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NDSCS student quit working as confidential informant shortly before disappearing
Park Rapids man gets 20 years in prison for molesting young girl
Minnesota bill would require parents talk with doctor before kids skip vaccinations
Arts Accelerator business grand opening set Friday
Eagles host Feb. 14 blood drive
DL closing in on conference title with win over Panthers
Laker girls hockey becomes fourth state-ranked DL team
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Lakers tie school gymnastics scoring record
Before texting and e-mail, there were penned messages of affection
Friday Matters: Everyday Christmas Pageant
Thursday Matters: Everyday Well Water
Turning back the pages
Step up your snack game
Friends & Neighbors
Herman named CEO of Essentia Health
MN gas prices fall slightly after uptick
Bremer Bank aquires 13 Eastwood banks
Economic Development Summit coming up
Global study released on U.S. teens’ financial literacy, keys to success
Winter Light Festival is Monday, Feb. 2 in NYM
'Mortdecai' starts 2015 with a whimper
Quilted vintage linens now on display at Hjemkomst Center
‘Paints ’n Pints’ set on Monday
‘American Idol’ picks singers from Bemidji, Fargo
Cheers for ‘dropped call’ reform
A vibrant community is like a potluck
Letter: State of Union response given by a great American
Letter: Children in crisis need better service
When visitors decide to stay
37 guns, 28 sets of antlers among items seized in DNR deer poaching case
Thin ice causing big problems on northern Minnesota lakes
New law for 2015: AIS trailer sticker will help prevent future spread
Black-backed woodpecker is dependent on dead coniferous trees
Mentored turkey hunt registration open now
Menahga baby is first this year
Growing deep winter greens
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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