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Man in custody after shooting deputy near Crookston; officer wearing bulletproof vest uninjured
Police arrest 15-year-old Fargo boy in mall assault case
Respiratory illness spreads to Minnesota
One injured in Hubbard County rollover; officers searching for passenger
Blessing of the Pets is Sunday
Perham head football coach resigns mid-season
Bemidji, Crookston sweep Laker tennis team
No. 4 Lakers host upset-minded Prowlers Friday night
Tennis: Lakers fifth at Mid-State tourney
Lakers fourth at Panther swimming invitational
The Lost Italian: Now’s the time to give Brussels sprouts a try
Social Security: About half of SSA applications online
Bennett Joseph Witzke
Sharing the dream: 400-square-foot treehouse near Wadena becomes hot spot for vacation rentals
Friends & Neighbors
WDAZ wins Emmy for team coverage in GF
Minnesota jobs up 6,100
MN gas prices down this week, this year
DL chiropractors pursuing new ventures
Minnesota gas prices at Sept. standstill
Coming up this weekend in the lakes area
Art Leap in Park Rapids Sept. 27-28
Fire & Ice Fundraiser set for Sept. 27
Alley Fair is set Sept. 20 in downtown Fargo
The Beach Boys coming to Bemidji’s Sanford Center
Franklin Jackson Jr.
Palestine vs. Israel: Options to replace jihad terrorism
Cracking down on Caller ID fraud
Lynn Hummel: Welcome to Camp Uzi, little girls!
Rep. Peterson: NRCC TV ad is misleading
Letter: Clean Water proposal aims to help farmers
Fall Color Tour is set for Oct. 2; will visit Detroit Mountain
Brad Laabs: As weather goes, so goes September fishing
Blane Klemek: Kingfisher, osprey, pelican; To be a bird for a day
DNR land sale in October
Zebra mussels found in Cass Lake
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
August 23, 2011
Jurors fire handgun used by Fairbanks to shoot Deputy Dewey
CROOKSTON - Ninety-one times in the courtroom this morning, the jury "dry-fired" the handgun used by Thomas Fairbanks to shoot Mahnomen County Deputy Christopher Dewey. In what state law enforcement officers said was a rare courtroom demonstration, each of the 15 jurors filed out...
August 23, 2011 - 3:21pm
August 5, 2011
Fairbanks murder trial complicated by arrest of star witness
CROOKSTON -- A longtime nurse and a college student were added to the jury Thursday in the murder trial of Thomas Fairbanks. That brings to...
August 5, 2011 - 11:19am
August 12, 2010
Man accused in Deputy Dewey shooting now faces murder charge
Prosecutors have filed a murder charge against the man accused of shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Dewey. Thomas Fairbanks now...
news / crime
August 12, 2010 - 4:07pm
March 5, 2009
Suspect in Mahnomen deputy shooting appears in court
The man accused of shooting Mahnomen County Deputy Christopher Dewey appeared in the Minnesota Ninth District Court in Mahnomen Thursday morning. Thomas Lee Fairbanks, 33, who has been charged with 22 criminal charges in the shooting incident including attempted murder, appeared...
March 5, 2009 - 2:33pm
February 26, 2009
Court appearance for man accused of shooting Mahnomen deputy postponed
The scheduled court appearance for Thomas Lee Fairbanks on Thursday has been postponed to March 5. Daniel Kurt Vernier to appear in court as scheduled Thursday. Fairbanks, 32, of Mahnomen, is accused of shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's deputy Chris Dewey on Feb. 18. He faces 22...
February 26, 2009 - 8:58am
February 20, 2009
Fairbanks, Vernier make first court appearance in Mahnomen deputy shooting
The standoff brought out 18 different law agencies and the first court appearance of Thomas Lee Fairbanks and Daniel Kurt Vernier, though on...
February 20, 2009 - 12:11pm
July 29, 2008
DL woman earns dismissal of charges
Rachel Renee Fairbanks, 25, of 240 Cherry Ridge Drive, Detroit Lakes has been discharged from probation without an adjudication of guilt, after successfully completing requirements set down by the court following a stabbing two years ago. She was charged with felony second-degree...
July 29, 2008 - 12:00am