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MnDOT seeks applicants for Safe Routes to School
Senate DFL fined for campaign violation
Rossman, Naytahwaush schools designated ‘Celebration schools’
Kimball woman dies in Meeker County crash
Minnesota man found guilty of killing wife
Boys Basketball: Cihak goes off on Pats to pace DL to Mid-State win
Girls Hockey: West Fargo team snaps DL’s streak
Wrestling: Lakers score win over M/W
New Minneapolis football stadium loses out to Florida for college championship
Wild come back, win in shootout vs. Canucks
In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
Friends & Neighbors
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Don’t look past late season pheasants
Preliminary ‘13 deer harvest numbers released
Solid U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook
Audubon neighbors find perfect business match
Franken recognized for energy legislation
Cold snap to thank for drop in gas prices
Microsoft says Xbox One global sales top 2 million
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Letter: Thank you for support, kindness, generocity
Letter: GOP ‘Wrecking Crew’ should leave the Pope alone
Our Opinion: Too cold to enjoy Christmas?
Eric Bergeson: Just get me socks for Christmas
First Lutheran hosts holiday dinner
Danell Haspel: Ideas for holiday get-togethers at library
'12 Years A Slave', 'American Hustle' take lead for Golden Globes
Holiday Train concert ready to roll Saturday: Sheryl Crow to perform, but you have to go to Cottage Grove to see her
Plains Art Museum curator seeks a sense of story
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
March 23, 2012
Teen hospitalized after hit by vehicle near Cass Lake
A 17-year-old pedestrian is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by a car northwest of here Wednesday night. The Minnesota State Patrol said the pedestrian was in the northbound lane of County Road 75 when a 2002 Ford Taurus struck the teen. The patrol received...
March 23, 2012 - 7:35am
October 17, 2011
Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians: New welcome sign planned at Red Lake border
A new lighted welcome sign will be erected on state Highway 89 at the Red Lake Reservation border near the Seven Clans Casino. Ross Lewis Sign...
October 17, 2011 - 11:47am
August 1, 2011
Two injured in motorcycle-deer crash in Becker County
Two Dassel motorcyclists were taken to the Detroit Lakes hospital after they collided with a deer in Becker County Monday noon. According to the Becker County Sheriff's Department, the unnamed man and woman struck the deer on Becker County 39, about two miles north of Highway 34...
August 1, 2011 - 3:22pm
July 3, 2011
Perham sisters, father survive cancer together
Lisa Dahl flipped through her old appointment book, filled with color coded icons and names of friends and family members scribbled inside each...
July 3, 2011 - 4:47pm
July 2, 2011
A curious route: 20-mile stretch of western Minnesota highway offers a mix of mystery, geologic transitions
July 2, 2011 - 3:50pm
May 29, 2011
BURIED BY WATER: Devils Lake swallows cemeteries, tradition
CHURCHS FERRY, N.D. -- For the past 25 years, Sylvia Helgeseth has placed flowers at the gravesite of her first husband - and for many years...
May 29, 2011 - 11:24am
Rep. Howes fears lack of action could kill children
ST. PAUL -- Rep. Larry Howes was furious as seconds ticked away toward the 2011 Minnesota Legislature's adjournment deadline. While the Walker Republican's colleagues in the House debated tiny details of a bill funding outdoors and arts programs, senators were not even meeting.
May 29, 2011 - 11:01am
December 1, 2010
93-year-old driver gets warning from judge; ND woman avoids jail time
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. - Faith Mitzel was not sentenced to jail time Tuesday, but Judge Donovan Foughty warned the 93-year-old known for her role...
December 1, 2010 - 12:30pm
Defeated ND congressman was earmark king
For Earl Pomeroy, the proof is in the pork. North Dakota's Democratic congressman says the distinction of securing the most earmark dollars of any U.S. House member shows he's had victories in fighting for the state's interests and priorities. For the 2010 fiscal year, Pomeroy brought...
December 1, 2010 - 12:28pm
October 29, 2010
Spur of the moment: N.D. cowboy fends off muggers with a kick
COOPERSTOWN, N.D. -- Dallas Schmidt got quite a kick out of earning his first Top Ten finish in National Reining Horse Association competition...
October 29, 2010 - 8:25am
September 23, 2010
Police: Husband brandished samurai sword in Fargo domestic dispute
After kicking in the door at his wife's house, a jilted husband with a katana in hand had a message for the new boyfriend: "I could cut through you like butter." That's what police allege Khna Chroeung said to the boyfriend while pointing a samurai sword at him on Saturday, allegations...
September 23, 2010 - 10:14am
Fargo woman brutally assaulted, no clear motive for incident
FARGO - 27-year old Lindsay Samek was trying to play it safe walking home from a bar instead of getting in the car with someone who had a few...
September 23, 2010 - 9:59am
September 22, 2010
Surveyor faces theft of trade secrets, data charges
A well-known Park Rapids surveyor faces felony theft charges in a case that has elements of competitive espionage to it. Thomas Michael Miller, 64, has been charged with downloading the database of Arro Land Surveyors, LLC, his former employer, and taking it, a client list and other...
news / crime
September 22, 2010 - 10:42am
State says Duluth man cashed $800,000 in erroneous checks
A Duluth businessman is accused of cashing two checks totaling almost $800,000 and spending the money erroneously refunded to him by the Minnesota Department of Revenue. Kevin Charles Owens, 50, of 1919 Minnesota Ave., is charged with four felonies -- theft, failure to pay over state...
news / crime
September 22, 2010 - 10:36am
September 20, 2010
Missing dentist found hurt near Huntersville
A missing dentist from Andover, Minn. was found in a wooded area with a head injury, the Wadena County Sheriff's Department reported. Around 3:50 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13, authorities were alerted that Thomas John Knox, 56, did not show up for work that morning and had been in Wadena...
news / accidents
September 20, 2010 - 9:25am