Mental impairment isn't grounds to end parental rights, Minnesota Court of Appeals says
A man from Detroit Lakes, Minn., regained parental rights to his young daughter Monday when the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that those rights had been wrongfully terminated based solely on his mental impairment.
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Sat Apr 12, 2014
Take good care of my baby: Bobby Vee and his wife celebrate 50 years
Bobby Vee, Minnesota's first rock star, has been married longer than any other rock star except maybe Fats Domino.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Former Becker sheriff pleads not guilty
Former Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon pleaded not guilty Monday to charges including felony counts of theft by swindle and presenting a false claim, along with a gross misdemeanor count of misconduct by a public officer.
Shooting yourself in the foot
In a quest to improve quality of life, Minnesota is pouring $1.1 billion into road projects this summer; the same amount being dedicated to a new stadium .
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Frenchman adopts WWII grave of Bloomington woman's father
"A fellow in France, Marc Corriger, adopted this grave, and he came to Minnesota last summer," said Becker County Historical Society director Amy Degerstrom.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
St. Cloud Times
St. Cloud shop has roots in reusing items
St. Cloud shop has roots in reusing items on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/money/bright-ideas/2014/04/05/st-cloud-shop-roots-reusing-items/7361303/ Susan Williams displays an item at her shop, 2nd Thoughts, in St. Cloud.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Minot Daily News
Francis - Frank' Gathman
Francis "Frank" Gathman, 82, a resident of Detroit Lakes, Minn., died peacefully, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Oak Crossing, Detroit Lakes.
Minnesota road construction plan includes 308 projects in 2014
State Department of Transportation officials Thursday unveiled the projects they'll tackle this year.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Omnibus tax bill devoted largely to property tax relief
Rep. Jim Davnie, chair of the House Property and Local Tax Committee, previews provisions of his committee's division report for members of the House Taxes Committee March 26. On the heels of successful enactment of a $443 million tax relief bill, the House Taxes Committee got its first look Wednesday at round two - HF3170 , the omnibus tax bill.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Valley News Live
Detroit Lakes Becomes Special Education Hub
Specialists and programs tailored to students with special needs are attracting families to the Detroit Lakes school district.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Deputies ID'd In Becker Co. Pursuit, Shooting
Two deputies involved in a Becker County 10-mile pursuit and shooting have been identified and remain on administrative leave.
Bemidji man steals squad car, shots fired
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has a suspect in custody following a 10-mile pursuit that ended in Becker County and included two deputies firing weapons.