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The fascinating world of dragonflies and damselflies
Zebra mussels found in lakes near Vergas, Alexandria
Upcoming fair fun for all
Deputy injured when his vehicle was hit while responding to crash near Detroit Lakes
Three-time champion Jack Rule to play in 2016 Pine to Palm
DCC 100 celebration Thursday at Pavilion
Region 14C amateur baseball playoffs begin Friday
16U softball state runners-up
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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
March 11, 2016
Callaway man sentenced for motor vehicle theft
Timothy David Rousu, 26, of 26229 County Road 110, Callaway has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony theft of a motor vehicle. According to court records, he was pulled over by police on Dec. 31 while driving on Highway 10 in Becker County. Two passengers were...
March 11, 2016 - 5:35am
January 16, 2016
Callaway woman sentenced to 40 years probation after DL drug raid
A Callaway woman has been sentenced for her part in a drug sting that involved local officers and a fake Fed Ex getup. Nicolle Lynn King, 40, was found guilty of first-degree controlled substance, subsequent conviction and sentenced to just over eight years in prison, stayed for 40...
January 16, 2016 - 5:35am
December 31, 2015
Man sentenced for domestic assault
A Callaway man has been sentenced for beating his longtime girlfriend after she reportedly used the wrong bucket for a chore. Corey Roy Peasley, 38, was granted a stay of imposition and was given sentenced to five years of probation after being found guilty of felony domestic assault....
December 31, 2015 - 5:45am
November 1, 2015
Burglary charge filed
Nathaniel Lee Simon, 23, of 28617 County Road 34, Callaway, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree burglary. According to court records, on Sept. 28 law enforcement officers were called to a home that a woman had bought about a month earlier....
November 1, 2015 - 5:30am