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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
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Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
March 16, 2018
Osage man charged with assault
Aaron Robert Chase, 34, of rural Osage, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. A felony first-degree burglary charge was dropped, along with a misdemeanor assault charge.
March 16, 2018 - 3:01pm
February 2, 2018
Men from Callaway, Ogema charged in burglary
Two area men have been charged with burglary for allegedly stealing items from a pole barn. Anthony Dean Devall, 29, of Callaway and Derrick Thomas Yoder, 27, of rural Ogema have both been charged in Becker County District Court with felony burglary.
February 2, 2018 - 3:00pm
January 27, 2018
Osage man ordered to pay $33,000 in tax restitution
A former Becker County business owner accused of state tax crimes must pay over $33,000 in restitution to Minnesota. Michael Monroe Wells, 56, of rural Osage was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony count of tax crime—sales after permit revoked, and a gross...
January 27, 2018 - 10:00am
January 26, 2018
Tax charges dropped against Osage woman
Two felony tax charges—filing a false or fraudulent return, and failure to pay or collect—have been dropped against Marie Colleen Wells, 57, of rural Osage in Becker County District Court. The charges were filed after a criminal investigator with the Minnesota Department...
January 26, 2018 - 10:00am
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