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A career spent fighting wildfires: DL man puts down the hose after 28 years
Call the doctor, this dirt needs help: Local farmers will play key role in new healthy soils initiative
A Thanksgiving feast: Holy Rosary invites community to enjoy turkey dinner 'with all the trimmings'
They've got a Golden Ticket... DLCCC is surprise recipient of $1,000 Give to the Max Day prize; three other local nonprofits also get big boost from online fundraiser
Poverty in DL schools: Roosevelt faces the highest number of students living in poverty; rising each year
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
Thielen keeps streaks going in Vikings victory over Rams
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
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
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Teddy R. Millage Sr.
James "Jim" Hermanson
Irene Rose Byer
Maureen "Mary" Miller
Maxine M. Boswell
A heartfelt thanks
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
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
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
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
November 10, 2017
Charge dropped against man accused of using stolen pickup truck
A man accused of using a stolen pickup for several weeks last winter has had charges dropped against him in Becker County District Court. According to court records: Martin James Vizenor, 28, of Callaway was charged with felony receiving stolen property after a Callaway police officer...
November 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 2, 2017
Man charged with threatening to blow up Callaway gas station
Lyman William Lowry, 34, of Callaway has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony threats of violence - reckless disregard for risk. According to court records, on Oct. 14 a tribal police officer responded to a report of a man behaving erratically at a convenience...
November 2, 2017 - 10:48am
September 13, 2017
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Arvig is planning to permanently cut over to its new, all-digital TV signal in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Customer cooperation is required to avoid service interruptions, and customers will receive a notice in the mail outlining next steps....
September 13, 2017 - 12:37pm
September 6, 2017
Several area students enrolled at Ridgewater for fall semester
Ridgewater College, with campuses in Willmar and Hutchinson, Minn., recently announced that the following area students have been admitted to the college for fall semester 2017. Betty Schouviller, Callaway; Laurie Erdall, Katie Lawrence and Christine Scoles, all of Detroit Lakes;...
September 6, 2017 - 2:16pm
July 13, 2017
Callaway woman injured in Highway 59 crash
A Callaway woman was injured in a two-car crash Wednesday afternoon on Highway 59 in Callaway Township. Lavonne Ione Molacek, 61, was transported to Essentia Health St. Mary's for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. The driver of the other vehicle,...
July 13, 2017 - 11:17am
July 12, 2017
Catholic United awards scholarships to local residents
Catholic United Financial, a not-for-profit financial cooperative that has served Catholics in the Upper Midwest since 1878, recently awarded scholarships to several local residents. Among this year's scholarship recipients were Natalie Steffl, Callaway, and Detroit Lakes residents...
July 12, 2017 - 3:15pm
June 19, 2017
Rural Callaway woman charged for meth
Billie Jo Weaver, 29, of rural Callaway has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Aug. 9, 2016, she was pulled over by a tribal police officer on Pow Wow Highway in White Earth. Initially, she...
June 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 12, 2017
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, May 30 At 11:51 a.m. a caller reported a break in on the 36000 block of Loon Drive in Ogema, where the residence door had been left open and a window had been broken, but nothing was reportedly missing. At 3:22 p.m. a puppy was reportedly stolen from the 31000 block of Highway...
June 12, 2017 - 8:28am
May 31, 2017
Area students named to M State president's list
Minnesota State Community and Technical College has named 670 students to its president's list for the 2017 spring semester. Area students named to the president's list are the following (listed alphabetically by hometown):
May 31, 2017 - 12:56pm
President's budget plan could force Niijii Radio off the air: Callaway station would be significantly impacted by planned cuts to arts funding
When President Donald Trump presented his proposed budget to the public earlier this month, it was anything but good news for Callaway's Niijii...
March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
February 25, 2017
Callaway man accused of using stolen pickup for several weeks
Martin James Vizenor, 27, Box 74, Callaway, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony receiving stolen property. According to court records, on Feb. 14 a Callaway police officer saw a black pickup truck with North Dakota license plates parked in Callaway. The truck...
February 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 10, 2017
Callaway student on dean's list at St. Norbert College
Sara Isabella Schreder-Gomes, of Callaway, was among those students named to the dean's list at St. Norbert College for academic achievement during the fall 2016 semester. A minimum 3.5 grade point average is required for academic eligibility. St. Norbert College is located on the...
February 10, 2017 - 9:00am
January 22, 2017
On the lookout for fakes
Someone has been paving their way through Becker County with a handful of counterfeit twenties in the last week, hitting places like On The Go...
January 22, 2017 - 6:00am
January 7, 2017
Callaway man sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
John Joseph Steffl, Jr, 35, of 104 Manitoba St., Callaway, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct. A half-dozen other counts of third- and fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct stemming back to 2007 were dismissed. According...
January 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
January 6, 2017
Callaway man sentenced for felony DWI
Phillip Michael Blue, 29, of 202 Dakota St., Callaway, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony DWI. A second felony DWI charge and a gross misdemeanor charge of driving after his license was canceled as inimical to public safety were dropped in a plea agreement....
January 6, 2017 - 4:00pm