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DULUTH - A federal court ruled Tuesday that the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa must pay the city of Duluth about $10.3 million. U.S. District Court Judge Susan Nelson determined that the city was entitled to back payments it should have received under a revenue-sharing agreement involving the Fond-Du-Luth Casino. The band ceased sharing casino funds with the city in 2009 after concluding the agreement was inconsistent with the law.
Three adults and four juveniles have been charged in connection with two separate August burglaries within nine days at the same liquor store in Red Lake Falls, Minn. Liquor and cigarettes were taken in the Aug. 20 and Aug.
FARGO – Fargo police arrested and booked the son of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky Tuesday morning on suspicion of drunken driving. Fargo police Lt.
The temperatures have started to drop and there is no doubt that fall is here. Fall is my favorite season because it’s the time of year we welcome bounties of a fruitful harvest, colorful leaves, crisp air and comfort foods. We simply enjoy everything that makes our souls feel warm and cozy. One of those things for me is the smell of oven-roasted apples and cinnamon. Apples are bountiful this time of year and range in flavors and textures. They can be anywhere from sweet to tart or tender to crisp. There are so many varieties to choose from, and I haven’t come across one I don’t enjoy!
Crookston police are investigating the death of a 41-year-old Crookston man. The man, identified as Douglas Spiegel, was found unresponsive late Monday night in the 100 block of South Broadway, according to a report from the Police Department. Police were dispatched to the scene at 11:26 p.m. Spiegel’s body was taken to UND in Grand Forks, where a medical examiner planned to an autopsy on the victim, according to police. The case remains under investigation.
FARGO – Young love can hurt, in more than just unrequited crushes and broken hearts. Teen dating abuse is a problem of growing concern. New research on the topic showing more than a third of teens say they’ve been physically, emotionally or sexually abused was recently presented at a meeting of the American Psychological Association. “Dating violence often can mimic domestic violence in some ways with a younger population,” says Daria Odegaard, education coordinator for the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center in Fargo.
FERTILE, Minn. – Despite being an avid gardener, Amanda Syverson had never grown a pumpkin until she heard about pink pumpkins. Her mom, whose best friend is a breast cancer survivor, told Syverson about the Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation, started in 2012 to help in the fight against breast cancer. Growers contract with the foundation to raise and sell Porcelain Doll Pink Pumpkins, a natural hybrid with a pale pink exterior.
FARGO – A 1-year-old Hitterdal, Minn., boy who ate a laundry detergent pod left the pediatric intensive care unit at Sanford Hospital here on Monday. According to Alex Rohde’s Caring Bridge website, the boy was doing “much better” on Monday. “He is currently being moved out of PICU and into a peds room,” his family wrote around noon on Monday. Rohde still had a slight fever on Monday, but his family wrote on Caring Bridge that doctors said the boy could go home in a few days if he continues to show improvement. Rhode was flown to the Fargo hospital after swallowing a Tide pod on Se
VIRGINIA, Minn. -- An Aurora man pleaded guilty today in State District Court in Virginia to photographing a girl under the age of 18 in various stages of undress. Michael Gene Jewell, 34, entered a plea of guilty to possessing pictorial representation of minors and interference with the privacy of a minor under 18. A third count, dissemination of pornographic work involving minors, was dismissed. Sentencing was set for Nov. 18, but Judge Gary J.
NEVIS, Minn. – Adam Earl Poole loved to hunt and fish. So much so, his wedding a month ago featured camouflage vests, matching ties and Ducks Unlimited hats for the 23-year-old and his groomsmen. On Saturday, exactly four weeks after marrying his sweetheart Allison, Adam was tragically killed in a duck hunting accident on the lake where he met his wife, where his grandmother lived and where he grew up in the outdoors. “He pretty much spent his whole life in that fishing boat,” said father Scott Poole of his son. “He loved being out in the weather, the freedom.