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Frost Advisory: Areas Of Frost May Develop Overnight
Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87 just before heart surgery
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Rose Ensemble in Detroit Lakes Tuesday
DL swimmers second to Visitation at Otter Invitational
FOOTBALL: Raiders beat up on winless Gators
Johnson’s first place finish leads DL boys to second at Milaca Mega Meet
No stopping Hall of Honor nominee Brent Eidenschink
FOOTBALL: Mahnomen defense solid in shutout at Fosston
Fostering hope: Local woman organizes ‘kid kits’ fundraiser for county’s foster care program
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
Ronald R. Aanerud
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Vernon A. Sellers
Douglas Daryl Miller
Helen Mae Williams
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
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
October 28, 2010
Ogema teen injured in crash is off respirator, technically not in coma
An Ogema, Minn., teenager who was hit by a car Sept. 13 while Rollerblading on a Becker County highway no longer needs a respirator to breathe...
October 28, 2010 - 4:37pm
August 14, 2010
UPDATE: NAMES RELEASED: Four injured when car strikes White Earth ambulance on Becker County Road 34
WHITE EARTH, Minn. - Four people were hospitalized after their vehicle struck an ambulance on County Highway 34 in White Earth. The driver of the vehicle was Sheena Marie Butcher, 28, of Ponsford. The passengers were Mary Elizabeth Manypenny, 27, of Ogema; Simon Louis Rogers, 35,...
August 14, 2010 - 12:50pm
June 17, 2009
Come discover Tamarac Refuge's history
Take a journey into Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge's past. A discovering Tamarac history tour is from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 20. Among the forests, marshes, and lakes of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge is a fascinating history of settlers, loggers, hunters, government...
June 17, 2009 - 12:41pm
February 3, 2009
White Earth man sentenced for felony domestic assault
A White Earth man was sentenced last week in Becker County District Court to five years' probation on a charge of felony domestic assault. Matthew Joel Larson, 26, of 39432 County Rd. 34 East, White Earth, was charged with one felony count of domestic assault and one felony count...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
Jackson man sentenced for drug possession
A Jackson, Minn., man was sentenced to five years' probation and 30 days in jail last week in Becker County District Court on two felony counts of drug possession. Jason Richard Weets, 23, of 64 River St., Jackson, Minn., pled guilty to two felony counts of drug possession on Dec....
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Briards both facing felony charges in Becker County
Here's an update on the legal status of Frazee hog farmers Robert and Virginia Briard, who both face felony charges in Becker County District Court. Although court dates shift frequently, especially with high-profile cases, here are the current dates and charges: Robert Briard,...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Becker County, Detroit Lakers brace for big state cuts
As a not-a-very-merry Christmas present, the state has handed Becker County a $300,000 cut in state aid for this year. That's a 21 percent cut, but -- adding insult to injury -- the state is calling it a 1.7 percent cut. "That's so deceitful," said Becker County Administrator...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Becker County is honored by AMC, BWSR for conservation
With so much of its livelihood dependent upon maintaining the purity of its natural resources, Becker County has long been on the cutting edge of conservation -- and earlier this month, the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) and Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC)...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
25 challenges issued in Senate recount -- New Becker County total will include 61 ballots that have never been counted
There were 25 ballot challenges issued in the U.S. Senate recount in Becker County Monday -- and that was before election challengers could sink their teeth into 61 ballots that were discovered a few days after the election and have not yet been counted. Those ballots will be counted...
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am