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Frazee FFA team to compete at State
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Roosevelt readies for Read-A-Thon to raise money
Multiple awards add up to one stellar season for 6th grade Math Masters
Activities commitment celebration Monday, March 26
Top-seeded Crusaders blow out Mahnomen-Waubun in Class A quarters
Brooklyn Center hands Breckenridge first-round loss
Prep boys basketball: Triple the heartbreak for Esko
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
friends & neighbors
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Music, dancing and more coming to lakes area this month
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Elverna Elizabeth (Lembke) Nelson
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
Lyle Byron Oja
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
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
Severe Weather Announcements (12)
January 20, 2018
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
SPICER, Minn. — Despite the recent long stretch of below-zero weather in Minnesota in recent weeks, ice fishermen have been going through...
January 20, 2018 - 9:24am
December 14, 2017
Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 75-year-old Park Rapids man has died and three teenagers were injured in a crash on an icy, snow-covered state Highway 71...
December 14, 2017 - 7:46pm
December 13, 2017
'Christmas miracle at the mall': Free sleigh rides in DL interrupted by spooked horse, no injuries result
Free sleigh rides every Saturday afternoon during the holiday season have been a tradition at the Washington Square Mall dating back well over a decade, bringing Christmas cheer and smiles to the faces of hundreds of children and their families each year. No injuries have been incurred...
December 13, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 1, 2017
Teen dies after truck hits buggy in Todd County
The 17-year-old boy who was driving a horse and buggy that was hit by a semi-truck in northern Todd County has died, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. David Miller of Staples was driving the horse and buggy west on Highway 210 between Hewitt and Staples on Thursday, Nov. 30....
December 1, 2017 - 11:39am
November 20, 2017
Three-year-old wounded by accidental gunshot in Deer Creek
DEER CREEK — A 3-year-old in Deer Creek was apparently shot by a 5-year-old Sunday morning, Nov. 19, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said. The victim is in stable condition at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis, the office said without releasing any names.
November 20, 2017 - 8:19am
August 21, 2017
Boy dies, girl injured after rollover accident
MILLERVILLE, Minn. — A 9-year-old boy is dead and a 10-year-old girl is injured after a utility vehicle accident north of Millerville on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 17. The boy, Jon Thomas Dingwall, was driving a utility task vehicle in a hay field when it overturned on a slope and...
August 21, 2017 - 9:53am
August 8, 2017
Woman injured in gas line explosion at Hawley fourplex
HAWLEY, Minn. –– What originally came in as a call of a residential fire at a fourplex here Tuesday, Aug. 8, turned out to be a corroded...
August 8, 2017 - 10:41pm
UPDATE: Man who was hit by train identified
The man who was stuck and killed by a train just after 5:30 p.m. Sunday has been identified. Joseph Merten Mackner, 41, of Detroit Lakes was...
August 8, 2017 - 10:46am
July 21, 2017
UPDATE: Motorcyclist involved in collision with deer dies
A 54-year-old Lake Park man has died after injuries sustained on July 14, when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a deer in Becker County,...
July 21, 2017 - 9:27am
June 20, 2017
One injured in Highway 59 head-on crash
A woman suffered non-life threatening injuries in a Highway 59 crash just before 9 a.m. today, June 20. A Ford Ranger, driven by Ervin Marvin...
June 20, 2017 - 1:10pm
June 16, 2017
Teen taken hospital after crashing in Becker County field
Becker County, Minn. (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--A 19-year-old man from Park Rapids was taken to the hospital in Fargo after crashing in a field. Minnesota...
June 16, 2017 - 9:03am
May 26, 2017
UPDATE: One dies, one injured in head-on crash on Hwy 34 east of DL
Timothy Alan Lee, 32, of Grand Forks, North Dakota suffered fatal injuries in a head-on collision on Highway 34 near Becker County 29 on Wednesday...
May 26, 2017 - 9:50am
May 25, 2017
Man dies in three-vehicle crash near DL
A 32-year-old Grand Forks man was killed in a three-vehicle crash east of Detroit Lakes yesterday. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the...
May 25, 2017 - 9:22am
May 24, 2017
Driver injured on County Road 17 after swerving to avoid animal
A driver sustained non life-threatening injuries just before 5 p.m. Tuesday after swerving off Becker County Road 17 to avoid hitting an animal. The vehicle, a 2003 Mitsubishi Galant, driven by Veronica Lynn Vennes, 44, of Richville, Minnesota, entered the right ditch and rolled....
May 24, 2017 - 9:51am
May 20, 2017
Survivor of deadly Mandan house explosion relies on faith
MANDAN, N.D. — Elianna Vazquez strode confidently into the Bismarck-Mandan Food Co-op on a Sunday afternoon earlier this month. She was...
May 20, 2017 - 6:50pm