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MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
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Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Helen C. Erickson
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
June 18, 2013
Manslaughter charge filed against father of Moorhead baby who died in van
MOORHEAD – The Clay County Attorney’s Office has filed a charge of second-degree manslaughter against the father of Christiana Sandstrom, a 5-month-old Moorhead girl who died last week after she was left in a van for several hours on a warm summer afternoon. Andrew J. Sandstrom,...
June 18, 2013 - 4:13pm
Moorhead assault, robbery victim struck with bottle
MOORHEAD – Police here are investigating a report of a 45-year-old man being assaulted and robbed Monday evening in a secluded lot in the 600 block of Main Avenue. The incident is believed to have taken place between 8 p.m. and 9:18 p.m., according to a police report. The...
June 18, 2013 - 8:29am
June 14, 2013
Petition seeks foster care for siblings of infant girl left in van
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Clay County officials won’t ask a judge here to terminate the parental rights of a couple whose 5-month-old girl died after she was forgotten in the family’s van for about four hours Tuesday. But citing in court records the filthy conditions in the apartment...
June 14, 2013 - 8:38am
June 13, 2013
Moorhead infant’s death remains under investigation
MOORHEAD — Andrew Sandstrom dropped his wife off at work Tuesday afternoon and shortly after, returned to the family’s apartment in Moorhead....
June 13, 2013 - 8:11am
June 12, 2013
Father of Moorhead 5-month-old who died in van was taking care of five other children under age 7
MOORHEAD – Police here say a 5-month-old girl died Tuesday night after she was left in a car seat in a van while her father was taking care of five other children under the age of 7. Police Lt. Chris Carey said officers, along with Moorhead Fire and F-M Ambulance crew members,...
June 12, 2013 - 2:27pm
June 11, 2013
17-year-old Moorhead boy gets 3.5 months in work camp for fatal crash
MOORHEAD – Jamie Olson spoke loud and clear over the weeping teenagers assembled in a Clay County courtroom Monday as she told the standing-room-...
June 11, 2013 - 8:36am
May 24, 2013
Convicted child predator faces new charges in Moorhead
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A former Dilworth man serving 12 years in prison on a previous child sex abuse conviction is facing new child sex abuse charges filed Wednesday in Clay County District Court. Robert James Hersrud, 29, faces two counts of felony first-degree criminal sexual conduct...
May 24, 2013 - 8:39am
May 22, 2013
Autopsy shows suspect in Moorhead rape died of drug overdose
FARGO – Initial autopsy results showed a suspect in a Moorhead rape who died unexpectedly in his home here two weeks before his trial died from an accidental drug overdose, police said on Tuesday. Richard Lee Haaland Jr., 46, was found dead in his north Fargo home April 16. Haaland...
May 22, 2013 - 8:26am
May 21, 2013
5 arrested, 10 pounds of high-grade pot seized in Moorhead drug bust
MOORHEAD – The Moorhead Police Department arrested five people and seized 10 pounds of high-grade marijuana and a luxury SUV in a drug bust Monday. About 11:30 p.m., police arrested Danny Kim, 23, Rany Ahmed Dajani, 31, Levi Heath Burns, 24, and Johnathan Scott Lewis, 23, all...
May 21, 2013 - 12:51pm
April 25, 2013
Moorhead man faces felony charge linked to shop fire in which Dilworth firefighter had heart attack
DILWORTH – A shop fire here that sent a volunteer firefighter to the hospital with a heart attack has led to criminal charges against the man accused of starting it by not following fire code regulations for welding. Bradley Harold Littlefield, 59, of Moorhead, is charged in Clay...
April 25, 2013 - 4:14pm
April 11, 2013
$1 million bail set for suspected gunman in drug-related Moorhead shooting
MOORHEAD – Bail was set at $1 million Wednesday for a man who spent more than two weeks on the run after police charged him as the suspected gunman in a drug-deal shooting that sent one man to the hospital. Samuel Bullock Jr., 25, made his first appearance in Clay County District...
April 11, 2013 - 8:41am
April 9, 2013
AAUW used book sale
AAUW of Fargo-Moorhead will be collecting used books for its annual used book sale both today (Wednesday) and Thursday, April 11 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Moorhead Center Mall, in a vacant store space straight south of the City Hall Entrance to the mall. Hardcover and paperback books,...
April 9, 2013 - 2:56pm
Hjemkomst museum summer hours
The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County at the Hjemkomst Center resumes summer evening hours on Tuesdays. Museum summer hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Every third Tuesday...
April 9, 2013 - 2:55pm
April 5, 2013
Predatory offender sentenced in Clay court to 25½ years for raping pregnant dancer
MOORHEAD – A Moorhead man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an exotic dancer who was seven months pregnant was sentenced Friday in Clay County District court to 25½ years in prison. Jesse Lee Paskey, 29, was accused of tying up the woman, raping her repeat-edly and holding...
April 5, 2013 - 2:52pm
April 1, 2013
Moorhead police allege 5-pound pot bust is again medical marijuana
MOORHEAD – Police seized 5 pounds of pot while executing a search warrant here on Thursday, the latest in a string of drug busts allegedly...
April 1, 2013 - 12:00pm