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By Wendy Reuer / The Forum MOORHEAD – Provocative clothing is welcome at Friday’s Minnesota State University Moorhead Stop Rape SlutWalk here. Participants need not wear revealing or suggestive clothing, but some will don their “sluttiest” attire at a march meant to rail against blaming victims of sexual assault and abuse. Or as the organizers of a SlutWalk in the Twin Cities describe in their mission statement as the motto of the event: It’s not “Don’t get raped,” it’s “Don’t rape.”
NEW YORK - A fired Bismarck anchorman finished up his tour of New York talk shows with David Letterman trying to get him to consider going back to his old job in North Dakota. A.J. Clemente joked along with the late-night comedian, saying he's hoping ESPN would call first.
MOORHEAD – The WDAY TV family has lost one of the pioneers in broadcast news here in the Red River Valley. Former anchor Marv Bossart passed away Tuesday at the age of 79. Bossart had been battling Parkinson's disease for several years, a disease he spoke about and shared with our viewers. Bossart spent 42 years at WDAY as the familiar face on the 6 and 10 p.m. news.
The Bismarck anchorman fired after opening his first-ever broadcast with a pair of obscenities will appear on “The Late Show” with David Letterman tonight. “The Late Show” announced via its Twitter account Tuesday night that it would feature fired reporter A.J. Clemente on its Wednesday night show.
By Bryan Horwath / Dickinson Press - DICKINSON, N.D. — In real estate, there is a common saying based on the importance of “location, location, location” when assessing market value. Apparently, the location people are talking about is Dickinson. The city on Friday sent out letters outlining new yearly assessment numbers for owners of homes and business properties, sending some into near-panic mode. Overall, homes in Dickinson have been assessed on average 26 percent higher than a year ago while commercial real estate went up a whopping 42 percent.
While most people in our area might see the recent late-winter weather as an irritating inconvenience, for a select group of workers, it means a major disruption of their livelihood. The farmers in and around Wadena County now have to contend with problems like delayed planting for corn, less hay to use as feed and newborn calves that have to spend the first hours of their lives in harsher conditions.
BEMIDJI – The opening day of the walleye and northern pike fishing seasons on Minnesota inland lakes is less than three weeks away. In a normal year, Bemidji area anglers have already tested their boats, motors and trailers on the open water and have made all of the necessary preparations to guarantee a trouble-free day on the water. But this is not a normal year.
Sheriff Kelly Shannon said 30-year-old Scott Allan Sellers and 20-year-old Arlan Ray Bergstrom escaped from the jail by removing a metal plate from the handicap shower, then breaking out a 9-inch-wide window before lowering themselves to the ground. Sellers’ arm was cut severely by broken glass in the escape.
With April, May and June combining for the highest percentage of unbelted teen traffic deaths during the past three years, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety is urging parents to reinforce safe driving habits for their kids during prom season and the end of the school year. Over the past three years, there have been 30 teen motor vehicle occupant deaths in April, May and June, and 63 percent of those killed were not buckled up.
Chapter 7 is a petition to liquidate assets and discharge debts. Chapter 11 is a petition for protection from creditors and to reorganize. Chapter 12 is a petition for family farmers to reorganize. Chapter 13 is a petition for wage earners to readjust debts. Filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court Minnesota Bankruptcy filings from the following counties: Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Norman, Otter Tail, Polk, Traverse, Wadena and Wilkin. William and Alisha Dorman, also known as Alisha Peterson, Barrett, Chapter 7.