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Minorities half under-5 population in 3 Minnesota counties

May 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S. The Census Bureau reports children younger than 1 who are minority has tipped past the 50 percent mark. In Minnesota, minorities make up about 28 percent of those younger than 1. Continue Reading

Mahnomen County deputy among dead officers honored tonight in D.C.

May 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier said he expects “an emotional ceremony” tonight when the names of 316 officers killed in the line of duty including one of his own, Deputy Christopher Dewey are called off during a candlelight vigil in Washington, D.C. Continue Reading

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No charges expected in snowmobile fatality

February 1, 2011 in INFORUM

The Mahnomen County (Minn.) Sheriff’s Office said charges aren’t expected in connection with the death Saturday of a 31-year-old Sartell, Minn., man. Continue Reading&

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Slaying suspect was on a mission

October 4, 2010 in INFORUM

Timothy James Thorson was on a mission, a self-described destiny he knew might turn deadly.
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Christopher Dewey: A final salute

August 18, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Law enforcement community bids last farewell to partner, friendChad Peterson tapped his chest, near his heart, and talked about fallen fellow Mahnomen County Deputy Sheriff Christopher Dewey: “He will always be a hero here.” Continue Reading

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Former sheriff’s deputy Dewey suffers seizure

June 16, 2010 in INFORUM

Mahnomen County (Minn.) Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Dewey, who was shot in the line of duty last year, suffered a seizure a few weeks ago, according to a post on his CaringBridge website by his wife, Emily Dewey.
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