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Man dies after falling through ice on Alexandria-area lake, boy hospitalized
Lawmaker's culture crusade draws apology demand
Federal bust nets seven drug trafficking indictments
Teacher shaves head for good behavior reward
It's Food Share Month, when most food for year is donated
Nielsen double-double leads Lakers over Sabres in playoff opener
Three Lakers named to All-Section 8A hockey team
Cowboys upset Nuggets in 8AA south basketball final
Waubun falls in Section 6A semifinals
Laker duo ready to enjoy state swimming and diving meet
Pork replaces veal in this tasty saltimbocca dish
Earnings test doesn’t usually include pre- retirement income
Protect, detect and report Medicare fraud
Wednesday Matters: Everyday Praying Life
Students on Bethel University dean’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Leaner Target has Minnesota worried
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Letter: Thanks for supporting Giving Hearts Day
Letter: Environmental record ‘mischaracterized’ in letter
Federal shield law sorely needed
An Oscar for school bus drivers
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
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