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Dakota Access Pipeline camp closure goes fairly peacefully despite 2 hurt and 10 arrested
Just do it: Klobuchar, Grassley, McCain urge new HHS secretary to consider importation of prescription drugs from Canada
Digging for treasures: Detroit Lakes diver finds 500 year old antler, among other historic finds
White Earth's Soule to be Minnesota State board member
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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Two local students graduate from UM-Morris
Smith named to dean's list at University of Nebraska
Detroit Lakes students on dean's list at Mankato
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
She's ready...: New Holiday gas station opens to ‘pumped’ community
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
Albert M. Finch
Lynn M. Alexander
Joan Alice Watland
Dean W. Iverson
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
becker county fair
August 3, 2016
Photo Gallery: Revving engines, bumps and bangs at county fair
August 3, 2016 - 10:31am
July 31, 2016
County fair starts off with record crowds
Sunny skies and milder temperatures equalled big crowds for this year’s Becker County Fair, which opened Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Detroit...
July 31, 2016 - 5:50am
July 25, 2016
Upcoming fair fun for all
For more than 120 years now, the Becker County Fair has been a summer staple in Detroit Lakes ‒ and this one is shaping up to be the biggest...
July 25, 2016 - 11:47am
August 5, 2015
2015 county fair was big success
Becker County Fair Board President Bob Sonnenberg couldn’t be happier about how this year’s fair turned out. “I’d just have to call...
August 5, 2015 - 1:12pm
August 1, 2015
Time-honored tradition, ‘Outstanding Seniors’ named
Every year since 1973, the Becker County Fair has honored two county residents — one man and one woman — as the county’s Outstanding Seniors. This...
August 1, 2015 - 5:45am
July 31, 2015
Photo Gallery: Fun at the fair
July 31, 2015 - 2:30pm
July 29, 2015
Becker County Fair opens today
The smell of freshly-fried fair food is beginning to radiate from the southwest side of town about right now, signaling the beginning of the...
July 29, 2015 - 12:30pm
July 25, 2015
Becker County Fair kicks off this week
For 124 years, Becker County children and adults alike wait for that special handful of days full of hubbub that the county fair inevitably brings...
July 25, 2015 - 5:30am
July 24, 2015
2015 Becker County Fair
Features new additions to the fair as well as a schedule of events and premium list. A must-have for every fair-goer!
July 24, 2015 - 1:16pm
4-Hers from all over the county unite, compete
4-Hers have been working hard all year, on either mastering the perfect strawberry jam or researching avian influenza or working with a beef...
July 24, 2015 - 1:15pm
4-Her sews up her final year
Participating every year since first grade, Becker County Council Officer President Bailey Yliniemi is sad to celebrate her final year as a 4-H...
July 24, 2015 - 1:10pm
Becker County Fair cancels all poultry shows and exhibitations
More than 9 million birds in Minnesota’s (and total of 47 million in the U.S.) commercial and domestic poultry flocks have died during the...
July 24, 2015 - 1:04pm
Expect another great Becker County Fair
As we approach the 124th annual Becker County Fair, fair board president for 37 years Bob Sonnenberg said that this year’s estimated 20,000...
July 24, 2015 - 12:28pm
August 6, 2014
Becker County Fair had something for everyone
August 6, 2014 - 11:26am
August 3, 2014
Outstanding Seniors chosen at fair
Every year since 1973, Thursday at the Becker County Fair has included an awards ceremony where two new winners are chosen to receive the title...
August 3, 2014 - 11:00am