 Top 10 hits, including six No. 1 singles.
Bemidji may be home to an indoor medical cannabis farm as soon as summer if a potential application is approved by the state. A group from Bemidji plans to apply...
There were no serious injuries in an accident that happened between a pickup and an Amish buggy in Becker County late last week. The accident happened Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
By John Myers / Duluth News Tribune Minnesota drivers will face a 1-in-88 chance of hitting a deer on the state’s highways this year, according to a report released Monday by the nation’s largest auto insurance company.
BY Pat Miller/Bemidji Pioneer It probably was only a matter of time before an invasive species would find its way to one of the major fishing lakes in the Bemidji area. A little more than a year ago zebra mussels were discovered in Lake Winnie and on Friday Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials confirmed that zebra mussels now h
Fargo police are investigating whether a man discovered with a head injury on the south side of the city early Monday morning could have been attacked with a hammer. Lt. Joel Vettel said police discovered the injured man outdoors in the 200 block of 23rd Street South at around 3:15 Monday morning. The man’s girlfriend had heard him calling for help and had come outside to see another man leaving the area, carrying a hammer, she told police. She had not seen whether the man had actually been attacked.
By Pippi Mayfield / DL newspapers Though it was never meant to be a controversial conversation, plenty of citizens with strong feelings toward logging showed up at Tuesday’s Becker County Board meeting. Last month, an environmental group presented information to the county board, asking them to put off logging county land for one year until there was more of a plan in place. Though the board had no intention of doing that from the beginning, those associat
Moorhead man was charged Thursday with assaulting his wife allegedly pretended to be a police officer and choked her when she answered the door.
By Robb Jeffries / For the Enterprise BY robb jeffries FORUM NEWS SERVICE It all started with a crayon. At least that was the rhetoric used during Thursday’s Minnesota Public Utilities Commission hearing regarding proposed alternate routes for the Sandpiper Pipeline project. The original route, along with the eight proposed “system alternatives,” came under fire from attorneys representing Canadian transportation company Enbridge, environmental groups and others, calling the routes on the table lines drawn on a map in crayon. The end result led the commission to vote in favor of devi