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Teardrop camper builders comfortable with cozy camping
Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers 41st Annual Show draws over 3,000
Architectural firm discusses building repairs with Menahga School Board
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Updated: Autopsy shows homicidal violence cause of Minnesota girl's death
Panthers edge Aitkin in season debut
Rasmussen, Etter sparked Midway's offense
Fisher defends Club Championship
Schroeder captures Club Championship
Grossinger repeats as triathlon champ
JoAnn Elavsky Whitaker
Delbert G. Smith
Gary L. Bohall
Fern Marie Crocker
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
Forestedge Art Fair pleases the eye and palate
Local youth get creative at Youth Music & Art Showcase
2nd Street Stage concludes Aug. 25 with ‘Circle of Heat’
‘Upper Mississippians’ performing at Aug. 25 Noon Hour Concert
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning programming resumes Sept. 6
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Commentary: Slow down and take a deep breath
Letter: Take time to read Menahga school report
Permanent home needed for future Olympics
Editorial: Support exists here for law enforcement
Letter: Data requests are a legal right to know
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Local students spent a week at Camp RYLA
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
October 8, 2015
Duluth doctor who stalked Detroit Lakes boyfriend put on probation
A Duluth doctor whose license has been suspended has been put on probation and will spend just days in jail for stalking a former boyfriend from Detroit Lakes and for being caught with dozens of prescription pain pills when he was booked into the Becker County Jail. Daniel...
October 8, 2015 - 8:20am
October 7, 2015
Arrest of Minnesota man in underage sex sting, leads to chilling discovery in his vehicle
- A Maple Grove man is accused of responding to a 16-year-old girl’s online ad offering to exchange sex for money.Corwin Thomas Moose, 43, was charged last week in Washington County with two counts of prostitution of a minor. He is scheduled to appear in court Oct. 15 in Stillwater. The...
October 7, 2015 - 10:07am
October 2, 2015
Two flee police, leave behind 98 grams meth
A man and a woman are accused of fleeing police at the Detroit Lakes Walmart and leaving their car at Long Lake Park with nearly a quarter-pound of methamphetamines inside. James Matthew Longfield, 30, of Mahnomen and Mariah Jean Giard, 24, of Naytahwaush are both charged...
October 2, 2015 - 8:14am
October 1, 2015
Alexandria woman faces murder charge
An Alexandria woman is charged with third degree murder and bringing contraband -- methamphetamine -- into a prison. Authorities allege that Melissa Rae Guillette gave gelatin capsules filled with meth to an inmate, a friend she was visiting at the Minnesota Correctional...
October 1, 2015 - 8:52am
Women who allegedly robbed Grand Forks bank still at large
` Police are searching for a woman in connection with a Wednesday robbery at Bremer Bank here. At about 1:30 p.m., the woman allegedly displayed a weapon in the lobby of the bank at 921 N. Washington St. and demanded money, Grand Forks Police Lt. Derik Zimmel said....
October 1, 2015 - 8:30am
September 30, 2015
'It doesn't just happen to everybody else'
By Amy Chaffins/Alexandria Echo Press It was a typical September morning five years ago. Lucille Vogt, 77, of Leaf Valley was on...
September 30, 2015 - 9:24am
Man hit, killed another with vehicle, told passengers to pretend it didn't happen, police say
A 43-year-old Bagley man faces a vehicular homicide charge on claims he struck another man with a sport utility vehicle and told his passengers to pretend they didn’t see anything early on Sunday morning. Elmer William Thompson appeared Tuesday in Clearwater County...
September 30, 2015 - 9:04am
September 28, 2015
Fargo police shoot car theft suspect
A Fargo police officer shot a 31-year-old suspect in a car theft Monday morning after police say he pointed a weapon at the officer that turned out to be a BB gun. The man shot by police shortly after 3 a.m. was taken to Essentia Hospital, David Todd, Fargo's interim police...
September 28, 2015 - 8:48am
September 24, 2015
DNA from cigarette butt snares man
Jason Duane Lampl, 24, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony second-degree burglary. According to court records, in June of 2014 he burglarized a cabin on South Dinner Lake Loop, Park Rapids. The well pump and tank were removed from inside the...
September 24, 2015 - 8:18am
WF woman found passed out in car in middlle of intersection with heroin needle stuck in arm
An arrest warrant has been issued for a West Fargo woman on heroin possession charges after she and a man driving her were both found passed out in a car that was stopped in the middle of a Fargo intersection, according to prosecutors. Court documents filed in Cass County District...
September 24, 2015 - 8:04am
September 16, 2015
Ex-mayor charged with stealing from baseball team
St. CLOUD — The former mayor of Richmond in central Minnesota is accused of stealing money from the amateur baseball team that he used to manage. Scott Kron, 43, is charged in Stearns County District Court with three felonies and one gross misdemeanor. A court complaint...
September 16, 2015 - 9:58am
Minn. woman pleads guilty to sending nude photos of 6-year-old daughter to arouse 'friend'
SLAYTON, Minn. – A 25-year-old Slayton woman who sent cellphone photographs of her 6-year-old daughter to a "friend" to try to sexually arouse him will apparently be able to stay out of prison and keep her children if she follows probationary guidelines. Tyna Rae Patch,...
September 16, 2015 - 9:40am
September 15, 2015
Bemidji woman gets 10-years probation in fatal hypothermia case involving 6-year-old cousin
A Bemidji woman who last month pleaded guilty to a second-degree manslaughter charge after her 6-year-old cousin she was supposed to be babysitting wandered out into 25-below February weather in Bemidji, for the moment, has avoided jail time. Rachel Downer, 23, used her hands...
September 15, 2015 - 11:37am
Allegedly shot by landlord, Perham man told fiance 'I’m already dead. Run.'
With a notarized eviction notice on his front door, Mike Marcell Jr. walked the 20 yards to his landlord’s home on the morning of Sept. 4...
September 15, 2015 - 11:31am
September 14, 2015
Two found dead in rural Brandon home have been identified
Authorities have released more details about a Saturday evening shooting that left two men dead in a rural Brandon home Saturday. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) received a 9-1-1 call at 5:49 p.m. about two males in a residence that were injured and not breathing. Deputies...
September 14, 2015 - 8:49am