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Man sentenced for check forgery
Handgun lodges into front bumper of motorists vehicle while traveling
Four hurt in two-car crash near Perham
Crime & accidents around Becker County
'It was unbelievable': Honor Flight a memorable experience for local Korean War vet and family
Late inning heroics: Lakers advance with lively last at-bats
Laker Softball summer camp June 20-21
Lacasa, Hanninen place fourth at section tennis
UND's Kyley Foster has been on a fast track to pole vault success
Jacks sweep Laker baseball
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
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
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
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
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Barbara A. Ware
Jeanne E. Dahring
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
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
January 12, 2018
'A huge loss for all of us': Influential community leader, Cyndi Anderson, passes away
The Detroit Lakes community has lost an active and influential leader with the passing of Cyndi Anderson. On Wednesday, Jan. 10, less than one...
January 12, 2018 - 11:51am
December 20, 2017
Woman drowns on northern Hubbard County lake
Authorities identified the woman who drowned after an ATV she was riding on went through the ice late Friday night. At 11:54 p.m. Friday, the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about two people who broke through the ice while operating an ATV on Grace Lake in northeast...
December 20, 2017 - 10:51am
Women who died within days of each other were related
FARGO—Family and friends have gathered here and in Minnesota's Otter Tail County to deal with the sudden, untimely deaths of two women...
March 20, 2017 - 10:17am
May 26, 2016
Unintentional MN deaths up 11 percent in 2015
New data from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) show drug overdose deaths, including those involving unintentional deaths and suicides, jumped 11 percent between 2014 and 2015. This increase from 516 deaths in 2014 to 572 deaths in 2015 follows a long-term trend of rising deaths...
May 26, 2016 - 5:30am
February 11, 2016
Snowmobiler found dead on Becker County lake
A snowmobiler is dead after an accident on Big Rush Lake near Ponsford Wednesday night. The Becker County Sheriff’s Department, as well as several other agencies responded to a call of an overdue snowmobiler northwest of Ponsford. Following a search of the area, authorities found...
February 11, 2016 - 1:01pm
October 9, 2015
Autopsy shows homicidal violence
A 3-year-old Becker County boy died Wednesday of what authorities believe was homicidal violence. Sterling Kyle Anderson, 23, of Duluth has...
October 9, 2015 - 5:36pm
October 8, 2015
Death of 3-year-old Becker County boy under investigation
Authorities are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy at a Maple Grove Township residence on Wednesday. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office dispatched EMS to the residence shortly after noon on the report of a child with a head injury. The boy was taken by ambulance to...
October 8, 2015 - 4:56pm
October 1, 2015
Nevis man dies after being pinned by tractor
BEMIDJI -- An 81-year-old Nevis man died Tuesday after he was pinned underneath his tractor, officials said Wednesday. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call at 6 p.m. Tuesday that a tractor had rolled over and was pinning the driver underneath south of Nevis, off...
October 1, 2015 - 8:59am
December 19, 2014
Autopsy shows hypothermia cause of BSU student's death
BEMIDJI -- Hypothermia appears to be the cause of a BSU student's death last week, according to preliminary autopsy results, Bemidji police said Thursday. Sandra Lommen, 20, of Bloomington, Minn., was found lying on the ground by a passerby the morning of Dec. 10. Lommen was...
December 19, 2014 - 11:55am
December 11, 2014
Police say BSU student who died fell into creek after party
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bemidji State University student who died Wednesday morning after leaving a house party in Bemidji is believed to have fallen...
December 11, 2014 - 4:06pm
July 17, 2014
President of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce dies
ST. PAUL -- David Olson, president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, died Wednesday night from a form of cancer. An email from Bill Blazer, senior vice president of public affairs and business development for the chamber, said Olson was diagnosed in March 2013 with non-Hodgkin’s...
July 17, 2014 - 11:16am
June 24, 2014
'Chip' Wadena, former White Earth chairman, dies at 75
FARGO -- Former longtime White Earth Tribal chairman Darrell "Chip" Wadena died Tuesday, family told tribal officials.
June 24, 2014 - 3:07pm
June 14, 2014
Man killed in Detroit Lakes rollover Friday night
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – A Detroit Lakes man died Friday night after his car rolled several times in a ditch, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office said. Ronald Gene Gillund, 69, was traveling south on St. Mary of the Lakes Road around 8 p.m. when his car went into a ditch and hit...
June 14, 2014 - 7:56pm
June 10, 2014
Two killed in head-on crash near Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 89-year-old man and an 87-year-old woman died in a head-on collision south of Bemidji on Tuesday. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that the man was driving south on U.S. Highway 71 about nine miles south of Bemidji when their car was struck by a northbound...
June 10, 2014 - 8:20pm
Brainerd man killed in motorcycle crash
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A 30-year-old Brainerd man was killed Monday after the motorcycle he was driving crashed with a Chevrolet Blazer in west Brainerd. John D. Helstrom was traveling east on Highway 210, also known as Washington Street, in Brainerd about 2:39 p.m. when it collided...
June 10, 2014 - 8:18pm