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November 14, 2014
Body of missing male located outside of Mahnomen
MAHNOMEN -- An autopsy is planned to determine the cause of death of a male whose body was found outside Mahnomen on Thursday afternoon. According to a press release from the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office, the body of Dennis Lang Jr. was located about 2 p.m. in a field. The...
November 14, 2014 - 9:48am
November 9, 2014
Laporte man killed in hunting accident in Mahnomen County
Amy Unrau Forum News Service MAHNOMEN, Minn.
November 9, 2014 - 3:07pm
October 17, 2014
Body found in Mahnomen County
The body of an unidentified man was found in Thursday afternoon in the village of Naytahwaush, Minn. Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Department said the body was found shortly after 5:50 p.m., Thursday.
October 17, 2014 - 9:02am
February 6, 2014
Minnesota high court affirms most convictions in Mahnomen County deputy’s killing
ST. PAUL -- A man serving life in prison for the murder of a Mahnomen County deputy won’t be going free anytime soon, after the Minnesota Supreme Court largely upheld multiple convictions in the case.
February 6, 2014 - 8:52am
January 23, 2014
Not guilty verdict in Troy Martin case
BEMIDJI -- Troy Martin’s family exhaled sighs of relief from the back row of the south courtroom in the Beltrami County Courthouse after a not guilty verdict was delivered by the jury on Thursday. His wife, Jennifer, cried. “It’s been four years of just terrible,” Martin...
January 23, 2014 - 8:57pm
January 22, 2014
TROY MARTIN MURDER TRIAL: Verdict could come this week
BEMIDJI -- Troy Martin’s future may be decided by the end of the week. The prosecution rested its case in Martin’s murder trial Wednesday morning, and a few hours later, the defense rested as well. The court has heard from 23 witnesses during the weeklong trial thus far. Troy...
January 22, 2014 - 8:53pm
January 21, 2014
TROY MARTIN MURDER TRIAL: Inconsistencies and alleged confessions brought up in trial
BEMIDJI -- A missing report has reappeared in the Troy Martin murder trial. Troy Martin, 41, of Bagley is facing second-degree murder charges for the death of his sister Leisa Martin in October 1998. Leisa died of asphyxiation, presumably on her family’s property south of Bagley,...
January 21, 2014 - 9:52pm
January 17, 2014
TROY MARTIN MURDER CASE: Brother testifies against brother
BEMIDJI -- Troy Martin’s murder trial has centered around his brother, Todd Martin, since it began Wednesday in Beltrami County Court. On Friday, the Martin brothers came face-to-face as Todd took the witness stand. Troy Martin is facing a second-degree murder charge in the death...
January 17, 2014 - 9:34pm
January 16, 2014
TROY MARTIN MURDER CASE: Initial investigation questioned in second day of trial
BEMIDJI -- A missing investigator’s report and inaccuracies in a criminal complaint were highlighted Thursday in the second day of Troy Martin’s second-degree murder trial. Troy Martin, 41, is on trial for the 1998 death of his then-older sister, Leisa Martin, at the Martin family...
January 16, 2014 - 8:48pm
January 6, 2014
Three arrested in rash of burglaries in Beltrami, surrounding counties
BEMIDJI -- Three suspects were arrested Saturday in connection with a rash of burglaries in Beltrami and surrounding counties.
January 6, 2014 - 9:46am
December 16, 2013
Three sent to Fargo hospital after Mahnomen County crash
Three people were sent to a Fargo hospital with serious injuries after a two-vehicle, head-on collision Monday afternoon in Mahnomen County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2004 Ford Explorer driven by Dominic LaFriniere, 21, of Mahnomen, was traveling west on Highway...
December 16, 2013 - 6:43pm
July 17, 2013
Land transfer at White Earth completed under settlement
MAHNOMEN, Minn. -- The long-awaited completion of a land transfer under the White Earth Land Settlement Act has finally been reached. The last...
July 17, 2013 - 5:36pm