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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
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
February 4, 2018
Party at the polls: Counties get money for new equipment
Time to upgrade that aging election equipment: Counties including Becker, Otter Tail, Wadena and Hubbard are taking advantage of $7 million in...
February 4, 2018 - 2:00pm
April 14, 2017
Herzog, Lakers win big to start golf season
Junior Maddie Herzog shot a career-best 72 to win by five strokes and lead the defending Class AA state golf champion Lakers to a big 36-stroke...
April 14, 2017 - 7:57am
April 18, 2016
GOLF: Laker boys open season at road invites
The Laker boys golf team opened the season at invitational meets on the road placing seventh at Becker and runners-up in Marshall. “We did a lot better on Saturday at Marshall,” head coach Bob Gorden said. “I think everybody at Becker was trying way too hard to shoot a low score,...
April 18, 2016 - 12:07pm
April 15, 2016
GOLF: Smith leads Laker girls to first victory
Kate Smith picked up her first victory of the golf season, as did the Laker girls’ team winning by 15 strokes over runners-up St. Francis and defeating 11 other teams at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker Thursday. “The wind picked up halfway through the round so the girls had...
April 15, 2016 - 9:06am
November 5, 2015
Bemidji sweeps Becker to earn trip to section final
With the No. 2-seeded Bemidji High School volleyball team leading No. 3 Becker 10-9 in the first set of the Section 8-3A semifinals Wednesday...
November 5, 2015 - 8:47am
November 1, 2015
Bulldogs escape upset-minded Laker volleyball
A valiant effort down the stretch by the Detroit Lakes volleyball team came to an end at the hands of the No. 4-seeded Bulldogs in Becker by a score of 3-1. Becker came into the game winners in 23 of 27 matches and had not lost a regulation, non-tournament match in over a month. Meanwhile,...
November 1, 2015 - 8:53am
September 29, 2015
Soccer: Laker girls blank Bulldogs in Becker
The Laker girls soccer team dominated play in a shutout victory at Becker Saturday defeating the Bulldogs 2-0. The Lakers fired off 12 shots including a couple hit posts but were unable to score in the first half. The DL defense held the Bulldogs in check with only three first...
September 29, 2015 - 11:10am
April 17, 2015
Laker boys runners-up at Bulldog Golf Invite
Senior Ben Mallow shot a 75 to place fifth individually and lead the Laker boys golf team to a runner-up finish at the 16-team Bulldog Invitational Thursday in Becker. “We were ok today, with a 316,” head coach Bob Gorden said. “We should be in low 300's with this group.” Sophomore...
April 17, 2015 - 11:52am
October 1, 2014
Girls Soccer: Lakers set up conference title match-up Thursday
DETROIT LAKES — With two wins in four days, the Detroit Lakes girls soccer team is poised for their biggest test of the season Thursday night...
October 1, 2014 - 11:07am
July 9, 2012
West Fargo family tried to bail out as hit-and-run boater sped towards them on Big Cormorant
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- "What is that boat doing?
July 9, 2012 - 1:23am
June 6, 2012
Three file for new Becker County Board seat in DL -- 6 file for three seats on Frazee School Board
Candidate filing has closed and two contested races have emerged for the Becker County Board: Craig Fontaine of 1058 Villa Lane, Mark Hagedorn of 1246 Lake Ave. and Ben Grimsley of 1030 Lake Ave.
June 6, 2012 - 1:24pm
June 4, 2012
Today is the last day to file for those running for Becker County Board, Frazee-Vergas School Board
If you are thinking about running for the Becker County Board, the Becker County Soil and Water Conservation District Board or the Frazee-Vergas School District, you better act quick. Filing closes today. All five county commissioners have filed for re-election: Barry Nelson,...
June 4, 2012 - 5:30pm
December 3, 2010
Baca pleads guilty to felony charge
A convicted rapist pleaded guilty Thursday in Becker County District Court to a charge of violating predatory offender laws. Robert Baca, a 44-year-old Level III sex offender, faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. However, sentencing guidelines...
December 3, 2010 - 8:43am
November 19, 2010
Fire destroys two homes in Becker County
A Pine Point tribal home and a rural Richwood residence were lost as a result of two fires this week. Carsonville firefighters responded to a chimney fire north of Ponsford in Pine Point Township early Wednesday morning and were battling the blaze for more than two hours. The home,...
November 19, 2010 - 12:45pm
November 2, 2010
No poll challengers, no equipment problems ---- voting is going smoothly in Becker County today
Voting has been steady in Becker County for the general election today, and there have been few if any problems with election equipment or polling places. "It's almost eerily quiet," said Becker County Auditor-Treasurer Ryan Tangen at about 1:15 p.m. "Things are going pretty well,"...
November 2, 2010 - 1:53pm