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Frazee FFA team to compete at State
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Roosevelt readies for Read-A-Thon to raise money
Multiple awards add up to one stellar season for 6th grade Math Masters
Activities commitment celebration Monday, March 26
Top-seeded Crusaders blow out Mahnomen-Waubun in Class A quarters
Brooklyn Center hands Breckenridge first-round loss
Prep boys basketball: Triple the heartbreak for Esko
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Music, dancing and more coming to lakes area this month
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
Lyle Byron Oja
Elverna Elizabeth (Lembke) Nelson
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
December 3, 2014
CNN documentary talks synthetic overdoses
A CNN documentary that aired Tuesday night tells the story of two Grand Forks area teens who died from synthetic drug overdoses within days of one another, something that still weighs heavily on a Grand Forks family more than two years later. The documentary was produced over several...
December 3, 2014 - 11:30am
May 20, 2014
Report says Duluth business owner could serve up to 40 years for selling synthetic drugs
DULUTH, Minn - Last Place on Earth owner Jim Carlson is facing 20 to 40 years in federal prison under the recommendation of a probation agent...
May 20, 2014 - 10:00am
May 5, 2014
Minnesota, Wisconsin targeting synthetic drugs with legislation
DULUTH, Minn. – It appears that both Minnesota and Wisconsin will emerge from their current legislative sessions with new laws in place to combat the scourge of synthetic drugs.
May 5, 2014 - 12:30pm
March 12, 2014
Synthetic drug crackdown speeds along
ST. PAUL -- Fighting synthetic drugs is a popular topic among Minnesota legislators. Rep. Erik Simonson, D-Duluth, presented his bill to crack...
March 12, 2014 - 8:47am
March 6, 2014
Minnesota committee approves synthetic drug bill
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota House Public Safety Committee on Wednesday approved a bill to further cut into the sale of synthetic drugs. The bill, sponsored by state Rep. Erik Simonson, DFL-Duluth, is in reaction to the problems associated with synthetic marijuana and other drugs produced...
March 6, 2014 - 10:04am
January 29, 2014
Minnesota lawmakers review 9 ways to reduce synthetic drug problems
ST. PAUL – Minnesota legislators are ready to take another stab at curtailing the use of synthetic drugs. A House committee established...
January 29, 2014 - 9:13pm
December 11, 2013
Judge denies new trial in Duluth synthetic drug case
DULUTH -- The owner of a Duluth business and two employees found guilty of selling synthetic drugs have been denied motions for acquittal and new trials in an order issued Tuesday by Judge David Doty. Doty said the “evidence at trial well supported the verdict,” in denying...
December 11, 2013 - 8:09am
July 19, 2013
Klobuchar bill fights synthetic drugs
Sen. Amy Klobuchar is among sponsors of a bill written to make it easier to prosecute cases involving the sale of synthetic drugs. The Minnesota Demo-crat said that synthetic drug ingredients change slightly whenever a synthetic drug becomes illegal, and the process to make the...
July 19, 2013 - 3:16pm
July 16, 2013
Judge backs City of Duluth in synthetic drug fight
A federal magistrate judge Monday denied the owner of Last Place on Earth’s motion for a preliminary injunction to keep the city of Duluth from enforcing its ordinance regulating sales of synthetic drugs. Head shop owner Jim Carlson’s attorney, Randall Tigue, filed a motion...
July 16, 2013 - 10:34am
July 10, 2013
State House committee begins synthetic drug examination
ST. PAUL -- Trying to control dangerous synthetic drugs is a lot like playing the old carnival game whack-a-mole. In the game, every time...
July 10, 2013 - 8:42am
May 30, 2013
Minnesota lawmakers to tackle synthetic drugs
Duluth could play a prominent role in shaping the state of Minnesota’s strategy for dealing with the issue of synthetic drugs. Next week the city will host Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson and a special Committee on Controlled Substances and Synthetic Drugs appointed by...
May 30, 2013 - 9:43am