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Grain bin catches fire northwest of Lake Park
Update: Two people escape house fire in Detroit Lakes
Studies suggest legalizing marijuana could help opioid epidemic
Central Minnesota boy dies month after crash with semi-truck
Striking down barriers: Frazee's new Adaptive Bowling Team, Unified Phy Ed class get acceptance, friendship and inclusion on a roll
Hornet nine open with win at Crookston
UCB track teams fourth at Barnesville Booster
Sharp “best boxer” in Proctor
Herzog medalist, Laker girls win at The Meadows
Smith claims Top 20 Big Ten finish
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Rose R. Duescher
Steven P. Leitheiser
The wolf is a Minnesota treasure
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
July 24, 2011
Who needs Detroit Lakes? Hubbard County supports new bike trail to Itasca instead
A bike trail from Park Rapids to Itasca State Park makes more sense than extending the Heartland Trail to Moorhead. That was the reasoning of...
July 24, 2011 - 12:23pm
Hubbard County's timber auction and harvest policy comes under scrutiny
A Park Rapids logging company asked that Hubbard County change the way it's running timber sales because strict adherence to policies are hurting...
July 24, 2011 - 12:18pm
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,...
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