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Suspect in custody after deputy wounded in Norman County near Perley
9-year-old boy left home alone found wandering outside Eagan, Minn., bar late at night
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Girl injured in two-vehicle crash on Highway 10 West
Minnesota Gov. Dayton signs minimum wage increase bill into law
Lakers drop close one vs. Rebels
Hansen takes role on ‘Heads Up’ program
Golf Preview: Lady Hornet linksters ready for next step
Track and Field Preview: Lady Hornets to rely on youth
Boys Tennis: DL starts season with 2 losses in TRF
In the Zone
Let’s Go Fishing trips being scheduled; volunteers needed
Plan B: Life doesn’t always go according to plan
Holly McCamant: Finally, a Disney movie with a different message
Schools participate in Native American Celebration Week
Friends & Neighbors
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Brian's Beer Brew
Local archer given lifetime achievement award
Brad Laabs: Use caution on ice; get ready for open water
Blane Klemek: The American crow is one of the smartest wild birds
Bear hunt application deadline is May 2
Migratory bird funding in MN and ND
Fine dining at the 59er: The Lake Room is their latest addition
Two stylists join team at Creative Mix salon
T.S. Dock & Lift is now Shoremaster affiliate
DL man joins staff of Karvakko Engineering
Don’t forfeit past tax returns
A low health ranking for Becker County
Eric Bergeson: Goodbye writing, hello politics
Senate, governor need to follow House lead on rural broadband, local gov’t aid
Lynn Hummel: Spring is the season for optimists
End DWI immunity for lawmakers
Danell Haspel: Last chance to file income taxes!
Cash tribute set May 6
New exhibit at NYM Cultural Center
Celebrating our heroes: United Way event is April 24 in Detroit Lakes
Artists sought for show
March 17, 2014
Bemidji woman charged in child’s hypothermia death
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bemidji woman was arraigned Monday in the death of a 6-year-old girl last month at a south Bemidji apartment complex. Rachel Downer, 22, was arrested Friday and appeared in court Monday to face a second degree manslaughter charge in the hypothermia death of...
news / crime
March 17, 2014 - 8:02pm
March 15, 2014
Bemidji woman arrested in 6-year-old’s hypothermia death -- 22-year-old cousin of victim faces manslaughter, neglect charges
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 22-year-old Bemidji woman was arrested Friday in the death last month of a 6-year-old girl from hypothermia outside a Bemidji apartment complex. Rachel Downer faces charges of second-degree manslaughter and felony neglect in the death of Mercedes Mayfield,...
news / crime
March 15, 2014 - 11:58am
March 14, 2014
Tests show hypothermia as cause of homeless man’s death in Fargo
Results from the state medical examiner’s office indicate a homeless man found dead Jan. 9 in Fargo died of hypothermia, said Fargo police Lt. Joel Vettel. Randy Lee LaFontaine, 48, was found lifeless under a truck about four blocks from the Gladys Ray Shelter. LaFontaine,...
March 14, 2014 - 1:29pm
February 5, 2014
Woman found dead in North Dakota mobile home with no propane
FORT YATES, N.D. — Authorities said they believe hypothermia caused the death of a woman found dead Tuesday morning in a mobile home with no propane in its tank on the Standing Rock Reservation, where a propane shortage recently prompted an emergency declaration. An autopsy was...
February 5, 2014 - 3:57pm
December 12, 2013
UMD student remains in critical condition after hours in subzero weather
DULUTH – The condition of University of Minnesota Duluth sophomore Alyssa Lommel remains critical but stable at a hospital in St. Paul, where she is being treated for severe frostbite and hypothermia. Lommel’s family reported on the CaringBridge website Wednesday that she had...
December 12, 2013 - 8:34am
December 11, 2013
Duluth student who nearly froze to death may have sought shelter in garage
DULUTH – Police interviews and observations from the scene where Alyssa Jo Lommel was found nearly frozen to death Saturday morning indicate that the 19-year-old college student probably searched around a neighbor’s home for a way in, sought shelter in an unheated garage and ultimately...
December 11, 2013 - 8:41am
January 27, 2009
Duluth man who froze to death struggled with alcoholism
DULUTH - Family and friends on Monday remembered Scott Anthony Miner, 22, as a person who loved being outdoors, even as they tried to come to grips with his death alone and in the elements early Sunday. Miner apparently died of hypothermia, authorities said. His frozen body was...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 24, 2009
Man who died after being found frozen in car called caring, calm by former friend
A 43-year-old man who died Thursday night after deputies discovered him partially frozen in a snowbound vehicle north of Moorhead was a caring outdoors enthusiast who never lost his temper, a friend said Friday. Craig Glock rented a room from Christine Konakowitz on and off for about...
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Update: Duluth hypothermia survivor passes checkup ... no problems
DULUTH - Janice Goodger's heart is doing just fine. That was the verdict after Goodger's final medical checkup Wednesday at St. Luke's hospital in Duluth, more than a week after the Duluth woman's core body temperature plunged to 60 degrees and her heart stopped beating from hypothermic...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am