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DLPD hosts open house in honor of retiring detective Eric Bergren
'I thought I was going to lose my life,' MN woman recalls violent teen relationship
The Madison's heavenly helpers: Women’s group takes on projects to help brighten the lives of local residents
Fargo Theatre to celebrate works of actor Sean Astin
Live video streaming planned for MN Supreme Court arguments
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PREVIEW: Experienced Vikings looking to complete program turnaround
PREVIEW: Returning linemen key to Titans’ success
PREVIEW: Injuries hampering preseason workouts of Waubun Bombers
Frazee to forfeit football season because of low roster numbers
Thielen celebrates 27th birthday Tuesday
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
A Norwegian lesson: DL teacher travels to Norway to learn about early education abroad
Detroit Lakes Noon Rotary welcomes 100th member
DL's Jutz on NDSCS president's honor list
Area students graduate from UND
friends & neighbors
Holly Disse Joins Staff of Midwest Bank
Learning to lead: LEADERship Detroit Lakes now accepting applications
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Customer Appreciation Day; Lakes Area Farmers Market to host food demonstration, music and more this Saturday
Autumn nuptials are latest wedding trend
Boats & Bars & so much more
Local author to speak about latest work Aug. 23 at Perham library
Holmes Theatre's 15th season to include plenty of surprises
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Vivian (Silovich) Lee
Leonard "Pete" Thielen
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Anthony I. "Andy" Greene
Marian K. Morgan
Frederick A. Coughlin
Mason J. Smith
Duane Lynn Robert Walker
Letter: Tobacco 21 will stop DL kids from smoking
Letter: Democrats need to get off Trump's back
Column: Wait, don't throw out those encyclopedias
How dark will it get during total eclipse?
Vaping is not any "cooler" than smoking
Grosbeaks sure brighten up a wintertime yard
Here's how to get kids to love going fishing
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
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
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'
pine to palm
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
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
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...
16 hours 21 min ago
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
Behind the push to restrict tobacco sales
The "Tobacco 21" push to get city councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham to raise the tobacco-sale age to 21 is part of a nationwide effort to prevent young people from getting hooked on tobacco. Although it's been tough sledding in Minnesota (the Legislature shot it down last...
August 7, 2017 - 8:30am
August 3, 2017
Ready for WE Fest: Locals prepare for the three-day party
It's WE Fest time again, and local law enforcement and retailers are ready for the crowds. Randy Buhr, who manages Detroit Lakes municipal liquor...
August 3, 2017 - 4:37pm
July 31, 2017
Felony domestic assault charge filed
Wesley Robert Warren, 19, of rural Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of domestic assault and a gross misdemeanor charge of interfering with a 911 call.
July 31, 2017 - 1:03pm