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Swenson, Wenner will face off in November elections for the title of Becker County Recorder
Frazee to be named Trail Town, hikes offered on Sept. 27 to celebrate
Maplewood State Park highlights fall colors
Man sentenced for DWI
Saturday Evening Forecast Discussion
Perham's Hein scores twice in BSU loss
Pequot Lakes blanks Green Wave
UND claims 13-3 win over visiting Stony Brook
No. 5 Bombers drop 43 points on NCW to remain undefeated
Perham blanks Roseau for homecoming win
From pros to beginners, 600 ride in Laddies Loppet
Holly McCamant: Why I hope girls don’t turn to the Paleo Diet
Fall Festival: Frazee to host family activities
M State campuses to host free fall career exploration workshops
Touchdowns & Tailgate at Mollberg Field today
Friends & Neighbors
WDAZ wins Emmy for team coverage in GF
Minnesota jobs up 6,100
MN gas prices down this week, this year
DL chiropractors pursuing new ventures
Minnesota gas prices at Sept. standstill
Vocal group Cantus coming to DL’s Holmes Theatre Tuesday
Pumpkin Fest begins Thursday in Lake Park
Open Mic Night Tuesday at NYM Cultural Center
ITOW museum to host reception for veterans’ art exhibit this Thursday
DL Methodist church to hold fall supper
Franklin Jackson Jr.
Good news on jobs, income
New Iraq strategy won’t solve underlying issues
Cass Lake AIS find is all too common
Seniors on the move: Is an herbal remedy right for your ills?
Letter: U.S. Senate candidate running campaign of hate
Deer hunters’ group initiates hunter observation survey
Fishing Lines: Which bait is the best for fall fishing?
North Words: Yellow-bellied sapsuckers, northern flickers only around a few months
Cabin close-up is the time to inspect for AIS
Brad Laabs: As weather goes, so goes September fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
August 27, 2014
Becker joins WE in new DWI court
After the success of participating in Drug Court, Becker County has a new partner and is on the verge of starting a DWI Court. White Earth Nation has been operating a DWI Court with Mahnomen County for two years and has approached Becker County about the same operation. Becker...
news / Detroit Lakes
August 27, 2014 - 3:00pm
August 17, 2014
New leadership at White Earth college
The White Earth Tribal and Community College has a new leader at its helm. Terry Janis has taken over as president of the college and is breathing new hope into an institution that has seen its share of hardships over the past couple of years. “Last year we were at an all-time...
August 17, 2014 - 10:30am
New tribal college president has extensive experience
Terry Janis, the new president of the White Earth Tribal College, grew up on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. “I grew up riding horses and running around and being free,” he said fondly of his childhood on Pine Ridge. There were difficulties there, he says, but also...
August 17, 2014 - 10:00am
Unlicensed teen in accident
An unlicensed teenager from White Earth was driving a vehicle that struck another vehicle in Detroit Lakes earlier this week. According to the police report, the 16-year-old driver was northbound on Frazee Street when he went through a stop sign and smashed into a vehicle driven...
news / accidents
August 17, 2014 - 8:00am
June 30, 2014
Wadena owed White Earth band $731,000 by time of death
FARGO – At the time of his death on Tuesday, Darrell “Chip” Wadena owed over $731,000 to the White Earth tribe in northern Minnesota, stemming from his conviction in federal court of stealing money from the tribe for personal profit. Wadena died Tuesday at Vibra Hospital...
June 30, 2014 - 9:04am
June 24, 2014
'Chip' Wadena, former White Earth chairman, dies at 75
FARGO -- Former longtime White Earth Tribal chairman Darrell "Chip" Wadena died Tuesday, family told tribal officials. He was 75. Wadena was chairman of the White Earth band in northern Minnesota for 20 years before his defeat at the polls in 1996. That same year he was convicted...
June 24, 2014 - 3:07pm
June 17, 2014
Dancers, drummers celebrate White Earth Powwow
June 17, 2014 - 1:45pm
June 15, 2014
Mother, daughter win seats on tribal council
White Earth residents not only made history when they voted all of the incumbents off the tribal council who were up for re-election Tuesday, but they did it again when they voted in a mother-daughter combo. “It was the greatest night ever,” said Kathy Goodwin, who won the...
June 15, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 11, 2014
Incumbents lose in White Earth
It’s out with the old and in with the new, as White Earth voters elected new leadership in all three positions on the ballot. Voters on the reservation strongly favored the challengers, overcoming the traditional incumbent advantage in off-reservation votes. But incumbents...
June 11, 2014 - 12:32pm
Police are looking for man accused of attacking home health nurse
Local law enforcement agencies are now on the lookout for the White Earth man accused of randomly attacking a home health nurse while at her patient’s house at White Earth. Guy Keezer Jr. was charged with felony assault when police say he grabbed the nurse, who he did not know,...
news / crime
June 11, 2014 - 11:39am
June 6, 2014
Tribal election is Tuesday on WE
White Earth residents will be electing reservation leaders Tuesday, as the general election there kicks off at 8 a.m. The election board office in the Shooting Star Casino RV parking lot will also be open Monday for walk-in absentee voters. Up for election this year is the White...
June 6, 2014 - 4:07pm
June 4, 2014
Public encouraged to check out WE Powwow
Though it is traditionally viewed as a time for tribal members from across the country to gather together, the White Earth Reservation Powwow is open to the public — and event coordinator Dennis Hisgun says that’s not just lip service. “It’s not just for native people,...
June 4, 2014 - 11:27am
May 28, 2014
Man charged with assault
A White Earth man charged with felony fourth degree assault on a peace officer made his first court appearance in Becker County Court. Wallace William Weaver, 44, was arrested May 11 after authorities responded to reports of a burglary on White Earth. A witness reportedly watched...
news / crime
May 28, 2014 - 4:00pm
May 18, 2014
White Earth taking over Human Services for tribal members
White Earth officials are getting ready to begin the final phase of the massive transfer of human services cases from surrounding counties to the White Earth Nation. The movement began three years ago when the state passed a law authorizing White Earth to take control of all Human...
May 18, 2014 - 12:00pm
April 30, 2014
White Earth man indicted on child pornography charge
WHITE EARTH -- A White Earth man was charged in federal court Tuesday with producing, receiving and possessing child pornography. Corey Victor Bevins, 37, was charged with three counts of production of child pornography, five counts of receipt of child pornography and one count...
news / crime
April 30, 2014 - 8:12am