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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
August 12, 2009
Heart condition found in 24-year-old Minnesota-native man who died at WE Fest
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A 24-year-old Fargo man who died at WE Fest had a serious heart and pulmonary condition, initial findings from an autopsy report show. The preliminary provisional autopsy report found the medical problems were the cause of death for Carl Marvin Cymbaluk, according...
August 12, 2009 - 1:27pm
August 10, 2009
Man, 67, dies at WE Fest of natural causes, authorites say
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A 67-year-old Fargo man has died at WE Fest. Family members found him nonresponsive at 1:30 Sunday morning at the WE Fest Handicap camping grounds, according to the Becker County Sheriff's Office. He had a long history of serious medical conditions. Resuscitation...
August 10, 2009 - 8:00am
August 7, 2009
Authorities await autopsy results in WE Fest death
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Becker County authorities won't speculate on what caused the death of a 24-year-old Fargo man at WE Fest early Thursday, but say autopsy results could be ready as early as this afternoon. The man, who lived in Fargo and previously lived in Fosston, Minn., was...
August 7, 2009 - 7:21am
This is what I told my friend Frank: Under the "cash for clunkers" program, you could get more money for your '93 Mercury Grand Marquis than it was worth -- up to $4,500 if you used it to buy a new vehicle with much better gas mileage. "What would they do with the Merc?" Frank asked. "Throw...
August 7, 2009 - 12:00am
August 6, 2009
Former Fosston man found dead at We Fest
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A 24-year-old Fargo man camping with his family at WE Fest has died, the Becker County Sheriff's Office said this morning. The man, who lives in Fargo and previously lived in Fosston, Minn., was found unresponsive in a motor home by family members shortly before...
August 6, 2009 - 3:50pm
May 29, 2009
Red Wings, Penguins meet again for Cup
The Detroit Red Wings will compete for their second straight NHL title after beating the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 Wednesday. The Red Wings will face the Pittsburgh Penguins for the Stanley Cup, which will be a rematch of last year's finals. Detroit beat the Penguins 4-2 in the best-of-seven-game...
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 14, 2009
Detroit Lakes man dies after Becker County high-speed chase
DETROIT LAKES, Minn - rural Detroit Lakes man died Monday as a result of injuries suffered in a chase with law enforcement, according to a news release from the Becker County Sheriff's Department. The victim has been identified as Jason Douglas McPherson, 36, who resided at 718...
April 14, 2009 - 12:18pm
March 3, 2009
Three Detroit Lakes students involved in setting off "Drano" bombs at high school
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A week ago, three Detroit Lakes High School students were involved with setting off homemade bombs in the school. The investigation is still pending. Detroit Lakes Police Sgt. Tim Eggebraaten said two Drano -- or "MacGyver" as they are sometimes called -- bombs...
March 3, 2009 - 9:38am
February 21, 2009
Commentary: I've put my money on Detroit
WASHINGTON -- It was a terrible omen: At the end of November, just as the American car industry was hitting a wall, my dear Saturn was totaled, around midnight, in front of my house. Fortunately, no one was hurt. But it was the end of my 15-year relationship with "a different kind...
February 21, 2009 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Detroit Lakes man helps others escape burning jet in Denver
Rich Kostynick Jr. says his dad isn't one to blow his own horn too loudly. So others are doing it for him. By all accounts, the elder Kostynick, who is from Detroit Lakes, Minn., ignored potential danger to help fellow passengers evacuate Continental Flight 1404 after it crashed...
December 29, 2008 - 10:00am
November 17, 2008
1-year-old girl injured in Becker County accident dies
A 1-year-old Detroit Lakes, Minn., girl has died from injuries suffered in a head-on accident Friday in Becker County, the Minnesota State Patrol said today. Abigail Fingalson was airlifted to MeritCare Hospital after the accident and initially was in critical condition. She died...
November 17, 2008 - 10:00am
November 15, 2008
1-year-old girl injured in Becker County accident
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November 15, 2008 - 1:35pm