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October 18, 2012
"Perversion files" show locals helped cover up
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Again and again, decade after decade, an array of authorities — police chiefs, prosecutors, pastors and local Boy Scout leaders among them — quietly shielded scoutmasters and others accused of molesting children, a newly opened trove of confidential papers...
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October 18, 2012 - 6:01pm
Walker man, 21, pleads guilty to harassing girl
BEMIDJI – A 21-year-old Walker man has pleaded guilty in Beltrami County District Court to a felony charge of harassment. William Joseph Bedeau pleaded guilty Monday to harassment, violating a restraining order when the victim is under the age of 18 and the defendant is more than...
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October 18, 2012 - 4:45pm
Pennington woman accused of abusing girl, who said she was dragged by hair and repeatedly beaten
BEMIDJI – A 24-year-old Pennington woman has pleaded not guilty to a felony assault charge stemming from allegations that she has abused a young girl. Deanna Antonia Beaudreau has pleaded not guilty to third-degree assault, past pattern of abuse. She entered the plea Monday before...
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October 18, 2012 - 4:41pm
Woman is sentenced in Minn. Wal-Mart kidnapping
NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A Worthington woman accused of making a bomb threat, taking a Wal-Mart cashier hostage and forcing her into the parking lot has been sentenced to about six months in jail. Elisheba Swett pleaded guilty in September to kidnapping and terroristic threat charges...
October 18, 2012 - 3:10pm
Minn. Supreme Court to hear suicides case appeal
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of a former nurse convicted of searching out suicidal people in online chat rooms and encouraging them to commit suicide. William Melchert-Dinkel of Faribault was convicted in 2011 on two counts of...
October 18, 2012 - 3:09pm
October 17, 2012
5 dead in apparent arson-homicide at Denver bar
DENVER (AP) — Police were investigating the deaths of five people whose bodies were found in a neighborhood bar after a fire broke out around closing time early Wednesday. Police think the blaze was set to cover up their slayings. Firefighters found four women and one man dead inside...
October 17, 2012 - 3:24pm
ND deputy arrested in Crookston break-in resigns
GRAFTON, N.D. — A North Dakota sheriff's deputy charged in a break-in at a Minnesota convenience store has resigned. The Grand Forks Herald reports that 22-year-old Adam Koenig of Park River submitted his resignation Tuesday. He had been hired by the Walsh County Sheriff's Office...
October 17, 2012 - 9:56am
911 transcripts of Minn. shooting released
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Transcripts from 911 calls made as a man killed six people at a Minneapolis sign company show terrified employees called for help while racing to leave. Thirty-six-year-old Andrew Engeldinger fatally shot six people and then killed himself in the building's basement...
October 17, 2012 - 9:55am
October 16, 2012
Employee sentenced for theft from company
BEMIDJI – A former employee of Beltrami Industrial Services has been sentenced for stealing more than $380,000 from the company. Suzanne Marie Lofgren, 50, of Bemidji, was sentenced Monday by Beltrami County District Judge Shari Schluchter to 21 months in prison for felony theft...
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October 16, 2012 - 5:21pm
Attempted officer stabbing lands man 20-year sentence
BEMIDJI – A Ponemah man accused of trying to stab two local police officers was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison. Curtis Jay French, 26, of Ponemah, was sentenced by Beltrami County District Judge Shari Schluchter for two counts of felony use of a deadly force against a peace...
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October 16, 2012 - 5:19pm
Halvorson charged in shooting at Pioneer offices
BEMIDJI – A Bemidij man incarcerated in the St. Cloud prison was charged last week for allegedly shooting at the Bemidji Pioneer office building. Edward Michael Halvorson, 38, has been charged with felony reckless discharge of a firearm in a municipality. If convicted, he faces...
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October 16, 2012 - 12:38am
October 15, 2012
Family: Woman slain in St. Paul received threats
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A 20-year-old woman who told family members she feared for her life was killed in an alley behind a St. Paul church, according to police and relatives. Relatives said Naressa Turner, an aspiring rapper, moved to Atlanta with her 3-year-old daughter this summer...
October 15, 2012 - 11:13am
October 12, 2012
Deputy injured while responding to high school incident
WALKER – A Cass County deputy was injured while responding to an altercation at the high school here this week, an incident that resulted in...
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October 12, 2012 - 2:34pm
Winona bar says hit by faux gambling inspector
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — Police in Winona say they're investigating a tavern's report that a man made off with pulltab proceeds by impersonating a state gambling inspector. Deputy Chief Tom Williams says the man went into Cheater's Bar on Thursday and asked to inspect collections from...
October 12, 2012 - 12:13pm
October 11, 2012
7th man dies after Minn. company shooting last month
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man shot two weeks ago in Minnesota's deadliest workplace killing spree has died of his injuries, his family announced Thursday. Eric Rivers died at Hennepin County Medical Center on Wednesday night, his family said in a statement. The production manager became...
October 11, 2012 - 1:05pm