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Rich Kostynick Jr. says his dad isn't one to blow his own horn too loudly. So others are doing it for him. By all accounts, the elder Kostynick, who is from Detroit Lakes, Minn., ignored potential danger to help fellow passengers evacuate Continental Flight 1404 after it crashed and burned trying to take off from the Denver airport Dec.
Charlie Kohlmeyer's family made a gruesome discovery on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. Informed by the Otter Tail County (Minn.) Sheriff's Department that one of their four horses had been seen acting strangely, Kohlmeyer's daughter, JoAnna, went to check on them. She found that Dan, a quarter horse who had been with the family for 14 years, had been blinded by a gunshot wound to the head. JoAnna Kohlmeyer, a North Dakota State University student who was home for the holiday, coaxed the horse back home, where a veterinarian examined the animal and determined there was no help for him.
MOORHEAD - Sen. Norm Coleman and a Twin Cities attorney well-known for handling high-profile sexual harassment cases exchanged heated words Friday at a Moorhead news conference. Lori Peterson stood in the doorway of a conference room at the Courtyard by Marriott Conference Center and lobbed questions at Coleman, asking him whether Twin Cities multimillionaire Nasser Kazeminy ever purchased clothing for him, a charge that has appeared in Coleman's opponent's television commercials. "Nasser Kazeminy has not bought me suits," responded Coleman, who then pointed at Peterson. "This is Mr.
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FARGO, N.D. - A Fargo woman faces charges in Clay County District Court after police found the woman's 12-year-old daughter chauffeuring a group of young friends around Moorhead. According to a court complaint: A Moorhead police officer spotted a car going the wrong way on a one-way street about 1:43 a.m.
The Dean and Janet Mace family lost a big part of its turkey farm to fire Monday night. Tuesday morning, as they waited for insurance representatives to arrive, family members consoled themselves with gifts of food provided by friends and neighbors. The fire destroyed one of the farm's two barns, killing 10,000 to 11,000 birds and erasing 50 percent of the Sandstone Turkey Farm's current flock. The farm a few miles southeast of Audubon, Minn., raises several flocks a year. "We'll bounce back," said Janet Mace. After the fire was discovered about 8 p.m.
Potentially heavy rains over the next several days pose a significant flood threat to the Red River Valley, the National Weather Service said Wednesday. While much of the region can expect 1 to 2 inches of rain, isolated spots - particularly in southern parts of the valley - could receive as much as 3 inches, said Greg Gust, a spokesman for the weather service in Grand Forks, N.D. "There is the potential for points south of Fargo to reach near major flood levels," Gust said, adding that people should pay close attention to rainfall amounts the next few days. There was a potential for heavy
A 12-year-old Barnesville, Minn., boy survived a chilly plunge into a local creek after he followed his dog onto thin ice Sunday afternoon. The incident happened about 3 p.m.