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MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
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Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'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
Diana Lynn Aker
Helen C. Erickson
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
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
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
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
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. The officer smelled...
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. 9. The complaint states Branstrom and...
October 22, 2014 - 12:26pm