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‘Art’ of the matter: Retired teacher, Marlene Johnson, keeps art alive in HOTL classrooms
Cass Lake man receives 60 months in prison for shooting White Earth man
Fight over Sunday liquor sales continues
‘Project of passion’: Lil’ Evil tribute bike gains national notoriety
Building a friendship: Kinship pair connects through woodworking and other activities
Yellowjackets dominant at home
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
'DEFLATE GATE': Belichick: 'No explanation for what happened'
Packers remain in shock from loss to Seahawks
MELVINA "MEL" ALMIDIA TRIEGLAFF
GORDON "GORDY" ALLEN JOHNSON
ELENORE MARY (GRISMER) ADAMCZYK
Family Dollar celebrates grand opening in Ottertail
Papacito’s gets a new owner
Turning phone books into a booming business: Ralph Logan retires from Arvig after 36-year career
Minnesota must heed call of oil-safety report
Optimism is a useful quality
Bobcats common in the area, though rarely seen
The Prairie Spy: When the remedies are worse than the ailments
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February 7, 2013
PR man who couldn't stay sober gets 110 month sentence
A Park Rapids man who couldn't refrain from alcohol and killed his friend in a drunken brawl in 2010 is back behind bars for a long time. Judge...
news / crime
February 7, 2013 - 9:03am
January 30, 2013
UPDATE: Murder charge filed, bail set at $2 million
Charges of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder were filed against a Detroit Lakes man Tuesday in Becker County District Court. Ronald Matthew Quiceno, 38, is accused of shooting Travis Dwayne Buckanaga, 23, of Detroit Lakes, "multiple" times in the torso during...
news / crime
January 30, 2013 - 3:24pm
December 12, 2012
Defense attorney seeks suppression of damaging statements mother made to cops about abused child
The public defender for a St. Paul Park woman charged with child abuse said in court Monday she would seek to suppress several statements her client gave to authorities while being questioned. "I will be filing a motion challenging the voluntariness of statements she gave to law...
news / crime
December 12, 2012 - 3:51pm
Sheriff seeks probe, citing Scannell sex prosecutions
Because Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell prosecutes people who commit sex crimes with minors, and because he is accused of having an inappropriate romantic relationship with a 17-year-old girl, Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk has asked the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension...
December 12, 2012 - 9:44am
August 29, 2012
New York Mills man sentenced for 2011 fatal crash
The driver in the crash that killed Ty Bell and injured a 15-year-old girl last summer has been sentenced. Daniel Resch, now 22, of NY Mills, was convicted of operating a motor vehicle in a grossly negligent manner, a felony offense. He was sentenced Aug. 20 to four years at the...
news / local / accidents
August 29, 2012 - 4:46pm
June 4, 2010
Molotov cocktail incident has similarities to two Walker fire bombings
Cass County authorities have joined Park Rapids police investigating the similarities between firebombing incidents in both counties. Last month a Molotov cocktail was thrown through a side window of Belle Taine Glass, off Highway 34 in Park Rapids. The cocktail extinguished itself...
June 4, 2010 - 9:28am
May 20, 2009
18-year-old held for ink pen stabbing at Wadena-Deer Creek High School
An 18-year-old man was arrested Monday night in Wadena after allegedly stabbing a 17-year-old girl with an ink pen. The Wadena Police Department responded to the Wadena-Deer Creek high school parking lot at 8:30 p.m. Monday on a report of an altercation. Officers learned the man...
May 20, 2009 - 12:03pm
May 18, 2009
Dent woman charged with fleeing police officers
A Dent, Minn., woman is facing felony charges of fleeing a peace officer and first-degree driving while intoxicated-test refusal in connection with a high-speed car chase that took place in Becker County last week. Marlene Jean Honer, 49, of 40133 Purlieu Road, Dent, made her first...
crime / news
May 18, 2009 - 10:25am
March 11, 2009
Suspects in Fergus Falls kidnapping appear in court
An Elbow Lake man and his stepson made their first court appearances Tuesday in connection with the weekend abduction of a 17-year-old girl. David Randy Sabby, 46, faces 10 criminal charges ranging from kidnapping to sexual assault to violating an order for protection. Sabby is...
March 11, 2009 - 1:48pm
March 4, 2009
Moorhead man assaulted with police-style baton while using urinal at local bar
Moorhead police say an assault victim suffered head lacerations when he was struck with a police-style baton while using a urinal at Chumley's Bar on Tuesday night. Officers responded just before midnight to a report of an assault with a pool cue at the bar. Lt.
crime / news
March 4, 2009 - 10:49am
February 26, 2009
Counselor at Walker, Minn., area camp sentenced for criminal sexual conduct with 14-year-old girl
The counselor who forced a camper to engage in sexual activities with him June 25 at Camp Olson near Longville, Minn., was sentenced Feb. 23 in Cass County District Court to 25 years supervised probation. Spencer Olin Krum, 20, of Eugene, Ore., had pleaded guilty Dec. 29 one count...
February 26, 2009 - 2:23pm