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Crime report for Sept. 27
Fargo concert promoter, journalist admits guilt in sexual assaults
Recycling spill forces evacuation in Fergus Falls
Logging trucks collide, 1 injured in Pine River
Culver's to open in Bemidji in January
SWIMMING: BHS girls race past Park Rapids
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji runs away with 3-0 sweep
TrekNorth soccer ties W-H-A
SOCCER: BSU falls in overtime
CROSS COUNTRY: Beavers place 34th at Roy Griak Invite
Brian M. Kummet
Dorothy "Dot" Schocker
Henry Loren Larson
Alfred L. Pearsall
MASTER GARDENERS: What ate my potatoes?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
Tigirlily to open for Justin Moore at Sanford Center
Monday Movie Report: Oscars Foreign Language Category adds first contenders
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
BSO opens new season, 'Legends & Lore'
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
PAUL NELSON: Fall cooldown continues for peak fishing
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can fit with any garden
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
July 22, 2016
Clay County plans to retry Moorhead man after court says he can withdraw guilty plea in rape case
ST. PAUL – Clay County prosecutors plan to retry a Moorhead man after the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that he can withdraw his guilty plea in a case involving the repeated rape of a pregnant woman. The appeals court ruled that Clay County prosecutors created “a package deal”...
July 22, 2016 - 6:34pm
June 30, 2016
Vampire-obsessed trucker arrested for kidnapping in Moorhead pleads guilty in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY -- A vampire-obsessed Utah trucker accused of keeping women as sex slaves as he trucked cross-country, a case sprung open by his arrest in Moorhead, Minn., pleaded guilty Thursday, June 30, a few days before his federal trial was about to begin. Timothy Jay Vafeades...
June 30, 2016 - 7:03pm
May 5, 2016
Motorcyclist clocked going 129 mph in 55 mph zone near Sabin
SABIN, Minn.—A West Fargo, N.D., motorcyclist faces a misdemeanor charge after being accused of going 129 mph in a 55 mph zone in rural Clay County near Sabin over the weekend. Skyler Lee Weltikol, 21, was cited for speeding and endangering life or property on Sunday night at about...
May 5, 2016 - 8:13am
February 21, 2015
Dilworth woman accused of stealing more than $400,000 from business
By Adrian Glass-Moore Forum News Service MOORHEAD, Minn. – A 61-year-old Dilworth accountant charged with stealing more than $400,000 from the business she worked for told police she needed the money to support her children, according to documents filed Friday in...
February 21, 2015 - 1:30pm
July 30, 2014
Georgetown man faces new charges of beating daughter
MOORHEAD, Minn. – A Georgetown man accused of threatening another man with a flagpole and abandoning his 11-year-old daughter during a shoplifting attempt is wanted for arrest, this time for allegedly beating his daughter. An arrest warrant was issued Monday in Clay County...
July 30, 2014 - 9:53am
March 10, 2014
Minnesota inmate accused of breaking bones in officer’s face
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Prosecutors have accused a Clay County Jail inmate with one leg of knocking out a correctional officer and breaking bones in his face. The inmate, Damien Leon Heminger, 24, Moorhead, was charged Monday with fourth-degree assault of a correctional employee...
March 10, 2014 - 7:57pm
December 16, 2013
UPDATED: Wisconsin man killed in car-truck collision near Barnesville
BARNESVILLE, Minn. – The driver of a pickup truck was killed in a collision with a semitrailer Monday morning near Barnesville in western Minnesota, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened about 4:20 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 94, the patrol...
December 16, 2013 - 11:34am
December 2, 2013
Trucker accused of kidnapping, abusing female relative in semi for six months; arrested in Moorhead
By Archie Ingersoll Forum News Service MOORHEAD, Minn. – For six months, a trucker from Utah allegedly held a 19-year-old woman captive and sexually abused her while making deliveries around the country. It was ultimately a trip through Clay County in western...
December 2, 2013 - 8:06pm
May 31, 2013
Moorhead City Council members pass plan in case they're all killed at same time
By Wendy Reuer Forum News Service MOORHEAD – The City Council here now has a plan in place just in case the elected officials should all meet their demise at the same time. The council passed a resolution Monday that calls on the Clay County Commission to appoint...
May 31, 2013 - 9:32am
March 29, 2013
UPDATED: Pilot from Duluth killed in plane crash
HAWLEY, Minn. -- Roz Randorf didn’t worry about her long-term boyfriend, Kevin Ferris, piloting small planes from their home in Duluth to Moorhead. But Friday afternoon, she got the call she least expected. Friends at Twin Ports Aviation in Superior, Wis., told her Ferris’ plane...
March 29, 2013 - 6:50pm
January 7, 2013
Man apparently dies of hypothermia after fleeing scene of chase
FELTON, Minn. – A high-speed police chase near here early Saturday morning turned deadly when one of the vehicle’s occupants fled on foot and apparently died from hypothermia, something officers didn’t realize until his body was found Sunday afternoon. Sgt. Darin Bredman said...
January 7, 2013 - 8:36am
September 27, 2012
Clay County prosecutor disappointed with bond for rape suspect
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Assistant Clay County Attorney Pam Harris expressed strong disappointment Thursday with the amount of bail that was set for a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in her car. “He is a flight risk. He has a lot of financial ability to flee,” Harris said,...
September 27, 2012 - 9:37pm
September 20, 2012
Clay County Attorney has brain tumor surgery
MOORHEAD – Clay County Attorney Brian Melton was expected to be released from the hospital Wednesday after a surgeon at Mayo Clinic successfully removed a benign tumor from his brain on Tuesday. Doctors determined last week that the pituitary tumor discovered in February needed...
September 20, 2012 - 9:00am