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New shelter for women opens early
High school could locate with M-State
Shopping with the T-Wolves
Jobs aplenty in region
2012 ag controversy continues at state
Spuds earn five-point victory over Lakers
Dance teams nearly sweep at Fergus Falls, fourth at conference kick
Top-ranked Minneota defeats Frazee for Kertscher Duals championship
Otters and Lakers battle to overtime tie
Lakers win late at Alexandria 54-49
Holy Rosary completes first Knowledge Bowl
Plowing snow onto highway can be a hazard, considered illegal
Don’t let stress beat you
Applications sought: Scholarships available to those in medical field
Non-toy ideas for kids’ Christmas gifts
Friends & Neighbors
Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Variety of events planned in area
Celebrating ‘most wonderful time of the year’
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Leave us all alone! We can’t breathe!
The limit of Minnesota Nice: Norwegian Americans rally to defeat ambassador pick
Time is right for American policy change on Cuba
Man versus the machine
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
December is ‘the moon of popping trees’
State expands ‘fat bike’ riding opportunities
Don’t eat venison? Try these delicious recipes
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
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