At the southernmost finger of Louisiana, where the Mississippi River mingles with the Gulf of Mexico, Chris Ring finally caught his breath. The 28-year-old U.S. Navy combat veteran had been swimming—and swimming. He had started June 6 at Itasca State Park, splashing down the Mississippi in a 2,552-mile paddle honoring families who have lost loved ones to war. He averaged about seven hours in the water per day, swimming about 14 miles.
Park Rapids Area and Laporte Schools announced they are one of 74 projects spanning 39 states receiving support this year through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm to School Program, an effort to better connect school cafeterias and students with local farmers and ranchers. The joint project of the Hubbard County schools received a $45,000 planning grant to impact approximately 1,750 students across the two districts.
Officials have released the name of a Grand Forks hunter who went missingSaturday in Walsh County. Travis Wade Vorachek, 45, was supposed to meet his fatherSaturday morning for deer hunting, Walsh County Sheriff Ron Jurgens
WEST FARGO – When Connie Guler talks about that night 20 years ago, she keeps coming back to how "sparkly" her best friend looked. "I just remember she was twisting her necklace, and her hair was shiny," she said. "Sparkly. Her smile."
It's been more than two years since a former rural Crosby woman went missing and the family has now put up a $1,000 reward for her return.
BEMIDJI -- A day after family members said updates were scarce in the case of a missing Redby, Minn., woman, police have identified two "persons of interest" in the woman's disappearance. The Bemidji Police Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Thursday they believe foul play is suspected in the disappearance of Rose Downwind, 31, who was last seen in the Bemidji area between Oct.
A veteran UND police officer has been charged with 10 felonies after law enforcement officers say they found child pornography on his laptop. Paul Bradley Meagher, 42, was charged today with 10 counts of possession of child pornography, all Class C felonies, in Grand Forks District Court after being arrested Tuesday e
The Halloween Happening held Saturday drew the largest one-day attendance to date for the Armory Square Auditorium. The family dance and costume contest, sponsored by the Nemeth Art Center, along with the “Basement of the Dead” haunted house produced by the Park Rapids Area High School Drama Department combined to draw nearly 800 people.
Three people were injured after a two-car crash Sunday evening two miles south of Bemidji. The crash occurred at the intersection of North Plantagenet Road Southwest and Monroe Avenue Southwest in Bemidji, according to a release from the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office. The dispatch office was notified of the crash at 6 p.m.
A Fargo-Moorhead native drew national attention Monday after police said she snuck into the Omaha zoo, reached into a cage and was bitten by a three-legged tiger early Sunday morning. Jacqueline Eide, 33, of Omaha was hospitalized with a hand injury after she was bitten in the early morning hours after Halloween by an animal believed to be Mai, an