Forum News Service
The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, stretching from the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of South Dakota and to the shores of eastern Minnesota.
For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.
- Member for
- 3 years 10 months
The severe storms on Sunday also spawned at least three tornadoes. One touched down near Jacobson — along the Aitkin-Itasca County line about 20 miles southeast of Grand Rapids — and destroyed outbuildings on a farm before cutting a swath 6 to 7 miles long and a quarter-mile wide moving east and ending just west of the St. Louis County line. The tornado was rated an EF1 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, with winds between 85 and 100 mph. Sunday's storms also dropped hail up to the size of softballs, particularly in the Brainerd Lakes area — some of the largest hailstones seen in northern Minnesota in years.
“Sometimes when you have the best player and the best pitcher, you can overcome a lot of deficiencies,” Ely coach Frank Ivancich said of Huisman, who didn’t allow a single earned run over 14 innings last week.
Kevin Dupuis Sr. will replace Karen Diver atop the Reservation Business Committee. Diver was the longtime chairwoman who left in the fall for a position in Washington, D.C., in President Barack Obama’s administration as special assistant to the president for Native American affairs.
“I’ve experienced some degree of fear with every new beginning,” she said. However, she said she’s come to realize that she’s most happy and successful when she doesn’t try to fit in. It’s OK to make the journey exciting — to give yourself butterflies and to not do what family and friends suggest, she said
A meeting that had been tentatively set for May 24 in Cloquet regarding a proposed tire recycling facility in Brookston has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for some time...
University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Jackson Lindquist was named the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Week. Lindquist, an Esko High School graduate who is now a...
Problems with 911 service are affecting parts of Carlton County this evening. "Phones within Carlton County exchanges of 485, 389, and 384 near the Moose Lake, Barnum, Blackhoof and Mahtowa...
According to the criminal complaint filed in District Court, Thompson admitted to starting the fire in two separate interviews — once with a deputy and once with an investigator.
Minnesotans have only a few days left to sign up through the state’s MnSure — its health insurance service. The agency said those seeking health insurance can qualify for instant...
This winter MnDOT has added 92 live, rotating cameras to its 511 traveler information website. In addition to providing a real-time view of road conditions at those locations, the website also displays weather information for each location.