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Opinion: How to have a merry Christmas

Christmas is the most depressing time of the year for many people. New Year's Eve is another difficult time. There are lots of reasons why depression and suicide rates soar ...
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Ice fisherman's retinal reward

Eric Justin shared these colorful sunset photos of Raylee, Karma, and Zaeda Braswell and Gabe and Zeke Stevens out Saturday evening trying to catch crappies from a lake near Merrifield. Submitted1 / 2
Eric Justin shared these colorful sunset photos of Raylee, Karma, and Zaeda Braswell and Gabe and Zeke Stevens out Saturday evening trying to catch crappies from a lake near Merrifield. Submitted2 / 2
Eric Justin shared these colorful sunset photos he captured of Raylee, Karma, and Zaeda Braswell and Gabe and Zeke Stevens out Saturday evening trying to catch crappies from a lake ...
Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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Caution urged for snowmobilers

When there is snow, the clubs will work to get the trails open and useable for the season, but snowmobilers are reminded that club members are all volunteers so their schedules vary. PineandLakes.com Illustration
The Crow Wing County Snowmobile Trails Association, which is made up of the 10 snowmobile clubs in Crow Wing County and two clubs in southern Cass County, urge caution to ...
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Trial date set for LaFontaine-Greywind murder suspect

William Hoehn appears Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Cass County District Court in Fargo with his attorney Daniel Borgen. Hoehn is one of two suspects charged in the killing of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
FARGO — The trial of William Henry Hoehn, one of two suspects charged in the killing of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind and abduction of her child, has been scheduled to begin March ...
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Minn. Public Utilities Commission says Enbridge Line 3 review needs more work

A tanker truck passes by an Enbridge storage tank near Berthold, N.D. Michael Vosburg/Forum News Service
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission tapped the brakes on the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline permitting process on Thursday, Dec. 8, saying the massive environmental review for the project is still ...
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Brooks covers business and the economy for the Duluth News Tribune.

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Two Park Rapids, Minn. men accused of cattle theft

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BECKER COUNTY, Minn. - Two Park Rapids, Minn. men have been charged with felonies after allegedly selling cattle they did not own. Bret Ricardo Glatzmaier, 49, of rural Park Rapids ...
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The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, including the Dakotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. In addition to breaking and enterprise news, we offer a wide variety of sports, features, business, agriculture, outdoors and opinion content. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.

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BCA says prosecutor, lawyer wife die in apparent murder-suicide in Fergus Falls

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A Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension vehicle was parked at a Fergus Falls home Thursday morning, Dec. 7. Special to Forum News Service2 / 5
A Fergus Falls Police Department vehicle was parked at a Fergus Falls home Thursday morning, Dec. 7. Special to Forum News Service3 / 5
A Fergus Falls Police Department vehicle was parked at a Fergus Falls home Thursday morning, Dec. 7. Special to Forum News Service4 / 5
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FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – The bodies of two recently divorced attorneys were discovered in an apartment in Fergus Falls late Wednesday, Dec. 6, following what authorities say was a homicide ...
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Franken denies some allegations, but plans resignation from U.S. Senate 'in a few weeks'

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) was the first in what would become a chorus of Democratic senators to call for their Franken following sexual misconduct allegations. Tom Brenner / copyright 2017 The New York Times
WASHINGTON — Al Franken was one of the most recognized U.S. senators from the day he took office in 2009, thanks to fame he gained on the "Saturday Night Live" ...
Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest

Linda Palcich / Courtesy / Bemidji Pioneer
CASS LAKE, Minn. - A woman hiking in the Chippewa National Forest in north central Minnesota Saturday, Dec. 2 captured a rare sighting of a Canada lynx. Linda Palcich saw ...
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The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, including the Dakotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. In addition to breaking and enterprise news, we offer a wide variety of sports, features, business, agriculture, outdoors and opinion content. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.

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Franken announces resignation from U.S. Senate

The announcement will be carried on all Forum Communication websites. U.S. Sen. Al Franken will address the Senate at 10:45 a.m. Central time today with what many say will be ...
Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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