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8th District GOP candidate Stauber ‘not going to Washington to be a robot'
A Carnival cruise in the South Pacific descended into a violent mess
Trump administration assault on bipartisan immigration plan ensured its demise
Pain turns political in Parkland after school shootings
Outside NRA Headquarters, hundreds gather in vigil and protest
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Kind kids help hurting teacher
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ESPN, FOX pursuing Peyton Manning as prime-time analyst, reports say
'To Kill A Mockingbird' to come to Broadway, with Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, adapted by Aaron Sorkin
'Black Panther' will break box-office records. But could it change the movie business?
NFL Draft to air on FOX, reports say
Players play. Haters hate. And a judge judges for Taylor Swift in copyright case.
PHOTOS: Fine day for Finlandia
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Hermantown skier wins Minn. high school Alpine skiing championship
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Support for Tim Burns, Wisconsin Supreme Court
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dream of land ownership is still alive and well
Commentary: I'm a Broward County teacher. Thoughts and prayers won't keep my students safe.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Innovation drives changes for Olympic athletes, viewers
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January 3, 2015
Shine a light for those who need it most
A beautiful girl enters the salon. From underneath the dryer hood I watch as she gets her nails manicured. They are long and beautiful. She gets her hair highlighted and carefully snipped. Although she is receiving some wonderful services, she sits with a sad, distant look on her...
January 3, 2015 - 11:08pm
December 6, 2014
Holidays can be a time to heal
Images of a red-nosed Santa with jolly cheeks and kind eyes, reindeer flying through the crisp night sky, sleigh bells ringing in the distance and twinkling lights all are bombarding our senses this season. Smells of fresh baked cookies, pine and balsam mingle in our noses and everywhere...
December 6, 2014 - 11:28pm
July 5, 2014
A message to college freshmen
The first taste of freedom is so sweet. Mine came on high school graduation day more than 20 years ago, but I can still remember how it felt. A whole new world was opening up to me. I was 18, an adult, and old enough to make my own decisions. I made some good moves, some questionable...
July 5, 2014 - 11:05pm
May 31, 2014
Are you a bystander or 'upstander?'
BEMIDJI -- A bystander is someone who witnesses an event, but does not take part. An "upstander" is someone who recognizes when something is wrong and takes actions to make it right. Most of us have been in situations that feel wrong, but despite the nudging inside, we say nothing....
May 31, 2014 - 11:40pm
March 20, 2014
Man sentenced to 9 years in sex abuse case
REMER -- A 30-year-old man was sentenced to 110 months in prison for sexually touching a young boy in Remer. Melvin Eugene Smith III plead guilty to second-degree criminal sexual conduct in Cass County, according to a release issued by the Cass County Attorney’s Office. The...
March 20, 2014 - 5:45pm
March 14, 2014
Trial set for Cloquet man who stabbed himself while warrant was served in Bemidji
By Jana Peterson Forum News Service
March 14, 2014 - 3:01pm
December 25, 2013
Michigan man gets jail time for sexual contact with Minnesota girl
HASTINGS, Minn. -- A Michigan man accused of driving to Rosemount to have sex with an underage girl has been sentenced to jail time after pleading guilty to third-degree felony criminal sexual conduct. Zachary Gene Johnson, 20, received 180 days in jail and was credited...
December 25, 2013 - 3:55pm
December 23, 2013
Former Grand Forks day care worker charged with molesting children
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A Manvel man was arrested Friday and faces four felony charges of sexually molesting children at a church day care center in Grand Forks. Timothy Tollefson, 29, remains in the Grand Forks County jail pending his initial appearance, probably Monday, on the...
December 23, 2013 - 9:58am
November 20, 2013
Devils Lake, N.D., man admits sexual abuse of girl at Spirit Lake Reservation
FARGO -- A Devils Lake man has pleaded guilty to charges connected with his sexual contact with a girl younger than 12 at the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday.
November 20, 2013 - 9:34am
August 22, 2013
UPDATED: School District faces lawsuits over alleged abuse by former teacher
BEMIDJI -- Any chance of punishment or exoneration for John Wangberg, a former longtime Bemidji teacher accused of sexually abusing three 5-...
August 22, 2013 - 8:18pm
Bemidji School District named as defendant in lawsuits alleging sex abuse by former teacher
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji School District was named as the defendant in three lawsuits filed Wednesday in regard to alleged sexual abuse carried...
August 22, 2013 - 1:53pm
July 16, 2013
Sex offender, already in prison, sentenced for additional child porn charge
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man already serving a 12-year sentence for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old was sentenced July 8 for an additional charge of child porn possession. Tyler Michael Gabrelcik, 20, was convicted of the single count of possessing child pornography by Beltrami...
July 16, 2013 - 12:06pm
May 3, 2013
Already facing charges, man allegedly tries to lure child through computer
BEMIDJI — Seven months and one day after bailing out of jail where he was being held on six counts of child porn possession, Jacob William...
May 3, 2013 - 5:43pm