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A Tuttle, North Dakota man has been convicted of child porn related charges after a four day trial. 54-year-old Calvin Bernhardt was found guilty of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor, attempted receipt of materials depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, counterfeit currency, tampering with witness or evidence, and attempted travel with intent to engage in sexual acts with a minor.
MOORHEAD — Moorhead police on Tuesday, Nov. 1, released the identities of two of the five people taken into custody Monday evening, Oct. 31, after a Halloween standoff in a...
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's "Northland Outdoors TV" episode, travel with our crew as they head to the prairies and farmlands of North and South Dakota, home to an annual springtime northern migration of tens of thousands of snow geese headed to their Canadian tundra nesting grounds. Come with us to see the positive role Midwest hunters are playing in managing those damaging excessive geese populations.
HIBBING, Minn. -- Three underage partygoers were rescued Sunday morning, Oct. 30, after having spent a night outside in rural Hibbing. The St. Louis County Rescue Squad located the three...
Measure 4 advertisements are everywhere, but do you know who's funding the ad war? Early voting is on in our area, and every day this week we will break down some of the laws that you'll get to decide.
GRAND FORKS - Four people are hurt and one man faces charges after a car crash in Grand Forks. Police say a car driven by Elliot Blue, 19, of Grand...
CHICAGO— The Minnesota Vikings who once looked unbeatable were suffering again on Monday night, trailing Chicago 13-3 at halftime. Jordan Howard was the star for the Bears scoring the lone touchdown of the half on a two-yard run midway through the second quarter , and helping to set up two field goals for Chicago with a 69-yard run in the first quarter that set up a 30-yard Connor Barth field goal and then catching a 34-yard pass in the second quarter setting up a 28-yard field goal by Barth.
MANDAN, N.D. — A Denver woman was charged with attempted murder Monday, Oct. 31, for allegedly pulling a concealed weapon and firing three shots at law enforcement officers as they were arresting her during an effort to evict Dakota Access Pipeline protesters from land owned by the pipeline company Thursday in Morton County. Red Fawn Fallis, 37, also was charged with preventing arrest, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of marijuana, criminal conspiracy to commit endangering by fire, maintaining a public nuisance and engaging in a riot.
FARGO – Photos of people dressed as Dakota Access Pipeline protesters for Halloween have shown up on Facebook, raising the ire of some commenters, online news outlets reported. The websites Indian Country Today Media Network and The Daily Haze wrote about the photos, which garnered a raft of negative comments. “Disgusted beyond words,” wrote one commenter. “Ignorance at it's finest! So sad!!” wrote another.
It started snowing on Halloween night and didn’t stop for four days. The Halloween Blizzard. The Megastorm. The big one. Thundersnow and gale-force winds and plummeting temperatures. It was 25 years ago that the massive weather system started dumping ice and snow in the Northland. The storm affected an area from Iowa across Minnesota and into Northwestern Wisconsin, but Duluth was hit the hardest — a still-standing, single-storm record of 36.9 inches. Much of Minnesota saw one to two feet of snow.