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Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Study reveals local economic impact of arts and culture
The Beehive: Splitting hives and introducing new queens in Kansas
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Local March for Science draws people from all walks of life
Panthers win title at Tianna
Panthers hold off Crookston rally in 6-5 win
Braves fall into tie for first in conference
Panthers pick up win at No. 3 doubles
Warriors look to be competitive in Northern Pines play
Misty Lynn Palodichuk
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Willow Skye Forsberg
Ervin William Hellman, Sr.
Mathilda Ann "Tillie" Brayton
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
Park Rapids students participate in Honor Band festivals
Historical re-enactor commemorating 100th anniversary of World War I
Storytellers invited to enter contest
PRDBA chooses 2nd Street Stage's winning button design
Park Rapids Classic Chorale joining Bemidji Symphony Orchestra's presentation of Handel's 'Messiah'
About Fishing: Time to sow and time to harvest with spring crappie
About Fishing: Picking a fish finder
About Fishing: AIS Prevention 2017 Challenges Facing Hubbard County
About Fishing: Career charter fishermen share opinions on Minnesota fishing
Remaining weeks of ice fishing primetime for catching crappies
Rotary invites award nominations
ENTERPRISE EDITORIAL: Lions International celebrates 100 years serving communities
Letter: Support legislation dealing with protesters
Letter: Commissioners should present insurance plan publicly
Letter: Airstrikes a masterful move
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
December 18, 2013
Beltrami County among most dangerous for drunk driving
By Crystal Dey / Bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJI -- Before lifting that cup of cheer to toast the New Year, designate a sober driver. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety office has been jacking up DWI enforcement efforts and racking up arrests since Thanksgiving. The extra patrols...
December 18, 2013 - 8:59am
October 1, 2013
Fargo woman arrested for DUI twice in eight hours
WEST FARGO – A 28-year-old woman f rom Fargo was arrested early Monday in West Fargo, her second arrest on suspicion of DUI in eight hours, according to police. According to Assistant West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan: An officer pulled a car over about 3 a.m. in the...
October 1, 2013 - 7:02am
August 3, 2013
Three injured in drunk driving crash near Perham
A Richville man has been arrested for DWI and criminal vehicular operation after an accident near Perham yesterday that left him and two others injured. Ryan Palmer, age 35, was traveling west on Fort Thunder Road at about 4 p.m. Thursday when he lost control of his pickup, crossed...
August 3, 2013 - 11:57am
March 15, 2013
Suspected drunken driver hits Bemidji squad car
On March 15th, 2013 at approximately 2:30 am the driver of a 1999 Dodge collided with back end of a Bemidji Police Department squad car while the officer was on a separate traffic stop near the intersection of 13th street NE on Bemidji Avenue. The officer narrowly escaped injury as...
March 15, 2013 - 9:22am
Expect a 'wee bit' extra DWI enforcement on St. Patrick's Day weekend
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Partygoers are reminded to plan ahead for a sober ride this St. Patrick’s Day weekend as several law enforcement agencies around the state will be adding extra DWI patrols on the roads to prevent alcohol-related crashes. St. Patrick’s Day is historically a...
March 15, 2013 - 7:57am
March 5, 2013
Daughters say father drove up to 100 mph while they opened beers for him
By Emily Welker - MOORHEAD – A 47-year-old Moorhead man is charged with felony drunken driving after his twin 12-year-old daughters told police...
March 5, 2013 - 12:00am
January 27, 2013
Starbuck man, drunk when he struck vehicle, killing baby, gets 48 months
GLENWOOD -- Dana Allen Schoen left a Pope County courtroom Friday with the first- person accounts of a family's unending anguish to remember, and a 48-month prison sentence to serve. Teary-eyed family, friends and supporters of Heather and Brad Bigler of Marshall filled the courtroom...
January 27, 2013 - 9:25am
January 23, 2013
Appeals Court says no drunken driving convictions on a Segway
ST. PAUL - If you're riding your Segway home from a bar in Minnesota, a court ruling handed down Tuesday ensures you're not going to get a DWI...
January 23, 2013 - 2:05pm
January 15, 2013
On a mission for the boys: Parents lobby legislature for tougher DUI laws
The parents of two young Texas boys killed when a pickup truck ran over their tent in a Lake Metigoshe campground last summer have returned to...
January 15, 2013 - 7:02am
Vehicle of West Fargo family killed in DUI crash to be displayed at Capitol
BISMARCK - Relatives of a family that died in a crash last summer caused by a drunken driver have donated the family's wrecked car to the Safe...
January 15, 2013 - 6:52am
December 20, 2012
Bettcher sentenced to serve 720 days in prison
After a hearing on Tuesday, Dec. 18, Danny Bettcher was sentenced to 720 days in prison for violating the terms of his release. According to...
December 20, 2012 - 7:37am
November 22, 2012
Becker listed in top 13 counties for DWI-related deaths; increased enforcement started Wednesday
Becker was among the 13 counties in Minnesota with the highest totals of drunk driving-related deaths and serious injuries from 2009-11, as reported by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety this month. "Because of that, there will be extra patrols in the area, starting today...
November 22, 2012 - 9:48am
October 26, 2012
After 27 DWIs, Bettcher to go free once more
NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. - People here know Danny Bettcher for all the wrong reasons. Many also know the number: He's had 27 convictions for drinking...
October 26, 2012 - 8:56am
June 6, 2012
Man with 27 DWIs back in Otter Tail County Jail
New York Mills, MN - A man who has become notorious in the state of Minnesota for multiple DWIs is back in the Otter Tail County Jail, but this time he was sober when police stopped him. Fifty-nine year-old Daniel Allen Bettcher also goes by several other names. He was back in the...
June 6, 2012 - 3:05pm
April 17, 2012
Report shows GF Highway Patrol captain had blood alcohol content twice the legal limit after DUI arrest
The captain of the Grand Forks office of the North Dakota Highway Patrol had a blood alcohol content nearly twice the legal limit after being...
April 17, 2012 - 12:01pm