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Parsons, Lormis repeat all-conference performances
Foster 29th at NCAA Outdoor West Prelims
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Prowler pitching stymies Detroit Lakes
Column: Big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
DL's Weber graduates from NSU
Friends & Neighbors
Okeson named Director of Nursing for Emmanuel Nursing Home
Food waste is money down the drain
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Dale Wayne Fagerlie
Marcella O. Jernberg
Florence I. Gilbertson
Neil L. Edwards
Remember to look around at the hurting heros among us
Lynn Hummel column: Everybody needs a Bud
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
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'
Pine to Palm
December 30, 2013
New wool mill in Fosston will be second largest in US
FOSSTON, Minn. — Stephenie Anderson’s timing for starting a wool-processing plant here is spot-on. So says Bill Batchelder, president...
December 30, 2013 - 9:28am
December 2, 2013
Fire heavily damages downtown Fosston businesses, apartments
FOSSTON, Minn. - A late-night fire Sunday heavily damaged a building here that houses Fosston Chiropractic Clinic and two residential apartments. The fire alarm sounded at about 10:35 p.m. Sunday, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Department. When Fosston Fire Department...
December 2, 2013 - 9:19am
November 19, 2013
Three businesses burglarized in Fosston
FOSSTON, Minn. – Three businesses here were burglarized sometime late Sunday or early Monday. According to a release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the Fosston Dairy Queen, Cenex Store and Fosston Tri-Coop were burglarized. In all three burglaries, suspects made...
November 19, 2013 - 8:04am
November 15, 2013
Minor fire reported at Fosston, Minn., elevator
Minor damage was reported from a fire Friday morning at Fosston Tri-Co-op Elevator in Fosston, Minn. The fire was reported at about 8:45 a.m., after workers smelled smoke and then someone saw smoke coming from the elevator, according to a report from the Polk County Sheriff’s...
November 15, 2013 - 3:56pm
May 28, 2013
17-year-old girl hurt in one-vehicle crash near Fosston
A 17-year-old girl was injured in a one-vehicle crash Saturday evening near Fosston, Minn. According to a spokesman for the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in Crookston, the girl was alone in the vehicle when the crash happened about six miles northeast of Fosston, which is about...
May 28, 2013 - 8:24am
January 18, 2012
Brother pleads guilty to lesser role in Leisa Martin's death
BEMIDJI -- One of the two brothers charged with killing their sister in 1998 at their rural Bagley, Minn., home has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge, of assisting in the disposal of her remains. Todd Walter Martin, 36, of Fosston, Minn., pleaded guilty Jan. 5 in Clearwater County...
January 18, 2012 - 8:51am
August 26, 2011
Family gathers to welcome home fallen Lengby, Minn., soldier
BEMIDJI, Minn. - A small group of family members and sympathizers stood in silence as the flag-draped casket was lowered from the charter plane this morning at Bemidji Regional Airport. Sgt. Matthew Harmon, 29, had come home to be buried in his hometown of Lengby. The funeral will...
August 26, 2011 - 2:52pm
August 16, 2011
Fosston High graduate killed in Afghanistan leaves behind wife, three children
GRAND FORKS - U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew Harmon, a native of Lengby, Minn., survived two tours in Iraq, including a mortar attack that seriously...
August 16, 2011 - 8:56am
January 20, 2010
Driver killed, two passengers injured in accident near Fosston
FOSSTON -- A female driver is dead and a juvenile passenger seriously injured following a rollover this morning on Highway 2 east of Fosston, the Minnesota State Patrol said. Names have not been released. The vehicle was westbound when the driver lost control, overcorrected, and...
January 20, 2010 - 2:00pm
October 12, 2009
Driver killed in rollover near Fosston identified
The Polk County Sheriff's Office has identified the driver killed Saturday night in a single-vehicle rollover on Polk Coutny Road 1 near Fosston as Paul Allen Hemmingsen, 37, or rural Fosston. The sheriff's office responded at 11:21 p.m., along with the Minnesota State Patrol, First...
October 12, 2009 - 9:05am
July 1, 2009
Fosston man sentenced for string of fires set in Clearwater and Polk counties
BAGLEY - Nick Adam Schouviller was sentenced Tuesday, June 30, in Clearwater County District Court. Judge Paul E. Rasmussen committed Schouviller to 38 months in prison for the Clearwater County offenses. Restitution, more than a half million dollars for all the fires, has been...
July 1, 2009 - 5:34pm
Fosston rapper's song reveals small-town life
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - When Joe Hanson moved to Chicago after graduating from Fosston High School in 2001, he was surprised by how big-city folks were fascinated by small-town life. This month, he put his perspective on his hometown in a rap song titled "Straight Outta Fosston." It's...
June 1, 2009 - 12:51pm
May 7, 2009
One injured in Wednesday night crash in Solway
A 26-year-old Fosston man suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident at about 9 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of U.S.
May 7, 2009 - 11:00am
April 30, 2009
Former Fosston resident's attorney tries to uncover past as murder trial nears
GRAND FORKS - A trial is still months, possibly years away for a man who grew up in Fosston, Minn., and is suspected of serial rape and murder...
April 30, 2009 - 8:42am
February 11, 2009
Detroit Lakes boys' hockey snaps 10-game losing streak
Needing to start a fire and break a 10-game losing streak, the Detroit Lakes boys' hockey team found its accelerant and slump-buster in visiting...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am