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It’s one of the closest watched races in Becker County this year — Becker County Sheriff’s Sgt. Todd Glander versus Minnesota State Trooper Tim Clements for Becker County sheriff. Both are hometown guys with roughly the same number of years in law enforcement. The campaign has taken some winding roads on its way to Nov. 4, but now both sides are setting the record straight on a number of issues and telling the public — in their words — why they should be elected top cop in Becker County. The mud-slinging
It’s all new at All in All… The Frazee convenience store and gas station is being torn down today in preparation for the opening of its new store tomorrow. The...
A 79-year-old Detroit Lakes man that was struck and injured by a train Friday night remains in critical condition, but is said to be improving. Gordon Ray Shafer was driving his vehicle across the Burlington Northern Santa Fe crossing on County Road 54 around 11:30 p.m.
Tim Clements and Todd Glander were front and center for the League of Women Voters of the Lakes Area Tuesday night, answering questions in their bid for sheriff. More than 100 people showed up to watch the candidate forum at the Becker County Courthouse, with Sharon Sinclair as the moderator. The two took turns answering questions on a variety of issues. Crime
Becker County commissioner for District 2 Ben Grimsley and challenger Mark Hagedorn took to the stage for a candidate’s forum Thursday night. The Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters and the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce co-hosted the event, which was held at the city hall. Grimsley won his seat in 2012, after defeating Hagedorn in the primary election. Detroit Lakes businesswoman Helen Foltz was the moderator for the forum, which first featured an opening statement from both candidates. Grimsley, a lifelong resident of Detroit Lakes and owner of Anchor Financial,
Time is slowly creeping and crawling towards the year’s spooookiest holiday, but don’t be scared to get out there and experience Halloween around the lakes area. Halloween Hoot
To look north of Audubon 25 years ago would be a much different sight than it is today. One would have seen thousands of acres of dry farmland, drained of...
BTD in Detroit Lakes is manufacturing an expansion plan that’ll stretch its facility another 90,000 square feet. The metalwork fabrication business is busy putting the footings in for a new...
The search for missing Detroit Lakes woman Melissa Eagleshield has been re-directed following an anonymous, vague tip that now has search crews combing the area along Highway 113 in rural Becker County. That’s about 15 miles north of the original search area. “We don’t know how credible it is, and it’s very vague, but we have to follow up on it,” Becker County Sheriff Kelly Shannon said Thursday, adding the tip came in late Wednesday night. A team of 17 law enforcement officers and volunteers from several area fire departments, as well as U.S.
The stars are “aligned” over at Northland Chiropractic in Detroit Lakes these days, as the business has moved over to a much larger space just in time for the addition...