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Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
After barrage of feedback, Osakis superintendent said photos not required to attend prom
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
Little Pine Lake home windows shot out
Vehicle rolls near Verndale, injuring one
Late rally comes up short for Yellowjacket girls
Perham gymnasts finish second at 8A Championships
WR: Yellowjackets capture third straight Section 8AA Crown
WR: Yellowjacket wrestlers cruise into 8AA Championship
WR: Yellowjackets open 8AA with win over Sauk Centre/Melrose
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Good news just never gets old
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
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
February 15, 2017
Fergus Falls man faces two felony drug charges
Teddy Raymond Millage Jr., 24, of Fergus Falls has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Feb. 4, law enforcement officers were looking for a red car occupied by a suspect in a...
February 15, 2017 - 9:53am
February 7, 2017
Frazee man accidentally shoots himself in the hip
A Frazee man is in a Fargo hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the hip. The Becker County Sheriff's office says 27-year-old Jared Hanson of Frazee was handling a revolver when he accidentally pulled the trigger. Authorities were called to East Main Street in Frazee around...
February 7, 2017 - 1:56am
January 31, 2017
Perham woman sentenced for assaulting mother
Miranda June Sweet, 34, of 356 Second St. N.E., Perham, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony domestic assault. A gross misdemeanor charge of obstructing the legal process was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records, in Detroit Lakes on Sept....
January 31, 2017 - 4:22pm
Man accused of meth possession on Pickerel Lake
Jason Everett Jensen, 31, of Moorhead, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Dec. 15 he was arrested by deputies on a warrant at a residence on Pickerel Road N.E. A black tin was allegedly...
January 31, 2017 - 9:33am
Vergas man sentenced for meth
Benjamin Phillip Buckley, age 33, of Leek Lake Drive in Vergas, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, he was pulled over on Highway 59 on Christmas Day of 2015 after complaints about an erratic...
January 31, 2017 - 9:31am
Perham woman gets 15 months in jail for assaulting mother
Miranda June Sweet, age 34, of Perham, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony domestic assault. A gross misdemeanor charge of obstructing the legal process was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records, in Detroit Lakes on Sept. 29, 2015, Sweet...
January 31, 2017 - 9:26am
January 27, 2017
Perham man caught with pistol, meth, cocaine, weed, Coors Light in car on Highway 10
Josue Ezequiel Salguero, 21, of 357 Pine Cone Park, Perham, has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime and one felony count of possession of a pistol without a permit. According to court records, on Dec. 31, a...
January 27, 2017 - 4:44pm
December 14, 2016
MN man dead after head-on crash, Fargo man injured
A Detroit Lakes man was killed in a head-on crash between a van and SUV around midnight Wednesday, Dec. 14. The victim is 58-year-old Bruce Vidden....
December 14, 2016 - 7:08am
November 7, 2016
Becker County hunter shot in the leg Saturday
The Becker County Sheriff's office received a call over the weekend of a male being shot in leg. The call came in about 12:24 p.m. Saturday, after David Shaw, 45, of Lake Park, was shot on public land near 130th Ave., north of the county line in Cormorant Township in Becker County....
November 7, 2016 - 10:17am
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