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Holiday blood drive scheduled Saturday in DL
'This was a difficult day,' immigration judge says as he rules to deport Minnesota man
Flu vaccine could be less effective this year
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Blowback over proposed wind turbine near Pelican Lake
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Laker wrestlers impressive in win over Bemidji
Laker basketball teams split at TRF
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
Thomas Anthony "Tom" Kubat
John Reed King
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Guest Editorial: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
April 29, 2016
New U.S. military casualties occurring
Melissa Gillett recalls the sickly sweet, nearly vomit-inducing smell during her runs around Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, where she served...
April 29, 2016 - 5:15am
April 6, 2016
Purple Heart club named for DL vet
When Robert Ellsworth passed away on Oct. 15, 2014, his obituary referred to him as “the founding father of the Lloyd Beck Chapter 745 Military...
April 6, 2016 - 10:30am
March 31, 2016
Free business course for state veterans
For the first time ever, Minnesota’s veterans will have access to a free entrepreneurship training course called Boots to Business Reboot. Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration with help from several local and national partners, Reboot is a two-step training program that...
March 31, 2016 - 5:25am
January 27, 2016
DL students aim high for local war vets
Rossman fifth graders got a taste of how, even as children, they are capable of making somebody else’s dreams come true. The students held...
January 27, 2016 - 11:01am
December 18, 2015
Dayton takes action to help state vets
Gov. Mark Dayton has taken executive action to recognize training mental health counselors for military veterans, through the American Red Cross, as an appropriate use of leave time for state employees. Under current law, State of Minnesota employees are allowed to take up to 15 days...
December 18, 2015 - 5:35am
November 11, 2015
Dilworth farmer helped rescue artifacts, paintings hidden by the Nazis
John Fiandaca of Dilworth saw the film “The Monuments Men,” but he didn’t need to. Seventy years ago, he lived that. Fiandaca spent...
November 11, 2015 - 11:29am
Becker County Veterans organizations going strong
Today we salute the heroes who walk among us - the ones who have put on the uniform, strapped on their boots and served our country as members...
November 11, 2015 - 8:37am
MN owes vets money, not just thanks
In October, after it was announced that Minnesota is holding a record $711 million in lost and unclaimed funds, we launched an effort to find and notify residents of our legislative district of their unclaimed money. We thought it would be hard to find people. It wasn’t. Most...
November 11, 2015 - 5:20am
November 7, 2015
Saluting our local veterans
In June of 1967, 150 young men and women were inducted into the Marines during a Minnesota Twins game, many of whom went on to serve their country during the Vietnam War. Christy Sauro, Jr., author of “Twins Platoon,” will share his experience as a member of the Twins Platoon,...
November 7, 2015 - 5:50am
October 21, 2015
A flight to remember
Frazee native and 95-year-old WWII Veteran Arnold Golkowski took the trip of a lifetime this past weekend. "It was my first plane ride," he...
October 21, 2015 - 12:03pm
October 4, 2015
Graduating pups: Patriot Dog program doubles
When most people think of service dogs, they think of canines that are trained to help a blind or deaf person navigate the world around them,...
October 4, 2015 - 5:45am
September 11, 2015
Marine’s memorial good for local vets
Late one night 10 years ago something happened to Howard Maninga of Ponsford that helped the marine and Vietnam War veteran cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Maninga, like so many combat veterans, experienced horrific things in war. At 19 years old, Maninga fought in Vietnam...
September 11, 2015 - 5:35am
September 4, 2015
Sen. Franken launches project to record MN veterans’ memories
On Military Appreciation Day at the Minnesota State Fair, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced a new initiative to recruit Minnesota war veterans to take part in the national “Veterans History Project” to collect and preserve their personal accounts so that future generations...
September 4, 2015 - 5:25am
September 2, 2015
County ready for new DWI, Vet's courts
Specialty courts are showing success in Becker County, and leaders are looking to broaden the scope, helping other re-offenders get the treatment they need. With the success of the Clay-Becker Drug Court, Becker County is moving forward on a partnership with White Earth to facilitate...
September 2, 2015 - 11:46am
June 9, 2015
Navy vet swims Mississippi River to raise awareness of Gold Star families
A swim from Itasca State Park to the Gulf of Mexico for one man began Saturday morning in the shallow waters of Mississippi River headwaters. Chris...
June 9, 2015 - 3:45pm