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MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
'Kicking' up the holiday savings: Local woman uses her smartphone to find rebates while shopping
Feds tighten restrictions on meds for farm animals
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Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Versatile scoring gives Raiders second victory
Laker dance teams start strong at home invite
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (71)
November 3, 2016
Callaway woman convicted, sentenced in two separate drug cases
A Callaway woman has been sentenced on a drug conviction after authorities say she was suspected of shoplifting at the Detroit Lakes Walmart. Lacey Rose Rousu-Hanks, 23, was sentenced to 12 months, one day in prison, which was stayed for five years. She was instead sentenced to 46...
November 3, 2016 - 8:08am
September 11, 2016
Richwood Winery owner helps breeders patent their unique plants and potables
When Penny Aguirre was growing up in Moorhead, her love of animals initially had her pursuing dreams of becoming a veterinarian, and after graduating...
September 11, 2016 - 5:00am
September 4, 2016
Hoppy days. Callaway woman grows hops for craft beer makers
Hoppy days are here for Betsy Steffl of Callaway: She's looking forward to harvesting her first crop of hops — those fragrant green cones...
September 4, 2016 - 5:00am
August 17, 2016
Schreder-Gomes on St. Norbert dean’s list
Sara Schreder-Gomes of Callaway has been named to the 2016 spring semester dean’s list at St. Norbert College. A minimum 3.5 grade point average is required for academic eligibility. St. Norbert College is located on Fox River in the residential community of De Pere, Wis.
August 17, 2016 - 2:08pm
June 24, 2016
Callaway woman charged with drugs
A Callaway woman made her first court appearance after being charged with felony 5th degree possession of drugs. Lori Ann Vasecka, 52, was arrested Jan 18 after law enforcement was dispatched to a Callaway residence on a call of a suicidal female. According to the complaint filed...
June 24, 2016 - 5:30am
Truck driver being charged in Callaway train derailment
The propane truck driver who authorities say caused the train crash and derailment in Callaway two months ago is being charged in the incident....
May 24, 2016 - 9:25am
May 4, 2016
Callaway man will serve 15 days in jail for fifth DWI
Jason Edward Smith, 39, of 28438 County Road 34, 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....
May 4, 2016 - 10:59am
April 6, 2016
Perham FD’s new drone used in Callaway accident
An unmanned drone, received by the Perham Fire Department last month, made its maiden flight last week at the train derailment in Callaway, according...
April 6, 2016 - 11:05am
April 4, 2016
Becker County woman charged for meth sale
Lacey Rose Rousu-Hanks, 22, of 30175 County Road 21, Callaway, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Dec. 29, 2015, she allegedly sold 1.65 grams of meth to a confidential reliable informant...
April 4, 2016 - 5:40am
April 1, 2016
Drone saves the day, officers say
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., met with emergency responders in Callaway on Thursday and was a little surprised to hear them sing the praises...
April 1, 2016 - 2:58pm
March 30, 2016
Officials review Callaway actions
Emergency responders did a good job handling the situation when a tanker truck carrying 9,500 gallons of propane was hit by a freight train in...
March 30, 2016 - 11:09am
March 28, 2016
Name of truck driver involved in Callaway train derailment released
Authorities have released the name of the truck driver who pulled his propane tanker in front of a train in Callaway last week, causing a train derailment, fire and explosion in the city. Biya Abdella Buta, 31, is from Mandan; he was not injured in the crash. The accident did, however,...
March 28, 2016 - 8:13am
March 25, 2016
Explosion rocks Callaway
The dust is now settling in the tiny town of Callaway, as residents make their way back into their homes and crews begin cleaning up the tangled...
March 25, 2016 - 5:12pm
Residents allowed to return to homes in Callaway after train derailment, explosion
The evacuation of Callaway, Minn. is lifted as of 10 a.m. Friday. Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander says the threat to the public has passed;...
March 25, 2016 - 11:09am
Video: Town of Callaway evacuated following train derailment
The small Becker County town of Callaway - about 15 miles north of Detroit Lakes - has been evacuated after a Canadian Pacific train struck a...
March 25, 2016 - 7:52am