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Lakes Shipping LLC replaces Goin' Postal
Vehicle theft leads to charges
Parents file complaint against Minn. school over son's suicide
DL man gets 33 months for burglary
Woman sentenced for meth sale
Jacks sweep Laker baseball
Lacasa, Hanninen vying for state doubles berth
Blomseth, Herzog up for Mr., Ms. Minnesota Golf awards
Lakers, Herzog dominate only home meet of the season
Kirchner blanks Flyers in 8AAA opener
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
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
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
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
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Betty Jean Wilson
Darla Kay Soholt
Donald L. Askelson
Douglas D. Jacobson
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
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
December 15, 2011
Rothsay man rescued after falling through ice on Crystal Lake
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. - A 40-year-old Rothsay man is recovering after he fell through the ice on Crystal Lake near here Wednesday night. The man fell around 7 p.m.
December 15, 2011 - 9:25am
November 9, 2011
School levies: Perham-Dent voters reject, Pelican Rapids voters pass referendums
November 9, 2011 - 8:26am
September 21, 2011
Marijuana crop found at Maplewood State Park
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn.
September 21, 2011 - 11:28am
July 28, 2011
18-year-old man dies in crash near Lake Lida
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. - An 18-year-old man is dead after the car he was driving crashed head-on into a semitrailer this morning in Otter Tail County, Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow said. The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of family, he said. The accident...
July 28, 2011 - 12:22pm
July 5, 2011
Pelican Lake celebrates Fourth of July with boat parade
PELICAN LAKE - Erupting volcanoes, pirates putting on sunscreen and a traditional military march were some of the scenes at this year's Pelican Lake boat parade. Eight-year-old Kelsey Sparrow was one of the participants, wearing a blue grass skirt to match her family's Hawaiian vacation...
July 5, 2011 - 8:30am
June 1, 2011
Lakeside Haunts: Zorbaz a popular hangout in Minnesota lakes country
PELICAN LAKE, Minn. - The Zorbaz on Little Pine Lake was a memorable part of the lakes experience for Jerilyn Sheryak as she grew up near Perham. When...
June 1, 2011 - 8:28am
December 24, 2008
Pelican Rapids marks close win over Frazee girls' b-ball
The Frazee girls' basketball team traveled to Pelican Rapids Friday night to take on the young Lady Vikings in an HOL Conference tilt, as the host squad pulled out a close 47-44 victory. Pelican Rapids survived a late run by the Lady Hornets to claim their first victory of the...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Voters reject school taxes -- supporters worried in Pelican Rapids, Perham-Dent
Voters in northwest Minnesota balked at raising their own taxes to fulfill pleas for operational or building funds by area school districts. Pelican Rapids and Perham-Dent residents rejected operational levy referendums Tuesday despite spirited campaigns by levy supporters and the...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
LP-A, Pelican voters reject funding proposals
Voters in two west central Minnesota school districts rejected new funding proposals Tuesday, and voters across the region selected representatives to their respective boards. In Lake Park-Audubon, residents rejected a school building bond for the fifth time in roughly three years....
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Pelican Rapids' 11th annual Oktoberfest celebration starts this Thursday
Plans are underway in Pelican Rapids for the 11th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration, Oct. 9-12. This year again promises to be filled with fun and exciting events. There will be dances, food, music, walks, runs, bingo, an auction, wine tasting and silent auction, sausage contest and...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
August 10, 2008
To build case against kennel owner, accuser used secret tactics
Armed with a cell phone and recorder, and secretly wired to tape his boss's instructions, Jason Smith was prepared to capture evidence against the Minnesota woman he was investigating for animal abuse. What he claims he found - specific incidents of abuse, neglect and inappropriate...
August 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
Pelican Rapids hosts art festival
Drop by Sherin and Peterson Parks in Pelican Rapids on Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and browse arts, crafts, and food from over 200 vendors. This is the 20th year for Pelican Rapids' Art in the Park, and it's one of the largest in the area.
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
Authorities charge Moorhead bus driver in April crash that killed a Pelican Rapids student
Charges have been filed against the driver involved in an April fatal school bus crash near Albertville, Minn. Assistant Wright County Attorney Brian Lutes said he charged Loren Ernst of Moorhead with two counts of criminal vehicular operation and one count of criminal vehicular...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
Pelican Rapids school bus accident investigation nears finish
Residents of Pelican Rapids say emotions are still frayed and hearts remain heavy as they wait to learn why a school bus returning from a trip to Chicago in April left the road and crashed, killing one student and injuring others. "It's still very raw. There are certainly questions,...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
Comfort blankets go to Pelican Rapids accident victims
Blankets from Project Linus that were recently donated by Fargo and West Fargo students, were distributed to Pelican Rapids High School students following the tragic bus accident that killed 16-year-old Jessica Weishair and injured several band students on April 5. Blankets were...
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am