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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
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
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
friends & neighbors
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
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 29, 2018
Fugitive from justice charge filed
Donna Margaret Peake, 31, of rural Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fugitive from justice. According to court records, on Dec. 19, 2017, a felony warrant was issued in Cass County, North Dakota, for Peake's arrest for terrorizing and misdemeanor...
March 29, 2018 - 11:46am
February 13, 2018
Bail set at $500,000: Man faces vehicular homicide charges in Ponsford hit-and-run death
A Ponsford man has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian near Pine Point Feb. 8. Bruce Allen Basswood, 47, of Ponsford is accused of hitting and killing Joshua Charles Jones, 21,...
February 13, 2018 - 9:56am
February 10, 2018
UPDATE: Suspects named in pedestrian death near Pine Point
A Ponsford man had died following a hit and run on Pow Wow Highway, about a half mile east of Pine Point. The crash happened Thursday, Feb. 8...
February 10, 2018 - 3:09pm
July 31, 2017
Felony domestic assault charge filed
Wesley Robert Warren, 19, of rural Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of domestic assault and a gross misdemeanor charge of interfering with a 911 call.
July 31, 2017 - 1:03pm
July 20, 2017
Hit and run leaves DL bicyclist with life-threatening injuries
A car-bicycle hit and run near Pine Point in Becker County sent a Detroit Lakes man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Tuesday evening . The bicyclist, Jarod L. Moran, 44, was transported to Essentia Hospital in Fargo, according to the Becker County Sheriff's Office. The...
July 20, 2017 - 9:43am
October 12, 2016
Haunted hang-outs: Area communities to host a variety of Halloween-themed events this month
Come next weekend, locals in the Osage area might possibly be heard to sing, "If you go out in the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise" — and it's definitely not going to be a bunch of teddy bears having a picnic. The wooded trails of the Smokey Hills Wilderness Retreat...
October 12, 2016 - 9:08am
September 25, 2016
County disaster drill helps prepare emergency workers for the real thing
Here's the scenario: A tornado hits the old Pine Point School during the weekly Bingo game. Two cars are left smashed close to the front door,...
September 25, 2016 - 5:00am
August 17, 2016
Powwow brings Pine Point community together
Melvin Goodman is pleased to see important Native American traditions return with the younger generation to the Pine Point Pow Wow. The annual...
August 17, 2016 - 11:39am
July 28, 2016
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Pine Point’s Mike Swan silenced Armory Square in Park Rapids with the first few beats of his hand drum. As his voice fills the giant hall with...
July 28, 2016 - 5:35am
July 1, 2016
Music with a message, Pine Point Music Fest set for Saturday
Looking for a place where you can kick back, relax and enjoy live music from some of the area’s best musicians in a quiet, family friendly...
July 1, 2016 - 1:45pm
October 15, 2015
Pine Point’s Haunted School opens Saturday
Get ready to be good and spooked when the Haunted School creaks open its doors in Pine Point this Saturday, Oct. 17, and again on Oct.
October 15, 2015 - 5:00am
August 4, 2015
Pine Point Powwow kicks off this Saturday
The drums will beat, the dancers will dance and the small Pine Point village will swell to a hustling, bustling Native celebration center this...
August 4, 2015 - 3:11pm
May 17, 2015
Pine Point students hold fun-run to raise money for stray animals
Students at Pine Point School have hit the ground running with a pay-it-forward effort. The 62 kindergarten through eighth-graders received...
May 17, 2015 - 5:20am
August 7, 2013
Powwow in Pine Point: Annual community event set this weekend
Bring the family to experience the annual Pine Point Pow Wow. The 2013 event will be held this Friday through Sunday, Aug. 9-11, and will...
August 7, 2013 - 7:02am
October 19, 2011
Pine Point School has plenty of Native American spirituality
The old Pine Point School has been used as a gathering place for the area for many years and that includes a stop for those who have passed on towards their final resting place. The Circle area at the Pine Point School has plenty of sacred meanings to natives of the area, and that...
October 19, 2011 - 3:50pm