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Vikings' passing game dominant in win over Bucs
Laker tennis swept in home triangular
Bombers come up huge in one-point win at Ulen
Starkey scores five times in Mahnomen blowout victory
Nuggets keep rolling, blank Thunder by 48
Knowing when, and how much, to step in
Learning the lingo of Social Security can help with your retirement planning
"The first day at school wasn't the worst day": Story from 1977 rings true today
Social Security celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Column: Sleeping with a neanderthal
friends & neighbors
Daggett Truck Line honors trucker for 'superb' driving
Cost Share Program makes organic certification more affordable, rebates available
Flipping houses--it's not like TV
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic
String quintet to perform at MSUM Thursday
Farm to table: What's in season?
'Two slightly clueless 19 year olds camping...what could go wrong?'
Renowned musician Annie Humphrey comes to New York Mills Saturday
Maplewood State Park ready to host Leaf Days celebration
Beejay Eckman and Tracy Nealis
Nena Rae Bartnes
Jerry & Monica Thunstrom
John "Gordy" Askew
Robert "Bobby" Wayne Arnold
Robert Wayne Arnold
Marlene A. Collins
Audrey @13@@10@(Pitsenbarger) Knauf
D.L. Energize to campaign against aldermen who voted against Tobacco 21
Letter: Otto created lifelong impact on his students
Letter: Collin Peterson foe is 'heartless' Republican
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Like U.S., Canada has issues with healthcare, but the solution is not to dismantle universal care
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Grizzlies have come back from the brink
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
Autumn full moons are fun times to fish
Black bears live in the shadows
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
pine to palm
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
July 31, 2017
Time to bid 'fair'well: Becker County Fair closes another successful year
From mini donuts and corn dogs to horses and chickens to--of course--midway rides, the 2017 Becker County Fair brought four days of fun to Detroit...
July 31, 2017 - 8:32am
July 18, 2015
County, state fairs an important part of summer in Minnesota
This is the 123rd year of the Becker County Fair! For the past 123 years the fair has been bringing neighbors together for food, exhibits and...
July 18, 2015 - 5:00am
July 30, 2010
All smiles at the Becker County Fair
July 30, 2010 - 3:54pm
July 28, 2010
Watery set-up for the fair
Rain, rain, go away ... you could almost hear the chanting from the various work crews setting up for the Becker County Fair on Tuesday. Steady...
July 28, 2010 - 1:00pm
July 26, 2010
Crowning of Miss, Junior Miss kicks off county fair
Showcasing the poise, self-expression and artistic ability of 10 young area women, this year's crowning of the Miss and Junior Miss Becker County...
July 26, 2010 - 8:38am
September 21, 2008
State Fair 4-H winners
2008 4-H beef project Nick Butze, Buffalo Baders, dairy steer, purple Bradley Okeson, Cloverdale, dairy steer, blue Cody Okeson, Cloverdale, dairy steer, red Michael Okeson, Cloverdale, dairy steer, purple Paige Olson, Northern Lights, beef market steer, blue Paige Olson,...
September 21, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Fair Hills Resort make adjustments, adds take-out food service to menu of options
Fair Hills Resort, run by the Kaldahl family since 1926, has resisted complacency and adjusted itself to the ever-changing resort environment. In an industry that has struggled to adapt to its customers' needs and wants, Fair Hills has continuously proven to accommodate its customers...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Minnesota State Fair is Aug. 21-Sept. 1
Entertainment at the 2008 Minnesota State Fair includes over 100 acts at eight free venues, and a lineup of top stars at the Toyota Grandstand Concert Series. The Great Minnesota Get-Together also features over 450 food choices, along with hundreds of the nation's best agricultural,...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
FFA winners named at BC Fair
Top FFA winners at the Becker County Fair include: - Becker County Fair Livestock Round Robin Grand Champion Over-All Showman -- Whitney Carlson of the Lake Park-Audubon FFA Chapter Beef - Grand Champion -- Patrick Balsiger, dairy steer, LP-A FFA - Reserve Champion -- Whitney...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 27, 2008
Playing games at the fair
Four games, $11, 11 throws and one stuffed dog -- that was a consolation prize for missing the bull's-eye. Oh, the fair. After some wandering and scouting out the games at the Becker County Fair, four booths were chosen to test skill, chance and how things go on a stomach half filled...
July 27, 2008 - 12:00am
Outstanding seniors named at Becker County Fair
This Thursday was Senior Citizen Day at the Becker County Fair, and indeed, a large contingent of the county's older residents congregated under the big red and white tent that afternoon to hear who would be named as the county's Outstanding Senior Citizens for 2008. Four nominees...
July 27, 2008 - 12:00am
The winner of beard contest is -- Santa?
For the first time in roughly two decades, this year's Becker County Fair marked the return of the Beard & Mustache Competition, held on Thursday afternoon. Organizer Roger Winter, who acted as master of ceremonies for the event, noted that the turnout had been very good; most of...
July 27, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
They're here:10KLF, County Fair, Turkey Days, Art in the Park
Today's the day for the start of not one, but two major festivals in Detroit Lakes, as both the 117th annual Becker County Fair and the sixth annual 10,000 Lakes Festival get underway, and on Thursday, Frazee's annual Turkey Days festival begins as well. Detroit Lakes' 30th annual...
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
10KLF, Becker County Fair, Turkey Days start this week
The 73rd annual Northwest Water Carnival concludes today (Sunday), with a pancake breakfast at 8 a.m., Inflatable Kids' Games starting at noon, a Classic Car Cruise at 12:45 p.m. and the Parade of the Northwest at 1 p.m. A complete schedule is available online at www.dlwatercarnival.com. *** The...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
Fair Hills Hootenanny loved by guests for over 40 years
Ask any repeat visitor at Fair Hills Resort what the phone number is or what lake the resort is located on and you're bound to hear a song. Since 1965, Fair Hills Resort has played host to the Hootenanny, where each Tuesday night staff members entertain guests with songs -- some...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am