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Man gets 12 years on sex, robbery charges
Man accused of violating no-contact order 3 times
Man sentenced after being caught with meth
Cities that border Dakotas want continued state support
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Letter: Big Tobacco continues to target kids with cigars, smokeless tobacco
State taxes hit rich and poor alike
Guest editorial: Health bills make sense
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
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April 7, 2011
First flood-fighting soldiers arrive in Moorhead area
ST. PAUL -- Two-hundred Minnesota National Guard soldiers joined the Moorhead-area flood fight today (Thursday). Col. Dirk Kloss of the Guard said the soldiers will help patrol dikes and provide "a quick reaction force" to conduct dike repairs. Activating the soldiers came shortly...
April 7, 2011 - 11:55am
March 23, 2010
Man who jumped in flooded S.D. river to flee authorities suspected to be dead
MITCHELL, S.D. - Local police announced this morning that they are searching for a man who jumped into the James River while fleeing from authorities overnight. Mitchell Public Safety Chief Lyndon Overweg made the announcement this morning during a news conference.
news / crime
March 23, 2010 - 11:11am
March 19, 2010
Veriizon: Hundreds of phones deployed to flood workers in Fargo-Moorhead
FARGO, N.D.--Forecasters predict record flooding this week with the Red River expected to crest in the Fargo-Moorhead area by Saturday. Verizon Wireless' network team has made preparations to its voice and 3G network here, ready to deliver reliable wireless coverage and service during...
March 19, 2010 - 3:42pm
March 18, 2010
FLOOD UPDATE: Walaker: 'We're not through this yet' as Red River rises and colder temps expected
FARGO - City leaders are moving into maintenance mode for this spring's flood fight as they remained cautiously optimistic in the battle against the Red River. The river's last recorded reading was 33.16 feet at 7:15 this morning. The National Weather Service forecasts the Red to...
March 18, 2010 - 9:16am
FLOOD UPDATE: Red River passes 33 feet, crest still predicted at 38 feet
FLOOD UPDATE: Red River passes 33 feet, crest still predicted at 38 feet FARGO - The Red River at Fargo rose above 33 feet overnight and is still predicted to crest at about 38 feet on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. FARGO - The Red River at Fargo rose above 33...
March 18, 2010 - 9:14am
March 16, 2010
Bus from DL available starting today for volunteer sandbagging in Moorhead
With the Red River expected to crest in Fargo-Moorhead at near-record levels on Saturday, Detroit Lakes Police Chief Kel Keena is organizing daily buses for volunteers to lay sandbag dikes. Starting today, a bus will leave at 5 p.m. from the Detroit Lakes Police Department at 106...
Detroit Lakes / news
March 16, 2010 - 10:00am
March 14, 2010
Flood fight picks up as Red River rises
A sense of urgency seemed to be setting in for Fargo-Moorhead flood fighters Saturday as the Red River reached flood stage 36 hours sooner than...
March 14, 2010 - 12:41pm
March 7, 2010
Fargo and Moorhead close in on goals for sandbagging
FARGO -- The city was one-third of the way to its sandbagging goal Saturday while folks in Moorhead have filled one-fourth of the bags that city expects it'll need for forecasted flood levels. Terry Ludlum, Fargo Solid Waste Utility manager, put the number of filled sandbags at 312,000...
March 7, 2010 - 11:38am
In Red River Valley, prospect of back-to-back flood fights overwhelms many homeowners
Linda Briggs will never forget the sound. She awoke at 2 a.m. that April night to hear water lapping - as if she were in a cabin by a lake. But...
March 7, 2010 - 10:58am
March 4, 2010
Levees will begin to go up next week in Fargo
Work is expected to start next week to place long-term earthen levees in several flood-prone Fargo neighborhoods. The strategy aims to cut down on the desperate backyard sandbagging some neighborhoods have waged annually for years. So far, protests to the plans have been rare from...
March 4, 2010 - 9:27am
February 22, 2010
Dry weather, slow snow melt ideal for area
Warm, but not too warm. And dry.
February 22, 2010 - 8:48am
June 19, 2008
Iowa's Katrina? Not if state does its part
Many Minnesota hearts ached in recent days as swollen rivers in eastern Iowa swallowed hometowns, old haunts and other Hawkeye State places they know well. The toll is huge: Beautiful Cedar Rapids, a city that trusted its namesake river so well that it built its City Hall on an...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am