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Woman dies in head-on collision near Wadena
With pilot out of options, plane grazes county car during emergency landing on Hwy 10 near Hawley
Two-year-old who fell through ice dies at hospital
Minnesota plane crash victims remembered
Missing U of M student presumed dead after video shows her entering river
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
Regional courts and crime
June 29, 2011
Backus man, 63, shot to death
Cass County Sheriff's Tom Burch reported Tuesday afternoon that a 63-year-old Backus man was shot and killed in Ponto Township east of Backus earlier in the day. Law enforcement officers responded to the call at 11:18 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, and found the victim deceased from an apparent...
June 29, 2011 - 8:55am
Cass Lake man charged with murder in slaying
A 27-year-old Cass Lake man was charged Tuesday in Cass County District Court with serious felony second-degree intentional murder and two counts of felony second-degree assault. Ross Zangigabo Littlewolf was charged in relation to the shooting death Sunday, June 26, of Kandace Blaine...
June 29, 2011 - 8:52am
June 28, 2011
Bemidji business owner charged with six felonies
A 51-year-old Bemidji business owner has been charged in Beltrami County District Court with three counts of felony credit card fraud and three counts of felony theft by swindle. The charges against Margaret Jo Hirt, owner and operator of Dewey Furniture, 201 Minnesota Ave. N.W.,...
June 28, 2011 - 10:23am
June 27, 2011
Woman found dead from gunshot wound in Cass Lake
A 22-year-old woman was found dead in the Cass Lake area early Sunday morning, apparently as the result of a gunshot wound. After receiving a report of a 3:16 a.m. shot fired, Cass County authorities responded to the crime scene. A 27-year-old Cass Lake man subsequently was taken...
June 27, 2011 - 9:05am
June 13, 2011
Frazee man caught with 90 grams of meth
A Frazee man made his first appearance Thursday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of first degree possession of a controlled substance. Kyle David Ketter, 23, of 12823 270th Ave., Frazee, was charged after a search warrant was executed at his Frazee home on Feb.
June 13, 2011 - 7:37am
June 9, 2011
Police catch Frazee woman after car goes out of control during chase
A Frazee woman made her first appearance June 2 in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. Jody Ann Geis, 41, of 40342 Little Toad Rd., Frazee, is also facing two related gross misdemeanor charges for driving while intoxicated...
June 9, 2011 - 7:06am
Polk County seizes two pot growing operations
Authorities recently seized two marijuana growing operations in eastern Polk County, the Polk County Sheriff's Office reported Wednesday. A joint investigation between the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force and the sheriff's office prompted authorities to seize the remains of a growing...
June 9, 2011 - 6:59am
Off-duty bouncer charged in assault on man in Grand Forks bar that broke all his facial bones
A Grand Forks man appeared in county district court on Wednesday for allegedly assaulting another man in a downtown bar, breaking nearly every bone in his face and giving him a concussion. According to the criminal complaint, officers found victim Jason Hunter, 29, standing in front...
June 9, 2011 - 6:57am
Dalton man charged with murder in machete attack on his mother
A Dalton man who allegedly attacked his mother with a machete in April has now also been charged with first-degree murder. Prosecutors allege...
June 9, 2011 - 6:53am
June 8, 2011
ATM stolen from Callaway bank
The FBI and the Becker County Sheriff's Department are asking for the public's help in solving the theft of an ATM machine from Midwest Bank in Callaway. The instant cash machine was taken overnight from a lobby area that is always open to the public. The ATM machine was recovered...
June 8, 2011 - 7:26am
The sex offender next door: West Fargo mom upset man convicted of abusing her children lives nearby
WEST FARGO - In the backyard, barely 10 feet separates the two homes. At 102 F St. are Jen Silverman and her seven kids, three of whom testified...
June 8, 2011 - 7:15am
June 6, 2011
Gun trumps knife in standoff at Wadena store
An alleged shoplifter pulled a knife on a Wadena store employee on May 27, but when another employee grabbed a gun, the man gave up his knife. According to court documents, Gerald Allan Demarre, 44, of Staples, entered Fleet Supply in Wadena and a store employee confronted him and...
June 6, 2011 - 7:22am
Suspect apprehended in shooting outside West Acres 14 Cinema; person of interest and victims knew each other
FARGO - One man was shot in the torso and another suffered a head injury in a shooting outside West Acres 14 Cinema on Sunday afternoon, police...
June 6, 2011 - 7:13am
June 4, 2011
Park River man accused of trying to kill wife at nursing home
PARK RIVER, N.D.
June 4, 2011 - 10:00am
June 3, 2011
Becker County crime and accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Department: Friday, May 27 At 9:32 a.m.
June 3, 2011 - 7:48am