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'A blessing and a curse.' Saved from the rubble, Minn. plane crash victim won $27.7M judgement before judge reversed it.
After skydiving mishap, Army staff sergeant from Minn. takes on traumatic brain injury
Attacked with a hammer, third-grader in California died trying to defend his little sister, family says
Equifax CEO Richard Smith steps down amid hacking scandal
One injured in rollover near Blackduck
VOLLEYBALL: Jacks rally, overcome 2-1 deficit to beat Perham
TIMBERWOLVES: Athletic Jefferson catches Thibodeau's eye
Bemidji bowlers compete at NY Mills
Bemidji Aerials begin gymnastics season
SOCCER: Beavers win seventh straight
John E. Werner
Richard "Dick" Louis Rutherford Sr.
Kathleen "Kitty" Filar Johnson
Clifton "Cliff" Bitker
McArdle: The NFL can't afford to become a battleground
PATT RALL COLUMN: Louie did not go gentle into that good night: Remembering Louis Marchand
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Schools need all of our help for 100 percent grad rate
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jerry Willet remembered as fine legislator
COMMENTARY: Be informed about Cass Lake-Bena referendum
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: All are welcome to pro-life gathering
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
September 23, 2017
In taking impaired drivers off roads, officer says: 'there's only so many people I can stop'
RED WING, Minn. — Between dusk and the twilight hours of dawn, Minnesota State Patrol trooper Kendall LeMay works the graveyard shift...
September 23, 2017 - 9:17am
September 21, 2017
Firing of central Minn. police officer for DWI upheld by arbitrator
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — The termination of a former Litchfield police sergeant — who was charged last year with DWI while off-duty —...
September 21, 2017 - 6:59pm
September 20, 2017
Chronic drunken drivers continue to traverse Minn. roads to put others at risk
RED WING, Minn. — On a snowy January night 15 years ago, Craig Barnd saw a flash of light as his car swerved head-on into another about...
September 20, 2017 - 9:51am
August 23, 2017
Minnesota man facing 11th DWI charge
DULUTH -- A 54-year-old Duluth man is facing his 11th DWI charge in St. Louis County. Todd Alan Murphy was charged in State District Court on...
August 23, 2017 - 8:50pm
July 5, 2017
Minnesota man charged with 10th DWI
ROSEMOUNT, Minn. -- A Rosemount, Minn., man was arrested on suspicion of his 10th drunken-driving offense Tuesday in western Wisconsin. The...
July 5, 2017 - 2:47pm
June 6, 2016
Off-duty state trooper charged with DWI after hitting signs, getting stuck in Fridley
FRIDLEY - An off-duty Minnesota state trooper took out several road signs and got his pickup truck stuck in a median before he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving early Thursday in Fridley, according to court documents. The trooper, Sgt. Chris Daas, was arrested by Fridley...
June 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 9, 2015
Stearns County man leads police on 100 mph chase after drinking ‘28 to 34’ beers
By Sam Louwagie St. Cloud Times BELGRADE, Minn. — A man led police on a chase driving more than 100 mph before admitting to drinking "28 to 34" beers, according to criminal charges filed Tuesday in Stearns County court. Darren Robert Oeltjen, 40, was charged with fleeing a police...
December 9, 2015 - 6:41pm
October 7, 2015
Cass Lake man faces DWI, assault charges after hitting man with pickup
BEMIDJI—A Cass Lake man accused of striking a man with his truck while having a blood alcohol concentration of 0.255 faces felony second-degree...
October 7, 2015 - 5:35pm
June 20, 2015
Ramsey County deputy charged with second DWI since 2014
ST. PAUL -- A veteran Ramsey County sheriff's deputy was charged with a DWI for the second time since 2014. Glen John Pothen, 45, of Roseville was charged last week in Dakota County with two counts of third-degree driving while under the influence of alcohol and one count of careless...
June 20, 2015 - 2:16pm
May 18, 2015
Minnesota driver who killed 3 brothers in DWI crash picked up again
LAKEVILLE, Minn. -- A Farmington man who was convicted of killing three brothers in a drunken driving crash 10 years ago has been charged with driving drunk again. Boe Elijah Barlage, 33, was pulled over Thursday night in Lakeville after police received a report about 9:40 p.m....
May 18, 2015 - 11:21pm
April 2, 2014
Beltrami County DWI court graduates a record four participants
BEMIDJI -- Sirens sound, heart quickens, panic strikes, flashing lights, pull over -- you’re busted. Four people arrested for DWI in Beltrami...
April 2, 2014 - 7:11pm
March 11, 2014
Sebeka police chief cited for DWI retires
SEBEKA, Minn. -- At a special meeting Monday, Sebeka City Council members unanimously accepted the retirement of the town’s police chief, who was recently cited for driving while intoxicated, and appointed a part-time officer as interim chief.
March 11, 2014 - 10:11am
August 26, 2013
Report: 104 drunken-driving deaths in Minnesota last year
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State traffic-safety officials have released a report on drunken driving that says 104 people died last year and more than 28,000 people were arrested in alcohol-related traffic incidents. The state Department of Public Safety said Monday the drunken-driving...
August 26, 2013 - 1:26pm
May 14, 2013
ATV crash injures girl; man charged with DWI
COSMOS, Minn. -- A 5-year-old girl was seriously injured Sunday in an ATV accident near Cosmos and a rural Darwin man is in jail on charges of second-degree driving while impaired and criminal vehicular operation resulting in injury.
May 14, 2013 - 8:42am
April 17, 2013
Bemidji man gets four years in drunk driving case
DULUTH — A Bemidji man who received a probationary sentence after driving drunk, crashing into a vehicle and seriously injuring a Duluth police officer has been sentenced to four years in prison after being convicted of driving drunk again.
April 17, 2013 - 7:09pm