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Zebra mussels found in lakes near Vergas, Alexandria
Upcoming fair fun for all
Deputy injured when his vehicle was hit while responding to crash near Detroit Lakes
Three-time champion Jack Rule to play in 2016 Pine to Palm
DCC 100 celebration Thursday at Pavilion
Region 14C amateur baseball playoffs begin Friday
16U softball state runners-up
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
July 7, 2016
Becker County resident wins big
Jonathan Yocom of Detroit Lakes won $20,000 playing the $150,000 Gold Rush game. Yocom claimed the prize on June 21, 2016. Oasis C-Store, 209 Wall Street Ave. N.W. in Moorhead, sold the winning ticket. Lottery players have won more than $6.5 billion. All Minnesotans are winners because...
July 7, 2016 - 5:40am
January 13, 2016
For workplace lottery pools, it pays to plan ahead to the big win
About a decade ago in December, Tim O’Brien and 16 co-workers in the Athletics Department at Mayville State University won $10,000 in the Powerball...
January 13, 2016 - 11:47am
December 23, 2015
Lottery director resigns after Star Tribune report on expenses
The Minnesota State Lottery director resigned Friday, a day after a newspaper reporter questioned him about expenses he charged the state. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Ed Van Petten submitted his resignation to Gov. Mark Dayton’s chief of staff. Dayton’s office indicated...
December 23, 2015 - 10:19am
August 7, 2015
Minnesota duo wins over $1 million on scratch-off ticket
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — What would you do with a million dollars? The age-old game that everyone likes to play while fantasizing about early...
August 7, 2015 - 8:18am
June 19, 2015
Bemidji man wins $1.5 million in lottery
BEMIDJI, Minn. — When Mark Church checked his Gopher 5 lottery numbers at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, he had suddenly become $1.5 million richer. The Minnesota Lottery announced Thursday that the Bemidji man had won the $1,550,322 jackpot in the Gopher 5 drawing on Monday night. Church...
June 19, 2015 - 8:46am
May 8, 2015
Minn. senators vote to end online lottery games
ST. PAUL—Minnesota senators left no doubt they think the lottery director overstepped his authority in allowing online games as they voted...
May 8, 2015 - 8:36am
Local lady wins $5,000
Chelsey Swenson of Ogema won $5,000 by playing the Lottery’s Bonus Ball Bingo scratch game. Swenson claimed the prize on March 4. The winning ticket was purchased at Shell Sport & Bait, 17 Aspen Ave. N.W. in Menahga. Tweets by @DLNewspapers
March 8, 2015 - 5:20am
April 24, 2014
Minnesota panel votes to ban online lottery sales
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota State Lottery's Internet ticket sales either are the wave of the future or will devastate families, a state House committee heard Thursday before approving a bill to ban the practice. The bill would shut down Internet lottery ticket sales that have been...
April 24, 2014 - 6:00pm
March 15, 2014
DL woman wins in Great 8s lottery
Patty Goodrich of Detroit Lakes won $8,888 by playing the Minnesota Lottery’s Great 8s sctratch game. Goodrich claimed the prize on Feb. 27, 2014. She purchased the winning ticket at Casey’s General Store in Detroit Lakes. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit all...
March 15, 2014 - 2:00pm
January 2, 2014
$1 million winning lottery ticket sold in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- A $1 million Minnesota Millionaire Raffle ticket was sold in Beltrami County, lottery officials announced Thursday. A second $1 million ticket was sold in Stearns County. The tickets are two of the 150 winning tickets from this year's New Year's drawing. The $1 million...
January 2, 2014 - 10:30am
September 5, 2013
DL woman wins $10,000 in Lottery scratch-off game
A Detroit Lakes woman has won $10,000 playing a Minnesota Lottery scratch game. Anita McDougall was playing the Lottery’s Cash & Cadillac game. She claimed the prize Aug. 30. The winning ticket was purchased at Big Daddy’s Quick Stop on Morrow Avenue in Detroit Lakes. Proceeds...
September 5, 2013 - 3:15pm
August 8, 2013
Ham Lake, Minn., man claims share of $448M Powerball jackpot
Updated 2:43pm (08/08/2013) ROSEVILLE, Minn. — A project engineer from a northwest Minneapolis suburb has come forward to claim one-third of a $448 million Powerball jackpot. Paul White, of Ham Lake, was introduced Thursday afternoon at a news conference at the Minnesota State...
August 8, 2013 - 9:56am
March 29, 2013
Duluth man arrested after trying to redeem stolen lottery ticket
DULUTH, Minn. - A 21-year-old Duluth man was arrested Wednesday afternoon on burglary and lottery fraud charges after attempting to redeem a reportedly stolen lottery ticket. The ticket was among items reported stolen Wednesday morning from the Cenex gas station at 1301 E. Ninth St....
March 29, 2013 - 8:18am
February 10, 2011
Frazee woman wins $25,000 in scratch-off game
A Frazee resident has won $25,000 by playing a Minnesota Lottery scratch game. Mary Topp claimed the prize on Feb. 2. The winning ticket, a "$100,000 Playcation Cash" scratch game, was purchased at Petro Serve USA in Glyndon.
February 10, 2011 - 4:18pm
August 23, 2010
Lottery ticket sold in Osakis worth $500,000
On August 15, while spending time at her lake home, Susan Detviler of Cottage Grove purchased what turned out to truly be a $500,000 Riches scratch ticket from Gas Mart in Osakis. Detviler scratched the ticket and didn't immediately notice that one of her numbers matched one of the...
August 23, 2010 - 7:50am