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A man was arrested and several squad cars were damaged in a high speed chase that stretched from Detroit Lakes to Mahnomen County. The incident started at 11:24 a.m.
By Vickie Gerdes / DL-Online Detroit Lakes, Minn.
By Wendy Reuer / The Forum MOORHEAD – A 5-month-old baby girl died here Tuesday night after she was left in her car seat in a vehicle. Police Lt. Chris Carey said officers, along with Moorhead Fire and F-M Ambulance crew members, responded to the report of an unresponsive child at 1103 19th St. S.
MOORHEAD – Jamie Olson spoke loud and clear over the weeping teenagers assembled in a Clay County courtroom Monday as she told the standing-room- only crowd about the day her 17-year-old son died. On the August day last year, Olson took her son, Austin Wagar, shopping for a car of his own.
Authorities evacuated the Hugo’s grocery store at 1925 13th Ave. N. at about 10:30 Monday night after a bomb threat had been called in to the store. Grand Forks Police Department officers blocked off 20th Street between 12th Avenue North and Gateway Drive. Parts of 13th Avenue North also were blocked off. According to police, an employee at the store's customer service desk answered a phone just before 10:30 p.m.
FARGO – A standout North Dakota State University football player was charged Monday with felony aggravated assault, accused of beating a man unconscious in a downtown Fargo street after the bars let out early Sunday. Travis Beck, 21, is accused of striking 24-year-old Matthew Aanenson several times, knocking him unconscious in the 600 block of NP Avenue, according to a Fargo police report. Fargo police Deputy Chief Pat Claus said Aanenson was taken by ambulance to Sanford Medical Center with unknown injuries to his head.
Andrew Kerueger / Duluth News Tribune Just a few months shy of 100 years after it sank with all hands in a monstrous November storm, it appears that the freighter Henry B. Smith — one of the most sought-after lost wrecks of Lake Superior — has been found. A group of shipwreck hunters with Northland ties has found a previously undiscovered wreck sitting largely intact amid a spilled load of iron ore in about 535 feet of water offshore from Marquette, Mich., and all evidence points to it being the Smith.
By Ryan Bakken / Grend Forks Herald HATTON, N.D.
For nearly a year after her divorce, a former Eveleth woman opened up to a man she dated online, sharing intimate details of her personal life and struggles with her ex-husband. Then, prosecutors say, she got a surprise. Her ex-husband was the man on the other end of the computer. Brian Matthew Cornelius, a 36-year-old Sturgeon Lake man, created an elaborate online persona under an assumed name and with borrowed photographs to strike up a digital relationship with his former wife who now lives in West St.
"When I first saw the aurora doing its crazy moves in twilight I knew we were in for something special. The northeastern sky – still dusky blue – lit up with multiple rays and arcs. It only got better as darkness settled in," News Tribune photo editor Bob King wrote on his Astro Bob Areavoices blog early Friday morning. "The show went on and on and on.