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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.
By Sherri Richards / The Forum FARGO — Within 15 minutes Monday, all 150 tickets for the Saturday brunch at Monte’s were sold to fans eager for football and fine dining. The downtown restaurant at 220 Broadway hosted a similar event for last year’s ESPN “College GameDay” broadcast, said Christian D’Agostino, chef/owner. “I think they were waiting on it,” he said of this week’s quick ticket purchasers. “We’re right in the middle of it.
By Jerry Burnes / Williston Herald Williston's two strip clubs have been named in lawsuits filed by an attorney representing the dancers at the clubs, according to court documents.
DULUTH, Minn. - A Duluth man who told police that getting caught robbing a Lincoln Park bank in June was the “best thing that could have happened to him” has pleaded guilty to the crime in federal court.
MOORHEAD – Just a day before the Cass County administrator’s trial begins on charges of domestic assault against a 13-year-old boy, court filings are shedding light on the details of the case in which Keith Berndt allegedly punched and pushed the child, then dropped a pair of 40-pound weights on his chest at the child’s home here in February. The assault followed a Super Bowl party at the
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. - A 59-year-old New London man was killed Saturday in a hayride accident, according to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office.