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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
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