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Being Elf-ish: One of Santa's workers shares secrets from the North Pole
Government offices, banks, stores close for Christmas
Tammy Makram -- Baby Jane Doe -- continues quest to find birth mother
Fire destroys home addition
Holiday Traditions: Ramadan a time for spiritual growth and reflection
Boys hockey: Big game, big win for Luverne
Wrestling: Oeltjenbruns, Nielsen lead Luverne
High school basketball: JCC boys rout MCW
Girls basketball: Henry is back, and loving every second
Prep girls basketball: Sibley-Ocheyedan tests unbeaten Okoboji
Column: Inglorious hackers, or 'Revenge of the Nerd'
Column: Holiday chores made special again by visit from mom
Column: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
As others see it: The best gift -- get there safe
Robert J. Schmidt
Edward "Ed" Riepma
Joseph "Joe" Dragstra
Religion briefs: Dec. 24
Looking Back: 1989 -- Hadley man named state's top cattleman
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
The pageantry of it all
Out and About
Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
School Board Minutes for November
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Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
January 12, 2009
Two die in snowmobile crashes
A 52-year-old Hibbing man was killed Saturday in a snowmobile accident in Itasca County, while a 22-year-old Cokato man died Friday in another crash. The Itasca County Sheriff's Department says Duane Earl Lehman was on a trail east of Grand Rapids when his snowmobile left the trail...
January 12, 2009 - 10:00am
October 30, 2008
Bail set at $30,000 in DWI case
Mathew Allen Boswell, 24, of 200 West Union St., Detroit lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree DWI, test refusal, felony first-degree DWI, gross misdemeanor driving after his license was canceled, and misdemeanor fleeing a peace officer on...
October 30, 2008 - 6:00pm
October 27, 2008
Kristin Dalrymple and Matthew Amundson were married June 21 at First United Methodist Church, Worthington. Parents of the couple are Richard and Dianne Dalrymple, Worthington, Brent Amundson, Grygla, and Sue McGimpsey, Naples, Fla. Maid of honor was Amy Dalrymple. Bridesmaids were...
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
Thief burns rubber, turns himself in
GRAND FORKS - A man who stole a motorcycle off a showroom floor has turned himself in to Grand Forks County deputies. Matthew Charles Tongen, 20, was charged Monday with three felonies -- burglary, theft of property and possession of a short-barrel shotgun -- in connection with a...
September 23, 2008 - 6:00pm
Lake Wilson man is sentenced for burglary, assault
SLAYTON -- Victim impact statements were made or read during the Monday sentencing of Matthew John Reese, 27, of Lake Wilson. Reese had pleaded guilty in June to the third-degree assault of a male victim and second-degree burglary. He illegally entered his ex-girlfriend's home in...
September 23, 2008 - 12:00am
September 2, 2008
Jodi Ann Drost and Matthew Gregory Smith were married July 19 at St. Stephen's Church, Anoka. Parents of the couple are Garry and Virginia Drost, Rushmore, and Gregory and Susan Smith, Ramsey. Maid of honor was Teresa Drost. Bridesmaids were Tammy France, Amanda Schutz, Shanna Wolf...
September 2, 2008 - 12:00am
August 7, 2008
A 'Cook' in the kitchen dreams up prize-winning foods
Any mother would love to hear the words, "Mom, I'm taking over the kitchen," from her son, especially when the results are meals such as cheesy manicotti, fried chicken with pepper sauce or inside-out pork chops. Karen and Ben Cook of Adrian have been treated to those dishes and...
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am
July 19, 2008
Marjorie Prunty and Matthew Miller announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Michael and Janice Prunty, Willmar and Robert and Mary Miller, Worthington. Prunty is a 2002 graduate of Willmar Senior High School and a 2006 graduate of Bethel University with a degree in...
July 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 24, 2008
Plea agreements reached in two Murray County cases
SLAYTON -- Two Murray County men entered into plea agreements and another was questioned about possible probation violations during a busy morning in Murray County District Court. Matthew John Reese, 27, of Lake Wilson, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree burglary and one...
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June 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 19, 2008
Services: Matthew Gehrke
Matthew Gehrke, 29, of Hills, died Friday, May 16, 2008, at Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, S.D. Surviving are his parents, Carl and Teresa Gehrke, Beaver Creek; two sisters, Michelle (Chester) Gibson, Highmore, S.D., and Anita (Aaron) Blank, Beaver Creek; and grandmother,...
May 19, 2008 - 12:00am
May 1, 2008
Services: Matthew "Bob" Buyert
Matthew "Bob" Buyert, 76, of Sheldon, Iowa, died Monday, April 28, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City, Iowa. Surviving are his wife, Sylvia Buyert, Sheldon; seven children, Joyce (Ron) Van Meeteren, Sheldon, Claire Buyert, Clinton, Iowa, Garvin (Karen) Buyert, Rock Valley,...
May 1, 2008 - 12:00am
April 30, 2008
Services: Matthew "Bob" Buyert
Matthew "Bob" Buyert, 76, of Sheldon, Iowa, died Monday, April 28, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City, Iowa. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday, with the family present from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Andringa Funeral Home Sheldon Funeral Service, Sheldon. The service...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am