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PERLEY, Minn. – A traffic stop on a rural road turned violent Tuesday morning when a man pulled a handgun on a Norman County sheriff’s deputy and shot him in the back once before driving off and triggering a manhunt that involved dozens of officers, authorities said.
By Tom Olson, MPR PINE CITY, Minn. – A minister who led a cult-like religious sect in northern Pine County sexually abused numerous girls and young women who lived apart from their families in a “Maidens Group,” ac-cording to charges filed in State District Court. Victor Arden Barnard, 52, was charged last week in State District Court with 59 counts of criminal sexual conduct. The charges pertain to two young women who reported being abused during a period of several years while living on the congregation’s compound in Finlayson.
By Ryan Johnson / The Forum FARGO – A vast throng clad in bomber hats and flannel shirts descended on the Fargo Theatre on Tuesday night, as hundreds of locals...
PERLEY, Minn. – A suspect has been apprehended in a shooting that wounded a Norman County deputy early Tuesday morning near Perley. Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said an arrest took place about 10:40 a.m.
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By Tu-Uyen Tran/ Grand Forks Herald Updated 9:02 a.m. April 15, 2014: A key player in the synthetic drug conspiracy that killed two teens in Grand Forks has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, according to the U.S.
By Archie ingersoll /The Forum MOORHEAD – A man accused of trying to kill his live-in girlfriend allegedly used a metal baseball bat during a beating that lasted hours and left her with bruises, broken bones and cuts that required a total of 15 stitches, according to documents filed Monday in Clay County District Court. Michael John Karau, 34, faces felony charges of first-degree attempted murder, first-degree attempted murder while
Lena Lorraine Sawyer, 30, of Crookston, told Larson she got the meth from Buschette-Gunderson, but said she only paid for it maybe twice.
By Nathan Bowe / DL Newspapers The Detroit Lakes City Council on Tuesday agreed to provide up to $425,000 for parking lot improvements at the new Detroit Mountain Recreation Area. A story on Wednesday incorrectly put the amount at $550,000. The Detroit Mountain group had originally requested $550,000, but had lowered its request to $425,000 at a city finance committee meeting Monday, according to City Finance Officer Pam Slifka. “Some council members fe
This one should be a no-brainer: Take away the “get out of jail free” card Minnesota legislators now enjoy when it comes to driving drunk. We agree with the Mothers Against Drunk Driving organization that has joined Concordia University political science students in support of HF 2281, referred to as the “DUI Immunity Bill.” The bill, introduced by Rep. Ryan Winkler and a companion Senate bill introduced by Sen.