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Ottertail man breaks through ice, suffers severe hypothermia
ASTROBOB: Voyager 1 Fires Thrusters After 37 Years, Gets New Lease On Life
Kittson County video sheds light on wolves
North Shore ski trail will allow fat-biking on trial basis
Krech wins Shop Local Day basket
Zimmer's 'D' destroys former team
McFeely: Teddy Time brings down the house at U.S. Bank Stadium
Snowy owls head south
Area Girls Basketball: PR-B's Wynn reaches 1,000 in win
Bowling Scores - Dec. 15, 2017
John H. Fletcher
John C. Nelson
Edward Charles Simmons
Thomas "Tom" Wenzel
Grim's Grub: If you can't beat 'em, blend 'em!
Faith: Be prepared
Don't try to replace parent's deceased spouse
Adult & Teen Challenge Choir to sing at Swanburg church
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
As I See It: The greatest gifts
The Last Windrow: Beware, we've been here before with Vikings
Letter to the editor: Money and politics
Letter to the editor: U.S. flag reminder
Letter to the editor: Losing Laposky is huge loss
letters to the editor
Births: Dec. 17, 2017
Elmer and Val Stephan
October 25, 2017
WATCH: Dash cam video shows Minnesota deputy hitting deer at 114 mph
ISANTI COUNTY, Minn. - A Minnesota sheriff's deputy is lucky to be alive after the squad car he was driving collided with a deer Saturday morning,...
October 25, 2017 - 5:18pm
October 24, 2017
Snow storm could be on its way for eastern ND, northwest Minn.
October 24, 2017 - 8:51pm
October 12, 2017
Northwest Minn. nursing home to close in December
CLEARBROOK, Minn.—A northwest Minnesota nursing home is set to close this winter. Staff at the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society announced Monday that the society's skilled nursing facility in Clearbrook will close Dec. 8. Staff will help residents find new housing...
October 12, 2017 - 6:54pm
October 11, 2017
Boy Scouts of America to allow girls in its ranks for the first time
The Boy Scouts of America will allow girls into its ranks for the first time in its nearly 100-year history, its leaders announced Wednesday,...
October 11, 2017 - 3:44pm
October 10, 2017
Massive brawl involving more than 100 people breaks out at Minn. American Legion
St. Paul police called to a fight on Monday night found more than 100 people involved and a large number of officers had to respond to break...
October 10, 2017 - 4:44pm
October 5, 2017
Here's how much money Minn. candidates have received from gun control lobbyists
Pictured below is a representation of how much money Minnesota's political candidates received from gun control lobbyists during the 2016 election...
October 5, 2017 - 1:55pm
October 1, 2017
Crash near Wadena injures two
WADENA, Minn.—Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash near here Sunday, Oct. 1. According to a report released by the Minnesota State Patrol: The crash happened about 9:40 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 10 and Otter Tail County Road 75. An SUV driven by Jenna M....
October 1, 2017 - 5:08pm
September 24, 2017
Jury trial canceled in Minn. horse starvation case, plea hearing set
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A rural Waubun man, charged with three felonies in Becker County District Court for allegedly causing the death...
September 24, 2017 - 7:24am
September 11, 2017
14-year-old girl dies after falling off cliff north of Duluth
A 14-year-old girl died Sunday afternoon after falling off a cliff at Palisade Head, located along the shore of Lake Superior northeast of Silver...
September 11, 2017 - 2:13pm
August 21, 2017
Owl attack prompts Minnesota state park trail closure
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Lake Bemidji State Park staff have temporarily closed one of their park trails after an owl attack over the weekend. A 3-year-old...
August 21, 2017 - 5:57pm
August 18, 2017
During the solar eclipse, animals will be confused
Margarita Woc Colburn's childhood memories of a July 1991 total solar eclipse in Central America are of a social gathering for excited adult...
August 18, 2017 - 1:52pm
August 16, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Imagine a day without local news
I'm assuming our newspaper front page caught your attention this week. Let me explain why we joined more than 200 other newspapers across the...
August 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
6 resorts enroll in Minn. Century Resort recognition program
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Six resorts across Minnesota are being recognized as Century Resorts by the Minnesota Resort and Campground Association....
August 16, 2017 - 9:18am
August 15, 2017
State investigation reveals more sexual abuse at northern Minnesota treatment center
EAST GRAND FORKS. Minn. —A Minnesota Department of Health investigation into an East Grand Forks addiction treatment center found an employee...
August 15, 2017 - 4:52pm
August 6, 2017
Push underway to raise tobacco-buying age in Minn. lakes-area communities
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—The "Tobacco 21" push to get city councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham to raise the tobacco-sale age to 21...
August 6, 2017 - 10:33am