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Elderly, disabled care top priorities for legislators
Higher Minnesota taxes? Take a guess
State denies Duluth's request on police body cameras
Winter Trails Day celebration planned
Meth use, winter cold led to Mahnomen men’s deaths
Laker gymnasts No. 1 in season's first state poll
Lakers complete Bemidji sweep
Girls basketball: Lakers bounce back against Bemidji
Boys Hoops: Undefeated Battlers hold off Hornets
Barlund, Tappe lead Hornet girls over Braves
Homemade crescent rolls
Jesus was Jewish
The importance of meeting enrollment deadlines
Social Security COLA became law in 1950
Local student gets MSUM scholarship
Friends & Neighbors
Samuelson named VP at Bell State Bank
Beware: Online flower scams claim locality
Smart tax moves to consider
RDO’s John Deere Equipment moves, grows
Tri-State to announce scholarship winners
In 'Wild,' scenery provides backdrop for life's journey
Oyster: It’s like Netflix for the bookworm
'Theory of Everything' is high on talent, low on story
Reviewing the best reads of 2014
Variety of events planned in area
‘Merry Christmas!’ I shouted
Letter: Farm groups, townships oppose Red River dam
Letter: DL basketball players rally around their 4-year-old fan
Legacy funds have not been idle
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Voyageurs National Park grows by 61 acres
Wolf ruling may have national impact
Court order puts Great Lakes wolves back on endangered species list
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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...
news / crime
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...
news / crime
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...
news / crime
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
January 27, 2010
Lake Park woman in Haiti when earthquake struck
The earthquake that devastated the Haitian capital city of Port-au-Prince on Jan.
January 27, 2010 - 11:34am
January 26, 2010
Election filing season begins for White Earth Reservation
Filing for the upcoming White Earth Reservation primary election began Friday. Tribal members will be going to the polls to elect a Secretary-Treasurer, District I Committeeperson and a District II Committeeperson. The primary election is March 30 and the general election is...
January 26, 2010 - 9:22am