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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
Raider girls pick up second victory
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
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
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
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
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
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
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
November 2, 2017
Woman sentenced for threats with knife
Kateri Irene Warren, 33, of White Earth has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a charge of felony threats of violence, reckless disregard for risk. A felony charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and two misdemeanor counts of domestic assault were dropped...
November 2, 2017 - 11:00am
October 30, 2017
Grants available for native-led groups
Honor the Earth invites organizations to submit a grant proposal for consideration at our board meeting in January. The deadline for submittal is 5 p.m. Dec. 20. Our priority area of focus is in the protection and revitalization of sacred ways, rivers, and places. We are passionate...
October 30, 2017 - 8:00am
October 25, 2017
Cops say 'drop it' in the unwanted meds box
Who would have thought that it would be such a big deal to get rid of old prescription drugs? Throw them away or flush them down the toilet, that's how it used to be done. But those old ways have come back to haunt us. Studies show that medicines flushed down the drain can contaminate...
October 25, 2017 - 5:30pm
October 20, 2017
Ogema woman allegedly caught with 23 grams of meth
Alyssa Marie Dow, 18, of Ogema, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Sept. 4, Dow was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for erratic driving by a White Earth police officer. She was wanted...
October 20, 2017 - 6:07pm
October 16, 2017
White Earth tribal chairman seeks removal of secretary-treasurer
This should make things a little awkward at White Earth Tribal Council meetings: Tribal Chairman Terry Tibbetts has filed charges with the Minnesota...
October 16, 2017 - 9:06am
September 26, 2017
Two men accused of running heroin from Detroit to White Earth
Two Detroit men are accused of running heroin from Michigan to the White Earth Reservation. Antonio Lamar Agee, 30, of Lauder, Mich., is charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree controlled substance crime. He has filed a petition to enter a guilty plea in the...
September 26, 2017 - 12:54pm
September 25, 2017
White Earth Reservation receives state grant to fight 'food desert' problem with food truck
WHITE EARTH, Minn.—According to the latest statistics, 90 percent of White Earth Nation in northern Minnesota is considered a federally-recognized...
September 25, 2017 - 1:11pm
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
July 24, 2017
White Earth receives $100,000 Legacy funding for new skate park
The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Legacy Fund awarded the White Earth Reservation Tribal Council a $100,000 grant to build the reservation's...
July 24, 2017 - 8:41am
July 21, 2017
Forged check brings long stretch in jail
Lee Ann Jones, 30, of rural Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony check forgery. According to court records, on April 27 she tried to pass a forged check at the Community Development Bank in Ogema. Two other checks from the same account had been passed...
July 21, 2017 - 10:00am
July 20, 2017
Woman sentenced for meth
Candace Faye Roberts, 28, of White Earth, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Oct. 3, she was stopped by tribal police for driving a van with no license plate. She admitted to consuming...
July 20, 2017 - 7:30am
July 9, 2017
For the youth: White Earth DOVE Program receives grant to create Child Advocacy Center
When a child experiences trauma--physical, sexual, emotional or otherwise--in a community that does not have a Child Advocacy Center (CAC), the child typically ends up having to tell the worst story of his or her life over and over again, according to the National Children's Alliance....
July 9, 2017 - 10:42am
June 29, 2017
Star Lake Casino may go to vote of tribal members: New White Earth ordinance provides for referendum elections
The White Earth Tribal Council has taken the first step towards allowing a vote of the people to decide the fate of the proposed Star Lake Casino near Dent—or any other question they want to put to a vote. The council on Monday voted 3-0 to approve the White Earth Referendum...
June 29, 2017 - 8:30am
White Earth has spent millions on Star Lake project
White Earth has spent about $7 million so far on the proposed Star Lake Casino project, Tribal Secretary-Treasurer Tara Mason said at a meeting...
June 29, 2017 - 8:00am
June 13, 2017
Feds file charges in Becker County home invasion
Three felony charges involving a home invasion in Becker County have been dismissed against a Minneapolis man, because federal charges were filed in the case. Damien Allen Ramsey, 22, of Minneapolis was charged in Becker County District Court with two counts of felony burglary and...
June 13, 2017 - 9:30am