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Mike Hendrickson and Jesse Schmidt were among the first to arrive at Tropics nightclub in downtown Fargo after it was set ablaze in April 2000.
Hastings police officer Albert Jacobson was shot to death while pursuing a burglary in 1894.
Laverne Nigg, "Budd" to his family and friends, will be buried next summer after eight decades of anonymity come to an end
The aftermath of a badly executed robbery resulted in a death on Christmas Day, 1920, in the Stutsman County Jail.

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The exhibit at the Round Lake Community Center includes uniforms from different branches of the service as well as other artifacts.
Think the Baby Ruth was named after that famous slugger Babe Ruth? Hmm...
A man and his grandson from Bismarck, a farm family of six from rural Adrian and an Osnabrock family of five, stopped at a rest area near Valley City, were all kidnapped and released by two escaped Nevada convicts during a daylong crime spree and pursuit on Oct. 21, 1981. The chaos ended in a shootout with police on the I-94 bridge.
Halloween is creepy enough without a real monster knocking at your door. This Halloween marks the 30th anniversary of the Halloween "megastorm" of 1991 which wreaked havoc across the nation and even captured George Clooney's attention.
The research results gives Sitting Bull's great-grandson leverage to potentially remove disputed remains of the legendary Lakota chief from a memorial on the Standing Rock reservation near Mobridge, South Dakota. The site has no direct link to Sitting Bull.

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Yes, Sunday, Oct. 31, marks the 30th anniversary of the infamous Halloween Blizzard, a storm so powerful it spawned towering where-were-you tales that have only snowballed in the three decades since. However, for those who either weren’t here back then — or who were dragged outside for pictures in tiny snowsuits simply to document the size of snowdrifts — the perpetually retold stories of the ‘91 blizzard can feel glazed over.
The two women did share something in common, however: both of them married Clarence Larson, Martha first, in 1928, and then, after Martha’s untimely death and Clarence’s acquittal for her murder, Jean married Clarence in 1964.
Charlie Mayo acquired nine farms throughout the years in which he built out the Mayowood property in Rochester where he lived.

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