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Natalie Roth third at Minnesota Women's Open
Two regional football teams testing out new helmet technology
Hoge to compete at Bobcat golf tournament
Norseman Motors donates 2.5K to Booster Club
Noah Insurance softball team finishes regular season undefeated
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Painting past ALS: Man adapts by holding brush in mouth
Column: Growing up with Jesus
DL's Andresen family named U of M's 'Farm Family of the Year'
It's more convenient than ever to apply for Social Security benefits
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Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
MANNA Food Co-op seeking sponsorships
Pageant kicks off Wolf Lake Harvest Fest this Friday
Perham's 47th Pioneer Festival set Aug. 19-20
A puppet pageant, times two: Performances set this weekend in NYM and Perham
National Aviation Day is Aug. 19
A 'finger-lickin' good' festival
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Kathleen "Kathy" Sharon Gigstead
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Byrne Ray Hildebrand
Local produce star of this potato salad
Tribune Editorial: Why our blank front page today matters
Letter: Charlottesville and Trump's true colors
Yes, it's possible: Sit down and talk with your representative
Bipartisan bill to protect seniors from abuse, exploitation passes Senate
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
Bluebirds in Minnesota are easy to love
Mille Lacs reopens to walleye fishing Aug. 12
Brad Laabs column: Old-school rigging still brings in the walleye
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'
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Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for 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. The highway...
October 24, 2013 - 7:51pm
October 23, 2013
Hoeven, Klobuchar propose federal law to protect driver data
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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. 20-26. Non-commercial...
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