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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
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
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
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
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
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
February 17, 2018
Arson charge dropped after woman's death
A felony arson charge has been dismissed against Laurene Lynn French, 41, of White Earth because she is deceased. She was accused of being involved in an arson fire at a Frazee building that held a hair salon and apartments. She died on Jan. 26 and the second-degree arson charge was...
February 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
February 15, 2018
Woman accused of hiding man wanted on warrant
April Marie Bevins, 28, of rural White Earth, has been charged in Becker County District Court with aiding an offender on probation or parole, a felony. According to court records, on Jan. 24 tribal police learned that Anthony Redhorse was staying with Bevins at her residence. Redhorse...
February 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 12, 2018
White Earth Land Recovery Project receives $5,000 grant from the Medica Foundation
Minnetonka, Minn.—The Medica Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to the White Earth Land Recovery Project in Callaway. The funding will be used to support health-related programs and services that are core to the organization's mission in 2018. The White Earth Land Recovery...
February 12, 2018 - 9:00am
February 10, 2018
UPDATE: Suspects named in pedestrian death near Pine Point
A Ponsford man had died following a hit and run on Pow Wow Highway, about a half mile east of Pine Point. The crash happened Thursday, Feb. 8...
February 10, 2018 - 3:09pm
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