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Lake Park Mayor Aaron Wittnebel sentenced to 30-days jail
Jail boarding bill soars
Free spring concert this Sunday in DL
Defense requests mistrial for second day in a row in Little Falls shooting case
Lakers extend win streak to 22 meets
Bemidji tops Lakers
Track and Field: Laker teams bust out in Thief River Falls
Baseball: LP-A starts season unscathed at 4-0
Panthers sweep DL baseball
In the Zone
LP-A students win national award
Holly McCamant: World comes to life once spring is here
Goeun Park: L.A.’s Union Station proves that the American Dream is still alive today
Sign up to represent community at first Minnesota Sings event
Free bike rodeo is April 26 at Kent Freeman Arena
Friends & Neighbors
Signs of Spring
Students were asked: What concerns me about the environment?
Business & Industry Review
Spring Sports 2014
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
Burning restrictions start Monday in Becker County
Wildfire Prevention Week raises awareness
Arbor Month celebration encourages nature play
Brad Laabs: Stay off the ice; Give Rainy River sturgeon a try
Blane Klemek: Sweet sounds of the bluebirds are back in northern MN
Hospice heads to Hwy 10
Sign-ups begin for USDA disaster relief
Otter Tail Power gets new president/COO
Spanky’s hires new general manager
Reining in the cost of prom
DL needs to appreciate downtown businesses
A hollow victory for ND coal?
The secret sauce behind wage increase opposition
Wear green for mental health awareness
Reported MNsure numbers are misleading
North Dakota singer reaches ‘Voice’ finals
MN farm featured in film: ‘Farmland’ spreads message of six area farmers
Paul McCartney to play July 12 at Fargodome
Third annual Bean Bags, Beer and Beach Bums set April 26
‘Carrie’ at MSUM
June 17, 2010
Tornado tears through Mentor, killing one at gas station
MENTOR, Minn. -- A twister tore through this small town by U.S. Highway 2 and rural areas to the south Thursday afternoon, killing one person...
June 17, 2010 - 11:48pm
Eyewitness recounts Wadena tornado touchdown
An eyewitness to today's tornado touchdown in the city of Wadena counts himself lucky to be alive after a debris-filled, swirling funnel cloud...
June 17, 2010 - 11:30pm
City of Wadena devastated by tornado
It was supposed to be a celebratory day in Wadena. Instead, a tornado tore large sections of the city down. The storm disrupted the city's parade today, and came through town as hundreds of visitors arrive for an all-school reunion. At 5:10 p.m., a storm caused "extreme damage"...
June 17, 2010 - 10:10pm
June 26, 2009
As tornado season starts, be aware of storm danger
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's 2009 tornado season got off to a late start as storm spotters reported the year's first touchdown in Wilkin County on June 17. Historically, the earliest date for the first tornado of the year is March 18; the latest is June 23.
June 26, 2009 - 4:31pm
October 2, 2008
Cleanup continues on Pickerel Lake after June tornado hit
PICKEREL LAKE - On a beautiful fall day when thousands of people were out biking, enjoying the leaves or fishing, tornado victims, their friends, neighbors and a handful of strangers were cleaning up debris. That's the way they've spent the past four months on Pickerel Lake after...
October 2, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Youth group helps clean up after tornado
Two weeks ago I took a trip with my youth group, Lakes Area Vineyard Church, to Cedar Falls, Iowa. It's a trip we've taken the last four summers to SOS Midwest. SOS stands for Summer Of Service! Which is exactly what it is. Youth groups from all over the Midwest come together for...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 13, 2008
Willmar tornado is rated a major EF-3 event
WILLMAR - The tornado that hit southeast of Willmar Friday evening was "major" tornado rated as a low-end EF-3 by the National Weather Service. That means winds were most likely in the 136-150 mph range, said Todd Krause, a meteorologist with the service, during an interview Saturday...
July 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 10, 2008
Governor views storm damaged areas
PARK RAPIDS - Gov. Tim Pawlenty viewed damage Monday morning from tornadoes that touched down in northern Wadena and southern Hubbard counties Friday. Pawlenty commented on the lack of warning about the storm and how fortunate it was that no one was killed. "It reminds you of the...
June 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
Tornado ravages turkey farm near Menahga
A tornado that swept through northwest Minnesota Friday morning left a man with minor injuries but killed thousands of turkeys at a Jennie-O farm near Menahga. The tornado, which touched down about 9:30 a.m.
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Tornado touches down near Park Rapids, volatile weather expected in northwest Minnesota
A tornado damaged at least one mobile home and tore roofs from other structures Friday morning near the town of Emmaville in Hubbard County, Minn., according to Linda Eischens of the Hubbard County Sheriff's Department. She said a funnel cloud was sighted in the county about 9:15...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Record editorial: Hugo tragedy shows the need for tornado sirens in DL
It may be just our imagination, but it seems like the weather is getting more unpredictable these days. Tornadoes can form fast and strike anywhere in Minnesota, as was shown in Hugo, a city of about 12,000 which was ravaged by an F-3 tornado on May 25. Anita and Eric Furbur were...
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am