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Beautiful weather graces the final weekend of Water Carnival
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas, with more expected
Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Sealcoating on Airport Road today
Neighbor, 16, saves fire victim in St. Paul duplex
Thielen enters training camp fighting for WR spot
Area wrestlers to compete in biggest tourney in U.S.
LP-A’s Swegarden tosses 2 TDs in All-Star classic
Angels head into playoffs
U-18 squad finish in 2nd place
In the Zone
New United Way president wants us to ‘pay it forward’
Photo of the Day
This guy’s got glass: Detroit Lakes artist creates stories using glass and light
Detroit Lakes FFA members travel to D.C. for conference
Youth attends language village immersion program
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Now is the time to take a hunter safety course
Lake Mille Lacs night fishing opens July 21
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Letter: Minimum wage increase a win-win
Teach your children common facts
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
‘History Hike through Frazee’ starts at Lions Park July 26
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November 19, 2010
Ex-school bus driver pleads innocent to possession of child porn
A 50-year-old former bus driver who was contracted to run Moorhead school routes pleaded not guilty Thursday to felony child pornography charges. A 50-year-old former bus driver who was contracted to run Moorhead school routes pleaded not guilty Thursday to felony child pornography...
November 19, 2010 - 8:30am
November 17, 2010
Moorhead 'Makeover' to air in January
Fargo-Moorhead will have to wait just a little longer before they see themselves on national television. ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" will run its episode filmed in Moorhead on Jan. 2, instead of the November target date initially planned. A new home was built for Bill...
November 17, 2010 - 12:57am
November 15, 2010
Menahga sex offender allegedly found with pornographic images
A convicted sex offender was found with pornographic images of allegedly underage children, according to Wadena County District Court files. Leroy Allen Hamblin, 34, Menahga, was on supervised probation for a Hubbard County conviction for first-degree criminal sexual conduct from...
November 15, 2010 - 8:38am
Sebeka man charged with gun crimes
A Sebeka man was charged in Wadena County District Court with five gun crimes after an incident in which he allegedly pointed a weapon at a woman's head. According to court documents, Bobby John Haley, 22, pointed a 30-30 rifle at a sleeping woman around 4 a.m. on Oct. 29, waking...
November 15, 2010 - 8:37am
November 12, 2010
Deputy: Reported contact with dog-knifing suspect false
A 23-year-old from Battle Lake, Minn., accused of slitting his dog's throat has had no contact with Denver police, and if he had, he'd have been...
November 12, 2010 - 4:30pm
Hunter shoots big 10-point buck which won antler fight with 11-point buck
The bucks are definitely in the rut north of Lake Plantagenet and Dave Tisdell of Bemidji discovered first-hand on Monday how serious the battles for male dominance in the deer world can be. Tisdell was walking through the woods when he spotted a deer in a swamp about 70 yards away....
November 12, 2010 - 8:51am
November 11, 2010
Distress call from border patrol agent prompts response by dozens of officers north of Bemidji Sunday night
A U.S. Border Patrol agent alerted a platoon of law enforcement agencies that sprang into action Sunday night when he claimed he'd been assaulted and forced into a ditch by two unknown subjects north of Bemidji. The FBI has since determined the call was unfounded. According to the...
November 11, 2010 - 9:24am
Minnesota cattle barn king arrested for grand theft of livestock
The owner or co-owner of 15 cattle sale barns in Long Prairie, Motley, Fergus Falls, and other locations in three states was taken into custody in Fergus Falls June 23 and faces a class three felony theft charge in South Dakota. Joey J. Varner, 52, of Pierz, Minn., is accused of...
news / business
November 11, 2010 - 9:22am
Probe into Moorhead fire chief completed, Becker County Attorney's Offcie is weighing decision
MOORHEAD - Investigative reports relating to Moorhead Fire Chief Joel Hewitt have been completed and forwarded to the Becker County Attorney's Office, which will decide whether charges are warranted, Clay County Attorney Brian Melton said today. Melton said the step was taken to...
November 11, 2010 - 9:14am
November 2, 2010
Last-minute advice about election day
Have you voted yet? There's still time. Polls throughout Becker County will remain open until 8 p.m.
news / government
November 2, 2010 - 12:58pm
November 1, 2010
Demand drives price of bison meat up
Amid increased demand and shortages, buffalo meat prices are the highest they have been in decades and that is certainly good news for one area...
news / food
November 1, 2010 - 8:37am
Wayward shot costs Minnesota hunter vision in one eye
Emile Pille was pheasant hunting Monday in South Dakota when he was struck in the eye by a shotgun pellet in what he called "a freak accident." The...
November 1, 2010 - 8:34am
October 29, 2010
Fargo meth dealer blamed for friend's fatal overdose
The last page in Betty Thomas' scrapbook displays her son's gravestone and death certificate, dated Aug. 10, 2009. "This is how using meth ends," she said Thursday in Fargo's U.S.
October 29, 2010 - 8:54am
Ex-Thief River Falls cop sentenced to a year in jail
A former Thief River Falls police officer who pleaded guilty in a stolen-property case was sentenced today to a year behind bars. Paul Kezar, 38, must also serve 300 hours of community service and up to 20 years of supervised probation, Pennington County Attorney Al Rogalla said. Rogalla...
October 29, 2010 - 8:52am
Zombies turning out in Bemidji for movie shoot
As Halloween approaches, so do the zombies. Last Saturday, zombies filled two blocks of Beltrami Avenue Northwest for the filming of a scene...
October 29, 2010 - 8:49am