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Helmut Schmidt

Helmut Schmidt is a reporter for The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead's business news team. Readers can reach him by email at, or by calling (701) 241-5583.

The Remer, Minn., teen was not seatbelted and was ejected from the car.
Dwayne Johnson and Kian Scott died late Tuesday night when a wrong-way driver smashed her vehicle head-on into theirs, the Mecosta County Sheriff's Office reported.
Event put on by the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce included experts from the banking, energy, agriculture, technology, retail, manufacturing and retail sectors.
The new brand name, which plays well with the frozen food home delivery firm’s distinctive yellow trucks, is meant to capture the company’s "optimistic spirit."
Modulist will handle community news items for O'Rourke, which operates digital and print publications around the U.S.
ST. PAUL - The Otto Bremer Trust has announced the second phase of a $50 million emergency fund supporting organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
PERHAM, Minn. -- Two people were found dead in a rural Perham home early Tuesday, April 17, and a suspect has been arrested in connection with the deaths, which investigators believe are homicides, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office.
Investigators still haven't determined what caused an April 14 collapse of the roof over the waterpark and spa at Thumper Pond Lodge, but plans are in the works for a major renovation of the lodge found in the middle of an evergreen forest in Ott...
OTTERTAIL, Minn.--The collapsed roof for the water park of Thumper Pond Lodge here was built in one of the areas of Minnesota where inspections for enforcement of general structural and fire safety codes are not required, a state official said Th...
OTTERTAIL, Minn. - The collapse late Tuesday night of the roof over Thumper Pond Lodge's waterpark here could have ended worse, a neighbor said. Much, much worse.