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Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Galloping grass fire challenges three departments
Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13
EDA approves additional loan for Armory Square
Motorcycle visibility hinges on numerous blind spots
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
MICHAEL "MIKE" WAGNER
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
January 15, 2013
Highway 71 collision leaves driver hospitalized
A Chevrolet Z71 pick-up was damaged in a collision with a truck and trailer on Highway 71 at approximately 3:45 p.m. Monday, two miles north...
January 15, 2013 - 7:14am
January 14, 2013
Driver of rolled car that killed three family members improving
CASS LAKE - The Mississippi driver who survived a highway crash that killed his wife and two young children is improving at a Minnesota hospital. Twenty-eight-year-old Jeremiah Statham, of Foxworth, Miss., is hospitalized in Duluth. Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center spokeswoman...
January 14, 2013 - 3:14pm
Woman, two children killed in Highway 2 rollover crash near Cass Lake
A 27-year-old Mississippi woman and two children, ages 1 and 3, were killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash Saturday on U.S. Highway 2 near Cass Lake, Minn. The woman's 28-year-old husband, the driver of the Dodge Dakota pickup, was reported in critical condition at a Duluth hospital,...
January 14, 2013 - 7:48am
January 8, 2013
Erhard driver hurt when pickup pulling livestock trailer crashes
ERHARD, Minn. - The driver of a pickup truck pulling a livestock trailer was hurt when the vehicle jackknifed while going down a hill, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reported. The accident happened at about 9:49 p.m. Sunday on 170th Avenue half a mile north of County Highway...
January 8, 2013 - 11:31am
Farmer pinned between truck and tractor
ERHARD, Minn. - A 32-year-old man was injured on his farm just west of here after being pinned between a tractor and a pickup truck last Thursday. According to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, Travis Tollerud was working on his farm at the 37000 block of...
January 8, 2013 - 6:38am
January 5, 2013
Hubbard County suffers only one fatal crash for 2012
Hubbard County bucked a statewide trend of vehicular fatalities in 2012, with fewer deaths than the year before. Only one person died as the result of a traffic death in 2012; the year before, four died on Hubbard County roads. But statewide it was a different story. For the first...
January 5, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 2, 2013
Menahga residents recovering from crash
It has been almost four months since the accident on the outskirts of Menahga, yet the memories of the incident are still very present. It was Sept. 4 and Damien Longhi was off to his first day of school at Menahga High School. He was carpooling with his cousin, Mike Bierdemann,...
news / local
January 2, 2013 - 1:00pm
5 hurt, 3 critically, in Lake of the Woods ice house blast
Five people were injured Sunday morning in an apparent propane explosion in an ice fishing house on the shore of Lake of the Woods at Zippel...
outdoors / fishing
January 2, 2013 - 7:40am
December 17, 2012
Charges pending in rollover that injured five Friday
On December 14, 2012 at 0146 a.m., the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office responded to a one vehicle rollover on Hubbard County Road 45. A 2006 Cadillac driven by 25 year old Grant Gustafson of Walker MN was southbound at a high rate of speed when it left the roadway and struck an approach....
December 17, 2012 - 10:49am
December 16, 2012
A Christmas miracle; Part 1: The accident that changed it all
The following is the first part in a series of two articles on Don Hamilton's brush with death and his subsequent recovery, as told by his family...
December 16, 2012 - 9:18am
One lane of Highway 10 briefly closed after accident in Audubon involving two snowplows, a light pole and an electrical line
A westbound lane on Highway 10 in Audubon was closed briefly Saturday afternoon after an accident involving two snowplows, a light pole and an electrical line. A Becker County maintenance truck hit the light pole with a plow wing while removing snow about 4 p.m. The pole, fell,...
December 16, 2012 - 9:14am
December 13, 2012
Minnesota man dies in Chicago hotel shaft fall
A 23-year-old Minnesota man was pronounced dead following a bizarre incident early this morning in Chicago. According to Chicago news sources,...
December 13, 2012 - 2:45pm
Car runs over, injures New York Mills woman
A 77-year-old New York Mills woman suffered injuries to her right leg after she exited her moving vehicle and slipped underneath it. The accident occurred outside of Farmer and Merchant's State Bank on Centennial Drive in NY Mills, on Tuesday, Dec. 4, shortly before noon. According...
December 13, 2012 - 7:13am
December 6, 2012
Roseau man killed in ATV accident
A Roseau, Minn., man was killed Tuesday afternoon in an ATV accident on a town frontage road, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Don Byfuglien, 53, was driving a recreational vehicle along the frontage road of state Highway 11 in Roseau when the ATV hit a 1997 Ford Aspire driven...
December 6, 2012 - 11:29am
December 5, 2012
State Patrol: Morning DWIs, 'We see them all the time'
Early morning drunken driving incidents are not unusual, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. An early morning accident last month in Hubbard...
December 5, 2012 - 1:00pm