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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
Wounded Mahnomen County deputy headed to Colorado rehabilitation hospital today
FARGO - Mahnomen County (Minn.) Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey continues to make progress and will be transferred today via airplane to a rehabilitation hospital in Colorado. Dewey, who was shot in the head and abdomen while on duty two weeks ago in Mahnomen, is headed to Craig...
March 5, 2009 - 8:58am
March 3, 2009
Benefit slated for Saturday in Fargo for injured deputy Dewey
FARGO - A benefit to raise funds for Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey is planned for 7 p.m. Saturday at the Teamsters Lounge in Fargo, 21 18th St. S. Carmen the Cactus will play from 8 p.m. to midnight. A $5 minimum donation is suggested, according to the lounge. Dewey...
March 3, 2009 - 1:53pm
March 2, 2009
Wounded Mahnomen County deputy being transferred to Denver rehab hospital
FARGO - Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey will be transferred later this week to a rehabilitation hospital in Denver. Dewey, who was shot in the head and abdomen while on duty two weeks ago in Mahnomen, is headed to Craig Hospital, which specializes in brain and...
March 2, 2009 - 5:49pm
February 28, 2009
Deputy's family showered with support at Mahnomen benefit
MAHNOMEN - Emily Dewey arrived at the school here Friday evening to an overwhelming show of support, smiles and hugs included. Dressed in a green T-shirt designed in honor of her husband, Christopher, Emily Dewey brushed away an occasional tear as she returned the smiles and greetings...
February 28, 2009 - 5:02pm
February 26, 2009
Pancake supper benefit tomorrow for Mahnomen sheriff's deputy shot in the line of duty
A pancake supper will be held on Feb. 27 for the Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy who was shot in the line of duty last week. The pancake supper for Christopher Dewey starts at 5 p.m. at the Mahnomen School cafeteria. There will be a bake sale as well. The school is located at 310...
February 26, 2009 - 9:54am
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 25, 2009
Wife of deputy gunned down speaks publicly
FARGO - Emily Dewey is vigilant of her husband Christopher's recovery from the gunshot wounds he suffered last week while on duty as a Mahnomen...
February 25, 2009 - 2:13pm
February 24, 2009
Deputy's wife heard chilling events unfold
FARGO - Emily Dewey heard everything last Wednesday. The 24-year-old nursing student was listening to the scanner, waiting for her husband,...
February 24, 2009 - 9:20am
February 23, 2009
'Nothing short of miracle' as deputy upgraded to satisfactory condition at Fargo hospital
FARGO - A Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy now is listed in satisfactory condition after Fargo doctors upgraded him from guarded condition. "They think it's nothing short of a miracle," said Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney, who was asked by Christopher Dewey's family to be a spokesman...
February 23, 2009 - 8:52am
Deputy in Mahnomen shooting faces more surgery
FARGO - A Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy who suffered gunshot wounds Wednesday was moved out of the critical care unit of Fargo's MeritCare...
February 23, 2009 - 8:30am
February 22, 2009
Shot Mahnomen deputy moves into surgical unit
FARGO - A Mahnomen County (Minn.) Sheriff's deputy who suffered gunshot wounds Wednesday has been moved out of the critical care unit of Fargo's MeritCare Hospital and into a surgical unit. Chris Dewey remains in guarded condition, according to an update made today on the hospital's...
February 22, 2009 - 8:53pm
February 21, 2009
Doctors upgrade condition of Mahnomen deputy to guarded
FARGO - Doctors have upgraded the condition of the Mahnomen County (Minn.) Sheriff's Department deputy shot on Wednesday. Chris Dewey is now...
February 21, 2009 - 3:41pm
February 20, 2009
Wounded deputy's partner on leave pending investigation of his shooting of standoff suspect
MAHNOMEN - The partner of the wounded Mahnomen County deputy is on paid administrative leave, pending the investigation of Wednesday's shooting and nearly nine-hour long standoff here. Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier said Deputy Chad Peterson was placed on leave after firing one...
February 20, 2009 - 3:14pm
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