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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?
August 5, 2013
Mayor Robert Tufts re-elected in Dorset
DORSET, Minn. – Hundreds were holding their breath Sunday in Dorset as a member of the audience reached into the vote bin. The ballot determined 4-year-old incumbent Robert Tufts would serve another term as mayor of the village. The restaurant capital’s epicurean event and...
news / legislative
August 5, 2013 - 8:33am
May 27, 2011
Robert Morast column: Fargo gets ready to fete 'Fargo'
Few things are as polarizing to Fargo-Moorhead residents than "Fargo," the 1996 movie that reminded the rest of the world how we speak. Many of us hate the film because it branded us as a pack of slow-speaking yokels who live in a permanent winter. On the flip side, there are those...
May 27, 2011 - 8:35am
November 12, 2010
Morast: Minnesota was a gangster's paradise
Whether hanging around the Red River Valley or traveling around the continent, we hear a lot about "Minnesota nice." Sure, we're a friendly...
news / events
November 12, 2010 - 8:47am
October 29, 2010
Morast: Abbi Noah is back to reality
It's easy to feel like we "know" Abbi Noah. After all, we watched the woman, who grew up in Detroit Lakes and spent time in Fargo, pour her heart's hope into a reality TV dating show that dubbed her "Cornfed." And, later, we saw Noah's heart crack on TV as the beau from her "Real...
October 29, 2010 - 12:20am
January 23, 2009
Briards both facing felony charges in Becker County
Here's an update on the legal status of Frazee hog farmers Robert and Virginia Briard, who both face felony charges in Becker County District Court. Although court dates shift frequently, especially with high-profile cases, here are the current dates and charges: Robert Briard,...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Briard found not guilty on all charges
After roughly nine hours of deliberation, the jury came back Wednesday afternoon to find Robert Briard not guilty of all criminal sexual conduct charges. Before the verdict was read, Judge Peter Irvine instructed the audience that this was "an emotional case for everyone but behave...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Level 3 sex offender notification meeting held in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES - For the first time since legislation was passed over 10 years ago, allowing law enforcement officials to notify the general public about a Level 3 predatory offender moving to town, Detroit Lakes is seeing its first. Monday evening, the Detroit Lakes Police Department...
news / crime
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
October 28, 2008
Robert C. Wachlin, 74, Vergas and Mesa, Ariz., died Oct. 23, 2008, in Hospice of the Valley in Mesa. Robert C. Wachlin was born on June 1, 1934, in Wadena to Victor and Mary Pearl (Haines) Wachlin. He worked for the iron mines for 27 years, employed by Erie Mining Company. Robert...
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
Ogema man faces two felony DWI charges
Robert John Thompson, 35, of 34754 County Road 143, Ogema has been charged with two felony first-degree DWI counts in Becker County District Court. At 1:41 a.m. on July 14 a White Earth police officer was dispatched to Dump Road, south of White Earth Village on a complaint about...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
March 12, 2008
Naytahwaush man gets two years in prison for domestic assault, threats
Robert Duane Brown, 31, of N-114 Old Projects, Naytahwaush has been sentenced to two years in prison for felony domestic assault and felony terroristic threats. On Dec.
March 12, 2008 - 12:00am
March 5, 2008
Two men charged with receiving stolen property
DETROIT LAKES - Robert David Dobbelaere, 32, of 505 Heartland St., Park Rapids and Derek Wayne Greenfeather, 25, of 18894 Estate Drive, Park Rapids appeared in Hubbard County District Court Feb. 4. Both men are charged with receiving stolen property. According to court records,...
news / crime
March 5, 2008 - 12:00am