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DNR deer meat donation program benefits many families in local area
'Our little missing link': DL parents talk growing their families through foster-to-adopt option
Home sweet...Holmes?: Country crooner John Berry returning to Detroit Lakes for Dec. 2 Christmas concert
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
Laker hockey team building on experience from last year
Hibbert enters 18th pro Snocross season determined to reclaim national title
Vikings hold off Lions to win seventh straight game
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Pazdernik rebound leader in loss to Dragons
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Willing and able: Adults with disabilities find pride, friendship through job partnerships in Perham
Gas prices down 4.2 cents last week
MnDOT honored with National Roadway Safety Award
Essentia Health Welcomes Physician Assistant in Detroit Lakes
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Maynard A. Hanson
Charles Andersen Petersen
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
Linda S. Severson
Virginia May Fisher
Letter: Tax cuts for rich will be paid for by rest of us
We're thankful for you, dear reader
Letter: Here's why I stand by President Trump
Lynn Hummel column: Artifacts from history's crawl space
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Lake ice still treacherous due to weather ups and downs
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
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
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
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
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