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Warrantless searches in drunken driving cases at issue in 2011 crash
LP-A Early Learning Center plans unveiled
DLCCC to hold first indoor triathlon
Antarctica may have a new type of ice - diamonds
Vikings chuck Freeman audition in favor of competing with Cassel
Boys Basketball: Cihak goes off on Pats to pace DL to Mid-State win
Girls Hockey: West Fargo team snaps DL’s streak
Wrestling: Lakers score win over M/W
New Minneapolis football stadium loses out to Florida for college championship
In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
Friends & Neighbors
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Don’t look past late season pheasants
Preliminary ‘13 deer harvest numbers released
Solid U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook
Audubon neighbors find perfect business match
Franken recognized for energy legislation
Cold snap to thank for drop in gas prices
Microsoft says Xbox One global sales top 2 million
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Letter: Thank you for support, kindness, generocity
Letter: GOP ‘Wrecking Crew’ should leave the Pope alone
Our Opinion: Too cold to enjoy Christmas?
Eric Bergeson: Just get me socks for Christmas
First Lutheran hosts holiday dinner
Travis Tritt, 2 other acts added to WE Fest lineup
Danell Haspel: Ideas for holiday get-togethers at library
'12 Years A Slave', 'American Hustle' take lead for Golden Globes
Holiday Train concert ready to roll Saturday: Sheryl Crow to perform, but you have to go to Cottage Grove to see her
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
January 13, 2012
Sebeka standoff Wednesday night lasts nearly five hours
A standoff in Sebeka that lasted nearly five hours was resolved without incident, according to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office. Law enforcement responded to a call of threats being made at a Sebeka home shortly after 7 p.m.
January 13, 2012 - 9:08am
January 8, 2012
Hubbard County holiday burglary binge interrupted New Year's Eve
Two quick-thinking officers may have interrupted a burglary spree in progress on New Year's Eve. Three men appeared in Hubbard County District Court Tuesday on a litany of charges connected to a series of break-ins that began Dec. 22 and continued over the New Year. All three remain...
news / crime
January 8, 2012 - 6:34pm
December 18, 2011
Grand Marais courthouse shooting suspect is sorry, his father says
Northland courthouses have fewer security features than others in Minnesota Defendant's attorney recounts courthouse shootings Quick actions likely saved lives in Cook County Courthouse shootings The man accused of Thursday's shooting and struggle in the Cook County Courthouse...
December 18, 2011 - 9:03am
Trial set for PR mom who allegedly bought kids booze
A Dec. 27 trial date has been set in the case of a Park Rapids mother who allegedly bought her underage son and friends alcohol last spring. Tracy...
December 18, 2011 - 8:57am
County, city officers find more drugs in traffic stops
Both the Minnesota State Patrol and Hubbard County Sheriff's Department are using unmarked cars in their new traffic stop arsenal.
December 18, 2011 - 8:51am
December 5, 2011
Rural Barnesville woman accused of arson posts bail
MOORHEAD - A rural Barnesville woman accused of setting fires at her home was released from the Clay County Jail after posting bail Sunday night. Tara Andvik, 33, posted the required $25,000 bond, jail staff said. Conditions of the bail set by Judge Michael Kirk dictate that Andvik...
December 5, 2011 - 2:55pm
December 2, 2011
Park Rapids man charged with saving child porn to his computer
A Park Rapids man is accused of downloading computer files containing child pornography while living in Duluth. Christopher Lee Ussery, 21, is charged in St. Louis County District Court with possession of pornographic work involving minors. His next court appearance is scheduled...
December 2, 2011 - 8:58am
More than 200 women claim sex discrimination at New York Mills Lund boat plant
The Lund Boat Co., owned by Brunswick Corp., is pictured in this undated photo in New York Mills, Minn. Forum Communications Co. NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. - The U.S. Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against a Lund boat plant here Thursday over the alleged sexual discrimination of...
December 2, 2011 - 8:28am
November 15, 2011
Man convicted in Duluth tot's death gets maximum prison time
Before being sentenced, Michael Tahtinen tearfully told the court that he loved Connor Robison like a son and would do nothing to hurt him. Connor's mother, Amanda, testified in her victim impact statement that she didn't believe that Tahtinen had anything to do with the death of...
November 15, 2011 - 9:53am
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