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Much agreement among county commissioner candidates
School board candidates debate issues
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Oct. 25
Roundabout, water for beach bathhouse among county board actions
Midway Mall Cinema 9 is sold
The rush of the flush
From the stand: Bucks starting to move
DNR Report: Drawdown underway on Pope County lake
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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On The Street
October 11, 2016
Fergus Falls teen dies in hit-and-run bicycle crash in Texas
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—A bicycle ride was held Monday night in memory of a Baylor University sophomore from Fergus Falls, who died after being...
October 11, 2016 - 9:28am
August 22, 2016
Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins 5-year-old
BRAINERD, Minn. --An Amber Alert on Saturday for a missing 5-year-old Watkins girl turned into a homicide investigation within hours, after tips...
August 22, 2016 - 6:01pm
July 14, 2016
County Road 17 road work begins: Detours in place
Reconstruction of County Road 17 (known as Gene’s Barn Road) near Nelson has begun. According to Douglas County Public Works, the asphalt surface between County Road 79 and South Lake Jessie Road will be ground up this week and then the earthwork will start next week. The portion...
July 14, 2016 - 10:36am
July 4, 2016
Slight risk for storms on the Fourth
(WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) The Storm Prediction Center has placed much of the WDAY/WDAZ/Forum area inside a Slight Risk area for severe thunderstorms...
July 4, 2016 - 3:05pm
June 30, 2016
Charges: Hibbing man beheaded after sex assault allegation
By Tom Olsen, Forum News Service HIBBING, Minn. -- A sexual assault allegation led to the beheading of a 20-year-old Hibbing man last week in rural Itasca County, according to murder charges filed Wednesday. Authorities said David Alexander Haiman also was beaten with a baseball bat...
June 30, 2016 - 8:04am
June 18, 2016
More Storms Late Tonight, NWS issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch throughout ND
The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch 272 in effect until 6 am CDT Sunday for the following areas In North Dakota...
June 18, 2016 - 7:02pm
June 1, 2016
YOU ASKED: How does Sentence-to-Serve work?
A community member asked how Sentence-to-Serve (STS) works and what the guidelines are for offenders to be eligible for the program. STS is...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
April 25, 2016
Artist Terry Redlin dies
By Rob Beer, Forum News Service WATERTOWN, S.D. -- A famed South Dakota artist died Sunday and while Terry Redlin wasn't able to put a brush...
April 25, 2016 - 3:54pm
March 8, 2016
Man fires gun near bar to scare away the 'corpses'
By Forum News Service WATSON, Minn. -- A west-central Minnesota man who fired a gun near an area bar and told authorities he was "just protecting his country" and to “get away from the corpses that were after him” made his first appearance Monday in Chippewa County District Court....
March 8, 2016 - 12:44pm
February 25, 2016
Driver seriously injured in Otter Tail County crash
A two-vehicle broadside crash near Deer Creek in Otter Tail County resulted in serious injuries this morning. Gerald Barthel, 77, of Perham was driving a Chevrolet Silverado north on Highway 106 and Joshua Weekley, 20, of Bertha was driving east on Otter Tail County Road 52. Weekley,...
February 25, 2016 - 2:37pm
February 16, 2016
Authorities seeking pickup that hit man along road near Waubun
By Forum News Service WAUBUN, Minn. -- Authorities are searching for a vehicle that struck a man who had left his car after it slid off of a road and into a ditch in Mahnomen County on Sunday. According to Minnesota State Patrol, Mohamed Paya, 28, Fargo, was driving a 1994 Cadillac...
February 16, 2016 - 7:46am
February 3, 2016
Woman found dead on ice in St. Cloud died of fall, autopsy shows
By Forum News Service A woman found dead Sunday on the Mississippi River in St. Cloud has been identified. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office said Hannah Pauline Udvig, 21, of St. Cloud, was found near the Granite City Crossing Bridge, on State Highway 23, on the ice of the river...
February 3, 2016 - 9:19am
January 25, 2016
Project to repair, preserve Fergus Falls landmark for future use wins approval
By Jacob Tellers, Fergus Falls Journal The Fergus Falls City Council approved moving forward with a project to repair and preserve the former and historic Regional Treatment Center after receiving an updated report from Stantec Consulting Services. The project — intended to make...
January 25, 2016 - 10:02am
January 20, 2016
Victim identified in fish house carbon monoxide poisoning
By Forum News Service WALKER, Minn. -- A 34-year-old Akeley, Minn., man died and another man is in a Twin Cities hospital after an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning Sunday in an ice fishing house on Leech Lake. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports it received a call at 4:37...
January 20, 2016 - 8:53am
January 18, 2016
Father loses lawsuit against officers who he claimed kept him from baby’s birth
By Jacob Tellers, Fergus Falls Journal An Otter Tail County judge dismissed a lawsuit against two Fergus Falls police officers accused of wrongfully detaining a man and preventing him from witnessing the birth of his child. Dennis Fronning of Battle Lake filed a lawsuit in 2014 against...
January 18, 2016 - 9:31am