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Man resentenced to prison in 2012 rape case
Fire reported at grain elevator in Hawley
Local man is sentenced to over 13 years in prison
School bus runs over boy's legs in front of Pelican Rapids High School
Familiar face tops Beargrease
Laker girls hockey becomes fourth state-ranked DL team
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Lakers tie school gymnastics scoring record
Bellefeuille scores 26 in Hornet victory
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
Before texting and e-mail, there were penned messages of affection
Thursday Matters: Everyday Well Water
Turning back the pages
Step up your snack game
Some may have to pay federal taxes on their Social Security benefits
Friends & Neighbors
Herman named CEO of Essentia Health
MN gas prices fall slightly after uptick
Bremer Bank aquires 13 Eastwood banks
Economic Development Summit coming up
Global study released on U.S. teens’ financial literacy, keys to success
Winter Light Festival is Monday, Feb. 2 in NYM
'Mortdecai' starts 2015 with a whimper
Quilted vintage linens now on display at Hjemkomst Center
‘Paints ’n Pints’ set on Monday
‘American Idol’ picks singers from Bemidji, Fargo
Cheers for ‘dropped call’ reform
A vibrant community is like a potluck
Letter: State of Union response given by a great American
Letter: Children in crisis need better service
When visitors decide to stay
37 guns, 28 sets of antlers among items seized in DNR deer poaching case
Thin ice causing big problems on northern Minnesota lakes
New law for 2015: AIS trailer sticker will help prevent future spread
Black-backed woodpecker is dependent on dead coniferous trees
Mentored turkey hunt registration open now
Menahga baby is first this year
Growing deep winter greens
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Severe Weather Announcements (11)
October 19, 2011
Paranormal in Pine Point
Within the walls of the old Pine Point School, there are endless memories stored from the thousands of students who have attended classes through...
October 19, 2011 - 3:22pm
April 29, 2011
Museum Appreciation Day coming to Becker County
Did you know that Detroit Lakes was originally named "Detroit," and in 1926 the postal service changed the name to "Detroit Lakes" because we...
Detroit Lakes / news
April 29, 2011 - 1:27pm
March 4, 2011
Ink's in their blood
Ink seems to run in the bloodline of the Benshoof family. Lou Benshoof came to work for the Becker County Record in 1907 as a reporter, buying the newspaper in 1911 and owning it for the next 36 years. His son, Jack, went to work for Lou, eventually purchasing the newspaper...
Detroit Lakes / news
March 4, 2011 - 3:57pm
December 23, 2010
History museum has new microfilm scanner
The History Museum of East Otter Tail County unveiled its new microfilm scanner at the museum's annual open house Dec. 7. The new microfilm scanner will replace one that has been in use for nearly 10 years. The History Museum's microfilm collection is currently 250 rolls and includes...
entertainment / events
December 23, 2010 - 1:34pm
October 27, 2010
DL juvenile accused of stealing car, leaving accident scene
A Detroit Lakes juvenile has been charged in Becker County District Court with a felony count of motor vehicle theft and related misdemeanor counts of failure to stop at the scene of an accident and driving without a valid license. Scot William Ullyott, Jr., 16, of 12565 Abbey...
news / crime
October 27, 2010 - 4:26pm
June 17, 2009
Come discover Tamarac Refuge's history
Take a journey into Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge's past. A discovering Tamarac history tour is from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 20. Among the forests, marshes, and lakes of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge is a fascinating history of settlers, loggers, hunters, government...
June 17, 2009 - 12:41pm
February 12, 2009
Historians: Lincoln paved way for North Dakota
FARGO - The United States has many reasons to celebrate Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday today. North Dakota, the union's 39th state, can probably...
February 12, 2009 - 9:00am
January 21, 2009
Watching Obama make history
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Living a part of history
Last weekend, Aug. 2-3, there was more activity at the Hubbel Pond Dam than at any point in the lcentury or so since loggers stopped flating logs down the Otter Tail River to the Frazee sawmill. The Friends of History and Tamarac Interpretive Association sponsored a reenactment...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
June 29, 2008
'Pioneer History' book available again
The Becker County Historical Society has had "A Pioneer History of Becker County" reprinted in honor of Minnesota's Sesquicentennial. This 100-year-old book is a must-have for anyone interested in the start of our county and local communities. Author Alvin H. Wilcox knew Becker...
June 29, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Obama history made in Minnesota
ST. PAUL - Barack Obama rocked a Minnesota crowd Tuesday night, making presidential campaign history. The first African American to become presidential nominee of a major party offered his vision for a change and began to give details about how he would implement that change. And...
June 4, 2008 - 12:00am