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Congressman Peterson's meeting with 'Ikes' tonight is cancelled
Capitol Chatter: Dayton lofts bonding hail Mary pass
New sailboat decorations added to beachfront: Ice Harvest Committee donation is thanks for community's support
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
Court backs Team Industries in injured worker case
DL Dance third and fifth at Pelican Invite
DL boys blowout Prowlers
Squirts capture home tournament title
Weber claims 120-pound title, Lakers fourth at Prowler Invite
Hibbert delivers dominant performance at Deadwood Snocross National
'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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
MN gas cost rises more than six cents per gallon
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Richard "Moon" Mellen
Cordell "Corky" Kittelson
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Here comes the plow - what do you do?
To curb climate change, cities need the right design
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
Bad things happen out there if you aren't prepared
The ice angler's landing net: Alexandria's Dresch makes a product to help get more fish in the pail
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
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
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
January 18, 2018
Broken jaw brings felony assault charge
Lawrence Jacob Bruguier, 27, of White Earth, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree assault. According to court records, on Jan. 1 tribal police were called to a residence in White Earth, where Bruguier had allegedly punched his former father-in-law...
January 18, 2018 - 10:00am
January 12, 2018
Two charged after surveillance photos put on Facebook
Two men are accused of shoplifting hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from Midwest Workwear in Detroit Lakes while a clerk was busy helping another customer in a different part of the store. Dennis Paul Murray Jr., 34, of Mahnomen has been charged in Becker County District Court...
January 12, 2018 - 3:00pm
Two men caught with five stolen long guns
Two men have been charged with felony possession of firearms after allegedly being caught in possession of five stolen long guns. Jon Marvin Manypenny, 34, and Richard Allen Thompson, 27, both of White Earth, have each been charged in Becker County District Court with felon in possession...
January 12, 2018 - 11:30am
January 9, 2018
Fleeing motorist allegedly passes semi on right, spins out
Michael Dwayne Croud, 35, of Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle and misdemeanor controlled substance crime.
January 9, 2018 - 6:00pm
Man sentenced for 21 grams heroin
Quame Deshawn Bufkin, 34, of Detroit, Mich., has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of second-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, at 1:46 a.m. on July 26, a woman at a residence in White Earth called the police, saying a guy...
January 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
Woman gets prison for drugs
Jamie Louise Day, 37, of White Earth, has been sentenced to prison in Becker County District Court for felony controlled substance crime. A felony charge of felon in possession of ammunition was dropped in a plea agreement, as was a second felony charge of controlled substance crime....
January 9, 2018 - 9:00am
Ogema woman charged with being fugitive from justice
Alexis Beryl Phillips, 31, of Ogema has been charged in Becker County District Court with being a fugitive from justice, a felony. According to court records, on Dec. 14, a Becker County deputy arrested her on a felony probation violation in Becker County and on a felony warrant out...
January 9, 2018 - 8:00am
January 8, 2018
A culture of change: Circle of Life Academy puts "turnaround" grant to good use, sees improvement since 2015
Just a few short years ago, Circle of Life Academy on the White Earth Reservation opened up to a rough start academically. Test scores were low...
January 8, 2018 - 2:00pm
Man sentenced in starvation death of three horses in Becker County
A man accused of letting three horses die from starvation, exposure and neglect has been sentenced in Becker County district Court. Michael Erwin...
January 8, 2018 - 11:00am
January 3, 2018
Fight of their lives: White Earth leads way in opioid battle
The White Earth Reservation has been hard hit by the opioid epidemic, but the Ojibwe band north of Detroit Lakes has not taken the problem lying...
January 3, 2018 - 3:00pm
December 30, 2017
Man charged with having stolen handgun
Spencer Charles Hanks, 31, of White Earth has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony receiving stolen property. According to court records, on Dec. 10, an agent with the West Central Minnesota Drug and Violent Crime Task Force obtained a search warrant for a Becker...
December 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 20, 2017
Bad heroin causes 7 overdoses on White Earth
A spike in overdoses on the White Earth Reservation in the past 48 hours prompted law enforcement there to warn the public Tuesday about heroin-related risks. In the past two days the White Earth Police Department and the Mahnomen County Sheriff's Department responded to seven "overdose...
December 20, 2017 - 10:50am
December 11, 2017
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Dramatic times for sure. And more drama made by our own community. The resignation of Sem. Al Franken is a tragedy for many of us; and for some...
December 11, 2017 - 10:16am
December 10, 2017
Roy to take on Mason for secretary-treasurer job
Alan Roy, who formerly managed strategic affairs for the tribe, is challenging Tara Mason for the White Earth secretary-treasurer job. Over the...
December 10, 2017 - 11:00am
December 9, 2017
Woman charged after being caught driving stolen Trailblazer
Stephanie Ann Longfield, 28, of Mahnomen has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony receiving stolen property. According to court records, on Nov. 18 a woman reported to White Earth tribal police the theft of a red 2002 Chevy Trailblazer.
December 9, 2017 - 2:00pm