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Swenson named publisher at Detroit Lakes Tribune
Park Rapids man charged with terroristic threats following disturbance at Burger King
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin August 1
Raised in Itasca State Park
CHI St. Joseph’s expands surgical services
Park Rapids, Sebeka eliminated from District 6 Legion tournament
It was a year of near misses for Panthers
Panthers reach finals
Midway rebounds for split with Staples
Husby misses cut at 113th MGA Amateur
James Clarence Canada
Darla Rae Fisher
Richard John Merrick
Julie Ann Stewart
Avery Jon Mikel
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
A new era for the Schwarzwald Inn
Basic Business Cents: Memorable quotes by Deming
Violinist Hawken Paul featured Aug. 4
Kids theatre camp builds bridge between two communities
Minneapolis band returns to 2nd Street Stage
Crazy Days brings downtown bargains, entertainment
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens next week at Armory Square
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Hiking 4,600 miles across the country
About fishing: Memories are made with the special people we call friends
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Commentary: Adults playing video games
Letter: Report raises Menahga open enrollment concerns
Editorial: Be alert; it’s election season
Letter: Progressive logic
Toxic Taters calls on RDO to show true support to local children
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Home plate: Kabobs: From turkey, to pork, to pound cake
Home plate: Favorites shared
Home plate: Rhubarb, a versatile veggie
October 10, 2013
South Dakota teen who got gun as graduation gift pleads guilty in shooting
ALEXANDRIA, S.D. -- A Plankinton teen pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of aggravated assault for shooting another teenager with a pistol he had been given as a high school graduation present. Logan Evans, 18, entered his plea during circuit court at the Hanson County Courthouse. In...
October 10, 2013 - 7:42am
February 23, 2013
State lawmakers propose gun access restrictions
ST. PAUL - Criminals would have a harder time getting guns and law enforcement would have more control over weapons permits in legislative efforts...
February 23, 2013 - 8:38am
February 7, 2013
Ex-FBI agent: Assault gun would have killed more at Red Lake
ST. PAUL -- Jeffrey Weise shot and killed his grandfather on March 21, 2005, and tried to load a semi-automatic rifle. But former FBI agent...
February 7, 2013 - 8:21am
February 5, 2013
Minnesota legislative gun debate under way with overflow crowd
ST. PAUL - The two sides of Minnesota's gun debate began laying out their arguments today during the first of a series of legislative meetings. This morning's packed House committee meeting, with two other rooms full of people watching on television monitors, was the first of five...
February 5, 2013 - 5:19pm
Obama pushes gun control plan in Minnesota visit
MINNEAPOLIS -- President Barack Obama emphasized background checks and a ban on military assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in a speech...
February 5, 2013 - 7:26am
February 1, 2013
Media frenzy spikes West Fargo gun raffle sales -- Hockey association will likely raise $100,000 after CNN, Huffington Post, CBS Radio buzz
WEST FARGO - The media spotlight that has been trained on the West Fargo Hockey Association's gun raffle will likely guarantee it meets its fundraising goal of $100,000, according to Mike Prochnow, an association board member and organizer of the event. The association held a similar...
February 1, 2013 - 11:45am
December 20, 2012
Dickinson firearm sales have been 'crazy'
The phone at Andrus Outdoors in Dickinson has been ringing every three minutes with someone looking to purchase a firearm. With the holidays right around the corner, firearm sales in Dickinson have gone through the roof, but residents believe it isn't just because of the holiday. "Everything...
December 20, 2012 - 7:41am
October 23, 2012
SWAT team seizes Menahga man's guns, pot
A Menahga man is being held in the Wadena County Jail after authorities seized guns and marijuana he was allegedly holding, according to a report...
October 23, 2012 - 8:15am
March 22, 2012
Bemidji man charged with gun possession
Yesterday in federal court, a 27-year-old armed career criminal from Bemidji was charged in a superseding indictment for possessing a .357-caliber revolver. The indictment charges Edward McCabe Robinson with one count of being an armed career criminal in possession of a firearm....
March 22, 2012 - 9:04am
October 13, 2011
ND Attorney General revokes licenses of 3 Menahga concealed weapon instructors
BISMARCK - A notice in the Sunday newspaper prompted North Dakota's attorney general to revoke the licenses of three instructors who allegedly offered classes for North Dakota concealed weapons permits in Minnesota. The targets of the action were Manuel "Rusty" Ramirez, Laura Ramirez...
October 13, 2011 - 4:58pm
October 4, 2011
Grand Forks man faces court after shooting loud TV
A man so annoyed by the volume of a TV in his home that he allegedly shot it out with a .44 Magnum handgun made his first court appearance Monday. Daryl Lee Niklewas charged with one count of reckless endangerment, a Class C felony. Police were dispatched to 2207 Seventh Ave. N....
October 4, 2011 - 7:28am
May 12, 2011
Woodbury bachelor party ends in gun threats
A Woodbury bachelor party that began getting messy in St. Paul ended up with a felony charge for a 31-year-old man by night's end. Washington County prosecutors charged Jason Kelly Gordon, of New Hope, with one count of terroristic threats and one count of disorderly conduct following...
May 12, 2011 - 7:25am
April 28, 2011
Bill broadens 'deadly force' self defense provision
A bill expanding Minnesotans' rights to defend their homes split the law enforcement community before it received Thursday approval in a state House committee. "We like to refer to it as a self-defense bill," said Rep. Tony Cornish, R-Good Thunder, a police chief wearing his usual...
April 28, 2011 - 4:06pm
February 23, 2011
Former Park Rapids teacher charged with bringing gun onto schoolgrounds
A former Park Rapids teacher who resigned under pressure late last year makes his initial appearance on a charge of bringing a weapon onto school grounds. Scott Christopher Eischens, 38, was an industrial education teacher at Park Rapids Area High School for 12 years. He was placed...
February 23, 2011 - 1:00pm
December 21, 2010
Off-duty Fargo cop leaves gun in restroom
A Fargo police officer is facing an internal-affairs investigation after leaving her department-issued gun in the bathroom of a sporting goods store on Friday, police said Monday. Jessica Homan, a nine-year veteran of the Fargo Police Department, left the handgun in the bathroom...
December 21, 2010 - 7:51am