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1 dead after shooting in northwest Minnesota
A bear mauled a cyclist in the Alaskan woods. His friend came to his rescue.
A man helped a lost toddler find her parents, police say. He was smeared online as a predator
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Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insurance
Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
LEGION BASEBALL: Centaurs fall in tourney title game
Grand Forks native Jackson Kunz commits to UND
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Beavers Bitzer, Whitecloud, Harris invited to NHL prospect camps
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's your favorite quote?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Over The Top’
Walk this way!: Watermark rebrands First Friday Art Walk program
PATT RALL COLUMN: Rain or shine, the shows go on
Art briefs -- Sunday, June 25
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Have a splash at Water Carnival
NATE MATHEWS COLUMN: Busy summer underway in Bemidji
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Kinn sentenced to 52 years for murder, kidnapping, sexual assault
December 4, 2013
Woman charged after allegedly hiding broken drug pipe in vagina
FARGO – A Horace, N.D., woman is charged with felony drug possession after an officer responding to a car crash discovered the woman bleeding...
December 4, 2013 - 8:48am
Grand Forks-area couple charged after children found in unsanitary home
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- An Emerado couple have been charged with child neglect or abuse after sheriff’s officials say they found unsanitary and hazardous living conditions inside their home. Richard Elskoe, 48, and Kimberly Elskoe, 39, pleaded not guilty this week in state...
December 4, 2013 - 8:37am
Prosecutor charges man in Belcourt, N.D., death
BELCOURT, N.D. -- A Belcourt man has been charged in tribal court in connection with the Nov. 27 death of Joel Sherman, 29, at the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation. William Marcellais, the tribe’s chief prosecutor, said Justin Keplin, 31, was arraigned Monday on a count...
December 4, 2013 - 8:35am
December 3, 2013
Ad on Backpage.com leads to heroin bust in Fargo
FARGO — An Oklahoma man is charged with peddling heroin here after contacting an informant on Backpage.com and allegedly offering him samples of the drug to give to potential drug dealers. Deyonn Andrea Bowler, 35, of Taft, Okla., was charged Friday in Cass County District Court...
December 3, 2013 - 7:52pm
December 2, 2013
Man in custody in suspicious Belcourt, N.D., death
BELCOURT, N.D. -- A man is in custody in Belcourt in connection with a suspicious death there last week and has been charged in tribal court, according to federal officials. Belcourt is on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, where the federal court system has jurisdiction...
December 2, 2013 - 8:11pm
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
November 28, 2013
U of M student says men tried to abduct her
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A University of Minnesota student says two men tried to abduct her when she was walking alone near campus. The woman told police she was on University Avenue near TCF Bank Stadium early Wednesday when two men pulled up in a dark blue sedan. The passenger...
November 28, 2013 - 3:52pm
Sheriff's office launches Facebook page
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office has created a Facebook page to share information about the department, officials said Thursday in a press release. The Facebook page, www.facebook.com/BeltramiCountySheriff went live on Wednesday. The page will be available "to connect...
November 28, 2013 - 3:24pm
November 27, 2013
Two sought in shooting at Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation
BELCOURT, N.D. - Law enforcement are seeking two suspects in a shooting at a home early Wednesday. Belcourt is on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation northwest of Devils Lake, near the Canadian border. Turtle Mountain Tribal Emergency Manager Anita Blue, who also serves...
November 27, 2013 - 10:17am
November 26, 2013
Online sex trafficking sting nets 11 arrests in western North Dakota
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Federal and state law enforcement officers arrested 11 men over the weekend in Dickinson as part of an investigation where officers posed as online sex traffickers offering underage girls for sex. The men were arrested in separate incidents, and are charged...
November 26, 2013 - 11:57am
Breakup preceded fatal stabbings in Fargo
By Emily Welker Forum News Service FARGO – David George Stevens called 911 early Saturday morning, telling dispatchers...
November 26, 2013 - 8:55am
November 25, 2013
11/23-11/24 Crime report
The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls Sunday: WARRANTS 7:36 p.m.: A 21-year-old man was arrested on an outstanding warrant in the 1000 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest following a traffic stop. BURGLARY 11:41 a.m.: A residential burglary...
November 25, 2013 - 10:52pm
November 23, 2013
Joyrider in the sky: Self-taught teen pilot accused of flying stolen plane on trips around region
Stephen J. Lee Forum News Service ROSEAU — In a case that has some expressing grudging admiration for the moxie of an admitted thief, an 18-year-old man is in jail in Roseau, charged with stealing an airplane for regular joy rides around the region, apparently learning to fly...
November 23, 2013 - 2:58am
November 21, 2013
Thief River Falls man convicted of threatening, extorting brothers
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. - A Pennington County jury took less than 90 minutes Wednesday to find Gerald Sunsdahl guilty on three felony counts, including terrorizing brothers Dean Hanson and Dale Hanson in an attempt to coerce them into giving him money. State District Judge Jeffery...
November 21, 2013 - 9:58am
November 20, 2013
Grove City man accused of assault, ramming vehicle
GROVE CITY — A Grove City man faces assault and property damage charges for allegedly assaulting a man Tuesday along U.S. Highway 12 near Grove City. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, William Richard Dugan, 57, parked his vehicle across the driving lanes of the...
November 20, 2013 - 7:14pm