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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
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
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
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
March 14, 2018
Letter: We're polarized now, but things are going to change
Just like the tobacco companies used to offer coupons, Cracker Jack with a prize in every box, the NRA is seducing and grooming our young men and others to purchase assault style weapons. The marketing assertion is about self-protection. It's about the seduction into believing that...
March 14, 2018 - 6:06pm
March 1, 2018
Letter: Armed teachers setting themselves up for problems
In the wake of the recent school shooting in Florida, the National Rifle Association, the president, and the conservatives in Congress are advancing a plan to arm several teachers in every school. The rhetoric is being met enthusiastically by many people. Some educators have even...
March 1, 2018 - 10:00am
February 24, 2018
1,000 crowd Minn. Capitol to urge gun violence actions
ST. PAUL—An anti-gun violence rally scheduled before last week's Florida school shooting packed more than 1,000 young and old Minnesotans...
February 24, 2018 - 4:00pm
December 13, 2017
Search warrant leads to five arrests in Ogema
Law enforcement recovered heroin, meth, marijuana, and a stolen firearm while executing a search warrant on the 36000 block of Moose Street in Ogema Sunday evening. At approximately 6:40 p.m. Dec. 10, officers entered the residence and discovered the stolen items and drug paraphernalia...
December 13, 2017 - 9:27am
October 8, 2017
This is one gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
Before a deranged mass murderer unloaded onto a Las Vegas crowd, creating the deadliest shooting attack in U.S. history, not a lot of people seemed to know what a bump stock was. Even many avid sportsmen are admitting they had never heard of it before. But this little $100 legal accessory...
October 8, 2017 - 8:00am
May 16, 2017
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
ST. PAUL — A rookie Minnesota senator may have said it best in social media. "With less than a week left of legislative session, here's...
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
March 31, 2017
Jasken column: More guns in Becker County than people
(This column is part two of a two-part column regarding gun rights by James Jasken.)
March 31, 2017 - 7:00am
March 8, 2017
Contentious Minnesota gun law would allow permitless carry
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans could bypass the permit process to carry a gun if a House bill became law. Another bill would eliminate the legal...
March 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 16, 2016
Despite opposition, Osage Sportsman's Club gets permit
The Osage Sportman's Club dodged a bullet Tuesday as Becker County Commissioners approved an after-the-fact conditional use permit for tree removal within the Shoreland District. The County Board voted 4-1 (with Commissioner Ben Grimsley dissenting) to concur with the unanimous decision...
November 16, 2016 - 9:06am
September 3, 2016
Ponsford man accused of stealing guns, televisions
A Ponsford man made his first court appearance in Becker County District Court on allegations that he stole a substantial amount of guns and other big items from a house he's accused of breaking into. Delarey Allen Basswood, 21, is facing first degree burglary charges after police...
September 3, 2016 - 5:00am
May 7, 2016
Is that a gun or a cellphone?
Let’s make this clear right off the bat – this is not an anti-gun statement. Having gotten that out of the way, what is the obsession lately with people wanting to manufacture guns that look like cell phones and cell phones to look like guns? As if the country isn’t already...
May 7, 2016 - 5:20am
May 5, 2016
Minnesota Senate shoots down gun-shaped cellphone cases
ST. PAUL — Young Minnesotans may think mobile telephone cases that look like guns are fun, but state legislators are close to banning them....
May 5, 2016 - 8:20am
April 10, 2016
Cell phone-shaped gun sparks debate
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday came out strongly against soon-to-be-released double-barreled, .38-caliber handgun designed to look like...
April 10, 2016 - 5:45am
January 9, 2016
A modest gun plan is a start
To no one’s surprise, the reaction by the gun lobby and its lackeys in Congress to Pres. Barack Obama’s sensible and modest gun control proposal was universal condemnation. Led by the gaggle of Republican presidential candidates, the critics trotted out the discredited fears of...
January 9, 2016 - 5:25am
May 6, 2014
Minn. kindergartner brings gun to school, all students safe
BENSON, Minn. — A kindergarten student brought a gun to a Benson elementary school Tuesday morning. In a news release, Swift County Sheriff John Holtz said the sheriff’s office, Benson Police and Northside Elementary officials were notified of the situation just after 8 a.m....
May 6, 2014 - 1:30pm