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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 5, 2015
“Life-threatening” conditions, dangerous wind chills descend on region
Park Rapids is curently at 20 below zero as sub-freezing temperatures descend on the region. Frigid temperatures and winds will create “life-threatening” conditions in the Red River Valley region through noon on Monday, the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks...
news / local
January 5, 2015 - 9:14am
November 30, 2014
Weather Alerts: Wind Chill Advisory
Wind Chill Advisory has been issued through Noon Monday. Very cold air will settle into the region Sunday evening through Monday. Temperatures...
November 30, 2014 - 2:47pm
November 14, 2014
Deep Freeze Across the Nation
The arctic airmass that brought very cold temperatures earlier in the week remains in place across much of the United States. Cities in Wyoming...
November 14, 2014 - 1:59pm
March 1, 2014
Editorial This is certainly a winter of bad weather
You have been wondering and asking: How bad is this winter of 2013-14? A new winter misery index answers that this winter in the Midwest and East is one of the harshest winters of our lifetime, according to an Associated Press report. And it does not appear to be ending anytime...
opinion / editorials
March 1, 2014 - 11:23am
February 27, 2014
Girl, 6, found dead In extreme cold In Bemidji
Authorities said a 6-year-old girl died Thursday morning after being exposed to frigid elements in Bemidji. Police in Bemidji were called...
news / region
February 27, 2014 - 11:52am
January 8, 2014
Editorial: It’s cold, but what else is new?
Ed McMahon used to ask late-night television host Johnny Carson, “How cold is it?” The gag was anticipated whenever the weather in Southern California was, by California standards, cold. “It’s so cold,” Johnny would respond, “that …” and then came the punch line. So,...
opinion / editorials
January 8, 2014 - 11:44am
Area to see relief from deep freeze
BY Staff reporters FORUM NEWS SERVICE Meteorologists say that what they call a “polar vortex,” and the rest of us call bitterly cold...
news / region
January 8, 2014 - 11:34am
December 30, 2009
Woman's body found by snowplow driver in Murray County after she abandoned stalled vehicle
SLAYTON -- A woman's body was discovered by a snowplow driver Monday morning, according to a press release from the Murray County Sheriff's Office. The release, issued by Murray County Chief Deputy Randy Donahue, states a deceased female, 69-year-old Loa Jean Jenson of Garvin, was...
December 30, 2009 - 7:45am
Cold weather brings health, safety risks
WILLMAR -- By the time winter is over, local emergency medical workers figure they'll have treated at least a few cases of hypothermia, broken...
December 30, 2009 - 7:43am