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FARGO – Cass County prosecutors have filed two felony charges against a former jail nurse who allegedly sexually assaulted an inmate under her care and smuggled a cellphone and other contraband into the facility for him. The charges against Claire Francine Schwehr, 46, of Dilworth, shed more light on the investigation into the Fargo-Cass Public Health employee, who sheriff’s department officials say was a contract worker at the jail for six years. According to court documents filed Wednesday in Cass County District Court:
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By Helmut Schmidt / The Forum FARGO – Fargo businessman Leland Swanson, president of Swanson Health Products, has paid $7.64 million for a 2,009-square-foot apartment on New York City’s “Billionaire’s Row.”
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.