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Baby found safe in Willmar after possible abduction
Licorice during pregnancy linked to health issues for kids
Fargo woman has seat at Oscars red carpet
Kindred students take on service project to celebrate National FFA Week
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Perham crowns four wrestling champions, send eight to state
Jada Olsen takes all-around bronze
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Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
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August 10, 2016
Officials release names of Mahnomen farm couple in apparent murder-suicide
RURAL MAHNOMEN, Minn. – Authorities have identified the names of a man and woman found dead Tuesday, Aug. 9, on a farmstead about 11 miles northeast of Mahnomen. The two were 68-year-old Elizabeth Thompson and 74-year-old Lynn Thompson, the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office said...
August 10, 2016 - 5:36pm
August 8, 2016
Elementary principal accused of theft, put on leave
DILWORTH, Minn. -- The principal of the Glyndon-Felton Elementary School has been placed on administrative leave, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District Superintendent Bryan Thygeson said Monday, Aug. 8. Shannon Jean Dahlberg, 45, of Moorhead, was charged Monday with felony theft...
August 8, 2016 - 1:35pm
July 18, 2016
Girl, 12, hurt when she falls off tube, hit by another passing boat
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. -- A 12-year-old girl who had fallen off a tube while it was being towed was injured when she was hit by a passing boat Sunday afternoon on Clitherall Lake about 25 miles east of Fergus Falls. According to the Ottertail County Sheriff’s Department, Seth Lebrecque,...
July 18, 2016 - 4:53pm
Toddler found unresponsive in Duluth Township septic tank
Authorities found a toddler unresponsive in a septic tank in Duluth Township Sunday evening. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says they received a report around 7:20 p.m. that a 3-year-old boy had fallen into the tank. He was airlifted by Life Link Air Ambulance to St. Luke's,...
July 18, 2016 - 12:31pm
July 13, 2016
Baby alligator found on bike path near Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. -- It’s not everyday the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office gets a call about a citizen finding an alligator. Yes, an alligator. Not a big one, but a baby alligator. “We’re all quite shocked,” Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl said of finding a baby alligator....
July 13, 2016 - 1:11pm
June 29, 2016
Death, fire considered suspicious after body found in burned Moorhead home
MOORHEAD -- A fire that heavily damaged a south Moorhead home Tuesday afternoon, June 28, is being treated as suspicious after officials found the burned remains of a human body inside, police said. First responders did not immediately find any victims inside the residence 1019 11...
June 29, 2016 - 9:50am
June 28, 2016
DL firefighters battle apartment fire near old Anglo American gas station
Detroit Lakes firefighters were called to battle a blaze in an unoccupied two-story building near the old Anglo-American gas station early Monday...
June 28, 2016 - 2:06pm
June 27, 2016
Bemidji kidnapping suspect formally charged
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl was formally charged and appeared in court Monday. Jacob William Kinn, 32, was arraigned shortly after he was officially charged with one count of kidnapping. Kinn was arrested Thursday in connection with the...
June 27, 2016 - 1:33pm
June 3, 2016
Fergus Falls man charged with father's murder
Fergus Falls, MN - The suspect in an apparent murder has been identified by the Fergus Falls Police Department. Dustin Defiel, 28, is charged with second degree murder of his father, Ricardo Defiel. The Fergus Falls Police Department reports they were dispatched to the home at 1900...
June 3, 2016 - 12:54pm
June 2, 2016
Yes, this western Minnesota family bought a zoo
VERGAS, Minn. -- "We Bought a Zoo" wasn't just a 2011 family film for Dusty Ebersviller and his family. It's a reality. After 16 years of purchasing,...
June 2, 2016 - 9:51am
May 28, 2016
Three to four funnel clouds spotted east of Moorhead
FARGO - Emergency sirens sounded off just before 3 p.m. on May 27 in Fargo-Moorhead after funnel clouds were spotted east of Moorhead causing a scare to residents mostly at work. Pete Speicher, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Grand Forks, estimated that three to four funnel...
May 28, 2016 - 10:45am
May 12, 2016
Franklin Lake burglary cases solved
A 16-year-old male is being charged with close to 15 burglaries in the past several months on the east side of Franklin Lake, northeast of Pelican Rapids. "Detectives have also linked this same juvenile to other burglaries in the Lida Shores Loop area on the north side of Lake Lida,...
May 12, 2016 - 11:36am
Minnesota taekwondo master escapes violent bear encounter
BRAINERD - A Brainerd man escaped a violent encounter with a bear Tuesday night with minor injuries. Garrett DeWitt was walking his dogs near the 1900 block of Graydon Avenue in south Brainerd shortly after 10 p.m. when a bear charged at him and knocked him over, then ran away. Officers...
May 12, 2016 - 11:25am
May 5, 2016
Large wildfire ignites north of Staples
STAPLES, Minn. -- A wildfire ignited northwest of Staples in northern Minnesota Wednesday afternoon, sending out an air and ground attack by firefighters. Forestry crews with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and area firefighters responded to the wildfire reported at...
May 5, 2016 - 10:22am
April 29, 2016
Tree planting set for May 21 in Ottertail
The third and final phase of the Ottertail Landscaping Project will soon be completed. "Fifty-nine trees will be planted," reported Council member Ron Grobeck at the April 14 meeting of the Ottertail City Council. Local volunteers are scheduled to plant the trees on Saturday, May...
April 29, 2016 - 11:41am