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$500,000 bail set for father in child’s suffocation death
Crime report for July 30
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Building those boulevard gardens
John Eggers: Old advice is good advice: Use your brain
Patrick Guilfoile: Are our friends really family?
Blane Klemek: Several species of swallows thrive in Minnesota
What's new at the Beltrami County Fair Horticulture Area
It's a hard knock life for Annie; Classic play rounds out Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
Art briefs - Sunday July 27
'Northern Bass' should be caught at Lake Bemidji State Park
‘Fargo’ Season 2 will be set in 1979, executive producer says
Switchfoot at Sanford Center
Minnesota scales back deer hunt: Most areas in and around Bemidji will be in lottery zones
Paul Nelson: Weeds are maturing, spreading in Bemidji area lakes
Hunting: DNR officials set 2014 wolf target harvest at 250 animals
Paul Nelson: Anglers switch to summer patterns on Bemidji area lakes
Single zebra mussel confirmed in Green Lake
Kimmes anniversary celebrations
Lueken's legacy helps food shelf program
Claesson-Huseby has impressive record
Nat Hentoff: Government’s ultimate power
Jason Stanford: What to do about the border crisis
Tom Purcell Teens not working doesn’t work
February 13, 2013
Crookston man charged with sexually assaulting nursing home employee
CROOKSTON — Police here arrested a man last week after he admitted to sexually assaulting a woman in November and and last week threatening her about telling police about it. Jason Cortez, 22, is in jail awaiting his next court appearance Feb. 19 on charges based on the allegations....
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February 13, 2013 - 8:42am
Crookston C-store wins more customers with taxi service
CROOKSTON — Convenience stores are known, naturally, for the convenience of satisfying several needs in one stop. But the Ampride station here has taken product diversity to a new level. It’s added taxi service. It took some outside-the-box thinking by Wayne “Weiner” Melbye,...
January 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
October 17, 2012
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
September 27, 2012
Trooper involved in injury accident near Fisher
FISHER, Minn. -- A Minnesota State Patrol trooper was one of two people injured Tuesday night when his patrol car was rear-ended by another vehicle along U.S. Highway 2, about two miles west of Fisher, Minn. The eastbound lanes of Highway 2 were closed to traffic for about two hours...
September 27, 2012 - 4:13am
September 6, 2012
Crystal union members picket board members
CROOKSTON, Minn. – As the American Crystal Sugar lockout drags into its 13th month, union members are taking the fight to the doorstep of the company’s directors. Locked-out workers demonstrated in front of the homes of Crystal directors Wednesday for the second day in a row,...
September 6, 2012 - 9:09am
September 5, 2012
UM Crookston sets enrollment record
CROOKSTON, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston has a record number of enrolled students this fall. A preliminary count released Tuesday puts the enrollment at 1,773 undergraduates, well above the previous record of 1,600 set last fall. This fall’s numbers include about...
September 5, 2012 - 9:48am
July 24, 2012
Man sentenced in drunkendriving death
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A Grand Forks, N.D., man who was drunk when he caused an accident on U.S. Highway 2 near Fisher, Minn., killing a Crookston woman, was sentenced to four years in prison Monday. Daniel Dean Johnson, 21, was also ordered by Judge Tamara Lynn Yon in state District...
July 24, 2012 - 9:52am
March 14, 2012
Jefferson to stop bus service to 3 cities
Jefferson Lines will discontinue bus service to Shevlin, Mentor and McIntosh next month. The company announced the change, effective April 1, in a news release issued Wednesday. Jefferson Lines said it would continue providing service and boarding locations in Bemidji, Bagley, Fosston...
March 14, 2012 - 11:00am
February 20, 2012
Police arrest Crookston man for attempted Burger King robbery
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Grand Forks police have arrested a Minnesota man they say tried to rob a local Burger King. The Grand Forks Herald reports that 22-year-old Drew Marvin Smith, of Crookston, Minn., was arrested on charges of attempted robbery, terrorizing and assault. Authorities...
February 20, 2012 - 1:59pm
February 7, 2012
Former Bemidji priest being investigated for theft, donations
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. - An East Grand Forks priest is being accused of theft of personal property and misappropriation of donations for Africa. The Crookston diocese has placed an associate pastor at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Father Carlos Velez, on administrative leave.
February 7, 2012 - 6:34pm
Criminal complaint: Crookston man stabbed father 2 dozen times
Jacob Anthony Abel stabbed his defenseless father two dozen times in the head and neck while murdering him Sunday night in a Crookston apartment, according to allegations in a criminal complaint filed today in Polk County District Court. Abel, 27, is charged with premeditated murder...
February 7, 2012 - 4:50pm
October 26, 2011
Overrun by cats, Crookston pet shelter looks for feline-friendly homes
CROOKSTON, Minn. - The Humane Society of Polk County is up to its ears in cats. In the past month the shelter acquired 40 cats from a home in Crookston. These animals, along with the shelter's other feline residents, bring the total number of cats to 69. "We're only equipped to...
October 26, 2011 - 6:27am