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LAPORTE — Authorities said alcohol appears to have been a factor in a rollover crash early Monday that killed a Cass Lake man and injured two others south of LaPorte. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Anthony Hare Jr., 18, of Cass Lake, was westbound on state Highway 200 in a 1997 Chevy Blazer at about 2 a.m. when it left the road and rolled.
October is here. The leaves are falling, and a lot of you are visiting local pumpkin patches, corn mazes and haunted houses. It’s also the time of year when my son starts planning what he’s going to be for Halloween. This year, he announced he wants to be “everything,” but I’m sure we’ll end up with some form of superhero costume. (I think superhero kind of covers “everything” for little boys.) Halloween’s celebrated with costumes, trick-or-treating and parties, and some Halloween foods can be really fun and tasty to make.
By: Emily Welker | Forum News Service FARGO – A Fargo man will serve three months in jail after pleading guilty to felony charges connected to two incidents last spring in which he grabbed the breasts of two female customers, offering one of them free food in exchange. Austin James Brady, 20, pleaded guilty Monday in Cass County District Court to counts of Class C felony breaking into a vehicle and Class B sexual assault.
HAWLEY, Minn. – A man who led police here on a high-speed chase early Saturday is the only suspect in the strangulation and bludgeoning deaths of his parents. According to court documents, a Hawley officer saw 34-year-old Thomas Snow speeding through town on Highway 10 about 3:30 a.m.
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Jury selection will begin Tuesday in Thief River Falls in the murder trial of Jedidiah Troxel, 33, Crookston. He is accused of first degree murder and criminal sexual assault in the 2012 stabbing death of Tanya Kazmierczak, 40, Thief River Falls. Pre-trial motions were heard Monday in Pennington County District Court before District Judge Donald Aandal.
RED LAKE FALLS, Minn.
MOORHEAD – Commuters on Highway 75 here will be able to travel just a little bit faster soon. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is raising the speed limit of Highway 75 from 55 mph to 60 mph. The entire road, which stretches from south of Luverne through Breckenridge and Moorhead to the Canadian border near Noyes, will have an increased speed limit. Crews began installing new speed limit signs today. The speed limit will become effective as soon as the signs are posted. The speed limit on most of Highway 59 will increase to 60 mph.
CARBONDALE, Ill. – Southern Illinois head football coach Dale Lennon said he doesn’t need to brag about North Dakota State after watching the Bison mount a third-quarter rally behind an impressive running game. NDSU’s undefeated record, he says, speaks for itself. The top-ranked Bison ran for 205 yards and three touchdowns in the third quarter alone, picking up a 31-10 victory against the Salukis in Missouri Valley Football Conference action Saturday afternoon in front of 11,121 fans at Saluki Stadium. “Those are huge numbers,” NDSU head coach Craig Bohl said.
BISMARCK – North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says the state crime bureau is “overwhelmed” with applications for concealed weapons licenses, creating longer wait times for applicants at a time when a change in state law recently raised the application fee from $45 to $60. To help alleviate the backlog, the state Bureau of Criminal Investigation is hiring additional employees and reassigning existing ones, approving more overtime and even using senior citizen volunteers three days a week to help with filing and stuffing envelopes. “We have found that we’re not just inundated, w