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What a fabulous time you can have right here in Minnesota
Putting the spring in Primavera
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Lakes Tech Team and Lakes Perfect Tan open in north DL
Polk is new personal banker at Midwest
R&G donates $21K to local Humane Society
Smart gifts for the new grad
Gas prices fell in MN, but nat’l average up
May 7 ‘Bonnets & Bowties’ fundraiser to benefit Marshmallow Foundation
Tuesday, May 3 is National Teacher’s Day!
‘Revival’ concert Sunday at Grace Lutheran
New sculpture class starting in DL next month
LP-A’s ‘Raider Nation News’ wins three 2016 student Emmy awards
Clifford "Boosh" Eugene Warren
Paul V. Huebner
Michael D. Wirth
Slower transition to bathroom incluseviness
The core issues in the 2016 election
Letter: Faith in school board to vote yes for referendum
Letter: Kudos to ‘Next to Normal’
Address heroin crisis now
Devil’s Lake angler releases giant northern pike
Early season panfishing heating up the lakes
Wild turkeys are, once again, abundant in Minnesota
DNR to conduct sandhill crane survey in NW MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
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Spring Laker Book
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2016 Becker County Care Guide
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May 4, 2016
Wildfire flares in Park Rapids with dry, windy conditions
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - Water bombing airplanes and helicopters snuffed a fire in Park Rapids, Minn., Tuesday, May 3, before flames approached a...
22 hours 11 min ago
April 27, 2016
Flare gun was cause of Friday grass fire near DL
The large grassfire on the north end of Detroit Lakes that kept several fire departments and the Minnesota DNR very busy Friday afternoon was...
April 27, 2016 - 10:47am
April 8, 2016
Family escapes rural Barnesville house fire
RURAL BARNESVILLE, Minn. - A family was able to escape a house fire unharmed here early Thursday, April 7. The fire started about 5 a.m. at the home in rural Barnesville. Those inside the home woke up smelling smoke. Fire officials said a crack in the home’s fireplace was responsible...
April 8, 2016 - 8:52am
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 7, 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 7, 2016 - 5:40am
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 - 5:50am
November 24, 2015
Rural Osage 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 25, 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 25, 2015 - 5:15am
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