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Park Rapids mother fighting to have military son’s death reclassified
Five people vie for Bemidji city manager; interviews March 3
Seeds to bees to table: How local agriculture has changed
White Earth job fair to be held March 5
Writers conference set for summer in Bemidji
Huwe makes return trip to state semifinals
Bombers advance with win over NCW
Bellefeuille scores 1,000th point in final game
Frazee places fourth at Class A state wrestling tournament
Lakers sweep season series from Spuds
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Friday Matters: Everyday Christian
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
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
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
Letter: Minimum wage increase isn’t the way out of poverty
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
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
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
November 30, 2013
Before county assistance approval felons must pass test
It can be a hotly debated topic — the issue of giving welfare benefits to people who are also known to be using drugs. Now, Becker County is among the other Minnesota counties implementing a new law which requires all convicted drug felons to pass drug tests before being approved...
November 30, 2013 - 4:00pm
August 9, 2013
Teen faces felony charge, threatened to kill woman like “that old lady”
WILLMAR -- Juan Guillermo Carranza, 17, of Willmar, made his first appearance Thursday on a felony charge of terroristic threats for allegedly threatening Wednesday evening to kill a woman, and referenced the recent Kandiyohi County homicide in his threat. Carranza also faces a...
news / crime
August 9, 2013 - 9:27am
June 13, 2013
Grand Rapids man pleads guilty to felony burglary
A convicted felon arrested in April after a two-hour standoff with police in Grand Rapids pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony burglary. Steven Lee Carpenter, 25, of Grand Rapids was charged with one count of burglary in the first degree. Carpenter and a juvenile allegedly stole a...
news / crime
June 13, 2013 - 7:56am
June 11, 2013
NDSU football player charged with felony after fight
FARGO – A standout North Dakota State University football player was charged Monday with felony aggravated assault, accused of beating a man unconscious in a downtown Fargo street after the bars let out early Sunday. Travis Beck, 21, is accused of striking 24-year-old Matthew...
news / crime
June 11, 2013 - 8:19am
March 12, 2009
Robert Briard seeks change of venue in criminal sexual conduct case
Attorneys for Frazee hog farmer Robert Briard have filed a motion for change of venue in his criminal sexual conduct case. Briard, 62, was acquitted by a jury on Dec. 17 of first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct charges involving a girl under the age of 13. Those incidents...
news / Frazee
March 12, 2009 - 4:30pm
February 24, 2009
Felon voter in Roseau County to spend 30 days behind bars
The felon who notified his probation officer before voting in the presidential election in November in Roseau County was sentenced Monday to spend 30 days in jail for illegally casting a ballot. Eric Stephen Willems, 25, of Warroad, Minn., is a convicted sex offender who spent four...
February 24, 2009 - 12:18pm
February 3, 2009
White Earth man sentenced for felony domestic assault
A White Earth man was sentenced last week in Becker County District Court to five years' probation on a charge of felony domestic assault. Matthew Joel Larson, 26, of 39432 County Rd. 34 East, White Earth, was charged with one felony count of domestic assault and one felony count...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
Jackson man sentenced for drug possession
A Jackson, Minn., man was sentenced to five years' probation and 30 days in jail last week in Becker County District Court on two felony counts of drug possession. Jason Richard Weets, 23, of 64 River St., Jackson, Minn., pled guilty to two felony counts of drug possession on Dec....
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Briards both facing felony charges in Becker County
Here's an update on the legal status of Frazee hog farmers Robert and Virginia Briard, who both face felony charges in Becker County District Court. Although court dates shift frequently, especially with high-profile cases, here are the current dates and charges: Robert Briard,...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
December 14, 2008
Northern MN deputy charged with felony thefts
Cass County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Holmes Karbowski, 77, of Bena, Minn., was arraigned Dec. 2 in Cass County District Court on two felony theft counts and one of presenting false claims to a public officer or body. He is accused of submitting overlapping hour time sheets to claim...
December 14, 2008 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Former Bemidji technical college provost charged with felony tax crime
The Beltrami County Attorney's Office recently charged Charles Giammona, 60, of Bemidji, with five felony tax crimes. According to the criminal complaint, Giammona worked as Provost of Northwest Technical College in Bemidji from June 2004 through July 2008 when he was involuntarily...
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am
August 23, 2008
Well-known Fargo builder, Pelican Rapid resident and wife face felony charges
FARGO - Fargo homebuilder Larry Villella, known for his "Hey, how you doin'?" advertisements, and his wife face felony charges for allegedly exploiting her 75-year-old father out of more than $100,000 and forging his signature on a loan guaranty to benefit their business. Documents...
August 23, 2008 - 10:00pm