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Beautiful weather graces the final weekend of Water Carnival
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas, with more expected
Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Sealcoating on Airport Road today
Neighbor, 16, saves fire victim in St. Paul duplex
Thielen enters training camp fighting for WR spot
Area wrestlers to compete in biggest tourney in U.S.
LP-A’s Swegarden tosses 2 TDs in All-Star classic
Angels head into playoffs
U-18 squad finish in 2nd place
In the Zone
New United Way president wants us to ‘pay it forward’
Photo of the Day
This guy’s got glass: Detroit Lakes artist creates stories using glass and light
Detroit Lakes FFA members travel to D.C. for conference
Youth attends language village immersion program
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Now is the time to take a hunter safety course
Lake Mille Lacs night fishing opens July 21
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Letter: Minimum wage increase a win-win
Teach your children common facts
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
‘History Hike through Frazee’ starts at Lions Park July 26
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June 11, 2008
Bevins wins big to be re-elected to tribal council
Kenneth "Gus" Bevins has won re-election to the White Earth Tribal Council Tuesday, defeating Ralph "Bucky" Goodman of Pine Point by 557 votes to 291 votes, or 66 percent to 34 percent. The District III committeeman race was the only contest on the general election ballot, since...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
White Earth Tribal Council election today, polls open until 8 p.m.
The White Earth general election is today. District III Tribal Council incumbent Kenneth "Gus" Bevins of White Earth will square off against former tribal council member Ralph "Bucky" Goodman of Pine Point. In the primary election, April 1, Bevins won with 41 percent of the vote,...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
White Earth to celebrate new powwow grounds
The community is invited to attend the grand opening of the new White Earth Pow-wow Grounds and Community Center on Thursday, June 12 at 10:30 a.m. The grounds received an $800,000 upgrade and the new $2.8 million community center, located next to the powwow grounds, features a...
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
June 3, 2008
Fargo Park District mulling status of gates that caused death of White Earth man
District mulling status of gates Published Tuesday, June 03, 2008 The Fargo Park District is waiting for the results of a review by its insurer before deciding whether to make any changes to a gate involved in a fatal bicycling accident last week, Executive Director Roger Gress...
June 3, 2008 - 12:00am
May 31, 2008
Ex- police officer says gate that killed White Earth bicyclist a hazard at night
Former Fargo police officer Kyle Olson said he struck the same gate involved in a fatal biking accident Thursday and warned park officials in 2004 that the area needed lighting. Fargo Park Board President Joel Vettel, a police lieutenant, said he told Olson the same thing he told...
May 31, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
White Earth biker killed in Fargo died from a skull fracture
FARGO - Autopsy results for a biker killed Thursday after he apparently struck a gate along a bike path show the man died from a skull fracture, police say. Gordon Clyde Fineday, 48, likely received the skull fracture from the impact with the ground, according to a news release. The...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
Judge says election protesters don't have the evidence; primary vote stands
In a public hearing that lasted roughly five hours, the seven candidates who filed a Written Notice of Contest protesting the White Earth primary election of April 1 were given an opportunity to present their case to the Honorable Margaret Treuer of Bemidji. At the hearing, held...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Letter: Find the meaning in Earth Day, don't ignore it
I always enjoy the online poll at the DL-Online website as many times it has a bit more of a flavorful question than you'll find at many other local newspapers. This week's: "Did you do anything to celebrate Earth Day this week?" showed what I thought to be a rather interesting third...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Every day is Earth Day for dairy farmers
Farmers are the original conservationists. Back before the ideas behind environmentalism took hold, dairy farmers were caring for their land by using good conservation practices on the land and recycling manure to enrich their crops.
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
Judge rules in favor of White Earth Election Board
WHITE EARTH - The Honorable Margaret Treuer, of Bemidji, issued her decision today (Friday) in regards to the Election Contest Public Hearing that was held Monday, April 14 at the Shooting Star Casino Event Center in Mahnomen. "The contesters...have failed to show sufficient irregularities...
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
Court charges provide more information on White Earth stabbings
Nakoya Lee VanWert, 18, of 39687 Church Lane, Waubun, has been charged in Becker County District Court with three felony assault counts after a stabbing early Sunday morning in White Earth. He is charged with first-degree assault -- great bodily harm, and two counts of second-degree...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am
April 16, 2008
Stabbing victim's condition upgraded, charges filed in case
A White Earth stabbing victim's condition was upgraded to "guarded" on Wednesday, according to a spokesman for Meritcare Hospital in Fargo. Edward Dakota, 22, was transported to St. Mary's Innovis Health in Detroit Lakes with a severe chest wound, then transferred to Meritcare. Guarded...
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am
April 14, 2008
Tribal judge from Bemijdi hears White Earth primary election complaints
An Election Contest public hearing was held today at the Shooting Star Casino Event Center in Mahnomen. Seven candidates filed a Written Notice of Contest protesting the White Earth primary election held on April 1. (In all, there were seven candidates for chairperson and 12 candidates...
April 14, 2008 - 12:00am
April 12, 2008
WE to provide its own child protection, welfare
On April 3, the State of Minnesota reached final agreement with the White Earth Tribal Council for White Earth to begin taking over child welfare/protection services from Becker County for eligible children and families living on the reservation. "It really is an historic event,"...
April 12, 2008 - 12:00am
March 26, 2008
W.E. Tribal primary election is Tuesday
The White Earth primary election is Tuesday, April 1, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Community members can keep track of the results Tuesday evening at the Golden Eagle Bingo Hall in Mahnomen. The following positions are open for four-year terms: chairperson and district III representative,...
March 26, 2008 - 12:00am