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Donna Anderson earns U of M Extension's Distinguished Staff Award for Nutrition Educator
Food shelf upgrades services with new freezer
Parks Board seeks to raise $25,000 for construction of Pioneer Park bathrooms
Veteran creates yard display as Memorial Day tribute
DNR drops trees in Straight River for trout habitat
Panthers open section baseball playoffs by hosting Bagley
Senior athletes honored at All Sports Banquet
Panthers capture Northern Pines Conference golf titles
Golfers get tune-up for 8AA North meet
Panthers suffer first loss of season
Jean Marilyn Martin
Joseph J. Charmoli
Clarence "Bob" Kastama
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Letter to the editor: Thank you for supporting All Veterans Memorial
Guest Editorial: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Commentary: Never be fooled or lied to
Letter to the Editor: Increased warming unsettled science
Commentary: Everybody needs a bud
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
July 2, 2015
Celebrate Independence Day by staying out of jail
ST. PAUL – As Minnesotans head to the lake or just kick back at home for the long three day weekend, the Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety (DPS/OTS) reminds motorists to travel safely. Recent fatal crashes have pushed the preliminary number of traffic...
July 2, 2015 - 9:07am
June 3, 2015
Man found guilty of drunk Zamboni driving
A man has been sentenced to 19 days in jail by a municipal court judge for driving a Zamboni while drunk during a high school hockey game on New Year's Eve. Steven James Anderson faced a Class B misdemeanor driving under the influence charge after witnesses reported Anderson was...
June 3, 2015 - 8:27am
February 5, 2015
Gilbert man wins Super Bowl DWI distinction for being drunkest driver
VIRGINIA, Minn. - Authorities say a Gilbert man earned the distinction as the drunkest driver caught on Minnesota roadways on Super Bowl Sunday. David Keith Besemann, 37, allegedly registered a 0.33 percent blood-alcohol content — more than four times the legal limit — when...
February 5, 2015 - 8:34am
February 3, 2015
Zamboni driver's blood-alcohol level was over three times legal limit
By Archie Ingersoll / The Forum A 27-year-old man accused of driving a Zamboni while drunk at a high school hockey game had a blood-alcohol level of over three times the legal limit, police said. A preliminary breath test showed that Steven James Anderson had a blood-alcohol...
February 3, 2015 - 8:03am
January 31, 2015
Fargo Zamboni driver arrested on suspicion of DUI when game spectators report erratic ice-cleaning
RGO – The man who was arrested here Friday night on suspicion of driving a Zamboni while drunk during a high school hockey game was also arrested a month ago for drunk driving. Steven James Anderson, 27, was arrested during the Davies and Williston girls game...
January 31, 2015 - 3:22pm
January 20, 2015
Fergus Falls man cited for DWI after driving into lake
One man was arrested for drunken driving after driving into Otter Tail Lake on Saturday night. According to police, about 9 p.m. Saturday, Fergus Falls resident Taylor Ray Perala drove into open water on Otter Tail Lake, about 20 miles north and east of Fergus. Perala...
January 20, 2015 - 11:33am
January 6, 2015
Minnesota man with 27 drunken driving-related convictions released from prison after serving five years
A Bayport man convicted in 27 drunken driving-related cases in Minnesota has been released to residential placement in Clay County. Danny Lee Bettcher, 61, was released Dec. 29 after serving about five years in prison for his latest drunken driving-related conviction, said...
January 6, 2015 - 8:27am
November 19, 2014
Drunken driving arrest a wake up call for Park Rapids man
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org Nathan Placentia remembers the bravado feeling, thinking he could keep up, shot for shot,...
November 19, 2014 - 11:01am
October 30, 2014
Boo! The cops will be out in full force Halloween
Law enforcement officers in the 25 counties with the highest numbers of traffic deaths and serious injuries tied to alcohol will try to keep scary fun from turning deadly this Halloween. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety is coordinating increased...
October 30, 2014 - 3:06pm
June 5, 2014
Glyndon drunken driving suspect had Jell-O shots in pockets, police say
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A Glyndon woman is charged with drunken driving after police pulled her over for swerving and found Jell-O shots in her pockets, authorities said. Cathy Sanchez, 28, was charged Monday in Clay County District Court with two counts of first-degree driving...
June 5, 2014 - 9:11am
May 28, 2014
WDAY-TV reporter arrested for suspected drunken driving
LAKE PARK, Minn. – A WDAY-TV news reporter was arrested near here Monday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow said Kiersten “Kay” Cooley, 25, was arrested about 5:30 p.m. headed westbound on U.S. Highway 10 near mile...
May 28, 2014 - 8:26am
January 31, 2014
Bemidji woman gets prison time in death of Proctor woman
BY Sarah smith email@example.com A sobbing Bemidji woman was sentenced to 58 months in prison for the death of a female motorcyclist and the serious injury to her husband after she’d spent the night drinking. Victoria Whitefeather,...
January 31, 2014 - 2:58pm
July 17, 2012
West Fargo man with 14th DUI arrest called 'a menace to society'
FARGO - Bail was set at $15,000 Monday for a West Fargo man accused of what prosecutors say is his 14th DUI offense. Kevin Tegtmeier, 60, was...
July 17, 2012 - 7:41am
July 8, 2012
West Fargo family dies in crash caused by impaired driver, who also dies
JAMESTOWN, N.D. - As Shar Berns' husband looked her in the eyes and told her that her best friend, a woman she had come to love in the past eight...
July 8, 2012 - 11:09am