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At a dead end: Moorhead joyrider arrested after high-speed chase ends in DL
Baca's back: Level 3 sex offender making DL his home again
DL man ordered to complete DWI Court
A friend to Twins fans in need: DL native has volunteered with the MN Twins’ first aid team for 30 years
Man gets prison time for meth
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Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Keeping active is important at any age
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Friends & Neighbors
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
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
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
Martin E. Cox
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
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
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
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
Fargo, International Falls battle for Weather Channel's 'Toughest Weather City'
FARGO – It’s a rematch between International Falls, Minn., and Fargo for the title of the Weather Channel’s “Toughest Weather City.” The two cities were in the running for the title in 2011, when Fargo’s wind, cold and floods helped the city claim the crown. This year,...
March 28, 2013 - 3:37pm
March 21, 2013
Flood forecast gives 50 percent chance of 38 feet, 10 percent chance of 2009 levels
FARGO - The Red River here has a 50 percent chance of topping 38.1 feet when it floods this spring and a 10 percent chance of exceeding 40.9, which would top 2009's record-setting crest. There is also a 5 percent chance of the Red River rising to 41.3 feet in Fargo during this spring's...
March 21, 2013 - 10:57am
March 20, 2013
Spring is here but it's really hard to feel it
Birds are singing, trees are budding, streams are flowing with cool waters and flowers are beginning to bloom. All this may be happening somewhere but certainly not in Minnesota. Today is the first day of spring but you may never have known that given the mounds of snow outside. It’s...
March 20, 2013 - 1:19pm
March 19, 2013
Aitkin man killed, two others injured in northwest Minnesota crash
HALLOCK, Minn. - An Aitkin, Minn., man was killed and two others injured in a head-on collision Sunday afternoon on an icy highway in Kittson County. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the victim as Steven Wink, 54, a passenger in a vehicle driven by Benjamin Wink, 25, Warroad,...
March 19, 2013 - 8:28am
March 13, 2013
Ice dams are a curse this year
Ice dams. Unfortunately many homeowners in Minnesota have experienced them, and even more unfortunately, some have experienced the damage they...
March 13, 2013 - 1:50pm
March 6, 2013
High number of crashes, rollovers reported after winter storm leaves area
FARGO – More than 150 vehicles crashed or ran off the road and required a tow near here after a winter storm moved through the area, leaving behind icy conditions Monday and Tuesday. One person was injured near Kindred on Tuesday afternoon when a semi and pickup collided on Highway...
March 6, 2013 - 8:40am
March 4, 2013
F-M area in for 6 inches of snow; more expected to the north
A winter storm is bearing down on the region today, bringing with it as much as a foot of snow in the northern Red River Valley. The Fargo-Moorhead area likely will be less affected by the storm, possibly receiving between 4 to 6 inches throughout today, said WDAY's Chief Meteorologist...
March 4, 2013 - 8:41am
February 28, 2013
Snow, ice on meter causes minor gas leak, evacuation in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- While warmer weather was welcomed by most area residents Wednesday, it also resulted in the closing of two businesses following a gas leak in downtown Bemidji. Runoff from ice melting on the roof of Iverson Corner Drug came into contact with a gas meter already covered...
February 28, 2013 - 11:51am
February 22, 2013
Benefiting from blizzards
Moans and groans from all over the area can be heard from residents sick and tired of winter. But then there are those who are way too busy to...
February 22, 2013 - 2:49pm
February 20, 2013
Feb. 20 was the deadliest day on MN roads in 2012
On Feb. 20, 2012, eight people were killed on Minnesota roads, making it the deadliest day of the year. Among those killed were four female North Dakota State students who crashed on I-94 near Alexandria. To underscore how traffic crashes remain a serious -- and constant -- issue...
February 20, 2013 - 9:58am
February 18, 2013
Two dead in I-94 crash near Barnesville as blowing snow wreaks havoc on roads
BARNESVILLE, Minn. - The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a four-vehicle accident on Interstate 94 near here that has killed at least...
February 18, 2013 - 2:32pm
Blowing winds, icy roads hamper travel
A no travel advisory is in effect for Grand Forks and surrounding areas, including the cities of Michigan, Drayton, Cavalier and Pembina, because of blowing snow causing zero visibility. A travel alert remains in effect for the southeast region, including Fargo, Hillsboro and Wahpeton,...
February 18, 2013 - 7:50am
February 13, 2013
Snowfall calls for improvisers
The snowstorm that dropped more than a foot of snow in the Detroit Lakes area made for an interesting weekend for law enforcement. "It was terrible...way too much snow," said Sgt. Robert Strand, who says squad cars were getting stuck trying to patrol Saturday. "So we patrolled...
February 13, 2013 - 1:04pm
Prime Polar festivities postponed
Polar Fest 2013 got off to a pretty seamless start on Friday and Saturday, with the Daddy's Little Sweetheart Dance, Hidden History Hour, Poles...
February 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
What is the best way to warn drivers of snow plows ahead?
I recently moved back to Minnesota I bought a big bad truck and a snow plow. I now have more friends than I ever knew! I plow for friends and family but am not a professional, I do not charge for such, I get the occasional bakery treat for my work! My mom lives in rural St....
February 13, 2013 - 11:25am