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Fargo mayor dies after cancer battle

December 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker died unexpectedly at his home Tuesday night after a months-long battle with kidney cancer.

He was 73.
The three-term mayor, known to some affectionately as “Denny,” inspired public trust in his ability to …continue reading on dglobe.com

Fargo mayor, known for his flood-fighting skills, dies after cancer battle

December 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker died unexpectedly at his home Tuesday night after a months-long battle with kidney cancer.

He was 73.

The three-term mayor, known to some affectionately as “Denny,” inspired public trust in his ability t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fargo mayor, known for his flood-fighting skills, dies after cancer battle

December 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker died unexpectedly at his home Tuesday night after a months-long battle with kidney cancer.

He was 73.

The three-term mayor, known to some affectionately as “Denny,” inspired public trust in his ability t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Weber’s trial canceled

November 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — The man who allegedly struck 33-year-old Andrea Boeve June 30 with his pickup while using a cellphone is scheduled to have a plea hearing Nov. 17. Christopher Weber’s jury trial that had been scheduled for this week was cancelled.
Webe…continue reading on dglobe.com

Police: Man let brother freeze to death in farmhouse

October 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — A 61-year-old man is accused of letting his mentally ill brother freeze to death in their crumbling and filthy family farmhouse in southeast North Dakota, where his emaciated body, gnawed by rodents, was discovered in January.
Ronald Allan…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

The Pope of Slope County: Bowman rancher to be honored by North Dakota Stockmen’s for contributions to industry

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

He once was seen in various places — in the air, piloting his Cessna to help ranching neighbors find a lost bull or to get a needed machinery part; or seen at meetings, heading up boards and organizations; and he was seen at the ranch, so often at …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mildred Johnson, first woman to serve on ND higher education board, dies at age 96

September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

PERHAM, Minn. — Mildred L. Johnson, a trailblazing North Dakota attorney who became the first woman appointed to the North Dakota Board of Higher Education, died last week at the age of 96.
She was the only woman to graduate from her class at the …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota traffic deaths surpass 200 for 2014

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Preliminary reports released Monday show that two motorcycle fatalities — one last week in Wright County, and one Sunday night in Rochester — have contributed to 204 people losing their lives on Minnesota roads so far in 2014. The…continue reading on dglobe.com

Slain officer remembered

August 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST ST. PAUL — In a sea of blue uniforms and black-clad badges that gave way to an unabating column of squad car lights, thousands of mourners packed a West St. Paul neighborhood church and the surrounding streets Wednesday to pay their respects t…continue reading on dglobe.com

Minnesota police officer slain: Suspect sought for traffic stop shooting in custody

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A routine traffic stop midday Wednesday ended with gunshots that felled Mendota Heights’ most veteran police officer. Eight hours later, during a massive manhunt for officer Scott Patrick’s killer, police said the suspect open…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com