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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
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
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Friends & Neighbors
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
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
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
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Martin E. Cox
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
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
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
March 10, 2017
UPDATE: A rude awakening: Vehicle rolls into neighbor's propane tank, causing explosion in East Munson Lake neighborhood
If the neighbors around East Munson Lake Drive weren't awake yet Friday morning at 6:47 a.m., they would be soon, as emergency personnel from...
March 10, 2017 - 1:48pm
May 23, 2016
Gas pump explodes at Detroit Lakes Cenex
A gas pump explosion at the Detroit Lakes Cenex had emergency crews scrambling early Monday evening. Just before 5 p.m. the Detroit Lakes Fire...
May 23, 2016 - 8:28pm
May 11, 2016
Emergency workers respond to report of explosion at Fergus convenience store
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- An explosion at the Pebble Lake Take 5 convenience store in Fergus Falls injured one person and heavily damaged the business...
May 11, 2016 - 3:53pm
March 25, 2016
Explosion rocks Callaway
The dust is now settling in the tiny town of Callaway, as residents make their way back into their homes and crews begin cleaning up the tangled...
March 25, 2016 - 5:12pm
March 16, 2015
Gas leak causes home explosion in Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS - An explosion Friday morning shifted the foundation of a Fergus Falls home. A gas leak in the basement of the Pebble Lake Road home caused the furnace to explode at 3 a.m., according to the Fergus Falls Fire Department. Four family members -- two adults and two children...
March 16, 2015 - 10:24am
January 27, 2015
Bemidji man survives home explosion
GRANT VALLEY TOWNSHIP, Minn. -- The cause of a Monday night house explosion that injured a Bemidji-area man appears to be accidental, officials...
January 27, 2015 - 8:46pm
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Bemidji firefighters responded to a report of an explosion Monday night at a residence southwest of Bemidji near the Grant Valley Township line. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office issued a preliminary release Monday night that included a caller at 5:49 p.m....
January 27, 2015 - 8:49am
Gas pipeline explodes, leaves hundreds without service
WARREN, Minn. — Fred and Julie Nicholls woke up early Monday morning to a loud booming sound and the feeling of their house shaking. “We’d just woken up when all of a sudden it just hit,” said Fred Nicholls, 73. “I’d never heard nothin’ like it in my life. It was...
May 27, 2014 - 10:00am
March 14, 2014
Eight dead after New York City blast, building collapse
Search and rescue workers on Friday combed still-smoldering rubble for survivors of a New York City gas explosion that caused two apartment buildings...
March 14, 2014 - 9:25am
March 12, 2014
Mechanical failure to blame for ethanol plant fire
FERGUS FALLS — Investigators determined that a mechanical failure caused a fire and explosion Monday afternoon at an ethanol plant in Fergus Falls. A hydraulic pump that controls the damper in the dryer building of the Green Plains Renewable Energy plant failed Monday afternoon,...
March 12, 2014 - 8:53pm
March 11, 2014
Propane gas, open flame torch likely cause of Sanford clinic explosion in Moorhead
MOORHEAD – Fire officials here have determined the cause of an explosion that delayed the opening of the new Sanford Clinic in south Moorhead. The explosion on Feb. 24 was likely caused by the accidental ignition of propane in an elevator shaft, set off by an open flame torch...
March 11, 2014 - 2:27pm
March 10, 2014
No one hurt in Fergus Falls ethanol plant fire, explosion
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Fire crews responded late Monday afternoon to a fire at an ethanol plant in Fergus Falls. The Fergus Falls Fire Department...
March 10, 2014 - 9:12pm
January 28, 2014
Pipeline explosion spotlights need for preparations in case of widespread heating outages
FARGO – A Canadian pipeline explosion that created a shortage of natural gas and prompted calls to curb usage over the weekend in the Fargo-Moorhead...
January 28, 2014 - 10:24am
June 3, 2012
Ottertail teen injured in black powder explosion
Residents of Ottertail were giving moral support on Friday to the family of a 17-year-old boy who was severely injured May 30 when some black powder he was playing with exploded. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department would not release the teen's name. The incident took place...
June 3, 2012 - 2:24pm
February 27, 2009
Rutland, N.D. on road to recovery
Hal Nelson's family rushed to the Hennepin Burn Center in Minneapolis, hoping doctors were wrong when they warned that he might not make it through...
February 27, 2009 - 1:08pm