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Holiday blood drive scheduled Saturday in DL
'This was a difficult day,' immigration judge says as he rules to deport Minnesota man
Flu vaccine could be less effective this year
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Blowback over proposed wind turbine near Pelican Lake
Raider girls pick up second victory
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Laker wrestlers impressive in win over Bemidji
Laker basketball teams split at TRF
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
Thomas Anthony "Tom" Kubat
John Reed King
Lee Hamilton column: Balancing out the lobbyists
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
November 26, 2013
Ford recalls 2013 Escape SUVs for seventh time
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's bad safety streak with its 2013 Escape continued on Tuesday as the automaker issued two more recalls for...
November 26, 2013 - 11:38am
October 25, 2013
13 ejected from van during rollover in southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON, Minn. -- Thirteen people were thrown from a van after it slid off an icy section of Interstate 90 in southwest Minnesota and rolled. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident happened at 1:40 a.m. near Worthington. A 2003 Chevrolet Express G3500 was eastbound...
October 25, 2013 - 10:18am
October 24, 2013
Traffic deaths hit 300
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota is en route to nearly 400 traffic deaths this year, so the Public Safety Department plans a Halloween drunken driving crackdown this weekend. The drunken driving enforcement period follows the state reaching the 300-death mark earlier this week.
October 24, 2013 - 7:51pm
October 23, 2013
Hoeven, Klobuchar propose federal law to protect driver data
Cali Owings | Forum News Service
October 23, 2013 - 8:20am
October 22, 2013
Alcohol seen as factor in fatal rollover near Laporte
LAPORTE — Authorities said alcohol appears to have been a factor in a rollover crash early Monday that killed a Cass Lake man and injured two others south of LaPorte. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Anthony Hare Jr., 18, of Cass Lake, was westbound on state Highway...
October 22, 2013 - 8:59pm
October 21, 2013
Driver injured in rollover near Alexandria Sunday
A 19-year old man from Waverly was injured in a one-vehicle rollover south of Alexandria Sunday night. Alexander Bersie was driving a 2001 Ford on Highway 29 near Brush Wolf Road at 9:39 p.m. when it veered off the right side of the road and rolled, according to the Minnesota State...
October 21, 2013 - 10:41am
One dies in single vehicle rollover early Monday near Laporte
One person has died in a single-vehicle rollover early Monday morning outside of Laporte. The car’s passenger was taken to Sanford Bemidji with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. The driver, who was dead at the scene, had to be extricated from the wreckage...
October 21, 2013 - 8:12am
October 18, 2013
Crackdown on commercial vehicles begins next week in Minn.
ST. PAUL – Commercial drivers in Minnesota can expect stricter enforcement of seatbelts, driver roadside inspections and regulatory compliance next week. The Minnesota State Patrol Commercial Vehicle Section will be increasing traffic enforcement statewide Oct.
October 18, 2013 - 1:00pm
October 17, 2013
Detroit Lakes woman injured in car accident
A Detroit Lakes woman was taken to the hospital by ambulance after a two car accident in Detroit Lakes on Friday. Frances Louise Johnson, 77, of Detroit Lakes was taken by St. Mary’s Ambulance to Essentia St. Mary’s Hospital. No information was available on possible injuries. She...
October 17, 2013 - 8:30am
October 15, 2013
Red Wing woman gets jail for vehicular homicide
ELLSWORTH, Wis. -- A Red Wing woman will serve jail time for her involvement in a crash that killed a Minnesota man a year ago. Cassandra Smith, 21, of Red Wing, Minn., was southbound on Hwy. 63 last October when her vehicle crossed the center line and collided with a northbound...
October 15, 2013 - 8:57pm
September 22, 2013
Classic cars took to the Becker County roads during foliage tour
The classics came to Detroit Lakes this week during the Antique Automobile Club of America Fall Foliage Tour, which the local Lakes 412 chapter...
September 22, 2013 - 10:00am
August 27, 2013
One dead in motorcycle-car crash in Hubbard County
Police say a Bemidji woman fell asleep while intoxicated behind the wheel of her sport utility vehicle before she crossed the centerline and killed a passenger on a motorcycle. Victoria Blakely Whitefeather, 23, was charged in Hubbard County District Court with several counts of...
August 27, 2013 - 2:02pm
July 7, 2013
Teen dies in rollover crash near Hawley
A young man has died from injuries suffered in a one-car rollover Saturday evening near Hawley. Michael Livdahl, 19, was the driver of a passenger car that lost control, left the roadway and rolled into a ditch on the 21000 block of 28th Avenue North, a few miles north of Hawley. He...
July 7, 2013 - 5:03pm
July 1, 2013
Three serious injury accidents in the area over the weekend
Three serious injury-accidents were reported in the area over the weekend. According to the State Patrol: An Osage man was seriously hurt in a head-on collision between a motorcycle and pickup truck on Highway 34 Sunday afternoon. Robert Vigesaa, 48, was traveling westbound...
July 1, 2013 - 9:00am
June 15, 2013
Ready for extra police patrols?
Think speeding is a harmless crime? You might be surprised at the cost in lives and economic potential. In Becker County, the economic impact was pegged at about $28 million for deaths and accidents related to crashes from 2009 to 2011. Four of 15 crash deaths were speed-related,...
June 15, 2013 - 4:00pm