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A Thanksgiving feast: Holy Rosary invites community to enjoy turkey dinner 'with all the trimmings'
They've got a Golden Ticket... DLCCC is surprise recipient of $1,000 Give to the Max Day prize; three other local nonprofits also get big boost from online fundraiser
Poverty in DL schools: Roosevelt faces the highest number of students living in poverty; rising each year
Three-year-old wounded by accidental gunshot in Deer Creek
Dent man injured when car leaves roadway
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
Thielen keeps streaks going in Vikings victory over Rams
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
James "Jim" Hermanson
Maxine M. Boswell
Marilyn Joy Ostrander
Georgia L. Reiffenberger
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Letter: Patriotism can take many forms
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
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