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Michigan woman dead for six years found only after money runs out
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In the Zone
Immersed in literature one word at a time
French toast brunch with Rep. Green in Lake Park Saturday
Social Security: Money earned pre-retirement shouldn’t reduce benefits
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Remmen named to U of M dean’s list
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Fond du Lac Band mulls elk restoration
Prairie chicken blind available next month at Hamden Slough
Brad Laabs: When do you think area lakes will be ice free?
Blane Klemek: Like Aladdin’s carpet, flying squirrels really don’t fly — they glide
Learn how to make maple syrup at Minnesota state parks
Another try at Sunday liquor sales could start with 'baby step'
DL's Chris Reep earns top honors for growth
General surgeon joins Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes
A view from the top: Detroit Mountain construction in full force
ProBuild hires new general manager for DL, Hawley
Women’s history: by the numbers
Teacher exams important but not a one-size-fits-all
Eric Bergeson: Young or old, we’re all ‘phonies’
Letter: Thanks for your ‘Giving Hearts’ Becker County
Here’s how to get public records
Grace Lutheran hosts Hop Into Spring Dinner March 22
Danell Haspel: ‘Wearin’ of the Green’ at Detroit Lakes Library
Piano duo to perform two concerts as part of Motion theater fundraiser Saturday at Holmes
Lakes Area Chorale, Youth Choir to make debut at March 9 concert in DL
Detroit Lakes library full of Dr. Seuss magic this month
Miss Northwest Committee looking for volunteers
Northland Real Estate Guide
Guide to Becker County 2014
October 25, 2011
Akeley man allegedly assaults state trooper, leads law enforcement in high-speed chase through Hubbard County
Elijah Lee Knowles, 26, of Akeley was arraigned on six felony counts and three gross misdemeanors in district court Monday following allegedly assaulting a state trooper followed by a high-speed chase early Saturday morning. According to the complaint, Trooper Darcy Gagnon stopped...
October 25, 2011 - 9:29am
September 20, 2011
Jury selection begins in case of Duluth man accused in child's death
Prospective jurors reached a unanimous verdict of sorts Monday before the trial of Michael Tahtinen even started: Each one said that looking at autopsy photographs of 11-month-old Connor Robinson and hearing how he died is going to be emotionally charged and hard to handle. But St....
September 20, 2011 - 9:01am
Fairbanks trial: Fairbanks' sister testifies -- for prosecution
CROOKSTON -- The sister of Thomas Fairbanks testified for the prosecution today in his trial on charges that he murdered Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey and assaulted a dozen other officers. But it was clear her sympathy is with her brother. Rachel Fairbanks had...
August 20, 2011 - 8:59am
August 9, 2011
Deputy shooting murder trial: Defense claims jury pool 'tainted'
CROOKSTON -- Thomas Fairbanks' defense team tried to get a panel of potential jurors dismissed Monday as "tainted" because of conversation among them with the wife of a law enforcement officer listed as an alleged victim of Fairbanks, who is charged with murder in the 2009 shooting...
August 9, 2011 - 8:42am
June 27, 2011
Should sex offenders ever be released?
To better understand why so few people have progressed in treatment through the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, the News Tribune interviewed...
June 27, 2011 - 10:21am
June 16, 2011
Dayton on shutdown: Better than GOP budget
ST. PAUL - Gov.
June 16, 2011 - 8:34am
June 11, 2011
2 adults charged with driving drunk, kids in car in Hubbard County
A dubious distinction achieved in 2010 appears to be perpetuating itself in Hubbard County - adults being pulled over for suspected drunken driving...
June 11, 2011 - 1:35pm
June 4, 2011
Park River man accused of trying to kill wife at nursing home
PARK RIVER, N.D.
June 4, 2011 - 11:02am
May 14, 2011
Four horses killed in ND ranch shooting
May 14, 2011 - 1:07pm
May 10, 2011
Two high-risk sex offenders moving to Wadena County
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office and the Verndale Police Department have announced a community notification meeting May 10 from 6-8 p.m. at Verndale School Auditorium, regarding two Level Three registered sex offenders moving to Nimrod and Verndale. Davis Earl Whitaker, 26, will...
May 10, 2011 - 2:08pm
Teen involved in high speed fatal crash was from Red Lake
Morris "Moe" Isaac (Gii-shi-bah-o-sey which means "He Who Walks in Circles") Beaulieu, Jr., 16, of Red Lake, died Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Essentia Health in Fargo, N.D. from an automobile accident. A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 12, at the Redby Community Center...
news / accidents
May 10, 2011 - 2:05pm
May 7, 2011
Underwood man accused of slitting dog's throat appears in court
An Underwood man who was accused last year of slitting a dog's throat finally appeared Thursday in Otter Tail County Court. Benjamin James Stavaas, 23, is facing six counts of animal cruelty charges, two of which are felonies, for the June 2010 slitting of Star's throat. According...
May 7, 2011 - 11:21am
May 1, 2011
Familiar moose returns to downtown Park Rapids
After a year of convalescing, extensive cosmetic surgery and rigorous rehabilitation, "Big Larry" returned to Moose Creek Village Tuesday morning. Big...
May 1, 2011 - 11:16am
Drug abuse coordinator: 'We're facing an emergency'
Misuse and abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs have seen a "phenomenal increase" since 1990, Jay Jaffee, a drug and alcohol prevention coordinator, told a group assembled Monday night at St. Joseph's. The statement was not surprising to many.
May 1, 2011 - 11:13am
April 13, 2011
Benefit for 'dying' Park Rapids victim may have been a swindle
When Douglas County Sheriff's Sergeant Dave Ahlquist went to the home of Penny Jo Haupt, the former treasurer of a charity established on her own behalf, Haupt's boyfriend had a warning, according to court records. Steve "Red" Douma told the investigator it was a "bad idea" to try...
April 13, 2011 - 8:06am