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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 13, 2018
Bail set at $500,000: Man faces vehicular homicide charges in Ponsford hit-and-run death
A Ponsford man has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian near Pine Point Feb. 8. Bruce Allen Basswood, 47, of Ponsford is accused of hitting and killing Joshua Charles Jones, 21,...
February 13, 2018 - 9:56am
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
July 31, 2017
Felony domestic assault charge filed
Wesley Robert Warren, 19, of rural Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of domestic assault and a gross misdemeanor charge of interfering with a 911 call.
July 31, 2017 - 1:03pm
July 20, 2017
Hit and run leaves DL bicyclist with life-threatening injuries
A car-bicycle hit and run near Pine Point in Becker County sent a Detroit Lakes man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Tuesday evening . The bicyclist, Jarod L. Moran, 44, was transported to Essentia Hospital in Fargo, according to the Becker County Sheriff's Office. The...
July 20, 2017 - 9:43am
October 12, 2016
Haunted hang-outs: Area communities to host a variety of Halloween-themed events this month
Come next weekend, locals in the Osage area might possibly be heard to sing, "If you go out in the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise" — and it's definitely not going to be a bunch of teddy bears having a picnic. The wooded trails of the Smokey Hills Wilderness Retreat...
October 12, 2016 - 9:08am
September 25, 2016
County disaster drill helps prepare emergency workers for the real thing
Here's the scenario: A tornado hits the old Pine Point School during the weekly Bingo game. Two cars are left smashed close to the front door,...
September 25, 2016 - 5:00am
August 17, 2016
Powwow brings Pine Point community together
Melvin Goodman is pleased to see important Native American traditions return with the younger generation to the Pine Point Pow Wow. The annual...
August 17, 2016 - 11:39am
July 28, 2016
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Pine Point’s Mike Swan silenced Armory Square in Park Rapids with the first few beats of his hand drum. As his voice fills the giant hall with...
July 28, 2016 - 5:35am
July 1, 2016
Music with a message, Pine Point Music Fest set for Saturday
Looking for a place where you can kick back, relax and enjoy live music from some of the area’s best musicians in a quiet, family friendly...
July 1, 2016 - 1:45pm
October 15, 2015
Pine Point’s Haunted School opens Saturday
Get ready to be good and spooked when the Haunted School creaks open its doors in Pine Point this Saturday, Oct. 17, and again on Oct.
October 15, 2015 - 5:00am
August 4, 2015
Pine Point Powwow kicks off this Saturday
The drums will beat, the dancers will dance and the small Pine Point village will swell to a hustling, bustling Native celebration center this...
August 4, 2015 - 3:11pm
May 17, 2015
Pine Point students hold fun-run to raise money for stray animals
Students at Pine Point School have hit the ground running with a pay-it-forward effort. The 62 kindergarten through eighth-graders received...
May 17, 2015 - 5:20am
August 7, 2013
Powwow in Pine Point: Annual community event set this weekend
Bring the family to experience the annual Pine Point Pow Wow. The 2013 event will be held this Friday through Sunday, Aug. 9-11, and will...
August 7, 2013 - 7:02am
October 19, 2011
Pine Point School has plenty of Native American spirituality
The old Pine Point School has been used as a gathering place for the area for many years and that includes a stop for those who have passed on towards their final resting place. The Circle area at the Pine Point School has plenty of sacred meanings to natives of the area, and that...
October 19, 2011 - 3:50pm
Paranormal in Pine Point
Within the walls of the old Pine Point School, there are endless memories stored from the thousands of students who have attended classes through...
October 19, 2011 - 3:22pm