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Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
In-home daycare providers particularly feeling the stress of new regulations
Introducing the Ice Harvest 440: CMPR vintage sled races coming to Little Detroit Lake Feb. 24
Missing 27-year-old pregnant woman found dead in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Tips to make being on ice safer
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Hibbert extends points lead at Eastern National
DL PeeWee A’s advance to Regions
Perham’s Lopez seals section title over DL
U.S. women's hockey team breezes past Finland, will play for gold
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
Lakeshirts announces annual profit share
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
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May 14, 2014
Fosston bus driver threatens lawsuit after Facebook video
FOSSTON, Minn. -- A Fosston school bus driver who allegedly condoned bullying on his route is speaking out and pursuing possible legal action. Oran Underdahl, 73, said in a Monday statement that he is evaluating whether he has a legal claim for defamation. Kristi Hastings, his...
May 14, 2014 - 7:30am
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