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Old McDonald had a... robot? Technology brings big changes, efficiencies to agriculture
Fish house removal deadlines near
Rural Perham man in jail after shooting at son with rifle
Telling a somber truth: ‘Always Lost’ opens at ITOW
Another Cold Forecast
Nelson, Bucholz continue in wrestle backs
'Jacket swimmers advance in four events
GBB: Yellowjackets downed by HOL Champions
BBB: Yellowjackets advance with victory over Hornets
Yellowjackets take fifth at state
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KENNETH "KENNY" EUGENE FEMLING
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Derek Clyde Omvig
Kaylee Ann Marie Godding
Bryan Alexander Alcaraz
Personal trainer puts ‘Fitness First’
‘No regrets’ for Arvig’s Pratt
New owner at Perham Physical Therapy
Cheers to Landmark Liquors: Perham store has record year; revenues save taxpayers money
A popular local watering hole gets revived: Playtime Bar and Grill reopens
Halting pine-to-farmland conversion was the right thing to do
Energy tips from an ol’ HVAC pro
Expecting the unexpected
Frozen creeks and stiff cheeks: memories of youth
VIDEO: Brrr-inging in $16K for kinship
Good reason for freezin’: Kinship fundraiser to be held Saturday
Table setting fair raises $12K for library
New York Mills is set for the second annual Winter Light Festival on Feb. 2
May 24, 2014
Volunteers help Battle Lake farmer plant his crops after cow sends him to intensive care
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. – Lee Evavold still doesn’t know which cow kicked him. The lifelong farmer was delivering a calf last month when one of his animals struck from behind, breaking his shoulder blade and five ribs. Evavold spent the better part of a week in the intensive...
news / region
May 24, 2014 - 2:34pm
May 12, 2014
50 coal train cars derail in Pillager
PILLAGER, Minn. — Coal and crushed metal littered the train tracks early Monday as crews worked to clear the scene of a massive train derailment near Pillager. Fifty train cars carrying coal derailed at about 11:48 p.m. Sunday in Sylvan Township, west of Pillager near County...
news / region
May 12, 2014 - 11:25am
April 11, 2014
Minimum wage set to rise
Minnesota's minimum wage is about to rise. After the House passed 71-60 a higher minimum wage Thursday, it heads to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is expected to sign it into law. "I think this is a great trade off, minimum wage for a better life for a great many people in this state,"...
news / state
April 11, 2014 - 11:44am
Holl's goal in final second vaults Gophers past UND
PHILADELPHIA – After the final buzzer sounded, and after the postgame handshake ended, the University of North Dakota men’s hockey players stood on the ice, not sure what to do next. In one of the most stunning finishes in the rivalry’s 60-year history, Minnesota scored a...
April 11, 2014 - 8:44am
April 10, 2014
Obtain permits for open burning
Residents are reminded that permits are required for open burning and those permits have limitations, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. An open burning permit is required for any fire larger than 3 feet in diameter and when the ground is not covered by...
sports / outdoors
April 10, 2014 - 2:22pm
UND looks for its Rocky moment against Gophers
PHILADELPHIA – On Wednesday morning, the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team ran up the famed stairs from the Rocky movie and saw the statue of the boxer. Today, UND will try to play the role. Fourth-seeded UND, the last team to get an at-large bid into the NCAA...
April 10, 2014 - 7:43am
March 27, 2014
Area resort owners attend Day on the Hill
Members of the Congress of Minnesota Resorts attended the annual Day on the Hill in St. Paul on March 18 and 19, lobbying for legislation important to the resort industry. Richcville resort owners Vince and Cheryl Prososki, of Northern Lights Resort and Jim and Kristin Wherley,...
March 27, 2014 - 8:53am
March 26, 2014
Pilot error cited in fatal 2013 crash near Hawley
HAWLEY, Minn. – An airplane crash near here last March was the fault of the 48-year-old pilot it killed, according to federal investigators. Kevin Ferris, a Moorhead High School and Minnesota State University Moorhead graduate who owned a flower shop in Duluth, shouldn’t have...
news / accidents
March 26, 2014 - 11:08am
March 9, 2014
Minn. state Class A boys hockey: East Grand Forks wins state title
ST. PAUL — The Green Wave are the Title Wave for the first time in program history. East Grand Forks Senior High won its first state boys hockey championship as seven different skaters scored — highlighted by a five-goal second period — to beat Hermantown 7-3...
March 9, 2014 - 10:20am
March 2, 2014
Park Rapids murder victim, suspect had reconnected
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – Friends hadn’t been able to contact Kiela Knowles last Sunday. Toward the afternoon, one of them texted Harley Leritz...
news / crime
March 2, 2014 - 11:16am
March 1, 2014
New fishing licenses needed for fishing Minnesota this weekend
If you’re planning to go fishing in Minnesota this weekend, make sure you buy a new fishing license first. The old licenses expire today. If my experience is any indication, there’s going to be some confusion about this. Like pretty much everyone else, I’d been under...
sports / outdoors
March 1, 2014 - 11:52am
February 27, 2014
Seventh-graders finish season undefeated
The seventh-grade boys basketball team finished a perfect season winning the Heart O' Lakes tournament and ending the year with an unblemished record of 15-0. Coach Carstens was extremely proud of the team's defense, passing, intensity and shooting abilities. "They have a lot...
sports / youth sports
February 27, 2014 - 5:09pm
Woman found dead in snow in Motley
MOTLEY, Minn. -- A 36-year-old Staples woman was found dead Tuesday in the snow near an apartment complex in Motley. Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel said Anna Eakle’s body was discovered around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday. He said there was no indication of foul play. Motley...
news / accidents
February 27, 2014 - 8:33am
Fargo couple's deaths after shootout with deputy ruled homicide-suicide
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – Two people involved in a shootout with a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy before they were found dead near here on Monday were from Fargo. Katie Ray Christopherson, 29, and Devin Blowers, 24, both died of gunshot wounds on Monday, according to a statement...
news / crime
February 27, 2014 - 8:30am