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UMM defeats CSS for first time since 2008 (with video)
Owls take on run-heavy Chargers offense (with video)
WCT Sport Show: 5A tournament filled with state contenders
UM-Morris win one and tie over weekend
UM-Morris trips up Rams
David O. Johnson
Robert "Punk" DeGier
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Farmers to head to harvest
Features from the Farm: Fly control for grazing and organic dairies
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
September 24, 2010
Grand Jury indicts Fairbanks on first-degree murder charge in Deputy Dewey shooting
Late Thursday afternoon, a grand jury in Mahnomen County District Court returned a 13-count indictment against the man accused of shooting Mahnomen...
September 24, 2010 - 2:49pm
July 30, 2010
Lining up for Dewey: Vigil held to show support for ailing deputy
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A community that has supported Deputy Chris Dewey since he was shot in the line of duty almost 18 months ago came out to show he will never be forgotten, even in his final days. Dozens of supporters lined U.S.
July 30, 2010 - 7:39am
July 16, 2010
Vernier pleads guilty in connection with Dewey shooting
MAHNOMEN - The man accused of being an accomplice in the February shooting of Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy Christopher Dewey reached a plea deal for his role in the incident. Daniel Kurt Vernier, 27, pleaded guilty to the charge of failure to render assistance during a hearing...
July 16, 2010 - 7:07am
Deputy Dewey takes turn for worse
Doctors say a Mahnomen (Minn.) County sheriff's deputy shot in the line of duty 17 months ago has two to seven days to live, his uncle Eric Dewey...
July 16, 2010 - 7:04am
March 10, 2010
Cambridge community rallies behind Deweys
A week ago, Emily Dewey asked for advice on husband Chris' CaringBridge site. Already, her post has spurred a hit reality-show nomination and a Facebook show of support that racked up 30,000 members in days. Chris, the former Mahnomen County (Minn.) sheriff's deputy critically wounded...
March 10, 2010 - 2:19am
February 20, 2010
Mahnomen County deputy to leave hospital
Mahnomen County (Minn.) Sheriff's Deputy Chris Dewey is expected to leave Craig Hospital, a rehabilitation hospital outside of Denver sometime...
February 20, 2010 - 10:15am
December 22, 2009
Hundreds turn out to support Dewey family
MAHNOMEN -- As Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier stood at the back door of Deputy Chris Dewey's home Feb. 18, he prepared himself to break the...
December 22, 2009 - 10:58am
September 24, 2009
Accomplice in Dewey shooting sentenced to 24 months in prison
MAHNOMEN -- The admitted accomplice of the man accused of shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey was sentenced to 24 months...
September 24, 2009 - 6:58am
July 27, 2009
Wounded Mahnomen Deputy Chris Dewey awarded Purple Heart, Medal of Honor
A Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy recovering from being shot while on duty has been awarded top law enforcement honors. Sheriff Doug Krier...
July 27, 2009 - 6:38am
July 20, 2009
'Support Deputy Dewey' shirts on sale
"Support Deputy Dewey" T-shirts are now being sold as a fund-raiser for the wounded Mahnomen County officer. On February 18, Christopher Dewey took bullets to both the head and abdomen while on duty. Dewey was airlifted from Mahnomen Hospital to MeritCare in Fargo, where he underwent...
July 20, 2009 - 8:49am
July 6, 2009
Shot Mahnomen deputy on ventilator for part of weekend; wife upset about lack of notice regarding plea deal
Christopher Dewey, the Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy shot in the line of duty in February was on and is now off a ventilator, according to a post made by his wife on CaringBridge.org. Emily Dewey said that her husband was able to be taken off a ventilator and is now breathing...
July 6, 2009 - 3:05pm
July 3, 2009
Vernier pleads guilty in connection with shooting of Mahnomen County deputy
MAHNOMEN - The man accused of being an accomplice in the February shooting of Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy Christopher Dewey reached a plea...
July 3, 2009 - 5:05am
June 15, 2009
Shot deputy fights fever as doctors plan surgery
As Mahnomen County Deputy Christopher Dewey continues to struggle with his recovery after being gunned down on duty, it's difficult for his boss...
June 15, 2009 - 5:04am
May 20, 2009
Man accused of shooting deputy fires attorneys
After having a public defender appointed to represent him, then hiring his own private attorneys, Thomas Lee Fairbanks has apparently fired his attorneys. Fairbanks, who is accused of the February shooting of Mahnomen County Deputy Chris Dewey, had received a public defender through...
May 20, 2009 - 9:56am
May 8, 2009
DL benefit set for injured Mahnomen deputy
When Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Dewey was shot in the line of duty in February, it was a shock to many. Dewey survived gunshot wounds...
May 8, 2009 - 1:19pm