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Perham’s Giving Tree gifts due back by Dec. 18
Why North Dakota farmers are raising more sheep
'This all started in my she-shed': Sisters Grain Bin in Ottertail grows into new location
BCA says prosecutor, lawyer wife die in apparent murder-suicide in Fergus Falls
Franken denies some allegations, but plans resignation from U.S. Senate 'in a few weeks'
Yellowjackets get key road win over Breckenridge
Melgard's overtime winner gives DL conference victory
Perham cruises to a pair of wins in Bemidji
Perham hits from deep in home win
HOCKEY: Laker boys pick up first win on the road
Jerryann "Jerry" Miller
Carol I. Bade
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Arvig Promotes Ben Wiechman to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy
Perham Health promotes Anderson to VP of Finance
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Mader joins Perham Health as certified diabetes educator
Angel of Hope Memorial Park Annual Vigil December 6
In the holiday swing of things
Otterdazzle to dazzle with fireworks, lights parade, crafts and more
A whole ‘slew’ of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights tonight
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
Reading 'Martin Luther' eye-opening experience
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Minnesotans deserve cheaper, better healthcare
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights set for Nov. 24
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
'One in a million’: Highly regarded female snocross mechanic is a pioneer in the sport
A leader on and off the field
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
March 27, 2017
Man arrested after break in, high-speed chase through four Minn. counties
MOORHEAD - A 25-year-old man was arrested after leading police on a chase through multiple counties, hitting speeds of 100 miles per hour. Zachary...
March 27, 2017 - 8:57am
March 13, 2017
Frazee man sentenced for Craigslist truck sale scam
Blake Andrew Sundvor, also known as Blake Mastin, 34, of Frazee, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a misdemeanor charge of failing to deliver a motor vehicle title. A felony charge of providing false information in a motor vehicle title and a gross misdemeanor...
March 13, 2017 - 10:00am
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