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Airman identified as shooter in Grand Forks Wal-Mart
Capitol Chatter: State Senate changing as times change
Two injured after plane crash in western Minnesota
With more budget vetoes, preparations begin for partial government shutdown in Minnesota
Ex-Vikings star Randy Moss shows up at Pelican Rapids graduation
Rebels win 10th straight and advance in 8AA playoffs
Halverson paces Frazee track at subsections
Raiders qualify for section in three events
DL JV baseball finishes season 11-7
Frazee remains alive in Section 8AA softball playoffs
Wyatt Gene Swyter
Perham pastry blogger gains following with approachable posts
Museum finds photos used in murder trial, lots of misinformation
Turning back the pages
Friends & Neighbors
New early childcare center opens in DL
Minnesota adds 7,400 jobs, jobless rate drops
Zurn named Farmers Feed the World rep
B&G Club Thrift Store gives away furniture
March of Dimes gives Essentia DL honors
Street Faire at the Lakes still on
MN State Fair concert tickets now on sale
Library summer kickoff set May 28
Chappelle coming to Fargo June 23
Cormorant Art Show set July 11-12
Follow the rules and stop AIS
It’s time to reform crop insurance
MN lawmakers hit deadline with too much undone
Letter: DL City Council should be designated AIS
Letter: DL schools need to follow grading policy
Northern Minnesota study focuses on sandhill cranes
Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake
Cool weather, water slow the bite down
Bats are incredible creatures to enjoy during twilight travels
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Lake & Home Real Estate - June 2015
Summer Scene - May 2015
Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
Try one of the many golf courses in the area
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