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Devils Lake man accused of forcing child to perform oral sex on him
DEVILS LAKE-A Devils Lake man has been accused of forcing a child to perform oral sex on him. Gary Vernon Redetzke, 19, was scheduled to appear on a bench warrant Monday in Ramsey County District Court on a Class A felony count of gross sexual imposition. Court documents gave few details on the case
Devils Lake voters approve 1 tax increase, reject another
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) - Devils Lake residents approved one tax increase but rejected another in a special election. The Devils Lake Journal reports that voters Tuesday passed a sales tax increase to fund infrastructure improvements, but they killed a proposal for a tax hike to pay for an activity
Stalled spring: More snow in forecast
Snowfall that started Monday and continued into Wednesday dropped 2.7 inches of snow over Grand Forks-and heavier snowfall could be on its way to the region this weekend. The National Weather Service issued a winter advisory Wednesday afternoon that goes into effect Friday and Saturday and could bri
Enriching people's lives: Carrie Zimmerman takes leadership role
Soda shop is an afternoon activity that suits Edgewood Healthcare's mission statement. "We're enriching people's lives, we want residents to be socially involved, we want them to be physically involved, and we have a great staff that takes care of you," Carrie said. The smiles on the residents' face
OUTDOOR REPORT: There's still time for an ice fishing trip, but trail conditions are deteriorating
Lake of the Woods Fishing reports have been all over the board during the past week, Lake of the Woods Tourism reported in its weekly update. Some anglers are filling buckets, while others are getting just enough walleyes and saugers for dinner. Anglers are sorting through lots of small fish for kee
Students receive actual precision ag experience at LRSC
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. - More farmers are adopting precision farming practices on their farm as a way to bring higher efficiencies to their operation. With the use of this technology comes the need for training support staff and such a program is available at the Lake Region State College in Devils Lake.
NDHP thanking area ranchers after semi hauling cattle rolls
Oberon, N.D. (KFGO) - The North Dakota Highway Patrol is thanking local ranchers after a semi hauling cattle rolled in Benson County Tuesday morning. Around 7:30 a.m., the semi was southbound on Highway 281 when the driver lost control on a curve and the rig went into the ditch and rolled onto its s
No animals killed in cattle truck crash
A cattle truck rolled onto its side during a crash Tuesday morning three miles south of Oberon, N.D., according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The patrol said Chad Tichota, 39, Norfolk, Neb., was driving a 2003 Peterbilt truck pulling a cattle trailer with 67 animals south on U.S. Highway 281.
Devils Lake residents voting on taxes, City Commission seat
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) - Devils Lake residents are deciding three things in a special election. The Devils Lake Journal reports that voters Tuesday will decide the fate of proposed sales taxes to fund infrastructure improvements and the construction of an activity center. Voters also will fill a Cit
Cattle Trailer Rollover Near Oberon, North Dakota
OBERON, N.D. - A semi hauling cattle was traveling from Rugby, North Dakota when it rolled into the ditch. It happened three miles north of Oberon along Highway 281 around 7:30 Tuesday morning. The trailer was hauling nearly 70 head of cattle. Area ranchers helped transport them to Devils Lake to be
Cattle truck rolls in Benson County
OBERON, N.D.-A truck hauling 67 head of cattle overturned Tuesday morning on the Spirit Lake Reservation. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Chad Tichota of Norfolk, Neb., was driving a 2003 Peterbilt tractor trailer south on U.S. Highway 281 from Rugby, N.D., when he entered the ditch at
Commentary: When voters say "no" public officials should listen
One of the most aggravating tactics local officials use against taxpayers is putting controversial spending proposals on the ballot over and over again. Case in point, last night the citizens of Devils Lake rejected a proposal to institute a half-cent sales tax for a massive 70,000 square foot, $19.
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Devils Lake voters defeat sales tax for recreation center
DEVILS LAKE - The unofficial results of a special election Tuesday handed supporters of a proposed $19.5 million activities and recreation center a second disappointing blow. The measure asking for a half-cent sales tax to pay for the 70,000-square-foot Lake Area Activity and Recreation Center was d
No animals killed in cattle truck crash on reservation
OBERON, N.D. (AP) - No cattle were killed when a semitrailer hauling 67 head rolled onto its side in a ditch on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. The Highway Patrol says the driver of the semi lost control on a curve on U.S. Highway 281 near Oberon on Tuesday morning. Area ranchers helped haul the