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AARP North Dakota seeking nominations for 2015 Andrus Award for Community Service
Sandvig earns Eagle Scout award
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Still on the green: Former West Fargo golfer continues success in college
West Fargo cheerleader wins awards
Flight Lines: American crow couple familiar
Home and Garden: With spring finally here, it's time to garden
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April 29, 2015
Mistrial possible in Aaron Knodel trial after juror lied about past with sex abuse
The sole juror holding out for a conviction in the Aaron Knodel sex-charges trial lied during jury selection by not disclosing she was a victim of sexual abuse, and the judge in the case might declare a mistrial after that juror became disoriented Wednesday morning. Cass County...
April 29, 2015 - 12:42pm
West Fargo court (April 29, 2015)
Week of April 15 • Failure to pay fine: Eric D. Jones, Fargo, $100 fine, and pay original $75 fine balance. Melinda Sue Kupitz, Fargo, $90 fine. • Minor in consumption/possession: Alex Dwain Burton, West Fargo, $250 fine. Taylor Lindsay Muffenbeir, West Fargo, $500 fine,...
April 29, 2015 - 12:24pm
Recap: Knodel trial goes to jury
A verdict in the trial of the 2014 North Dakota Teacher of the year accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student in 2009 rests solely on the testimony of the alleged victim, the defense attorney for Aaron Knodel said in closing arguments Monday. With only her testimony and no...
April 29, 2015 - 10:39am
April 28, 2015
No verdict yet in West Fargo teacher sex case
FARGO - Cass County District Court Judge Steven McCullough will never make jurors miss dinner. So the jury in the case of Aaron Knodel, the 2014 North Dakota Teacher of the year accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student in 2009, recessed deliberations about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. The...
April 28, 2015 - 7:00pm
April 27, 2015
Jury sent home in West Fargo teacher trial
FARGO - The case of the 2014 North Dakota Teacher of the Year accused of having sex with a student in 2009 is now in the jury’s hands. The jury was sent home for the evening around 4:30 p.m. Deliberations will begin again Tuesday morning. Prosecutors and defense attorneys for...
April 27, 2015 - 5:15pm
April 24, 2015
Knodel, wife take stand in West Fargo teacher-student sex trial
FARGO – The wife of the 2014 North Dakota Teacher of the Year accused of having sex with a student in 2009 corroborated much of the testimony Aaron Knodel gave when he took the stand in his own defense Friday. The suspended West Fargo teacher disputed a former student’s claims...
April 24, 2015 - 5:03pm
April 23, 2015
Defense calls character witnesses, Knodel trial to resume Friday
FARGO -- Prosecutors in the trial of 2014 North Dakota Teacher of the Year Aaron Knodel, accused of having a sexual relationship with a student, rested their case just before noon today after presenting evidence of 93 calls between Knodel and the student in late 2008 and early 2009,...
April 23, 2015 - 5:14pm
April 22, 2015
West Fargo teacher Knodel's accuser, school superintendent take stand
FARGO - The woman accusing 2014 Teacher of the Year Aaron Knodel of having a sexual relationship with her in 2009 when she was 17 and he was a 29-year-old teacher described this morning how their relationship turned physical in his home and in his classroom. The former student...
April 22, 2015 - 2:57pm
West Fargo courts (4-22-15)
Week of April 8 Driving under suspension or revocation: Jenna Leigh Collins, Fargo, $350 fine Driving under the influence refusal: David Scott Greywind, Dilworth, $1,500 fine, 30 days in jail with 20 days suspended. Theft of property: Samantha Dawn Hass, Fargo, $350 fine,...
April 22, 2015 - 9:00am
April 15, 2015
West Fargo courts (April 15, 2015)
Week of April 6 • Possession of marijuana: Jacob Aaron Bauer, West Fargo, $250 fine, 30 days in jail all suspended. Dustin Wayne Nass, West Fargo, $350 fine, 30 days in jail all suspended. • Reckless driving: Willie Earle Breitling, West Fargo, $500 fine, 30 days in jail...
April 15, 2015 - 1:12am
April 7, 2015
West Fargo courts (April 8, 2015)
Week of March 25 Disorderly conduct: Joshua Rene Maldonado, $350 fine, 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended. Mlongolelwa Salehe, Fargo, $350 fine, 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended. Magnus Kponlawon Saye, Fargo, $250 fine. Driving under suspension or revocation:...
April 7, 2015 - 9:56pm
April 1, 2015
West Fargo courts (April 1, 2015)
Week of March 8 False reports to law enforcement: Jess Matthew Brenk, West Fargo, $350 fine, 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended. Failure to pay fine: Fred Davis Jr., Fargo, $150 fine. Reggie Lennel Downing, Moorhead, $100 fine. Levi Aaron Jenkins, Fargo, $100 fine. Possession...
April 1, 2015 - 6:04am
March 23, 2015
Trial for former state teacher of the year postponed
FARGO – The trial for the 2014 North Dakota Teacher of the Year accused of having sex with a student set to start Tuesday has been postponed...
March 23, 2015 - 4:05pm
March 17, 2015
West Fargo courts (March 18)
Week of March 4 Failure to pay fine: Toe D. Addo, Fargo, $90 fine and pay $10 parking ticket. Ryan Robert Cadreau, Fargo, $90 fine and pay parking ticket. Driving under suspension or revocation: Blythe Elisabeth Anderson, Mapleton, N.D., $350 fine, 30 days in jail with 30 days...
March 17, 2015 - 2:38pm
March 11, 2015
West Fargo courts (March 11)
Week of Feb. 25: No valid driver’s license: Mark Daniel Bess, Fargo, $150 fine. Dustin Lee Grant, Fargo, $150 fine. Molly Amelia Gusaas, West Fargo, $150 fine. Driving under the influence: Teklay Habtu, Fargo, second in seven years, $1,725 fine, 30 days in jail with 20 days...
March 11, 2015 - 10:45am