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Audit shows lax enforcement on elk, deer farm rules in Minnesota
State officials in Minn. fear court ruling will let offenders go free too soon
Centenarian is a bridge-playing 'pistol'
"One Vegetable, One Community" offering free carrot seeds
Celebrating 25 years of Kinship
Rittgers conquers Boston Marathon
1983 football team to join Hall of Fame
Warriors hoping to peak on track at section meet
Veteran lineup returns to lead talented Tigers
Panthers relying on experience
Charles Alfred Knutson
Marilyn H. Whitchurch
Charlotte L. Robbins
Charlotte L. Robbins
Dorothy "Dottie" D. Lego-Erickson
Benefactor of Daddy-Daughter Dance delivers $1,000
Drones ahoy! Woman-owned business takes innovative approach
Online purchase scams are the riskiest type of fraud
Citizens National Bank donates to Heartland Homes
PUC approves Line 3 environmental study: Final decision on need, route expected in June
Place a Business Announcement
Sculpture entries sought for Red Bridge Park
Energetic woodwind quintet performing March 15
Historical re-enactor brings 'Prohibition in Minnesota' to library
Metallica announces concert dates in region in September
Local baker to discuss Victorian recipes for Lifelong Learning
Gardening 101: Reading a seed packet
If it's predictable, it's preventable: Wildfire Prevention Week
About Fishing: To CHIRP or not to CHIRP
North Country Trail Column: Multiple rewards of maintaining a trail
Minnesota deer management plan due out this week
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Commentary: We should expand MinnesotaCare so anyone can buy in
Commentary: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Letter to Editor: Kudos to law enforcement
Commentary: Enbridge is pretending fix is in
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
April 19, 2018
Accused Minnesota 'killer grandma' caught in Texas
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas -- Minnesota fugitive Lois Riess was apprehended Thursday night in south Texas, ending a nationwide manhunt for the...
April 19, 2018 - 10:46pm
April 17, 2018
21-year-old suspect in custody after two slain in Perham
PERHAM, Minn. -- A 21-year-old Pine River man is custody after two people were killed at a rural Perham home early Tuesday, April 17. The Otter...
April 17, 2018 - 2:26pm
April 12, 2018
Northwest Minn. murder accomplice entitled to new sentencing, court says
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A Bemidji man convicted of aiding an offender in connection with the death of Rose Downwind is entitled to a new sentencing,...
April 12, 2018 - 2:49pm
April 11, 2018
Following stabbing report, woman dies in rollover while fleeing law enforcement in northwest Minn.
ALASKA TOWNSHIP, Minn. -- Officials say a Bemidji woman died Tuesday night in a rollover crash on Highway 89 while fleeing from law enforcement....
April 11, 2018 - 1:38pm
March 24, 2018
Apartment manager sentenced for theft
The manager of a local apartment facility was sentenced Monday in Cass County after pleading guilty to theft from a resident of a housing facility she also managed in Walker. According to court documents, Bonnie Jean Westberg, 59, of Walker pleaded guilty to the charge of theft and...
March 24, 2018 - 8:00am
February 12, 2018
Minn. man with history of DUIs charged in hit-and-run death of pedestrian
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—A 47-year-old northwest Minnesota man who has been convicted of drunken driving at least six times appeared in district...
February 12, 2018 - 9:48pm
February 8, 2018
Bemidji school administrator sentenced to serve local jail term concurrent with federal prison time for sexual conversations with students
BEMIDJI—An emotional and largely symbolic sentencing hearing brought legal proceedings against Brandon Bjerknes to a close Thursday, Feb....
February 8, 2018 - 12:46pm
January 31, 2018
Alexandria judge faces Wetterling privacy decision Friday in open records case
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — The disappearance of Jacob Wetterling has been one of the most talked about cases in Minnesota history. Now it is up...
January 31, 2018 - 6:15am
January 29, 2018
Cass Lake, Minn., woman faces aiding charges in fatal shooting
WALKER, Minn.—A Cass Lake, Minn., woman police say was present for the shooting death of Brandi Shank—also known as Brandi Strong—was...
January 29, 2018 - 11:12pm
January 25, 2018
Detroit Lakes woman sentenced in Nazi memorabilia theft case
MOORHEAD — A woman who earlier pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit theft in connection with thousands of dollars worth of collectables...
January 25, 2018 - 4:55pm
January 10, 2018
Circumstances around shooting of woman still unknown in Mahnomen County
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – Law enforcement officials are trying to piece together the circumstances that led to an unidentified woman being dropped...
January 10, 2018 - 7:06pm
January 9, 2018
Vikings fans bought fake tickets for Chicago game; what to watch for
MINNEAPOLIS—As enthusiasm for the Minnesota Vikings grows, so do reports of people getting stuck with worthless tickets bought through...
January 9, 2018 - 7:05pm
January 8, 2018
Minnesota cop placed on leave for allegedly punching man he once arrested
A Detroit Lakes, Minn. police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after allegedly punching a man he's arrested a couple times...
January 8, 2018 - 7:34pm
January 3, 2018
Red Lake Council votes to allow fishing on lakes after fishermen go missing
RED LAKE, Minn.—The Red Lake Tribal Council voted Wednesday, Jan. 3, to allow fishing on both Upper and Lower Red Lake, nearly two months...
January 3, 2018 - 5:43pm
January 2, 2018
Man arrested for attempted murder after fire in home near Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 20-year-old Bemidji man was arrested Monday night after allegedly setting fire to a home near Bemidji. According to a news...
January 2, 2018 - 6:18pm