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Minnesota State Patrol identifies victim in fatal crash north of Moorhead
Preschool, kindergarten activities planned at HOTL
Man rescued from fall into West Silent Lake
Perham driver arrested for off-road drunken driving, fleeing officers
No bomb found after threat in Pelican Rapids
Hoops for Hope set April 8 in Henning
Richter commits to Golden Gophers
HOL wraps up 2016-17 basketball season
Perham's Richter verbally commits to play football for the Gophers
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Jack M. Ash
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
New Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham on target to continue serving families
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
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
April 7, 2014
Minn. man sentenced to prison for ninth DWI
PONEMAH, Minn. - A Ponemah man has been convicted and sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of driving while intoxicated. James Eugene Dow, 52, was sentenced to 48 months (four years) in prison, with 213 days credit for time already served. He was also...
April 7, 2014 - 2:33pm
April 21, 2013
Two inmates' jailbreak short-lived
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Two Becker County jail inmates are back in custody after a short-lived escape Saturday. Sheriff Kelly Shannon said 30-year-old Scott Allan Sellers and 20-year-old Arlan Ray Bergstrom escaped from the jail by removing a metal plate from the handicap shower,...
April 21, 2013 - 4:07pm
July 30, 2012
Becker County authorities still seeking public's help with hit-and-run
Witnesses have provided a detailed drawing/conception of the boat that may have been involved in a hit-and-run accident on Big Cormorant Lake on July 4, the Becker County Sheriff's Office reports. The accident, which occurred at about 10 p.m., left a West Fargo man seriously injured...
July 30, 2012 - 1:01pm