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DAC faces significant changes in industry
DAC continues in local retail business while adjusting to industry changes
Redby man stopped in Hubbard County with heroin
Township elections and polling hours
Itasca County missing person alert
Panthers rout Roseau, open playoffs at Pequot Lakes
Nevis hosts Laporte in first round
Tigers rout Onamia, lock up district title
Smith qualifies for fourth state tennis tournament
Roseau eliminates Panthers in semifinals
Harold Glen Cleland
Gary Allen Mickelson
TruStar to expand Park Rapids branch
Basic Business Cents: Innovate for success
Basic Business Cents: Image Management
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Joint high musical production of "The Addams Family"
'Magic: The Gathering' tournament coming to Park Rapids Area Library
Anne Dunn wins first annual storytelling contest
Poet, folk singer offering free songwriting workshop at Nemeth Art Center
Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Fall crappie tips: From one of the best
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
About Fishing: Fall fishing primer a good chance for trophy fish
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Letter: Time to pray for the USA
Commentary: Family sorry for bomb threat scare
Letter: The one valid choice for president
Letter: Vote for Trump to keep our country safe
Fishing tournaments benefit tennis program
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
May 26, 2015
Plane crashes near Casselton airport
CASSELTON, N.D. -- A man has been hospitalized after crashing his crop duster this afternoon near the Casselton Regional Airport, the state...
May 26, 2015 - 7:44am
March 31, 2015
Minnesota plane crash victims remembered
For 43-year-old John Witt, Friday's ill-fated flight from the Pine River airport was just one of many flights in his lifetime. Witt was an experienced pilot, his mother Barbara Witt said, and he spent several years working as an airplane mechanic. He first worked as...
March 31, 2015 - 11:29am
March 27, 2015
Torn-up sick notes show Germanwings pilot should have been grounded
DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - German authorities found torn-up sick notes showing that the pilot who crashed a plane into the French Alps was suffering from an illness that should have grounded him on the day of the tragedy, which he apparently hid from the airline. French...
March 27, 2015 - 11:27am
September 18, 2014
Plane catches fire after crash in Longville
LONGVILLE -- A small airplane was reported on fire following a crash at the Longville Airport Tuesday afternoon. At 12:53 p.m. the Cass County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of an airplane crash in Longville, which is approximately an hour southeast of Bemidji....
September 18, 2014 - 8:53am
September 17, 2014
Two Iowans injured in Cass County plane crash
Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on September 16th at approximately 12:53 PM, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an airplane crash at the Longville Airport being on fire. The pilot and passenger, from Denison, Iowa, were transported to the Brainerd Hospital....
September 17, 2014 - 3:17pm
August 6, 2014
Two men escape injury when aircraft crashes into lake
DEERWOOD, Minn. - Two men were pulled from a central Minnesota lake Friday by a citizen who witnessed an ultralight aircraft crashing into the lake, Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl reported. The pilot, Richard Northburg of Deerwood, and passenger, Justin Odle of Aitkin,...
August 6, 2014 - 8:16am
June 23, 2014
Plane crashes into Minnesota home; two aboard killed
By Kia Farhang It felt like a bomb going off. Former North Dakota State University wide receiver Kole Heckendorf had just come...
June 23, 2014 - 9:05am
June 21, 2014
Small plane crashes into house in Sauk Rapids
A small plane crashed into a house Friday evening in the central Minnesota town of Sauk Rapids. The occupant of the house at the time reportedly escaped unharmed, but the pilot’s fate was unknown. The fiery crash occurred about 8:30 p.m. at 731 Garden Place,...
June 21, 2014 - 10:27am
June 10, 2014
Pilot’s body recovered from Lake Superior
DULUTH -- The body of a light aircraft pilot was brought to the surface Monday, after 12 hours spent fighting wind and two dives to the 137-foot deep wreckage. “Getting the wreckage was secondary to getting the victim,” said Capt. Tom Crossmon of the St. Louis County...
June 10, 2014 - 11:30am
March 26, 2014
Pilot error cited in fatal 2013 crash near Hawley
HAWLEY, Minn. – An airplane crash near here last March was the fault of the 48-year-old pilot it killed, according to federal investigators. Kevin Ferris, a Moorhead High School and Minnesota State University Moorhead graduate who owned a flower shop in Duluth, shouldn’t have...
March 26, 2014 - 8:48am
August 14, 2013
Plane totaled in crash at Loon Lake near Vergas
A pilot from North Dakota was unharmed, but his airplane totaled, in a crash on Loon Lake on Saturday. Mark Spiekermeier, age 60, of Wahpeton, was attempting to take off from the water on the southeast side of Loon Lake, northwest of Perham, when his 2006 Airborne Ultra-Lite plane...
August 14, 2013 - 9:02am
November 21, 2011
Family of West Fargo pilot killed in crash hope his story inspires others
WEST FARGO - In the high-flying, adrenaline-filled, "Top Gun"-glamorized world of fighter pilots, Capt.
November 21, 2011 - 8:31am
September 16, 2009
Student pilot crashes at Park Rapids airport
A student pilot escaped serious injuries Saturday evening when his plane landed, then bounced in a field near the Park Rapids Municipal Airport...
September 16, 2009 - 3:06pm
July 24, 2009
Western North Dakota pilot OK in spray plane crash; plane demolished
A Sentinel Butte man whose plane crashed in Slope County Tuesday morning walked away from the accident with nothing more than a scratch on his...
July 24, 2009 - 6:53am
Three killed in Sheldon plane crash
The O'Brien County Sheriff's Office is not yet releasing the names of three adult males killed in a single engine plane crash around 11 a.m....
June 24, 2009 - 7:25am