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Minnesota State approves BSU/NTC budget: Tuition and fee hikes, $1.56 million in cuts
Motion to suppress evidence in burglary case denied
Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill
Crime report for June 22
'Everything was a mess': A Minn. turkey farm is still picking up the pieces from a powerful storm
Kings part ways with Matt Greene
Rebuild-a-Bulls: Butler trade signals hard Chicago reset
Bemidji dancers score high at nationals
Oak Hills adds cross country signee
BASEBALL: Bemidji Jr. Legion team off to 7-4 start in new league
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Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Roberta Jean Wind
Charles R. Mann
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
PRIME TIME: Blessed by a power outage
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
A busy summer ahead for the BHS marching band
Robert "One-Man" Johnson to perform at Farm by the Lake
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!
PRIME TIME: The lure of loud mufflers
Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Kindness is Contagious: Little black dresses bring joy during trials
From Russia With Love: A story of Facebook and frustration
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Indeed, a new veterans home is a non-partisan issue
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
January 10, 2014
Man found dead in Fargo likely froze to death
FARGO – A man whose body was found Thursday afternoon in Fargo is believed to have frozen to death, which would make it the area’s first death in six years from exposure to harsh winter weather. Police had a preliminary identification of the man Thursday evening and...
January 10, 2014 - 8:40am
December 27, 2013
Fargo mayor will run for re-election
FARGO – Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker has announced he will seek re-election in 2014. Walaker, who was first elected mayor in 2006 after years as public works director, made the announcement on his Facebook page Thursday. In a public posting on his page, Walaker said the city...
December 27, 2013 - 10:15am
December 16, 2013
Woman accused of running over man who confronted her about hit-and-run
FARGO — A Fargo woman is facing a felony charge after she allegedly backed her car over a man who was taking a photo of her license plate after he pointed out to her she’d been involved in a hit-and-run. Vanessa Elizabeth Scott, 24, was charged Friday in Cass County District...
December 16, 2013 - 10:19pm
December 11, 2013
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Fargo to host 2015 NCAA Regional
By Brad Elliott Schlossman Forum News Service FARGO - The University of North Dakota will host the 2015 NCAA Men's ice hockey regional at Scheels Arena in Fargo. UND worked on this bid in conjunction with Ralph Engelstad Arena and Scheels Arena. That means if UND makes...
December 11, 2013 - 1:18pm
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
Fargo man killed in collision with truck near St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn. – One Fargo man was killed and another injured in a car crash on Interstate 94 near here Monday afternoon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, an eastbound tractor-trailer jackknifed across the median of I-94 and the tractor part of the semi came...
December 3, 2013 - 1:10pm
November 26, 2013
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 18, 2013
UPDATED: Former hockey coach identified as Fargo train victim
FARGO – Police have identified a 43-year-old former hockey coach as the man who was found dead Monday night near the railroad tracks in an industrial area of Fargo. Chad Lewis Johnson, of Fargo, died of injuries related to being struck by a train, Fargo police said in...
November 18, 2013 - 9:08pm
Fake Bemidji cop cars cruise Calgary for ‘Fargo’ filming
By Erik Burgess Forum News Service CALGARY, Alta. – Residents here might have to look twice over the next six months if they...
November 18, 2013 - 6:42pm
November 5, 2013
Man suspected of hitting officer with van arrested
FARGO — Fargo police have arrested a man suspected of running over a police officer with a van Monday night, significantly injuring the Fargo officer. According to Lt. Joel Vettel, officers arrested Jack Christensen, 49, at an apartment in the 1300 block of Eighth Avenue North...
November 5, 2013 - 7:27pm
October 22, 2013
Fargo Taco Bell drive-thru groper sentenced to 3 months in jail
FARGO – A Fargo man will serve three months in jail after pleading guilty to felony charges connected to two incidents last spring in which he grabbed the breasts of two female customers, offering one of them free food in exchange. Austin James Brady, 20, pleaded guilty...
October 22, 2013 - 8:37am
October 10, 2013
Fugitive found by bounty hunters, arrested in Fargo
FARGO – A woman wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service is in custody after a team of bounty hunters looking for someone else found her in Fargo. Jessica Jones, who was wanted on drug possession and concealed weapons charges, was arrested by the Northern Bounty Fugitive Enforcement...
October 10, 2013 - 8:11am
October 9, 2013
Son of Jerry Sandusky accused of DUI in Fargo
FARGO -- Fargo police arrested and booked the son of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on Tuesday morning on suspicion of drunken driving. Fargo police Lt. Joel Vettel said an officer spotted Jon Sandusky, 36, making an illegal turn about 1:50 a.m. The...
October 9, 2013 - 8:52am
August 22, 2013
Fargo TV host claims Grand Forks schools leader used profanity
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A Fargo television host claims Grand Forks Public Schools Superintendent Larry Nybladh called him an obscenity following a television interview that aired Wednesday on Valley News Live broadcasts in Grand Forks and Fargo. Nybladh appeared on the program “6:30...
August 22, 2013 - 9:26am
July 23, 2013
IFL expansion tour?: In Fargo, league officials give similar pitch to one they gave in last week Bemidji
FARGO -- Much like their counterparts at Bemidji's Sanford Center, officials at Scheels Arena in Fargo are willing to house indoor football with the right team ownership. "We'd be intrigued because it would be a different event beyond hockey," said Jon Kram, who is the Scheels Arena...
July 23, 2013 - 9:23pm