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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Thomas Wayne Block
Sheena Marie Butcher
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
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
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Severe Weather Announcements (6)
February 6, 2013
PR man who couldn't stay sober gets 110 month sentence
A Park Rapids man who couldn't refrain from alcohol and killed his friend in a drunken brawl in 2010 is back behind bars for a long time. Judge...
February 6, 2013 - 9:14am
December 31, 2012
Beware of new phone scams
Every time the public thinks they can smell a scam, the scammers get more creative. But chalk another one up for the little guy. Marion Feil was recently besieged by calls from "Publishers Clearing House." The Park Rapids woman figured since she was on the "do not call" list, it...
December 31, 2012 - 8:38am
October 1, 2012
New North Country trail emerging near Nevis
A Hubbard County loop for the North Country National Scenic Trail is in the gestational stages thanks to an energetic bunch of volunteers. The...
October 1, 2012 - 8:39am
September 25, 2012
Americorps volunteer airlifted after van falls on him
An Americorps volunteer was airlifted to an unknown hospital Monday night after being pinned underneath a van. A 24-year-old man was airlifted...
September 25, 2012 - 9:15am
September 10, 2012
Park Rapids man receives sentence for 2011 vehicular death
Tears flowed in the courtroom Monday as a Park Rapids man received consecutive jail terms in the vehicular death of a Backus woman last summer. Dean...
September 10, 2012 - 9:02am
August 16, 2012
Man gets 180 days in sexual assaults of teenager; told to 'make things right'
A sobbing sex offender was immediately taken into custody Monday after apologizing to his teen victim and his own family. Kevin Christopher...
August 16, 2012 - 9:48am
June 25, 2012
Scammer scared off by threat to call his mother
Nancy Leeseberg would have sworn the voice on the other end of the phone was her grandson. Sworn on the life of another grandchild. On the...
June 25, 2012 - 8:47am
May 21, 2012
Buffer strip needed? In Hubbard County, a debate about cutting older timber
The political nature of Hubbard County's forestry policy came to light Wednesday during discussion of a tract proposed for sale at the June timber...
May 21, 2012 - 8:54am
May 18, 2012
Posse, helicopter called in to search for man missing in Badoura swamp bog
A helicopter with a heat-seeking device was called in to Hubbard County Friday night to search for a Backus man lost in a bog. According to the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office: On May 11 at 11 p.m. the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call from a woman reporting that her...
May 18, 2012 - 9:33am
May 10, 2012
'Taxi!' now being heard in Park Rapids
In this uncertain business environment, one could rightfully claim he or she had struck gold if they had to chuck their master plan out the window,...
May 10, 2012 - 9:17am
'Storage Wars' -- Hundreds gather west of Park Rapids in hopes of finding treasure
Hubbard County got its own taste of the hit A&E show "Storage Wars" Saturday. Hundreds of people swamped DLI Storage west of Park Rapids to participate in an auction of delinquent storage units. The auction, slated for 10 a.m., had to delay because so many bargain hunters were trying...
May 10, 2012 - 9:08am
April 15, 2012
Sticker shock greeted Park Rapids School District taxpayers living in Becker County
Some Becker County residents in Park Rapids School District 309 got sticker shock when they opened their property tax statements this spring. "When...
April 15, 2012 - 1:20am
April 9, 2012
Plan is emerging for La Salle Lake rec area
With the help of a handful of Hubbard County citizens, the vision for Minnesota's newest state park is slowly coming into focus. La Salle Lake...
April 9, 2012 - 8:39am
April 7, 2012
Bathroom meetings? Public defenders in Hubbard County say there is no decent place to meet with clients
Steve Peloquin sometimes meets clients by the urinal in the men's bathroom of the Hubbard County Courthouse, unless their gender presents obstacles...
April 7, 2012 - 4:03pm
April 6, 2012
13-year-old Detroit Lakes girl among injured in head-on crash near Park Rapids
Five people were injured in a head-on collision Thursday night south of Park Rapids on U.S. Highway 71. The injuries are believed to be serious,...
April 6, 2012 - 8:43am