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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
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
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
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
Thomas Wayne Block
Sheena Marie Butcher
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
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
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
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
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
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November 6, 2017
Frazee man charged with meth
Anthony Wayne Conger Jr., 30, of Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Oct. 17 he was a passenger is a vehicle pulled over in rural Becker County by a tribal police officer because...
November 6, 2017 - 1:25pm
November 2, 2017
Woman sentenced for threats with knife
Kateri Irene Warren, 33, of White Earth has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a charge of felony threats of violence, reckless disregard for risk. A felony charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and two misdemeanor counts of domestic assault were dropped...
November 2, 2017 - 11:00am
October 30, 2017
Grants available for native-led groups
Honor the Earth invites organizations to submit a grant proposal for consideration at our board meeting in January. The deadline for submittal is 5 p.m. Dec. 20. Our priority area of focus is in the protection and revitalization of sacred ways, rivers, and places. We are passionate...
October 30, 2017 - 8:00am
October 25, 2017
Cops say 'drop it' in the unwanted meds box
Who would have thought that it would be such a big deal to get rid of old prescription drugs? Throw them away or flush them down the toilet, that's how it used to be done. But those old ways have come back to haunt us. Studies show that medicines flushed down the drain can contaminate...
October 25, 2017 - 5:30pm
October 20, 2017
Ogema woman allegedly caught with 23 grams of meth
Alyssa Marie Dow, 18, of Ogema, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Sept. 4, Dow was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for erratic driving by a White Earth police officer. She was wanted...
October 20, 2017 - 6:07pm
October 16, 2017
White Earth tribal chairman seeks removal of secretary-treasurer
This should make things a little awkward at White Earth Tribal Council meetings: Tribal Chairman Terry Tibbetts has filed charges with the Minnesota...
October 16, 2017 - 9:06am
September 26, 2017
Two men accused of running heroin from Detroit to White Earth
Two Detroit men are accused of running heroin from Michigan to the White Earth Reservation. Antonio Lamar Agee, 30, of Lauder, Mich., is charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree controlled substance crime. He has filed a petition to enter a guilty plea in the...
September 26, 2017 - 12:54pm
September 25, 2017
White Earth Reservation receives state grant to fight 'food desert' problem with food truck
WHITE EARTH, Minn.—According to the latest statistics, 90 percent of White Earth Nation in northern Minnesota is considered a federally-recognized...
September 25, 2017 - 1:11pm
September 22, 2017
Jury trial canceled in horse starvation case, plea hearing set
A rural Waubun man, charged with three felonies in Becker County District Court for allegedly causing the death of three horses under his care...
September 22, 2017 - 11:00am
July 24, 2017
White Earth receives $100,000 Legacy funding for new skate park
The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Legacy Fund awarded the White Earth Reservation Tribal Council a $100,000 grant to build the reservation's...
July 24, 2017 - 8:41am
July 21, 2017
Forged check brings long stretch in jail
Lee Ann Jones, 30, of rural Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony check forgery. According to court records, on April 27 she tried to pass a forged check at the Community Development Bank in Ogema. Two other checks from the same account had been passed...
July 21, 2017 - 10:00am
July 20, 2017
Woman sentenced for meth
Candace Faye Roberts, 28, of White Earth, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Oct. 3, she was stopped by tribal police for driving a van with no license plate. She admitted to consuming...
July 20, 2017 - 7:30am
July 9, 2017
For the youth: White Earth DOVE Program receives grant to create Child Advocacy Center
When a child experiences trauma--physical, sexual, emotional or otherwise--in a community that does not have a Child Advocacy Center (CAC), the child typically ends up having to tell the worst story of his or her life over and over again, according to the National Children's Alliance....
July 9, 2017 - 10:42am
June 29, 2017
Star Lake Casino may go to vote of tribal members: New White Earth ordinance provides for referendum elections
The White Earth Tribal Council has taken the first step towards allowing a vote of the people to decide the fate of the proposed Star Lake Casino near Dent—or any other question they want to put to a vote. The council on Monday voted 3-0 to approve the White Earth Referendum...
June 29, 2017 - 8:30am
White Earth has spent millions on Star Lake project
White Earth has spent about $7 million so far on the proposed Star Lake Casino project, Tribal Secretary-Treasurer Tara Mason said at a meeting...
June 29, 2017 - 8:00am