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MN Department of Education Releases 2016 MCA Scores
Crime & Accident Report
If the shoe fits, paint it: Sisters create custom shoes in Bemidji
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
Kate Smith in the field at Resorters
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Hole in one
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Crazy Daze returns to Detroit Lakes Aug. 9
August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
Mannheim Steamroller is coming to Bemidji Nov. 23
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Darla Rae Fisher
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
Ban smoking in rental housing
Here’s how drug law will help
Letter: What’s gone wrong? America has lost its way over the past 60 years
Kudos to Minnesota’s improving credit rating
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Lakes are full, but too warm for muskie
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
‘A series of unfortunate events’ in the outdoors
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
July 27, 2016
Fire departments host community dance
In Detroit Lakes and Lake Park, the Fire Departments are staffed entirely by volunteers who are willing to risk life and limb to help in times...
July 27, 2016 - 10:54am
July 22, 2016
Lake Park woman charged with theft from employer
Jericha Marie Schermerhorn, 27, of 13128 Thunder Bolt Ranch, Lake Park, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony theft. According to court records, as an employee at Lakes Coffee and Liquor in Becker County, she was fired Nov. 27 after store surveillance video...
July 22, 2016 - 5:25am
July 17, 2016
Chief Brady Burnside enjoying Lake Park job
Brady Burnside has been Lake Park police chief for nearly a year now, and he’s happy to be there. Burnside, 44, spent the prior 14 years with...
July 17, 2016 - 5:25am
July 11, 2016
Lake Park cleans up from 91 mile per hour winds
Strong thunderstorms and straight-line winds upwards of 91 miles per hour ripped through the region overnight, and it appeared to have had its...
July 11, 2016 - 4:05pm
June 22, 2016
Lake Park community says goodbye to little Caylin
Steve Parenteau, Caylin Donovan’s grandfather, spoke at her funeral service with a tie knotted around his head. “I’m the one you can all...
June 22, 2016 - 2:05pm
June 21, 2016
Two arrests made in hit-and-run crash that killed 10-year-old Lake Park girl
LAKE PARK, Minn. -- Ginnie Donovan of Lake Park, Minn., was in the midst of a prayer service for her daughter Monday night when she got the call...
June 21, 2016 - 8:34am
June 14, 2016
Sadness and shock in Lake Park following hit-and-run death of 10 year old
LAKE PARK - She was her mother's "sunshine", and it was at Lake Park-Audubon Elementary School, less that two weeks ago, 10 year old Caylin Donovan...
June 14, 2016 - 8:25am
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