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White Earth man appears on felony DWI charge

A White Earth man made his first court appearance Monday on a felony charge of first degree driving while intoxicated.

George David Axdahl, 27, was stopped for speeding March 7 on County Road 21 near White Earth Lake. Apparently intoxicated, he was given a preliminary breath test, which showed an alcohol concentration of .129.

Axdahl was convicted of criminal vehicular homicide in 2001. He is scheduled to make his next court appearance March 30. His bail has been set at $30,000.