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The night she was taken to jail was the start of many adjustments Terina Parr and her family would make. That night, Parr’s younger son, who is autistic, went without his ritual bedtime hug, causing him to “wail uncontrollably,” said Parr, a 46-year-old former teacher’s aide at Fertile-Beltrami High School, who was arrested last year on ch
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton praised an Esko High School athlete for her actions during the recent state high school cross country meet. Kailee Kiminski, an Esko senior, was racing in...
By Bethany Wesley / Bemidji Tribune BEMIDJI, Minn. – Have you noticed your paint is costing just a little bit more these days? On Nov. 1, Minnesota’s new paint stewardship program went into effect, causing the price of paint to increase, by 75 cents per gallon, to fund the program to encourage and support the recycling of unused paint.
By Peter Passi / Duluth News Tribune Matthew Fijalkiewicz was making the familiar late-night drive from his weekend job at the Duluth Holiday Inn to his home in Superior Sunday, when something went horribly wrong. “There was just this loud bang,” he said.
Police arrested a Bismarck man last week on allegations he raped a member of his family at their East Grand Forks home over several years when she was 15 to 18 years old, according to court records. Duane Todd Fettig, 43, was scheduled to make his first appearance in Minnesota’s 9th District Court in Crookston on Nov. 14 on four felony charges, including incest. The 22-year-old victim reported the abuse to Bismarck police in April, who then notified the East Grand Forks Police Department.
By John Lamb /The Forum Cher has canceled the remaining 23 shows of her tour, including a Feb. 4 date at the Fargodome. The announcement was made on the singer’s website, http://cher.com , late Thursday afternoon.
BEMIDJI -- Despite Wednesday’s snow and wind, a regional warming trend over the weekend will mean a slight respite from this week’s cold temperatures. The forecast from the National Weather...
A Detroit Lakes woman is accused of stealing more than $140,000 from her employer over four years. 44-year-old Stephanie Disse is charged with seven criminal counts including theft, fraud, and forgery. Court documents say while working as an office manager for DOW Acoustics, Inc., she used a company credit card for personal use and paid herself $74,000 in unearned sala
By Sarah Volpenheim / Grand Forks Herald A Crookston judge sentenced a 23-year-old man to two and a half years in prison last week for raping a co-worker while she continuously told him “no” last year. Jacob Miles Solberg, of Erskine, Minn., was convicted of third-degree criminal sexual conduct in state district court in Crookston and sentenced to two and a half years in prison, with credit for 44 days spent in jail. The victim reported the assault to law enforcement the day it happened in June 2013, according to court papers.
By Helmut Schmidt / The Forum MAHNOMEN, Minn. – Dennis Lang Jr.’s body was found in a farm field 12 miles east of here Nov.