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White Earth celebrates Earth Day
Fergus Falls courthouse is renamed
Mahnomen library moving back to old digs next week
Peterson, Cramer start 2014 with campaign fundraising edge
Woman seriously injured in head-on collision in Otter Tail County
Swegarden baffles Hornet batters
MSU-Mankato players expected to return to practice Friday
Timberwolves, Adelman to part; went 97-133 with team
Mankato football players refuse to practice for reinstated coach
Homers carry Lakers to 2-0 start to season
In the Zone
LP-A students win national award
Holly McCamant: World comes to life once spring is here
Goeun Park: L.A.’s Union Station proves that the American Dream is still alive today
Sign up to represent community at first Minnesota Sings event
Free bike rodeo is April 26 at Kent Freeman Arena
Friends & Neighbors
Students were asked: What concerns me about the environment?
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Burning restrictions start Monday in Becker County
Wildfire Prevention Week raises awareness
Arbor Month celebration encourages nature play
Brad Laabs: Stay off the ice; Give Rainy River sturgeon a try
Blane Klemek: Sweet sounds of the bluebirds are back in northern MN
Hospice heads to Hwy 10
Sign-ups begin for USDA disaster relief
Otter Tail Power gets new president/COO
Spanky’s hires new general manager
Reining in the cost of prom
The secret sauce behind wage increase opposition
Wear green for mental health awareness
Reported MNsure numbers are misleading
State roads are slip sliding away
Lynn Hummel: Early morning fog makes the imagination run wild
Third annual Bean Bags, Beer and Beach Bums set April 26
‘Carrie’ at MSUM
Danell Haspel: Free trip to the MN History Center
‘Vintage’: An old-fashioned tale of friendship
Magic show closes out Top Hat season
May 23, 2012
Man accused of stalking wife, kids through four states to face firearms charges in North Dakota
Charges filed in Duluth against a man accused of stalking his wife and children through four states have been dismissed because there is insufficient evidence he committed a crime here, but he has been indicted by a North Dakota grand jury for being a felon in possession of a firearm...
May 23, 2012 - 12:20pm
April 29, 2012
Two Iron Range teens killed in rollover crash
Two 17-year-old girls from Hibbing were killed when their car rolled over into a creek in rural St. Louis County on Saturday evening. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, the two girls -- whose names have not yet been released pending notification of family -- were...
April 29, 2012 - 8:14pm
April 10, 2012
Accused kidnapper Nordrum recovers from neck wounds as charges are reviewed
James Leon Nordrum Jr. is hospitalized under the 24-hour watch of St. Louis County sheriff's deputies as he recovers from two deep knife stab wounds to his neck that he allegedly self-inflicted when law enforcement officers said they rescued his son, 7-year-old Wyatt Nordrum, from...
April 10, 2012 - 9:46am
April 6, 2012
Text sent from missing Minnesota boy's cell phone; case gets national attention
The Nordrum missing-child case went national Thursday night as cable television's Headline News and host Nancy Grace put the spotlight on James Nordrum Jr. and his son Wyatt -- missing for 11 days now. Grace spoke to a cousin on the father's side of the family and the maternal grandfather...
April 6, 2012 - 9:13am
February 29, 2012
After representing himself, Duluth man complains of bad counsel
Steven Oppel argued to the court Tuesday that, contrary to what a jury found, he is not guilty of sexually assaulting a preteen girl and he should get a new trial because he was defended by a man who was ineffective, incompetent and had no idea what he was doing. Oppel was talking...
February 29, 2012 - 11:44am
November 18, 2011
Girls testify against North Shore school bus driver in abuse trial
Defendant Jimmy Jerome James violated a sacred trust "when he drove his bus over the innocence of children," St. Louis County prosecutor Nathaniel Stumme told jurors Thursday. Two girls, ages 8 and 12, then took the witness stand in the criminal sexual conduct trial of the North...
November 18, 2011 - 9:24am
September 1, 2011
Minnesota man comes face-to-face with black bear
Mason Cavanaugh of Melrude kept his cool while an inquisitive black bear checked him out on a recent evening. At first, Mason Cavanaugh thought...
September 1, 2011 - 9:11am
August 8, 2011
Body of Duluth 'Deeps' drowning victim found in lake
The St. Louis County Search and Rescue Squad recovered a body in Lake Superior on Sunday afternoon identified as Jefferson Bowen Jr., a 13-year-old Duluth boy who was swept away by a current while swimming in the rain-swollen Amity Creek on Tuesday afternoon. A recreational boater...
August 8, 2011 - 10:13am
June 10, 2011
Man catches massive silver pike on Minnesota Lake
Mark Plumley caught just one fish on Wednesday, but he made it count. Fishing on Snowbank Lake near Ely, Plumley, of St. Croix Falls, Wis.,...
June 10, 2011 - 8:35am
June 3, 2008
Theodore Louis Smith
Theodore Louis Smith, 63, Detroit Lakes, died Saturday, May 31, 2008, in his home following a difficult battle with cancer. Ted was born on Jan. 10, 1945, to Hester (Aldrich) and Harry Smith at St. James Hospital in Perham. He married Sandra Betterman on June 25, 1966. They lived...
June 3, 2008 - 12:00am