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Sheriff's airboat rescues 2 ice fishermen on Height of Land Lake
Ready to turn in his keys: After 20 years, Berenz to retire as Food Pantry director
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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
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
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
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
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
Rita A. Wicker
LuEtta J. Anderson
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
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?
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
Sheriff's airboat rescues 2 ice fishermen on Height of Land Lake
January 16, 2014
Hearing set in minor sex abuse case
A Monday court hearing for the Detroit Lakes man accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl has been rescheduled for Feb. 18. Samuel Charles Baxa, 27, of 525 Washington Ave., Apt. 21, Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with three felony counts of...
January 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
Fargo customers file lawsuit against Target; suit one of many filed in wake of data leak
FARGO – A lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court here seeks class action status and damages from Target Corp. on behalf of what it says could be thousands of North Dakota shoppers whose personal and financial information were stolen by hackers in the retailer’s recent security...
January 16, 2014 - 8:13am
January 15, 2014
Arrest warrant issued for assault of brother
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Ponsford man on the felony charge of third degree assault after he failed to make his first scheduled appearance Monday in Becker County District Court. Robin Dean Heinonen, 44, of 28138 490th Ave., Ponsford, was charged in connection with...
January 15, 2014 - 8:00pm
Hearing held Monday for murder, arson suspect
The Ponsford-area man accused of setting the Dec. 29 house fire that led to the death of his girlfriend appeared in Becker County District Court Monday afternoon. Charles James Jones, 48, has been charged with two counts of second degree murder and one count of first degree arson. He...
January 15, 2014 - 11:00am
Teen says stepmom beat him with broom in Grand Forks child abuse case
A high school sophomore testified Tuesday in a Grand Forks felony trial that his stepmother hit him with a broom last May, leaving welts on his head and red marks on his shoulders. He said she wrongly believed his stepsister’s story that he refused to clean his room as ordered. The...
January 15, 2014 - 8:17am
January 13, 2014
Deer River man sentenced to 26 years for killing girlfriend
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. - A Deer River man was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty Friday to second-degree murder in his girlfriend’s killing. Eugene Nason, 50, pleaded guilty in Itasca County District Court. The court imposed a sentence, consistent with the Minnesota sentencing...
January 13, 2014 - 8:45am
January 12, 2014
Minnesota sues Edina debt firm over interest charges
For Jennifer Dahlke of Minneapolis, what started out as $2,073 worth of overdraft-related debt turned into a $4,312 nightmare that wouldn’t go away. On Wednesday, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed suit against Bradstreet and Associates, an Edina-based debt collection...
January 12, 2014 - 3:00pm
January 10, 2014
Apple did not violate Google patent, says U.S. Appeals Court
WASHINGTON - Apple Inc does not use patented technology owned by Google unit Motorola Mobility in making its iPhones, an appeals court said on...
January 10, 2014 - 12:30pm
January 7, 2014
Suspect to plead guilty in Montevideo weapons case
MINNEAPOLIS -- With his trial less than a week away, accused bomb-maker Buford "Bucky" Rogers has apparently reached a deal with federal prosecutors and will plead guilty. A change-of-plea hearing has been set for Friday, but the case docket doesn't say what he'll plead guilty...
January 7, 2014 - 9:15pm
United Arab Emirates to release Minnesota man jailed for video
WOODBURY, Minn. -- A former Woodbury man who was jailed overseas for posting a comedic YouTube video will be released this week, U.S. officials said Tuesday. Shezanne “Shez” Cassim’s parody, “Ultimate Combat System: Deadly Satwa Gs,” landed him in a maximum security prison...
January 7, 2014 - 8:52pm
January 3, 2014
Police forward case on reporter to prosecutors
Moorhead police have forwarded the case of a Valley News Live reporter, who entered three area elementary schools without permission last month, to county prosecutors to decide whether to file a criminal charge. On Dec. 11, reporter Mellaney Moore wore a hidden camera as she walked...
January 3, 2014 - 2:11pm
January 2, 2014
Former principal in Warren, Minn., accused of assault
The former principal and athletic director at Warren-Alvarado-Oslo High School in Warren, Minn., appeared in court this week on four felony counts...
January 2, 2014 - 9:00am
December 31, 2013
Update: Murder charges filed in Ponsford death
A Ponsford man has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of first-degree arson in the death of a woman who lived...
December 31, 2013 - 5:08pm
December 27, 2013
Man who recorded girl changing clothes gets prison time
HIBBING, Minn. – A Chisholm man who admitted recording an underage girl changing clothes and posting images and video on a pornographic website will serve at least eight months in prison. Derrick Allen Mart, 24, also will be on probation for seven years, and any violations of...
December 27, 2013 - 8:30am
Morris principal facing criminal sexual conduct charges
MORRIS – Morris Area High School Principal Craig Peterson has been charged with four felony counts of criminal sexual conduct after allegedly...
December 27, 2013 - 8:15am