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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
June 18, 2010
Eyewitness recounts Wadena tornado touchdown
An eyewitness to Thursday's tornado touchdown in the city of Wadena counts himself lucky to be alive after a debris-filled, swirling funnel cloud passed directly over his head. Kyle Davis, an Ottertail resident and employee with Davis Appraisals in Wadena, arrived at John's Car Care...
June 18, 2010 - 6:40am
Wadena hit hard by tornado damage
This was supposed to be a happy day in Wadena. With a grand parade scheduled for 7 p.m. and around 2,000 people expected to come home for an...
June 18, 2010 - 6:34am
July 16, 2009
Swift County tornado hits family twice at two homes
Carol Skarsten said she was "oblivious" to pending danger Tuesday afternoon while watching TV news about a storm warning for Swift County. But then her husband, Sanford, came tearing in the house and told her to run to the basement. A screaming tornado appeared to be just a couple...
July 16, 2009 - 2:35pm
July 15, 2009
Spicer tornado: "When they say roar, that's what it does"
Dave Hammerschmidt was selling fruit this afternoon at the Country Stop outdoor stand in Spicer when he heard the approach of an apparent tornado. "When...
July 15, 2009 - 7:24am
July 13, 2009
Minnesotan sharpens saws, skills helping with Dickinson tornado cleanup
During the past few days, the "whirring" of chain saws has become a common background noise in Dickinson, no longer segregated to just Oct. 31 festivities or cutting wood for recreational use. Yet, after all the trees that needed to be cut down after a Wednesday tornado, the blades...
July 13, 2009 - 7:12am
Dickinson tornado damage estimated at $20 million
The damage caused by a tornado that ripped through Dickinson on Wednesday is estimated at more than $20 million, Mayor Dennis Johnson said. "I...
July 13, 2009 - 7:09am
July 10, 2009
Tornado hits Worthington
A trained weather spotter reported a tornado on the ground three and a half miles southwest of Fulda shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday, prompting...
July 10, 2009 - 7:25am
Forecasters confirm Dickinson storm was EF-3 tornado
A tornado packing winds of about 150 mph struck Dickinson, the National Weather Service determined Thursday as residents began cleaning up homes,...
July 10, 2009 - 6:46am
July 9, 2009
Punishing storms will miss Hubbard County today
Hubbard County is in line for some thundershower activity this morning, but meteorologists say the region will escape the punishing damage western North Dakota received last night. "It hasn't really been as bad as we were expecting," said National Weather Service meteorologist Peter...
July 9, 2009 - 7:24am
June 29, 2009
Men witness tornado quarter-mile away
Kevin Mudder was putting up hay with Dave Narloch and Bob Lewis at the American Crystal railroad coal siding site Friday evening just west of Ardoch, N.D., when he heard what he thought was a runaway freight train rumbling right toward him. He turned around and saw a tornado on the...
June 29, 2009 - 9:58am
June 27, 2009
Tornados roll through Grand Forks area
Several tornados were reported in the area Friday night, according to the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks and weather radio. Much...
June 27, 2009 - 7:40am
June 26, 2009
'It was something unrealistic'
Mother Nature dropped not one, but three tornados Wednesday, and questions regarding the amount of damage she caused still remain a bit foggy. The...
June 26, 2009 - 7:10am