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Costly to fill in downtown cellars
Toast to Tamarac: Winery hosts successful fundraiser
Wind turbines near Rollag make some noise, but residents haven’t had much to shout about
Re-opening celebration of Itasca State Park bike trail is Thursday
UND law students struggle to pass bar exam
Lakers fourth at Panther swimming invitational
Tennis: Lakers fifth at Mid-State tourney
UND sticking with Mollberg
Lakers, Hornets split matches at Hawley volleyball tournament
Jerry Fox member of ‘53 undefeated Lakers
The Lost Italian: Now’s the time to give Brussels sprouts a try
Social Security: About half of SSA applications online
Bennett Joseph Witzke
Sharing the dream: 400-square-foot treehouse near Wadena becomes hot spot for vacation rentals
Friends & Neighbors
Nurse practictioner added at Essentia DL
Minnesota gas prices at Sept. standstill
Red Cross launches new blood donor app
Creative services pro joins DL Newspapers
Old Country Kitchen manager back in DL
Fire & Ice Fundraiser set for Sept. 27
Alley Fair is set Sept. 20 in downtown Fargo
The Beach Boys coming to Bemidji’s Sanford Center
Give peace a chance at the Detroit Lakes Library
Martina McBride at Shooting Star Friday
Palestine vs. Israel: Options to replace jihad terrorism
Rep. Peterson: NRCC TV ad is misleading
Letter: Clean Water proposal aims to help farmers
When are we going to take Ebola seriously?
Lynn Hummel: Hanging your laundry on the line
Fall Color Tour is set for Oct. 2; will visit Detroit Mountain
Brad Laabs: As weather goes, so goes September fishing
Blane Klemek: Kingfisher, osprey, pelican; To be a bird for a day
DNR land sale in October
Zebra mussels found in Cass Lake
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
May 7, 2012
With Minnesota wolf hunt a reality, DNR works on logistics
Minnesotans will be able to hunt and trap wolves legally for the first time in 38 years this fall. A wolf hunting season will begin on Nov. 3, the first day of Minnesota's firearms deer season. The season became official when Gov. Mark Dayton signed the Legislature's Game and Fish...
May 7, 2012 - 8:58am
May 4, 2012
Parents can now be charged in Otter Tail County for letting minors drink at their homes
It is now unlawful in Otter Tail County to provide a place for teen drinking to occur, regardless of who provides the alcohol. Under a new ordinance adopted by the county Board of Commissioners May 1, adults who allow underage drinking at their homes may be held criminally responsible. Parents...
May 4, 2012 - 9:08am
April 29, 2012
Ada man sentenced to 8 years for arson
ADA, Minn. - An Ada man has been sentenced in Norman County District Court to eight years in prison in connection with two arson fires. Jason Timothy Campbell, 33, earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree arson stemming from fires at a senior center and at a home in Ada...
April 29, 2012 - 8:23pm
March 6, 2012
Wadena man faces charges after pointing gun at 13-year-old
A Wadena man was charged in district court with four gun crimes after pointing a shotgun at two people Feb. 15. Nicholas Paul Schwenter is accused of pointing a short-barreled shotgun at a sleeping 13-year-old child, telling the minor to get up. The child was able to break a window...
March 6, 2012 - 9:22am
June 4, 2011
19-year-old Fargo man dies day after dump-truck crash
FARGO - A 19-year-old Fargo man injured in an Interstate 29 crash Thursday has died. The accident happened just before 8 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-29, near mile marker 68. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol: Jesus Emanuel Gonzalez was on his way from Fargo to...
June 4, 2011 - 11:06am
7-year-old Fargo boy hit by pickup dies
FARGO - A 7-year-old boy struck by a pickup truck near his home Thursday night died Friday. Witnesses told police Thursday that Michael Fetzer ran in front of a Ford F-150 driven by a 63-year-old man in the 500 block of Santa Cruz Drive around 5:30 p.m. The boy was transported to...
June 4, 2011 - 11:03am
Park River man accused of trying to kill wife at nursing home
PARK RIVER, N.D.
June 4, 2011 - 11:02am
May 14, 2011
Four horses killed in ND ranch shooting
May 14, 2011 - 1:07pm
Fired DGF coaches wondering why they were terminated
DILWORTH - There was one question Steve Molstre and Jason Sunde were still asking Friday. Why were they terminated by the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton school board as the high school's basketball coaches? "No, no one has told me why," said Molstre, one day after being ousted as D-G-F's...
May 14, 2011 - 1:06pm
May 10, 2011
Two high-risk sex offenders moving to Wadena County
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office and the Verndale Police Department have announced a community notification meeting May 10 from 6-8 p.m. at Verndale School Auditorium, regarding two Level Three registered sex offenders moving to Nimrod and Verndale. Davis Earl Whitaker, 26, will...
May 10, 2011 - 2:08pm
Teen involved in high speed fatal crash was from Red Lake
Morris "Moe" Isaac (Gii-shi-bah-o-sey which means "He Who Walks in Circles") Beaulieu, Jr., 16, of Red Lake, died Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Essentia Health in Fargo, N.D. from an automobile accident. A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 12, at the Redby Community Center...
news / accidents
May 10, 2011 - 2:05pm
May 7, 2011
Underwood man accused of slitting dog's throat appears in court
An Underwood man who was accused last year of slitting a dog's throat finally appeared Thursday in Otter Tail County Court. Benjamin James Stavaas, 23, is facing six counts of animal cruelty charges, two of which are felonies, for the June 2010 slitting of Star's throat. According...
May 7, 2011 - 11:21am
April 13, 2011
Benefit for 'dying' Park Rapids victim may have been a swindle
When Douglas County Sheriff's Sergeant Dave Ahlquist went to the home of Penny Jo Haupt, the former treasurer of a charity established on her own behalf, Haupt's boyfriend had a warning, according to court records. Steve "Red" Douma told the investigator it was a "bad idea" to try...
April 13, 2011 - 8:06am
December 7, 2010
A tangled web: Grafton, N.D., farmer suspected in multi-million fraud case
FARGO -- A Grafton, N.D., farmer who grew two large farming operations in Texas and then Colorado in the past three years is mired in a remarkable blur of lawsuits, counter- and cross-claims, among former partners and lenders. The central figures in the businesses, Thomas M. and...
December 7, 2010 - 9:23am
December 1, 2010
Moorhead police chief, wife recovering from I-29 crash
Moorhead Police Chief David Ebinger and his wife, Lynne, were driving to Arkansas the weekend before Thanksgiving to visit relatives when their four-wheel-drive pickup hit a patch of icy fog as they turned off Interstate 29 for a rest area. Ebinger said he was driving about 60 mph,...
news / accidents
December 1, 2010 - 12:33pm