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FERGUS FALLS — An Otter Tail County prosecutor believes more victims may have been sexually abused by a Mille Lacs County deputy at summer camp. Aaron Heuer, 29, is accused of having sexual contact with four boys while volunteering as a fishing guide at Lutheran Island Camp near Henning in June. He is charged in Otter Tail County Court with eight counts of criminal sexual conduct. Court documents say Heuer sexually touched the boys, all between ages 8 and 10, then asked them to touch him.
The University of North Dakota’s big question in fall camp has yet to be answered: Who will start at quarterback when UND opens its 2013 season Aug. 29 against Valparaiso?...
Football scheduling is not the only thing on the Minnesota State High School League’s mind with the construction of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. Things may not only get chilly for football fans with the Prep Bowl moving from the Metrodome to TCF Bank Stadium in 2014 and 2015, but for girls and boys soccer fans as well. Associate director Jody Redman said Tuesday at the MSHSL board meeting that St.
In our household, salads are pretty much a staple of the evening meal during the summer months. But both Hubby Bryan and I get easily bored with a repetitive side dish, so we try to mix it up with an array of available add-ins. So what constitutes a topping?
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Friends, family, co-workers and fans gathered in Thrive Community Church in Grand Forks and shared their favorite memories Monday of Kerri Drees, host of Christian radio...
Days before the trial was to begin, a Grand Forks prosecutor on Monday dropped charges against a man accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl, saying “she was too traumatized” to testify. But Justin Breitweiser, an assistant state’s attorney for Grand Forks County, said he has four more years to re-file the same felony charges against Norman Kuehnel, which could put Kuehnel in prison for life. Kuehnel’s attorney, Blake Hankey, meanwhile, protested the judge’s approval of the prosecutor’s motion, saying i
NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. – A man police say shot and killed 20-year Ethan Honer here on Thursday before turning the gun on himself has died. Jacob Geiser, 23, of New York Mills, died of gunshot wounds after he was airlifted to a St. Cloud hospital, according to a release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. A 21-year-old woman said Geiser called 911 after she saw Geiser shoot Honer and then himself at a home in the 57,000 block of Highway 56 about 9 p.m., the release said. Honer, of Dent, was found dead at the scene, while Geiser was unconscious.
Law enforcement authorities say the number of drunken driving arrests during last weekend’s WE Fest is on par with a downward trend they’ve seen over the past 10 years or so. Otter Tail County Sheriff Kelly Shannon said deputies responded to 329 calls for service from Wednesday to Sunday morning, a weekend when more than 50,000 concertgoers flocked to Soo Pass Ranch for the 31st annual weekend of outdoor concerts and camping. During that time, 63 people were arrested on various charges by deputies, Detroit Lakes police and the Minnesota State Patrol. Of those arrested, 18 landed in ja
DULUTH, Minn. – What Constance Cowan remembers about her brother, Jimmy, is that he had a challenged upbringing. She was 4 and he was 9 when their mother died in...
Sixteen-year-old Parker Hanson knew around first or second grade there was something different about him. “People started asking me what happened,” Hanson – a soon-to-be Hawley High School junior –...