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Man dies after falling through ice on Alexandria-area lake, boy hospitalized
Lawmaker's culture crusade draws apology demand
Federal bust nets seven drug trafficking indictments
Teacher shaves head for good behavior reward
It's Food Share Month, when most food for year is donated
Three Lakers named to All-Section 8A hockey team
Cowboys upset Nuggets in 8AA south basketball final
Waubun falls in Section 6A semifinals
Laker duo ready to enjoy state swimming and diving meet
Intense state final caps Huwe’s wrestling season
Pork replaces veal in this tasty saltimbocca dish
Earnings test doesn’t usually include pre- retirement income
Protect, detect and report Medicare fraud
Wednesday Matters: Everyday Praying Life
Students on Bethel University dean’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Leaner Target has Minnesota worried
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Federal shield law sorely needed
An Oscar for school bus drivers
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
September 9, 2011
Thomas Fairbanks sentenced to life in death of Mahnomen Deputy Christopher Dewey
MAHNOMEN, Minn. - Thomas Fairbanks was sentenced this afternoon to life in prison for the shooting death of Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy...
September 9, 2011 - 4:27pm
August 31, 2011
'I JUST MADE THE WRONG CHOICE': Fairbanks says he's responsible for Dewey shooting
CROOKSTON -- Thomas Fairbanks took the stand in his own defense today in his murder trial, admitting he was responsible and no one else, for shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey. But he had no intent to shoot him, was drunk and on drugs and feared for his own...
August 31, 2011 - 12:49pm
August 20, 2011
Fairbanks trial: Fairbanks' sister testifies -- for prosecution
CROOKSTON -- The sister of Thomas Fairbanks testified for the prosecution today in his trial on charges that he murdered Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey and assaulted a dozen other officers. But it was clear her sympathy is with her brother. Rachel Fairbanks had...
August 20, 2011 - 8:59am
August 16, 2011
Fairbanks trial again delayed as jury selection remains slow process
CROOKSTON -- The murder trial of Thomas Fairbanks again has been pushed back as jury selection continues to go slower than the judge expected. Fairbanks is charged with shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey Feb. 18, 2009, causing his death in hospice care in...
August 16, 2011 - 9:07am
August 15, 2011
ANALYSIS: Details of Dewey's death may be key in Fairbanks trial
CROOKSTON - As the murder trial of Thomas Fairbanks approaches, a key issue appears to be whether when and how his alleged victim -- Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey -- died might affect how the jury decides the case. Minnesota District Judge Jeff Remick said Friday...
August 15, 2011 - 8:36am
August 10, 2011
FAIRBANKS TRIAL: Total of eight jurors chosen so far
CROOKSTON - Wall Street's woes came into jury selection Tuesday in the trial of Thomas Fairbanks, on the first anniversary of the death of the deputy he's charged with murdering. A financial advisor chosen to be part of the jury pool had his interview stopped short by Minnesota District...
August 10, 2011 - 10:09am
August 3, 2011
Jury selection in Fairbanks trial continues
CROOKSTON -- The first five potential jurors interviewed in court today in the murder trial of Thomas Lee Fairbanks were rejected by the prosecution or the defense, one after nearly two hours of questions from the judge and attorneys from both sides. Jury selection will resume Wednesday...
August 3, 2011 - 10:09am
August 2, 2011
FAIRBANKS TRIAL: Jury selection postponed
CROOKSTON -- Jury selection was postponed Monday afternoon as attorneys from both sides in the Thomas Fairbanks murder trial wrangled over whether the defense could introduce evidence he was intoxicated when he is alleged to have shot Mahnomen County (Minn.) Sheriff's Deputy Christopher...
August 2, 2011 - 8:36am
February 20, 2009
Web site reports deputy showing good signs during recovery from gunshot wounds
FARGO - Family and doctors continue to remain optimistic about the recovery of a Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy shot in the line of duty Wednesday. Carrie Haug, a spokeswoman for Fargo's MeritCare Hospital, said Christopher Dewey remains in critical but stable condition this morning. Dewey,...
February 20, 2009 - 11:49am
February 19, 2009
Deputy showing signs of recovering from bullet wounds to head
FARGO - MeritCare doctors said a sheriff's deputy shot Wednesday in a confrontation in Mahnomen, Minn., has begun responding to verbal commands and will spend several months recovering. "He's doing very well considering his injuries," one doctor said during a news conference this...
February 19, 2009 - 1:55pm
March 30, 2008
Finding paradise in middle of Broadway
DETROIT LAKES - I have found my Eden, my paradise, my wonderland of pure joy and happiness. I, as you have read, was gifted by my choir to have the opportunity to go on the trip of a lifetime. I made the pilgrimage to the great urban jungle known as New York City. In this paradise...
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am