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MINNEAPOLIS - Xcel Energy is notifying about 16,000 customers in Minnesota and South Dakota that some information about their accounts inadvertently was printed on another customer’s bill. The company is also changing the affected residential customers’ account numbers and offering business customers the option of creating new account numbers. The information, which appears on some bills dated Nov. 12, includes another customer’s name, address, account and meter number, energy used and the amount owed.
The holiday season is almost here, and for many that means the added stress of last-minute dinner guests, extended visits from family and impromptu parties.
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FARGO – A Fargo man was sentenced to one year, three months and three weeks in prison after pleading guilty to accusations he attacked a woman and trapped her in a bathroom here. Jason A. Mayse, 38, pleaded guilty to one count of felony Class C criminal trespass and one count of Class A misdemeanor domestic assault in the July 24 incident. Police said at the time the woman had been in a relationship with Mayse prior to the attack, and officers were forced to use a Taser on Mayse to subdue him.
FARGO – Police have released the identity of a 43-year-old man who was found dead Monday night near the railroad tracks in an industrial area of Fargo. Chad Lewis Johnson, of Fargo, died of injuries related to being struck by a train, Fargo police said in a written statement released Tuesday morning. Johnson is a former Fargo Force hockey team assistant coach who resigned in September as coach of the Lincoln Stars of the United States Hockey League. Force General Manager Jon Kram said he was contacted Tuesday morning about Johnson's death. "Our deepest sympathies, thoughts and pray
THIEF RIVER FALLS — The extortion trial of Gerald Sunsdahl, 52, began Monday with jury selection. He is accused of sending a former neighbor a crude hand-written letter threatening to kill the man and his family unless the neighbor delivered $500,000 in cash. Sunsdahl faces a charge of attempted coercion and two charges of making terroristic threats, each a felony with a maximum prison sentence of five years. He has pleaded not guilty.
FOSSTON, Minn. – Three businesses here were burglarized sometime late Sunday or early Monday. According to a release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the Fosston Dairy Queen, Cenex Store and Fosston Tri-Coop were burglarized. In all three burglaries, suspects made off with an undetermined amount of cash and property after forcing their way into the businesses, the release stated. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has leads on the cases as it continues an investigation.