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Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Goodbye, phosphorus--Rice Lake project moving forward
Hot jobs in Becker County: Majority of jobs only requiring two-year degrees
Crime & accidents
Clay County man charged with taking video, photos of nude child
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Lamoureuxs ready for one more shot at gold
Warroad girls look to take home state hockey title
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
August 17, 2016
Schreder-Gomes on St. Norbert dean’s list
Sara Schreder-Gomes of Callaway has been named to the 2016 spring semester dean’s list at St. Norbert College. A minimum 3.5 grade point average is required for academic eligibility. St. Norbert College is located on Fox River in the residential community of De Pere, Wis.
August 17, 2016 - 2:08pm
June 24, 2016
Callaway woman charged with drugs
A Callaway woman made her first court appearance after being charged with felony 5th degree possession of drugs. Lori Ann Vasecka, 52, was arrested Jan 18 after law enforcement was dispatched to a Callaway residence on a call of a suicidal female. According to the complaint filed...
June 24, 2016 - 5:30am
Truck driver being charged in Callaway train derailment
The propane truck driver who authorities say caused the train crash and derailment in Callaway two months ago is being charged in the incident....
May 24, 2016 - 9:25am
May 4, 2016
Callaway man will serve 15 days in jail for fifth DWI
Jason Edward Smith, 39, of 28438 County Road 34, Callaway, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony DWI. A second felony DWI charge, and a gross misdemeanor charge of driving after his license was canceled as inimical to public safety, were dropped in a plea agreement....
May 4, 2016 - 10:59am
April 6, 2016
Perham FD’s new drone used in Callaway accident
An unmanned drone, received by the Perham Fire Department last month, made its maiden flight last week at the train derailment in Callaway, according...
April 6, 2016 - 11:05am
April 4, 2016
Becker County woman charged for meth sale
Lacey Rose Rousu-Hanks, 22, of 30175 County Road 21, Callaway, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Dec. 29, 2015, she allegedly sold 1.65 grams of meth to a confidential reliable informant...
April 4, 2016 - 5:40am
April 1, 2016
Drone saves the day, officers say
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., met with emergency responders in Callaway on Thursday and was a little surprised to hear them sing the praises...
April 1, 2016 - 2:58pm
March 30, 2016
Officials review Callaway actions
Emergency responders did a good job handling the situation when a tanker truck carrying 9,500 gallons of propane was hit by a freight train in...
March 30, 2016 - 11:09am
March 28, 2016
Name of truck driver involved in Callaway train derailment released
Authorities have released the name of the truck driver who pulled his propane tanker in front of a train in Callaway last week, causing a train derailment, fire and explosion in the city. Biya Abdella Buta, 31, is from Mandan; he was not injured in the crash. The accident did, however,...
March 28, 2016 - 8:13am
March 25, 2016
Explosion rocks Callaway
The dust is now settling in the tiny town of Callaway, as residents make their way back into their homes and crews begin cleaning up the tangled...
March 25, 2016 - 5:12pm
Residents allowed to return to homes in Callaway after train derailment, explosion
The evacuation of Callaway, Minn. is lifted as of 10 a.m. Friday. Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander says the threat to the public has passed;...
March 25, 2016 - 11:09am
Video: Town of Callaway evacuated following train derailment
The small Becker County town of Callaway - about 15 miles north of Detroit Lakes - has been evacuated after a Canadian Pacific train struck a...
March 25, 2016 - 7:52am
March 11, 2016
Callaway man sentenced for motor vehicle theft
Timothy David Rousu, 26, of 26229 County Road 110, Callaway has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony theft of a motor vehicle. According to court records, he was pulled over by police on Dec. 31 while driving on Highway 10 in Becker County. Two passengers were...
March 11, 2016 - 5:35am
January 16, 2016
Callaway woman sentenced to 40 years probation after DL drug raid
A Callaway woman has been sentenced for her part in a drug sting that involved local officers and a fake Fed Ex getup. Nicolle Lynn King, 40, was found guilty of first-degree controlled substance, subsequent conviction and sentenced to just over eight years in prison, stayed for 40...
January 16, 2016 - 5:35am
December 31, 2015
Man sentenced for domestic assault
A Callaway man has been sentenced for beating his longtime girlfriend after she reportedly used the wrong bucket for a chore. Corey Roy Peasley, 38, was granted a stay of imposition and was given sentenced to five years of probation after being found guilty of felony domestic assault....
December 31, 2015 - 5:45am