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GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Tickets to see the previously announced Eric Church concert early next year in Grand Forks will go on sale Sept. 30, the Ralph Engelstad Arena announced Wednesday. Grand Forks is one of more than 60 cities that are part of the "Holdin' My Own" tour, which will make a stop at The Ralph on Jan. 15. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 30. They range in price from $25 to $89 and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 653-8000. On the first day of sales, tickets will be available only online at ticketmaster.com.
ADA, Minn. -- A Detroit Lakes man was killed in a crash near Ada late Monday night, Sept. 19. At approximately 11:30 p.m., a semi was travelling east on county Highway 39, turning onto Highway 24. As the semi was turning left, a 2015 Ford pickup, which was travelling southbound on Highway 24, failed to stop at the intersection and collided with the trailer of the semi, the Norman County Sheriff's Office said.
OTTERTAIL, Minn. - Authorities in Otter Tail County have identified the body found outside a restaurant Friday afternoon. According to an autopsy report, 67-year-old Joseph Brennan died of natural causes while walking from the Hoot N Holler to his home. His body was found east of the restaurant's parking lot. Officials are using camera footage to determine exactly when Brennen died.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Three people are in critical condition after an air ambulance helicopter crashed near the Alexandria airport early Saturday. A North Memorial Health Care helicopter crashed en route to the Alexandria airport at 2:07 a.m., according to a statement from North Memorial. Three North Memorial crew members were injured. There were no patients on board. North Memorial said the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board have been notified.
No matter where opinions fall regarding the American Indian protest of a pipeline project near the Missouri River in North Dakota, this much is certain: Oil will flow to markets...
Otter Tail County Election Administration encourages voters to verify or update their voter registration by Tuesday, Oct. 18, to save time at the polling site on election day. Registration will close temporarily for 20 days prior to the general election on Nov. 8, and reopen on election day. Voters may verify if they are properly registered to vote at the State General Election site. Visit https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/VoterStatus.aspx
Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire recently announced the addition of new associate attorney, Samuel D. Felix, to its Perham office. Felix started with the firm in June and is practicing in the areas of estate planning, real estate and business entities. He will be working closely with Terry Karkela. Prior to moving to Perham, Felix was employed in the legal department of Thomson Reuters as a law firm manager specializing in legal research and account and client management services.
A helicopter clipped a power line on the north side of Pelican Lake, downing the line and causing a grass fire that took about an hour to extinguish, Audubon Fire Chief Chris Wiedenmeyer said Tuesday, Aug. 30. The helicopter was spraying potato fields by County Highway 20 near the Becker and Otter Tail County line when it hit the power line. When the line hit the ground, it started a grass fire that grew to about an acre, Wiedenmeyer said.
A 56-year-old former farm owner from Detroit Lakes faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court for allegedly wrongly selling 295 dairy cows leased to him by another farm. In March, Sunshine Heifers reported to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office that cattle leased from 2013 to 2014 to Ricki Jay Stene’s Twin Creek Farms were unaccounted for. Twin Creek Farms had closed days before the report.
The Detroit Lakes Tribune is turning the page on its top leadership, as Melissa Swenson has taken over as publisher and advertising director of the newspaper. Swenson brings with her 17 years of experience within Forum Communications Company, starting her FCC career in October of 1999 as the regional marketing director for the Lakes Group, based out of Detroit Lakes.