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Crime report for March 22
German gummy bear maker Haribo plans to produce candy in U.S.
Top Senate Democrat vows to dig in heels on Gorsuch nomination
Catholic leaders told to come down from pulpit to deal with sexual abuse
State Department to approve Keystone pipeline permit
United States celebrates first World Baseball Classic title
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
FOOTBALL: BSU begins spring with holes to fill at O-line, receiver
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Eleanor "Lucky" Kirkpatrick
Emily Jean Ostlund
David Allen Staples
Lorraine Elsie Day
Christopher Paul Yarger
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Almost time to get off the ice (and clean up as you go)
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Some congratulations and thanks yous are in order
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
March 9, 2017
Fargo-Moorhead population projected to grow 50 percent by 2045
FARGO — The population in and around the Fargo-Moorhead area is expected to grow nearly 50 percent by 2045, according to "best case scenario"...
March 9, 2017 - 5:45pm
November 10, 2016
Clay, Becker veterans in trouble with law find ally in specialty treatment court
MOORHEAD -- Military veterans living in Clay or Becker counties charged with committing a crime may find an ally in a new specialty court operating...
November 10, 2016 - 11:00pm
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