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No smoking in public housing? New federal smoke-free rule affects Minnesotans
Man wielding knife is arrested in lobby of Becker County Human Services
MnDOT releases statewide freight system plan
Felony charge of violating a restraining order is dismissed
Fluctuating home values?: New software at Becker County Assessor’s Office could be responsible
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Raiders control tempo in victory over Rebels
Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a new Little Free Library outside their doors
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Lorna M. Schons
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Pine to Palm
June 17, 2016
Fire destroys home in Menahga
With his house engulfed in flames, Dan Yrjo said he was in survival mode when he grabbed a garden hose to spray water in an attempt to knock...
June 17, 2016 - 2:37pm
April 18, 2016
BASEBALL: Frazee sweeps at PR tournament
The Frazee baseball team defeated Staples-Motley and Menahga to take the top spot at the Park Rapids tournament Saturday. The Hornets opened with a 12-1 victory over Staples-Motley and defeated Menahga 8-1 in the championship game. Gunnar Hilde was 3-3 with two RBI and two runs scored;...
April 18, 2016 - 2:49pm
March 7, 2016
DL, Menahga to celebrate St. Urho
St. Urho the Grasshopper Chaser, patron saint of Finnish Americans everywhere, is feted each year on March 16, the day officially recognized...
March 7, 2016 - 5:00am
December 23, 2015
Hornet girls win at Menahga, even record at 4-4
Hailee Oswald scored a game-high 23 points to lead Frazee to a 55-43 road victory over Menahga in non-conference girls basketball Tuesday night. "It was great to see Hailee Oswald get the hot hand tonight as she can shoot it as good as anyone around," said Frazee head coach Dave Conzemius....
December 23, 2015 - 12:33pm
November 30, 2015
Basketball: Menahga, Sebeka send Hornet boys to 0-2 start
Frazee fell to Menahga 52-33 in the Hornets’ boys basketball home opener despite a double-double from junior forward Jon Hoffmann. Hoffmann scored 10 points and nabbed 10 rebounds. “Jon played a very good overall game,” Frazee head coach Brian Tangen said. Parker Nudell added...
November 30, 2015 - 12:00pm
November 10, 2015
Menahga man seriously burned after pants catch fire in deer stand
KDLM News - A Menahga man was seriously burned by a space heater in his deer stand on Saturday afternoon. The Becker County Sheriff's Department report states 54 year old Joseph Keith Sheperski was hunting with his teenage son in Menahga when his pants caught on fire from what's described...
November 10, 2015 - 8:53am
September 28, 2015
Area woman injured in crash near Menahga
A Laporte woman was injured when her car hit a semi trailer broadside on Highway 71 near Menahga Friday morning. The driver of the 1997 Saturn SL1 sedan, Meghan R. Templeton, 20, of Laporte, suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. She was taken to...
September 28, 2015 - 5:10am
September 27, 2015
City of Menahga faces financial dilemma
Menahga Mayor Patrick Foss recalled when the city council set a high levy several years ago. “This year’s levy won’t be any sweeter,” he said. The council set its preliminary payable 2016 levy at $489,035. The 2015 final levy was $414,306. The proposed general fund...
September 27, 2015 - 5:15am
September 21, 2015
Laker volleyball scores first win at Hawley tourney
The Laker volleyball team went 1-3 in four games picking up the first victory of the season in a 2-0 win over Menahga Saturday at the Hawley tournament. DL won in commanding fashion defeating the Braves 25-15 and 25-9. The Lakers fell 2-1 to the host Nuggets, 15-5 in the third...
September 21, 2015 - 2:42pm
July 24, 2015
Menahga man sentenced for crash that injured two people last summer
David John Nelson, 53, of 16590 530th Ave., Menahga has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a gross misdemeanor count of criminal vehicular operation. Two felony counts of criminal vehicular operation were dropped in a plea agreement, as was another gross misdemeanor...
July 24, 2015 - 5:55am
July 23, 2015
Family business produces organic, gluten-free mixes
A small empire of organic and gluten-free food mixes is quietly mushrooming in Menahga. Owned by the Savela family, My Grandpa’s Farm is...
July 23, 2015 - 5:55am
June 29, 2015
Wife-carrying race in Menahga seeks competitors
BEMIDJI—The city of Menahga is hosting the St. Urho Wife Carry for Charity Challenge on July 11. Strong men and tenacious women are invited to compete. "It's all about fun," organizer Greg Anderson said. Registration is limited to 50 teams. Anderson mailed letters to local law...
June 29, 2015 - 3:31pm
May 6, 2015
Man with gun and knife sentenced for terroristic threats against kids
Michael Alan Abromaitis, 29, of 49482 County Road 36, Menahga, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony count of making terroristic threats. Two felony counts of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon were dismissed in a plea agreement. According...
May 6, 2015 - 10:30am
January 21, 2015
Swap & Shop find: Class ring returned after 21 years
Jessica Cooper was reunited with her Menahga Class of 1995 ring last weekend after losing it 21 years ago. Her younger sister called her up...
January 21, 2015 - 12:30pm
January 7, 2015
Menagha man hurt in crash on icy road
BEMIDJI, Minn. – A Menagha, Minn., man is hospitalized after he lost control of his pickup truck and hit a bridge guardrail in Bemidji Wednesday morning. Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Tiffani Nielson said Joshua E. Nevala, 20, of Menagha, was headed east on Highway 2 when he lost...
January 7, 2015 - 9:46am