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Students competing at MMTA state piano event
DL woman wins in Great 8s lottery
Peterson to announce reelection plans and other news briefs from around the region
Bemidji woman arrested in 6-year-old’s hypothermia death -- 22-year-old cousin of victim faces manslaughter, neglect charges
Lakers post potent attack and 17 wins in 2013-14
Lakers double up wins from last year
Minnesota Flyer gymnasts pack in the meets
Dugger earns All-American consideration
Soccer discount sign-up ends March 20
In the Zone
Three local FCCLA members meet with legislators, shadow during session
Goeun Park: Find happiness wherever you can
Holly McCamant: Women have come a long way
M State cyber team wins state competition
Franken seeks poetry entries for contest
Friends & Neighbors
MN pheasants mostly escape northland’s harsh winter conditions
Sucker Creek Outlaws announce ‘14 schedule
Brad Laabs: Eating fish is healthy, tasty and good for you
Blane Klemek: Elk are well adapted for the wilds of Minnesota
State archery tourney comes to Detroit Lakes
Hospice RRV hires account executive
MN gas prices jump up faster than nation
Farmers encouraged to get crop insurance
Amazon plans Prime fee hike by $20, risks consumer wrath
Computer businesses install themselves in town
Our Opinion: DL should support Mountain
Eric Bergeson: Trip home across the vast west
Letter: I am a tired liberal American
Our Opinion: New sales tax is a smart move
Lynn Hummel: A boxful of unused commas
Neal McCoy at Shooting Star
Home & Sports Show around the corner
Minneapolis singer chosen on ‘Voice’
Author to read from new book Friday in NYM
St. Patrick's Day Specials
Miss Northwest Committee looking for volunteers
Northland Real Estate Guide
Guide to Becker County 2014
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