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Congressman Peterson's meeting with 'Ikes' tonight is cancelled
Capitol Chatter: Dayton lofts bonding hail Mary pass
New sailboat decorations added to beachfront: Ice Harvest Committee donation is thanks for community's support
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
Court backs Team Industries in injured worker case
DL Dance third and fifth at Pelican Invite
DL boys blowout Prowlers
Squirts capture home tournament title
Weber claims 120-pound title, Lakers fourth at Prowler Invite
Hibbert delivers dominant performance at Deadwood Snocross National
'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
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
MN gas cost rises more than six cents per gallon
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Richard "Moon" Mellen
Cordell "Corky" Kittelson
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Here comes the plow - what do you do?
To curb climate change, cities need the right design
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
Bad things happen out there if you aren't prepared
The ice angler's landing net: Alexandria's Dresch makes a product to help get more fish in the pail
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
Fantastic northern lights displays
A solar storm impacted the Earth on Monday, allowing for gorgeous displays of the aurora borealis, also known as the Northern Lights. The aurora...
June 23, 2015 - 1:37pm
June 30, 2012
White Earth historian, spiritual leader and storyteller Andy Favorite will be missed
White Earth lost one of its best storytellers when Andy Favorite died in May. Favorite, who served as tribal historian and archivist and was...
June 30, 2012 - 3:58pm
August 14, 2010
UPDATE: NAMES RELEASED: Four injured when car strikes White Earth ambulance on Becker County Road 34
WHITE EARTH, Minn. - Four people were hospitalized after their vehicle struck an ambulance on County Highway 34 in White Earth. The driver of the vehicle was Sheena Marie Butcher, 28, of Ponsford. The passengers were Mary Elizabeth Manypenny, 27, of Ogema; Simon Louis Rogers, 35,...
August 14, 2010 - 12:50pm
May 16, 2010
Letter: Vizenor 'appalled' at Bellcourt letter, Record
It is appalling that a letter like the one written by Ray Bellcourt in the May 8 Becker County Record was printed for your readers. There is enough negative news about the White Earth Indian Reservation (crime reports, drug busts, and assaults) in this newspaper without printing...
May 16, 2010 - 4:53pm
February 3, 2009
White Earth man sentenced for felony domestic assault
A White Earth man was sentenced last week in Becker County District Court to five years' probation on a charge of felony domestic assault. Matthew Joel Larson, 26, of 39432 County Rd. 34 East, White Earth, was charged with one felony count of domestic assault and one felony count...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
December 9, 2008
Community invited to grand opening of White Earth youth treatment center in Bemidji
The White Earth Nation invites community members to help celebrate the Grand Opening of the Oshki Manidoo "New Spirit" Center from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday. The Center is located at 1741 15th Street North West in Bemidji. There will be tours and program staff will be available to answer...
December 9, 2008 - 12:00am
November 21, 2008
Other Opinions: Giving the youth of White Earth a sense of hope, 'new spirit'
The White Earth Band of Ojibwe is embarking in a new venture, one which we hope will strengthen the generational bonds of American Indian people and provide a lifeline to cultural preservation and pride in heritage. The tribe's highest elected leader, Tribal Chairwoman Erma Vizenor,...
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
$14 million White Earth Tribal Administration building opens
The White Earth Reservation Tribal Council hosted a grand opening of the newly completed $14 million Tribal Administration Building on Friday,...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Two charged in beating, kidnapping of Naytahwaush man
Two men have been charged with kidnapping and assault in the brutal beating of a 22-year-old Naytahwaush man Sunday. The man, whose name has not yet been disclosed, has been released from the hospital and is now at a safe house in an undisclosed location, according to Becker County...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Toxicology report: Bicyclist drunk before fatal Fargo accident
Toxicology reports indicate a White Earth man was drunk when he was killed in a bicycling accident in Fargo in May, Fargo Police Sgt. Jeff Skuza told WDAY Radio News. Gordon Fineday, 48, of Osage died after he struck a metal gate along a bike path at Fargo's Dike East during the...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 20, 2008
Man beaten, bound, left in overturned Explorer
Becker County authorities are investigating a serious assault in which a 22-year-old Naytahwaush man was beaten, tied up and left in an overturned vehicle. The victim's name has not yet been released. According to the sheriff's department: At 2:03 a.m. Sunday deputies and tribal...
October 20, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
White Earth celebrates grand opening of new tribal headquarters Friday morning
WHITE EARTH, Minn. - The White Earth Reservation Tribal Council invites the public to a celebration marking the grand opening of the tribe's new administration building in White Earth. The event is set to start at 10 a.m. Friday in the new administration building, located between...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
Three seats up for grabs in Waubun-Ogema-WE
Joe McArthur and Mina Spalla are challenging incumbents Allan Haugo, Jim Helliksen and Tom Teiken for the three seats up for election to the Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School Board. The top-three vote getters will serve four-year terms.
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
July 27, 2008
DNR recommends limiting ATV use in White Earth State Forest
Patrons of the trails on White Earth State Forest land might have to pay a little more attention to signage in the future. During a meeting in Mahnomen on Tuesday evening, Department of Natural Resources officials proposed bringing the admittance of all-terrain vehicles, off-highway...
July 27, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
Primary seat belt law approved
The White Earth Tribal Council in northwestern Minnesota recently approved a primary seat belt law. The law now allows White Earth Police officers to stop and cite White Earth residents who are not wearing seat belts. The law does not apply to nonresidents of the White Earth Indian...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am