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Minnesota launches new ad campaign
Two horses found dead from starvation near Dorset
Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline
Man accused of shooting deputy faces four felony counts, including attempted murder
Grand Rapids juvenile facility officer accused of sexually assaulting teen
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
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Brian's Beer Brew
Local archer given lifetime achievement award
DNR accepting comments on hunting rule changes
Minnesota deer-feeding effort all but over
Brad Laabs: Use caution on ice; get ready for open water
Blane Klemek: The American crow is one of the smartest wild birds
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
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
Transportation is a non-partisan issue in greater Minnesota
‘Vintage’: An old-fashioned tale of friendship
Magic show closes out Top Hat season
Cantus coming to Wadena April 23
‘Long Live the 80s’ set for Fargo May 17
Cash tribute set May 6
February 20, 2013
Early childhood education featured in Minnesota budget plan
ST. PAUL -- Adding money to early childhood education and all-day kindergarten programs, as Gov. Mark Dayton suggests, is important to Minnesota's future, the state House education finance leader says. "Those two programs really pay dividends into the future," Rep. Paul Marquart,...
February 20, 2013 - 8:38am
February 19, 2013
Details released about arrest of man who later killed himself in Hibbing lockup
A State Patrol trooper had to use a Taser to subdue a rural Duluth man who had just rolled his pickup after a short chase early Sunday; the man later killed himself in the St. Louis County lockup facility in Hibbing, officials said. According to State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske, a trooper...
news / crime
February 19, 2013 - 8:34am
Nothing is not an 'option' in gun debate
ST. PAUL - Joan Peterson said Minnesota lawmakers must act to control gun violence like the shooting that killed her sister in the Twin Cities 13 years ago. "Nothing is not an option," the Duluth woman told a couple hundred people at a Monday anti-gun violence rally in the state...
February 19, 2013 - 8:27am
February 15, 2013
Frazee man in court for choking children
A Frazee man made his first appearance recently in Becker County District Court on two felony counts of domestic assault by strangulation. Adam John Colgrove, 36, of 114 East Maple Ave., Frazee, is also facing three related misdemeanor counts of domestic assault in connection with...
news / Frazee / crime
February 15, 2013 - 1:31pm
Helping veterans get better medical access
According to the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, there are currently a little over 33,000 military veterans living in northwestern Minnesota. Of those, more than 13,600 are receiving treatment at the Veterans Administration Medical Centers in Fargo and St.
February 15, 2013 - 1:26pm
Minnesota Army mom gets apology for 'deceased' stamp
DULUTH, Minn. - A Duluth woman whose letter mailed to her Army son in Iraq came back to her stamped "DECEASED" when the soldier wasn't dead has...
February 15, 2013 - 8:53am
Hundreds at Minnesota rally want Valentine gift: gay marriage
ST. PAUL -- Three mothers of gay men joined hundreds of others in the Minnesota Capitol on Thursday with one goal. "It's important that they be treated equally," Mabel Galvin said. Government should treat all citizens the same, added Kay Allen. And Therese Presley said government...
February 15, 2013 - 8:20am
February 14, 2013
Three arrested near Alexandria after cocaine, stolen items are found in vehicle
Three suspects were charged with first degree controlled substance crimes after their vehicle was stopped on Interstate 94 near Alexandria Monday night. In addition to stolen property, the men were found in possession of more than 28 grams of crack cocaine concealed in the vehicle's...
news / crime
February 14, 2013 - 9:02am
Farmington, Minn., goalie explains actions, feud with coaches
Farmington senior hockey goalie Austin Krause purposely scored a goal into his own net, then showed his middle finger in the direction of the...
February 14, 2013 - 8:49am
Coalition seeks $9.50 Minnesota minimum wage
ST. PAUL -- A coalition of children's groups, religious organizations and unions say Minnesota's poor would benefit from a higher minimum wage,...
news / business
February 14, 2013 - 8:41am
February 13, 2013
Report blames crew error for Minnesota train collision
TWO HARBORS, Minn. - The National Transportation Safety Board released its determination Tuesday that a head-on collision between two ore trains in 2010 north of Two Harbors was the result of crew error. The federal agency also said the Canadian National Railway Co. also deserves...
news / accidents
February 13, 2013 - 8:39am
Minnesota not alone in debating gun laws
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators are considering gun-related laws at the same time lawmakers in other states are walking similar paths. In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed legislation fortifying the state's existing assault weapon ban and limiting size of ammunition...
February 13, 2013 - 8:36am
Polk County resident ripped off in bank fraud
A bank fraud scheme appears to have lifted several hundred dollars from the account of a Polk County resident, according to Mike Norland, an investigator with the sheriff's office. The thief apparently used debit card information to take less than $1,000 from the account of the victim,...
news / crime
February 13, 2013 - 8:34am
February 12, 2013
Train collides with semi-trailer in downtown Perham
A westbound train smashed into an empty semi trailer in Perham on Monday afternoon. There were no injuries, but the stopped train blocked passage...
news / accidents
February 12, 2013 - 2:03pm
Moorhead stripper license system passes unanimously
Strippers, escorts and exotic dancers here are now required to go through background checks and be licensed by the city. The City Council voted unanimously 6-0 on Monday to approve the new city ordinance, which was first recommended by Police Chief David Ebinger. Councilmen Luther...
February 12, 2013 - 9:15am