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SARTELL, Minn.--The parents of slain North Dakota State University student Thomas Bearson want the people who were with him shortly before his death to take lie-detector tests. The parents' statement on Wednesday came a day after Bearson's girlfriend, Erica Traut, wrote on social media that people connected to the unsolved homicide had refused to take polygraph tests requested by police.
FARGO — Even if you count spaces and punctuation, Douglas Legler's obituary in today's Forum is shorter than his name . It reads simply: "Doug Died." Many people use an obituary to weave a detailed narrative of a loved one's life.
Authorities are searching for a Badger, Minn., man, who was reported missing in Grand Forks over the weekend. The Grand Forks Police Department received the report Sunday that Aaron Thomas Pigeon, 25, Badger, Minn., was last seen in the Grand Forks area at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday.
Staples, Minn., area conservation officer Jeff Halverson has been handling a lot of bear calls this year, but one recent call was from a local who handled the bear for him. A resident near Motley found a bear cub whose mother had been killed. Knowing that he was orphaned, the cowboy decided to get the cub out of a nearby tree so it could be removed by Halverson. He did it with his own lasso. "The mom was killed on the highway and the cub was up a tree," Halverson said.
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GRAND FORKS — A 30-year-old Grand Forks man has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to having sex with a 16-year-old foster child. Kerry Allison Knutson admitted to luring minors by computer and corruption
MOORHEAD – A semi-truck was driving “extremely close” to a pickup before the Interstate 94 crash Tuesday morning that killed two Park Christian students, authorities said Wednesday. Though the semi didn’t hit the pickup carrying the four Moorhead students heading to a basketball camp in Wisconsin, Minnesota State Patrol investigators want to talk to the semi driver to find out what he or she knows. Patrol Lt.
MINNEAPOLIS — Part of Interstate 35W south of downtown Minneapolis was closed after a woman jumped to her death during the Tuesday morning commute, officials said.
FARGO—A man fought off a "vicious" dog in a neighborhood here Tuesday morning, stabbing the dog with a pocket knife after it attacked him. The man was walking on the sidewalk in the 400 block of Seventh Avenue South when the dog charged him, said Fargo police Sgt. Shannon Ruziska.