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Weather Alerts: Blizzard Watch Monday Night and Tuesday
Camp dedicated to military kids
Aaron's Weather Talk: March
Warming Up In March
DL man sentenced for threatening cop
Olson, Freeman qualify for state swimming and diving meet
Tuesday night's girls playoff game postponed
Lucky Leprechaun 5K Fun Run March 14
Frazee's Tanner Reetz gets redemption with state wrestling title
DL advances to 8AAA basketball section final
Tuesday Matters: Everyday Talking
Monday Matters: Everyday I Should
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Friends & Neighbors
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Severe Weather Announcements (12)
October 16, 2014
WE man sentenced for violating offender registration
A White Earth man required to register as a predatory offender was sentenced after being convicted of two felonies for violating the predatory offender registration requirements. Ronald Wayne Elias Thompson, 31, was sentenced to 24 months in prison, stayed for seven years. He...
news / crime
October 16, 2014 - 10:30am
October 15, 2014
Reading on the Move
Community leaders and members of the White Earth Band of Chippewa have grown increasingly concerned by the so-called “word gap” that exists between children of low and middle-income families — and they’ve come together to do something to close that literacy gap. “We want...
October 15, 2014 - 2:56pm
White Earth to host senators
U.S. Senators Al Franken (Minn.) and Jon Tester (Mont.) will be stopping by the Shooting Star Casino Event Center on Sunday, Oct. 19. Congressional District 7 will be hosting their fall fundraiser starting at noon. The keynote speaker will be former U.S. Ambassador to Morocco Sam...
October 15, 2014 - 11:33am
September 28, 2014
Woman in court for drugs
A White Earth woman made her initial court appearance in Becker County District Court on drug charges. Tiffany Lynn Jackson, 25, is charged with fifth degree drug possession after an incident that happened on September 13. According to the criminal complaint, officers were called...
news / crime
September 28, 2014 - 8:30am
September 25, 2014
No excuse: Voting precinct opens at White Earth Administration Building
All on-reservation residents living in Becker County now have the opportunity to take advantage of no excuse absentee voting at White Earth. Becker County has established a voting precinct located at the RTC Administration Building in White Earth. The precinct is open Tuesdays...
September 25, 2014 - 10:00am
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