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This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Firefighter battles PTSD
Pre-K teachers may lose business with Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal
Schools in favor of Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal if they have space
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
August 12, 2009
Crime & Accidents for Aug. 7 - Aug. 11
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Department. Thursday, Aug. 7 At 8:26 a.m. a woman reported a wallet stolen at the White Earth Head Start program. At 8:30 p.m. a woman reported her purse had been...
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August 12, 2009 - 1:18pm
July 14, 2009
West Fargo School Board decides to hire new newspaper adviser
WEST FARGO - West Fargo High School students were emotional Monday after learning that teacher Jeremy Murphy won't get his job back as the student...
July 14, 2009 - 1:01pm
Board votes to hire new paper adviser
West Fargo High School students were emotional Monday after learning that teacher Jeremy Murphy won't get his job back as the student newspaper...
July 14, 2009 - 8:59am
July 12, 2009
Mental health exam planned for standoff suspect
A Fargo man arrested Wednesday after a standoff with police at an apartment complex has been sent to the North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown...
July 12, 2009 - 12:44am
July 8, 2009
Crime & Accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Becker County Sheriff's Department and Detroit Lakes Police Department: Thursday, July 2 At 1:34 p.m. police responded to a complaint of a pickup truck full of kids not properly restrained. The officer found seven kids in...
July 8, 2009 - 10:23am
July 3, 2009
Woman sues Crookston diocese
CROOKSTON - A woman sued the Catholic Diocese of Crookston on Thursday for more than $50,000, alleging that in 2004, when she was 15, her parish priest in Greenbush, the Rev.
July 3, 2009 - 3:03pm
July 2, 2009
West Fargo teachers, students back student newspaper adviser
WEST FARGO - Dozens of West Fargo teachers and students plan to attend a July 13 School Board meeting, hoping to convince officials to rethink removing the district's high school newspaper adviser. But School Board President Tom Gentzkow says the board will stand by the administration's...
July 2, 2009 - 12:50pm
June 24, 2009
Crime & Accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Department: Tuesday, June 16 At 10:25 p.m. an abandoned mobile home was reported burning across from the east projects in White Earth village, on the 33000 block...
June 24, 2009 - 11:36am
June 17, 2009
Crime & Accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Becker County Sheriff's Department and Detroit Lakes Police Department: Friday, June 12 At 2:05 p.m. several people called, including one from St. Mary's Innovis hospital, about a deer wandering through town. Saturday,...
June 17, 2009 - 10:50am
December 9, 2008
Former Park Rapids attorney sentenced to a year in prison for tax evasion
Former Park Rapids attorney Bill Jones will spend a year in prison for filing a false tax return. Jones, 56, was sentenced Dec. 4 in U.S. District Court in St. Paul. His sentence was the result of a plea agreement, in which Jones admitted to filing a tax return for 2001 that falsely...
December 9, 2008 - 12:00am
September 4, 2008
Moorhead attorney's license suspended indefinitely
The Minnesota Supreme Court issued an order Thursday indefinitely suspending Moorhead lawyer Richard Varriano's license for violations of clients' trust accounts. The action followed the court finding of "multiple violations" by Varriano of the professional code of responsibility...
September 4, 2008 - 7:30pm
Switched at birth: DL attorney handled unusual case
DETROIT LAKES - It seems more of a story that producers in Hollywood should be hearing rather than a Detroit Lakes attorney. Two baby girls switched at birth, only to find out 50-some years later they had been raised by opposite families. "When I first heard, I certainly thought...
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am