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Erb leads Lakers to fourth win of the season
XC: Laker boys third, girls fifth at Hermes Invite
Lakers down Prowlers in five-set thriller
DL Youth Hockey fundraiser banquet Oct. 14
Middle schoolers revive Chess Club
Mn State colleges, universities waive application fees in October
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
October is National Apple Month!
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Marion E. Olson
Duane L. Erickson
DeAnn K. Helliksen
Jerome F. "Jody" Muench
William V. "Bill" Vipond
'Ban the Box' helps ex-offenders succeed
Klobuchar concerned about ongoing Legionnaires' Disease in Minnesota
How to survive a crash with a power pole
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Small lakes have 'turned,' big lakes still cooling down
Looking for a place to hunt? DNR to sell 40 northern Minnesota land parcels
Bring on the cold: Snow buntings sing, feed and fly in the worst conditions
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
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
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. The suspect, who was brandishing a dark, semi-automatic gun, was wearing dark...
January 20, 2014 - 1:36pm