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Day 2: Trial, witnesses, victim, officers testify

Jurors heard conflicting testimony from several witnesses, the shooting victim and law enforcement officers on the second day of testimony in the Matthew Allard trial being held in Wilkin County District Court in Breckenridge, Minnesota. Allard is charged with two counts of attempted murder from a D

DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 17:00:00

JPA not out of woods yet, sets strategy for diversion lawsuit

"We are the smallest coalition that's ever lasted this long," said Richland County Commissioner Sid Berg. Berg, a member of the Richland-Wilkin Joint Powers Authority, was referring to his group's ongoing legal battle against the proposed Fargo-Moorhead Diversion. Since 2013, litigation has expanded

DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 17:00:00

Proceeds of Community Mixer raffle benefits Teens in Need

Please come and join us from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 for this month's Community Mixer. The businesses that will be hosting are Bank of the West in Wahpeton, Red Door Art Gallery and Visitors Center, Farmers Union Insurance and Wahpeton Drug. Please stop by and see who each of these businesses is

DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:00:00

'I'm not a textbook patient'

Kari Andel, 42, is unable to sleep lying down. It causes her too much pain. Andel, who resides in Breckenridge, Minnesota, lives with pancreatic cancer. Her pancreas was removed on July 5. Unable to have an organ transplant because of her cancer, Andel is also a Type 1 diabetic. "They removed my pan

DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 17:00:00

City to replace 80-year-old water plant

Minnesota Sen. Torrey Westrom joined Breckenridge city officials Monday, Sept. 18 at a groundbreaking ceremony for the city's new water treatment plant. The plant will be located just south of Twin Town Villa along Highway 75. The project is expected to cost just under $9 million including contingen

DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:00:00

Breckenridge Police Dept. hires new officer

Blake Olson was sworn in Monday night in front of family and friends as the newest officer to join the Breckenridge Police Department. The ceremony was held during the city council meeting Sept. 18. "Blake grew up in Moorhead, graduated from Moorhead High School and enjoyed playing football and bask

DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 17:00:00

VanRay takes part in coat ceremony

Jenna VanRay, daughter of Kent and Yvonne Van-Ray, Pingree, participated in the White Coat Ceremony at North Dakota State University Sept. 9. She is a student in NDSU's Doctor of Pharmacy program. VanRay is among NDSU pharmacy students who will take the oath of a pharmacist during the ceremony. Each

JAMESTOWN SUN - 2017-09-19 11:54:27

Krump, Schiltz crowned 2017 Homecoming King, Queen

Hankinson High School crowned its Homecoming King and Queen Friday, Sept. 15. King is Ben Krump and the Queen is Megan Schiltz. Other Homecoming royalty are Shelbi Keller, Shayli Kratcha, Josianna Krump, Mason Falk, Race Kath and Devan Round. Homecoming culminated Friday with the home football game

DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 15:00:00

Battlers edge Tigers in 5 sets

BATTLE LAKE - The Rothsay and Battle Lake teams battled in a five-set Little Eight Conference match. After the smoke cleared, the Battlers took home the win 19-25, 27-25, 25-18, 24-26, 15-11 Tuesday. "When our serve receive was on, we were on.When it was off, we were off," Tigers head coach Heather

FERGUS FALLS DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 14:16:08

Military roundtable turns on the soundtrack of Vietnam War

What music do you remember from the Vietnam War era? On Monday, Oct. 2 the Otter Tail County Historical Society will use the soundtrack from the recent PBS Ken Burns documentary, "The Vietnam War," to explore stories from that turbulent time. The program will take place at the Minnesota Veterans Hom

FERGUS FALLS DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 15:01:12

FF Hockey and OTC Humane Society team up for season kick-off

The Fergus Falls Hockey Association partnered with the Otter Tail County Humane Society for its Season Kick-off Nights - Sept. 18 and 19 from 6-8 p.m. at the Community Ice Arena. During Season Kick-off Nights players were able to finalize registration, pick up rental equipment and fundraising materi

FERGUS FALLS DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 16:30:00

Going above and beyond: Thorstad recognized for distinguished service

Jesse Thorstad is a coach, a cheerleader, a teammate, volunteer and friend. For seven years Thorstad has been volunteering with the Minnesota Special Olympics in Fergus Falls and has loved every moment of it. His dedication, passion and generosity was recognized Sept. 9, 2017, when he was presented

FERGUS FALLS DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 16:30:00

Nathan Rund: Otters two-sport standout

Fergus Falls senior Nathan Rund has been lighting up the field as a member of the Otter football team. Rund is also a standout player on the boys' basketball team that made two consecutive trips to state. I spoke with Rund about his plans for next year, the teacher he will miss the most and his favo

FERGUS FALLS DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 16:56:00

A new alignment: Tysdal planning new location

When a 16-year-old Zack Tysdal injured himself on a dirt bike, he turned to a chiropractor to help him out. "I loved the results," Tysdal, now 33, said. "So I thought I should do that." He ended up going to college at Northwestern's College of Chiropractic and graduated in 2009. After graduation he

FERGUS FALLS DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 16:22:00

Two arrested following high speed chase in Clay County

Kathy Sanchez Photo: Clay County Jail MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO) - Two people are in the Clay County Jail following a 25-mile pursuit that hit speeds over 100 mph that started in Barnesville about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and ended 20 mintues later in Moorhead. State patrol troopers attempted to pull over th

KFGO.COM - 2017-09-21 10:51:00

Peraza: It would be hypocritical for Johnson to protest election results

I am writing this letter on behalf of the committee for the recall of Julie Johnson's Kindred City Council seat. We would like the truth known for our residents as well as anyone who read the story, "Kindred council member vows challenge if she loses recall vote," published in the Sept. 17 Forum. Ju

INFORUM - 2017-09-19 16:00:48

Recall effort ousts Kindred council member in special election

KINDRED, N.D. - Efforts to recall an embattled Kindred City Council member were successful Tuesday, Sept. 19, as residents voted for a replacement in a special election. Julie Johnson, now in her second term on the council, fell short of holding onto her seat. On Tuesday night, she got 65 votes, whi

INFORUM - 2017-09-20 03:04:30

Laurens County coroner: Infant died nearly a year ago

Remains found in a Fountain Inn apartment were of an infant who died nearly a year ago, according to the Laurens County Coroner's Office, though it is unclear how the child died or if the child was even born alive. A release from the office said: "Fetal remains are at least 38 weeks gestational age.

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 18:36:00

Fountain Inn Police awaiting autopsy in baby's death

Rachel Esparza has lived in this Fountain Inn apartment for about 4 years. She says it's a very family friendly complex. "We take care of each other's kids," said Esparza, "We do carpools and we sit out here and help each other out." Monday afternoon she noticed something at her complex she doesn't

FOX CAROLINA - 2017-09-20 06:03:00

Fatal stabbing victim ID'd in Greenville

David Goodine, Jr. GREENVILLE CO, S.C. (WSPA) - The coroner's office has identified a man stabbed to death in Greenville Co. The stabbing happened on Crestone Dr. on 9/16 at 5 p.m. When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a man suffering from at least one stab wound. The Michael William Berg

WSPA.COM - 2017-09-20 18:38:40