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Driver sentenced for hit-and-run that killed northwest Minn. girl near Lake Mille Lacs
Driver sentenced for hit-and-run that killed Lake Park girl near Lake Mille Lacs
Frazee FFA team to compete at State
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Jaguars end Mahnomen-Waubun's season in consolation semis
Activities commitment celebration Monday, March 26
Top-seeded Crusaders blow out Mahnomen-Waubun in Class A quarters
Brooklyn Center hands Breckenridge first-round loss
Prep boys basketball: Triple the heartbreak for Esko
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Music, dancing and more coming to lakes area this month
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
William "Willy" Weber
Catherine S. Doll
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
Lyle Byron Oja
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
Severe Weather Announcements (6)
February 7, 2014
Man and women dead after high-speed chase, Highway 212 in Eden Prairie remains closed
February 7, 2014 - 4:22pm
February 5, 2014
Woman found dead in North Dakota mobile home with no propane
FORT YATES, N.D.
February 5, 2014 - 3:57pm
Man found dead on snowbank in Chisholm
CHISHOLM, Minn. -- A man was found dead on a snowbank in Chisholm early Wednesday morning. The Chisholm Police Department said it doesn’t expect foul play in the death. Police received a call at 7:20 a.m. about a body in a driveway on the 300 block of Sixth Avenue Southwest....
February 5, 2014 - 3:55pm
February 4, 2014
Brainerd council president found dead at home
BRAINERD, Minn. - Brainerd’s city council president and former mayor and teacher was found dead in her home Monday night. Soft-spoken and quick to offer an encouraging word to others, Bonnie Cumberland provided an example of strength and endurance as she battled cancer. Her sudden...
February 4, 2014 - 1:29pm
Missing Minnesota man found frozen to death under porch
VIRGINIA, Minn. - A man missing for a month apparently froze to death, police said after his body was found under a porch in Virginia. Andrew Christopher Kanian, 41, was reported missing Jan. 2. Virginia Police received a call just before 2 p.m. Monday that someone found his body...
February 4, 2014 - 1:27pm
January 29, 2014
Brother investigated after man found dead in rural Cass Co.
Cass County, N.D., authorities are investigating the brother of a 58-year-old man found dead, emaciated and gnawed by rodents in an unheated and filthy rural farmhouse after the brother told deputies he had neglected the man before his death. The living brother had been in control...
January 29, 2014 - 10:00am
January 20, 2014
Fourth body pulled from Mississippi River in Winona, MN
WINONA, Minn. -- Searchers on the Mississippi River have recovered the fourth body from an early January accident. The body of Andrew Kingsbury, 29 of La Crosse, Wis., was taken from the Mississippi Sunday about 700 feet downstream from where the vehicle containing the four went...
January 20, 2014 - 10:47am
January 15, 2014
Arrests follow ‘suspicious’ death of Woodbury teen
WOODBURY, Minn. -- Woodbury police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old Woodbury girl. Woodbury Public Safety spokeswoman Michelle Okada said the girl was found unresponsive at a home Saturday morning and was taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul, where she was pronounced...
January 15, 2014 - 11:00pm
Embarrass woman found dead outside
EMBARRASS, Minn. - A 54-year-old Embarrass woman was found dead Tuesday morning. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at 1:40 a.m. about an unresponsive woman lying on the ground in a driveway in Embarrass. Julie Janice Juniel, 54, was pronounced dead...
January 15, 2014 - 10:00pm
January 13, 2014
Missing Melrose, Minn., woman found dead on farm
MELROSE, Minn. -- A Melrose woman missing since Thursday afternoon was found dead Friday on a Melrose-area farm, the St. Cloud Times reported. Clara Pundsack, 83, was last seen about 4 p.m. Thursday when leaving her home, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Pundsack...
January 13, 2014 - 8:45am
January 7, 2014
Two teens found dead near Pine Island, MN
PINE ISLAND, Minn. -- The deaths of two college students found in a rural Pine Island shed have been ruled a homicide-suicide. Kayla Jill Koranda, 18, of Rochester, was found dead at the scene late Monday afternoon. Nicholas Bryan Roecker, 19, who lived at a home on the property,...
January 7, 2014 - 8:48pm
Ex-Minnesota House speaker Searle dies
WASECA, Minn. - A southern Minnesota farmer who became speaker of the state House died Sunday in his hometown of Waseca. Rod Searle, 93, served in the House from 1957 to 1981. He also was president of the Minnesota State University System for a time. In his last two years as...
January 7, 2014 - 8:22am
Minnesota woman killed in car-truck crash on icy highway
CLARA CITY, Minn. -- A woman was killed Thursday in west-central Minnesota in a head-on crash with a truck that had jack-knifed on an icy highway. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Debra Griebel, 60, of Marshall, was killed in the crash, which was reported shortly before...
December 7, 2013 - 10:30am
November 20, 2013
Moorhead man behind DQ’s 'Dilly Bar' treat dies at age 91
Patrick Springer | Forum News Service Robert “Bob” Litherland dispensed countless Dilly Bar ice cream snacks from behind the counter of...
November 20, 2013 - 12:00pm
November 19, 2013
Police say 43-year-old Fargo man hit, killed by train
FARGO – Police have released the identity of a 43-year-old man who was found dead Monday night near the railroad tracks in an industrial area...
November 19, 2013 - 8:12am