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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
February 16, 2018
Update: Both lanes opened up on Highway 10 by Lake Park/Audubon after accident, fire
A two-truck accident and fire on Highway 10 has both lanes of the highway shut down between Lake Park and Audubon. The crash, which happened...
February 16, 2018 - 9:52am
February 15, 2018
UPDATE: Two in Fargo hospital, one in critical condition, after pickup strikes pedestrians on Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes
Two pedestrians were reportedly injured after being struck by a Toyota Tundra on Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes Wednesday night. Initial investigation results indicate that the truck, which was driven by Earl Johnson, 69, of Detroit Lakes, was traveling westbound in the right lane of...
February 15, 2018 - 12:46pm
February 10, 2018
UPDATE: Suspects named in pedestrian death near Pine Point
A Ponsford man had died following a hit and run on Pow Wow Highway, about a half mile east of Pine Point. The crash happened Thursday, Feb. 8...
February 10, 2018 - 3:09pm
January 31, 2018
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, Jan. 23 At 3:07 p.m. a caller reported the theft of an employee phone from the 21000 block of Pickerel Lake Road in Detroit Lakes. At 5:02 p.m. a caller reported losing money to an internet scam. At 8:59 p.m. a gun was reportedly stolen from a residence on the 20000 block...
January 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 24, 2018
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, Jan. 16 At 10:27 a.m. a caller reported someone had kicked in a door and set off an alarm on the 24000 block of 400th Avenue in Rochert. At 12:16 p.m. a shed was reportedly broken into on the 21000 block of Pickerel Lake Road. At 1:42 p.m. a fish house located on Big Detroit...
January 24, 2018 - 11:00am
January 18, 2018
One injured after car hits ice, rolls on Highway 34
A Fargo woman suffered non life-threatening injuries Sunday after a west-bound Chevy Silverado traveling on Highway 34 in the Height of Land Township hit a patch of ice, entered the ditch, and rolled to a stop just after 4 p.m. Jennifer Lynnette Wickham, 18, the injured passenger,...
January 18, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 9, 2018
Fleeing motorist allegedly passes semi on right, spins out
Michael Dwayne Croud, 35, of Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle and misdemeanor controlled substance crime.
January 9, 2018 - 6:00pm
January 6, 2018
Four-vehicle crash near Perham leads to non-life-threatening injuries
PERHAM, Minn.—A four-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County sent two people to the hospital Friday evening. At 5:26 p.m., a 2013 GMC Sierra driven by Barbara Joanne Olson, 67, of Frazee, Minnesota, was southbound on County Road 60 when she attempted to cross U.S. Highway 10 about...
January 6, 2018 - 9:18am
January 3, 2018
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, Dec. 26 At 1:55 p.m. an ice auger and fish finder were reportedly stolen from the 18000 block of Highway 25 in Detroit Lakes. At 2:29 p.m. a vehicle was reportedly stolen from the 300 block of Main Street in Detroit Lakes. At 2:33 p.m. a ski bag with miscellaneous personal...
January 3, 2018 - 10:00am
December 27, 2017
Sheriff warns ice still not safe after Suburban plunges into Little Detroit Lake
Three people narrowly escaped a Suburban after it plunged through the ice on Little Detroit Lake around 6:40 p.m. Christmas Eve. Katie Erb, 28,...
December 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
December 25, 2017
3 escape Suburban after it plunges into lake on Christmas Eve
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Three people escaped a vehicle after it broke through the ice Sunday, Dec. 24, on Little Detroit Lake here. The Becker...
December 25, 2017 - 1:04pm
December 20, 2017
A bad year for ice fatalities on the lakes
Lisa Dugan, safety education outreach coordinator for the DNR, can't wait to see 20-below weather. She wants Minnesota lakes to freeze over good...
December 20, 2017 - 5:00pm
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, Dec. 12 At 10:22 a.m. a caller reported a checkbook had been stolen from the 18000 block of 550th Avenue in Osage. Wednesday, Dec. 13 At 8:04 a.m. a caller reported someone had attempted to siphon fuel from a vehicle parked on the 36000 block of County Highway 21 in Ogema....
December 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
Woman drowns on northern Hubbard County lake
Authorities identified the woman who drowned after an ATV she was riding on went through the ice late Friday night. At 11:54 p.m. Friday, the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about two people who broke through the ice while operating an ATV on Grace Lake in northeast...
December 20, 2017 - 10:51am
Bad heroin causes 7 overdoses on White Earth
A spike in overdoses on the White Earth Reservation in the past 48 hours prompted law enforcement there to warn the public Tuesday about heroin-related risks. In the past two days the White Earth Police Department and the Mahnomen County Sheriff's Department responded to seven "overdose...
December 20, 2017 - 10:50am