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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
April 22, 2015
Gunman called his mother during fatal standoff with St. Paul police
A 28-year-old man fatally shot by St. Paul police last month was on the phone with his mother during his standoff and said he feared officers would kill him, according to a 911 transcript. Police had been called to a report of an armed man in the area of White Bear and Wilson avenues...
April 22, 2015 - 4:16pm
April 8, 2015
Counterfeit bills and other scams
The same counterfeit money that has been popping up in the Fargo-Moorhead area is also beginning to circulate in Detroit Lakes — that’s according to Detroit Lakes police, who say they’ve collected some of the fake money from Subway and Lakes Liquor so far. The bills are smaller...
April 8, 2015 - 12:30pm
March 17, 2015
St. Paul man wielding assault rifle killed by police
ST. PAUL -- Wearing an armored vest, a St. Paul man hugged and kissed the woman he lived with before engaging in an hour-long police standoff...
March 17, 2015 - 11:02am
March 10, 2015
House OKs 'blue alert' to catch police attackers
ST. PAUL -- Suspects in police attacks could be caught quicker if statewide alerts were issued, the Minnesota House decided Monday. Representatives voted 129-0 to establish a "blue alert" program to notify the public when a law enforcement officer is killed or seriously injured. "This...
March 10, 2015 - 5:10am
March 1, 2015
DL man sentenced for threatening cop
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced to 23 months in prison after continuing to threaten the life of a Detroit Lakes police officer after he arrested him. Burt Gregory Alan Stover, 39, was found guilty of felony terroristic threats after an incident that occurred on Oct. 22 of last...
March 1, 2015 - 5:50am
February 20, 2015
Senators consider police body camera privacy issues
ST. PAUL -- The national debate about how much police body camera video is public landed in the Minnesota spotlight Thursday. A bill a Senate...
February 20, 2015 - 8:16am
February 5, 2015
Authorities find missing Sauk Rapids woman
SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. – The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has found a missing Sauk Rapids woman with mental health issues. The...
February 5, 2015 - 10:51am
January 29, 2015
Local man is sentenced to over 13 years in prison
A Detroit Lakes man has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison after throwing drugs out of his car while fleeing a police officer. Eric Christopher Bakke, 34, was first charged with two felonies of fleeing a police officer in a vehicle and driving after cancellation. Charges...
January 29, 2015 - 11:00am
January 27, 2015
New Hope councilman followed ‘cop instinct’ in shooting
NEW HOPE, Minn. -- As a 68-year-old gunman shot at a group of police officers outside New Hope's city council chambers, the people inside the room had a cool presence keeping order in former cop John Elder. "Get down and stay down," Elder said, his words captured on a cable-access...
January 27, 2015 - 8:53pm
2 New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
NEW HOPE, Minn. -- Two police officers were injured by a gunman outside a New Hope City Council meeting on Monday night. The gunman was fatally shot by police, authorities said. The incident happened outside the council chambers after two new officers were sworn in. The new officers,...
January 27, 2015 - 8:49pm
January 15, 2015
St. Paul man killed by police had threatened officers earlier, report says
ST. PAUL -- The man fatally shot Wednesday by St. Paul police after they say he drove at officers had threatened cops less than two months ago,...
January 15, 2015 - 8:24am
January 8, 2015
Duluth chase suspect told police drones followed him
DULUTH, Minn. -- Bail was set at $10,000 Thursday for a Duluth man accused of leading police on a 20-minute chase that ended in gunfire early Tuesday in western Duluth and the man telling law officers that drones or satellites were following him. Jared Steven Haske , 43, faces...
January 8, 2015 - 9:59pm
January 6, 2015
Duluth police chase ends in gunfire, arrest
DULUTH, Minn. -- A police pursuit through western Duluth early Tuesday ended in gunfire outside a home before the suspect, a 43-year-old Duluth...
January 6, 2015 - 9:56pm
January 2, 2015
Suspect in Moorhead armed robbery is arrested
A suspect in the armed robbery of a Moorhead, bank on Monday was arrested in Fargo at about 6:15 Tuesday night, according to a release from the city of Moorhead. Malcolm Roy Evans, 52, of Fargo was arrested at a motel in south Fargo on charges related to aggravated robbery and kidnapping,...
January 2, 2015 - 2:10pm
Investigator retires after 4 decades
Becker County Chief Deputy and longtime investigator John Sieling is hanging it up after nearly four decades of crime-solving. Sieling, a...
January 2, 2015 - 1:47pm