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Warrantless searches in drunken driving cases at issue in 2011 crash
LP-A Early Learning Center plans unveiled
DLCCC to hold first indoor triathlon
Antarctica may have a new type of ice - diamonds
Vikings chuck Freeman audition in favor of competing with Cassel
Boys Basketball: Cihak goes off on Pats to pace DL to Mid-State win
Girls Hockey: West Fargo team snaps DL’s streak
Wrestling: Lakers score win over M/W
New Minneapolis football stadium loses out to Florida for college championship
In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
Friends & Neighbors
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Don’t look past late season pheasants
Preliminary ‘13 deer harvest numbers released
Solid U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook
Audubon neighbors find perfect business match
Franken recognized for energy legislation
Cold snap to thank for drop in gas prices
Microsoft says Xbox One global sales top 2 million
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Letter: Thank you for support, kindness, generocity
Letter: GOP ‘Wrecking Crew’ should leave the Pope alone
Our Opinion: Too cold to enjoy Christmas?
Eric Bergeson: Just get me socks for Christmas
First Lutheran hosts holiday dinner
Travis Tritt, 2 other acts added to WE Fest lineup
Danell Haspel: Ideas for holiday get-togethers at library
'12 Years A Slave', 'American Hustle' take lead for Golden Globes
Holiday Train concert ready to roll Saturday: Sheryl Crow to perform, but you have to go to Cottage Grove to see her
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
February 4, 2013
Opponents criticize hunting season on wolves
The foes were identified by speaker after speaker who referred to a hunter-turned-prey as "brother wolf" Saturday. Chief among the enemies of...
news / outdoors
February 4, 2013 - 9:09am
August 31, 2011
'I JUST MADE THE WRONG CHOICE': Fairbanks says he's responsible for Dewey shooting
CROOKSTON -- Thomas Fairbanks took the stand in his own defense today in his murder trial, admitting he was responsible and no one else, for shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey. But he had no intent to shoot him, was drunk and on drugs and feared for his own...
August 31, 2011 - 12:49pm
August 10, 2011
FAIRBANKS TRIAL: Total of eight jurors chosen so far
CROOKSTON - Wall Street's woes came into jury selection Tuesday in the trial of Thomas Fairbanks, on the first anniversary of the death of the deputy he's charged with murdering. A financial advisor chosen to be part of the jury pool had his interview stopped short by Minnesota District...
August 10, 2011 - 10:09am
August 2, 2011
FAIRBANKS TRIAL: Jury selection postponed
CROOKSTON -- Jury selection was postponed Monday afternoon as attorneys from both sides in the Thomas Fairbanks murder trial wrangled over whether the defense could introduce evidence he was intoxicated when he is alleged to have shot Mahnomen County (Minn.) Sheriff's Deputy Christopher...
August 2, 2011 - 8:36am
May 20, 2011
'He didn't deserve that': Bagley police officer loses partner as 'Copper' is found dead along road
Sgt. Larry Peterson lost quite a bit more than just a K-9 "unit" when someone shot Copper last week and left his body lying along a country road. For one thing, the Bagley, Minn., police veteran also lost Sally, his other dog, who was shot and left apparently by the person or persons. And...
May 20, 2011 - 8:36am
June 10, 2009
Jeers to lawmakers for making seat belt use mandatory
Wee Willie Winkie runs through the town, Up stairs and down stairs in his night-gown, Tapping at the window, crying at the lock, Are the children in their bed, for it's past ten o'clock? For some reason the old nursery rhythm by William Miller comes to mind when we think about...
opinion / editorials
June 10, 2009 - 11:15am
February 3, 2009
Poll: 59% want pharmacy law repealed
FARGO - A group that is pushing to repeal the law requiring North Dakota pharmacies to be majority-owned by pharmacists has released a poll showing a majority of voters disapprove of the law. The poll, commissioned by North Dakotans for Affordable Healthcare, found that 59 percent...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
List of law changes
Some of the new laws that took effect Friday: n Caucus dates: Democratic-Farmer-Labor and Republican party officials can pick the caucus date. If they cannot agree, the first Tuesday in February will be when caucuses are held in general election years. n Truth in music: A musical...
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am
July 29, 2008
First-time homeowners, those facing foreclosure, to benefit from new housing law
Congress has passed an ambitious housing bill and the legislation is expected to be signed into law by President Bush. Here are some of the provisions: Facing foreclosure? The law will enable homeowners who can't make their mortgage payments to refinance into more affordable, fixed-rate...
July 29, 2008 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
White Earth council passes seat-belt law
The White Earth Tribal Council recently approved a primary seat-belt law that allows police to stop and cite White Earth residents who aren't wearing seat belts. The White Earth Indian Reservation overlaps parts of Becker, Clearwater and Mahnomen counties.
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
March 9, 2008
Tribune editorial: Judge's ruling shows need for a federal shield law
A federal judge's ruling last month to hold a former USA Today reporter in contempt of court shows more than ever the crucial need for a federal shield law. Judge Reggie B. Walton found Toni Locy in contempt of court for refusing to name the confidential sources who shared information...
March 9, 2008 - 12:00am