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UAS taking flight in Minnesota
Franken adds to push for more rail inspectors
Norman County deputy shot after making traffic stop; two brothers in custody
Swarm of bees delays flight from Las Vegas to Duluth
Lakers drop close one vs. Rebels
Minnesota district scheduling puts rivalries on shaky ground
Hansen takes role on ‘Heads Up’ program
Golf Preview: Lady Hornet linksters ready for next step
Track and Field Preview: Lady Hornets to rely on youth
In the Zone
Family favorite brightens up Easter morning
Social Security: Children do not need to live in same home to get Social Security benefits
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Butzer on dean’s list at UM-Twin Cities
Weslee Allen Beyer
Friends & Neighbors
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Brian's Beer Brew
Local archer given lifetime achievement award
Minnesota deer-feeding effort all but over
Brad Laabs: Use caution on ice; get ready for open water
Blane Klemek: The American crow is one of the smartest wild birds
Bear hunt application deadline is May 2
Fine dining at the 59er: The Lake Room is their latest addition
Two stylists join team at Creative Mix salon
T.S. Dock & Lift is now Shoremaster affiliate
DL man joins staff of Karvakko Engineering
Don’t forfeit past tax returns
A low health ranking for Becker County
Eric Bergeson: Goodbye writing, hello politics
Senate, governor need to follow House lead on rural broadband, local gov’t aid
Lynn Hummel: Spring is the season for optimists
End DWI immunity for lawmakers
Danell Haspel: Last chance to file income taxes!
Cash tribute set May 6
New exhibit at NYM Cultural Center
Celebrating our heroes: United Way event is April 24 in Detroit Lakes
Artists sought for show
January 8, 2012
IRS offers highlights 2011 tax season
Tax season is here! Here are some changes, highlights and dates to be aware of for the 2011 tax season. --Taxpayers will have until Monday, April 18 to file their 2010 tax returns and pay any tax due because Emancipation Day, a holiday observed in the District of Columbia, falls...
January 8, 2012 - 6:58pm
February 18, 2011
Flood relief likely; tornado relief iffy
ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators are on call to vote on flood-relief funding Monday, but it remains unclear whether communities affected by a June 17 tornado outbreak - including Wadena - also can expect help. Even the flood action is tentative, depending on whether the federal government...
February 18, 2011 - 11:20am
One killed in head-on crash near Menahga
Dustin J. Berttunen, 28, of Menahga was the driver of the 1996 KW dump truck, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The name of the deceased driver of a 2004 Volkswagen sedan has not yet been released. The accident happened around 5 p.m. on U.S. Highway 71, about a mile south...
February 18, 2011 - 11:18am
January 1, 2011
Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Bemidji on Tuesday has died
The pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle while walking along Fifth Street Northwest in Bemidji early Tuesday morning has died. According to a press release from the Bemidji Police Department: Douglas Albert Gross, 29, of Bemidji, died as a result of the injuries suffered in the...
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January 1, 2011 - 3:58pm
Not nearly a record, but still a lot of snow; F-M has nearly three times average snowfall
FARGO - It wasn't quite enough snow to set records, but the final days of 2010 will be memorable. The Fargo-Moorhead area received 4.8 inches of snow Friday, just shy of the 5.2-inch record for Dec. 31, for a monthly total of 26.6 inches. That's enough snow for the third snowiest...
January 1, 2011 - 3:45pm
December 31, 2010
Air traffic at Fargo's airport remain mixed as most Chicago and Denver flights are canceled
FARGO - Some flights at Fargo's Hector International Airport have been canceled. Currently, most of today's flights from Chicago and Denver have been canceled. Other flights from Minneapolis, Phoenix-Mesa and Los Angeles are currently still scheduled to arrive. The American Eagle...
December 31, 2010 - 1:41pm
Highway 10, Interstate 94 reopens in Minnesota, but roads closed in North Dakota
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Interstate 94 between Moorhead and Alexandria re-opened at 10:30 this morning, along with Highway 10 between Moorhead and Detroit Lakes. The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol announced the roads would reopen in a joint statement. However,...
December 31, 2010 - 1:36pm
Authorities continue rescuing motorists and look to clear roadways as second blizzard bears down
FARGO - After a night of dramatic rescues in a blinding blizzard, authorities in Cass and Clay counties took to the highways this morning to...
December 31, 2010 - 1:30pm
December 24, 2010
Slippery roads slowing down holiday Red River Valley traffic
FARGO - A number of accidents on area roads were reported this morning as conditions prove slippery for holiday travelers and shoppers. North Dakota Highway Patrol officers had responded to four rollovers and about 10 cars in the ditch as of 10 a.m. in Cass, Richland and Traill counties,...
December 24, 2010 - 12:48pm
December 21, 2010
Slick roads keep Minnesota State Patrol busy
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A winter storm kept the Minnesota State Patrol busy as troopers responded to 80 vehicles that slid off the road during the 24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. today. Most of the calls came from the Interstate 94 corridor from Moorhead to Alexandria, Trooper Jesse...
December 21, 2010 - 2:16pm
ND home to a paltry 40 'ultra-millionaires' -- lowest in nation
If North Dakota's biggest millionaires wanted to gamble with their peers, they'd have a hard time getting a seat at the high-stakes table of ultra-high-net-worth millionaires in the country. That's because North Dakota has just 40 UHNW millionaires - those with a net worth of at...
December 21, 2010 - 8:56am
North Shore resort's ice bar opens today - the first day of winter
This past weekend, 12 tons of ice was sculpted into what's destined to be arguably the coolest bar in the Northland. Wielding a wide array of...
December 21, 2010 - 8:53am
December 15, 2010
Man wanted for slitting dog's throat arrested in Colorado
A 23-year-old Battle Lake man who was on the run after being accused of slitting his dog's throat was arrested at 2 a.m. today in Colorado on other charges, authorities said. An arrest warrant was issued in July for Benjamin Stavaas when he failed to appear at a court date on the...
December 15, 2010 - 5:22pm
December 14, 2010
Prosecutor: Prostitution, sharing protected data at center of Moorhead fire chief probe
MOORHEAD - Moorhead Fire Chief Joel Hewitt, who was investigated on allegations he hired prostitutes and illegally shared information about a...
December 14, 2010 - 9:33pm
December 7, 2010
A tangled web: Grafton, N.D., farmer suspected in multi-million fraud case
FARGO -- A Grafton, N.D., farmer who grew two large farming operations in Texas and then Colorado in the past three years is mired in a remarkable blur of lawsuits, counter- and cross-claims, among former partners and lenders. The central figures in the businesses, Thomas M. and...
December 7, 2010 - 9:23am