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Bemidji Construction Worker Hurt on Site of New Elementary School

The worker was taken by air from the Gene Dillon Elementary School construction site Wednesday

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The superintendent in Bemidji says a construction worker wasn’t seriously hurt in a fall at the site of a new elementary school. The worker was taken by air from the Gene Dillon Elementary School construction site Wednesday. Superintendent Jim Hess says the worker fell about 11 feet at the site and was taken to a hospital for…

Judge Orders Evaluation for Fargo Man Accused of Endangering His Neighbors

Firefighters hosed down the exterior to protect neighboring trailers

FARGO, ND — A Cass County judge has ordered a mental health evaluation for a Fargo man accused of endangering his neighbors by setting his house on fire last winter. John Leach appeared in Cass County District Court on felony endangerment by fire charges. He admitted to a Fargo police officer that he burned down his mobile home in the…

Jamestown Man Sentenced for December Standoff

Troy Elhard pleaded guilty to charges after a seven hour standoff the day after Christmas

33-year-old Elhard was arrested after a standoff in Jamestown ended peacefully.  JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A Jamestown man has been sentenced for a seven hour standoff in December. Troy Elhard, 33, pleaded guilty to terrorizing and was sentenced to 51 days in jail, which he has already served¬†and two years of probation. He is also required to undergo a psychiatric evaluation…