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Traffic stop leads to biggest seizure of untaxed tobacco products in MN history: More than $74,000 in tobacco taxes should have been paid
Stolen Target card leads to 82 days in jail
Man sentenced for meth possession
DL man gets jail time for meth
More than just a temporary fix: Rossman Elementary space issues include wonky layout, 40-year-old temporary classrooms
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When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Lakes Women's Society donates to Becker County Food Pantry
Receiving housing benefits? A trip to Social Security may not be necessary
Turning back the pages
Lormis to attend UM-Morris this fall
Benscoter on dean's list at Mayville State
Friends & Neighbors
Cabinets Plus now designing closets
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Rock band Foreigner coming to Shooting Star April 7
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Rita A. Wicker
LuEtta J. Anderson
Lynn Hummel column: Some arguments you just can't win
Letter: Where is the love? No pay raise for MN libraries since 2009
A special church helps those with special needs
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
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
September 7, 2016
Rollag threshers reunite for a steamy weekend
Rollag threshers reunite for a steamy weekend
September 7, 2016 - 10:25am
August 19, 2016
Train derails special session plans
Minnesotans will not get tax cuts and will not see road and other public construction projects begin after the governor and legislative leaders failed to agree on a special session agenda. "I've concluded ... I am not going to call a special session," Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said...
August 19, 2016 - 9:11am
May 24, 2016
Truck driver being charged in Callaway train derailment
The propane truck driver who authorities say caused the train crash and derailment in Callaway two months ago is being charged in the incident....
May 24, 2016 - 9:25am
March 25, 2016
Video: Town of Callaway evacuated following train derailment
The small Becker County town of Callaway - about 15 miles north of Detroit Lakes - has been evacuated after a Canadian Pacific train struck a...
March 25, 2016 - 7:52am
June 8, 2015
Two hurt in Minn. collision between train, car
BAXTER, Minn. - A BNSF Railway eastbound freight train collided with a car carrying two occupants Sunday at the West Gull River Road crossing...
June 8, 2015 - 8:39am
May 17, 2015
Oil safety lawsuit unhelpful
While the primary purpose of the American Petroleum Institute is to advocate for its member oil companies, it is disappointing that the institute’s narrow focus all but dismisses matters of public safety. So when the oil lobby this week asked a U.S. Court of Appeals to block rules...
May 17, 2015 - 5:15am
May 7, 2015
Derailment focuses attention on lack of Minnesota rail deal
ST. PAUL — A North Dakota oil train derailment reinforces the fact that Minnesota legislators have a week and a half left in their 2015 session...
May 7, 2015 - 8:16am
May 1, 2015
Oil trains' dangers fuel debate at Minn. Capitol
ST. PAUL—The Canadian Pacific and BNSF railroad tracks have run through the Twin Cities for years, but it's a recent cargo that's bringing them new scrutiny: North Dakota oil. Dozens of trains loaded with oil pass through Minnesota each week, many of them through the Twin Cities,...
May 1, 2015 - 8:35am
Couple decides to take train west, enjoy scenery instead of driving
When John and Karen Thorpe decided to travel west to see their daughter, they decided to take a more scenic route this time around. “We’re...
May 1, 2015 - 5:25am
February 25, 2015
Train derails northwest of Duluth
COTTON, Minn. -- Thirteen cars from a Canadian National Railway train bound for Duluth-Superior derailed in a rural area northwest of Duluth...
February 25, 2015 - 10:12pm
February 18, 2015
Man injured after being struck by train
A BNSF train collided with a vehicle that became stuck on the tracks in Perham Tuesday night, police said. The 21-year-old driver of the vehicle was taken to Perham Health, an Otter Tail County dispatcher said, relaying information provided by Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby. The...
February 18, 2015 - 11:45am
February 7, 2015
Broken rail caused Wadena train derailment
A broken rail has been determined as the cause of a 32-car derailment on the BNSF Railway line four miles northwest of Wadena on Dec. 1. BNSF recently wrapped up a two-month investigation into the derailment which spilled sugar and sugar products near Bluffton in Otter Tail County. The...
February 7, 2015 - 5:20am
February 6, 2015
New derailment ignites calls for safer rail cars
ST. PAUL -- Authorities began to clean up after a northeastern Iowa ethanol train derailment Thursday morning, at about the same time that rail safety advocates renewed calls to get rid of old, less safe rail tank cars that commonly carry crude oil through Minnesota and North Dakota. Canadian...
February 6, 2015 - 5:05am
Bus driver, student killed, dozen injured after school bus strikes train near Larimore, N.D.
LARIMORE, N.D. – A bus taking students home after school here Monday struck a westbound train, killing the driver, 62-year-old Max Danner,...
January 6, 2015 - 9:17am
December 16, 2014
Train hits pickup near Hawley, authorities search for victims
HAWLEY, MINN. - Authorities are searching for the owner of a vehicle hit by a BNSF train in Clay County overnight. It happened at the railroad crossing on County Road 31, south of Hawley at about 1:30 this morning. Clay County authorities tell us they believe the vehicle was...
December 16, 2014 - 8:31am