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Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
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Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
Good luck at State, Raiders!
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Wednesday matters: Everyday prayers
Column: Beware of "Can you hear me?" scam calls
Friends & Neighbors
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
L&M Fleet Supply earns honor from Cub Cadet as one of the top dealers in America
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Ronald "Sam" F. Samuelson
Donna Mae Graffis
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
February 27, 2013
Head-on crash kills teen near Fertile
FERTILE, Minn. - A head-on collision on state Highway 32 killed a teenage boy from Fertile on Tuesday afternoon, the State Patrol said. By: Forum News Service, INFORUM A head-on collision on state Highway 32 killed a teenage boy from Fertile on Tuesday afternoon, the State Patrol...
February 27, 2013 - 8:43am
February 26, 2013
Friends, family remember Ottertail pilot lost in crash
Friends and family of Adam Menze, the Ottertail pilot who died in a plane crash last week, remember him as an "amazing" family man who was full...
February 26, 2013 - 8:42am
February 22, 2013
Wife of Ottertail man killed in plane crash says he left behind six kids
PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. - A rural Parkers Prairie man heard what sounded like a crop-dusting plane with engine trouble about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a loud crash. When Gayle Snook went out to investigate, he discovered the wreckage of a plane in some trees about 90 yards...
February 22, 2013 - 11:23am
February 21, 2013
Ottertail man ID'd in fatal plane crash near Parkers Prairie
PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. - A rural Parkers Prairie man heard what sounded like a crop-dusting plane with engine trouble about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday,...
February 21, 2013 - 8:45am
February 20, 2013
Feb. 20 was the deadliest day on MN roads in 2012
On Feb. 20, 2012, eight people were killed on Minnesota roads, making it the deadliest day of the year. Among those killed were four female North Dakota State students who crashed on I-94 near Alexandria. To underscore how traffic crashes remain a serious -- and constant -- issue...
February 20, 2013 - 9:58am
Minnetonka couple killed in interstate crash on their way to a funeral
FARGO - A Monday gathering to celebrate the life of a late artist became the unexpected scene of more tragic news. Wayne Gudmundson, a friend...
February 20, 2013 - 8:21am
February 18, 2013
Two dead in I-94 crash near Barnesville as blowing snow wreaks havoc on roads
BARNESVILLE, Minn. - The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a four-vehicle accident on Interstate 94 near here that has killed at least...
February 18, 2013 - 2:32pm
February 13, 2013
Report blames crew error for Minnesota train collision
TWO HARBORS, Minn. - The National Transportation Safety Board released its determination Tuesday that a head-on collision between two ore trains in 2010 north of Two Harbors was the result of crew error. The federal agency also said the Canadian National Railway Co. also deserves...
February 13, 2013 - 8:39am
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