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By Erik Burgess / The Forum FARGO – At the time of his death on Tuesday, Darrell “Chip” Wadena owed over $731,000 to the White Earth tribe in northern Minnesota, stemming from his conviction in federal court of stealing money from the tribe for personal profit. Wadena died Tuesday at Vibra Hospital in Fargo. He was 75.
By Amy Chaffins / Alexandria Echo Press Uff-da – tough break for the big guy; Big Ole’s got a boo-boo. During last week’s barrage of thunderstorms, the big guy who keeps watch over our hamlet, lost one of his helmet wings to the weather. The 28-foot-tall Fiberglas Viking statue stands at the north end of Broadway in downtown Alexandria.
A Belfield Police officer was fired after admitting to having sex with a Belfield woman in his patrol car while on patrol, according to employee records. Former Sgt. Travis Carlson...
A Belfield Police officer was fired after admitting to having sex with a Belfield woman in his patrol car while on patrol, according to employee records. Former Sgt. Travis Carlson was placed on administrative leave as the Belfield Police Department’s K-9 officer on May 29 because of an investigation, Police Chief Nicky Barnhard wrote in an incident report obtained by The Dickinson Press.
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJI -- Horror fans and graveyard groupies worldwide have spent many a fright night with Elvira, the Crypt Keeper and Mystery Science Theater 3000.
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By Kevin Bonham / Grand Forks Herald With flood preparations wrapped up in Warroad, Minn., residents are keeping a wary eye on the weather as Lake of the Woods continues to threaten the community. "All the sandbagging is done,” Police Chief Wade Steinbring said late Wednesday afternoon. “We think we’ve put ourselves in a good position. Right now, the wildcard is the weather.” Earlier in the day, Gov.
BISMARCK - During a regular meeting today, North Dakota’s Public Service Commission approved construction of the $2.6 billion Sandpiper pipeline. The pipeline will extend through 10 northern North Dakota counties, starting at the Beaver Lodge oil and gas field near Tioga.
WILLMAR, Minn. — Law enforcement officers have entered the home in Willmar to apprehend a 19-year-old man suspected of stabbing a woman this morning at the home. According to Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt, a 64-year-old woman was stabbed just after 8 a.m. this morning and ran to a neighboring residence to seek help. She was taken to Rice Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries. She was expected to be airlifted by Life Link helicopter to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.
By Garrett Richie / Grand Forkjs Herald lk County Commissioners are supporting speedy approval of the 612-mile Enbridge Sandpiper pipeline, saying the project will help the economy and reduce problems posed by transporting oil by other means. ADVERTISEMENT VIDEO http://www.grandforksherald.com/marketplace/Amazon