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United Way honors Becker County’s heroes
Time-Lapse: Sunday Sunset in Fargo
Korean war vet’s remains return home
DL alderman resigns; who will fill seat?
Compassion House’s change over to women is going well
NDSU duo and Laker alums shine in freshman golf seasons
Hawley Valley Plains Meet track results
Lakers walk off two wins over Cardinals
DL baseball sweeps at Staples
Frazee girls fourth at HOL Hawley
Museum’s bear trap has rich history
Turning back the pages
Museum to host Hidden History event
Friday Matters: Everyday Peace to Hope
Thursday Matters: Everyday Hope
Friends & Neighbors
Carhartt store opens in DL despite construction
Essentia DL receives stroke education fund
Minnesota gains 7,800 jobs in March
Gas prices jump up in Minnesota this week
Small bump up in gas prices throughout MN
DLHS Student Art Show to open Sunday at Trinity Lutheran in DL
DLMS Band Concert is Thursday
Simply Pink Truly Teal: Run/walk supports cancer patients
Stressed? Calm down and visit your library
Keeping Music Live grants available for Minnesota artists
Tribal college extending its arms
Union needed between development, environment
Letter: Becker County Transit serves seniors well
Letter: Four-way stop at Frazee and Washington a delight
Working to meet a healthy community’s needs
Prairie chicken show exceeds expectations
Unpredictable spring weather slows the bite
Eastern bluebirds among the favorites of bird enthusiasts
Go take a hike
Wild turkey hunters in five counties asked to help with avian influenza surveillance
Spring Laker Book
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
January 8, 2015
Student charged for role in homecoming prank
FARMINGTON, Minn. -- A 17-year-old Farmington High School student has been charged with two misdemeanors and 15 other students have been referred to a diversionary program for their roles in a prank that left students crying and "freaking out" during the school's homecoming week. "This...
news / crime
January 8, 2015 - 7:54am
September 25, 2014
Farmington police buy body-worn cameras
FARMINGTON, Minn. -- Farmington police have a new tool at their disposal that offers protection for the residents, and for the police officers who serve them. It’s been just shy of three weeks since the Farmington Police Department received its newest pieces of equipment for...
September 25, 2014 - 7:50am
February 20, 2014
Day care provider pleads guilty in child's death
HASTINGS, Minn. -- A Farmington day care provider pleaded guilty last week to second-degree manslaughter in the 2012 death of a 3-month-old child left in her care. Kaiden Robert Staebell died July 31, 2012, after Rebecca Lynn Graupmann, 46, left him to nap on her daughter’s...
news / crime
February 20, 2014 - 8:35am
December 19, 2013
Police: Minnesota woman blamed someone else for spreading marijuana seeds
FARMINGTON, Minn. -- A 51-year-old Farmington woman admitted knowing about marijuana found growing on her property, police said, but blamed someone else’s discarded seeds for the presence of the plants in her greenhouse. Dakota County Drug Task Force agents searched Lori Abeln’s...
news / crime
December 19, 2013 - 9:30am
December 5, 2013
Farmington police seek help locating missing Minnesota woman
FARMINGTON, Minn. -- Farmington police are searching for a 37-year-old woman who has been missing for more than a month. Laura Jean Simonson, 37, was reported missing Nov. 22, Detective Sgt. Lee Hollatz said. Simonson was last seen by family members Nov. 1. Hollatz said...
December 5, 2013 - 8:30am
August 8, 2013
Runaway bull injures several fairgoers south of Twin Cities
FARMINGTON, Minn. -- A runaway bull caused injuries to several visitors Wednesday night at the Dakota County Fair just south of the Twin Cities. The bull escaped from his pen, broke through the gates and ran through the fairgrounds. At least seven people were injured in the...
August 8, 2013 - 12:34pm
February 14, 2013
Farmington, Minn., goalie explains actions, feud with coaches
Farmington senior hockey goalie Austin Krause purposely scored a goal into his own net, then showed his middle finger in the direction of the...
February 14, 2013 - 8:49am