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Malaysia says no evidence missing plane flew hours after losing contact
Patrols will be out St. Patty’s Day weekend
Ponsford woman charged with drugs
Rescuers search site of NY building collapse; 7 dead
Second alleged victim comes forward in trucker kidnapping case
Girls Hockey Wrap-up: Lakers keep making progress
Lady Raiders’ playoff runs deep, but ends vs. Cougars
Surviving the Birkie and Seneca
Braun's late game heroics give Bison berth into NCAA tournament
Lakers hit goal of winning 18 games
In the Zone
Lakes Area Photography Show proves picturesque for second year in a row
M State cyber team wins state competition
Franken seeks poetry entries for contest
Everday Gourmet: Prep and freeze recipes for your slow cooker
Social Security: Federal, but not state, taxes can be voluntarily withheld from benefits
Friends & Neighbors
Fond du Lac Band mulls elk restoration
Prairie chicken blind available next month at Hamden Slough
Brad Laabs: When do you think area lakes will be ice free?
Blane Klemek: Like Aladdin’s carpet, flying squirrels really don’t fly — they glide
Learn how to make maple syrup at Minnesota state parks
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: New sales tax is a smart move
Lynn Hummel: A boxful of unused commas
All voters should get involved in political process
Women’s history: by the numbers
Teacher exams important but not a one-size-fits-all
Author to read from new book Friday in NYM
Sweet Colleens coming to Top Hat Theatre March 22
‘Magic of Dr. Seuss’ at area libraries next week
Red River Valley Fair to feature Pickler, Hairball
Grace Lutheran hosts Hop Into Spring Dinner March 22
St. Patrick's Day Specials
Miss Northwest Committee looking for volunteers
Northland Real Estate Guide
Guide to Becker County 2014
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