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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
Jaguars end Mahnomen-Waubun's season in consolation semis
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
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
Elverna Elizabeth (Lembke) Nelson
Catherine S. Doll
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
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
Severe Weather Announcements (6)
March 21, 2018
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
Congratulations to the Mahnomen-Waubun Thunderbirds on their Section 6A championship win. Good luck at State! Click here to view. (sponsored)
March 21, 2018 - 9:30am
March 20, 2018
Thunderbirds co-op fulfills lifelong dreams of players and coaches
On the first day of practice this season, the first as a co-op, Mahnomen-Waubun boys basketball coach John Clark Jr. told his team they were...
March 20, 2018 - 2:51pm
March 2, 2018
Waubun man accused of selling heroin
Dylan Francis Warren, 29, of Waubun has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, officers with the Paul Bunyan Task Force and the West Central Minnesota Drug and Violent Crime Task Force conducted...
March 2, 2018 - 2:00pm
February 25, 2018
Will funding faucet open?: DL, Waubun on list for big water infrastructure grants
Detroit Lakes has made the list for a $2.5 million state grant to help pay for new sewer and water mains and repavement on West Avenue and part of Willow Street next year. A new $155,000 lift station is also on the list. The grant funds are included in the 2018 water infrastructure...
February 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
February 18, 2018
Waubun man gets five years for loaded handgun
Stephen Clifford Stone, 26, of rural Waubun has been sentenced in Becker County District Court to five years in prison for felon in possession of a firearm, a felony. Fourth- and fifth-degree felony drug charges were dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, at 10:14...
February 18, 2018 - 9:00am
February 15, 2018
Waubun man gets 43 months for burglary
Justin Ryan Finch, 23, of rural Waubun has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony second-degree burglary. According to court records, on March 12 White Earth tribal police responded to a burglary report at a residence on Highway 113 in Becker County. The homeowner...
February 15, 2018 - 5:00pm
February 3, 2018
Man faces two felony domestic assault charges
John Lawrence Bigbear, 38, of Waubun has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of domestic assault.
February 3, 2018 - 11:00am
November 29, 2017
Houseguest sentenced for stealing guns
Kelly James Walters, 29, of Waubun has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony theft. According to court records, between June 8-14, 2016, while he and his wife were staying temporarily with another couple, he stole four guns from a gun safe, as well as a chainsaw...
November 29, 2017 - 12:30pm
October 19, 2017
Mahnomen-Waubun Thunderbirds logo revealed
In September, the Mahnomen-Waubun co-op decided on a nickname and team colors. Now, the Thunderbirds have a logo. The new logo is attached, but...
October 19, 2017 - 4:29pm
September 22, 2017
Jury trial canceled in horse starvation case, plea hearing set
A rural Waubun man, charged with three felonies in Becker County District Court for allegedly causing the death of three horses under his care...
September 22, 2017 - 11:00am
September 13, 2017
Area students graduate at NTC
Two local residents were among those participating in May 2017 graduation ceremonies at Bemidji State University in Bemidji. Emily Weigel, Ogema, earned her diploma in practical nursing, while Kayla Bain, Waubun, earned her Associate of Arts degree in nursing. In all, NTC's graduating...
September 13, 2017 - 12:41pm
July 17, 2017
Waubun teen charged with burglary
Scott Edward Warren Jr., 16, of Waubun has been charged in Becker County Juvenile Court with felony third-degree burglary. According to court and police records, at 1:56 a.m. on June 26 law enforcement officers responded to a motion alarm at Detroit Lakes Food N' Fuel convenience...
July 17, 2017 - 9:09am
June 28, 2017
Saturday celebration set for Russell Kent's 90th birthday
Come join the family and friends of Russell Kent in celebrating his 90th birthday this Saturday, July 8 at his farm, located at 37112 County...
June 28, 2017 - 3:38pm
June 20, 2017
Mahnomen and Waubun co-op winter sports in 2017-18, all sports in 2018-19
One of the winningest football programs in Minnesota high school football will be co-oping with one of the more recent successful football programs,...
June 20, 2017 - 9:49am
Man accused of passing 2 forged checks
Lonnie Ray Burrow, 30, of rural Waubun has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony check forgery. According to court records, on May 30 Detroit Lakes police received a report of two stolen checks that were cashed at Midwest Bank. Both were allegedly written out by...
June 20, 2017 - 8:00am