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DL man gets 33 months for burglary
Woman sentenced for meth sale
ND native, husband living in Minnesota die during fishing accident in Iceland
Twin Cities man sentenced to 25 years for producing child porn
Vergas man sentenced for choking girlfriend
Lakers, Herzog dominate only home meet of the season
Kirchner blanks Flyers in 8AAA opener
Heden takes main event at No Mercy VIII
Hornets pick up 10th win
DL tennis advances to semis, falls to top-seeded Prowlers
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
John "Jack" Burns
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Some things you don't brag about
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
November 24, 2017
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, Nov. 14 At 10:09 a.m. a caller reported a burglary on the 31000 block of East Round Lake Road in Ponsford where binoculars and two LED flashlights were reportedly stolen, and candy wrappers and a glove were left by the alleged thief. At 11:51 a.m. a caller reported interrupting...
November 24, 2017 - 11:00am
November 22, 2017
Western Minn. man charged with starting family's mobile home on fire
FRAZEE, Minn. — A Frazee man has been charged in Becker County District Court in connection with a fire Saturday morning, Nov. 18, at his...
November 22, 2017 - 9:27am
November 18, 2017
Man arrested in mobile home fire near Acorn Lake
A man has been arrested in connection with a mobile home fire Saturday morning near Frazee in Burlington Township. Michael J. Stehlow, 26, is a suspect in the fire at 30397 Highway 10, in a small mobile home park across from Acorn Lake. All the occupants made it safely out of the...
November 18, 2017 - 9:59pm
November 11, 2017
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, Oct. 31 At 12:13 a.m. emergency crews responded to a house fire on the 36000 block of 270th Avenue in Ogema, but the firefighters were able to get the flames out fairly quickly, according to reports. At 9:43 a.m. a caller reported a theft on the 400 block of Washington Avenue....
November 11, 2017 - 2:00pm
November 2, 2017
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, Oct. 24 At 11:07 a.m. a cell phone was reportedly stolen from the 28000 block of County Road 129 in Ponsford. At 12:20 p.m. six blank checks were reportedly stolen from a business on the 28000 block of Anchor Road in Detroit Lakes. At 10:08 p.m. a purse was reportedly stolen...
November 2, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 4, 2017
Crime & accidents
Thursday, Sept. 21 At 11:56 a.m. a caller reported someone had broken into a cabin on the 36000 block of 295th Avenue in Ogema. At 2:05 p.m. a purse was reportedly stolen from a cart on the 600 block of Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes. At 6:04 p.m. a mailbox was reportedly damaged on...
October 4, 2017 - 9:49am
September 7, 2017
‘It’s all gone’: Leaf Lake home goes up in flames Thursday afternoon
Howard Ellingson sat in a lawn chair in his front yard and watched helplessly as his Leaf Lake home burned down this afternoon. Ellingson says...
September 7, 2017 - 4:11pm
September 1, 2017
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, Aug. 15 At 3:09 p.m. a caller reported the doors to a residence on the 28000 block of Anchor Road in Detroit Lakes had been kicked in, but nothing was reportedly missing from the home. At 4:33 p.m. a table saw and stand, VCR, and batteries were reportedly stolen from a vehicle...
September 1, 2017 - 8:14am
August 7, 2017
UPDATE: Vehicle fire caused by electrical malfunction
The Detroit Lakes Fire department rushed to the scene of a burning vehicle parked on the 800 block of Central Street, just across from the Detroit...
August 7, 2017 - 2:37pm
July 25, 2017
Park Theatre marquee catches fire
A fire at Park Theatre caused extensive damage to the iconic downtown Park Rapids marquee Monday evening. An estimated 15 to 20 people were in...
July 25, 2017 - 3:50pm
June 11, 2017
134,000 chicks believed dead in poultry barn blaze near Hawley
HAWLEY, Minn. – Up to 134,000 chicks are believed dead after a large fire Sunday afternoon at a chicken barn near here. The blaze was reported...
June 11, 2017 - 6:17pm
April 28, 2017
She gave 'er a good run...: Firehose used to fight 1914 fire finds new home at Becker County Museum
August 13, 1914 was sunny and hot, and a strong wind was blowing through the streets of Detroit Lakes. By all accounts, farmers were in their...
April 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 22, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
ST. PAUL—Minnesota communities could not regulate wages, benefits or employee scheduling under legislation that appears headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. Bill sponsor Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said that it would not hamper local control, as critics say. "I am all for local control...
April 22, 2017 - 11:33am
April 18, 2017
VIDEO: Fire destroys Hawley house as five departments respond
HAWLEY, Minn. — Five area fire departments responded to a house fire Monday afternoon on what was originally reported as an out-of-control...
April 18, 2017 - 3:09pm
April 15, 2017
DNR ready for Minnesota wildfire season if warm, dry conditions continue
ST. PAUL—It's been an average start to the Minnesota wildfire season so far but a trend to warmer, drier weather in recent months has firefighting...
April 15, 2017 - 10:23am