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Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Goodbye, phosphorus--Rice Lake project moving forward
Hot jobs in Becker County: Majority of jobs only requiring two-year degrees
Crime & accidents
Clay County man charged with taking video, photos of nude child
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Lamoureuxs ready for one more shot at gold
Warroad girls look to take home state hockey title
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
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
friends & neighbors
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
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February 4, 2018
Party at the polls: Counties get money for new equipment
Time to upgrade that aging election equipment: Counties including Becker, Otter Tail, Wadena and Hubbard are taking advantage of $7 million in...
February 4, 2018 - 2:00pm
April 14, 2017
Herzog, Lakers win big to start golf season
Junior Maddie Herzog shot a career-best 72 to win by five strokes and lead the defending Class AA state golf champion Lakers to a big 36-stroke...
April 14, 2017 - 7:57am
April 18, 2016
GOLF: Laker boys open season at road invites
The Laker boys golf team opened the season at invitational meets on the road placing seventh at Becker and runners-up in Marshall. “We did a lot better on Saturday at Marshall,” head coach Bob Gorden said. “I think everybody at Becker was trying way too hard to shoot a low score,...
April 18, 2016 - 12:07pm
April 15, 2016
GOLF: Smith leads Laker girls to first victory
Kate Smith picked up her first victory of the golf season, as did the Laker girls’ team winning by 15 strokes over runners-up St. Francis and defeating 11 other teams at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker Thursday. “The wind picked up halfway through the round so the girls had...
April 15, 2016 - 9:06am
November 5, 2015
Bemidji sweeps Becker to earn trip to section final
With the No. 2-seeded Bemidji High School volleyball team leading No. 3 Becker 10-9 in the first set of the Section 8-3A semifinals Wednesday...
November 5, 2015 - 8:47am
November 1, 2015
Bulldogs escape upset-minded Laker volleyball
A valiant effort down the stretch by the Detroit Lakes volleyball team came to an end at the hands of the No. 4-seeded Bulldogs in Becker by a score of 3-1. Becker came into the game winners in 23 of 27 matches and had not lost a regulation, non-tournament match in over a month. Meanwhile,...
November 1, 2015 - 8:53am
September 29, 2015
Soccer: Laker girls blank Bulldogs in Becker
The Laker girls soccer team dominated play in a shutout victory at Becker Saturday defeating the Bulldogs 2-0. The Lakers fired off 12 shots including a couple hit posts but were unable to score in the first half. The DL defense held the Bulldogs in check with only three first...
September 29, 2015 - 11:10am
April 17, 2015
Laker boys runners-up at Bulldog Golf Invite
Senior Ben Mallow shot a 75 to place fifth individually and lead the Laker boys golf team to a runner-up finish at the 16-team Bulldog Invitational Thursday in Becker. “We were ok today, with a 316,” head coach Bob Gorden said. “We should be in low 300's with this group.” Sophomore...
April 17, 2015 - 11:52am
October 1, 2014
Girls Soccer: Lakers set up conference title match-up Thursday
DETROIT LAKES — With two wins in four days, the Detroit Lakes girls soccer team is poised for their biggest test of the season Thursday night...
October 1, 2014 - 11:07am
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