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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
Police sought records about Bearson's Snapchat phone app
Police here wanted to know about the messages Tommy Bearson was exchanging through a popular smartphone app, a rare public glimpse at the investigation into killing of the North Dakota State University freshman. Bearson, an 18-year-old from Sartell, Minn., went missing...
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December 24, 2014
Itasca State Park part of statewide scavenger hunt
For the second consecutive year, Explore Minnesota, the state’s tourism promotion office, in partnership with Minneapolis-based marketing agency Monopoint Media, has launched a statewide winter scavenger hunt. Park Rapids is a participant this year with a checkpoint at Itasca State...
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December 24, 2014 - 11:34am
November 14, 2014
Suspect in Moorhead crash that injured woman remembers only a kiss
By Emily Welker / The Forum MOORHEAD – A driver accused of being drunk in a hit-and-run accident here on Monday night told police he didn’t recall the incident beyond when his female passenger – who was badly injured in the crash – kissed him and passed out. Jose Amador...
November 14, 2014 - 7:44am
October 1, 2014
8th Congressional District candidates spar over job growth
By Brady Slater/ Duluth News Tribune In the race for the 8th District heats up in advance of Nov. 4 balloting, it’s beginning to look a lot like a mud fight. Republicans are parsing photographs of incumbent Democrat Rick Nolan handling rifles and condemning...
October 1, 2014 - 9:50am
September 3, 2014
Frazee man charged with sexually assaulting 13-year-old
A Frazee man is accused of coming to the home of a 13-year-old Moorhead girl he met on Facebook and coercing her into having sex while her grandmother and mother were at work. Grant Michael Kiehl, 28, then told his victim he’d “have to find someone to hurt her”...
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September 3, 2014 - 8:04am
August 20, 2014
Rural Ogema woman charged with murder in death of boyfriend
An Ogema woman faces felony charges of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter in the death of a man found lying on the roadway in Maple Grove Township Friday night. Jessica Marie Kilde, 33, of 46420 Highway 34, Ogema is accused in the death of her boyfriend,...
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August 20, 2014 - 8:25am
August 4, 2014
Lift towers rise on Detroit Mountain
By Nathan Bowe / DL Newspapers DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Detroit Mountain is a whirlwind of activity as a new four-seasons park comes together. The Detroit Mountain Recreation Area is on track to be open for skiing, tubing and snowboarding this winter. On a recent...
August 4, 2014 - 7:37am
July 22, 2014
Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Record rainfall and 70- to 80-mph winds battered the northern Red River Valley, especially between Larimore, N.D., and Crookston, Minn., on Monday night. The National Weather Service said winds higher than 80 mph were recorded in Crookston, while gusts reached...
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July 22, 2014 - 12:02pm
July 11, 2014
Jesse Ventura trial: Publicist said bar fight story helped book sales; author tried to downplay it
ST. PAUL — Within weeks of its debut, “American Sniper” was in the upper echelons of the New York Times Best Seller list and flying off store shelves faster than Chris Kyle or his publishers had thought possible.Something else was catching on just as fast: an account from the...
July 11, 2014 - 8:55am
Bemidji man charged with assault in rollover crash
A Bemidji man faces charges after allegedly trying to kill himself and a passenger by rolling his car last weekend on U.S. Highway 2. Kenneth Oscar Osmundson, 24, was charged Wednesday in Beltrami County Court with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and terroristic...
July 11, 2014 - 8:51am
Three decades after killing, Minnesota woman ‘coming home’
By Pippi Mayfield / Detroit Lakes Newspapers FRAZEE, Minn. – After 30-plus years of uncertainty, the Andersen family finally knows their daughter and sister, Mary, is dead. The Frazee family found out last week that Mary, who had been gone since 1981, was killed...
July 11, 2014 - 8:49am
Minnesota mom, fatally struck while biking with kids, ‘made everybody happy’
Andrea Boeve had one of those 1,000-watt smiles that could light up a room. Her laugh, friends say, was loud and happy and contagious. “I wish you could have heard it,” said Leah Sternhagen, who lived on the same dormitory floor as Boeve when the two attended South...
July 11, 2014 - 8:39am
July 10, 2014
Bemidji woman sentenced for attempted eviction by arson
By Crystal Dey BEMIDJI -- A woman who attempted to burn down her trailer house to evict her son was convicted of felony first-degree arson Monday. Mary June Klasen, 57, of Bemidji was arrested for arson when she lit two fires at her mobile home at Roosevelt Manor Mobile...
July 10, 2014 - 4:10pm
April 23, 2014
Mandan man lights himself on fire, runs through car wash, steals car during drug trip
By Nadia Faulx/ Forum News Service DICKINSON, N.D. - A Mandan man is recovering from severe self-inflicted burns after a drug trip went south Monday afternoon. David Kissee, 33, lit himself on fire near DJ’s Tesoro gas station on 12th Street West around noon Monday, authorities...
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April 23, 2014 - 11:50am
November 22, 2013
After three disappointing winters, Spirit Mountain seeks snowy ski season
By Peter Passi / Duluth News tribune After three disappointing ski seasons in a row, Renee Mattson is praying for the kind of cold snowy winter Duluth consistently delivered in years past. “This is a crucial year for us,” said Mattson, Spirit Mountain’s executive director....
November 22, 2013 - 11:30am