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Spirit, soul and body: Free seminar this Saturday at Ecumen to focus on keys to healthy living
'Suspicious vehicle' call leads to marijuana charge
Burned-out headlight leads to marijuana charge
Two charged in storage shed break-in
One-car rollover between Perham, New York Mills ends in injury
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Haire impresses at UMC spring game
Smith selected to NCAA Regionals
Lakers move up to No. 8 in Class AAA
Roth earns all-tournament honors at Summit Championship
Norman County West in danger of losing fall and winter sports
Social Security in plain language
Luecks celebrating 50 years together
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Simons welcome twin daughters
'What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear': Listening is important--on both sides of the doctor's exam table
Friends & Neighbors
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Rosanne Cash coming to Holmes Theatre May 5
Canine lovers, take note: National Puppy Day is almost here
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Janice L. Herman
Neil Daniel "Peel" Englund
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Willow Skye Forsberg
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
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. And Northland lawmakers have played a leading role in putting new enforcement tools into the hands of...
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