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Family friend charged with sexually assaulting, murdering Meeker County 5-year-old
Successful blood drive held Aug. 9 in DL
Soak up rest of summer with Sarah's Panzanella Salad
Wife of man who died in camper at WeFest last year, still searching for answers
As pipeline protests grows, state pulls water tanks
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Weiss shuts down Angels at state
Angels take on Lastrup in state Class C first round Saturday
DL 412 BMX Single Point Race Results Aug. 3rd
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Brenk on dean’s list at Bethel University
Tigges on dean’s list at UW-Madison
Friends & Neighbors
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Gas prices have risen in Minnesota this week
Essentia Health St. Mary’s Sister Anne Scholarship winners
MAC’S, Inc. promotes Riley Soberg in DL
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
FMSO's Symphony Rocks goes a little bit country
Forestedge Winery to host art fair
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Peter M. Koshowski
Monika A. Fredin
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Lydia Jo (Jackson) Bellanger
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Letter: Absenteeism, if you start in high school, it's too late
Media needs to act responsibly
Nothing 'peaceful' about protests
Editorial: Kudos to DL Schools for cracking down on absentee students
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Keep up to date with the latest Pine to Palm Golf Tournament coverage
WE Fest 2016
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August 17, 2016
Ten candidates for 3 seats on DL School Board
Only one of the three incumbents up for reelection on the Detroit Lakes School Board filed to run again this year. Jackie Buboltz of East Shore Drive filed late Tuesday. Longtime school board members Tom Seaworth and Ladd Lyngaas did not file. In all, 10 people are running for Detroit...
August 17, 2016 - 11:29am
Ogema man charged with assaulting, choking fiance
An Ogema man made his initial court appearance after being charged with assaulting his girlfriend in a field, allegedly strangling her until...
August 17, 2016 - 11:24am
Arrests made in Becker County burglary
A Nevis man made his initial court appearance in Becker County Court after being charged with felony first-degree burglary with a weapon. Casey Forefeathers Thomas, 35, was arrested after Becker County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a burglary on July 20 at a residence...
August 17, 2016 - 11:13am
August 16, 2016
The world is run by those who show up
Cheers to those civic minded Becker County residents who sacrificed part of a beautiful August day to vote in the Primary Election on Aug. 9. Of the 17,854 registered voters in Becker County, 1,110 of them cast ballots, a turnout rate of a little over 6 percent. Those Becker County...
August 16, 2016 - 2:00pm
August 15, 2016
Woman seriously injured in Lake Park crash
A woman was airlifted to a Fargo hospital after a three-car crash here Sunday, Aug. 14. Just before 2 p.m., a woman was heading west on Highway 10 when a pickup tried heading north in the Second Street intersection, according to the Becker County Sheriff's Office. The pickup hit the...
August 15, 2016 - 8:49am
August 13, 2016
Minnesota Land Trust seeking landowners to help conserve state's wetlands
The Minnesota Land Trust is looking for landowners who want to conserve their wetlands and surrounding areas in Becker, Big Stone, Clay, Douglas,...
August 13, 2016 - 8:30am
February 14, 2016
These (3 pairs of) shoes were made for walking
It’s official - Detroit Lakes man Lowell Deede has done something nobody has ever done before (that anybody knows of anyway). “I have walked...
February 14, 2016 - 5:35am
January 10, 2016
Surveying was a rough business
Shortly after the end of the Revolutionary War, the leaders of the fledgling United States of America realized that the land west of the original...
January 10, 2016 - 5:35am
January 1, 2016
Becker County was part of Louisiana Purchase
Was our Becker County part of The Louisiana Purchase? If it was not part of that 800,000-square-mile purchase by President Thomas Jefferson in 1803, then who did lay early claim to your farmstead, lake lot, town site square or Reservation land? The Sioux? Chippewa? Colonial America?...
January 1, 2016 - 5:40am
December 6, 2015
County zoning supervisor leaves after less than a year
About seven months after starting in Becker County, Planning and Zoning Supervisor Eric Evenson-Marden is leaving the position. Evenson-Marden is taking a position in Winona County. The Becker County commissioners accepted his resignation at last week’s meeting, and Evenson-Marden...
December 6, 2015 - 5:40am
November 25, 2015
Plenty of seasonal jobs in the area
‘Tis the season to go out and make a little extra cash. Temporary, holiday jobs are still out there, but experts say you’d better act fast because many of them on the retail side are filling up. “Right now you’ll find long lists of job openings,” said Kelley Nowell, team...
November 25, 2015 - 9:18am
November 22, 2015
Red Kettle Campaign begins Monday
Flyer after flyer touts Black Friday sales — or more likely, Gray Thursday sales — but the Salvation Army is hoping people will celebrate...
November 22, 2015 - 6:00am
November 18, 2015
Workforce projected to shrink in portions of Minnesota
The bad news is the worker shortage in northwestern Minnesota isn't going away anytime soon, and is actually expected to get worse. The good news is that this part of the state has more than its share of job-seekers with vocational skills. In the next 10 years, the number of...
November 18, 2015 - 11:38am
Ikes question contract for county forestry leader
Does Becker County need a qualified land manager on its staff to provide management of its forested lands, or can it contract with an outside firm to provide those services? That was the crux of discussion at Monday night's meeting of the local Izaak Walton League ("Ikes") chapter...
November 18, 2015 - 11:34am
County board moving forward on contracted forestry services
The Becker County Board of Commissioners are moving forward on a plan to contract with Nicholas Rickaby for forest management services — at least temporarily. "This is not a long-term solution," Commissioner Barry Nelson said. "This is a filler for us." The natural resources...
November 18, 2015 - 11:33am