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SKOL! Purple pride alive and well in DL for Vikings playoff run
Aggravated sentence sought for allegedly meth dealer
Man faces felony charge for 3.5 pounds marijuana
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Flu hitting nursing facilities; Record number of outbreaks reported
Jacket defense shuts down Frazee girls
Hot start gives Patriots win over LP-A girls
Alexandria sweeps season series from DL girls
DL boys move to one game out of first in the Mid-State
Bemidji grapplers takes rematch with Frazee
'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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Cold-weather snafus cause 3.2-cent gas price hike
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
A winter...triathlon?: DL community center to host indoor competition Jan. 20
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Donna (Conlon) Hunter
Lucille E. Beaupre
Bruce A. Barrett
Michael L. Jackson
Keep America's family immigration system
Taking stock as we begin a new year
Marijuana: Feds intrude onto states' rights
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
Letter: New LEGO league challenges kids to think like scientists
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing has come a long, long way
Don't make waves--slow down on the ice
Blane Klemek column: To attract different birds, try new things
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
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
October 26, 2017
Osage man lands in DWI Court after his seventh conviction
John Craig McCormick, 44, of Osage has been sentenced in Becker County District County for felony DWI. According to court records, at 1:24 a.m. on April 30, a deputy went to a residence on County Road 58 near Ponsford on the report of a man in the yard who had just crashed his motorcycle...
October 26, 2017 - 10:30am
September 22, 2017
Man gets prison for fleeing police officers
A Princeton, Minn., man has been sentenced to prison for speeding away from police officers who tried to arrest him on an outstanding warrant. Nathan Walter Buranen, 26, was sentenced in Becker County District Court Sept. 11 for felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle....
September 22, 2017 - 11:04am
September 6, 2017
Several area students enrolled at Ridgewater for fall semester
Ridgewater College, with campuses in Willmar and Hutchinson, Minn., recently announced that the following area students have been admitted to the college for fall semester 2017. Betty Schouviller, Callaway; Laurie Erdall, Katie Lawrence and Christine Scoles, all of Detroit Lakes;...
September 6, 2017 - 2:16pm
June 1, 2017
Osage man faces felony DWI charges
John Craig McCormick, 44, of rural Osage has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony DWI counts. According to court records, at 1:24 a.m. on April 30, a deputy went to a residence on County Road 58 near Ponsford on the report of a man in the yard who had just...
June 1, 2017 - 9:00am
May 31, 2017
Area students named to M State president's list
Minnesota State Community and Technical College has named 670 students to its president's list for the 2017 spring semester. Area students named to the president's list are the following (listed alphabetically by hometown):
May 31, 2017 - 12:56pm
Osage Sportsman's Club Gun and Knife Show
Set your calendar for Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11 for the Osage Sportsman's Club Gun & Knife Show. The show will be at the Hubbard County Fairgrounds in Park Rapids from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Entry Fee is $5. Children and families...
May 31, 2017 - 9:00am
March 13, 2017
Osage teen sentenced for role in multiple burglaries
Joshua Lee Baker, 17, of 52838 180th St., Osage has been sentenced in Becker County Juvenile Court for felony first-degree possession of a dangerous weapon. A felony charge of second-degree burglary was dropped in a plea agreement According to court records, on May 19 he and two other...
March 13, 2017 - 10:00am
January 21, 2017
Coborn on Ridgewater dean's list
Ridgewater College is proud to announce Cole Coborn of Osage has been named to the fall semester 2016 dean's list. To be named to the dean's list, a student must complete a minimum of 12 credits and earn a minimum of 3.50 grade point average. Ridgewater College is a community and...
January 21, 2017 - 6:00am
January 6, 2017
Teen sentenced for role in placing fake bomb in Peoples Park
An Osage teen has been sentenced in Becker County Juvenile Court for his role in making a fake bomb and taping it to a utility pole in Peoples Park in 2015. The four young men charged in the incident said they did it to prank their friends, but the fake device caused a bomb squad...
January 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
November 20, 2016
Growing pains; Influx of youngsters sparks Osage gun range expansion, legal woes
Like many Minnesota shooting ranges, membership in the small Osage Sportsman's Club was aging and numbers were stagnant, until it received a...
November 20, 2016 - 6:52am
November 16, 2016
Despite opposition, Osage Sportsman's Club gets permit
The Osage Sportman's Club dodged a bullet Tuesday as Becker County Commissioners approved an after-the-fact conditional use permit for tree removal within the Shoreland District. The County Board voted 4-1 (with Commissioner Ben Grimsley dissenting) to concur with the unanimous decision...
November 16, 2016 - 9:06am
August 31, 2016
Snellman Days set this weekend
A hot dog eating contest, mayoral "election"—where prospective candidates can literally buy votes for $1 each—as well as strolling...
August 31, 2016 - 10:17am
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