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Gov. Dayton names Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken
Search warrant leads to five arrests in Ogema
Suspect in killing of pregnant Fargo woman pleads guilty
'Ramstad Defeats Truman': Popular Fargo bar manager, near death, makes turnaround
Roy to take on Mason for secretary-treasurer job
Laker basketball teams split at TRF
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
Lakers swimmers third at Otter Invite
Hibbert continues win streak at Jackson Hole Snocross
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
'New Standards' for holiday tradition: Show coming to Holmes Theatre this Friday breaks the seasonal mold
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
Thomas Anthony "Tom" Kubat
John Reed King
Clara Jane Gilbertson
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Guest Editorial: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
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Area students to graduate from MSUM Dec. 14
MOORHEAD — Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to about 485 students during its fall commencement program Thursday, Dec. 14 in the university's Nemzek Fieldhouse. The following local students are expected to receive their degrees during the ceremony: Elizabeth...
1 hour 7 min ago
December 3, 2017
In bits and pieces, Heartland Trail is coming together
Good news on the Heartland Trail between Detroit Lakes and Frazee: The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway has agreed to let the trail be built...
December 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 1, 2017
Letter: Place your hand over your heart for National Anthem
I believe in respecting the National Anthem by placing your hand over your heart or saluting as the military does. This is not the case with about 80 percent of our population (my estimate) when the flag and our National Anthem is played before football games. Just watch the crowd...
December 1, 2017 - 10:30am
November 29, 2017
Three local officers honored for lake rescue
Three law enforcement officers have been honored for saving two people from drowning in Eagle Lake near Frazee. Frazee Chief of Police Tyler Trieglaff, Deputy Darin Borth, and Sgt. Dan May received a Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Achievement Using Life Saving Measures....
November 29, 2017 - 6:00pm
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 10, 2017
K9 dog allegedly finds meth in Frazee man's car
Robert Richard Herkenratt, 55, of Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime and gross misdemeanor driving after his license was canceled as inimical to public safety.
November 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
November 6, 2017
Frazee man charged with meth
Anthony Wayne Conger Jr., 30, of Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Oct. 17 he was a passenger is a vehicle pulled over in rural Becker County by a tribal police officer because...
November 6, 2017 - 1:25pm
October 29, 2017
It's Fly Time!: Gymnastics program for kids with special needs has expanded to include three area school districts
Kids climbing the wall on a rope, walking along a balance beam, jumping on a trampoline, or rolling along the top of a series of air-filled cylinders...
October 29, 2017 - 8:00am
October 20, 2017
Frazee man gets over five years for meth
Michael Dillon Fletcher, 21, of Frazee, has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for selling meth. He was charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree controlled substance crime.
October 20, 2017 - 6:07am
October 15, 2017
Local government scrambles to deal with steep health insurance hikes
Counties, cities, nursing homes and other government entities are scrambling to find alternative plans after getting hit with big hikes in what they will have to pay for employee health insurance next year. Small cities and others with fewer employees are seeing the biggest percentage...
October 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
October 11, 2017
Frazee woman sentenced for meth
Lindsay Ann Tibbetts, 27, of Frazee, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Jan. 21, law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at a residence and found Tibbetts and a man there....
October 11, 2017 - 12:30pm
Frazee man gets prison for stealing truck
Lyman William Lowry, 34, of Frazee, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony theft of a motor vehicle. According to court records, at 4:43 p.m. on July 25, 2016, law enforcement officers were called to the vicinity of the Trophy House in Detroit Lakes on a report...
October 11, 2017 - 10:40am
October 5, 2017
Frazee man sentenced for domestic assault
Ricky Lynn Anderson, 49, of Frazee, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony domestic assault and felony violating a no-contact order. According to court records, on March 4 in Frazee he was intoxicated and hit his wife in the face then grabbed her very tightly...
October 5, 2017 - 8:00am
September 13, 2017
Area students graduate from Bemidji State
Two Frazee residents were among those participating in May 2017 graduation ceremonies at Bemidji State University. Sean Kieselhorst earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mass communications, while Alissa Ratz received an Associate of Arts degree in liberal education. In all, BSU's...
September 13, 2017 - 12:43pm