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By John Lundy / Duluth News Tribune It hardly seems fair. The Northland has been through a winter of cold and snow in historic proportions. It seems like it should at least have killed off the ticks.Not so, said the state Health Department’s tick guy.
By Helmut Schmidt / The Forum FARGO – It used to be an insult to tell someone to go jump in a lake. Now, it's apparently a challenge to have...
FARGO – A quick-thinking neighbor helped two second-floor renters escape injury early Monday when fire heavily damaged a house-converted in apartments in north Fargo. Firefighters responded at 1:11 a.m. to...
The candidate filing period for state primary and general elections and for municipal/school district elections where a primary is possible opens next week. For the 2014 election year, candidate filing opens on Tuesday and runs through June 3. An election is important at all levels, but it is always most important at the local level in your town or county in the northwoods. The government at the city and county levels is the closest to home and where individuals often can have an impact. We encourage all citizens to give consideration to running for public office in their community
A Norman County deputy shot during a traffic stop last month was justified in using deadly force, according to the Minnesota county attorney reviewing the case.
BEMIDJI -- After 25 years as Beltrami County Attorney, Tim Faver announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election this fall. Faver, who has held the job since 1989, said now is the right time to hand over the reins after 30 years with the office.
FARGO – A Fargo woman accused of killing her boyfriend with her car pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Cass County Court. Twenty-one-year-old Olivia Anderson is charged with manslaughter and making false reports to police after the death of her boyfriend, Dvraughn Rutues.
By Gretchen Schlosser / West Central Tribune WILLMAR, Minn. -- A former professional wrestler was sentenced Thursday to more than 25 years in prison for molesting a close female relative over a period of years.