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Dorset Cafe is for sale but still open
Crazy Quilters pass quilting tradition on to Century School fourth and fifth graders
Library gets ‘playful’ makeover to engage young minds
Man gets 60 days for ‘medicinal’ marijuana possession
LWV to present info session on rural water
Panthers lived up to high expectations
Panthers look to develop into conference, section contenders
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
DONNA MAE JOHNSON
CHARLES "CHUCK" LONG
MARY AUDREY FREEMAN
CHARLES "CHARLIE" HASBARGEN
HERSHEL L. KOENIG
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
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
Put a rink on it: West Fargo couple has curling-themed wedding
February 6, 2013
Worker burned seriously at East Grand Forks Crystal plant
A worker was seriously injured last week in an accident in the American Crystal Sugar Co. factory in East Grand Forks, but officials of two companies involved are saying little about it. Jeff Schweitzer, spokesman for American Crystal based in Moorhead, said because the man is an...
February 6, 2013 - 8:14am
February 5, 2013
Oversized load hits bridge and falls on car, killing driver in west-central Minnesota
MILAN, Minn. -- A Granite Falls, Minn., man was killed early Monday morning when a truck carrying an oversized load struck an overhead railroad bridge, causing the load to smash into the man's car. George J. Piasecki, 61, was killed when the load came off a semitrailer on Minnesota...
February 5, 2013 - 7:19am
February 2, 2013
Man dies after drilling rig accident near Watford City, ND
WATFORD CITY, N.D. - The Occupational Health and Safety Administration is investigating the death of an oilfield worker who was injured while working on a rig north of Watford City. Preliminary information indicates that the 22-year-old man was crushed by a set of power tongs on...
February 2, 2013 - 10:53am
January 31, 2013
Kelliher man dies in multi-vehicle crash near Blackduck
BLACKDUCK - A 41-year-old Kelliher man died after a Wednesday morning crash near here. Chanin Johnson was following a snowplow Highway 72, about seven miles north of Blackduck, in a 2002 Chevrolet pickup, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The State Patrol said Johnson lost...
January 31, 2013 - 1:51pm
Moorhead man forcibly pulled from railroad tracks faces possible civil commitment
MOORHEAD - Mark Flowers was mere seconds from being ripped in two. The 57-year-old Moorhead man was lying face down across the railroad tracks downtown here between Center and Main avenues on a Wednesday afternoon last week as a locomotive rumbled toward him at full speed. Police...
January 31, 2013 - 7:13am
January 28, 2013
Family, friends remember fishing guide who died after falling through Lake Superior ice
One day after losing her husband to a Lake Superior ice fishing accident, Hannah Stonehouse Hudson took small solace in what she considers one...
January 28, 2013 - 8:13am
January 24, 2013
Former Spicer, Minn., man dies in scuba diving accident
SPICER -- Dr. Paul Latham II, of Lee, N.H., and formerly of Spicer, died earlier this month in a scuba-diving accident in Bermuda. Latham, 55, is the son of Allen and Martha Latham, who own the historic Spicer Castle Bed and Breakfast on Green Lake near Spicer. According to an obituary...
January 24, 2013 - 8:14am
January 21, 2013
Autopsy: 61-year-old found in Mahnomen storage shed died of hypothermia
MAHNOMEN, Minn. - Authorities say a 61-year-old man found unresponsive in a storage building this weekend died from exposure to frigid temperatures. The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at 10:44 a.m.
January 21, 2013 - 2:49pm
Minnesota man dies in accident at hydraulic fracturing site
A Duluth, Minn., man who died in an accident at a hydraulic fracturing site Saturday north of Watford City, N.D., was a family man and Air Force veteran who was proud of the work he was doing in North Dakota, his family said Sunday. Mike Krajewski, 49, a father of three, died in...
January 21, 2013 - 7:26am
January 19, 2013
Brother, sister rescue sibling from lake
Mark Harmon admitted that New Year's Day call to wife Kim was one of the hardest of his life. He and his father had taken Mark's three kids...
outdoors / fishing
January 19, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 17, 2013
Crookston woman protects children as she is hit by a vehicle at school
A Crookston woman held her infant son in her arms and pushed her 6-year-old daughter out of the way as she was struck by a vehicle in a parking lot of a Crookston school Wednesday. Nykisha Mariscal, 35, rolled across the top of the hood of the vehicle and fell to the ground, all...
January 17, 2013 - 11:07am
Fargo newlyweds fight to save husband's arm after auger accident
FARGO - Just six months into their marriage, Kyle and Amy Strom have a fight on their hands to save Kyle's right arm. The longtime sweethearts...
January 17, 2013 - 7:37am
January 16, 2013
Several hurt in area auto accidents around Becker County
Several people have been injured in auto accidents in the area over the past few days. One person was seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision on Richwood Road near Bakke Lutheran Church on Tuesday afternoon. A passenger in one of the vehicles, Amber Bevins, 28, of Bemidji was...
January 16, 2013 - 5:55pm
No injuries when semi fishtails, loses load of lumber near PR
A semi that lost its load on Hubbard County Road 4 Wednesday morning slowed traffic on the major highway but there were no injuries. A deputy...
January 16, 2013 - 12:00pm
Bertha man involved in Highway 71 crash identified
Two southbound vehicles collided Monday afternoon seven miles south of Wadena on Highway 71. According to information from the Minnesota State...
January 16, 2013 - 7:18am