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Hibbing man charged with murder in death of 2-year-old girl
Crime & Accident Report
Zoo pursues endangered species
Fergus Falls police say woman who reported threats may have been hallucinating
Late goal not enough for Lakers against Crookston
San Jose State wins 42-10 over UND
Bombers blank Bears 18-0
Vikings take down Titans to finish preseason undefeated
Gophers easily handle Eastern Illinois in opener
In the Zone
Get ready to climb
Holly McCamant: Jumping off bridges and drinking too much, just another day at the lake
Credit 101 for college freshmen and parents
Older driving safety: Warning signs and how to know when to stop driving
Freezing herbs: Preserve those fresh summer flavors
Friends & Neighbors
Attorney opens new office in hometown of DL
A Creative Mix Hair Salon hires new staff
MN gas prices take smaller dip this week
Minnesota Chamber leadership named
DL doctor helps local health care students
Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre celebrates 10 years
Auditions for DLHS fall musical open Sept. 2
Mah Jongg tournament is set for Thursday, Sept. 4 in Park Rapids
Tonic Sol-fa coming to Holmes Sept. 3
‘Rockin’ on the Red’ set Sept. 20
Pine to Palm Traditions
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Letter: Things are better, thanks to top-tier tax increases
Lynn Hummel: Gestures can be powerful stuff
Bad news for bottom 60 percent
Don’t fall for this clever phone scam
Letter: ‘Gouen’ to miss Park
Brain matter or delicious mushroom?
Brad Laabs: Lots of favorite lakes, many ways to prepare fish
Blane Klemek: Mallards are perhaps the most widespread duck on Earth
Recreational activities to be expanded at MN SNA’s
Learn the basics of hunting upland birds at DNR clinic
Pine to Palm
Police and courts
July 8, 2009
Salvation Army helping displaced residents at south Fargo apartment complex as standoff enters sixth hour
FARGO - The Salvation Army is working with a south Fargo church to assist tenants of an evacuated apartment complex in hopes of giving them a place to go. The apartment complex at 2433 20th Ave. S.
July 8, 2009 - 3:18pm
Crime & Accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Becker County Sheriff's Department and Detroit Lakes Police Department: Thursday, July 2 At 1:34 p.m. police responded to a complaint of a pickup truck full of kids not properly restrained. The officer found seven kids in...
July 8, 2009 - 10:23am
High speed chase ends in crash, arrest near Osage
OSAGE - A high-speed pursuit through eastern Becker County on Wednesday morning came to an abrupt halt in a farmer's field west outside of Osage. The...
July 8, 2009 - 9:05am
Cousin charged in death of infant caused by backing over tent in Renville County
WILLMAR - Four-month-old Wyatt Sander of Redwood Falls was a cousin to the woman who is now charged with three counts of criminal vehicular homicide in his death. Nicolle Marie Mercedes Prechel, 31, of Willmar, is accused of backing her van over the child and his mother around 8:30...
July 8, 2009 - 8:58am
July 7, 2009
Valley City, N.D. pastor resigned after reportedly being extorted by exotic dancer
UPDATED 12:48 p.m. MOORHEAD - A Valley City, N.D., pastor resigned from his post the same day he contacted police here about an exotic dancer extorting him to keep their affair secret. The Rev. Mark S. Ostgarden resigned from his position as associate pastor at Our Savior's Lutheran...
July 7, 2009 - 9:44am
Armed man robs Empire Liquors in Fargo
FARGO - A man armed with a handgun robbed Empire Liquors at 4861 13th Ave. S. in Fargo at approximately 11:40 p.m. Monday, according to Fargo police dispatch. The robber is described as a white male, about 5-feet, 7-inches tall, and wearing a baseball cap, sunglasses, blue wind...
July 7, 2009 - 8:56am
July 6, 2009
Fargo man arrested in early morning stabbing
FARGO - A 21-year-old man who Fargo police believe was involved in an early morning stabbing is under arrest this morning. Police responded to a report of a stabbing at about 1 a.m. Monday in the 2600 block of 14th Street South, finding a man with minor injuries, said Sgt. Bill Ahlfeldt. "Basically,...
July 6, 2009 - 12:22pm
July 4, 2009
Four die in rollover northeast of Detroit Lakes
Four people were killed in the rollover of a van early Saturday morning northeast of Detroit Lakes. According to the Becker County Sheriff's Office, a 1995 Chevy Lumina mini-van with seven people was southbound on County Highway 37 near the with County Road 26, about 30 miles northeast...
July 4, 2009 - 7:03pm
July 3, 2009
Grand Forks father accused of injuring daughter did jail time for hurting 14-month-old
GRAND FORKS - A father recently accused of inflicting severe head injuries on his 4-week-old daughter was convicted in 1994 of assaulting a 14-month-old in his care in Moorhead. Steven Paul Klein, 35, was sentenced to seven years and two months in prison for first-degree assaul...
July 3, 2009 - 3:05pm
Menahga man sentenced for burglary
Brandon Duke Jacob, 20, of Menahga was sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony theft of property. A felony chare of second-degree burglary of a dwelling was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records: In the evening of Feb.
July 3, 2009 - 12:14pm
Crime and accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Department: Tuesday, June 30 - At 6:04 p.m. a fire was reported in a tree stand at Woodland Trails and Campgrounds resort, Ogema. White Earth firefighters were on the...
July 3, 2009 - 11:40am
July 2, 2009
Nun assaulted at St. Anne's Guest Home in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS - A 78-year-old nun reported that a resident at St. Anne's Guest Home in Grand Forks threw part of her headdress on the floor, damaged her glasses and struck her in the face. Police arrested the resident, 47-year-old Dorothy Peltier, without incident at the home Tuesday. The...
July 2, 2009 - 11:33am
July 1, 2009
Bemidji woman sentenced for manslaughter in methadone overdose case
BEMIDJI - Lillie Rae Kise, 29, of Bemidji, was sentenced Tuesday, June 30, in Beltrami County District Court for serious felony second degree manslaughter - culpable negligence creating unreasonable risk. Judge John Melbye sentenced Kise to 48 months in prison on the manslaughter...
July 1, 2009 - 5:37pm
Fosston man sentenced for string of fires set in Clearwater and Polk counties
BAGLEY - Nick Adam Schouviller was sentenced Tuesday, June 30, in Clearwater County District Court. Judge Paul E. Rasmussen committed Schouviller to 38 months in prison for the Clearwater County offenses. Restitution, more than a half million dollars for all the fires, has been...
July 1, 2009 - 5:34pm
Vernier pleads guilty in connection with Dewey shooting
MAHNOMEN - The man accused of being an accomplice in the February shooting of Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy Christopher Dewey reached a plea deal for his role in the incident. Daniel Kurt Vernier, 27, pleaded guilty to the charge of failure to render assistance during a hearing...
July 1, 2009 - 3:43pm