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This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Firefighter battles PTSD
Pre-K teachers may lose business with Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal
Schools in favor of Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal if they have space
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
March 12, 2013
Fargo broker charged with 14 additional counts
FARGO — A former Fargo investment broker is facing new charges accusing him of defrauding 18 clients out of more than $900,000 in what state securities officials describe as a “Ponzi-type scheme” than ran for more than a decade. Robert Medhus, 65, was charged in December with...
news / crime
March 12, 2013 - 8:12am
December 7, 2010
A tangled web: Grafton, N.D., farmer suspected in multi-million fraud case
FARGO -- A Grafton, N.D., farmer who grew two large farming operations in Texas and then Colorado in the past three years is mired in a remarkable blur of lawsuits, counter- and cross-claims, among former partners and lenders. The central figures in the businesses, Thomas M. and...
December 7, 2010 - 9:23am
June 12, 2009
MDA: file a complaint if you see seed sale fraud
As any farmer or home gardener will tell you, it is hard work turning little seeds into productive, healthy plants. The process becomes much more challenging in those rare cases when the seed itself is defective. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is reminding consumers...
June 12, 2009 - 3:04pm
March 11, 2009
Be mindful for sweepstakes fraud
As the famous Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol gives away roses, balloons and a giant check for a $10 million and other cash prizes this week, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (AGED) warns Minnesotans to be alert to sweepstake...
March 11, 2009 - 11:03am
February 12, 2009
Minnesota House committee shoots down bill requiring photo ID to vote
ST. PAUL - A Minnesota House committee this morning rejected a plan to require that voters produce photo identification before getting an election ballot. The bill by Rep. Tom Emmer would have required voters to carry photo identification, such as a driver's license, when they v...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00pm
January 21, 2009
Fargo man faces theft charges; police believe more victims out there
A Fargo man faces charges of theft by deception for allegedly conning businesses and individuals out of money and property that authorities say could total hundreds of thousands of dollars. Law enforcement agencies believe more victims of 40-year-old Kent James Moritz have yet to...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Roseau County official investigated for tax fraud
The Minnesota Department of Revenue is scrutinizing the financial records of a Roseau County Commissioner and his wife suspected of embezzling and laundering money as well as under-reporting their income. With permission to search "records and documents associated with their incomes...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
DL woman sentenced for credit card fraud
Tequita Shunta Thomas, 33, of 306 Lake Ave., Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony financial transaction card fraud. According to court records: On July 4, she was working a night cleaning shift at the Holiday Inn and found a credit card left...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am