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Freezing Rain Advisory
Septic business is hopping in a winter with freeze-thaw cycles, little snow cover for lines
The changing nature and decline of local butcher shops
Fledgling scientists strut their stuff
Cody’s Corner: One great dog; hundreds that need help
Fischer wins all-around title in dual with LP-GE
Panthers drop third section game in a row
Baumgartner wins title, Dravis surpasses 100 career victories
Nevis girls top Mustangs
Verndale defeats Braves
DELORES JEAN MAKELA
CHARLES "CHUCK R. BURNS
DELMAR E. MARQUARDT
CLARENCE A. NELSON
GERALD "JERRY" W. JOHNSON
Basic Business Cents: New tricks to market your business online: It pays off!
First Responders on path to success after rough times
Legion Christmas dinner raises $3,000 for Salvation Army
Toys For Boys is an institution for memorabilia collectors
Guest speaker shares strategies for arts center
Nevis graduate returns to hometown on album tour
Park Rapids’ One-Act Play advances to sections
Snowmobile race returns this weekend
State AIS battle seeing progress
Monarch butterfly count rises slightly as conservationists warn of extinction
Rescued loon dies of lung ailment
Letter: Opposition to Sandpiper pipeline
Letter: Pipeline spill could have repercussions
Editorial: How to prevent a fire tragedy
Letters: Enbridge responds to pipe yard letter
Editorial: It’s tax season: Here’s a few tips to assist
Cody’s Corner: Briards are great dogs
March 5, 2012
Suspect charged in Staples armed robbery
A 24-year-old man was charged with first-degree aggravated robbery in connection with a Jan.
March 5, 2012 - 7:34am
February 20, 2012
Politicians await Tuesday redistricting announcement
The most important day of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session, for some at least, could be Tuesday. That is the day when a state judicial...
February 20, 2012 - 8:22am
February 18, 2012
Facebook postings help Willmar police solve thefts captured on security cameras
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department is crediting Facebook with helping police identify and arrest two suspects this week in a pair of recent thefts. The tactic proved so successful that police are considering using Facebook more often to help locate suspects whose images are...
February 18, 2012 - 10:50am
UPDATED: Beef cow in Fosston gives birth to quadruplets; one calf dies unexpectedly
If there were a lottery for cattle producers, Keith Sistad just won it. One of the Red Angus beef cows on his ranch near Fosston, Minn., gave...
February 18, 2012 - 10:40am
February 16, 2012
Brothers sink 2 vehicles in 1 weekend in Otter Tail County lakes
It was quite the weekend for the Craig and Brian Swanson brother duo. In two days, the brothers did together what most ice fishermen spend their whole lives avoiding. They both sunk their vehicles. The two-day car-sinking spree started Feb. 3. Craig was on the way to his icehouse...
February 16, 2012 - 3:29pm
February 15, 2012
Kennedy woman sentenced for stealing from employer, friend faces more theft charges
Leanne Truedson said she felt betrayed and shocked after she learned that her "good friend" Miranda Sue Gustafson allegedly stole more than $55,000 from the Truedson family and its business in Kennedy, Minn. Gustafson, 33, of Kennedy, was sentenced Tuesday for the portion of that...
February 15, 2012 - 7:31am
February 14, 2012
Osakis murder trial takes twist
A case against the suspect in an Osakis murder has taken a twist. Jeffrey Allan Brooks, 52, of Alexandria, was scheduled to be sentenced in Todd County District Court on Monday, February 13.
February 14, 2012 - 7:01am
Cold weather exposure apparently claims life of DL man
A Detroit Lakes man was found dead at his doorstep Saturday morning, apparently after dying of exposure on a night when overnight lows were below zero. Aaron Braasch, 36, was found by a relative about 8 a.m. outside the house he lived in on the 600 block of Roosevelt Avenue, according...
February 14, 2012 - 6:56am
February 11, 2012
Sex assault charges against former Two Harbors bus driver dismissed
After consulting with law enforcement, jurors and parents of the alleged victims, the St. Louis County Attorney's Office on Friday dismissed sexual assault charges against a former school bus driver. Jimmy James, 64, of Two Harbors was accused of molesting five girls between the...
February 11, 2012 - 9:15am
February 9, 2012
Newfolden teacher accused of taking nude photos of student
Justin Adelmann, an English teacher in Newfolden, Minn., and a soldier in the Minnesota National Guard is facing three felony counts for taking and sending pornographic photographs of a 16-year-old student. The 29-year-old appeared in state district court Tuesday in Warren, Minn.,...
February 9, 2012 - 8:02am
February 8, 2012
East Grand Forks and former Bemidji priest accused of theft
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn.
February 8, 2012 - 8:18am
February 7, 2012
Non-use of seatbelts contributes to Minnesota fatalities
For the second consecutive month, lack of seat belt use factored in a majority of Minnesota traffic deaths. In January, 13 of the 18 motorists killed were not buckled up, according to preliminary Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety crash data. In December, only...
February 7, 2012 - 11:59am
Longville man arraigned in weekend stabbing
A Longville man was arraigned Tuesday in the stabbing death of a Walker man at a party Saturday night. Frank Jesse LaRose, 23, is charged with Second Degree Intentional Murder in Cass County District Court. Authorities were called to a Longville residence to find James Raymond...
February 7, 2012 - 11:33am
Crookston man arrested in fatal stabbing of father
CROOKSTON - Police arrested a Crookston man in the North Broadway Apartment building here Sunday night as the suspect in the stabbing death of his father, 58-year-old Jerome Anthony Abel. Before police detained 27-year-old Jacob Anthony Abel, he stood, bloodied, holding a knife in...
February 7, 2012 - 7:28am
Accused Bemidji dog hoarder to remain in hospital pending hearing
February 7, 2012 - 7:25am