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Hottest ticket in town: Lakes Crisis & Resource Center’s banquet, auction sells out
St. Jude's Radiothon set for April 6-7 on local stations: BTD Manufacturing is challenging area businesses to match its contribution
Child sex charges pending for Bemidji middle school assistant principal
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
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Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Friends & Neighbors
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
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
November 17, 2013
Pedestrian struck, killed on Highway 10
SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a driver Saturday morning on Highway 10 near Sauk Rapids. The Minnesota State Patrol said Robert C. Schmidt, 23, of St. Cloud, was struck by a 1990 Buick Century around 5:30 a.m. at milepost 176. He died at the scene. The...
November 17, 2013 - 8:25am
November 12, 2013
Person found dead in Minnesota house fire
ORR, Minn. -- Human remains were found Tuesday in the ashes of a fire near Orr, the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported. Area fire departments were called to a home on West Olson Road in Greaney, northwest of Cook, just before 11 a.m. The home was fully engulfed in fire...
November 12, 2013 - 8:48pm
July 30, 2013
Police investigate death of man found in bathroom of Fargo bar
FARGO – Police here are investigating the death of a 21-year-old Fargo man after he was discovered unresponsive in the downstairs bathroom of a local bar. Lt. Joel Vettel said at 11:19 p.m. on July 23, police responded to a medical call in the downstairs bathroom of the Borrowed...
July 30, 2013 - 8:15am
July 24, 2013
Name released in fatal ATV accident near Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- The identity of a Grand Rapids woman who died in a four-wheeler accident Monday morning was released by police Tuesday. Heather Michelle Garneau, 36, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, according to a press release from Beltrami County emergency management...
July 24, 2013 - 8:10am
June 7, 2013
Identity of worker killed in I-29 construction zone accident near Manvel released
MANVEL, N.D. - The 58-year-old worker from Clear Lake, Minn., who was killed Thursday morning in a construction zone accident on Interstate 29 in Grand Forks County has been identified. Otis E. Gohman was operating a concrete grinder about 8 a.m. on northbound I-29, according to...
June 7, 2013 - 9:28am
May 25, 2012
Born the same day, they died the same day
For 70 years, Dianne Dally and her mother, Gladys Streed, shared the same December 12 birthday -- down to the same time, doctor and hospital. But...
May 25, 2012 - 8:50am
February 26, 2010
DL police handle four deaths in three days
Detroit Lakes police were kept busy last week with the unexpected deaths of four people over three days in separate incidents. Those who died include a 3-month old boy, an 11-year-old boy, a 48-year-old woman and an 18-year-old man. Foul play is not suspected in any of the deaths,...
February 26, 2010 - 4:57pm
February 16, 2010
No foul play suspected in two Becker County deaths
Two elderly Becker County residents were found dead outside their residences on Sunday, according to the Becker County Sheriff's Department. Foul play is not suspected in either case. Charlie Stone, 87, of Pine Point was found lying outside in the driveway between two residences...
February 16, 2010 - 8:37pm
March 11, 2009
Names of two deceased Verndale residents released
The Verndale Police Department released the names of two people found deceased in a residence Friday. Steven Roger Hanebuth, 46, and Jeanie Marie Oconnor, 45, were found after the Verndale PD was called to do a welfare check. Authorities said foul play is not suspected, but a definitive...
March 11, 2009 - 9:10am