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Waubun man hurt in motorcycle crash
Republicans jump on mining, timber bandwagon
Court allows childcare union election
DL man appears in court for burglary at parents’ home
Thielen making big progress in Mankato
Birchmont medalists crowned
Mary’s Place is No. 2 seed
Laker duo take part in summer tennis
Waubun U-12 team takes state silver
In the Zone
Photo of the Day
Cool summer treats: Make popsicles in your favorite flavors
Social Security: Wait for full retirement age for Social Security benefits
Local students on dean’s list at Bethel
Lundgren awarded scholarship
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Blane Klemek: Where have the swallows gone?
Brad Laabs: Tips to keep equipment working safely, properly
DNR seeks lake sturgeon info from area anglers
Minnesota DNR to allow more licenses, set higher harvest level for 2014 wolf hunt
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Personal FX adds new nail technician in DL
Grieger receives 2014 MSC service award
Bergeson Gardens open to public viewing
Orthopedic surgeon joins Essentia DL
MN gas prices continue slow, summer fall
Moorhead homeless objections get sillier
Lynn Hummel: Is nostalgia only for sentimental fools?
Minnesota is at-risk for Ebola
Letter: Vote for Darryl Hensel for Becker County recorder
Letter: Most people want peace, some want power, control
NYM Sculpture Park gets new addition
Brekke to play Pioneer Fest
Switchfoot to play at the Sanford Center
Bloch Party set Sunday at Hjemkomst Center
Smith documentary to be featured at Square Lake Film Festival in Stillwater
July 9, 2013
Arson confirmed in Moorhead fire
MOORHEAD – An investigation has confirmed that Monday’s fire at the former Coach’s Sports Pub in downtown Moorhead was the result of arson, Moorhead police said in a written statement released this morning. The fire is believed to have been intentionally started on the main...
news / crime
July 9, 2013 - 9:43am
July 8, 2013
Christie Prody, O.J. Simpson's ex-girlfriend, turns herself in
MOORHEAD – O.J. Simpson’s ex-girlfriend has turned herself in after failing to report for jail for about a week after a Clay County judge sentenced her to 34 days on a drug and burglary conviction. Christie Prody, 38, turned herself in to law enforcement officials on Saturday,...
news / crime
July 8, 2013 - 3:29pm
MSUM freezes tuition for 2 years
MOORHEAD – Minnesota State University Moorhead’s tuition will remain the same for the next two years, according to a statement the university released this morning. The tuition freeze applies to all Minnesota state colleges and universities. For more information about MSUM,...
July 8, 2013 - 10:22am
July 5, 2013
Man arrested after driving moped through campus, several yards to evade police
MOORHEAD – A Moorhead man was arrested after an early morning moped ride in which he tried to evade police by driving through the Concordia campus and several yards, police say. An officer observed a moped driving on the wrong side of the road near Concordia around 1:20 a.m....
news / crime
July 5, 2013 - 9:58am
June 28, 2013
Following complaint, Moorhead High boys hockey coach resigns
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- The high school boys hockey coach here resigned Wednesday after a complaint filed with district officials revealed he has a history of being investigated by police for domestic assault, though he has never been convicted. Kristin Dehmer, director of human resources...
June 28, 2013 - 8:56am
June 26, 2013
MSUM president: Students should come first
Edna Szymanski, president of Minnesota State University Moorhead, was invited to speak at the Detroit Lakes chapter of Kiwanis International on during their Tuesday meeting. As the first female president of the university, she spoke of how she has approached leadership over the...
news / Detroit Lakes
June 26, 2013 - 10:29am
June 25, 2013
Moorhead police offer $1,000 reward for info on slaying of 87-year-old
MOORHEAD – Police here are offering a $1,000 reward for information in the killing of an 87-year-old Moorhead man. Police are looking specifically for information that would lead to the arrest of the conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Henry “Hank”...
news / crime
June 25, 2013 - 4:10pm
June 21, 2013
Police: Moorhead man died from ‘homicidal violence’
MOORHEAD – Moorhead police this afternoon officially released the identity of a man who was found dead in his home Wednesday night as Henry Andrew Volochenko, 87. A written statement released by Deputy Chief Shannon Monroe stated that the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office...
news / crime
June 21, 2013 - 2:04pm
Judge sets conditions of release for Moorhead father accused in 5-month-old daughter's death
MOORHEAD – A judge this morning set conditions for release for Andrew J. Sandstrom, 24, Moorhead, who appeared in Clay County District Court on a charge of second-degree manslaughter in the death of his 5-month-old daughter. Judge Michelle Lawson set unconditional release at...
news / crime
June 21, 2013 - 12:57pm
June 20, 2013
Father of 5-month-old Moorhead infant who died in overheated van surrenders to police
MOORHEAD – The father of a 5-month-old Moorhead girl who died last week after being left unattended in a van on a warm day has surrendered himself to police. Andrew J. Sandstrom, 24, turned himself in to the Moorhead Police Department at about 1:15 p.m. today. He was charged...
June 20, 2013 - 1:58pm
Moorhead police investigate homicide
MOORHEAD – Moorhead police are investigating a homicide after being called to 1209 Main Ave. around 9:25 p.m. Wednesday. Officers were called to that address for a medical assist. When they got there, officers found the body of an adult male. Police say it is early in the...
news / crime
June 20, 2013 - 8:42am
June 19, 2013
No charges expected after incidents of unsupervised young children in Moorhead
MOORHEAD – Police responded Wednesday to two separate reports of young attended children wandering into busy streets here, but the parents won’t be charged with a crime. Moorhead Police Department Lt. Tory Jacobson said officers first responded around 11 a.m. along U.S. Highway...
June 19, 2013 - 4:17pm
Moorhead police responding to incidents of unsupervised young children wandering onto busy streets
MOORHEAD – Police here are responding Wednesday to two separate incidents of young unattended children wandering into busy streets. Moorhead Police Lt. Tory Jacobson said around 11:30 a.m. that officers were at an apartment building located at 2408 Third Ave. N. interviewing...
June 19, 2013 - 12:34pm
‘Godspell’ at MSUM
Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Straw Hat Players Summer Theatre season continues this week with the PG-rated musical “Godspell,” which opened Tuesday and runs through Friday, June 21 at the Hansen Theatre inside the Roland Dille Center for the Arts, located on the campus...
entertainment / theater
June 19, 2013 - 11:27am
June 18, 2013
Planetarium launches children’s series
The Minnesota State University Moorhead Planetarium is hosting the Favorite Planet Competition this Thursday, June 20. The Favorite Planet Competition is the first children’s public show of the season. The doors open at 10:40 a.m. Special guests Kristin Brevik and Carrie Leopold,...
June 18, 2013 - 10:00pm