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DL cop, ex-convict facing off in court: Both allege years of harassment, both seek restraining orders
Four charged in White Earth heroin investigation
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Laker gymnasts four-peat at state
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
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
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
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
Francis R. "Butch" Bellanger
Merlin V. Thompson
Sheena Marie Butcher
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
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
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
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
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
June 16, 2016
Smokey Hills open again
Smokey Hills Wilderness Retreat, located just outside of Osage, has reopened for the first time since 2014, and it’s under new ownership. Jim...
June 16, 2016 - 5:35am
April 9, 2016
Osage artisan skilled in the art of traditional weaving
Follow a long, dirt road through the Smoky Hills State Forest and you’ll find Bruce Engebretson’s studio tucked among hardwoods and pines....
April 9, 2016 - 5:20am
January 25, 2016
Man arrested for drugs following Highway 34 head-on crash near Osage
A Fargo man who police say had meth crystals in his nose during a head-on crash east of Osage last week is facing several charges. John Jason...
January 25, 2016 - 11:52am
January 13, 2016
Update: Driver ejected in fatal crash near Osage identified
OSAGE, Minn. — The driver ejected in a fatal rollover crash that was discovered by a passing motorist Tuesday morning, has been identified. According to the Becker County Sheriff's Office, Ethan Reed Walter Hjermstad, 24, of rural Osage crashed his vehicle on County Road 123, about...
January 13, 2016 - 4:01pm
December 2, 2015
Head-on crash injures one on icy road
An Osage woman was injured in head-on collision Tuesday afternoon on an icy Highway 34 in Becker County. Jennifer J. Buhr, 34, suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. The other driver, David J. Cox, 56, of Detroit Lakes suffered no apparent injuries....
December 2, 2015 - 11:17am
November 15, 2015
Rarely-seen Vermilion bird comes to visit Osage couple’s backyard
The crowds have been gathering at a rural Becker County farm recently for a rare site in these parts. A peculiar, brilliantly, bright red...
November 15, 2015 - 5:25am
Osage woman injured in three-vehicle crash
An Osage woman was injured when a vehicle spun into her lane on Highway 10 in a three-vehicle crash near Wadena Wednesday evening. Debra T. Wright, 61, of Osage was taken to Tri-County Hospital in Wadena with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. She was...
October 15, 2015 - 9:43am
August 17, 2015
Woman injured in crash on Highway 34 in Osage
A Menahga woman was injured after the pickup she was driving rear-ended a van on Highway 34 near Osage on Friday. Pamela Sabielny, 30, suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash, according to the State Patrol. She was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Park Rapids. Three...
August 17, 2015 - 10:22am
June 18, 2015
Woman hurt in motorcycle crash near Osage
A woman was injured Thursday morning after being thrown from the motorcycle she was driving when a deer ran into it on Highway 34 a few miles west of Osage. Keitha M. Sixberry, 58, of Side Lake, Minn., suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Essentia St. Mary’s...
June 18, 2015 - 9:49am
June 2, 2015
Osage boy struck by car in Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS - A 15-year-old pedestrian was hit by a Pontiac Sunfire Thursday, rolled off the car's hood and onto Huntsinger Avenue in Park Rapids in Hubbard County, reported the Minnesota State Patrol. Bailey A. Iwen of Osage was taken to St. Joseph's Area Health Services in Park...
June 2, 2015 - 6:59pm
May 7, 2015
Marijuana brings 30 days in jail, $1K fine
Rosalind Luella Knoll, 19, of 43621 218th St., Osage, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, her vehicle was pulled over June 1 for erratic driving in Detroit Lakes.
May 7, 2015 - 6:00am
October 22, 2014
Second man charged in racing crash, injury
A second driver has been charged in connection with an August race that left a college student critically injured. Lee Richard Branstrom, 24, Nevis, has incurred five charges in the crash that injured Mitchell Dirks and Bobbie Gully Aug.
October 22, 2014 - 12:26pm
September 17, 2014
Osage man charged in alcohol-related crash that critically injured passenger
An Osage man has been charged with six counts in connection with the Aug. 9 crash that critically injured a Park Rapids woman. Mitchell Lee...
September 17, 2014 - 8:58am
January 20, 2014
Armed robbery reported at Osage Liquor Store Saturday night
An armed robbery was reported at the Osage Liquor Store Saturday night, Jan. 18. Becker County Chief Deputy John Sieling said the call about the robbery came in at 7:37 p.m. Saturday evening.
January 20, 2014 - 1:36pm
December 31, 2013
Sled dog racer shares joy of riding
Although parents may not be able to give their children the sleigh rides with Santa they desire this holiday season, they might be able to give...
December 31, 2013 - 2:00pm