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Beautiful weather graces the final weekend of Water Carnival
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas, with more expected
Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Sealcoating on Airport Road today
Neighbor, 16, saves fire victim in St. Paul duplex
Thielen enters training camp fighting for WR spot
Area wrestlers to compete in biggest tourney in U.S.
LP-A’s Swegarden tosses 2 TDs in All-Star classic
Angels head into playoffs
U-18 squad finish in 2nd place
In the Zone
New United Way president wants us to ‘pay it forward’
Photo of the Day
This guy’s got glass: Detroit Lakes artist creates stories using glass and light
Detroit Lakes FFA members travel to D.C. for conference
Youth attends language village immersion program
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Now is the time to take a hunter safety course
Lake Mille Lacs night fishing opens July 21
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Letter: Minimum wage increase a win-win
Teach your children common facts
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
‘History Hike through Frazee’ starts at Lions Park July 26
March 23, 2012
Teen hospitalized after hit by vehicle near Cass Lake
A 17-year-old pedestrian is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by a car northwest of here Wednesday night. The Minnesota State Patrol said the pedestrian was in the northbound lane of County Road 75 when a 2002 Ford Taurus struck the teen. The patrol received...
March 23, 2012 - 7:35am
October 17, 2011
Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians: New welcome sign planned at Red Lake border
A new lighted welcome sign will be erected on state Highway 89 at the Red Lake Reservation border near the Seven Clans Casino. Ross Lewis Sign...
October 17, 2011 - 11:47am
August 1, 2011
Two injured in motorcycle-deer crash in Becker County
Two Dassel motorcyclists were taken to the Detroit Lakes hospital after they collided with a deer in Becker County Monday noon. According to the Becker County Sheriff's Department, the unnamed man and woman struck the deer on Becker County 39, about two miles north of Highway 34...
August 1, 2011 - 3:22pm
July 3, 2011
Perham sisters, father survive cancer together
Lisa Dahl flipped through her old appointment book, filled with color coded icons and names of friends and family members scribbled inside each...
July 3, 2011 - 4:47pm
July 2, 2011
A curious route: 20-mile stretch of western Minnesota highway offers a mix of mystery, geologic transitions
July 2, 2011 - 3:50pm
May 29, 2011
BURIED BY WATER: Devils Lake swallows cemeteries, tradition
CHURCHS FERRY, N.D. -- For the past 25 years, Sylvia Helgeseth has placed flowers at the gravesite of her first husband - and for many years...
May 29, 2011 - 11:24am
Rep. Howes fears lack of action could kill children
ST. PAUL -- Rep. Larry Howes was furious as seconds ticked away toward the 2011 Minnesota Legislature's adjournment deadline. While the Walker Republican's colleagues in the House debated tiny details of a bill funding outdoors and arts programs, senators were not even meeting.
May 29, 2011 - 11:01am
December 1, 2010
93-year-old driver gets warning from judge; ND woman avoids jail time
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. - Faith Mitzel was not sentenced to jail time Tuesday, but Judge Donovan Foughty warned the 93-year-old known for her role...
December 1, 2010 - 12:30pm
Defeated ND congressman was earmark king
For Earl Pomeroy, the proof is in the pork. North Dakota's Democratic congressman says the distinction of securing the most earmark dollars of any U.S. House member shows he's had victories in fighting for the state's interests and priorities. For the 2010 fiscal year, Pomeroy brought...
December 1, 2010 - 12:28pm
October 29, 2010
Spur of the moment: N.D. cowboy fends off muggers with a kick
COOPERSTOWN, N.D. -- Dallas Schmidt got quite a kick out of earning his first Top Ten finish in National Reining Horse Association competition...
October 29, 2010 - 8:25am
September 23, 2010
Police: Husband brandished samurai sword in Fargo domestic dispute
After kicking in the door at his wife's house, a jilted husband with a katana in hand had a message for the new boyfriend: "I could cut through you like butter." That's what police allege Khna Chroeung said to the boyfriend while pointing a samurai sword at him on Saturday, allegations...
September 23, 2010 - 10:14am
Fargo woman brutally assaulted, no clear motive for incident
FARGO - 27-year old Lindsay Samek was trying to play it safe walking home from a bar instead of getting in the car with someone who had a few...
September 23, 2010 - 9:59am
September 22, 2010
Surveyor faces theft of trade secrets, data charges
A well-known Park Rapids surveyor faces felony theft charges in a case that has elements of competitive espionage to it. Thomas Michael Miller, 64, has been charged with downloading the database of Arro Land Surveyors, LLC, his former employer, and taking it, a client list and other...
news / crime
September 22, 2010 - 10:42am
State says Duluth man cashed $800,000 in erroneous checks
A Duluth businessman is accused of cashing two checks totaling almost $800,000 and spending the money erroneously refunded to him by the Minnesota Department of Revenue. Kevin Charles Owens, 50, of 1919 Minnesota Ave., is charged with four felonies -- theft, failure to pay over state...
news / crime
September 22, 2010 - 10:36am
September 20, 2010
Missing dentist found hurt near Huntersville
A missing dentist from Andover, Minn. was found in a wooded area with a head injury, the Wadena County Sheriff's Department reported. Around 3:50 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13, authorities were alerted that Thomas John Knox, 56, did not show up for work that morning and had been in Wadena...
news / accidents
September 20, 2010 - 9:25am