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DL firefighters battle apartment fire near old Anglo American gas station
Courts back ND over Minnesota
‘Exodus of talent’ expected as higher ed’s baby boom bubble bursts
Master Gardeners’ July gardening tips
MnDOT Highway 200 project between Mahnomen, Roy Lake begins July 6
DL hosts youth track meet
Hi-10, Countryside results
Freshman Pacesetter team advances to regional tourney
JUNIOR PGA: Heck earns exemption; Smith places fifth
Post 15 takes Alexandria tourney title
Nevis native takes unexpected trip abroad
How to avoid the dreaded long TSA lines
Sauce gives a sweet finish to your grilled favorites
Social Security benefits are calculated the same way for men, women
Wirth graduates at military academy
Friends & Neighbors
Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Award for Minnesota Management and Budget
DCC’s Lakeview to host golf festivities in honor of centennial
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
NLOC’s ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Movie magic – in your own backyard
Vikingland Band Festival to feature big parade
David Michael Ostlund
Lester R. (Butch) Mosher
Petronilla "Patty" Wander
Alice Lenora Gross
Carol M. Linden
10 tips for protecting our water
It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Classified 911 report ‘very disturbing,’ should be released to the public
MN gains primaries, keeps caucuses
North used to be thata way
Frazee woman nabs record sturgeon
How to hook, use leeches and crawlers
These two birds are way easier to hear than see
Fine fishing so far in MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
Find ‘refuge’ from hectic life at wildlife sanctuary
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
July 15, 2011
County rejects first draft of park, rec ordinance
It's back to the drawing board for the new Becker County Parks and Recreation Ordinance. The first draft ordinance weighed in at 45 pages and was not well-received by commissioners when they received it a few days prior to the public hearing held Tuesday. "Did anybody get past...
July 15, 2011 - 4:10pm
July 3, 2011
Weather Service confirms tornado touchdown in Douglas County
The National Weather Service in Duluth confirmed late Saturday that a tornado touched down near Solon Springs during the severe storms that moved...
July 3, 2011 - 4:59pm
June 24, 2011
Tons of paper, metal, obsolete electronics dug up, recycled during big county cleanup
Becker County employees recently rolled up their sleeves for some serious spring cleaning, and the result was a huge weight lifted off them. Tons...
June 24, 2011 - 2:37pm
June 19, 2011
Hubbard County Board mulls whether privacy rights should be forfeited in variance requests
Amendments to the county's Shoreland Management Ordinance came under scrutiny Wednesday at a public hearing when members of COLA suggested citizens be given the right to view projects requesting a variance or Conditional Use Permit. Citizens have the right to view projects when a...
June 19, 2011 - 1:05pm
May 29, 2011
Arrest made in homicide case -- Alexandria man arrested Friday afternoon
An Alexandria man was arrested Friday afternoon in the homicide case of Diane Fortenberry. Jeffery Allen Brooks, 52, was arrested around noon...
May 29, 2011 - 12:13pm
March 16, 2011
Assistant county attorney receives MADD award
When Assistant Becker County Attorney Tammy Merkins successfully prosecuted a deadly drinking and driving accident last year, she didn't expect...
March 16, 2011 - 1:56pm
February 21, 2011
Commissioner questions 2 a.m. closing time for bars
As a rural pizzeria renewed its 2 a.m. closing license, Hubbard County commissioners discussed whether the board should review the county's closing...
February 21, 2011 - 8:12am
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 23, 2010
The birth of a trend? C-sections rise 55 percent statewide
Is it fear of malpractice or is it becoming common practice? Is it medically necessary or a matter of convenience? Perhaps it's just patient...
November 23, 2010 - 9:02am
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,...
News / accidents
November 19, 2010 - 12:45pm
November 12, 2010
Man accused of knifing dog may be in Colorado -- Warrant for his arrest does not allow for extradition in animal cruelty case
A 23-year-old man on the lam after being accused of felony-level animal cruelty may be in Denver, where a warrant for his arrest does not allow...
November 12, 2010 - 8:43am
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 21, 2010
Controversial lake variance is approved in Hubbard County
Applause broke out in the county boardroom after the Hubbard County Board of Adjustment granted a controversial variance for a former resort...
October 21, 2010 - 10:16am
October 20, 2010
Differences stand out at county forum
Four candidates squared off for two seats on the Becker County Board Monday evening at a candidate's forum in Detroit Lakes. In District 4...
Detroit Lakes / News
October 20, 2010 - 1:22pm
October 11, 2010
Ulen farmer sentenced for leaking load of corn mash on I-94
FARGO - A 55-year-old farmer who spilled slippery corn mash on Interstate 94 last fall, causing ice-like conditions that injured four people, pleaded guilty to a felony on Monday in Cass County District Court. Charles F.
October 11, 2010 - 4:02pm