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White Earth Reservation flag added to county museum's permanent collection
A special ceremony for Vietnam veterans: Area man built his own museum, war memorial
Final EIS released for Line 3 replacement
AgweekTV: Hog barn woes in Devils Lake
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Hagedorn honored with Lifetime Laker Booster award
Keeler-Johnson leaves DL for Valley City State
Natalie Roth third at Minnesota Women's Open
Two regional football teams testing out new helmet technology
Hoge to compete at Bobcat golf tournament
Column: The legend of Old Three Legs
Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Painting past ALS: Man adapts by holding brush in mouth
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Learning to lead: LEADERship Detroit Lakes now accepting applications
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
Holmes Theatre's 15th season to include plenty of surprises
Dixieland band coming to Pelican Rapids
Pageant kicks off Wolf Lake Harvest Fest this Friday
Perham's 47th Pioneer Festival set Aug. 19-20
A puppet pageant, times two: Performances set this weekend in NYM and Perham
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Vivian (Silovich) Lee
Leonard "Pete" Thielen
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Kathleen "Kathy" Sharon Gigstead
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Byrne Ray Hildebrand
Letter: Charlottesville shows Trump is morally destitute
Klobuchar: 'Alternative facts' and muzzling the press are unacceptable
Lee Hamilton: My impression of nine presidents I've worked with
Letter: DL nurse supports Tobacco 21 initiative
Local produce star of this potato salad
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
Bluebirds in Minnesota are easy to love
Mille Lacs reopens to walleye fishing Aug. 12
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
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Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
Laporte man found guilty in marijuana case
David Paul Patterson of Laporte was found guilty Wednesday night of possessing seven pounds of marijuana with intent to sell it. Judge Paul Rasmussen presided over the case and set sentencing for Patterson for March 30, 2015. Hubbard County Sheriff’s Deputies and Agents of...
February 19, 2015 - 10:14am
December 13, 2014
Tribal governments allowed to legalize pot
Tribal governments will now be able to legalize marijuana on their lands, if they follow federal guidelines in place for other states who in the past few years have seen voters approve measures. The U.S. Department of Justice policy toward recognizing marijuana legalization, previously...
December 13, 2014 - 9:00am
June 3, 2014
Tip pulls plug on elaborate pot-growing operation
ST. PAUL -- A tip from an informant and the overwhelming smell of marijuana spurred a bust yielding hundreds of plants and more than $100,000 in cash from a sophisticated grow operation, Dakota County authorities say. Four people were charged May 30 with conspiracy to commit second-...
June 3, 2014 - 7:59am
May 15, 2014
Study finds racial disparities in marijuana arrests
DULUTH — Black Minnesotans were 6.4 times more likely to be arrested for possessing marijuana than whites, according an analysis of 2011 public...
May 15, 2014 - 8:45am
April 19, 2014
Marijuana issue remains clouded
News from the past few days is sure to enter into Minnesota legislative debate as some lawmakers push to allow marijuana use by children with seizures and people suffering severe pain. Perhaps the most discussed topic will be a new study Reuters news agency covered: “Young,...
April 19, 2014 - 3:00pm
March 27, 2014
Parents go after Dayton marijuana stance
ST. PAUL -- Parents of suffering children used an emotional Wednesday news conference to blame Gov. Mark Dayton for killing a bill that they would allow them to use marijuana to ease children's seizures. A Woodbury parent said the governor should "put special needs ahead of special...
March 27, 2014 - 10:30am
January 20, 2014
Minn. legalization advocate: Marijuana 'saved my life'
CLOQUET, Minn. – Legalizing marijuana for medical purposes has nothing to do with a liberal agenda, says Kevin “KK” Forss. “I’m a born-again...
January 20, 2014 - 8:09am
December 19, 2013
Police: Minnesota woman blamed someone else for spreading marijuana seeds
FARMINGTON, Minn. -- A 51-year-old Farmington woman admitted knowing about marijuana found growing on her property, police said, but blamed someone else’s discarded seeds for the presence of the plants in her greenhouse. Dakota County Drug Task Force agents searched Lori Abeln’s...
December 19, 2013 - 9:30am
October 7, 2013
65-year-old charged in Roseau County drug bust
Roseau County law enforcement officers will be busy turning a crop of marijuana plants into pot. It’s to determine the actual amount of controlled substance of the crop, which was seized from a rural home near Roosevelt, Minn., according to Karen Foss, Roseau County attorney. The...
October 7, 2013 - 8:45am
September 10, 2013
Pot growing operation busted near Alexandria
A marijuana growing operation was busted in Alexandria Friday and a suspect was arrested. Agents and officers from the West Central Minnesota Narcotics Task Force, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Alexandria Police Department executed a search warrant for Warren Michael...
September 10, 2013 - 8:39am
August 21, 2013
Marijuana effects on driving
Question: What are the real facts on marijuana, and can you be arrested for driving after smoking it? How bad is it really? I know some people want to legalize it to tax it and for medicinal purposes. Thanks! Answer: Yes, you can be arrested for impaired driving. Minnesota has...
August 21, 2013 - 7:21am
July 25, 2013
More than 5,500 marijuana plants seized in raid
HINCKLEY — Federal, state and local law enforcement joined forces in raiding a marijuana field near Hinckley early Wednesday morning and seizing more than 5,500 marijuana plants with a street value of more than $4,125,000, the Drug Enforcement Administration said. Law officers...
July 25, 2013 - 9:01am
June 21, 2013
Amtrak passenger arrested after police find 12.5 pounds of pot during Grand Forks stop
A California man was arrested in Fargo early today after police in Grand Forks found 12.5 pounds of marijuana hidden in an unattended bag on an Amtrak train while it was stopped at the Grand Forks Amtrak Depot. Fargo police arrested Caesar Jay Leal Jr., 25, Olivehurst, Calif. According...
June 21, 2013 - 11:48am
June 6, 2013
Dilworth man sentenced to 120 days in Moorhead’s largest-ever pot bust
MOORHEAD – A Dilworth man has pleaded guilty in a drug bust police in Moorhead said was the biggest one-time haul of marijuana ever seized here. Lawrence Kent Brink, 33, pleaded guilty Monday in Clay County District Court to felony third-degree drug sales and possession of...
June 6, 2013 - 8:06am
February 17, 2009
North Dakota couple face marijuana charges after Cass County bust
LEONARD, N.D. - A husband and wife from Leonard were arrested after authorities discovered a large marijuana-growing operation at their home. Cass County Sheriff's Capt. Rick Majerus says investigators executed a search warrant at the home of Robert and Kristine Sweeney last Tuesday. He...
February 17, 2009 - 11:30am