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Detroit Lakes students elect Trump in mock election
One hurt in rollover crash on Highway 10 near Buffalo State Park
'Boxcar house' generates freight train of reader response
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DL volleyball opens playoffs with 3-1 home victory
Bemidji slips by Laker swimmers in final dual
8AA FOOTBALL: Nuggets knock Hornets out of opening round
Sled hockey exhibition raises nearly $800 for Hope, Inc.
Lakes Area Boxing registration Nov. 1
Livingood 90th birthday open house set
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Become Like a Little Child-Cutting to the heart of God.
New Chaplain at Essentia St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes believes everyone has a 'unique life'
Christian Women's Club: Area ladies gather for prayer and fellowship
Friends & Neighbors
Nereson's hires new service consultant
Cabela merger's effect on East Grand Forks store unclear
There's a new chinese food restaurant in town
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
In the shadow: Bobby Vee and The Shadows adored by local, national fans alike
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Mixed Blood's 'Corazon Eterno' comes to DL Friday
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo' program coming to DL library Nov. 7
A Native American experience in sight, sound and soul
Rawlen Everett Guinn, Sr.
Robert T. "Bobby Vee" Velline
Marylou F. Chromy
Arlen G. Restad
Forget common sense, elect candidates with good sense
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
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
April 3, 2009
Pelican Rapids to gather and grieve for high school student killed in bus accident a year ago
PELICAN RAPIDS - Last week, the Weishairs gathered in daughter Jessica's bedroom, where they're sometimes a bit reluctant to venture these days....
April 3, 2009 - 9:16am
February 25, 2009
Charges stand against bus driver in crash that killed Pelican Rapids student Jessica Weishair
A judge has denied a Moorhead man's request to dismiss charges against him related to the death of Pelican Rapids High School student Jessica Weishair, 16. Loren Ernst, 70, challenged whether prosecutors had adequate foundation to charge him. He faces charges in Wright County (Minn.)...
February 25, 2009 - 8:46am
February 24, 2009
Walker-Hackensack-Akeley school bus involved in serious car crash Monday night
A Walker-Hackensack-Akeley School District bus was involved in a vehicle crash Monday evening, and a girl who was not on the bus was seriously injured in the accident. James E. Ryan, 69, of Walker, was driving the school bus north on state Highway 371 with one teacher and 11 students...
February 24, 2009 - 10:56am
February 20, 2009
Judge's ruling pending in bus crash that killed Pelican Rapids girl
A judge is expected to decide soon whether to allow charges against a bus driver for a fatal crash to move forward. Loren Ernst, 69, of Moorhead was charged of criminal vehicular homicide, criminal vehicular injury and criminal vehicular operation. However, his attorney has contested...
February 20, 2009 - 8:52am
February 10, 2009
Bus ridership up 23 percent in Fargo-Moorhead
FARGO - Whether it's because they're trying to save a dime or trying to save the Earth, nearly 1.7 million Fargo-Moorhead residents hopped on a bus in 2008. The year-end Metro Area Transit figures released show 1,691,241 people took the bus, that's 317,000 more than in 2007. Transit...
February 10, 2009 - 6:00am
Parents in Detroit Lakes and Frazee-Vergas school districts may need to make arrangements to pick kids up after school
School buses in the Detroit Lakes School District will not be traveling on dirt roads today after school. In Frazee-Vergas, the Superintendent Deron Stender said in an Instant Alert message that buses will try to main regular route times, but some buses will not be able to travel...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
November 16, 2008
Fire destroys Ulen-Hitterdal school bus
A fire Saturday evening in Ulen totaled a Ulen-Hitterdal School District bus. The fire apparently started from the totaled bus's block heater in the bus garage in Ulen; no one was injured, said Dave Begg, Ulen fire chief. The fire was reported about 5:45 p.m. by a volunteer fireman...
November 16, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
Bus running to Diabetes Expo
The Lions International District 5M9 will be offering their 4th annual bus trip to the American Diabetes Association's Diabetes Expo 2008. The expo will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11. Space is limited, so interested parties...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Tow truck operator in critical condition
A Detroit Lakes tow truck operator is in critical condition after being injured Tuesday afternoon while helping emergency workers set up for a disaster drill at Soo Pass Ranch. Mike Smith, 44, owner and operator of Lakes Country Towing suffered crushing injuries to his lower extremities...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
Authorities charge Moorhead bus driver in April crash that killed a Pelican Rapids student
Charges have been filed against the driver involved in an April fatal school bus crash near Albertville, Minn. Assistant Wright County Attorney Brian Lutes said he charged Loren Ernst of Moorhead with two counts of criminal vehicular operation and one count of criminal vehicular...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
Pelican Rapids school bus accident investigation nears finish
Residents of Pelican Rapids say emotions are still frayed and hearts remain heavy as they wait to learn why a school bus returning from a trip to Chicago in April left the road and crashed, killing one student and injuring others. "It's still very raw. There are certainly questions,...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
April 24, 2008
Prosecutors drop charge against Hawley school bus driver
HAWLEY, Minn. - The Clay County Attorney's Office plans to dismiss a charge it filed in February against David Duane Kronbeck, a Hawley school bus driver who was accused of violating a statute that requires school buses to stop at railroad crossings. Assistant Clay County Attorney...
April 24, 2008 - 12:00am
April 11, 2008
Weather postpones to Sunday funeral of Pelican Rapids bus accident
Due to inclement weather, the funeral for Jessica Weishair, 16, Pelican Rapids, Minn., has been postponed. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Pelican Rapids High School.
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 8, 2008
Pelican Rapids bus crash tragedy -- Shaken but not shattered
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. - The Rev. Laurie Skow-Anderson recalled poring over the action-packed Chicago itinerary for the Pelican Rapids High School band and thinking students were in for a weekend of learning.
April 8, 2008 - 12:00am
April 7, 2008
Prayer service today for Pelican Rapids student killed in bus crash
The Pelican Rapids School District postponed a Sunday community prayer service for the victims of a Saturday morning band trip bus crash, which killed one student and injured dozens. The service was rescheduled for 5 p.m. today because of winter weather conditions. "We want our community...
April 7, 2008 - 12:00am