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Barnesville man accused of violating protection order shortly after leaving jail for similar offense
Snowmobile ice drag races today and Saturday on Little Detroit Lake
Greater Minnesota sex assault victims often receive less care
Health Department erred in Minnesota drinking water tests
DL gymnasts on top despite adversity
Teiken, Askelson finish season at state
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Cihak, Priem lead DL past Albany
Raiders close out Cougars, push win streak to 17 games
DL students compete in regions, qualify for state
Ask a trooper: Does driver’s license show drinking violation?
Dreams are coming true for columnist headed to Denmark
M State named top 100 community college
M State nursing students add gymnastics program to clinical rotation
Friends & Neighbors
Water park to return after roof collapse
Midwest Bank gets top financial scores
Becker is best place to get a mortgage
Ideas for Valentine’s Day
This region has the cheapest gasoline
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at Shooting Star Friday
Valentine’s Day concert set for Sunday in Motley
While entertaining, ‘NFL Confidential’ leaves room for doubt
Elmer’s summer dinner theater season expands
Wadena history program Feb. 20
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Get out the hand warmers and support remaining Polar Fest activities this weekend
Every egg has meaning behind it
Letter: Kinship program can make a big difference in children’s, mentors’ lives
Letter: West Central Initiative already addressing pressing issues
It’s nice to receive a helping hand
Lake becomes archaeological site for bison
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Not getting bites? Time to mix it up
Not just fresh air, the outdoors can provide humor, too
Help wildlife during tax time
Detroit Mountain sees successful first year
Polarific Activities: February is for playing outdoors in Detroit Lakes
Peoples Park offers skating, hockey rinks
From Holiday Train to Santa, December is full
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
February 10, 2016
Mop causes fire in basement of DL house; mother and two children escape unharmed
It appears a fiery mop is to blame for a fire that broke out at a Detroit Lakes house around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to Detroit Lakes...
February 10, 2016 - 10:37am
Cause unknown in family cabin fire in rural Becker County
Fire burned a hunting cabin to the ground in rural Becker County Saturday afternoon. The call went out to fire crews from Park Rapids, Wolf Lake and Carsonville around 12:48 p.m. The cabin was located in a remote area along 210th Street, southwest of Park Rapids. “It sounded like...
February 10, 2016 - 10:35am
February 5, 2016
After fire, owners plan to rebuild
Dave Coufal of Frazee stands in front of the heaps of burned, twisted metal that just hours earlier stood as proof of hard work and determination....
February 5, 2016 - 3:08pm
February 3, 2016
Frazee trucking building lost to oil boiler fire
Fire destroyed much of a trucking company in Frazee Tuesday afternoon, slightly injuring one employee there. Roughly 40 firefighters battled...
February 3, 2016 - 10:59am
January 20, 2016
Frazee fire displaces three residents
Three people are displaced after a garage fire in Frazee spread to a camper and then to a trailer house. Frazee Fire Chief Regi Ueke says they got the call around 4 p.m. Tuesday about a garage fire on 137th Street in Frazee. “By the time we got there, the garage was fully involved...
January 20, 2016 - 9:49am
January 8, 2016
Two escape house fire near Nevis
A rural Nevis man and another resident at his home escaped injury following a fire late Saturday night. Skylar Smith said he was sleeping in...
January 8, 2016 - 3:19pm
December 3, 2015
Fire destroys rural home
Fire destroyed a trailer house in rural Becker County Monday night. Nobody was home when fire crews from Carsonville and Wolf Lake arrived on the scene just after 9 p.m. The fire happened at 29025 465th Avenue in eastern Becker County. According to Carsonville Fire Chief Roger Wilson,...
News / crime
December 3, 2015 - 4:50am
November 24, 2015
Rural Ogema home heavily damaged after chimney fire
A chimney fire Sunday morning has left a rural Becker County home severely damaged. The call for help came in just before 10:30 a.m. Sunday to the house at 28720 Co. Hwy 48, Osage. “By the time we got there, the fire had already gotten out of the chimney and into the home,”...
November 24, 2015 - 3:57pm
October 23, 2015
Propane companies say school in safe location
A couple of important, lingering questions that Detroit Lakes residents have raised regarding the plan for the upcoming school bond referendum are being decisively answered by industry experts in those fields. The issues: propane and fire dangers. Fuel to the fire As district...
News / Detroit Lakes
October 23, 2015 - 2:36pm
October 17, 2015
Use caution this fall when burning
The Department of Natural Resources reminds Minnesotans to be careful this fall when burning vegetative debris. “In Minnesota, 98 percent of all wildfires are caused by people, and the largest contributor is burning debris like leaves, grass and brush,” said Linda Gormanson,...
outdoors / DNR
October 17, 2015 - 5:35am
October 14, 2015
Companeros to rebuild in Dorset after fire
Compañeros and the Dorset House will be rebuilt, likely beginning this fall. Rick and Laura Kempnich, owners of the buildings that were destroyed...
October 14, 2015 - 11:10am
September 9, 2015
Area rescue, law enforcement personnel join together for training situation
“Gloom, despair, and agony on me Deep, dark depression, excessive misery If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all…” Nobody...
September 9, 2015 - 11:23am
September 2, 2015
Mahnomen first responders get pet oxygen masks
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – First responders with the Mahnomen Volunteer Fire Department have received two animal rescue oxygen mask kits through a donation from Invisible Fence. The donation is part of a national effort called Project Breathe to equip fire stations across the U.S. and...
September 2, 2015 - 9:18am
August 5, 2015
Woman starts fire at local pub
A Montana woman in town for WE Fest ended up in the Becker County Jail on arson charges before even making it to the festival. Sandra Koel,...
News / crime
August 5, 2015 - 1:07pm
July 8, 2015
Neighbors drag unconscious man from burning home in rural Minnesota
DULUTH, Minn. - The fire chief credits two neighbors for life-saving efforts when a fire broke out in a rural Sawyer County home on Monday night. Marvin Mullet, chief of the Bass Lake Fire Department, said his department was paged to a structure fire at 7381 N. Clarence Ave. at...
July 8, 2015 - 8:21am