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FARGO – Cass County authorities are investigating a report of a woman who said someone posted her phone number to multiple websites along with a message promising sexual favors. The woman’s complaint, detailed in a search warrant affidavit, echoes cases of “revenge porn” that have spurred a law in California prohibiting posting graphic images of a person online without their consent. The search warrant filed on Friday in Cass County District Court states the woman contacted the Cass County Sheriff’s Department Sept.
FARGO – A Fargo woman faces felony child neglect charges after police say a newspaper delivery person reported her 3-year-old and 2-year-old children wandering naked alone through four blocks of a northside neighborhood. Amber Kanowske, 23, of Fargo, was charged Sept. 23 in Cass County District Court with one count of Class C felony abuse or neglect of a child. According to documents filed in Cass County court, Fargo police officers were dispatched about 6:21 a.m. on Aug.
BEMIDJI -- An 18-year-old Bovey, Minn., man was stabbed at a party early Sunday in Beltrami County and law enforcement is asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect and two persons of interest. According to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were dispatched at 12:46 a.m.
A letter sent to parents and families of the Lakes Area Gymnastics Academy in Perham on Tuesday stated the termination of the contract with head coach Charlie Fleck. The letter...
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A wolf killed at a Lake Winnibigoshish campground after an attack on a teenager was in fact the animal that bit the 16-year-old, officials said Thursday. It...
DULUTH - Chris Dahlberg, a St. Louis County commissioner and Duluth attorney, announced Thursday that he officially is running in the Republican race for Minnesota’s U.S. Senate seat now held by Democrat Al Franken. Dahlberg, 51, made the announcement in the Twin Cities suburb of New Brighton on the front porch of supporters, promoting what he calls a return to “front-porch leadership.” He plans a similar media event Saturday at his Duluth home. Three other Republicans have announced they are seeking the nomination: state Sen. Julianne Ortman, state Rep.
ST. PAUL - A longtime Republican activist agreed Thursday to drop a lawsuit claiming gender discrimination against the Minnesota Senate. Former Senate GOP spokesman Michael Brodkorb will get $30,000 in severance pay in the deal, which already cost state taxpayers more than $300,000 in legal fees.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, pushed by a lawsuit in federal court, moved Thursday to designate additional federal land as critical habitat for lynx, although not in Minnesota. The...
Minnesota’s dwindling moose herd has a year off from human hunters in 2013, but that doesn’t mean life for the big north woods critters is a walk in the park. Moose are still being hit hard by disease, injury and parasites, and they are still prey for four-legged hunters that don’t need licenses. And there are still far more dying than should be. Researchers studying calf moose in Northeastern Minnesota have so far found more than two-thirds of the young moose died during their first four months of life, leaving far fewer young moose than needed to sustain a healthy population. Of
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has approved Minnesota Power’s plan to add more wind-generated electricity, add some hydro and natural-gas-generated electricity and to continue burning coal as well. The commission...