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Minntac to slow production, 700 layoffs expected: Rapid downfall of domestic steel, iron ore industries hits Iron Range hard
Engineer of oil tanker in fiery Casselton crash sues railroad
St. Cloud State professor charged with smuggling ivory, rhinoceros horns
Body recovered from Sheyenne River believed to be missing Moorhead snowmobiler
High Fire Danger Today
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 "CHUCK" LONG
MARY AUDREY FREEMAN
CHARLES "CHARLIE" HASBARGEN
HERSHEL L. KOENIG
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
March 15, 2014
Cousin charged with murder in freezing death of Bemidji child
On February 27th, 2014, at 6:23 a.m. the Bemidji Police Department, along with members of Bemidji Ambulance, Bemidji Fire and the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a weather related medical call at 924 Carter Circle SE, Bemidji, MN. Upon arrival officers discovered...
news / region
March 15, 2014 - 8:58am
March 7, 2013
26 charges in Perham horse neglect case
Tom Hintgen / OTTER TAIL FOCUS - Bruce and Allison Breun of Frazee appeared in Otter Tail County District Court on Monday to face 26 separate charges related to the abuse and neglect of 11 horses rescued from a farm north of Perham in November. The two individuals will each be assigned...
news / region
March 7, 2013 - 8:06am
February 27, 2013
Two horses dead in neglect case near Vergas
Two horses are dead, and two others reportedly near death, in an animal neglect case on a farm seven miles southwest of Vergas. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department received a call about the animals Sunday morning. As many as 10 horses at the site need rescuing, though that...
February 27, 2013 - 8:41am
February 26, 2013
Possible horse neglect investigated near Vergas
Authorities are investigating a case of possible horse neglect in western Minnesota. The Otter Tail County sheriff's office was called Sunday about two dead horses and two others near death in rural Vergas. A neighbor gave 10 horses food and water. The 10 horses did not have hay. The...
February 26, 2013 - 7:39am
February 5, 2013
Response to ND horse neglect case comes from across the country
People from around the country are reacting to the discovery last week of 99 dead horses and more than 150 others starving and ailing while in the custody of a western North Dakota landowner. A 6-year-old girl in New York scrapped her plans to buy a dolphin and an elephant, sending...
February 5, 2013 - 7:24am
January 26, 2013
Mahtowa man faces charge in Fond du Lac school bus incident
A school bus driver from Mahtowa was charged Friday with child endangerment after a 3-year-old boy was left alone on his bus for three hours with temperatures hovering around zero. Thomas Mitchell Soderholm, 53, is accused of endangering Ty Stiffarm on Jan.
January 26, 2013 - 12:15pm
November 14, 2012
11 neglected horses rescued near Perham
Authorities in Otter Tail county executed a large animal rescue mission just north of Perham on Friday. Deputies got the search warrant that day, and ended up taking 11 neglected horses off the farmstead, some in better shape than others. Authorities say the caretaker ignored previous...
November 14, 2012 - 7:47am
September 25, 2012
Wisconsin couple charged with neglect in child's drowning
Thomas Jay Williams, 42, and Jenna Elizabeth Danish, 33, of Danbury, Wis., had a habit of allowing their 3-year-old daughter, Reena, to wander away -- as she did, twice, on the day she drowned, according to a criminal complaint filed against them in Burnett County Circuit Court. Reena's...
September 25, 2012 - 7:14am
June 13, 2012
Bagley woman, shopping for swimsuits, charged after children found in car during 88-degree weather
BEMIDJI - A Bagley woman has been charged with child endangerment after she allegedly left her four young children unattended in a hot car for nearly 30 minutes Saturday as she shopped for swimsuits inside Target. Bianca Jean Hazelrigg, 21, has been charged with gross misdemeanor...
June 13, 2012 - 7:29am
May 25, 2011
Granite Falls caregiver enters guilty plea in case centering on her patient's amputations
GRANITE FALLS -- A personal care attendant has pleaded guilty to gross misdemeanor charges of theft of medical costs and failure to report a health condition. Casandra Kay Sannerud, 26, entered the pleas Monday in district court in Granite Falls.
May 25, 2011 - 8:02am
December 4, 2010
Willmar nursing home cited after resident chokes to death
WILLMAR -- Bethesda Heritage Center has been cited for neglect in the death of a resident who choked after eating raw cucumbers. The Minnesota Department of Health released the report on its investigation earlier this week. State investigators found the Willmar nursing home was...
December 4, 2010 - 11:19am