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Woman seriously injured in head-on collision in Otter Tail County
Death in family puts Sobieski meetings on hold temporarily
Marijuana issue remains clouded
Westrom advances in ‘Young Guns’
Swegarden baffles Hornet batters
MSU-Mankato players expected to return to practice Friday
Timberwolves, Adelman to part; went 97-133 with team
Mankato football players refuse to practice for reinstated coach
Homers carry Lakers to 2-0 start to season
In the Zone
LP-A students win national award
Holly McCamant: World comes to life once spring is here
Goeun Park: L.A.’s Union Station proves that the American Dream is still alive today
Sign up to represent community at first Minnesota Sings event
Free bike rodeo is April 26 at Kent Freeman Arena
Friends & Neighbors
Students were asked: What concerns me about the environment?
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Burning restrictions start Monday in Becker County
Brad Laabs: Stay off the ice; Give Rainy River sturgeon a try
Blane Klemek: Sweet sounds of the bluebirds are back in northern MN
DNR accepting comments on hunting rule changes
Minnesota deer-feeding effort all but over
Hospice heads to Hwy 10
Sign-ups begin for USDA disaster relief
Otter Tail Power gets new president/COO
Spanky’s hires new general manager
Reining in the cost of prom
The secret sauce behind wage increase opposition
Wear green for mental health awareness
Reported MNsure numbers are misleading
State roads are slip sliding away
Lynn Hummel: Early morning fog makes the imagination run wild
Third annual Bean Bags, Beer and Beach Bums set April 26
‘Carrie’ at MSUM
Danell Haspel: Free trip to the MN History Center
‘Vintage’: An old-fashioned tale of friendship
Magic show closes out Top Hat season
June 9, 2009
Rural North Dakota auto dealers say closings offer little savings
FARGO - Customers of two North Dakota car dealers that are losing Chrysler and General Motors auto franchises wonder how it's going to save manufacturers money. It's a question that both Larry Krein, owner of Lloyd's Motors in Jamestown, and Jeff Lemna, general manger of Offutt...
news / business
June 9, 2009 - 9:10am
June 8, 2009
Two injured in rollover accident west of Bemidji
Two Minnesota teens were injured after overcorrecting and rolling their vehicle today, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. 15-year-old Jacqueline A. Phelps, Willmar, Minn., was westbound on U.S. Highway 2 in a 1991 Acura Coupe when she went off the road on the left side, overcorrected...
June 8, 2009 - 12:55am
June 4, 2009
Wadena GM owner looking to build on the strength of his business
WADENA - Roger Dondelinger plans to keep the parts and service departments of his Wadena GM dealership in business. Dondelinger was forced to close the sales department at Wadena GM in May and dismiss his sales staff. The business, which will now be known as Wadena Auto Mall, may...
business / news
June 4, 2009 - 9:09am
May 20, 2009
6-year-old Bemidji boy treated and released after being hit by car
BEMIDJI - A 6-year-old Bemidji boy was struck by a vehicle at 5:44 p.m. Wednesday while crossing Irvine Avenue North. According to a report from the Bemidji Police Department: Audra Allen, age and address not listed, was driving a 1998 Toyota Camry north on Irvine when she noticed...
May 20, 2009 - 2:08pm
May 19, 2009
Menahga man dies in Monday morning crash
MENAHGA - A 37-year-old Menahga man was killed in a crash Monday morning in Wadena County. According to Sheriff Michael D. Carr, deputies arrived at 5:18 a.m. on Monday, May 18, at the intersection of Twin Lakes Road and 384th Street in Blueberry Township and discovered one man...
May 19, 2009 - 9:31am
May 18, 2009
Two injured in wrong-way accident on Highway 10 near New York Mills
NEW YORK MILLS - Two people sustained minor injuries when a pickup going the wrong way on Highway 10 early Monday collided head-on with a semi truck and rolled, the Minnesota State Patrol said. The 1997 Mazda pickup was going eastbound in the westbound lanes of the divided highway...
May 18, 2009 - 9:29am
Moorhead traffic backs up after truck hits pole
MOORHEAD - Traffic was backed up in downtown Moorhead this morning after a semi truck hit a power pole at First Avenue North and 11th Street about 7:40 a.m., knocking out power to the intersection. Moorhead Public Service was on scene at 8:20 a.m. to make repairs, and police were...
May 18, 2009 - 9:23am
May 16, 2009
Nereson's loses Jeep franchise
Chrysler's announcement that they are eliminating 789 dealerships across the country is affecting one car dealer in Detroit Lakes. Nereson Chevrolet-Cadillac-Jeep will be losing its Jeep franchise at an undetermined date. Chrysler is moving to cut 789 dealerships nationwide, about...
Detroit Lakes / news / business
May 16, 2009 - 11:02am
May 15, 2009
Dent woman charged with fleeing police officers
A Dent woman is facing felony charges of fleeing a peace officer and first degree driving while intoxicated-test refusal in connection with a high-speed car chase that took place in Becker County this past Monday. Marlene Jean Honer, 49, of 40133 Purlieu Road, Dent, made her first...
Detroit Lakes / news
May 15, 2009 - 4:44pm
May 13, 2009
Proposed county ATV policy draws a crowd
Though the issue of whether ATV users should be granted full, or even limited access to forest trails in Becker County remains hotly contested,...
May 13, 2009 - 4:10pm
After years of cruel and unusual delays, during the spring of fifth grade I was finally granted the birthright of every country-born male-child: A Honda 50 motorbike. The purchase wasn't free of agony. Not only did I overhear Mom and Dad argue the matter behind a closed door late...
May 13, 2009 - 1:18pm
May 12, 2009
Minneapolis man gets 58 months for causing fatal accident last year east of Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS - The man who was legally drunk when he caused a fatal highway accident in January east of Park Rapids will spend a little over...
May 12, 2009 - 9:45am
Otter Tail County man faces 26th DWI arrest
FERGUS FALLS - An Otter Tail County man with more than two dozen DWI-related convictions is being held in the Otter Tail County Jail on suspicion of felony first-degree DWI, according to a jail official. Daniel Allen Bettcher, 56, whose aliases include Danny Lee Bettcher and Daniel...
May 12, 2009 - 8:55am
May 11, 2009
Missing Thief River Falls woman's family raises reward
The family of Gina Anderson has raised the missing person reward for the Thief River Falls woman last seen Oct. 23. Jackie Pagel, Anderson's sister, said in a Sunday statement to media outlets that her family is now offering an additional $5,000 along with the $5,000 reward already...
May 11, 2009 - 9:22am
Five injured in crash near Roy Lake
Five people were injured, including several children and an infant, in a rear-end accident Sunday evening that caused a van to roll over on Highway 200 near Roy Lake. According to the State Patrol, the accident occurred when a 1997 Chevy Astro Van, traveling east on Highway 200,...
May 11, 2009 - 9:19am