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October 11, 2012
Police: Slaying suspect stole from camera shop in La Crosse
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Minnesota man charged with killing a father and son at their La Crosse photography store stole $16,000 in camera equipment, police said Thursday. Prosecutors have charged 39-year-old Jeffrey Lepsch, of Dakota, Minn., with two counts of first-degree intentional...
October 11, 2012 - 1:03pm
November 8, 2010
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota lays off 63 workers
FARGO - Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota today notified 63 employees they will be laid off. In a statement, the Blues said six employees were done today, with official end dates of Dec. 6. They received severance pay. The remaining 57 employees have staggered end dates through...
November 8, 2010 - 1:20pm
November 5, 2010
Bullying suspected as reason for Cooperstown girl's suicide
Early Thursday, a couple hours before the sun rose in Cooperstown, N.D., 16-year-old Cassidy Joy Andel posted a note on her Facebook page: "My...
November 5, 2010 - 9:29am
November 4, 2010
Walsh County, N.D., sheriff wins re-election, fires opponent
Walsh County Sheriff Lauren Wild won his bid for re-election Tuesday, and on Wednesday morning, he fired his opponent Ron Nord -- a deputy who had been with the sheriff's department for 19½ years. "My reason for firing him was his tactics in the campaign," Wild said. "He was putting...
November 4, 2010 - 1:46pm
November 2, 2010
Sanford stumped about stuffed animals appearing on windshields in Fargo
The evidence is soft, and the facts are a little fuzzy. For the past week, someone has been leaving stuffed animals on windshields in the north parking ramp at Sanford Medical Center in downtown Fargo. "We don't know who is doing it or why, to be honest," hospital spokeswoman Andrea...
November 2, 2010 - 10:49am
October 13, 2010
South Dakota's Crow Creek Sioux chairman faces federal bribery charges
The chairman of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe will appear in U.S. District Court in Pierre, S.D., today on a federal bribery charge. Duane Big Eagle Sr., 60, faces the charge in connection with bribing an agent of Indian tribal government, said Jessica Fehr, an assistant U.S. attorney...
October 13, 2010 - 12:49pm
September 17, 2010
Ex CEO of Blue Cross died of carbon monoxide poisoning
The state medical examiner's office has determined carbon monoxide poisoning was the cause of death for former Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota president Michael Unhjem, Fargo police stated in a news release. Unhjem, 57, was found dead Monday in his south Fargo home at 3210...
September 17, 2010 - 8:08am
September 14, 2010
UPDATED: Turned-over semi leaking hydrochloric acid onto interstate in Dickinson, N.D.
DICKINSON, N.D. - Emergency crews have confirmed hydrochloric acid is leaking from a semi trailer an Interstate 94 exit here. The interstate was closed but has since reopened. However, a section of Highway 10 is blocked. Firefighters and law enforcement are on-scene where the semi...
September 14, 2010 - 12:39pm
Brain injury leaves UND crash victim in a coma
A UND employee is in a coma after suffering a "major injury" to his brain last week when he was hit by a car on campus, according to a website maintained by his family. Loran Carl was in critical condition Monday in Altru Hospital's intensive care unit, a nursing supervisor said. Carl,...
September 14, 2010 - 10:01am
Former BCBS head Mike Unhjem found dead at home
The former head of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, who resigned amid controversy from a 2009 trip to the Grand Cayman Islands, is dead. Police...
September 14, 2010 - 10:00am
August 25, 2010
North Dakota inmate's medical costs could top jail's entire med budget
FARGO Cass County taxpayers will have to pay for costly medical treatments for a jail inmate with a history of violent crimes. County commissioners were briefed on the case in closed session Tuesday - and warned by Sheriff Paul Laney that the bills likely will be significant. By...
August 25, 2010 - 9:01am
August 23, 2010
Fire destroys semi on Interstate 94 west of
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- No one was injured when a semi tractor caught on fire on Interstate 94 Monday afternoon, according to the Cleveland Rural Fire Department. The call came out around 1:45 p.m. and firefighters were on scene for about an hour in the eastbound lane near mile marker...
August 23, 2010 - 6:59pm
July 6, 2010
Amber Alert issued in N.D. for girl kidnapped from Canada
The North Dakota Highway Patrol released the following Amber Alert Tuesday evening regarding a child abducted in Canada: At 6:15 p.m., Monday, Samantha Martyn is believed to have been abducted from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Samantha is described as a white 4-year-old girl. She...
July 6, 2010 - 5:06pm
June 28, 2010
New drug fad illegal in N.D., not in Minnesota
FARGO -- A middle-aged woman in the pink halter top strolled into the Moorhead store and headed straight for the herbal incense. Flipping through the shiny plastic packets, she found one she hadn't tried before, a black bag labeled "Smoke XXXX." After shelling out $50 for the 3-gram...
June 28, 2010 - 9:20am
May 6, 2010
A long trip, a lot of hope: West Fargo boy to get treatment in Germany
Ethan Radtke's Christmas list brought his mother to tears. The 5-year-old twin, whose twisted lower limbs force him to use a walker to move...
May 6, 2010 - 10:46am