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'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Blowback over proposed wind turbine near Pelican Lake
No need for Obamacare?: Farmers can now get group insurance through their co-ops
'Christmas miracle at the mall': Free sleigh rides in DL interrupted by spooked horse, no injuries result
Crime & accidents
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Laker wrestlers impressive in win over Bemidji
Laker basketball teams split at TRF
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
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
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
Thomas Anthony "Tom" Kubat
John Reed King
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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June 13, 2016
'I see it when I close my eyes,' says mom of Lake Park girl killed in hit-and-run
LAKE MILLES LACS, Minn.—Learning her 10-year-old daughter was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver left Ginnie Donovan with a "huge, gaping...
June 13, 2016 - 8:27am
June 11, 2016
Sentenced for assault
Leo Dale Jorschumb, 27, of 13289 Memory Lane, Lake Park has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree assault. According to court records, on Sept. 12 he allegedly assaulted a man at Jorschumb’s residence. Both men had been drinking and they exchanged...
June 11, 2016 - 5:05am
May 22, 2016
Navy vet survived bombings, suicide air attacks in WWII
World War II Navy veteran Harry Fuglie, 91, of Lake Park wasn’t too wild about being interviewed for this article. “I’m not a hero,”...
May 22, 2016 - 5:50am
May 12, 2016
Lake Park teen abused in center?
A Lake Park family is hoping justice can be served for their son who battles schizophrenia. This, as state officials investigate allegations...
May 12, 2016 - 8:25am
April 18, 2016
Lake Park woman hurt in Highway 10 rollover
A 19-year-old Lake Park woman was injured in a rollover accident on Highway 10 Saturday afternoon. Kaylie O. Pederson suffered non-life-threatening...
April 18, 2016 - 2:15pm
April 15, 2016
Lake park woman faces three felony drug charges
Sharon Mae Wisk, 53, of 2055 Second St., Lake Park has been charged in Becker County District Court with three felony counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on April 6 she was a passenger in a vehicle stopped by a Detroit Lakes police officer...
April 15, 2016 - 5:30am
March 31, 2016
Lake Park artist’s love of texture leads to later-life career change
It was her New Year’s resolution. Melissa Wood’s mother and mother-in-law both had cancer and their journeys inspired Wood to learn something...
March 31, 2016 - 5:10am
March 30, 2016
Local athletic trainers on the front lines of player wellness
The surrounding five schools are serviced by three professional athletic trainers in Tom Truedson at Detroit Lakes, Kate Ihle in Frazee and Mahnomen...
March 30, 2016 - 9:23am
March 6, 2016
Former firefighter sentenced for arson
A former Lake Park firefighter has been sentenced for setting a number of grass fires in 2014. Michael Lyn Gullard, 36, appeared Feb. 25 before Becker County District Judge Joe Evans, who sentenced him to 13 months in prison, stayed five years. He was ordered to serve 25 days in jail...
March 6, 2016 - 5:15am
March 5, 2016
Lake Park man charged with stealing $9,000 lawn mower
Shad Lawrence Lemon, 40, of 127 Hawley St., Lake Park has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony receiving stolen property. According to court records, on Feb. 21, a search warrant executed at a Becker County home uncovered an Exmark commercial-grade zero-turn mower,...
March 5, 2016 - 5:40am
March 4, 2016
Woman accused of selling meth
Ashley Jo Mortenson, 28, of 127 Hawley St., Lake Park has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Feb. 21 a confidential reliable informant working for the West Central Minnesota Drug task Force...
March 4, 2016 - 5:35am
January 15, 2016
Young coaches making positive changes at LP-A and Rothsay
Lake Park-Audubon head boys basketball coach Kyle Haberman and Rothsay head coach Taylor Fuhs are changing the culture of their respective teams...
January 15, 2016 - 12:40pm
December 22, 2015
Basketball: Waubun sweeps home double dip with LP-A
Waubun swept a home boys and girls basketball doubleheader from Lake Park-Audubon Monday night in Pine to Prairie South play. The Bomber girls won big 79-18, while the boys team completed the sweep with a 64-56 victory. Waubun used a big first half as the Bomber girls led 53-9. Senior...
December 22, 2015 - 11:23am
December 6, 2015
Lake Park native retires after 30-plus years with army
Growing up in a small town like Lake Park, Greg Schlauch didn’t really understand what a positive influence his upbringing would have on his...
December 6, 2015 - 5:50am
November 21, 2015
Trees on parade: Lake Park festival opens Thursday
Every Thanksgiving weekend since 2005, the American Legion Club in Lake Park has opened its doors to the public for the annual Parade of Trees. Now...
November 21, 2015 - 5:10am