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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
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