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'Voice of the Lakers' signs off: After 40-plus years in broadcasting, Lia retires from KDLM Radio
Up in arms over new Habitat home
Exercise stations new in Wolf Lake
Water Carnival fun starts Friday
Members of Becker County 4-H club attend regional camp
Thielen signing autographs at Norseman Motors Friday 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Pechmann 20th at Olympic Trials 50-freestyle
All-City youth golf second round results
Hole in one - Paul Schramel
Zorbaz women’s softball takes Summerfest championship
Parenthood, the sequel: Grandparents increasingly becoming responsible for raising kids' children
Area students graduate from Ridgewater College
Local students on NDSU dean's list
Local students on NDSU dean's list
Social Security cards can now be replaced online
Friends & Neighbors
SJE Rhombus's 'iron' employees build mini golf course
Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Pine Point Music Fest set for Saturday
Music acts to rock DL Pavilion this weekend
Fish house festival, fishing tournament and summer celebration set Saturday in NYM
Animal competition at Detroit Lakes Library
New acts added to lineup at Fargo's Sanctuary Events Center
Marian Jean Vornholt
Robert V. Leiseth
David Michael Ostlund
New UN panel wrong way to promote new drugs in the fight against Zika virus
Amy Klobuchar Column: Doing the right thing isn’t always easy
July 4 by the numbers: US flags made in China, Mexican flags made in US
Lynn Hummel Column: Everybody wants the last word
10 tips for protecting our water
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
No bird has more fun in flight than chimney swift
Get a camo Twins cap
DNR asks boaters to preserve lakes
Be patient, helpful to rookie boaters
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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