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State Sen. Torrey Westrom announces bid to unseat Peterson in 7th District
Morris Area and St. Mary's Schools are 2 hours late on Thursday, Dec. 5
Starbuck native helps put the city online
Stevens County plans 4.56 percent tax increase for 2014
Winter vocal concert Mon. at Hancock School
MAHACA Tigers Defeat Mainstreeters
Tiger girls win season opener
Balance scoring leads Cougars past Comets
Tigers tripped up in Montevideo
Storm boys seek first win
DARREL C. PIESKE
Talking it over: Children and Christmas
Talking it over: Time to be thankful
Sue's Views: First Amendment rights come with responsibilites
Letter: Wish Trees available in the community
Letter: The NorthStar does not reflect the views of the university
Rosalyn Thérése Rapkoch
Tal Arkay and Nash Arkay Frank
Harper Myrtice Hoon born
Quinn Elise Miller born
Cole Duane Zeltwanger
FFA members optimistic about farming
Applications for Conservation Stewardship Program due in January
NRCS Accepting Applications from farmers for key Minnesota conservation program
Judge favors landowner in Helga Township dispute
HELGA TOWNSHIP – The temporary restraining order prohibiting Doug Crosby from excavating his fields has been dissolved, per a judge’s order. Hubbard County District Judge Robert Tiffany issued an order Friday denying a temporary injunction request from Helga Township and dissolving...
news / local
September 5, 2012 - 12:49am
August 31, 2012
Beltrami County Court Report for September 2
The following cases were heard Aug. 27 by Beltrami County District Court John Melbye: -- Arlen James Stately Jr., 40, of Bemidji, was sentenced for felony third-degree burglary. He was sentenced to 21 months in prison and was given credit for 115 days served. He must pay a $50 fine...
August 31, 2012 - 5:36pm
August 28, 2012
Helga Township: No charges, attorney affirms
HELGA TOWNSHIP – The Hubbard County attorney has reaffirmed his position that criminal charges are not being pursued against a former Helga Township board member. County Attorney Donovan Dearstyne sent a letter Aug. 22 to the Helga town board stating that his previous decision...
news / local
August 28, 2012 - 9:34pm
August 24, 2012
Beltrami County Court Report for August 26
The following cases were heard Aug. 13 by Beltrami County District Court Judge Shari Schluchter: -- Pamela Dawn Stillday, 41, of Ponemah, was sentenced for gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI. She was sentenced to one year in jail with 344 days stayed for three years. She must serve...
August 24, 2012 - 5:29pm
August 20, 2012
Jurors being picked for officer injury civil case
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jurors are being picked in Hennepin County to hear a civil case filed by a man who claims he was injured by a Sartell police officer. Brian Manion has accused the officer of starting a chase that ended with a crash and injuries to the plaintiff. The suit against...
news / region
August 20, 2012 - 1:26pm
August 17, 2012
Beltrami County Court Report for August 19
The following cases were heard between July 30 and Aug. 7 by Beltrami County District Court Judge Paul Benshoof: -- Brandon Joseph Rossbach, 27, of Bemidji, was sentenced on two separate charges. For felony fifth-degree assault, he was sentenced to 18 months in prison with the sentence...
August 17, 2012 - 10:24pm
August 16, 2012
Wellness court: Ceremonies, cultural activities help recovery process
By Tom Robertson, MPR News 91.3 FM CASS LAKE – Fred Isham sits near a blazing fire just outside Cass Lake on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation. The 37-year-old tribal member helped build the fire to heat carefully selected stones that will be used in a nearby sweat lodge. Inside...
news / region
August 16, 2012 - 9:14pm
August 15, 2012
DUI report is not news, it’s scandal
My second DUI is newsworthy? In the words of my wonderful, intelligent sister, when I told her of the Pioneer story, “This is not something that should be shameful. A successful recovery begins with healing.” This is not news; it is “scandal,” something you would expect to...
opinion / letters
August 15, 2012 - 2:17am
Helga Township: Letter shows prosecutor declined charges
HELGA TOWNSHIP – The Hubbard County attorney declined to file charges against former Helga Township board member Silas Hooker, 10 months before the current board released a written statement that it had forwarded information to prosecutors for review. On Tuesday, Hubbard County...
news / region
August 15, 2012 - 1:31am
July 17, 2009
State Supreme Court Chief Justice in Morris on Monday during tour
Minnesota Chief Justice Eric J. Magnuson will visit Morris on Monday as part of his tour of eight courts in Minnesota's Eighth Judicial District. Magnuson will visit Stevens County District Court on July 20. He will also tour other district courts on July 21, meeting with local court...
July 17, 2009 - 6:50pm
July 4, 2009
Judge OKs traffic fines settlement: As many as 53,500 drivers could share $1.5M
A judge gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a settlement capped at $1.5 million to be divided among as many as 53,500 drivers to resolve the lawsuit involving Fargo's illegal traffic fines. Under the agreement, drivers would pocket up to 65 percent of the difference between the...
July 4, 2009 - 5:51am
June 20, 2009
UMM Police Philip Thomas Fraley, North Mankato, 5/9/09; possession of drug paraphernalia, $135. MN State Patrol Jacob Vernon Boelz, Blackduck, 5/4/09; speeding, $145. Philip Harmon Hein, Benson, 5/25/09; speeding, $125. Jeremy James Michaelson, Morris, 6/9/09; driving without...
June 20, 2009 - 3:47pm
Jury acquits Briard on sex charges
FOLEY -- Frazee hog farmer Robert Briard was found innocent of second degree criminal sexual conduct today in Benton County District Court. A 12-person jury deliberated for roughly an hour following the conclusion of closing statements early this afternoon. "Justice was done for...
June 20, 2009 - 5:55am
March 21, 2009
Minnesota attorney general sues West Fargo man accused of swindling $265,000 in Becker County District Court
DETROIT LAKES - Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit Thursday against a West Fargo man accused of charging Minnesota farmers and small businesses at least $265,354 for the sale of steel farm buildings and storage buildings that he failed to deliver. The lawsuit...
March 21, 2009 - 8:43am
January 16, 2009
Court leaders warn: 'Rule of law at stake'
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST.
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am