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Decoy carvers put their talents on display
Christmas toy collection program benefits area families
Enbridge confident in pipeline project after Dakota Access decision
American Legion hosts annual Christmas Party
Wrestlers expect stellar season
No. 5-ranked Prowlers defeat Panthers
Howard scores 20 as Braves open season with 61-52 win
Panthers hold off Pillager in season opener
Perham holds off late rally by Park Rapids
Willaim Roscoe Main
Margaret Eleanor Hoffman
Dorothy Hazel Meyer
Carmella Ann Blanchard
Delmar L. Zeller
Menahga construction company working on DL hotel
The Sales process: Create pull before you push
SWI Interiors of Osage holds open house showcasing new addition
TruStar to expand Park Rapids branch
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
PRDBA announces photo contest winners
Winter fairytale will be staged at Park Rapids Area High School
Christmas Story Contest: An Enterprise tradition
Medici Project awarded to young pianist
Classic Chorale set to perform
Local anglers benefit from citizen-agency workgroups
Snowmobilers: Use caution when trails open Dec. 1
Find winter crappie spots now
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Midwest hunters are playing an integral role in the management of the excessive snow geese population
Sure bet walleyes: Big baits
Forum editorial: 75 years ago-Day of Infamy
Commentary: Menahga needs to invest in school expansion, future programming
Letter: Preserve College in the high school
Commentary: Gorgeous legs in the White House
Letter: Social isolation problematic during winter season
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Area schools delayed due to weather
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