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The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead Dana Deegan gave birth to a baby boy, wrapped him in a blanket and then placed him in a crib in her trailer home with her three older children, and didn't return for two weeks. When she came back, the infant was dead. She is serving a 10-year prison sentence for second-degree murder.
By Mike Weber For Forum News Service WISHEK, N.D.
FARGO – While it’s unlikely the Bison Dance Team will perform at any North Dakota State University athletics events this year, the team could be back on the sidelines by next season. In August, Justin Swanson, NDSU director of marketing and promotions, notified the team it would not be allowed to perform at any athletic events, citing a strained relationship with the athletic department going back five years. Dance team head coach Meghan Wabner said any wrongdoing wasn’t intentional and cited miscommunication as a factor. On Sept.
SARTELL, Minn. -- Human remains found Saturday afternoon near Sartell may be those of missing former University of Minnesota Duluth softball player Mandy Matula, authorities said. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office reported that the remains were found by a hiker in a shallow grave in Mississippi River Park.
By Katherine Grandstrand Forum News Service DICKINSON, N.D.
By Dave Olson Forum News Service FARGO — If you’ve ever been to the McDonald’s on Main Avenue here, chances are you were greeted by Alice Pedersen. And if you were, more than likely you got a mint and a smile out of the deal. “I didn’t know I smiled all the time, but I guess I do.
FARGO — A fire that damaged a historic home here Thursday appears to have started in the third-floor area due to electrical wiring igniting nearby combustible construction materials, the Fargo Fire Department said Friday in a news release. Homeowners Mary and Don Kinzler, their two sons and pets escaped the fire without injury after Mary smelled smoke around 5 a.m.
BISMARCK — Bismarck State College’s executive vice president, David Clark, will take the reins at the school while its president, Larry Skogen, serves as interim chancellor for the North Dakota University System. The State Board of Higher Education confirmed Clark’s appointment during a meeting Friday.
LAKE LILLIAN, Minn. — A 74-year-old Spicer man has been identified as the driver of a pickup killed in a crash Thursday east of Lake Lillian. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Elroy Knake was driving a 2002 Ford pickup south on Kandiyohi County Road 2 around 9:45 a.m. Thursday when his vehicle collided with a 1999 Freightliner semi driven by Neil A. Dovenmuehle, 50, of Hutchinson. Dovenmuehle’s truck was eastbound on state Highway 7.
FARGO — Country star Luke Bryan is scheduled to play the Fargodome on Feb. 28, according the singer’s website. Ticket information has not been announced. Bryan had a big year in 2012. He swept the American Country Awards, taking home nine trophies, including Album of the Year for “Tailgates and Tanlines,” Single of the Year for “I Don’t Want this Night to End” and Artist of the Year.