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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
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
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
August 28, 2010
A LONG HOT SUMMER: AGGRAVATION AND ALCOHOL, 4 mothers arrested drunk with kids riding
" I hope it's a coincidence and not a trend," said Hubbard County Attorney Don Dearstyne. "If it's a trend it's alarming," said Hubbard County...
August 28, 2010 - 1:00pm
August 4, 2010
Intoxilyzer will be retired
The beleaguered Intoxilyzer machine, under constant legal attack for nearly five years, is being mothballed statewide for use in drunken driving arrests. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension announced Monday it has entered into a contract to purchase a new fleet of breath-testing...
August 4, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 29, 2010
Woman arrested for DWI told police she was on her way to work at Woodbury school
WOODBURY, Minn. - A woman arrested last week in St. Paul on suspicion of driving while intoxicated told State Patrol officers she was on her way to work at a school in Woodbury. Sarah S. Bjerke was stopped by an officer just before 10:30 a.m. July 22 while she was near Interstate...
July 29, 2010 - 3:32pm
July 21, 2010
St. Paul man arrested while naked after chase appears in court
A man who fled from an attempted traffic stop and eluded authorities on foot for several hours but was later found naked and covered in cuts, bug bites and a dog bite appeared Monday in Washington County District Court. David P. Delmore, 25, of North St. Paul, is charged with obstructing...
July 21, 2010 - 7:42am
July 14, 2010
Ponsford man gets 79 months for 'tale of tragedy' DWI
A Ponsford man was sentenced to 79 months in prison for his 12th DWI conviction. "This is a tale of tragedy," Judge Robert Tiffany told William Lawrence Butcher, 48. "Thankfully you did not kill yourself or your passenger on the roadways." Tiffany reminded Butcher that DWI laws...
July 14, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 6, 2010
Morris nurse arraigned after alcohol-related hit-and-run with Park Rapids city council member
A Morris nurse was arraigned on four charges after she allegedly rear-ended a Park Rapids city councilor while under the influence with two children...
July 6, 2010 - 2:29pm
Man arraigned in Hubbard County weekend traffic fatality
A former Grand Rapids man was arraigned Tuesday on five charges in connection with a weekend rollover that caused the death of his passenger. Jesse...
July 6, 2010 - 2:10pm
June 23, 2010
Nevis woman gets 90 days in alcohol-related crash that disabled best friend
A Nevis woman will spend 90 days in jail this fall for the February drunken driving accident that seriously injured her best friend. Angela Michelle Colburn, 27, was sentenced Monday in Hubbard County District Court. She will be on supervised probation for three years. She must...
June 23, 2010 - 1:00pm
June 5, 2010
NDSU foundation exec pleads guilty to DUI
The chief fundraiser for North Dakota State University has pleaded guilty to drunken driving. Jim Miller, executive director of the NDSU Development Foundation, received a 30-day suspended jail sentence in Fargo Municipal Court. Miller also was ordered to pay a $500 fine, undergo...
June 5, 2010 - 6:49am
May 26, 2010
Nevis woman enters guilty plea in winter drunken driving crash
A Nevis woman entered into a plea deal Wednesday in a February accident that severely injured her best friend while the women were drinking....
May 26, 2010 - 3:09pm
Park Rapids woman gets three years in head-on crash
A Park Rapids woman who injured another Park Rapids woman and her daughter last summer in a head-on collision on Highway 34 was sentenced to 36 months in prison Monday. Brenda Lee Olson, 42, must spend at least two-thirds of that time behind bars. If she earns good time, she may...
May 26, 2010 - 1:00pm
Oak Grove fatal crash driver sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison
DULUTH - A man with three DWI convictions was sentenced to double the guideline prison sentence in Itasca County on Monday for a crash that killed a passenger last year. Michael Patrick Skubitz, 28, of Oak Grove, Minn., was sentenced to nine years and eight months in prison, ordered...
May 26, 2010 - 7:31am
February 21, 2010
DWI snowmobile crash north of Grand Forks injures two
A Fargo man was arrested on suspicion of driving a snowmobile while intoxicated after striking a man in the parking lot of a Manvel, N.D., hockey arena Saturday afternoon. Daniel Halcrow, 25, was operating a snowmobile that hit John Kinney, 44, of Manvel, and pinned him against his...
February 21, 2010 - 12:28pm
February 6, 2010
NDSU foundation director arrested for drunken driving
The executive director of North Dakota State University's fundraising operation was arrested early Friday on suspicion of drunken driving. Jim Miller, 61, was stopped by Fargo police at 12:04 a.m. at Fourth Avenue and 10th Street North, police said. Miller was westbound on Second...
February 6, 2010 - 9:25am
January 27, 2010
Driver who hit Fargo cop in snowstorm: 'I was nowhere near drunk'
The driver arrested for DUI after rear-ending a Fargo police cruiser during Monday's blizzard said Tuesday that he wasn't drunk and didn't have time to react because of where the officer parked his squad car. Jacob Daniel Rheault, 26, was arrested on suspicion of DUI and cited for...
January 27, 2010 - 6:58am