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Special council meetings set: Scheduling conflicts result in separate sessions for street project, sales tax
Libraries (quietly and respectfully, of course) push for state funding change
Woman pleads guilty in beheading death of Minn. man
Why is it so hard to get internet in the country? Klobuchar, Peterson in DL Friday to 'seize the moment'
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
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Congratulations and good luck Laker Gymnastics!
VIDEO: Lakers three-peat in convincing fashion
Anderson overtime winner redemption for Pirates
Lamoureux Hockey Camp coming to DL in June
Hibbert refocused for Michigan Snocross National
Area students graduate from MSUM
Area students graduate from NDSU
Getting to know Norway: Local pastor leads overseas trip
Rietsema graduates from RCTC
Time to take after the Good Samaritan
Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Dell D. Holm
Joanne B. Anderson
Kirk L. McDonald
Noreen M. Huwe
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Lynn Hummel column: Lack energy? You just have to know where to look
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
February 15, 2017
Pipelines, fracking and human rights: Presentation tonight in DL to tackle controversial topics
Though the Dakota Access Pipeline has been dominating regional news headlines for several months now, there is another oil project on the horizon that could have much bigger implications for northern Minnesota: Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline. Similar in size and purpose to the recently...
February 15, 2017 - 1:08pm
February 14, 2017
Man sentenced for kicking in door, frightening residents
William Joseph Keezer, 38., of 2890 284th St., Waubun has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree burglary. The original charge of felony first-degree burglary was reduced in a plea agreement.
February 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 13, 2017
Man sentenced for selling meth to informant
Shawn Philip Jackson, 30, Box 412, White Earth has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fourth-degree controlled substance crime. The original charge of felony third-degree controlled substance crime was reduced in a plea agreement. According to court records,...
February 13, 2017 - 11:00am
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea--don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
You'd never realize from that Detroit Lakes Tribune's promotional piece about the Star Lake Casino that the South Arm of Star Lake is a big slough. A swamp. A wetland. A marsh. Sorry, all you developers who were meant to get all excited, there's no magic wand that will turn mud bottoms...
February 13, 2017 - 9:23am
February 10, 2017
Man sentenced for selling heroin from hotel room
Wesley Robert Warren, 18, of 49238 280th St., Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County Juvenile Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. He was originally charged with felony third-degree controlled substance crime, but it was reduced in a plea agreement. A felony...
February 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 9, 2017
Man gets 18 months prison for meth
Ronald Wayne Elijas Thompson, 33, Box 232 White Earth, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Jan. 12, 2016, he was arrested on a warrant by White Earth Tribal Police officers. Three small...
February 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 8, 2017
Opponents say Star Lake Casino is far from a done deal
Opponents of the Star Lake Casino say the White Earth Nation project is still along ways from being built. It faces environmental obstacles,...
February 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
February 7, 2017
White Earth artist featured at Plains Art Museum
February 7, 2017 - 9:00am
February 6, 2017
Man sentenced for violating no-contact order
Donovan Lawrence Basswood., 27, of 28050 Migzi Ave., Ponsford has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony violating a no-contact order. According to court records, Basswood was convicted of felony domestic assault on June 4, 2014 and the DANCO no-contact order was...
February 6, 2017 - 8:00am
February 3, 2017
Man under investigation for horse deaths hoped to start a horse rescue ranch
An Ogema man under investigation for the starving death of three horses in his care has a Go Fund Me site seeking $10,000 to create a "family...
February 3, 2017 - 2:31pm
Moorhead man faces drug charges in Becker County
Joshua Andrew Steckroat, 32, of Moorhead has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime, two gross misdemeanor DWI counts and a gross misdemeanor charge of obstructing the legal process. According to court records, on the afternoon...
February 3, 2017 - 8:00am
February 2, 2017
White Earth MOMS program honored by MN Department of Human Services
February 2, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 1, 2017
Letter: White Earth should shoot down plans for Star Lake Casino
Shooting Star Corporation has plans to build a new casino, which will be the third one for the White Earth Nation, at remote Star Lake in Otter Tail County. It's a bad idea. Here's why: First of all, it's an environmental disaster. It would replace a beautiful, wild, untouched area...
February 1, 2017 - 2:00pm
Western Minnesota tribal police looking into starving death of 3 horses, including great-granddaughter of famed racing horse Secretariat
MAHNOMEN, Minn.—White Earth Tribal police are looking into the deaths of three horses that apparently starved to death over a period of...
February 1, 2017 - 9:47am
January 14, 2017
Winona LaDuke column: The presidential cabinet of the 1 percent
Cronyism, the unfair practice by a powerful person (such as a politician) ... is the practice of partiality in awarding jobs and other advantages to friends or trusted colleagues, especially in politics and between politicians and supportive organizations. For instance, this includes...
January 14, 2017 - 4:00pm