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Frazee FFA team to compete at State
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Roosevelt readies for Read-A-Thon to raise money
Multiple awards add up to one stellar season for 6th grade Math Masters
Activities commitment celebration Monday, March 26
Top-seeded Crusaders blow out Mahnomen-Waubun in Class A quarters
Brooklyn Center hands Breckenridge first-round loss
Prep boys basketball: Triple the heartbreak for Esko
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
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
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Music, dancing and more coming to lakes area this month
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Elverna Elizabeth (Lembke) Nelson
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
Lyle Byron Oja
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
Severe Weather Announcements (12)
March 1, 2018
Van and truck collide on Highway 59 in early-morning fog
Before the early-morning fog could clear, two vehicles crashed just north of town on Highway 59 today. Preliminary reports say no one was injured...
March 1, 2018 - 9:05am
January 26, 2018
Letter: Looking back on 3 major road projects in one season
In Minnesota, there is winter and construction season. For Becker County, MNDOT unveiled plans for three projects in one summer (actually three seasons). For you hockey fans, that's a hat trick. Why three projects in a short time period? It could be planning projects simply coming...
January 26, 2018 - 11:00am
January 8, 2018
Emergency detour on Hwys. 59 and 108 in Pelican Rapids
An emergency detour on Hwy. 59 and Hwy. 108 in Pelican Rapids began Friday, as the bitter cold temperatures caused a break in a water main. The intersection is closed at Highway 59 and the south junction of Highway 108. The actual repairs will only last a couple days, the detour however...
January 8, 2018 - 9:30am
November 15, 2017
Slick roads cause multiple crashes, vehicles in ditch: Law enforcement says take it easy out there
Slick roads have drivers going in the ditch left and right this morning. A number of crashes have already been reported, including this vehicle,...
November 15, 2017 - 11:36am
July 22, 2017
Moorhead woman hurt in crash near Detroit Lakes
A Moorhead woman was injured when her car left the roadway on Highway 59 near Detroit Lakes on Friday. Terese Nadine Jacobs, 47, of Moorhead was transported to Essentia St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit Lakes with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. She was...
July 22, 2017 - 6:12pm
July 14, 2017
West leg of Highway 59, County Road 22 roundabout opens
The final leg of the Highway 59 and Becker County Road 22 roundabout south of Detroit Lakes has opened to traffic. Drivers can now access all four legs of the roundabout. Minor delays may continue through July as crews install pavement markings and complete cleanup work. The project...
July 14, 2017 - 3:27pm
July 13, 2017
Callaway woman injured in Highway 59 crash
A Callaway woman was injured in a two-car crash Wednesday afternoon on Highway 59 in Callaway Township. Lavonne Ione Molacek, 61, was transported to Essentia Health St. Mary's for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. The driver of the other vehicle,...
July 13, 2017 - 11:17am
June 20, 2017
One injured in Highway 59 head-on crash
A woman suffered non-life threatening injuries in a Highway 59 crash just before 9 a.m. today, June 20. A Ford Ranger, driven by Ervin Marvin...
June 20, 2017 - 1:10pm
May 24, 2017
Hwy 10 and Hwy 59 in DL currently operating as four-way stop
The signal at Hwy 10 and Hwy 59 in Detroit Lakes is currently operating as a four-way stop. While it will handle traffic during slower times, expect delays and backups around noon and in the later afternoon. Drivers may want to avoid the intersection or consider an alternate route...
May 24, 2017 - 9:55am
May 19, 2017
County Road 22 closed at Highway 59
The west leg of the Highway 59/County Road 22 intersection is closed and will remain closed until the completion of the roundabout project. The Minnesota Department of Transportation planned to maintain access from southbound Highway 59 to westbound County Road 22 during the current...
May 19, 2017 - 1:04pm
May 7, 2017
Highway 59 resurfacing between Winger and Ogema to begin May 8
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Motorists on Highway 59 will experience lane closures and delays between Winger and Ogema as crews begin a resurfacing project on Monday, May 8. An open house will be held on May 9 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the White Earth Tribal and Community College (2250...
May 7, 2017 - 9:00am
May 1, 2017
Highway 59, County Road 22 roundabout project begins the week of May 1
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Preliminary work on the Highway 59/County Road 22 roundabout south of Detroit Lakes is tentatively set to start the week of May 1. During the first stage of the project, crews will construct a Highway 59 bypass on the west side of the intersection. Traffic...
May 1, 2017 - 10:22am
April 4, 2017
Several injured in rear-end crash on Highway 59 Monday
An accident with injuries was reported Monday afternoon on Northbound Highway 59 at Becker County Road 18, Ogema. According to the State Patrol, a 2003 Chevrolet S truck was in the turn lane from northbound Highway 59 to turn westbound onto Becker County Road 18. A 2006 Buick Terraza...
April 4, 2017 - 11:30am
March 2, 2017
UPDATE: Both drivers suffer non-life threatening injuries in yesterday's Highway 59 head-on collision
When two vehicles hit head-on at the intersection of Highway 59 and County Road 6 just after 4 p.m. Wednesday, employees of the County 6 BP &...
March 2, 2017 - 9:40am
January 18, 2017
Who has to pay for it?: Residents speak out about utility project for new jail
A $3.4 million sanitary sewer and watermain extension project along north Highway 59 and Stoney Road will be installed this coming year, with the site of the new Becker County Jail to be one of the chief beneficiaries. But after more than an hour of questions and a presentation from...
January 18, 2017 - 4:00pm