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New shelter for women opens early
High school could locate with M-State
Shopping with the T-Wolves
Jobs aplenty in region
2012 ag controversy continues at state
Spuds earn five-point victory over Lakers
Dance teams nearly sweep at Fergus Falls, fourth at conference kick
Top-ranked Minneota defeats Frazee for Kertscher Duals championship
Otters and Lakers battle to overtime tie
Lakers win late at Alexandria 54-49
Holy Rosary completes first Knowledge Bowl
Plowing snow onto highway can be a hazard, considered illegal
Don’t let stress beat you
Applications sought: Scholarships available to those in medical field
Non-toy ideas for kids’ Christmas gifts
Friends & Neighbors
Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Variety of events planned in area
Celebrating ‘most wonderful time of the year’
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Leave us all alone! We can’t breathe!
The limit of Minnesota Nice: Norwegian Americans rally to defeat ambassador pick
Time is right for American policy change on Cuba
Man versus the machine
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
December is ‘the moon of popping trees’
State expands ‘fat bike’ riding opportunities
Don’t eat venison? Try these delicious recipes
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
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