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Last of the Really Cold Nights?
Dentists not smiling over state payments
Father-son shooting incident investigated Thursday in rural Perham
Man found dead near Dilworth by train tracks apparently froze to death
LP-A Kindergarten Roundup is March 18
Frazee places fourth at Class A state wrestling tournament
Lakers sweep season series from Spuds
Laker trio prepared for deep runs at state wrestling
DL Mites finish hockey season
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
First White Earth newspaper found at Becker County Museum
Cream-based soups offer quick winter warm-up
Replacement SSA tax forms available online
Good oral hygiene helps keep smile healthy
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Congressional Art Competition seeks high school artists
Black Violin brings classical-modern flare to Holmes stage Thursday
Potato Dumpling Dinner to benefit elderly
Wedding Extravaganza is March 1
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
Letter: Minimum wage increase isn’t the way out of poverty
Minnesota moose population still down
Take a trip for early open water fishing
Irruptions are common when food is limited, conditions harsh
Northland Fat Bike Rally to be held in Bemidji
Wild turkey opportunities explored in DNR class
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
July 30, 2010
All smiles at the Becker County Fair
Detroit Lakes / news
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...
Detroit Lakes / news / events
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 Fair titles will come with an evening of excitement, anticipation and certain entertainment.
entertainment / events
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
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
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
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
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...
news / art
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