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$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
Perham's Deconcini, Beachy, crowned Homecoming king and queen
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Perham volleyball extends streak with home win over Bemidji
Josie Beachy has worked hard to help her team, and herself, grow
Charlotte June Huddleston
James "Jim" S. Lindholm
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
September 7, 2016
Radio Gaga: Ham radio alive and well in lakes country
In one form or another, the phenomenon known as "ham" (i.e., amateur) radio has been around since the late 19th century. Though some might say...
September 7, 2016 - 4:17pm
September 2, 2016
Helicopter clips power line, causing grass fire near Audubon
BECKER COUNTY, Minn. - A helicopter clipped a power line on the north side of Pelican Lake, downing the line and causing a grass fire that took about an hour to extinguish, Audubon Fire Chief Chris Wiedenmeyer said Tuesday, Aug. 30. The helicopter was spraying potato fields by County...
September 2, 2016 - 9:38am
July 18, 2016
Four hurt when boat runs aground on Detroit Lake
Four people were injured when a boat ran ashore and hit trees on Detroit Lake early Sunday, July 17, the Becker County Sheriff's Office reported. The sheriff's office received a 911 call on the incident about 12:06 a.m. When officers arrived, they found an 18-foot SeaRay runabout...
July 18, 2016 - 12:38pm
July 15, 2016
Open house set for potential Highway 10 improvements
The Minnesota Department of Transportation, the city of Detroit Lakes and Becker County invite the public to learn the latest about improvements under consideration along Highway 10 on the east side of Detroit Lakes. Key elements under discussion include: -Potential access and signal...
July 15, 2016 - 10:40am
July 7, 2016
Three kids seriously hurt in Becker County ATV crash
Three young children were hospitalized after the all-terrain vehicle they were riding on near here collided with a car Monday morning, July 4, in Becker County. The ATV one of the children was driving pulled in front of the car on County Highway 32 about a mile south of the intersection...
July 7, 2016 - 12:24pm
October 9, 2015
Suspect identified in death of 3-year-old boy in Becker County
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Charges are expected to be brought against a man in the death of a 3-year-old boy, the Becker County Sheriff said in a statement. Sterling Anderson, 23, was arrested in connection with the child's death on Thursday. Formal charges against Anderson...
October 9, 2015 - 11:54am
Area rescue, law enforcement personnel join together for training situation
“Gloom, despair, and agony on me Deep, dark depression, excessive misery If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no...
September 9, 2015 - 1:35pm
May 14, 2015
No one hurt in Frazee mobile home accident
A grandmother and 6-year-old child are safe after the mobile home they were in began sliding towards the Ottertail River in Frazee Tuesday morning. According to Frazee Police Chief Mike Johnson, authorities were called to the mobile home off the 100 block of North River...
May 14, 2015 - 10:54am
April 9, 2015
Baby reportedly run over by truck in rural Becker County
First responders scrambled to life flight a baby that was reportedly run over by a truck in rural Becker County this afternoon. According to Becker County dispatch, the call came in around 1:45 p.m. from a residence along County Road 133. There was no immediate report...
April 9, 2015 - 3:24pm
March 16, 2015
Three in Detroit Lakes arrested after raid uncovers meth worth $60,000 to $85,000
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Three people are in custody after a drug task force raid at a home here yielded almost 20 ounces of meth worth $60,000 to $85,000, said the city’s police chief Monday. Detroit Lakes Police Chief Tim Eggebraaten said law enforcement officers...
March 16, 2015 - 4:47pm
March 9, 2015
3 injured in roll-over accident in Becker County
Three were injured in a crash in Becker County this morning, including a passenger who was ejected out of the vehicle, according to the State Highway Patrol. Driver Jamie L. Sargent, 44, St. Cloud, Minn., and passengers Kathleen J. Wadena, 56, Mahnomen, Minn., and...
March 9, 2015 - 10:51am
Decontamination units coming to lakes area
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The fight against aquatic invasive species is being stepped up this summer in Becker County. The county will be getting two more decontamination units for this summer’s quest to stop AIS, and the process to hire an AIS coordinator and inspectors...
February 9, 2015 - 11:11am
August 5, 2014
Two injured after high speed crash in Frazee
Excessive speed is to blame for a car crash in Frazee that injured two people in the early hours of Saturday morning — that’s according to Becker County Sheriff Kelly Shannon. The accident happened at around 3:45 a.m. According to the report, a 36-year-old Audubon...
August 5, 2014 - 10:22am
August 1, 2014
Clay County joins in ownership of Resource Recovery Facility
Clay County, which includes the city of Moorhead, will become the fifth county to assume ownership of the Perham Resource Recovery Facility,...
August 1, 2014 - 12:59pm
June 16, 2014
Squad car thief leads authorities on high-speed chase before arrest
A 22-year-old man who stole a Becker County Sheriff’s squad car led authorities on an 18-mile high-speed chase – in another stolen vehicle – before he was stopped and arrested Saturday night. A Becker County Sheriff’s deputy arrested Dyllon James Glatzmaier of...
June 16, 2014 - 10:23am