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Public invited to Horticulture Night in Morris tonight
The University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) invites the public to attend its 43rd annual Horticulture Night on Thursday, July 25 from 5 to 9 p.m.
July 25, 2013 - 8:07am
July 18, 2013
West Central School of Agriculture to hold reunion Saturday
The University of Minnesota, Morris will host the West Central School of Agriculture (WCSA) All-School Reunion on Saturday, July 20. The reunion is an annual event on the Morris campus, the former home of the WCSA. The event is a cherished tradition that provides opportunities for...
July 18, 2013 - 8:05am
July 13, 2013
Former cocaine dealer, now evangelist, to speak in Pelican Rapids
Bob Hanus, a former cocaine dealer turned evangelist, will be the featured speaker on Friday, July 19, at the Old Fashioned Gospel Tent meetings held in Pelican Rapids. Hanus shares the gospel by carrying a large wooden cross through the streets of North America, passing out gospel...
July 13, 2013 - 9:19am
July 12, 2013
'MacGyver' bombs' explode in Montevideo, police say
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. -- Montevideo Police say someone has been setting off "MacGyver bombs" in this western Minnesota town. Over the past few days, police have found eight "MacGyver bombs," according to Montevideo Police Chief Adam Christopher, but no one has been injured. Christopher...
July 12, 2013 - 11:42am
July 8, 2013
Fire damages five businesses, displaces families in Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - A fire that started in a downtown Fergus Falls apartment Sunday night has grown to displace five families and damage five businesses and it continues to burn this morning, according to a written statement released by Fire Chief Mark Hovland. One Fergus Falls...
July 8, 2013 - 9:13am
June 21, 2013
Park Rapids area man accused of murdering roommate who was found dead in fire
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A northern Minnesota man is accused of shooting and killing his roommate with a shotgun before their home started on fire. Frederick William Bachman, 26, was arrested Wednesday, more than two weeks after the fire at the Lake Hattie home he shared with the victim,...
June 21, 2013 - 2:18pm
June 20, 2013
Moorhead police investigating homicide
MOORHEAD - Moorhead police are investigating a homicide after being called to 1209 Main Ave. around 9:25 p.m. Wednesday. Officers were called to that address for a medical assist. When they got there, officers found the body of an adult male. Police say it is early in the investigation...
June 20, 2013 - 7:45am
June 18, 2013
There will be beer at WE Fest
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.
June 18, 2013 - 3:13pm
May 22, 2013
A glimpse into military life and death
Editor's note: The following is part one of a two-part blog entry written by Patty Roth of Alexandria. She's deployed in Afghanistan as a critical...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 15, 2013
Menahga fire 0 percent contained, several buildings lost
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Firefighters are working to contain a wildfire that is now between 3,000 and 4,000 acres in north-central Minnesota as of this morning. Officials are now calling it the Green Valley Fire. It started at about 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon southwest of Park Rapids...
May 15, 2013 - 11:59am
May 12, 2013
Stories from State Hospital to be presented in Fergus Falls
The Otter Tail County Historical Society's popular tour Myths & Legends: Stories from the State Hospital kicks off on Friday, May 17, at 5:30 p.m. The tour begins in front of the 1890 West Detached ward and proceeds around the building. With its wonderous architecture as a backdrop,...
May 12, 2013 - 11:16am
May 7, 2013
School in Murdock evacuated after truck hauling anhydrous ammonia hits train
MURDOCK, Minn. -- Students at a west-central Minnesota elementary school are being evacuated to a nearby high school in response to the collision involving a semi-trailer hauling anhydrous ammonia and a train about 8:30 a.m. this morning. According to the Swift County Sheriff's Office,...
May 7, 2013 - 11:08am
May 1, 2013
Rescued Mississippi man tells of ordeal on the ice
SUPERIOR, Wis. -- Brett Finch is probably moving back home to Mississippi, where the only ice he wants to see is in a drink. Finch spent much of Monday night in the drink and on ice chunks in the St. Louis River. The construction worker from Iuka, Miss., drove his black Buick out...
May 1, 2013 - 9:16am
April 27, 2013
Speakers on recovery from mental illness to present in Long Prairie
In Our Own Voice (IOOV), a free public education program featuring two speakers sharing their compelling personal stories of living with a mental illness and achieving recovery, will be offered in Long Prairie on May 9, at 1 p.m., at Todd Co. Health and Human Services, 212 2nd Avenue...
April 27, 2013 - 2:57pm
Conservation group to host fundraiser dinner in St. Cloud
The Central Minnesota Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society will host its 23rd Annual Conservation and Sportsmen's Banquet on Monday, May 20 at the Kelly Inn-Best Western, 100 4th Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN, beginning with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. ...
April 27, 2013 - 9:32am