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As April snow hits, driver killed in Otter Tail County crash
A platform that's close to the heart: 'Outstanding Teen' talks organ donation at driver's education classes
Shattered innocence: Becker County child abuse cases on the rise
Youth ATV Safety Training set for May 20
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
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Roth earns all-tournament honors at Summit Championship
Norman County West in danger of losing fall and winter sports
Area kids place at state free throw competition
Smith Leads Huskers at Big Ten Championships
Little Lakers Boys Basketball summer camp registration
Luecks celebrating 50 years together
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Simons welcome twin daughters
'What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear': Listening is important--on both sides of the doctor's exam table
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Friends & Neighbors
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Willow Skye Forsberg
Neil Daniel "Peel" Englund
Mathew R. Veronen
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
February 12, 2013
Train collides with semi-trailer in downtown Perham
A westbound train smashed into an empty semi trailer in Perham on Monday afternoon. There were no injuries, but the stopped train blocked passage...
February 12, 2013 - 2:03pm
Driver seriously hurt in rollover crash on Highway 10
HAWLEY, Minn. - The driver of an SUV was seriously injured in a rollover accident reported at 6:24 a.m. today on Highway 10 near the Hawley Municipal Airport. The Minnesota State Patrol briefly shut down eastbound Highway 10 so that Lifeflight helicopter could land and airlift the...
February 12, 2013 - 8:57am
February 7, 2013
Morning crash at major PR intersection stalls traffic, buses, causes no injuries
A crash Thursday morning at a major intersection west of Park Rapids snarled commuter traffic to and from Detroit Lakes and slowed school bus...
February 7, 2013 - 9:30am
February 6, 2013
Worker seriously burned at East Grand Forks Crystal plant
GRAND FORKS - A worker was seriously injured last week in an accident in the American Crystal Sugar Co. factory in East Grand Forks, Minn., but officials of two companies involved are saying little about it. Jeff Schweitzer, spokesman for American Crystal based in Moorhead, said...
February 6, 2013 - 9:25am
February 5, 2013
Minnesota State Patrol cruiser damaged by deer in 'hit-and-run'
MENTOR, Minn. - A Minnesota State Patrol squad car was damaged Monday morning when it was struck by a deer near Mentor in northwest Minnesota. Trooper Rick Olson was southbound on Polk County 12 at 7:03 a.m., when a deer darted out of the ditch and struck his police cruiser in the...
February 5, 2013 - 8:38am
Oversized load hits bridge and falls on car, killing driver in west-central Minnesota
MILAN, Minn. -- A Granite Falls, Minn., man was killed early Monday morning when a truck carrying an oversized load struck an overhead railroad bridge, causing the load to smash into the man's car. George J. Piasecki, 61, was killed when the load came off a semitrailer on Minnesota...
February 5, 2013 - 8:35am
February 4, 2013
Baby, man injured in dog attack
Two people were injured in a dog attack at a Carlos home Friday evening. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, 45-year-old Albert Lopez and a 10-month-old infant were bitten by the family dog. The extent of the injuries was not reported. The incident happened at 202...
February 4, 2013 - 10:57am
January 31, 2013
Kelliher man dies in multi-vehicle crash near Blackduck
BLACKDUCK - A 41-year-old Kelliher man died after a Wednesday morning crash near here. Chanin Johnson was following a snowplow Highway 72, about seven miles north of Blackduck, in a 2002 Chevrolet pickup, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The State Patrol said Johnson lost...
January 31, 2013 - 9:44am
January 29, 2013
Six involved in Perham crash
A victim was extricated from a car using the Jaws of Life after a two-car accident in Perham at noon on Sunday. A total of six people were involved...
January 29, 2013 - 9:22am
January 25, 2013
Vehicle accidents keep piling up
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Office: Friday, Jan. 18 A half-dozen vehicle-deer collisions were reported from Friday through Monday in Becker County. No injuries were reported. At 1:56 a.m....
January 25, 2013 - 4:02pm
More patrol for DUIs, distractions
Most days, Sgt. Shane Richard loves his job at the Becker County Sheriff's Department. Then there are those days he dreads. The ones where a deadly automobile crash has him walking up somebody's steps with horrid news. "It's almost like it's in slow motion," he said. "You know...
January 25, 2013 - 3:51pm
January 23, 2013
Fracking death in North Dakota ruled accidental
BISMARCK - A Duluth, Minn., man who died at a hydraulic fracturing site Saturday died of chest and abdominal injuries when he was hit by oilfield equipment, the North Dakota Medical Examiner's Office said in a report issued Tuesday. The report of death for Mike Krajewski, 49, who...
January 23, 2013 - 8:24am
January 22, 2013
A semi crash overnight on Interstate 90 near Plankinton, S.D., resulted in an interstate closure and possibly a death. The wreck affected traffic for a few hours, and the upside-down semi appears to have a power utility pole wedged in its axles. BY CHRIS HUBER
January 22, 2013 - 3:18pm
January 21, 2013
Firefighters respond to sawmill fire in Otter Tail County
A chimney was believed to be the source of a fire Monday morning at a sawmill owned by John Henry Mast. The sawmill is located on County Highway...
January 21, 2013 - 3:31pm
Man injured in ATV rollover north of Moorhead
MOORHEAD - A man was taken to the hospital this morning after an ATV accident north of Moorhead. Clay County Deputy Tim Griffin said it appeared the young adult male and a juvenile male were riding in a side-by-side Polaris Ranger when they drove out of the ditch and the ATV tipped...
January 21, 2013 - 9:28am