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Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Galloping grass fire challenges three departments
Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13
EDA approves additional loan for Armory Square
Motorcycle visibility hinges on numerous blind spots
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
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
MICHAEL "MIKE" WAGNER
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
February 7, 2012
Minnesota wife accused of running over husband, dragging body into the woods
A 61-year-old Garrison woman is charged with first-degree murder and interference with a dead body, accused of dragging her husband's corpse into the woods to cover him up with tires and rims to keep coyotes from pulling him into the open. After two days of testimony last week, a...
February 7, 2012 - 7:16am
February 6, 2012
Man dead after apparent stabbing; Crookston man in custody
A Crookston man is being held in connection with the stabbing death of a man at a Crookston apartment building Sunday night. A police release said officers were called to 1500 N. Broadway Apartments at 9:45 p.m.
February 6, 2012 - 12:31pm
Voter photo ID receives first examination
Opponents of requiring photo identifications for voters talked against it for hours Wednesday, knowing their chances of stopping the proposal were slim. Just four of more than 30 witnesses at a five-hour Minnesota legislative committee meeting spoke in favor of the proposed constitutional...
February 6, 2012 - 8:16am
Santorum rally draws 560 to Bemidji's Sanford Center
BEMIDJI - Rick Santorum appeared in Bemidji two days before Tuesday's Minnesota caucuses, urging those taking part in the selection of the next...
February 6, 2012 - 7:53am
February 4, 2012
Crookston woman killed in head-on U.S. 2 collision near Fisher
A Crookston, Minn., woman was killed early this morning in a head-on collision along U.S. Highway 2, west of Fisher, Minn. Minnesota State Patrol identified the victim as Darcey J. Jablonski, 39. Police reports indicate that weather conditions were foggy, with very limited visibility,...
February 4, 2012 - 10:44am
February 3, 2012
Patrol investigating fatal crash near Fisher
FISHER, Minn. - The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash early today on U.S. Highway 2 west of Fisher. A pickup was stopped facing the wrong way in the eastbound lane at about 2:16 a.m. when an eastbound vehicle struck the pickup head-on, the patrol stated in a news...
February 3, 2012 - 7:51am
January 31, 2012
Moorhead rape trial delayed because defendant's bipolar meds went unfilled
MOORHEAD - A trial scheduled to begin today for a Moorhead man accused of a raping a 22-year-old woman was delayed by a week because he ran out of medication in the Clay County Jail last Friday. Jesse Lee Paskey, 28, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly...
January 31, 2012 - 1:05pm
Rick Santorum visits Luverne
LUVERNE -- At the Palace Theatre in Luverne, Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum spoke to a full house Monday night. He told the...
January 31, 2012 - 7:43am
Charges filed against Ogema man after attack with butcher knife
Charges have been filed against an Ogema man in Becker County District Court after he allegedly attacked a female victim with a large butcher knife. James Leroy Libby Jr., 36, of 33962 Mary Yellowhead Rd., Ogema, has been charged with one felony count of second degree assault-dangerous...
January 31, 2012 - 7:38am
January 30, 2012
Bemidji women removed from homes with 107 dogs
A woman who had 107 dogs and two cats in homes on her rural Bemidji property is undergoing a mandatory health screening, and a county prosecutor said Friday that he is reviewing health ordinances for possible criminal violations. Carol Schmidt, who is being held for 72 hours at a...
January 30, 2012 - 7:42am
January 28, 2012
Dilworth man faces felony for 32 dead pythons
MOORHEAD - A Dilworth man accused of letting 32 snakes die of neglect told authorities he felt such a fate was better than disposing of them in a Dumpster. Henry Ward Atherton Jr., 49, faces one felony charge and two misdemeanor charges of mistreating animals. The charges stem from...
January 28, 2012 - 11:11am
January 26, 2012
Was Bemidji Pamida on a native burial site? Store closing reopens debate
The closing of a Pamida store in Bemidji has revived the debate on American Indian remains buried on the property. Skeletal remains of 22 people were uncovered during construction of an addition to the store in 1988. It was determined the remains were Dakota Sioux. Elders decided...
January 26, 2012 - 8:31am
Sanford Bemidji medical campus expansion plans start with orthopedic center
A new orthopedic center would be the first step toward a greatly expanded Sanford Bemidji medical campus. Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota...
region / business
January 26, 2012 - 7:58am
Alleged gang members of "Native Mob" arrested in region
A Bemidji man and two Cass Lake men are among six men who have been indicted by the U.S.
January 26, 2012 - 7:56am
January 25, 2012
Verndale woman charged with criminal sexual conduct
A Verndale woman was charged in Wadena County District Court with having sex about a year ago with a 16-year-old boy who self-identified as gay. According to court documents, the boy was dropped off by relatives at a trailer belonging to Tracy Lynn Cornelius on her birthday, Jan....
January 25, 2012 - 8:37am