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Humane Society of the Lakes’ ‘Dogs on the Deck Fundraiser’
Fire departments host community dance
Swenson named Tribune publisher
DL teachers spend summer on the golf course
New principal at LP-A High School
Three-time champion Jack Rule to play in 2016 Pine to Palm
DCC 100 celebration Thursday at Pavilion
Region 14C amateur baseball playoffs begin Friday
16U softball state runners-up
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Essentia Health hospitals work with local groups to identify health needs and improve community health
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
August 17, 2012
Polk County authorities investigating possible animal cruelty case
Workers at the Humane Society say three trains went by while the dog was there. He survived all of them, so they decided to name him Lucky. Veterinarian...
August 17, 2012 - 8:41am
October 31, 2011
Hunter pulled from sinkhole near Mentor, Minn.
A duck hunter had a fright worthy of Halloween after he was pulled from a sinkhole Saturday morning near Mentor, Minn. Peter John Fehlen, 37, Burnsville, Minn., and two friends were duck hunting in Tilden Township near Mentor when Fehlen stepped into the sinkhole in wetlands, according...
October 31, 2011 - 9:06am
October 19, 2011
Appeal filed in Rodriguez case
Attorneys for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. filed an appeal on Monday, claiming that the man convicted of killing Dru Sjodin was denied effective counsel...
October 19, 2011 - 11:46am
September 21, 2011
Teen arrested, suspect in burglaries in 6 northwest Minnesota counties
Beltrami and Clearwater counties' deputies have arrested a teenager suspected of committing burglaries in six Minnesota counties. The boy, who is a teenager and has not been identified, was arrested Tuesday west of Puposky after a citizen spotted him driving a pickup truck with an...
September 21, 2011 - 11:30am
August 31, 2011
'I JUST MADE THE WRONG CHOICE': Fairbanks says he's responsible for Dewey shooting
CROOKSTON -- Thomas Fairbanks took the stand in his own defense today in his murder trial, admitting he was responsible and no one else, for...
August 31, 2011 - 12:49pm
August 17, 2011
Obesity rates rise; N.D., Minn. in middle of the pack
Millions of Americans wage a daily battle against excess body weight. A battle many are losing. Two-thirds of adults and almost one-fifth of children in the United States are overweight or obese, according to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An adult with...
August 17, 2011 - 9:11am
August 16, 2011
3 injured in Monday night collision on U.S. 2 in McIntosh
A collision at U.S. Highway 2 and Polk County State Aid Highway 8 in McIntosh, Minn., shortly before 10 Monday night injured three people. One of them was ejected from his vehicle, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Three people were taken to an undisclosed hospital, where two...
August 16, 2011 - 9:09am
August 12, 2011
Jury selection hits 11 in Fairbanks case
CROOKSTON - Eleven jurors have been picked so far to hear the murder case against Thomas Fairbanks, nearing the needed 15, including three alternates. Two men were chosen Thursday after long interviews in court, making the panel so far four women and seven men from Polk County after...
August 12, 2011 - 9:03am
July 7, 2011
Two arrested in connection with Erskine shooting
Two teens have been arrested in connection with a Fourth of July shooting in Erskine, Minn., and the shooting victim could face theft charges. According to Polk County Sheriff's Office, Octavio Benavidez Jr., 18, of Crookston, was shot early Monday in the stomach.
July 7, 2011 - 8:37am
June 16, 2011
4 arrested for rash of Fertile, Minn., area burglaries
Four young men have been arrested in Polk County in connection with a rash of burglaries in Fertile, Minn., over the past week. Thousands of...
June 16, 2011 - 8:38am
June 15, 2011
Crookston man charged with child porn possession
A Crookston man charged with possessing child pornography appeared in Polk County Court this week. Authorities searched a Crookston residence...
June 15, 2011 - 8:54am
January 25, 2009
Alcohol suspected as factor in fatal head-on crash near Nevis
A Hitterdal man died and a Minneapolis man is in critical condition following a head-on collision east of Park Rapids Wednesday afternoon. Both...
January 25, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Polk County snow remover rides loader to bottom of Red Lake River
Mike Raymond figured he was doing the city and his fellow ice fisherpeople a favor in the dark morning hours Monday when he wheeled the county's big John Deere 544 loader to the boat ramp in Crookston's Central Park. A 28-year employee of Polk County, Raymond was working the graveyard...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am