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Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Goodbye, phosphorus--Rice Lake project moving forward
Hot jobs in Becker County: Majority of jobs only requiring two-year degrees
Crime & accidents
Clay County man charged with taking video, photos of nude child
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Lamoureuxs ready for one more shot at gold
Warroad girls look to take home state hockey title
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
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
friends & neighbors
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
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May 13, 2017
Local Cub Scouts drive home with victory at Regional PInewood Derby
Six local Cub Scouts were invited to compete in the 2017 Regional Pinewood Derby, which was held in Fargo on April 23. Carson Simison, Reece...
May 13, 2017 - 9:00am
May 11, 2017
Ogema man sentenced for meth
Craig Steven Jackson Jr., 33, of Ogema, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime According to court records, on June 12, 2016, a tribal police officer looking for him on a warrant found him in the back seat of a vehicle...
May 11, 2017 - 10:05am
March 30, 2017
Aiming for cop, man hits girlfriend in face with cellphone
Todd Allen Bellanger Jr., 28, of 36974 County Road 34, Ogema has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree assault. Felony charges of fourth-degree assault on a peace officer and fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle were dismissed in a plea agreement....
March 30, 2017 - 8:00am
March 17, 2017
And they're off!: Cub Scouts from Detroit Lakes, Ogema race to the finish line in Pinewood Derby
The annual Detroit Lakes Cub Scout Pack 605 Pinewood Derby was held on Monday, March 6 at the Detroit Lakes Armory. This year the local Scouts...
March 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 16, 2017
Shoplifting arrest leads to meth charge
Michael George Chilton, 34, of 34251 County Road 143, Ogema, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. A misdemeanor theft charge was dropped in a plea agreement.
March 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 9, 2017
Ogema man faces five felony assault charges
Douglas Jerome Fineday Jr., 34, of 33956 Mary Yellow Head Road, Ogema has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, and four felony counts of domestic assault. According to court records, on Feb. 19 White Earth police were...
March 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 3, 2017
Pinewood Derby set for March 6 at DL Armory: Detroit Lakes, Ogema Cub Scouts join forces to host 2017 event
Detroit Lakes Cub Scout Pack 605 is joining forces with Ogema Cub Scouts Pack 650 to host the 2017 Pinewood Derby this coming Monday, March 6...
March 3, 2017 - 11:00am
November 17, 2016
Ogema man accused of meth, heroin possession
John Matthew Clark, 37, of Box 321, Ogema has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Oct. 27 Clark was a passenger in a green Ford pickup truck allegedly clocked going 75 mph in a 55 mph zone...
November 17, 2016 - 9:02am
October 30, 2016
A good behavioral program is being used to help put an end to bullying in Becker County schools
Bullying. It's a word that can mean so many things - pushing, taunting, hitting, shoving, name-calling, and many more. But teachers in the area...
October 30, 2016 - 5:59am
October 6, 2016
Ogema man sentenced to prison for assaulting girlfriend
An Ogema man has been sentenced for felony domestic assault/causing fear after he threatened to kill his girlfriend.
October 6, 2016 - 10:33am
September 13, 2016
It's a boy!
Silas Tui’piné Fain, son of Ann and Jesse Fain, Ogema, was born on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 at Perham Health. He weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21.5 inches tall at birth.
September 13, 2016 - 1:55pm
September 7, 2016
Skramstad enrolls at Fort Lewis College
Heidi Skramstad, of Ogema, started coursework Monday, Aug. 29 at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Co. Skramstad’s major is journalism and multimedia.
September 7, 2016 - 10:26am
July 23, 2016
Ogema man charged with assaulting his mother
An Ogema man is facing two felony domestic assault charges after authorities say he assaulted his mother in her home. According to the complaint filed with Becker County District Court, the incident happened on July 6 when Anthony Leroy Vasecka, 25, went to his mother’s house to...
July 23, 2016 - 5:35am
June 17, 2016
Felony DWI charge filed
Charles Allan Sullivan, 43, of 2868 highway 113, Ogema, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony DWI refusal to submit to testing, felony DWI, and gross misdemeanor driving after his license was canceled. According to court records, on June 2, he was stopped by...
June 17, 2016 - 5:35am
May 23, 2016
ATV crash near Ogema injures three teens
An ATV rollover injured three teens Sunday afternoon, May 22, west of Ogema, Minn. Two males ages 15 and 13 were taken to area hospitals by ambulance after the crash, which happened about 3:35 P.M., according to the Becker County Sheriff's Office. A 14-year-old female was air-lifted...
May 23, 2016 - 9:00am