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Audubon man faces domestic assault charges
MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
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Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Helen C. Erickson
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
January 31, 2013
Kelliher man dies in multi-vehicle crash near Blackduck
BLACKDUCK - A 41-year-old Kelliher man died after a Wednesday morning crash near here. Chanin Johnson was following a snowplow Highway 72, about seven miles north of Blackduck, in a 2002 Chevrolet pickup, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The State Patrol said Johnson lost...
January 31, 2013 - 9:44am
January 29, 2013
Six involved in Perham crash
A victim was extricated from a car using the Jaws of Life after a two-car accident in Perham at noon on Sunday. A total of six people were involved...
January 29, 2013 - 9:22am
January 25, 2013
Vehicle accidents keep piling up
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Office: Friday, Jan. 18 A half-dozen vehicle-deer collisions were reported from Friday through Monday in Becker County. No injuries were reported. At 1:56 a.m....
January 25, 2013 - 4:02pm
More patrol for DUIs, distractions
Most days, Sgt. Shane Richard loves his job at the Becker County Sheriff's Department. Then there are those days he dreads. The ones where a deadly automobile crash has him walking up somebody's steps with horrid news. "It's almost like it's in slow motion," he said. "You know...
January 25, 2013 - 3:51pm
January 23, 2013
Fracking death in North Dakota ruled accidental
BISMARCK - A Duluth, Minn., man who died at a hydraulic fracturing site Saturday died of chest and abdominal injuries when he was hit by oilfield equipment, the North Dakota Medical Examiner's Office said in a report issued Tuesday. The report of death for Mike Krajewski, 49, who...
January 23, 2013 - 8:24am
January 22, 2013
A semi crash overnight on Interstate 90 near Plankinton, S.D., resulted in an interstate closure and possibly a death. The wreck affected traffic for a few hours, and the upside-down semi appears to have a power utility pole wedged in its axles. BY CHRIS HUBER
January 22, 2013 - 3:18pm
January 21, 2013
Firefighters respond to sawmill fire in Otter Tail County
A chimney was believed to be the source of a fire Monday morning at a sawmill owned by John Henry Mast. The sawmill is located on County Highway...
January 21, 2013 - 3:31pm
Man injured in ATV rollover north of Moorhead
MOORHEAD - A man was taken to the hospital this morning after an ATV accident north of Moorhead. Clay County Deputy Tim Griffin said it appeared the young adult male and a juvenile male were riding in a side-by-side Polaris Ranger when they drove out of the ditch and the ATV tipped...
January 21, 2013 - 9:28am
Man killed in accident at fracking site near Watford City
WATFORD CITY, N.D. - A Duluth, Minn., man who died in an accident at a hydraulic fracturing site Saturday north of Watford City was a family...
January 21, 2013 - 8:40am
3 injured in crash near Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. - Three people were injured, one critically, when two vehicles collided Saturday morning at the intersection of Highway 18 and Two Mile Road, the State Patrol reported. A 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix was going north about 7:14 a.m. on Two Mile Road and the driver failed...
January 21, 2013 - 8:35am
January 18, 2013
Rise in fish house thefts
The following items were taken from reports at the Becker County Sheriff's Department and the Detroit Lakes Police Department: Friday, Jan. 11 At 8:02 a.m. icy road conditions led to three vehicles crashing into each other at the intersection of Frazee Street and Minnesota Avenue....
January 18, 2013 - 3:07pm
January 17, 2013
Crookston woman protects children as she is hit by a vehicle at school
A Crookston woman held her infant son in her arms and pushed her 6-year-old daughter out of the way as she was struck by a vehicle in a parking lot of a Crookston school Wednesday. Nykisha Mariscal, 35, rolled across the top of the hood of the vehicle and fell to the ground, all...
January 17, 2013 - 10:57am
January 16, 2013
Several hurt in area auto accidents
Several people have been injured in auto accidents in the area over the past few days. One person was seriously injured in a two-vehicle collision on Richwood Road near Bakke Lutheran Church on Tuesday afternoon. A passenger in one of the vehicles, Amber Bevins, 28, of Bemidji...
January 16, 2013 - 11:48am
UPDATE: Man receives non-life threatening injuries in Highway 71 collision
Two southbound vehicles collided Monday afternoon seven miles south of Wadena on Highway 71. According to information from the Minnesota State...
January 16, 2013 - 11:08am
January 9, 2013
Man's vehicle hits runaway cow
A Detroit Lakes man escaped serious injury after colliding at 65 mph with a cow on Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes Tuesday morning. James Jenson, 62, was on his way to work about 6:20 a.m. Tuesday when his vehicle hit a black angus cow. The large cow rolled over the hood and roof...
January 9, 2013 - 10:18am