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MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A 20-year-old woman faces charges linked to a crash that killed a 48-year-old motorcyclist in August at an Interstate 94 exit near Barnesville. Sarah Jo Braith, of Buffalo, was charged Friday in Clay County District Court with criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular operation resulting in substantial bodily harm, both felonies.
ST. PAUL -- An attempt is being made to repeal a new law that mandates an aquatic invasive species boat trailer decal. As of July 1, the decal must be placed on trailers after owners pass 30 minutes of training about the dangers of invasive plant and animal species.
BEMIDJI, Minn. – A Menagha, Minn., man is hospitalized after he lost control of his pickup truck and hit a bridge guardrail in Bemidji Wednesday morning. Minnesota State Patrol Lt...
GLYNDON, Minn. – A rural trailer home sustained heavy damage after a fire broke out shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday. Both Glyndon and Dilworth Fire Departments responded to the call and fire crews have been able to put out most of the fire. There were people inside the trailer home when the fire started, everyone is out of the trailer home and is safe.
A former New York Mills man convicted in 27 drunken driving-related cases in Minnesota has been released to residential placement in Clay County.
DULUTH, Minn. - Lake Superior rose farther above normal in December and now sits 9 inches above its normal Jan. 1 level, the International Lake Superior Board of Control reported Monday. The big lake is 11 inches higher than it was on Jan. 1, 2014, and saw its highest December average level since 1996.
LARIMORE, N.D. - An accident involving an elementary school bus and a train occurred just east of Larimore just before 4 p.m. Monday. The North Dakota Highway Patrol confirmed that two people are dead.
In the summer of 2014, Forum News Service set out to shed light on what we saw as a growing problem in North Dakota: human trafficking. It wasn’t until we began reporting that we realized truly what a serious issue the state had on its hands. Not only because of the depravity of the crimes taking place, but also because of the difficulties in detecting trafficking victims and given the unique nature of the Oil Patch, where the high ratio of men to women has created an issue of supply and demand.
A Frazee man has been sentenced for felony domestic assault. Larry Marquest Thomas, 37, was sentenced to 15 months in prison, stayed for five years. He will instead spend 60 days in jail with 40 days credit for time served. According to the report filed with Becker County District Court, officers were called to Acorn Lake Trailer Park on Sept.