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Frazee FFA team to compete at State
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Roosevelt readies for Read-A-Thon to raise money
Multiple awards add up to one stellar season for 6th grade Math Masters
Activities commitment celebration Monday, March 26
Top-seeded Crusaders blow out Mahnomen-Waubun in Class A quarters
Brooklyn Center hands Breckenridge first-round loss
Prep boys basketball: Triple the heartbreak for Esko
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
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
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Music, dancing and more coming to lakes area this month
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
Lyle Byron Oja
Elverna Elizabeth (Lembke) Nelson
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
June 26, 2013
County likely will switch to Armer
Becker County appears to be heading towards adopting the Armer radio system for law enforcement and emergency workers, an abrupt turn away from the VHF digital radio system it had planned to pursue. The Armer system would cost as much as $2.1 million total (including radios for...
June 26, 2013 - 11:08am
November 28, 2012
Niijii Radio is back on the airwaves
More people on the White Earth Indian Reservation and beyond are now waking up to a Cup of Joe -- that is the name of the morning show, which...
November 28, 2012 - 12:11pm
October 22, 2010
Hennen show back on Flag
Scott Hennen is returning to The Flag. About five weeks after he parted ways with the Fargo radio station he helped get off the ground, the...
October 22, 2010 - 8:35am
May 20, 2010
New contemporary Christian format introduced by Lakes Radio
Otter Tail County listeners will have the option a family-friendly radio format. "Family 1020," KJJK AM. is now being broadcast out of Fergus Fall. Michael W. Smith, Steven Curtis Chapman, Casting Crowns, Third Day, Chris Tomlin, and other Christian. A family-friendly morning show...
May 20, 2010 - 2:03pm
March 2, 2010
KDLM radio owner to also run KRCQ in Detroit Lakes
Leighton Broadcasting has entered an agreement to help run another radio station in Detroit Lakes, according to the St. Cloud Times newspaper. The St. Cloud-based broadcasting company filed with the Federal Communications Commission a local marketing agreement with Lake Lida LLC,...
March 2, 2010 - 7:18pm
Joel Heitkamp to take Ed Schultz's slot on KFGO; station will search nationwide for afternoon talk show host
FARGO - KFGO-AM radio in Fargo announced this morning that longtime radio talk show personality Ed Schultz would no longer be part of their local lineup. Joel Heitkamp, who had hosted a KFGO talk show host from 2-5 p.m. daily, will take over Schultz's former "News and Views" from...
April 2, 2009 - 9:54am
March 18, 2009
Prairie Public antenna installation nearing end
FARGO - All that's left to do on the installation project - which has caused 16 daytime outages for Prairie Public's local TV and radio signals since January - is an inspection by the manufacturer of the $200,000 antenna, said Jack Anderson, director of engineering for Prairie Public. The...
March 18, 2009 - 9:27am
March 2, 2009
Radio pioneer Paul Harvey leaves his mark on WDAY-TV anchor
FARGO - Before WDAY-TV news anchor Marv Bossart's longtime career, he was just a 25-year-old graduate student pursuing journalism - with a spot...
March 2, 2009 - 8:37am
February 12, 2009
Fargo radio station Y94 bans music by Chris Brown
FARGO - Starting Thursday, the local top-40 radio station Y94 - WDAY-FM 93.7 - will no longer play songs by Chris Brown, the R&B singer who was arrested Sunday and charged with making criminal threats. The station sent out a news release Wednesday afternoon saying that air play...
February 12, 2009 - 6:00am
January 17, 2009
Detroit Lakes resident Ed Schultz takes 'Live and Local' radio show to nation's capital, hints at possible television deal
Beginning next week, Ed Schultz and his local "News and Views" show will come at listeners from a new vantage point - the nation's capital. Schultz...
January 17, 2009 - 12:00am
Prairie Public Radio news team honored with ND?award
Prairie Public Broadcasting's radio staff has been honored with four first- and three second-place 2007 North Dakota Associated Press Broadcasters Association awards. The non-profit network's news department received first-place awards for "Higher Ed" in the Political Reporting...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
White Earth plans to launch radio station
Organizers on White Earth hope to have the first Native American radio station on the air in Minnesota. In June, the Federal Communications Commission announced that Niijii Broadcast Corporation was a tentative selectee in a competitive process to secure a license to operate a...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
April 22, 2008
Deputies arrest Fosston man found in radio station in underwear
A Fosston, Minn., man was arrested Sunday when sheriff's deputies responded to a burglary call at the Q107 radio station building on U.S. Highway 2 near Fosston about 6:50 a.m., according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. Jim Offerdahl, the station's director of technical...
April 22, 2008 - 12:00am
February 12, 2008
New board will make sure emergency responders are on the same frequency
Public officials took a major step toward improving communications among emergency responders in northwestern Minnesota Wednesday. Fifteen counties (including Becker County) the city of Moorhead and tribal governments have formed the Northwest Regional Radio Board and the board...
February 12, 2008 - 12:00am
February 9, 2008
Other Opinions: GOP goon squad can't rattle McCain
It's been a kind of perverse pleasure to watch Sen. John McCain overcome the vitriol of talk radio's conservative goon squad. Despite vicious daily broadsides from Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter, Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham (and their sycophants on regional and local talk radio),...
February 9, 2008 - 12:00am