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MnDOT releases statewide freight system plan
Felony charge of violating a restraining order is dismissed
Fluctuating home values?: New software at Becker County Assessor’s Office could be responsible
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Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a new Little Free Library outside their doors
Friends & Neighbors
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
Pine to Palm
November 26, 2016
Crime and accidents
Wednesday, Nov. 9 At 11:01 a.m. a phone and an e-cigarette were stolen from a motor vehicle while it was parked beside Jimmy John's. At 12:12 p.m. a caller reported items had been taken from a motor vehicle while it was parked at the Detroit Lakes Public Library. At 1:39 p.m. a caller...
November 26, 2016 - 9:44am
November 5, 2016
Audubon puts its city-owned liquor store up for sale
The city of Audubon is putting its liquor store up for sale after it recorded a loss of $10,178 last year—the eighth straight year of losses....
November 5, 2016 - 5:21am
October 26, 2016
Twin wind turbines will be turning in Audubon
The city of Audubon stands to make some risk-free money off a wind turbine-solar energy project that will be built on city land in June. The...
October 26, 2016 - 11:29am
October 23, 2016
LP-A School Board candidate forum set for Wednesday
The polls in the Lake Park-Audubon School District are going to be a busy place come Tuesday, Nov. 8, as nine candidates are vying for five open...
October 23, 2016 - 5:38am
October 19, 2016
The unsuspecting victims: pets dying from mouse infestation
It appears family pets are the turning out to be the big victims in the excessive rodent problem that hit lakes country this fall. At least one...
October 19, 2016 - 8:49am
October 3, 2016
Pet owner devastated after dogs were tortured and murdered
An Audubon dog owner is angered after he found one of his dogs tortured, shot and killed and his other dog is seriously injured. Warning images...
October 3, 2016 - 8:55am
September 14, 2016
Local Johnny Appleseed is finding success in his orchard
“When you do clinical and medical things with people it takes a lot of energy, but out here it’s quiet and peaceful,” David Gottenborg...
September 14, 2016 - 10:37am
September 12, 2016
Highway 10 crash sends 2 to the hospital
Two people were sent to the hospital Sunday, Sept. 11, after a crash on Highway 10. The Minnesota Highway Patrol says three people from Hawley,...
September 12, 2016 - 8:28am
September 7, 2016
A look back: The John Cook Family Massacre in Audubon
In April of 1872 a family of five became no more. The Cook family — which consisted of John Cook, 40; wife Diantha Cook, 32; children Freedie,...
September 7, 2016 - 2:06pm
August 30, 2016
Helicopter clips power line, causing grass fire near Audubon
BECKER COUNTY, Minn. - A helicopter clipped a power line on the north side of Pelican Lake, downing the line and causing a grass fire that took...
August 30, 2016 - 3:18pm
August 28, 2016
Grondahl says goodbye
"I don't think the people of this district really know how much you have done for their kids over the past 22 years." With these words, Lake...
August 28, 2016 - 5:00am
June 8, 2016
Audubon man sentenced on felony drug charge
Richard Ivan Bunker, 47, of 615 Sixth St., Audubon, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony third-degree controlled substance charge. According to court records, on Feb. 2 he sold a gram of heroin to a confidential reliable informant working with the West Central...
June 8, 2016 - 10:46am
May 1, 2016
Fraud, theft charges dropped against Audubon woman
Marie Jo King, 36, of 515 seventh St. Audubon, has completed the terms of her probation and two felony charges against her, Lottery fraud and theft, have been dropped in Becker County District Court. According to court records, on April 12, 2013 she was one of three employees at Orton’s...
May 1, 2016 - 5:20am
Audubon man charged in house break-in
Anthony Paul Morey, 35, of 245 Eagle St., Audubon, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree burglary and misdemeanor domestic abuse – violating an order for protection. According to court records, about 11 a.m. on April 18 a woman came into the...
May 1, 2016 - 5:05am
March 30, 2016
Local athletic trainers on the front lines of player wellness
The surrounding five schools are serviced by three professional athletic trainers in Tom Truedson at Detroit Lakes, Kate Ihle in Frazee and Mahnomen...
March 30, 2016 - 9:23am