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18-year-old Cass Lake man reported missing
Woman killed in icy Iron Range crash
Donor recognition award from North County Food Bank
Jaycees donate to Citizen's Patrol
BOYS BASKETBALL: Monticello sneaks out win at Bemidji
WOMEN'S HOCKEY; Ohio State stymies Bemidji State again, wins 2-1 as BSU skid hits 3 games
BOYS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks beat Brainerd 4-1, win seventh straight
WRESTLING: Maas wins second Big Bear title, three others take second
GIRLS HOCKEY: Brainerd scores late to beat Bemidji
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Blanche E. Dennis
Blane Klemek: The moon of popping trees
Scotty Allison: The need for local Veterans Home continues
John Eggers: The Christmas coincidence
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Singing great Joe Cocker dies at 70
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 21
Pioneer Previews: Dregni reads perfect for holiday break
Bemidji sings for the holidays
Meet the new class: Green Day, Lou Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Gothman wedding anniversary
Nyquist 90th birthday celebration
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Peter Hakim: U.S.-Cuba deal: What the two sides get out of the bargain
Peter Funt: Elizabeth Warren, don’t jump
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
February 27, 2014
Fargo couple ID’d as murder-suicide after deputy shooting
Wendy Reuer Forum News Service ALEXANDRIA — Two people involved in a shootout with a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy before they were found...
February 27, 2014 - 12:16am
June 20, 2013
Warrant issued for man in check scam
ALEXANDRIA — A warrant has been issued in Douglas County for the arrest of a Georgia man convicted in a fraudulent check cashing scam. Elijah Zachariah Moore, 24, of Atlanta, was involved in a scam that spread through at least four states last year. Similar instances were...
June 20, 2013 - 11:33pm
March 28, 2013
Judge orders man to remove wetland road
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal magistrate judge has ordered a Fergus Falls man to remove the road he built on federally-protected wetland. Forty-nine-year-old James Bosek was also sentenced to two years of probation Wednesday and was ordered to restore the wetland on his rural Douglas...
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March 28, 2013 - 8:40am
February 26, 2013
Douglas County library director dies in foggy crash
GLENWOOD, Minn. -- Karen Simmons, 62, of Glenwood, director of the Douglas County Library, died Monday morning in a two-vehicle crash near Glenwood in central Minnesota. The broadside collision happened about 7:45 a.m. on Minnesota Highway 29 and Pope County Road 28 north of Glenwood,...
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February 26, 2013 - 10:25am
November 29, 2012
Central Minn. man, 73, found dead near his tractor
OSAKIS, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in central Minnesota say a 73-year-old man who was found unconscious near his tractor has died. A KBRF-AM report says Douglas County deputies responded to an emergency call Tuesday evening to an address near Osakis. A family member found Douglas...
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November 29, 2012 - 8:47am
November 21, 2012
GOP likes judge’s fix for ballot mistakes
By Al Edenloff and Don Davis, Forum Communications ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Republicans think a judge’s Tuesday decision gives them an advantage to winning a tight Minnesota legislative election headed to a recount. A Douglas County judge approved a request by Rep. Marry Franson, R-Alexandria,...
November 21, 2012 - 12:09am
August 31, 2012
Wind turbine rejected after neighbors protest
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – The Douglas County Commission has rejected a proposed wind tower in Osakis after voiced opposition. The Douglas County Planning Commission approved property owner Barbara Trisco’s request to add the tower, with conditions, at its August 15 meeting, however,...
August 31, 2012 - 3:06am