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DL cop, ex-convict facing off in court: Both allege years of harassment, both seek restraining orders
Four charged in White Earth heroin investigation
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Laker gymnasts four-peat at state
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Francis R. "Butch" Bellanger
Merlin V. Thompson
Sheena Marie Butcher
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
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