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Becker County Fair opens today
Second Day of Windy Weather
DL School Board finalizes plans
DL grad to teach in Jamaica school
Let's Go Fishing 'nets' milestone
25th Laddies Loppet bike races Sept. 5-6
DLHS fall sports parents' meeting Aug. 11
BCSC Trap league results
Truedson homer leads Angels past Pirates
14U softball state runners-up
Street tacos can be prepared in a variety of ways
If separated but still married, widow will get survivor benefits
Wednesday Matters: Everyday I’m Done
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Local students on dean’s list at Bethel U
Friends & Neighbors
Family business produces organic, gluten-free mixes
Summer savings made easy
Gas prices on the rise
Hagedorn to head up MMFCU DL location
Wagoner takes home photography awards
Becker County Fair kicks off this week
Detroit Lakes Library sets annual book sale for Aug. 4
Amy Schumer's 'Trainwreck' gets a boost from LeBron James
Modest Mouse, Breaking Benjamin coming to Bluestem Amphitheater
‘American Pickers’ coming to Shooting Star Casino Friday
For safety, arm our military
Letter: DL Jaycees put on fantastic Water Carnival
Where the presidency is headed
NRCC anti-Peterson agenda dumb and dumber
Fargo’s decision to ban park photographer is cause for concern
Clues, but not cures, for deadly white-nose syndrome
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Bat study hones-in on nesting trees
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Practicing catch, photo, release benefits a fishery
Lake & Home Real Estate - August 2015
WE Fest 2015
2015 Becker County Fair
4-Hers from all over the county unite, compete
4-Her sews up her final year
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
October 8, 2014
With Compañeros future in limbo, other Dorset businesses move forward with plans to reopen
Decisions on future plans for the Compañeros and Dorset House site remain in limbo, but the Dorset Business Association agrees. “We’re...
October 8, 2014 - 11:20am
September 19, 2014
Not enough evidence: Dorset fire left undetermined
The investigation into the Sept. 4 fires in Dorset has gone inactive. “We just don’t have enough evidence to prove it was lightning,” said Park Rapids Fire Chief Donn Hoffman. The state fire marshal could not find another cause, Hoffman said, but could also not conclusively...
September 19, 2014 - 3:07pm
September 10, 2014
Restaurant owners give out mementos
Four days after fire destroyed their livelihoods, Rick and Laura Kempnich greeted friends and well-wishers at Dorset’s annual garage sale Sunday. They...
September 10, 2014 - 12:00pm
July 26, 2014
Taste of Dorset festival is on Aug. 3
The tiny town of Dorset will be hosting its 27th annual Taste of Dorset Festival next Sunday, Aug. 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come to the “Restaurant Capital of the World” for a fun-filled food extravaganza. An amazing variety of food and drink awaits visitors as they stroll...
entertainment / events
July 26, 2014 - 9:30am
June 27, 2014
Dorset to host author, art festival Saturday
Dorset’s annual Festival of Authors and Artists is set for this Saturday, June 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. There will be a juried art show outdoors, featuring photography, jewelry, weaving and much more. Live music will be performed on the boardwalk. Indoors at Sister...
entertainment / events
June 27, 2014 - 10:00am
April 22, 2014
Woman charged in horse death
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - A suspect has been charged in connection with a case of animal abuse after authorities discovered two horses that starved...
News / crime
April 22, 2014 - 8:32am
April 18, 2014
Two horses found dead from starvation near Dorset
Hubbard County authorities are investigating a gut-wrenching case of animal abuse after finding two horses that starved to death tied to trees...
April 18, 2014 - 4:00pm
August 5, 2013
Mayor Robert Tufts re-elected in Dorset
DORSET, Minn. – Hundreds were holding their breath Sunday in Dorset as a member of the audience reached into the vote bin. The ballot determined...
News / legislative
August 5, 2013 - 8:33am
June 24, 2013
Dorset ‘mayor’ to host fundraiser walk for Ronald McDonald House
Robert “Bobby” Tufts, 4, who’s gained international fame in his role as Dorset mayor, is now taking on the role of philanthropist. Tufts, who’s been enjoying the Heartland Trail since he was 2, is hosting a Walk for Kids to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House of the...
June 24, 2013 - 10:08am
May 15, 2013
Dorset mayor draws national attention
DORSET, Minn. – Dorset’s mayor, Robert “Bobbie” Tufts, has become a national sensation after a WCCO TV interview went viral over the...
May 15, 2013 - 10:55am
May 7, 2013
Former teacher critically injured
A retired Detroit Lakes teacher was struck by an elderly motorist while bicycling Monday evening north of Dorset. Both were airlifted to area hospitals and are listed in critical condition, according to the Park Rapids Enterprise. Linda Larson, 63, of Park Rapids, was struck...
News / accidents
May 7, 2013 - 11:32am
August 1, 2009
Taste of Dorset invites all comers
DORSET - The metropolis of Dorset, population 22, will swell 100-fold in number (and girth) when the restaurant capital of the world hosts its...
News / entertainment / events
August 1, 2009 - 7:05pm