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Investigators focus on foul play behind missing plane
Tests show hypothermia as cause of homeless man’s death in Fargo
Investigation into officer’s suicide to be done in days
Conference discusses disabilities
Police say body found near south Fargo strip mall ruled homicide
Lakers bust-out season could be a starting point
Nagel named Region Coach of Year
Girls Hockey Wrap-up: Lakers keep making progress
Lady Raiders’ playoff runs deep, but ends vs. Cougars
Surviving the Birkie and Seneca
In the Zone
Three local FCCLA members meet with legislators, shadow during session
Goeun Park: Find happiness wherever you can
Holly McCamant: Women have come a long way
M State cyber team wins state competition
Franken seeks poetry entries for contest
Friends & Neighbors
Fond du Lac Band mulls elk restoration
Prairie chicken blind available next month at Hamden Slough
Brad Laabs: When do you think area lakes will be ice free?
Blane Klemek: Like Aladdin’s carpet, flying squirrels really don’t fly — they glide
Learn how to make maple syrup at Minnesota state parks
Hospice RRV hires account executive
MN gas prices jump up faster than nation
Farmers encouraged to get crop insurance
Amazon plans Prime fee hike by $20, risks consumer wrath
Computer businesses install themselves in town
Our Opinion: New sales tax is a smart move
Lynn Hummel: A boxful of unused commas
All voters should get involved in political process
Women’s history: by the numbers
Teacher exams important but not a one-size-fits-all
Author to read from new book Friday in NYM
Sweet Colleens coming to Top Hat Theatre March 22
‘Magic of Dr. Seuss’ at area libraries next week
Red River Valley Fair to feature Pickler, Hairball
St. Patrick's Day Specials
Miss Northwest Committee looking for volunteers
Northland Real Estate Guide
Guide to Becker County 2014
Police and courts
July 8, 2009
Salvation Army helping displaced residents at south Fargo apartment complex as standoff enters sixth hour
FARGO - The Salvation Army is working with a south Fargo church to assist tenants of an evacuated apartment complex in hopes of giving them a place to go. The apartment complex at 2433 20th Ave. S.
July 8, 2009 - 3:18pm
Crime & Accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Becker County Sheriff's Department and Detroit Lakes Police Department: Thursday, July 2 At 1:34 p.m. police responded to a complaint of a pickup truck full of kids not properly restrained. The officer found seven kids in...
July 8, 2009 - 10:23am
High speed chase ends in crash, arrest near Osage
OSAGE - A high-speed pursuit through eastern Becker County on Wednesday morning came to an abrupt halt in a farmer's field west outside of Osage. The...
July 8, 2009 - 9:05am
Cousin charged in death of infant caused by backing over tent in Renville County
WILLMAR - Four-month-old Wyatt Sander of Redwood Falls was a cousin to the woman who is now charged with three counts of criminal vehicular homicide in his death. Nicolle Marie Mercedes Prechel, 31, of Willmar, is accused of backing her van over the child and his mother around 8:30...
July 8, 2009 - 8:58am
July 7, 2009
Valley City, N.D. pastor resigned after reportedly being extorted by exotic dancer
UPDATED 12:48 p.m. MOORHEAD - A Valley City, N.D., pastor resigned from his post the same day he contacted police here about an exotic dancer extorting him to keep their affair secret. The Rev. Mark S. Ostgarden resigned from his position as associate pastor at Our Savior's Lutheran...
July 7, 2009 - 9:44am
Armed man robs Empire Liquors in Fargo
FARGO - A man armed with a handgun robbed Empire Liquors at 4861 13th Ave. S. in Fargo at approximately 11:40 p.m. Monday, according to Fargo police dispatch. The robber is described as a white male, about 5-feet, 7-inches tall, and wearing a baseball cap, sunglasses, blue wind...
July 7, 2009 - 8:56am
July 6, 2009
Fargo man arrested in early morning stabbing
FARGO - A 21-year-old man who Fargo police believe was involved in an early morning stabbing is under arrest this morning. Police responded to a report of a stabbing at about 1 a.m. Monday in the 2600 block of 14th Street South, finding a man with minor injuries, said Sgt. Bill Ahlfeldt. "Basically,...
July 6, 2009 - 12:22pm
July 4, 2009
Four die in rollover northeast of Detroit Lakes
Four people were killed in the rollover of a van early Saturday morning northeast of Detroit Lakes. According to the Becker County Sheriff's Office, a 1995 Chevy Lumina mini-van with seven people was southbound on County Highway 37 near the with County Road 26, about 30 miles northeast...
July 4, 2009 - 7:03pm
July 3, 2009
Grand Forks father accused of injuring daughter did jail time for hurting 14-month-old
GRAND FORKS - A father recently accused of inflicting severe head injuries on his 4-week-old daughter was convicted in 1994 of assaulting a 14-month-old in his care in Moorhead. Steven Paul Klein, 35, was sentenced to seven years and two months in prison for first-degree assaul...
July 3, 2009 - 3:05pm
Menahga man sentenced for burglary
Brandon Duke Jacob, 20, of Menahga was sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony theft of property. A felony chare of second-degree burglary of a dwelling was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records: In the evening of Feb.
July 3, 2009 - 12:14pm
Crime and accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Department: Tuesday, June 30 - At 6:04 p.m. a fire was reported in a tree stand at Woodland Trails and Campgrounds resort, Ogema. White Earth firefighters were on the...
July 3, 2009 - 11:40am
July 2, 2009
Nun assaulted at St. Anne's Guest Home in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS - A 78-year-old nun reported that a resident at St. Anne's Guest Home in Grand Forks threw part of her headdress on the floor, damaged her glasses and struck her in the face. Police arrested the resident, 47-year-old Dorothy Peltier, without incident at the home Tuesday. The...
July 2, 2009 - 11:33am
July 1, 2009
Bemidji woman sentenced for manslaughter in methadone overdose case
BEMIDJI - Lillie Rae Kise, 29, of Bemidji, was sentenced Tuesday, June 30, in Beltrami County District Court for serious felony second degree manslaughter - culpable negligence creating unreasonable risk. Judge John Melbye sentenced Kise to 48 months in prison on the manslaughter...
July 1, 2009 - 5:37pm
Fosston man sentenced for string of fires set in Clearwater and Polk counties
BAGLEY - Nick Adam Schouviller was sentenced Tuesday, June 30, in Clearwater County District Court. Judge Paul E. Rasmussen committed Schouviller to 38 months in prison for the Clearwater County offenses. Restitution, more than a half million dollars for all the fires, has been...
July 1, 2009 - 5:34pm
Vernier pleads guilty in connection with Dewey shooting
MAHNOMEN - The man accused of being an accomplice in the February shooting of Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy Christopher Dewey reached a plea deal for his role in the incident. Daniel Kurt Vernier, 27, pleaded guilty to the charge of failure to render assistance during a hearing...
July 1, 2009 - 3:43pm