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Homelessness in the Becker, Otter Tail County area hard on elderly
Minn. vice principal arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
PHS students perform in Chicago festival
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Goodhue takes down LP-A Raiders for second straight year
Minnesota Boys State Basketball Tournament--Thursday action
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Peggy Lynette Korell
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
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!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
November 8, 2013
Former Duluth teacher convicted of sex abuse now directs Arizona choir
A former Duluth high school teacher convicted of sexually abusing two students now is working as the choir director at an Arizona church, and that has drawn the ire of an abuse victims’ advocacy group. Eric Holtan, 42, who taught music classes at Duluth East High School, admitted...
November 8, 2013 - 9:53am
June 21, 2012
Those planning to travel to Duluth area urged to stay away
DULUTH - Those planning travel to Duluth and the North Shore areas in the coming days and weekend should check before traveling. A state of...
June 21, 2012 - 10:19am
December 4, 2009
Northland ski hills ready to open
DULUTH -- Skiers and snowboarders, grab your gear. The weather you've been waiting for is nearly here. The arrival of colder weather to the Northland has workers at ski hills at long last putting in long hours to make snow. Spirit Mountain and Giants Ridge will open at least one...
December 4, 2009 - 1:01pm
December 1, 2009
Princeton man in 120-mile chase was thinking of suicide
DULUTH -- The driver of a car that led police on a high-speed chase for almost 120 miles Saturday afternoon that ended in a fiery crash in Knife River was apparently suicidal at the time, the Minnesota State Patrol reports, and hadn't committed any major crime before the chase started. The...
December 1, 2009 - 10:29am
November 27, 2009
Wisconsin woman charged with assaulting abortion protester in Duluth
DULUTH -- A woman remains jailed Friday after allegedly holding a knife to the neck of an anti-abortion demonstrator in Duluth. Mechelle Tallulah Hall, of Superior, Wis., is charged with second-degree assault.
November 27, 2009 - 11:33am
Duluth-area homeowners return to discover burglary suspect fleeing their home
DULUTH -- A 34-year-old Duluth man is being held in the St. Louis County Jail after being caught burglarizing a Lincoln Park home by the homeowners Thanksgiving morning, police said. The suspect was known to the homeowners and had a brief confrontation with one of them before fleeing...
November 27, 2009 - 11:07am
October 22, 2009
La-Z-Boy crash leads to DWI near Duluth
DULUTH -- A Proctor man driving a motorized La-Z-Boy lounge chair hit a parked vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Dennis LeRoy Anderson,...
October 22, 2009 - 1:33pm
October 20, 2009
Teen girls involved in Duluth-area muggings already have criminal records
DULUTH -- They're brazen and emboldened and act in concert with each other, but police aren't ready to call them a girl gang -- more like a group of teenage girls leading each other in the wrong direction. A 55-year-old woman told Duluth police she was walking along the Lakewalk...
October 20, 2009 - 9:00am
October 12, 2009
Duluth's 300-foot rental rule could become permanent
DULUTH -- It's back. The controversial 300-foot rule is again coming up for debate, as the city is proposing to make it a permanent part of the new zoning code. The rule, which bans new rental licenses in college neighborhoods within 300 feet of an existing one, with few exceptions,...
October 12, 2009 - 9:10am
October 8, 2009
Alpine slide proposed for Spirit Mountian ski area in Duluth
DULUTH -- Spirit Mountain ski area in Duluth is making a move to become a year-round destination with construction of an Alpine Coaster ride. The attraction would be open all year and whisk riders down a winding, 3,500-foot stainless steel track at speeds up to 26 mph. Riders, who...
October 8, 2009 - 10:45am
October 2, 2009
Duluth, Iron Range lost second-most construction, mining and logging jobs in U.S.
DULUTH -- The Twin Ports and Iron Range lost the second-most construction, mining and logging jobs in the past year of any metropolitan area in the U.S., according to a report released Wednesday. Carlton, Douglas and St. Louis counties suffered a 33 percent decline in employment...
October 2, 2009 - 10:01am
October 1, 2009
Warmth delays fall color in the Northland
DULUTH -- The good news? If you haven't had time to catch the peak of fall color, you haven't missed it yet. The bad news? There might not be as much peak as usual. Tree experts and other leaf-watchers confirm that the general changeover to fall color is more than a week behind...
October 1, 2009 - 2:38pm
September 28, 2009
Duluth meth ring leader gets 11 years in prison
DULUTH -- A leader of what's been called one of the largest meth rings in the Northland's history was sentenced Friday to more than 11 years in prison. Jimmy Jo Korf, 27, who grew up on the Iron Range and has lived in Duluth and St.
September 28, 2009 - 11:17am
September 16, 2009
Duluth dentist's blood-alcohol level 3½ times legal limit after he struck State Patrol car
DULUTH -- A Duluth dentist had a blood-alcohol content 3½ times the legal limit to drive when he plowed into a Minnesota State Patrol trooper...
September 16, 2009 - 10:20am
September 15, 2009
State forests may disappear due to climate change according to University of Minnesota research paper
DULUTH -- Substantial areas of what is now Northland forest may someday change to savanna or grassland, according to University of Minnesota...
September 15, 2009 - 8:56am