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Woman dies in head-on collision near Wadena
With pilot out of options, plane grazes county car during emergency landing on Hwy 10 near Hawley
Two-year-old who fell through ice dies at hospital
Minnesota plane crash victims remembered
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
DONNA MAE JOHNSON
CHARLES "CHARLIE" HASBARGEN
HERSHEL L. KOENIG
REV. JOEL LUNDE
CHARLES "CHUCK" LONG
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
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
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
June 13, 2011
Frazee man caught with 90 grams of meth
A Frazee man made his first appearance Thursday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of first degree possession of a controlled substance. Kyle David Ketter, 23, of 12823 270th Ave., Frazee, was charged after a search warrant was executed at his Frazee home on Feb.
June 13, 2011 - 7:37am
June 8, 2011
Hubbard County wins appeal by dealer claiming he didn't get speedy trial
Hubbard County has prevailed in the appeal of a drug dealer-turned informant arrested for selling meth who claimed he was denied a speedy trial. Derek Alan Anderson, 38, was "hiding out in his home," the Minnesota Court of Appeals noted.
June 8, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 30, 2011
Meth labs slow to a trickle in North Dakota, Minnesota
FARGO -- In 2010, North Dakota and Minnesota hit new lows for the number of methamphetamine-making operations found since laws regulating the sale of one of the chief ingredients of the drug were enacted. According to federal statistics, the states the Red River Valley straddles...
May 30, 2011 - 8:17am
March 31, 2011
Otter Tail County woman's meth conviction reversed in 'suspicious licenses plate' case
Mismatched license plates did not warrant a police search that resulted in methamphetamine-possession charges against a woman who first refused permission for the search, the Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled. The 4-3 decision issued on Wednesday reversed the fifth-degree drug possession...
March 31, 2011 - 8:35am
February 18, 2011
Henning woman now facing charges in Frazee meth case
Darcey Marie Schwartz, 41, formerly of Frazee, now of Henning, is facing two felony drug charges for allegedly selling methamphetamines to an undercover informant. According to court records, Schwartz sold the undercover informant a half-gram of meth for $100 on Dec. 21 in Frazee. She...
February 18, 2011 - 11:04am
February 17, 2011
Bail set at $50,000 for Perham man charged in meth case
Bail has been set at $50,000 for a man accused of being involved in selling methamphetamines to an undercover informant. Craig Paul LaFlamme, 40, of 545 Second Ave. S., Perham, is charged with one felony count of first-degree controlled substance crime, sale. He was with a woman...
February 17, 2011 - 11:39am
October 29, 2010
Fargo meth dealer blamed for friend's fatal overdose
The last page in Betty Thomas' scrapbook displays her son's gravestone and death certificate, dated Aug. 10, 2009. "This is how using meth ends," she said Thursday in Fargo's U.S.
October 29, 2010 - 7:09am
September 1, 2010
Willmar man gets 88 months for role in meth deal
WILLMAR -- William Allan Tjaden, 31, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 88 months in prison on a second-degree drug sale charge for selling methamphetamine to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant in December. As part of his sentence handed do-wn by Judge Kathryn N.
September 1, 2010 - 7:01am
June 24, 2010
Detroit Lakes man sentenced in meth sale
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced Monday in Becker County District Court on a felony drug charge. David William Keen, Jr., 28, of 24504 Brainerd Blvd., Detroit Lakes, was charged with fourth degree sale of a controlled substance in connection with an Aug.
June 24, 2010 - 6:30am
Wadena woman gets 3 years for meth sale
Kimberly Ann Palazeke Olson, 45, of 1509 11th St. S.W., Wadena has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for her role in selling methamphetamines. She was sentenced June 15 in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of second-degree controlled substance crime. According...
June 24, 2010 - 6:28am
February 22, 2010
Willmar man says he needed to sell drugs to pay bills
WILLMAR -- Alfredo Encarnacion Hernandez, 22, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Friday to an amended charge of second-degree drug sales and will likely be sentenced to 57 months in prison. As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court, the charge was reduced from...
February 22, 2010 - 7:19am
February 20, 2010
Meth defendant enters plea in conspiracy case; trial stopped due to discovery oversight
Kay Peterson's mug shot doesn't do her justice. The 38-year-old Park Rapids woman looks like someone you'd see standing on the sidelines of...
February 20, 2010 - 1:00pm