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Home destroyed by fire early Monday morning
Nominations sought for 2018 Outstanding Senior
Body of missing northwest Minn. teen found
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
Audit shows lax enforcement on elk, deer farm rules in Minnesota
Rittgers conquers Boston Marathon
1983 football team to join Hall of Fame
Warriors hoping to peak on track at section meet
Veteran lineup returns to lead talented Tigers
Panthers relying on experience
John Mitchel Kyllonen
Charles Alfred Knutson
Marilyn H. Whitchurch
Charlotte L. Robbins
Charlotte L. Robbins
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
Benefactor of Daddy-Daughter Dance delivers $1,000
Drones ahoy! Woman-owned business takes innovative approach
Online purchase scams are the riskiest type of fraud
Citizens National Bank donates to Heartland Homes
Place a Business Announcement
Sculpture entries sought for Red Bridge Park
Energetic woodwind quintet performing March 15
Historical re-enactor brings 'Prohibition in Minnesota' to library
Metallica announces concert dates in region in September
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
Gardening 101: Reading a seed packet
If it's predictable, it's preventable: Wildfire Prevention Week
About Fishing: To CHIRP or not to CHIRP
North Country Trail Column: Multiple rewards of maintaining a trail
Minnesota deer management plan due out this week
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Commentary: We should expand MinnesotaCare so anyone can buy in
Commentary: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Letter to Editor: Kudos to law enforcement
Commentary: Enbridge is pretending fix is in
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
June 12, 2017
The Big Boats on Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI — Boating on the lakes and rivers in Beltrami County goes back well before our recorded history of the area. Anishinaabe people...
June 12, 2017 - 8:59am
April 2, 2016
Man sentenced to 2 years in prison for Devils Lake boat crash that killed 1
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- -District Judge Donovan Foughty quoted an ancient Greek playwright before sentencing a Grand Forks man to spend two years...
April 2, 2016 - 11:45am
September 4, 2013
Boaters died of carbon monoxide poisoning on Lake of the Woods, autopsy says
Two men found dead in a boat on Lake of the Woods died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, according to preliminary autopsy results. The victims were identified by the Lake of the Woods County Sheriff’s Office as Lonnie Ray Norberg, 44, of Champlin, and Jeffrey Edward...
September 4, 2013 - 8:53am
October 3, 2012
Victim from Cormorant Lake boating 'hit and run' speaks out
For the first time, Terry Erickson agreed to go on camera, sharing his story. It's incredible how positive the Erickson family is. Terry, the...
October 3, 2012 - 7:31am
July 30, 2012
Sketch released of boat involved in July 4 hit-and-run on Big Cormorant Lake
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Authorities at the Becker County Sheriff's Office have released a sketch of the boat they believe is responsible for a...
July 30, 2012 - 12:28pm
July 12, 2012
Fargo 18-year-old still in hospital following July 4 boating accident on West McDonald Lake
FARGO - Former Fargo North goaltender Nick Schmit remains hospitalized after being injured in a boating accident on July 4. The family has requested Schmit's condition not be released. The accident happened at 3:50 p.m.
July 12, 2012 - 8:03am
July 10, 2012
Hunt still on for suspects in lake hit-and-run that seriously injured West Fargo man
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Tips are coming in and the hunt is continuing for suspects in a July 4 boat crash on Big Cormorant Lake that left a West...
July 10, 2012 - 7:16am
July 9, 2012
West Fargo family tried to bail out as hit-and-run boater sped towards them on Big Cormorant
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- "What is that boat doing?
July 9, 2012 - 7:57am
July 6, 2012
West Fargo man seriously injured in hit-and-run boating accident on Big Cormorant
Becker County authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying the operator of a boat involved in a hit and run accident that seriously injured a man on Big Cormorant Lake Wednesday evening. Terry Lee Erickson, 39, of West Fargo received "substantial bodily harm," and...
July 6, 2012 - 11:34am
UPDATE: Fargo 18-year-old hurt in boating accident near Perham
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the injured victim in Wednesday's boating accident on West McDonald Lake. Nicholas Robert Schmit, age 18, of Fargo, N.D., was seriously injured after being run over by a boat propeller on the north side of the lake....
July 6, 2012 - 5:33am
July 5, 2012
One seriously hurt in boating accident near Perham
An 18-year-old male is seriously injured after being run over by a boat propeller on West McDonald Lake on July 4. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, the victim was rescued by other occupants of the same boat he had been riding in. They brought him to shore and...
July 5, 2012 - 12:24pm
June 28, 2012
Four saved from boat stuck on top of dam near Perham
PERHAM, Minn. - Four people were rescued from a boat Wednesday night that was stuck atop the dam conjoining Big Pine Lake and the Otter Tail River. James Getzkow, 55, Danielle Getzkow, 18, Beau Hanson, 20, and Linette Payne, 18, were retrieved by Perham Fire Department personnel...
June 28, 2012 - 3:45pm
June 23, 2012
Operation Dry Water targets BUI
Thinking about going out on the boat this weekend and tossing back a six-pack of beer? Better reconsider that. According to a press release...
June 23, 2012 - 1:00pm
June 12, 2012
Woman seriously hurt after being struck by boat on Cotton Lake
A rural Detroit Lakes woman was seriously injured Friday afternoon while boating on Cotton Lake. She fell out of the boat, which then circled around and struck her. Doris Gravelle, 51, was a passenger in a 14-foot Lund with a 15 horsepower motor that was being operated by Joseph...
June 12, 2012 - 7:11am
September 6, 2011
Hancock police chief dies after boat capsizes in Stevens County
MORRIS -- Hancock Police Chief Donald Heikkinen died in a weekend boating accident on Long Lake in Stevens County. Divers recovered his body...
September 6, 2011 - 7:36am