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Vehicle strikes Moorhead High student in crosswalk near school
Anti-Islam presentation draws protesters inside and outside MN church
Concordia to allow 'of age' students to drink 'limited quantities' of alcohol on campus
Lawn mower partially severs leg of 4-year-old Vergas boy
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XC: Laker boys third, girls fifth at Hermes Invite
Lakers down Prowlers in five-set thriller
DL Youth Hockey fundraiser banquet Oct. 14
Middle schoolers revive Chess Club
HALL OF HONOR: 2006 girls golf first-ever state champions
Mn State colleges, universities waive application fees in October
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Donna D. Alder
Duane L. Erickson
Marion E. Olson
Duane L. Erickson
DeAnn K. Helliksen
Klobuchar concerned about ongoing Legionnaires' Disease in Minnesota
How to survive a crash with a power pole
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Thank you for a successful rotary blood screening
Bring on the cold: Snow buntings sing, feed and fly in the worst conditions
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
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
Cali Owings | Forum News Service FARGO — If you drive a newer vehicle, it’s likely equipped with a little black box that continually collects information about the vehicle’s operation. That data includes basics such as speed and seat belt use, and more specific details...
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