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Wellness Expo: good health
Half percent sales tax increase approved
Two injured in Highway 371 crash Tuesday
Marijuana wax receiving increased attention from law enforcement
Marijuana wax fire kills 85-year-old Stearns County woman
Panthers pinned way to historic season
Minnesota United is named a member of Major League Soccer
Lack of scoring led to 6-17-1 record
Former Panthers playing hockey at Division III level
Larry Fitzgerald says Adrian Peterson would be 'game-changer' with Cardinals
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
EVELYN J. LARSEN
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
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
Local singer re-enacts music, history of early 1800s
A great night at the theater
Governor wants to put more money into Minnesota state parks
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
February 8, 2013
Stolen guns, drugs found in Osakis bust
Stolen guns and marijuana were turned up in a drug bust in Osakis on January 28. According to the West Central Narcotics Task Force, a search warrant was issued at 11 West Main Street in Osakis, where officers recovered two stolen guns, marijuana, scales, packaging supplies and $2,310...
February 8, 2013 - 8:15am
January 24, 2013
Former Bemidji teacher arraigned on sex charges
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Two days before the first of three victims of alleged sexual abuse at Central Elementary School in Bemidji came forward, John...
January 24, 2013 - 7:50am
January 22, 2013
29-year-old causes disturbance at Fargo Hooter's, arrested after he flees, kicks out police car window
FARGO - Police say a 29-year-old man who was causing a disturbance Monday night at Hooters restaurant in south Fargo fled the scene when officers arrived and kicked out a window of a police car when he was later arrested in north Fargo. Officers were called at 8:53 p.m. to the restaurant...
January 22, 2013 - 3:38pm
January 8, 2013
Clay sheriff tackles armed suspect linked to robberies at bank, Stop-N-Go
MOORHEAD - When Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist saw the suspected bank robber running toward him, the man spotted him at the same moment and...
January 8, 2013 - 6:27pm
Eight arrested in Dickinson prostitution sting
DICKINSON, N.D. - Eight people were arrested over the weekend after a bust of what the Police Department is calling a prostitution ring. Bradley Gingell, Josue Gomez, Jose Montano and Mark Twogood, all of Dickinson, were arrested, along with Bradley Balerud and Brian R. Gebeke, both...
January 8, 2013 - 6:35am
January 3, 2013
Shooter's parents get custody of girl orphaned in Amor murder-suicide
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - A bitter custody battle between the families of a teenage boy and the girlfriend he killed in a murder-suicide, orphaning...
January 3, 2013 - 7:10am
January 2, 2013
Detroit Lakes officer charged with gun crime by Hubbard County prosecutors
A former Detroit Lakes police officer has been charged with a gun crime. Mathew Brun, 33, has been charged with reckless discharge of a firearm, a gross misdemeanor. Brun resigned from the police department Dec. 20, prior to the gun charge being filed by the Hubbard County Attorney's...
news / region
January 2, 2013 - 1:00pm
Fargo broker accused of stealing $250,000 from couple
FARGO - A Fargo investment broker who received a cease-and-desist order last June for allegedly defrauding a client is now accused of bilking a married couple out of more than $250,000. Two counts of Class B felony theft were filed against Robert Henry Medhus on Friday in Cass County...
January 2, 2013 - 7:44am
December 29, 2012
More charged in drug ring blamed in Park Rapids teen's death
For the first time, federal prosecutors have charged people outside the Grand Forks area in the synthetic drug conspiracy blamed in the deaths of two teenagers, including one from Park Rapids, and for sending others to the hospital this summer. In a grand jury indictment revealed...
region / news
December 29, 2012 - 11:00am
December 26, 2012
Walker man charged with Criminal Vehicular Homicide in crash
A Walker man will make his next court appearance Dec. 31 on nine charges arising from a rollover that injured him and four passengers. Grant James Gustafson, 25, is charged with eight counts of Criminal Vehicular Homicide or Operation in the Dec. 14 crash on Hubbard County 45 at...
December 26, 2012 - 1:00pm
Native Mob member pleads guilty to murder
A Native Mob member pleaded guilty Friday to killing a fellow gang member, bringing to 20 the number of defendants convicted in a violent regional network. Shaun Michael Martinez, also known as Tinez, agreed to a plea arrangement with prosecutors to a term of 43 years, although...
region / news
December 26, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 12, 2012
Defense attorney seeks suppression of damaging statements mother made to cops about abused child
The public defender for a St. Paul Park woman charged with child abuse said in court Monday she would seek to suppress several statements her...
December 12, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 7, 2012
Zim man charged with 3 felonies in sledgehammer attack
A Zim man who allegedly attacked a Gilbert man with a sledgehammer is charged with three felonies. Justin Kenneth Rae, 21, is charged with first-degree assault-great bodily harm, second-degree assault and first-degree burglary. According to the criminal complaint: Officers responded...
December 7, 2012 - 9:13am
Colorado man rescued from Red River after fleeing traffic stop
MOORHEAD - Police say a man who fled a traffic stop in Moorhead early today ended up crashing his car in downtown Fargo and fleeing on foot onto the partially frozen Red River. The man broke through the ice, and officers used floating rescue ropes to pull him from the icy river after...
December 7, 2012 - 9:11am
December 6, 2012
Man accused of stealing from Wal-Mart by using tinfoil-lined backpack
DILWORTH - Police arrested a man here after they say he used a backpack lined with tinfoil to bypass a store's security equipment and steal over $100 in merchandise, according to a WDAY news report. Police say Antonio Ramirez, 21, stole $133 in items from Wal-Mart here. Ramirez faces...
December 6, 2012 - 8:24am