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By Pippi Mayfield / DL newspapers Though it was never meant to be a controversial conversation, plenty of citizens with strong feelings toward logging showed up at Tuesday’s Becker County Board meeting. Last month, an environmental group presented information to the county board, asking them to put off logging county land for one year until there was more of a plan in place. Though the board had no intention of doing that from the beginning, those associat
Moorhead man was charged Thursday with assaulting his wife allegedly pretended to be a police officer and choked her when she answered the door.
By Robb Jeffries / For the Enterprise BY robb jeffries FORUM NEWS SERVICE It all started with a crayon. At least that was the rhetoric used during Thursday’s Minnesota Public Utilities Commission hearing regarding proposed alternate routes for the Sandpiper Pipeline project. The original route, along with the eight proposed “system alternatives,” came under fire from attorneys representing Canadian transportation company Enbridge, environmental groups and others, calling the routes on the table lines drawn on a map in crayon. The end result led the commission to vote in favor of devi
By Jennifer Stockinger / Forum News Service If you would have asked Savannah Cole three years ago if she ever thought she would be a Miss America candidate, her answer...
By Crystal Dey / Bemidjin Pioneer CASS LAKE -- The Cass Lake man involved in a crash that killed two people in May pleaded not guilty Monday in Cass County Court to felony criminal vehicular homicide. Michael James Stangel, 27, is charged with eight counts of criminal vehicular homicide.
By Sarah Volpenhein A Fosston, Minn., man was convicted of seven counts of child pornography in state district court in Crookston and sentenced to four years and three months in prison Wednesday. Timothy John Bakken, 54, was arrested in November after officers found child pornography on a hard drive recovered from his be
A man charged with soliciting prostitutes at a hotel here in March has pleaded guilty and was sentenced Thursday in Clay County District Court.
By Emily Welker / The Forum Photos of a boy at the heart of the Cass County administrator’s domestic assault trial were admitted into evidence Thursday and showed the child with a swollen, reddened eye injury from what the boy said were punches inflicted by Keith Berndt.
By Patrick Springer / The Forum FARGO – The virus behind a wave of serious respiratory illnesses among children in the Midwest has not been confirmed by public health officials in North Dakota or Minnesota.
By Crystal Gey / Bemidji Pioneer BLACKDUCK -- A PrimeWest insurance card led Beltrami County Sheriff's deputies to two men involved in a Blackduck burglary. Derick Jay Borntrager, 28, of Hines, and Billie Joe Large, 25, of Bemidji, were connected to a burglary on Beighley Road NW in Blackduck in which two ATVs, a flatbed trailer, Miller beer collectible signs and firearms were stolen.