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Barry Amundson

An almost 50-year veteran of the newspaper business, Amundson has worked for The Forum and Forum News Service for 15 years. He started as a sport reporter in Minnesota. He is currently the city and night reporter for The Forum. bamundson@forumcomm.com 701-451-5665

Maichael Yousa is accused of rear-ending a motorcyclist who suffered life-threatening injuries in a hit-and-run crash. A state trooper later shot Yousa during an exchange of gunfire, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
Vehicle was crushed between two semis in construction zone.
The small SUV with three people inside was crushed between two semis as traffic slowed in a construction zone.
The shooting suspect was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound south of Hawley, Minnesota, in rural Clay County, authorities said.
Her vehicle collided with a semi on icy roads Wednesday morning.
MacKenzie Scott, former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is giving away billions of dollars to charity.
Richville woman among those hurt Wednesday, Sept. 8, in Otter Tail County.
The coveted Stork Pin given to those who assist families through childbirth. Only 13 have been awarded in the past five years.
Bird snared in Roberts County in far northeast corner of South Dakota
Last year, Gwen Erickson raised 27 of the nation's most popular and endangered butterflies. This year, she's up to 61 with about six or seven more to go.