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By Ryan Johnson / The Forum Beth Doyle-Lautt has gotten used to the clutter in her house. A basement room is filled with boxes and totes, tools and extra furniture.
Drivers in North Dakota and Minnesota are among the most courteous in the nation, a new national survey found. According to a survey by Insure.com, 2,000 motorists from throughout the United States and the District of Columbia determined North Dakota drivers were the least rude and Minnesota motorists ranked fifth in the survey of 2,000 drivers conducted by Insure.com, a consumer insurance website.Idaho is home to the rudest drivers, according to the survey rele
By John Myers / Duluth News Tribune NASHWAUK, Minn. — The Republican candidate for Minnesota House District 6A on the Iron Range faces a civil trial in Itasca County this week after sawing his neighbor’s garage in half.
By Brad Dokken / Grand Forks Herald Madison Miller had permission to miss a week of school after drawing a hard-to-get elk tag in northwest Minnesota. She ended up only taking a day.An eighth-grader at Dakota Middle School in Eagan, Minn., Miller, 13, shot a 6x5 bull elk Sept.
By Paula Quam / DL Newspapers CORMORANT, Minn. – Tails are a waggin’ for the new mayor of Cormorant village. Duke the Dog, a Great Pyrenees who ran away with...
By Jennifer Johnson/ Grand Forks Herald GRAND FORKS — A new task force at the University of North Dakota has been formed to develop the process for picking a new nickname and logo, according to the university on Friday. The announcement comes one month after the university vowed to start the process and after several racially charged incidents on campus put pressure on President Robert Kelley to distance the university from the Fighting Sioux nickname. The
By Crystal Dey/ Bemidji Pioneer A woman covered in blood was found sitting on the ground outside the Beltrami County Jail in June. Her attacker was convicted in Beltrami County Court on Tuesday. Jenna Catherine Roy, 22, of Bemidji plead guilty to a felony second-degree assault charge in July.
By Jennifer Johnson / Grand Forks Herald Standing among a throng of football players at Central High School on Friday, student Baylee Bjorge was anxiously anticipating one of the biggest moments of her high school career. She was moments away from being chosen as the school’s homecoming queen.
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A 23-year-old man is in custody after a shooting involving a Polk County Sheriff's deputy on Thursday near Crookston.
The wreckage of a single-engine plane piloted by the son of Forum columnist Curtis Eriksmoen has been found in Greenland after a weeklong search, according to a news outlet there. The remains of the plane and its pilot, Paul Eriksmoen, were located Wednesday on the island of Kulusuk, on Greenland’s eastern coast, near t