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Missing Minnesota park employee found OK after nine-hour search
Healthy eats: Kale event is Saturday
Becker County to apply for master trail plan assistance
Bemidji man accused of attempted murder
No. 8 seed DL upsets top-seeded Blues at Legion tournament
‘No Mercy III’ will follow up on MMA success
‘Shorty Memorial’ is July 28-30 in Frazee
Records on Super Bowl bid show NFL request for snowplowing priority
Kluwe’s quest for justice turns in different direction
In the Zone
Light and heavenly: Zabaglione is the perfect summer dessert
Social Security: Age 60 is earliest spouse can claim age-based SSA survivor’s benefits
Area students on dean’s list at NCTC
Area students on Northwestern dean’s list
Area students graduate at UM-Morris
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Minnesota DNR to allow more licenses, set higher harvest level for 2014 wolf hunt
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Mussels on Green Lake?
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Continental Land Co. of LP hires Monson
MN gas prices take nearly 9-cent drop
Radiologist joins DL’s Essentia-St. Mary’s
Tuning up the business: Oil isn’t the only thing Valvoline is changing
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Water Carnival hit all high notes
Lynn Hummel: War is hell and never over for many vets
Ventura gets leafy spurge; Roses to BCBS
Letter: Politicians shouldn’t expect Israel to give up land
Letter: Poor decision by county to re-surface Frazee Main St.
It’s no tall tale: Library has scoop on MN folklore
The Shadows will play Friday at Holmes
ChalkFest set Aug. 11
Artist creating painted keepsakes for lakes area residents
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