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DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
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Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
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
Helen C. Erickson
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
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 (3)
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...
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
August 25, 2010
County to participate in palliative care project
Detroit Lakes Area/Becker County was one of six communities selected to participate in the Rural Palliative Care Community Development Project to establish or strengthen palliative care services in their communities. Community teams in Becker, Cook, and Kanabec Counties as well...
August 25, 2010 - 12:12pm
May 26, 2010
County tables gravel pit request
An application for a conditional use permit to operate a gravel pit near the Chester Field development was tabled at the request of the applicant at Tuesday's Becker County Board meeting. The County Planning Commission had recommended that the permit be denied following testimony...
May 26, 2010 - 12:28pm
May 20, 2010
Hubbard sheriff, county attorney, will face opposition
As of noon Tuesday, both Sheriff Frank Homer and County Attorney Don Dearstyne will face opposition for their positions. Homer thus far will be opposed by Hubbard Sgt.
May 20, 2010 - 1:49pm
March 24, 2010
County won't suspend timber sales
It wasn't too many years ago that northern Minnesota had about 350 logging companies that employed thousands of people. Like many other industries, however, timber sales were hit hard by the recession.
March 24, 2010 - 12:43pm
March 18, 2010
New broadband network being proposed through Hubbard County
A Virginia-based telecommunications giant is proposing a Chicago to Seattle broadband network that would traverse Hubbard County. "We're proposing actually building what's called a broadband backbone," said Kristin Shulman, XO Communications Inc.'s vice president for external affairs. "Right...
March 18, 2010 - 9:28am
March 4, 2010
New liquor license fee in Beltrami County should pay for DWI court
Levying a new fee on liquor licenses could help pay for operating DWI courts, Beltrami County commissioners believe. A resolution in support of legislation to do so was one of several resolutions the County Board approved Tuesday to give direction to local lawmakers. Commissioners...
March 4, 2010 - 9:30am
February 3, 2010
Business booming at veteran's office
While some veterans come back from serving overseas and have few issues, there are large numbers that need help. The Becker County Veterans Service Office keeps busy, as the number of people coming through the door has shot up in recent years. Office manager Mary Lou Schmit said...
February 3, 2010 - 10:33am
February 2, 2010
Osage chimney fire causes minimal damage; quickly extinguished
OSAGE -- Park Rapids firefighters quickly doused a chimney fire at a rural Osage mobile home Tuesday morning with help from Straight Lake. The...
February 2, 2010 - 9:21am
January 29, 2010
Waubun man sent to jail on felony charge of domestic assault
Henry Ray Soyring, of 39718 400th Ave., Waubun has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony domestic assault. According to court records, on Jan. 16 a tribal police officer was dispatched to Elbow Lake Village on the report of a domestic assault. Upon arrival, the...
January 29, 2010 - 4:19pm
Becker County GOP caucuses to be held in three locations
The Becker County Republican Party will be holding its precinct caucuses Tuesday beginning at 7 p.m.
January 29, 2010 - 4:18pm
Mental evaluation ordered after man is charged with making threats to kill deputy
A Detroit Lakes man will undergo a mental evaluation after being charged with two felonies for threatening to kill a Becker County sheriff's deputy. Kelly Albert Sansburn, 37, of 18558 230th Ave., Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with two counts of...
January 29, 2010 - 4:03pm
White Earth man charged with felony domestic assault
Benjamin James Bellanger, 33, of Box 351 White Earth has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony domestic assault. According to court records, on Jan. 24 a Callaway-Ogema police officer was dispatched on the report of an incident outside the Ogema Liquor Store. He...
January 29, 2010 - 3:27pm
Carsonville Fire Dept. gets $27,500 grant for firefighting equipment
The Carsonville Fire Department received a boost with a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The fire department received $27,500. Carsonville Fire Chief Roger Wilson said the grant goes toward firefighting equipment. "Part of that equipment will be for the truck...
January 29, 2010 - 3:21pm