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David Olson

Reporter

I'm a reporter and a photographer and sometimes I create videos to go with my stories.

I graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead and in my time with The Forum I have covered a number of beats, from cops and courts to business and education.

I've also written about UFOs, ghosts, dinosaur bones and the planet Pluto.

You may reach me by phone at 701-241-5555, or by email at dolson@forumcomm.com

WDAY Chief Meteorologist John Wheeler said that had such conditions existed in June and July "it would have been tragic" for crops in the region. But coming at this point in the fall, negative impacts have been greatly reduced, said Wheeler, who added that one thing gardeners may want to do is provide young trees with a hardy watering before things freeze up.
The case involves Bunny Byington, who admitted in Clay County District Court in September 2009 that she threatened to expose a pastor who paid her for nude dancing and sex unless he provided her with thousands of dollars in hush money.
“What we do know is that the rates of syphilis are troubling, especially the rise in congenital syphilis, or when a pregnant person passes syphilis to an infant,” Jones said.
The route is dubbed U.S. Bike Route 20, but the public is being invited to help select a new name.
In May, Derrick Sundeen pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree assault and fourth-degree DWI. The remaining four counts against him were dismissed on Friday, when he was sentenced to serve 180 days in jail.
The time between Memorial Day and Labor Day is a high-travel period, marking the 100 most dangerous days each year to be on or near the road.
A fire at the same farm on Christmas Eve 2020 caused the deaths of about 1,000 milking goats, 15 peacocks and a dog.
A body was sent to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy but no one has been arrested in connection with the incident and there is no threat to the public, police said.
At one point, the DFL party had announced candidates for the 7th District seat, but those individuals are no longer eligible to run in the district after the redrawing of Congressional districts in Minnesota.
One assailant used a 10-year-old girl as a human shield before a Clay County deputy ended things by shooting the suspect in the face. The suspect survived and was sentenced to life in prison. The deputy and the girl whose life he saved became friends and remain so to this day.