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Man accused of Tasing, trying to kidnap ex-girlfriend

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Bismarck man is charged with seven felonies, including attempted kidnapping and burglary, after allegedly breaking into his girlfriend’s Comstock home late one night last week and Tasing her while wearing gloves and wearing a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hung-up motorist at track repair site halts rail traffic

February 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

Hung-up motorist at track repair site halts rail traffic
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail traffic was stopped briefly late Friday after a motorist drove around barricades and got his car hung up on the tracks at a BNSF worksite….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawyer in vampire trucker kidnapping case asks judge to throw out evidence

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A lawyer for a Salt Lake City trucker accused of holding a woman prisoner in his semi for six months before being arrested in Moorhead wants evidence in the case thrown out.
Steve Beitelspacher, of the Clay County public defender…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawyer in vampire trucker kidnapping case asks judge to throw out evidence

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A lawyer for a Salt Lake City trucker accused of holding a woman prisoner in his semi for six months before being arrested in Moorhead wants evidence in the case thrown out.
Steve Beitelspacher, of the Clay County public defender…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Despite $5 million earmark, Red River diversion project ranks 2nd-highest in Obama budget funding

February 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

With a mixture of disappointment and thanks, North Dakota and Minnesota lawmakers say some federal funding for the Red River diversion is better than none at all. Continue Reading

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Clay County votes to pass drug paraphernalia ordinance

December 27, 2011 in WDAY

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) – First it was Moorhead, now it’s Clay County. The County Commission took steps to pass an ordinance outlawing the possession and distribution of items deemed designed for use of illegal drugs. Continue Reading

Congress could take up F-M diversion project next year but hurdles remain

December 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The fate of the Red River diversion project shifts to the hands of Congress now that top leadership at the Army Corps of Engineers has approved a three-year feasibility study. The long-awaited signature from Acting Corps Chief Maj. Gen. Merdith W.B. Temple was announced Tuesday, clearing a key hurdle that allows Congress to consider the project as early as next year. Continue Reading

With harvest under way, road construction an ongoing battle

October 8, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Whether it’s from seasonal flooding, the effects of freeze-and-thaw or normal wear and tear, roads and bridges in the Red River Valley certainly don’t have it easy.
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Clay County on track for home buyouts

August 30, 2011 in WDAY

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) – Clay County Commissioners say they are on-track to buying out 19 homes before next spring. Continue Reading

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Clay County sex offender program costs going up

August 19, 2011 in WDAY

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) – On the heels of Minnesota’s new budget, counties are starting to slash programs, and the county’s share of some controversial state funded programs, like the sex offender program, are going up. Way up. Continue Reading