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By Lorna Benson / MPR TWin Cities doctors and nurses say they can safely handle an Ebola patient, but state health officials are hearing a different story from hospital labs...
The North Dakota Supreme Court this past week heard oral arguments from a pair of cases related to the North Dakota Legislature’s 2013 decision to criminalize refusal to submit to a chemical test in suspected drunken driving cases. Both cases involved an October 2013 traffic stop and both cases were presided over by South Central District Court Judge Bruce Haskell. In the case of the State of North Dakota versus Danny Birchfield, Birchfield was arrested by a
The search for a missing woman in Becker County is being scaled back. Melissa Dawn Eagleshield, 42, has been missing since Sunday night. She was last seen at 40277 County Road 126 near Island Lake. Police have been looking for her on foot and using helicopters,
More people than ever, thankfully, know about breast cancer. One can’t miss all the pink ribbons, walks and fundraising events that spread awareness of the disease. Yet, a new first-of-its-kind survey reveals that most Minnesotans know little to nothing about metastatic breast cancer (MBC) – the deadliest form of the disease.
The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding a man who has been missing since Saturday night. Brown is described as 5-foot, 10-inches tall, 200 pounds, with short dark hair, brown eyes and a short beard and mustache. His car was found in Naytahwaush on a trail near a wooded area. A search was held on Tuesday night until dark and resumed Wednesday m
By Emily Welker / The Forum A Moorhead man is accused of illegally tattooing 14-year-old girls and then posting photos of the tattoos on their private parts on Facebook as advertisements. Court documents filed Friday in Clay County District Court with the criminal charges against Ralph “Monster” Curiel, 35, state the case came to the attention of police in October 2012, but that Curiel appeared to h
Thursday marked the end of the epic nine-week divorce trial of Oklahoma’s richest man, oil magnate and Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm. With billions of dollars of company wealth at stake, the unusually secretive trial could end with the largest divorce judgment in history. During the proceedings, lawyers for Harold Hamm and his wife of 26 years, Sue Ann Hamm, presented starkly different views of how much wealth should be divided by the court.
A federal judge last week sentenced three Cass Lake members of the Native Mob to more than 103 years total in federal prison. Former Native Mob leader Wakinyon Wakan McArthur, 36, received a sentence of 43 years on Sept. 30 in Minneapolis, a release from the U.S. Attorney's office said. Anthony Francis Cree, 27, was sentenced to 24.3 years and William Earl Morris, 27, was sentenced to 35 years.
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer Journal Fright fanatics needn't wait any longer to get their Halloween horror fix. NightScreams opens Friday night in Bena. Three years ago, Big Winnie General Store owners Arnold and Matthew Dahl-Wooley concocted a plan to give back to the community -- NightScreams was born.
A mentally ill man who was allegedly beaten by fellow inmates in Beltrami County jail and then furloughed so the county wouldn't have to pay medical expenses filed a civil rights lawsuit Monday. Theran Stai, 46, filed claims at the U.S. District Court in Minneapolis against both Beltrami County as a whole and individual county staff, including jail administrators and Sheriff Phil Hodapp.