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Beautiful weather graces the final weekend of Water Carnival
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas, with more expected
Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Sealcoating on Airport Road today
Neighbor, 16, saves fire victim in St. Paul duplex
Thielen enters training camp fighting for WR spot
Area wrestlers to compete in biggest tourney in U.S.
LP-A’s Swegarden tosses 2 TDs in All-Star classic
Angels head into playoffs
U-18 squad finish in 2nd place
In the Zone
New United Way president wants us to ‘pay it forward’
Photo of the Day
This guy’s got glass: Detroit Lakes artist creates stories using glass and light
Detroit Lakes FFA members travel to D.C. for conference
Youth attends language village immersion program
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Now is the time to take a hunter safety course
Lake Mille Lacs night fishing opens July 21
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Letter: Minimum wage increase a win-win
Teach your children common facts
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
‘History Hike through Frazee’ starts at Lions Park July 26
September 27, 2013
DNA test confirms identity of wolf that bit teen
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A wolf killed at a Lake Winnibigoshish campground after an attack on a teenager was in fact the animal that bit the 16-year-old, officials said Thursday. It was Minnesota’s first documented wolf attack on a human that resulted in significant injuries. Noah...
September 27, 2013 - 11:25am
August 26, 2013
16-year-old boy attacked by wolf at Lake Winnibigoshish
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Noah Graham, after waking up to find his skull in the jaws of a wolf, fought off the animal and lived to tell the tale. Graham, 16, has a story to tell the rest of his life; a story about an incident that Chris Niskanen of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
August 26, 2013 - 4:14pm
July 16, 2013
Dispute over vomit cleanup spurs alleged hammer attack by carnival worker
FARGO – A carnival worker arrested last week for hitting a fellow employee at the Red River Valley Fair in the head with a hammer allegedly did so after the victim insisted he clean up a pile of vomit left on a ride by a fair-goer. Richard “Old Man Richard” Wareham, 49, of...
news / crime
July 16, 2013 - 1:18pm
July 13, 2013
Man sentenced for hammer attack
RED WING, Minn. -- Daniel David Yennie walked to the front of a courtroom Friday in Goodhue County District Court just before his attacker, Jonathan Lee Closner, was sentenced to 212 months in prison as his sister Nicole Yennie-Drake read a victim impact statement on his behalf: “I...
news / crime
July 13, 2013 - 9:58pm
July 11, 2013
Sheriff defends decision to kill dogs at Walsh County home
WALSH COUNTY, N.D. - Walsh County Sheriff Lauren Wild is confident in his choice to kill 13 of Peter Grzeskowiak’s dogs after a pack of them attacked a Fargo man early Sunday morning outside of Warsaw, N.D. On Wednesday, Wild said capturing and quarantining the dogs was an option,...
July 11, 2013 - 8:47am
July 9, 2013
Fargo man says he was mauled by pack of dogs
FARGO – A Fargo man is recovering from injuries after being attacked by a pack of large dogs early Sunday morning near Warsaw, N.D. John Munoz, 19, was walking to a friend’s home in rural Warsaw when he heard barks and the sound of dogs coming his way in the dark. “There...
July 9, 2013 - 9:34am
June 5, 2013
Bear shot by game warden near McGregor after attack on woman
A 72-year-old McGregor woman was bitten and clawed by a sow bear before the animal and her three yearlings left the woman’s property Monday night. The woman received “non-life-threatening” injuries and the bear later was killed when it charged at a state conservation...
June 5, 2013 - 2:30pm
December 30, 2008
Hawley woman rescued after being attacked by own dog
Billie Wegner had clipped her dog's toenails before and sometimes it earned her a growl or a snap from Noah, her 10-year-old Great Pyrenees. But the Hawley woman wasn't prepared for what happened Monday when she tried to groom her dog. "I couldn't sleep, so I was brushing him and...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
Dog owner seeks tougher laws after pit bull mauled pet
Steve Candor is getting the chance to put some teeth into Fargo's animal control ordinance. Candor, whose dog, Mischief, was badly mauled in an attack by a pit bull near his south Fargo home in September, was given the OK Monday by the City Commission to work with police and other...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
July 19, 2008
Attack invasive plants by preventing them
There has been a lot of talk about aquatic invasive species this summer, and this topic is at the forefront of this year's educational agenda of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Becker County Coalition of Lake Associations (Becker COLA) and Otter Tail County Coalition of...
July 19, 2008 - 12:00am