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Camper giveaway raises $36,000
Hibbing man charged with murder in death of 2-year-old girl
Crime & Accident Report
Zoo pursues endangered species
Fergus Falls police say woman who reported threats may have been hallucinating
Late goal not enough for Lakers against Crookston
San Jose State wins 42-10 over UND
Bombers blank Bears 18-0
Vikings take down Titans to finish preseason undefeated
Gophers easily handle Eastern Illinois in opener
In the Zone
Get ready to climb
Holly McCamant: Jumping off bridges and drinking too much, just another day at the lake
Credit 101 for college freshmen and parents
Older driving safety: Warning signs and how to know when to stop driving
Freezing herbs: Preserve those fresh summer flavors
Friends & Neighbors
Attorney opens new office in hometown of DL
A Creative Mix Hair Salon hires new staff
MN gas prices take smaller dip this week
Minnesota Chamber leadership named
DL doctor helps local health care students
Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre celebrates 10 years
Auditions for DLHS fall musical open Sept. 2
Mah Jongg tournament is set for Thursday, Sept. 4 in Park Rapids
Tonic Sol-fa coming to Holmes Sept. 3
‘Rockin’ on the Red’ set Sept. 20
Pine to Palm Traditions
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Letter: Things are better, thanks to top-tier tax increases
Lynn Hummel: Gestures can be powerful stuff
Bad news for bottom 60 percent
Don’t fall for this clever phone scam
Letter: ‘Gouen’ to miss Park
Brain matter or delicious mushroom?
Brad Laabs: Lots of favorite lakes, many ways to prepare fish
Blane Klemek: Mallards are perhaps the most widespread duck on Earth
Recreational activities to be expanded at MN SNA’s
Learn the basics of hunting upland birds at DNR clinic
Pine to Palm
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