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'We need more space': Domestic abuse keeps White Earth shelter full
Locals gather for Lake Park's annual Pumpkin Fest
Snazzier buses for Becker County?
Detroit Lakes Public Schools to celebrate International Walk to School Day on Oct. 5
SOCCER: Laker girls tie at East Grand Forks
COLA to host Homecoming games Thursday
Roth, Smith tied heading to Chip-N Club final round
DL swimmers second to Visitation at Otter Invitational
FOOTBALL: Raiders beat up on winless Gators
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
Mn State colleges, universities wave application fees in October
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Larry A. Hanson
Ronald R. Aanerud
Genevieve E. Michaelson
David Melvin Hagen
Joan Elaine Wilson
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Thank you for a successful rotary blood screening
Big garbage, big economy
Stop the lies against Eken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
May 30, 2014
Citizens group proposes alternative routes for Sandpiper pipeline
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A citizens group seeking to protect the region’s natural resources has come up with two alternative routes for Enbridge...
May 30, 2014 - 7:45am
May 18, 2014
SWCD hosts area fifth graders
The Becker Soil and Water Conservation District held its annual 5th Grade Conservation Tour at Ike Fischer’s Farm near Frazee this week. Despite chilly temps and brief showers this last Tuesday, fifth graders from Detroit Lakes, Holy Rosary, and Frazee Elementary enjoyed their...
May 18, 2014 - 9:30am
May 13, 2014
Candidates can file for SWCD supervisor, May 20-June 3
Individuals concerned about water quality and soil erosion in Becker County should consider filing by June 3 to run for the position of Supervisor of the Becker Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). “Supervisors play an important role in how our community deals with a...
May 13, 2014 - 4:00pm
April 24, 2014
West Central Initiative earns bicyclists award
On Earth Day, April 22, the League of American Bicyclists recognized West Central Initiative with a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business Award for leading America toward a greener future. WCI has worked closely with the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota (bikeMN.org) and PartnerSHIP 4 Health...
April 24, 2014 - 11:00am
March 25, 2014
Clem is a stalwart with the Becker Soil & Water District
Some know him as “Ed 1” others as “The Tree Man,” “The Wetland Guy,” “Little Ed,” “The Other Ed” or simply as “Clem.”...
Life/Friends & Neighbors
March 25, 2014 - 4:14pm
March 18, 2014
Hearings set for Enbridge pipeline expansion
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission is holding public hearings this week on the second phase of a proposed expansion of the Enbridge Energy...
March 18, 2014 - 8:21am
March 9, 2014
Help for Becker County’s shallow lakes
In 2013, the Becker Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) secured $398,000 in Clean Water Legacy Grant funds, and pledged an additional...
March 9, 2014 - 5:00pm
March 7, 2014
Eastern Minnesota under air quality alert
ST. PAUL -- People in the eastern two-thirds of Minnesota are under an air pollution health alert today. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued the alert this morning, saying air quality is unhealthy for groups of people such as those with cardiovascular or respiratory disease,...
March 7, 2014 - 10:15am
February 26, 2014
Sucker Creek Preserve founder Sally Hausken awarded Conservationist of the Year honors
When Detroit Lakes resident Sally Hausken was once asked by this newspaper about her conservation efforts in the lakes area, she stated with...
February 26, 2014 - 12:00pm
February 21, 2014
Duluth first in nation to get new EPA 'Shoreline Cities' grant
DULUTH - Duluth will receive the first ever “Shoreline Cities, Green Infrastructure’’ program grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The grant, part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, will funnel $250,000 in federal money toward water quality and stormwater...
February 21, 2014 - 8:33am
January 16, 2014
Peterson asks EPA to keep renewable fuel requirements
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson asked the federal Environmental Protection Agency chief Wednesday to change her mind and retain current requirements of renewable fuel content. The EPA under Administrator Gina McCarthy has proposed significant reductions in the amount of...
January 16, 2014 - 8:06am