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Dayton seeks $11 billion for transportation
Dayton releases budget plan
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
New proposed route for Sandpiper pipeline would go farther south
Woman pleads guilty in Becker County homicide case
Nordic teams fourth at Bemidji pursuits
Jazz team pushing for state qualification
Girls Hockey: Laker girls split weekend road trip
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Laker Pride Week
Tuesday Matters: Everyday Passed Over
Monday Matters: Everyday Red Sea
Electronic proof of insurance is OK
A journey through public art
Friends & Neighbors
Moltzan recognized as hospital trustee
Gas prices up slightly in MN, down nationally
Massage by Heather opens downtown DL
Busch joins Thrivent Financial in DL office
Life without the expense of a car
Old Timers Run set for Feb. 7
‘American Idol’ picks singers from Bemidji, Fargo
Learn about ice sports at library
Area singers advance on ‘Idol’
'American Sniper' caps off a year of mediocre movies
When visitors decide to stay
Want term limits on Congress? Good luck...
Peterson: Let Minnesota control wolf population
Letter: Speak up against abortion
Sheer panic for a chocolate shortage
37 guns, 28 sets of antlers among items seized in DNR deer poaching case
Thin ice causing big problems on northern Minnesota lakes
New law for 2015: AIS trailer sticker will help prevent future spread
Black-backed woodpecker is dependent on dead coniferous trees
Mentored turkey hunt registration open now
Menahga baby is first this year
Growing deep winter greens
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
January 23, 2015
Morris physician faces license suspension after unauthorized prescriptions, fraudulent billing
MORRIS, Minn. -- A Morris physician, who serves a wide area of central and southwest Minnesota as an allergy and asthma specialist, has been reprimanded by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice for a variety of misconduct issues and has been given a conditional license to practice. If...
news / crime
January 23, 2015 - 6:00am
January 22, 2015
Pedestrian struck and killed in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- A 32-year-old pedestrian died when he was hit by a vehicle just before 8 p.m. Wednesday on a road east of Bemidji. The man, who has not yet been identified pending notification to relatives, was walking south along the 16000 block of Roosevelt Road SE when, according...
news / accidents
January 22, 2015 - 12:20pm
Semi backs into State Patrol squad car
A semi tractor-trailer rig driven by a Detroit Lakes man backed into a State Patrol squad car this morning in Otter Tail County. No one was hurt in the accident, according to the State Patrol. David Nohner, 48, of Onamia was the driver of the semi. The trooper was Brian T. Gibbs,...
news / accidents
January 22, 2015 - 10:39am
January 21, 2015
Searching for justice
Some people are born to serve — to take their particular talents and apply them to the good of the order — to help people they don’t even know. In part three of our series on people throughout Becker County who dedicate themselves to public service, we go inside the life...
January 21, 2015 - 3:00pm
Thumbs down to land office consolidation
About a month or two ago, Becker County Recorder Patty Swenson and Environmental Services Director Steve Skoog were asked to look into a new organizational structure for several departments within the county. With a couple positions open due to the election and retirements, it...
January 21, 2015 - 2:30pm
Mahube gears up to help file tax returns
Does the thought of filing your own state and federal tax returns, whether online or by mail, give you chills? Are you unsure of whether a 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ is the form you need? Then give the offices of Mahube-Otwa Community Action a call. The friendly, fully-certified...
January 21, 2015 - 1:00pm
Swap & Shop find: Class ring returned after 21 years
Jessica Cooper was reunited with her Menahga Class of 1995 ring last weekend after losing it 21 years ago. Her younger sister called her up last weekend and excitedly told her to check out the Sebeka/Wadena/Menahga Area Swap & Shop. “I couldn’t figure out what would...
January 21, 2015 - 12:30pm
Elected officials settle on salary
On Tuesday, the Becker County Board of Commissioners approved salaries for the four elected officials that officially took office earlier this month, even though several were already serving in those capacities before the elections. County Attorney Gretchen Thilmony, who has been...
January 21, 2015 - 10:30am
Duke misses Dog of the Year title but meets plenty of fans
Duke may not have won “Dog of the Year” at the World Dog Show in California, but it was a dog-gone good night. The canine mayor of Cormorant was hand-picked by show producers to compete in the show a couple of weeks ago, which drew in famous dogs and people from all over the...
January 21, 2015 - 10:00am
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January 21, 2015 - 9:30am
January 20, 2015
Eight M State students are named to National College Honors Choir
Eight members of the Minnesota State Community and Technical College Concert Choir have been chosen by audition for the American Choral Directors National College Honors Choir and will sing in February with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. A total of 3,300 students nationally tried...
January 20, 2015 - 2:16pm
January 19, 2015
Two men facing explosives possession following high-speed chase near Sabin
SABIN, Minn. - Two men were arrested early Sunday morning near Sabin for fleeing police and possession of explosives. At about 12:30 a.m., Glyndon Police attempted to stop a vehicle. The driver fled reaching speeds over 100 mph. According to Police Chief Mike Kline, the pursuit...
news / crime
January 19, 2015 - 12:07pm
Man arrested after driving car into lake
OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. – One man was arrested after driving into Otter Tail Lake, Minn., on Saturday night. According to police, around 9 p.m. Saturday a man drove into open water on Otter Tail Lake, about 20 miles north and east of Fergus Falls, Minn. The man and a passenger...
news / accidents
January 19, 2015 - 8:34am
January 18, 2015
Not all public officials get the same pay
After sitting through various board meetings, one can only wonder how the pay scales vary when it comes to serving on an elected board. How is the pay determined? Why does one board make more than the next? Is it based on size on population of representation? Does the salary play...
January 18, 2015 - 11:00am
Sgt. Richard is the new chief deputy
When Sheriff Todd Glander was elected into office, he knew exactly who he wanted his right-hand man to be. “I have seen how he works with the public and his partners; he is honest, fair and respected as a peace officer,” said Glander of his new chief deputy, Shane Richard. “Shane...
news / Detroit Lakes
January 18, 2015 - 10:30am