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Thinking caps on! Children learn about science during MPR ‘Brains On!’ event
Back together, in song: BSU Choir Reunion Concert brings the generations back to campus
St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Blackduck Fall Festival winners announced
Living Life In Balance on Sept. 25 in Blackduck
Regular golfer at age 100 offers ideas on ongoing health
Timberwolves' 18-day pre-season trip could help new group bond
Wiggins has no doubt he'll re-sign with Timberwolves
Vikings' receiver Wright just happy to be playing
VIKINGS: Injured Bradford to miss Sunday's game, will meet with orthopedic specialist
Parise back on ice after back issue
Warren Donald Dufseth
Melvin "Pat" Gilstad
William James Sliney
Pearl Rose (Eldridge) Keenan
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
SUE BRUNS COLUMN: You don't have to go far to see something new
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
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mathews has done a great job for our city
July 28, 2014
Little Falls man dies in crash near Garrison
GARRISON, Minn. -- A Little Falls, Minn., man died Saturday after a crash near Garrison, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. According to the report, Todd Dickover, 55, was driving at 1:12 p.m. on Highway 18 when he went off the road on the east side of the ditch, went...
July 28, 2014 - 8:59am
Smith won’t testify in Little Falls murder trial; closing arguments coming Tuesday
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Defense attorney Steven Meshbesher told reporters Monday it was his decision to not have Byron Smith testify. Smith is on trial in Morrison County for two first-degree murder indictments in the Thanksgiving Day 2012 shooting deaths of Nick Brady and Haile...
April 28, 2014 - 2:26pm
January 20, 2014
NORDIC SKIING: A pair of sixth place finishes for Bemidji
LITTLE FALLS -- Both the boys and girls Bemidji Nordic Ski teams finished in sixth place Monday at Camp Ripley in Little Falls. The 12-school event was a pursuit style race with a 5 kilometer race followed by a freestyle, and was considered a warm-up for sections in February....
January 20, 2014 - 9:02pm
December 3, 2013
Shareholders approve ethanol co-op sale
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Shareholders have approved the sale of Central Minnesota Ethanol Co-op in Little Falls. About 650 shareholders voted in the last week on selling the facility to Green Biologics, Inc. It plans to convert the plant to butanol production. The purchase...
December 3, 2013 - 12:01pm
November 25, 2013
1st-degree murder charges stand in Little Falls
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A judge has declined to dismiss a first-degree murder indictment against a Minnesota man accused of shooting two teens breaking into his house. Byron David Smith, 64, is accused in the shooting deaths of Haile Kifer, 18, and her cousin Nick Brady,...
November 25, 2013 - 2:14pm
November 4, 2013
Minnesota's 500,000 hunters help local businesses
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Hunting is big business in Minnesota, with nearly 500,000 people expected to head into the woods this year. The businesses catering to hunters include Thielen Meats in Little Falls. Owner John Thielen tells WCCO-TV that his family typically produces...
November 4, 2013 - 10:32am
February 6, 2013
Boy accused of burglary before Little Falls deaths
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A Little Falls teenager has been charged with burglarizing the home of a man in the months before he allegedly shot and killed two other teens who broke into his house. Seventeen-year-old Cody Kasper was charged Tuesday in connection with two burglaries...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00pm
January 15, 2013
Little Falls man, charged with killing 2 teens, has hearing moved to May
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — The next court appearance for a Little Falls man accused of fatally shooting two teenage intruders at his home on Thanksgiving has been moved to May. Morrison County Judge Douglas Anderson on Tuesday rescheduled Byron Smith's Jan. 22 hearing for May 6....
January 15, 2013 - 4:48pm
December 18, 2012
Little Falls man charged with killing 2 teens posts bail
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A central Minnesota charged with killing two teenage cousins who broke into his home on Thanksgiving is out of jail. Morrison County jail officials say 64-year-old Byron David Smith of rural Little Falls posted $50,000 cash as conditional bail on Tuesday...
December 18, 2012 - 11:29am
November 26, 2012
Previous break-in at Minn. home where teens shot
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — The home of a Minnesota man held in the shooting deaths of two teenage cousins has been burglarized at least once before. Byron David Smith of Little Falls told police he shot 18-year-old Haile Kifer and 17-year-old Nicholas Brady during a break-in Thursday....
November 26, 2012 - 10:58am
October 25, 2012
School bus tips on slippery central Minn. road
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A school bus has tipped over on a slippery road near Little Falls, sending six students to the hospital with minor injuries. The Morrison County sheriff's office says the bus driver lost control on a sharp curve around 7:15 a.m. Thursday. The bus was carrying...
October 25, 2012 - 3:46pm