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Keeping kids safe can be more than a full-time job
Parents angry at DL school district
MNsure says its wait time is low
LP-A will pursue STEM program
Frazee woman in crash near Wadena Friday
Lakers tie school gymnastics scoring record
Bellefeuille scores 26 in Hornet victory
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
Divers, butterfly lead the way at Moorhead
Before texting and e-mail, there were penned messages of affection
Turning back the pages
Step up your snack game
Some may have to pay federal taxes on their Social Security benefits
Wednesday Matters: Everyday Love it
Friends & Neighbors
Moltzan recognized as hospital trustee
Gas prices up slightly in MN, down nationally
Massage by Heather opens downtown DL
Busch joins Thrivent Financial in DL office
Life without the expense of a car
Old Timers Run set for Feb. 7
‘American Idol’ picks singers from Bemidji, Fargo
Learn about ice sports at library
Area singers advance on ‘Idol’
'American Sniper' caps off a year of mediocre movies
When visitors decide to stay
Want term limits on Congress? Good luck...
Peterson: Let Minnesota control wolf population
Letter: Speak up against abortion
Sheer panic for a chocolate shortage
37 guns, 28 sets of antlers among items seized in DNR deer poaching case
Thin ice causing big problems on northern Minnesota lakes
New law for 2015: AIS trailer sticker will help prevent future spread
Black-backed woodpecker is dependent on dead coniferous trees
Mentored turkey hunt registration open now
Menahga baby is first this year
Growing deep winter greens
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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
November 19, 2010
Ex-school bus driver pleads innocent to possession of child porn
A 50-year-old former bus driver who was contracted to run Moorhead school routes pleaded not guilty Thursday to felony child pornography charges. A 50-year-old former bus driver who was contracted to run Moorhead school routes pleaded not guilty Thursday to felony child pornography...
November 19, 2010 - 8:30am
November 15, 2010
Menahga sex offender allegedly found with pornographic images
A convicted sex offender was found with pornographic images of allegedly underage children, according to Wadena County District Court files. Leroy Allen Hamblin, 34, Menahga, was on supervised probation for a Hubbard County conviction for first-degree criminal sexual conduct from...
November 15, 2010 - 8:38am
Sebeka man charged with gun crimes
A Sebeka man was charged in Wadena County District Court with five gun crimes after an incident in which he allegedly pointed a weapon at a woman's head. According to court documents, Bobby John Haley, 22, pointed a 30-30 rifle at a sleeping woman around 4 a.m. on Oct. 29, waking...
November 15, 2010 - 8:37am
November 11, 2010
Minnesota cattle barn king arrested for grand theft of livestock
The owner or co-owner of 15 cattle sale barns in Long Prairie, Motley, Fergus Falls, and other locations in three states was taken into custody in Fergus Falls June 23 and faces a class three felony theft charge in South Dakota. Joey J. Varner, 52, of Pierz, Minn., is accused of...
news / business
November 11, 2010 - 9:22am
October 29, 2010
Fargo meth dealer blamed for friend's fatal overdose
The last page in Betty Thomas' scrapbook displays her son's gravestone and death certificate, dated Aug. 10, 2009. "This is how using meth ends," she said Thursday in Fargo's U.S.
October 29, 2010 - 8:54am
Ex-Thief River Falls cop sentenced to a year in jail
A former Thief River Falls police officer who pleaded guilty in a stolen-property case was sentenced today to a year behind bars. Paul Kezar, 38, must also serve 300 hours of community service and up to 20 years of supervised probation, Pennington County Attorney Al Rogalla said. Rogalla...
October 29, 2010 - 8:52am
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
October 22, 2010
Probation for Darwin trooper in drunken driving and texting case
WILLMAR -- The off-duty Minnesota State Patrol trooper who drove while impaired, texted and caused an April 6 injury crash along U.S. Highway 12 was sentenced Thursday in Meeker County District Court. Scott Charles Urdahl, 40, of Darwin, was sentenced to 60 days in the Meeker County...
October 22, 2010 - 8:31am
NY Mills man sentenced for criminal sexual conduct with minor
A New York Mills man accused of having sexual conduct with a 13-15-year-old girl was sentenced last month to 10 years probation, 120 days in jail and a $1,500 fine. Larry John Selander, 59, pleaded guilty to 4th Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct in Otter Tail County District Court on...
October 22, 2010 - 8:29am
October 12, 2010
Fiery crash injures man in Yellow Medicine County
CLARKFIELD, Minn. - A Clarkfield man is in critical condition this morning after his vehicle collided with another car and then burst into flames last night in Yellow Medicine County. Ryan Bruns, 29, was injured when the car he was driving collided with one driven by Gloria Piipke,...
October 12, 2010 - 8:40pm
Ex Duluth school bus driver gets 15 years for sex assaults
A former Duluth school bus driver was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a preteen girl he was driving home from school in 2006 and to the sexual assault of another preteen girl in an unrelated case. Michael Wayne Burk, 34, entered...
October 12, 2010 - 8:34pm
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
Near drowning in Grand Forks: 'If it weren't for them, I would be dead right now'
Lois Ustanko said it happened quietly. "People always say that if someone is drowning, there'll be a lot of screaming and thrashing, and there wasn't.
news / accidents
September 23, 2010 - 10:08am
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