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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
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Composting among new director's priorities
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Power outage planned for north Alexandria
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
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National Day of Prayer observed
Guitarist performs for First Friday in Evansville
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Runestone, Legacy of the Lakes museums unveil new exhibits
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
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Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Kathleen Rose Kaar
Dennis Douglas Pearson
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Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
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On The Street
September 28, 2010
Man who graduated high school in Park Rapids killed during dispute in Florida
A Park Rapids, Minn., native was killed Sunday in his Tampa, Fla., suburb during a neighborhood dispute. David James, 41, a 1987 graduate of Park Rapids Area High School, was shot in a neighborhood park while playing basketball with his 8-year-old daughter, Danielle. The shooting...
September 28, 2010 - 7:11am
September 27, 2010
UPDATE: Standoff suspect in Detroit Lakes distraught over being served civil papers
A 37-year-old man was arrested without incident last Friday after holding police at bay in a Detroit Lakes motel for nearly five hours. David William Buethner, who has lived for the past few weeks at the Pine to Palm Motel on West Lake Drive in Detroit Lakes, was arrested and taken...
September 27, 2010 - 12:58pm
September 23, 2010
Shots at Willmar police officer recorded on surveillance video
WILLMAR -- Surveillance video recorded the events last week when shots were fired at a Willmar police officer, court documents state. According to the criminal complaints filed against Leroy Diaz Evans, Jesus Trevino, Adrian Salinas and Arcadio Salinas Jr., the entire incident was...
September 23, 2010 - 7:10am
September 20, 2010
Bail set at $1.5 million for Willmar man charged with shooting at cop
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A judge has set bail at $1.5 million for a 26-year-old Willmar man who is charged with first-degree attempted murder of a peace officer for allegedly shooting at a Willmar police officer. Leroy Diaz Evans also faces five first-degree burglary charges for two alleged...
September 20, 2010 - 4:00pm
September 16, 2010
Four men arrested for invading Willmar, Minn., home, shooting at officer
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Four men are being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail pending charges stemming from a Wednesday afternoon home invasion that escalated into the men firing shots at a Willmar police officer. According to a news release from Willmar Police Chief David Wyffels, the...
September 16, 2010 - 11:45am
August 12, 2010
Man accused in Deputy Dewey shooting now faces murder charge
Prosecutors have filed a murder charge against the man accused of shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Dewey. Thomas Fairbanks now faces second-degree murder instead of attempted murder for the February 2009 shooting in Mahnomen, Minn., when Dewey was responding to a drunken...
August 12, 2010 - 3:40pm
August 9, 2010
Christopher Dewey, Mahnomen County deputy shot in line of duty, dies
Christopher Dewey, a deputy with the Mahnomen County (Minn.) Sheriff's Department who was wounded in the line of duty almost 18 months ago, died...
August 9, 2010 - 5:22pm
July 28, 2010
Fueling his fire on the trap range
Alexandria's Doc Hanson needed something to fuel his competitive fire after many of the sports he loved had been taken away from him. Hanson...
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
July 8, 2010
Video shows gun aimed at trooper in St. Louis County
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota State Trooper Travis Pearson followed a car driven by a shooting incident suspect down a tree-lined rural St. Louis County driveway, with his nearest law enforcement backup several minutes away. Donnie Joe Lira stopped his Chevrolet Cavalier, then stepped...
July 8, 2010 - 11:08am
Man fatally shot by police in Cottage Grove
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. - A man was fatally shot by police during a traffic stop about 11 p.m. Wednesday night, according to authorities here. And another man was transported to Regions Hospital in St.
July 8, 2010 - 10:45am
May 24, 2010
Akely man sought by authorities after Friday shooting incident
A Hubbard County man at the center of a rural shooting incident Friday remains at large and is being sought by authorities. Assault charges...
May 24, 2010 - 4:32pm
April 16, 2010
Woodbury, Minn., police officer shot, one man dead in overnight domestic call
WOODBURY, Minn. - A police officer here was shot during a domestic call late Thursday night that left one man dead. Police officers arrived at a home in the Twin Cities suburb just before 11:30 p.m. in what they described as a domestic incident involving a gun, according to officials. Police...
April 16, 2010 - 11:49am
April 10, 2010
Trial for suspect accused of shooting deputy starts in May
MAHNOMEN, Minn. - Thomas Fairbanks, the man accused of shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey in 2009, will go to trial May 3 in Bemidji, Minn. Defense and prosecuting attorneys agreed the trial needed to be moved out of Mahnomen in order to get an impartial...
April 10, 2010 - 11:59am
March 18, 2010
One person shot, killed at bar in Wyndmere, ND
March 18, 2010 - 11:37am
March 13, 2010
Effort launched to help wounded deputy's family remodel house
Chris Dewey and his wife, Emily, are back in Minnesota and are in need of some house renovations. The Mahnomen County deputy was shot just over...
March 13, 2010 - 12:49pm