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Life in the Kirkbride
Legislators spar over funds, offices
EMS offers CPR training to public
Mom encourages teens to get help
Lakers host track scrimmage (Photo Gallery)
Richards named to NIT 18 hockey team
Cihak named to MFCA all-star football team
Mavericks and Tanner Lane heading to Frozen Four
Frazee girls basketball season awards
April Fools' Day still brings laughs after decades of hoaxes
Asparagus frittata is quick and easy to prepare
No limit to amount of SSA benefits a couple can receive
Partner with doctor to keep yourself healthy
Falk gets chancellor’s award at UW-Stout
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
Comedy showcase at casino
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
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March 6, 2015
Redemption for Battle Lake in Section 6A final
MORRIS, Minn. – Battle Lake’s boys basketball team made sure history did not repeat itself Friday night. One year after suffering a heartbreaking, season-ending loss in the Minnesota Class 1A, Section 6 championship, No. 4-ranked Battle Lake claimed this year’s championship...
March 6, 2015 - 11:52pm
February 4, 2015
Barlund hot first half paces Hornets over Battlers
Kennady Barlund is on a roll and so are the Hornets as Frazee went on a tear to get up early on Battle Lake defeating the Battlers 49-41 in girls basketball Tuesday. “We got off to a great start as we scored the first 20 points,” Frazee head coach Dave Conzemius said. Barlund...
sports / Hornets
February 4, 2015 - 10:23am
October 2, 2014
Battle Lake School honored as National Blue Ribbon School
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. – Battle Lake School was honored Tuesday as a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The kindergarten through 12th-grade school is one of eight schools in Minnesota to earn National Blue Ribbon honors, and one of four in the state...
news / government
October 2, 2014 - 9:22am
July 3, 2014
Battle Lake potter receives LRAC/McKnight artist fellowship
This year’s recipient of the LRAC/McKnight Fellowship for Visual Arts/Music Artists is ceramic artist Sean Scott of Pomme de Terre Pottery in Battle Lake. By providing him with the uninterrupted time to work in his home studio, the LRAC/McKnight Fellowship will allow him to...
entertainment / art
July 3, 2014 - 8:00am
May 31, 2014
Battle Lake to host art celebration
Battle Lake is celebrating their new streetscape and community-created art on June 7, and everyone is welcome to help them celebrate. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Main Street West at the Lakes Area Community Center, but there will be other activities...
May 31, 2014 - 2:00pm
August 4, 2013
Battle Lake craft show scheduled for Aug. 10
Art of the Lakes will hold its annual Art & Craft Affair Saturday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Railroad Park, located on the south end of Battle Lake along Highway 78. In its 36th year, the 2013 event features beautiful and unique art and jewelry, original hand-made crafts...
August 4, 2013 - 11:00am
April 22, 2013
Battle Lake man arrested after truck ends up in slough
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A Battle Lake man is facing drunken-driving charges after authorities received word he was sitting in his partially submerged pickup in a ditch south of town. Brady Muchow , 19, was arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, driving...
news / crime
April 22, 2013 - 9:01am
April 3, 2013
Battle Lake museum may soon be on National Register of Historic Places
BATTLE LAKE — Though he didn’t grow up in Prospect House, Jay Johnson has many, many memories of visiting his grandparents in the 18-room mansion that was built in 1882 by his great grandfather, James “Cap” Colehour. Eventually, Johnson’s parents moved into the historic...
April 3, 2013 - 9:04am
March 28, 2013
Drunken 911 call at issue in custody case prompted by teen murder-suicide
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A Battle Lake couple raising their 2-year-old granddaughter who was orphaned in a murder-suicide want to restrict visitation by her maternal grandmother after an “extremely concerning” 911 call. Darrin and Catherine Cox have custody of the 2-year-old, Emma,...
March 28, 2013 - 8:41am
March 6, 2013
Area house up for historic registration
The Minnesota Historical Society has informed Jay Johnson that the Prospect House at 403 Lake Ave North, Battle Lake, Otter Tail County, will be considered by the State Review Board for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. The State Review Board meets on Tuesday,...
March 6, 2013 - 12:52pm
July 8, 2010
Authorities: Battle Lake dog owner slit animal's throat in fit of rage
A 23-year-old Battle Lake man faces animal cruelty charges after telling investigators he slit his dog's throat in a fit of rage because she wasn't trainable. Benjamin James Stavaas is charged in Otter Tail District Court with leaving the German shepherd mix for dead around June...
July 8, 2010 - 9:40am
May 29, 2010
Three hurt in Battle Lake crash
Three people suffered minor injuries in a two-car accident at the junction of Highway 210 and Highway 78 in Battle Lake Saturday afternoon. The accident occurred when a southbound 2004 Buick LeSabre at a stop sign on Highway 78 pulled out in front of an eastbound 2007 Chevy Impala...
news / accidents
May 29, 2010 - 6:11pm