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By Eric Morken / Forum News Service Seven-year-old Nolan LaMere got a second chance at a fish of a lifetime and made good on it from his dock on Lobster Lake the weekend of October 18. Nolan’s mom and dad, Annie and Ryan LaMere, own a cabin on Lobster Lake but live in the Twin Cities area.
By Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Service CHIPPEWA NATIONAL FOREST, Minn. – Taking down a tree in logging country is nothing out of the ordinary. But this is no ordinary tree.
By Adrian Glass-Moore The story of a Devils Lake runner who picked up an injured competitor during a cross country race and carried her about a quarter of a mile...
By Nathan Hanson / Forum News Service ROSEMOUNT, Minn. – When Rosemount police went to Ramona Murphy’s house they found a sink stacked with dirty dishes, food scraps scattered on...
By Wendy Reuer / The Forum ST FARGO – A high school coach here who the district removed from the sidelines last year despite student and parent uproar to have...
In less than a week, voters will be heading to the polls and making choices that will impact the future direction of their community, state and nation. Don’t let bad information mess with that process. Most of the candidates who are out door knocking deserve credit for working hard, reaching out to the public and talking about their campaigns in a fair and open manner. There are a few, however, who aren’t as forthright.
By Zach Zayser BEMIDJI -- Local candidates for Minnesota House of Representatives spots had their third and final debate Tuesday at City Hall. The forum featured the contest between Rep. Roger Erickson, DFL-Baudette, and Republican Dave Hancock in Minnesota House District 2A.
By Doug Belden / St. Paul Pioneer Press MNsure’s marketing department approved more than $925,000 in contract work without first obtaining required authorization, according to a financial audit released Tuesday by the state Office of the Legislative Auditor. The money was available and planned for in the budget, MNsure officials said, but they have since brought in a new marketing team and reorganized internal oversight to prevent similar situations from occurring again.
By Patrick Springer / The Forum California health officials have given notice that North Dakota is one of six states that could receive Ebola medical waste in the event the state has any material to incinerate. In a notice posted last week, the California Department of Public Health listed North Dakota as one of six states where California sends medical waste to be incinerated when onsite disposal is not available at medical centers.
The story of a Devils Lake girl who carried an injured competitor on her back in the last moments of a cross country race earlier this month will get another shot of national attention today. Melanie Bailey carried Fargo South runner Danielle LeNoue to a medical cart at the end of the Eastern Dakota Conference cross country meet Oct. 11 in Glyndon, Minn. The pair flew out to the Los Angeles area Monday, where they taped a segment Tuesday for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” WDAY-TV reported.