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Fishing records have been set, but Polar Fest isn't over yet
Kids Fishing Derby to hit little Detroit Lakes Saturday
DL school looking at spring vote
DL upgrades rating, reports steady growth
Detroit Lakes student accepted to Harvard summer program
Four Lakers score in double figures against TRF
DL doubles up Panthers on Senior Night
Lakers fall to 8A top seed Warriors in semis
Lakers seventh-seed at sections
Korf leads Vikings over Hornets
M State nursing students add gymnastics program to clinical rotation
Becker County Museum is selling ‘Sweetheart Grams’ this week
Cream Puffs perfectly paired with ice cream
Delaying your retirement can increase benefits
Wenner presents research in NDSU Three Minute Thesis competition
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Embellish expands, now offers new and gently-used merchandise
Gasoline prices just keep on falling lower
Minnesota sees 9,100 new jobs in December
How to tell the kids about money problems
Bergen’s bounces back
Grace Lutheran event set for Feb. 20
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Music, poetry event in NYM
Rob Zombie is coming to Fargo May 15
Local library’s resources can help improve time management skills
Jane M. Ries Radermacher
Nydia J. Lefebvre
Bruce D. Nelson
James M. Johnson
It’s nice to receive a helping hand
How to tell if Congress is working
Don’t remain silent: Stand up against hate speech
Get behind Alzheimer’s research
Avoiding the chatterbox trap
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...
14 hours 47 min ago
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...
14 hours 49 min ago
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