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HEALTH CARE: Ideas on the table: GOP, Dayton both express need for action
Community members discuss Red Lake constitutional reform
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A mini-Minion: City holds annual Bark ‘N’ Boo event at Nymore Dog Park
CITY: Bemidji's municipal liquor stores show slight uptick in net profits
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers learned lots from sweep at North Dakota
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys repeat as Section 8AA champs, Hamrin headed back too
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU bracing for physical series with UND
TENNIS: BHS junior Kelm still alive in Class AA singles consolation bracket
AREA VOLLEYBALL: Blackduck, K-N, CL-B lose in 8A playoffs
Helen Elizabeth Tindell
Monte T. Olson
Monte T. Olson
Danielle Taylor Rivera
Jerome "Jerry" Stubbe
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakdok, others fan the flames of Islamaphobia
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Joe Vene fights for our veterans
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March 31, 2015
Man found dead on golf course likely died of hypothermia
Preliminary autopsy results released Tuesday indicate a man found dead Monday near Fertile, Minn., appears to have died of hypothermia. The victim, identified as 35-year-old Andrew Jon Springer, was found at the Sandhill River Golf Course south of Fertile at about 4 p.m. Monday...
March 31, 2015 - 1:29pm
March 11, 2015
Crookston bust nets "substantial" amount of meth, police say
CROOKSTON -- Drug investigators arrested a Crookston man Tuesday night after finding a "substantial amount of suspected methamphetamine," according to the Crookston Police Department. Agents with the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force, which operates in northwest Minnesota, were carrying...
March 11, 2015 - 1:54pm
Crookston nursing home nurse fired after found stealing pain medication from residents
CROOKSTON - A Crookston nurse's license was suspended after administrators at the Villa St. Vincent nursing home in Crookston discovered he was peeling pain patches from residents' backs, affixing them to his tongue and sticking them back onto residents an hour later, according to...
December 11, 2014 - 9:37am
August 16, 2014
East Grand Forks gas station managers charged with embezzling nearly $200,000
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- Two gas station managers were charged this week in state district court in Crookston with theft by swindling after allegedly embezzling nearly $200,000 from Northdale Oil in East Grand Forks over several years. The charges against Craig and Tanya Scheer, 50...
August 16, 2014 - 4:08pm
August 12, 2014
E. coli outbreak linked to animals at Minnesota fairs, including in Polk County
ST. PAUL -- A traveling Minnesota petting zoo has been linked to an outbreak of E. coli infections in several counties. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, cases of E. coli have been found among 13 people, seven of whom have been hospitalized. The department...
August 12, 2014 - 7:55pm
July 18, 2014
Missing Crookston man found after five-hour search
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A missing and reportedly suicidal man was found Thursday night after emergency responders searched for about five hours, including a helicopter and river search. The 30-year-old Crookston man went missing about 2 p.m., said Crookston Police Chief Paul...
July 18, 2014 - 10:16am
July 12, 2014
One injured in Polk County rollover
POLK COUNTY, MINN. — A Fertile, Minn., man was seriously injured in a rollover here Saturday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Ryan R. Broden, 35, was injured when the 2009 Chevy Impala he was driving rolled at Highway 32 and County Road 41 around 5:15 a.m., the...
July 12, 2014 - 3:23pm
May 7, 2014
Minnesota trio faces meth charges in Polk County
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Three people have been charged in connection with a methamphetamine lab bust in the city of Trail, Minn. Leslie Gene Stine, 34, Trail, Minn.; Erick Roy Fjerstad, 35, Fosston, Minn.; and Jessica Marie Campbell, 30, Bagley, Minn., made initial appearances in...
May 7, 2014 - 8:25am
March 18, 2014
3 horses killed when hit by car in Polk County
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. -- Three horses were killed early Monday when they were struck by a vehicle in rural East Grand Forks. According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Department, Danny Johnson, 30, of Red Lake Falls, was eastbound in a 2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo on Polk...
March 18, 2014 - 9:10am
March 5, 2014
Fargo woman killed in Polk County crash
MENTOR, Minn. -- A Fargo woman died and an East Grand Forks man was injured Tuesday morning in a crash west of Mentor, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Karen Wainscott, 59, died after her Chevy Equinox collided with a Volvo tractor driven by Tyler Messelt, 31. He was...
March 5, 2014 - 9:04am
December 2, 2013
Fire heavily damages downtown Fosston businesses, apartments
A late-night fire Sunday heavily damaged a building that houses Fosston Chiropractic Clinic and three residential apartments on North Johnson Avenue in Fosston, Minn. The fire alarm sounded at about 10:35 p.m. Sunday, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Department. When...
December 2, 2013 - 9:19am
August 26, 2013
Man arrested after pursuit between Erskine and McIntosh
A McIntosh, Minn., man was arrested Saturday after a two-mile police chase through Polk County. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said the 36-year-old man who has not been identified, was treated at Essentia Hospital in Fosston, Minn., and then taken into custody and placed in the...
August 26, 2013 - 11:38am
August 22, 2013
Winger woman named 60th Princess Kay
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A 20-year-old college student from northwestern Minnesota has been crowned the 60th Princess Kay of the Milky Way. Polk...
August 22, 2013 - 9:42am
Drought making comeback in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As drought conditions return to Minnesota, authorities warned Thursday that the wildfire danger is rising throughout much of the state. A weekly update from the U.S. Drought Monitor showed a new area of moderate drought centered on Carlton and northern...
August 22, 2013 - 9:37am