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Ogema woman allegedly caught with 23 grams of meth
Mahnomen County police ask for help as drug overdoses rise
Frazee man gets over five years for meth
Man faces more charges for throwing pig's foot into Somali food stand
Man accused of stealing $1,200 worth of cigarettes
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Tracy state butterfly champ, Lakers 11th at Class A True Team
Mahnomen-Waubun Thunderbirds logo revealed
Indians extend win streak to seven games
Bombers seeded fourth in Section 6, 9-man
Lakers steamroll Prowlers to finish regular season
Accessing Social Security on the go
You may qualify for extra help paying your drug costs
Parrot Heads give $8,000 to Marshmallow Foundation
Holy Rosary announces scholarship winners
friends & neighbors
CenturyLink deploying faster broadband speeds to more than 350,000 customers in the Twin Cities and greater MN
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Gas prices down this week
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Clark L. Hendrickson
Philip Wayne Arneson
Duane Douglas Nelson
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Editorial: An ice castle in Detroit Lakes? Yes, please!
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Guest Editorial: Technology in cars is causing more crashes
Potatoes - they're what's for dinner
Letter: Tax chair says cities, counties better not raise taxes
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
August 30, 2017
Wednesday, August 30 School Supply Night: The DL Schools, Native American Education Department will be handing out basic school supplies prior to the start of school during the Middle School Open House from 4-6 p.m. in the commons. Senior Fest 2017: Provider booths, educational speakers,...
August 30, 2017 - 2:12pm
August 28, 2017
County bounces back from cyberattack
Becker County spent $89,000 last year on a Unitrend all-in-one enterprise backup and continuity system for its IT department. Turns out it was...
August 28, 2017 - 1:11pm
August 25, 2017
Sunday, August 27 Spaghetti Dinner: St. Theodore's Church in Ponsford/Pine Point is hosting a spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is free for those under 6 years old, $3 for those age 6-12 years old and $8 for those over 12 years old. Phil Kinney Benefit: Faith Lutheran...
August 25, 2017 - 3:26pm
August 23, 2017
Wednesday, August 23 Corn Feed: Join First Baptist Church in Detroit Lakes for corn on the cob, hot dogs, hamburgers and live music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, August 24 Salvation Army Back to School Supply Distribution: School supply distribution will take place from 3 p.m. to...
August 23, 2017 - 9:57am
August 19, 2017
A special ceremony for Vietnam veterans: Area man built his own museum, war memorial
Fifty years ago, Howard Maninga of rural Ponsford went to fight in Vietnam as a young Marine. He came back, but he brought Vietnam with him....
August 19, 2017 - 2:07pm
August 18, 2017
Column: The legend of Old Three Legs
You may have already started to feel the cool, crisp kiss of autumn starting to creep in lately--that undeniable shiver of cool breath, giving you chills just when you thought you might've had more time to enjoy the summer heat. I know I have. Though the official start of Autumn isn't...
August 18, 2017 - 5:23pm
August 17, 2017
County's economy is a mixed bag
Becker County's economy is a mixed bag: Employment is up and the poverty rate is down, but but there's a need for a larger workforce and higher wages, according to Economic Development Snapshop 2016, put out by the West Central Initiative. Becker County's unemployment rate has dropped...
August 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
August 16, 2017
Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
Becker County is under a cyber attack that has taken down its website, disabled its printers and is now slowly corrupting its entire IT network,...
August 16, 2017 - 3:37pm
August 14, 2017
Hearing for Tobacco 21 ordinance set Sept. 12
A controversial new ordinance to raise the tobacco-sale age to 21 within Detroit Lakes city limits will get its first public airing at the Sept. 12 meeting of the Detroit Lakes City Council. The council voted Tuesday to hold a public hearing on the proposed ordinance during that meeting....
August 14, 2017 - 10:32am
August 11, 2017
A real farming dynasty: Rural Lake Park brothers plan to pass on century farm to fourth generation
Lena Ellingson was just 13 years old when she first met Mathias Mattson on the boat from Norway to the United States — and he wasn't much...
August 11, 2017 - 10:30am
'It's in my heart so deep': Rural Frazee man hopes to keep century farm in family for another 100 years
Ever since he was a very young boy, Frazee native Martin (Marty) Wallace has loved farming. "It's in my heart so deep," says Wallace, who purchased...
August 11, 2017 - 10:00am
August 9, 2017
Thursday, August 10 P.E.O. Chapter FG Meeting: This meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the home of Paulette Dew with Linda Sheryak and Rachel Windloss as assistant hostesses. The program will be "Travels and Fun!" by Sue Boyle, so remember to bring vacation pictures. Saturday, August...
August 9, 2017 - 11:32am
August 7, 2017
Jailhouse phone calls lead to sentencing
Ricky Lynn Anderson, 50, of Frazee, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony violating a domestic no-contact order. According to court records, on March 13-21 he called a protected woman 11 times from the Becker County Jail while she was living with his brother....
August 7, 2017 - 8:47am
Wadena man sentenced for felony DWI
Louis Flores Jr., 37, of Wadena, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony DWI. According to court records, on May 26 a Detroit Lakes police officer saw him enter the eastbound lane while driving westbound through a construction zone on Highway 10 and Highway 59....
August 7, 2017 - 8:36am
New recycling building to go up at transfer station
Becker County will soon have a new building to process recyclables, replacing an older, smaller building at the transfer station north of town...
August 7, 2017 - 8:35am