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Shut Enbridge pipeline to be drained for several days after leak
Wal-Mart helps Wall Street's record-setting rally march on
Mall of America seeks Writer-in-Residence to chronicle its 25th anniversary
Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart News amid pedophilia controversy
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Girls Basketball: Tigers cruise to win over West Central
Local roundup: Eagles win Camden title
Girls Basketball: Dreier vs. Dreier
Wild focused on increasing lead over Blackhawks before 6-day break
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Marlow W. Hanson
Irene Carol Nelson
Marlyn K. Sandry
Anna Mae Hawley
George Herbert Rechkemmer
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
August 20, 2014
Crop dusting plane crashes Tuesday near Kerkhoven
A crop dusting plane crash landed Tuesday afternoon in a corn field southeast of Kerkhoven, according to Swift County Sheriff’s Office. Investigation of the scene showed that Douglas Jackson, 54, of Benson, was spraying a soybean field about 5:50 p.m. Tuesday when he hit a guide...
August 20, 2014 - 11:45am
January 16, 2014
Legislative auditor scolds Dayton: Auditor: Dayton violated law by taking campaign aide on plane
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton broke the law when he took a campaign aide with him on a 2012 state airplane trip, the legislative auditor...
January 16, 2014 - 10:27pm
February 21, 2013
One dead in plane crash in central Minn.
By Wendy Reuer The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. – One person is dead after a small plane crashed in a rural area near here Wednesday evening. Spokesman Tony Molinaro, of the Federal Aviation Administration Great Lakes Region, which is based in Chicago, said the...
February 21, 2013 - 8:42am
August 14, 2012
Pilot walks away after crop dusting plane crash west of Hanley Falls in Yellow Medicine County
GRANITE FALLS - A crop dusting pilot was treated and released after his airplane crashed in a corn field west of Hanley Falls in eastern Yellow Medicine County at 4:10 p.m. on Tuesday, according to Sheriff Bill Flaten. Pilot Bryce Orwick, 47, of Clara City, was able to walk away...
August 14, 2012 - 9:55pm
August 2, 2012
Canadian pilot lands plane on Meeker County, Minn., highway
LITCHFIELD -- A Canadian pilot safely landed his Cessna 172 on state Highway 24 in Meeker County Tuesday evening, then fixed an engine problem and flew on his way. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, a 911 call reported that an airplane had landed...
August 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 17, 2012
Clara City, Minn., man was pilot of crashed ultra-light plane
BUNDE -- The Chippewa County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the pilot of an ultra-light aircraft that crashed Saturday afternoon near Bunde. The pilot was Boyd Folkerts, who was taken to Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. According to...
April 17, 2012 - 12:00am
April 16, 2012
UPDATE: Clara City, Minn., man was pilot of crashed ultra-light plane
BUNDE -- The Chippewa County Sheriff's office has released the name of the pilot of an ultra-light aircraft that crash Saturday afternoon near Bunde. The pilot was Boyd Folkerts, who was taken to Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. According to the...
April 16, 2012 - 11:14am
Pilot treated after ultra-light loses power, flips in field near Bunde, Minn.
BUNDE -- The person piloting an ultra-light aircraft was taken to Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital for treatment of minor injuries sustained when the craft lost engine power and crashed into a field Saturday north of Bunde. According to the Chippewa County Sheriff's office, dispatch...
April 16, 2012 - 8:45am
March 21, 2012
3 adults killed in plane crash at Glencoe, Minn.
GLENCOE, Minn. (AP) -- A local sheriff says three adults have died in the crash of a small plane in central Minnesota's McLeod County. McLeod...
March 21, 2012 - 1:12pm
January 6, 2012
Plane crash injures Lakeville man
REDWOOD FALLS -- The Redwood County Sheriff's Office said Gary Debaun, 63, of Lakeville received minor injuries after the Pitts Special SPS 1 he was flying crashed Thursday morning on U.S. Highway 14 and Garden Avenue in Lamberton Township. The sheriff's office said the plane experienced...
January 6, 2012 - 8:59am
June 17, 2010
3 killed in Rochester plane crash
ROCHESTER -- Federal and local authorities say three people were killed when a plane crashed near the Rochester airport early this morning, narrowly missing a house before slamming into a wooded area. Olmsted County chief sheriff's deputy Mark Darnell said the fixed-wing, private...
June 17, 2010 - 7:43am
April 11, 2010
Poles grieve over president killed in plane crash
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's government moved swiftly Sunday to show that it was staying on course after the deaths of its president and dozens of political, military and religious leaders, even as tens of thousands of Poles expressed their grief over the plane crash in Russia...
April 11, 2010 - 11:47pm
April 10, 2010
Polish president, 95 others dead in Russia jet crash
MOSCOW (AP) -- Polish President Lech Kaczynski and some of the country's highest military and civilian leaders died today when the presidential plane crashed as it came in for a landing in thick fog in western Russia, killing 96, officials said. Russian and Polish officials said...
April 10, 2010 - 8:44am
September 14, 2009
UND student slightly injured after Park Rapids plane accident
A UND student was slightly injured in a crash while piloting a small airplane owned by UND Saturday night near Park Rapids, Minn. According to UND spokesman Peter Johnson, Li Yang, an Air China employee studying at UND's aerospace school was attempting to take off in a Cessna 172...
September 14, 2009 - 9:57am
August 22, 2009
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
August 22, 2009 - 12:00am