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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
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
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
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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
Lottie Ann Thomas
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 30, 2016
Local athletic trainers on the front lines of player wellness
The surrounding five schools are serviced by three professional athletic trainers in Tom Truedson at Detroit Lakes, Kate Ihle in Frazee and Mahnomen...
March 30, 2016 - 9:23am
March 20, 2016
Man sentenced for store break-in
Justin Ryan Finch, 22, of 39730 400th Ave., Waubun, was sentenced to 17 months in state prison at St. Cloud for his role in the June 24, 2015, break-in at the Elbow Lake Store. According to court records, he and another man broke a window near the main door to gain access and then...
March 20, 2016 - 5:00am
March 6, 2016
Cougars defeat Waubun girls for date with Henning in 6A final
Ada-Borup started fast in terms of success and tempo Saturday night at Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse. The No. 3-ranked Cougars built a double-digit...
March 6, 2016 - 11:06am
March 2, 2016
Lundon named NSAA all-conference in senior season
Senior Jenna Lundon of Waubun completed her basketball career at Mayville State University scoring 14 points in an 85-73 loss to the No. 9 Jamestown...
March 2, 2016 - 9:26am
February 14, 2016
Waubun woman gets probation, jail time after drug conviction
A Waubun woman has been sentenced on fifth-degree drug charges after an incident on Oct. 25. Valerie Jo Bellanger-Sargent, 32, was sentenced to 17 months in jail, stayed for 10 years. She will instead spend 180 days in local jail, receiving credit for 109 days already served. She...
February 14, 2016 - 5:05am
February 4, 2016
Local athletes sign letters of intent
Three Laker seniors, Austin Fritz, James Huwe and Jake Richter, signed letters of intent to play college football Wednesday. Waubun's Darius...
February 4, 2016 - 12:47pm
January 20, 2016
Bergh’s 39 leads LP-A to win over Waubun
Junior center Jesse Bergh tied the Lake Park-Audubon single-game scoring record with 39 points to lead the streaking Raiders to a 78-52 Pine...
January 20, 2016 - 4:28pm
January 2, 2016
Man sentenced for DWI-test refusal
A Waubun man was sentenced for felony DWI/refusal to take a chemical test. Darin Dewayne Stone, 35, was sentenced to 60 months in prison, stayed for seven years. He was instead sentenced to 284 days, with credit for all 284 days already spent. According to court reports from Becker...
January 2, 2016 - 5:00am
December 22, 2015
Basketball: Waubun sweeps home double dip with LP-A
Waubun swept a home boys and girls basketball doubleheader from Lake Park-Audubon Monday night in Pine to Prairie South play. The Bomber girls won big 79-18, while the boys team completed the sweep with a 64-56 victory. Waubun used a big first half as the Bomber girls led 53-9. Senior...
December 22, 2015 - 11:23am
December 10, 2015
Questioned for stealing baby items, arrested for drugs
A Waubun woman who police say stole baby formula and baby bottles from Walmart made her first court appearance in Becker County District Court on drug charges. Melissa Rose Jackson, 31, was charged with felony fifth-degree drugs, which holds a maximum of five years in prison and a...
December 10, 2015 - 5:35am
December 8, 2015
Three Bombers named to All-State 9-man football team
Waubun senior tight end Darius Woods-Steichen and junior quarterback Peyton Syverson were named to the Minnesota 9-man all-state football team with senior Justin Bellefeuille garnering honorable mention. Woods-Steichen made a valiant return late in the season after suffering an injury...
December 8, 2015 - 2:05pm
December 6, 2015
Waubun collecting toys, candy for Holiday Feast on Dec. 16
Small town holiday celebrations have a distinct flavor that is unique to each community. In Waubun, the annual Toy Drive and Holiday Feast hosted...
December 6, 2015 - 5:35am
December 4, 2015
Waubun girls complete sweep of Mahnomen
The Waubun girls defeated Mahnomen 60-21 at home Thursday to complete a sweep of the Indians by both Bomber basketball teams. The Bombers expanded on a 10-point lead at halftime (22-12), outscoring Mahnomen 38-9 in a big second half to improve to 2-0 on the season. Mahnomen falls...
December 4, 2015 - 11:54am
Basketball: Waubun boys win rivalry game over Mahnomen
The Waubun Bombers won their home opener against highway 59 rivals Mahnomen 83-50 Thursday night at home. Dayton Makey and Giacomo Zennaro led the Bombers with 20 and 16 points, respectively. Waubun was in control early taking a 45-26 lead into halftime. Darius Woods-Steichen and...
December 4, 2015 - 11:42am
Lakers win opening wrestling match
Laker sophomore Jacob Hanson sealed the victory over Mahnomen/Waubun with a come-from-behind pin in his 220-pound match to give Detroit Lakes...
December 4, 2015 - 11:04am