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Man dies after paraskiing on West Battle Lake
Police report - Feb. 22 edition
Stay of imposition for NY Mills man
Perham School Board supports resolution for fully funding special education
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store saved
Second half surge lifts DGF over Perham
Familiar foe awaits Perham at Class AA Championships
Pelican Rapids holds off Perham in conference clash
Yellowjackets post best score of the season at championships
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Donald J. Sweere
Donald J. Sweere
Dennis William Stanford
Mary Joanne Lischke
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
Carignan makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Elsa Jean Halonen
Cold weather: The job must go on
Good timing helps couple land chiropractic clinic in Perham
All Creatures Vet Clinic offering boarding and grooming in Otter Tail
Halvorson of Perham Health certified in MHA trustee certification program
Forrest Briard farm Minnesota earns water quality certification
On a wing and a prayer: Help sought in caring for Angel of Hope park in Perham
Owen Rastedt benefit planned Feb. 24
Area students make dean's list at Concordia College
Molly West will replace Alexandra Koes as Miss Heart of the Lakes 2018
Maplewood State Park offers candlelight ski event Feb. 24
Editorial: HUB project in Perham is example of forward thinking
One in four students using tobacco products
Column: Do things differently when growing old
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
February 9, 2018
UPDATE: Hit-and-run leads to death of northwest Minn. man; 1 held for charges
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Authorities have released two of three people taken into custody in connection with a hit-and-run crash that left a...
February 9, 2018 - 6:02pm
January 26, 2018
Going pink at curbside: Local initiative raises money for area hospice houses
Pat Udelhofen likes to stand out in her neighborhood development in Perham. She also likes to stand up for something she believes in, including...
January 26, 2018 - 1:54pm
December 25, 2017
3 escape Suburban after it plunges into lake on Christmas Eve
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Three people escaped a vehicle after it broke through the ice Sunday, Dec. 24, on Little Detroit Lake here. The Becker...
December 25, 2017 - 1:04pm
November 27, 2017
Western Minn. police chief sentenced for helping friend avoid DUI; keeps his job
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A small town police chief in western Minnesota has been sentenced on a misdemeanor obstruction of justice charge,...
November 27, 2017 - 11:06pm
July 17, 2017
Motorcyclist badly hurt after hitting deer in Becker County
A 54-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a deer in Becker County, according to...
July 17, 2017 - 1:47pm
June 14, 2017
Man sentenced for grabbing, trying to bite people
Cristian Alex Cahlin, 22, of Wadena has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fourth-degree assault and misdemeanor disorderly conduct. According to court records, on the evening of Dec. 13, during a sporting event, police were called to Audubon Elementary School,...
June 14, 2017 - 8:31am
May 30, 2017
Detroit Lakes Walmart cleared after alleged bomb threat
Just after 1 p.m. on Memorial Day, May 29, Walmart in Detroit Lakes received a phone call that, according to reports, alleged a bomb threat....
May 30, 2017 - 9:38am
May 25, 2017
UPDATED: Man dies in three-vehicle crash near DL
A 32-year-old Grand Forks man was killed in a three-vehicle crash east of Detroit Lakes yesterday. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the...
May 25, 2017 - 4:25pm
May 24, 2017
Richville woman hurt in rollover accident
A Richville woman was injured in a one-vehicle rollover accident north of Vergas yesterday. Veronica Lynn Vennes, age 44, was driving southbound on Becker County Road 17 when she swerved to miss an animal in the road, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. Her vehicle, a 2003 Mitsubishi...
May 24, 2017 - 2:11pm
May 22, 2017
Frazee native walks away unscathed after vehicle slides off interstate into Devil's Lake
Class of '96 Frazee High School graduate Mike Riewer was a sleeping passenger when the Chevy Blazer he was travelling in began sliding off Interstate...
May 22, 2017 - 8:52am
May 19, 2017
Jury finds Ponsford man acted in self-defense in bloody melee
A jury in Becker County District Court has acquitted a Ponsford man accused of stabbing one man in the face and cutting another in the face and arm. Lukas Devlen Fineday, 20, of Ponsford was charged with felony first-degree assault - great bodily harm.
May 19, 2017 - 4:46pm
May 17, 2017
Two people hurt in three-vehicle collision in Detroit Lakes
Three cars were involved in a rear-end collision on Highway 34 in Detroit Lakes around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, causing eastbound traffic to be detoured...
May 17, 2017 - 12:49pm
May 16, 2017
Woman sentenced for 35 pain pills, 48 grams weed
Angie Marie Travis, 39, of Pelican Rapids, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime.
May 16, 2017 - 9:36am
May 15, 2017
Three felonies filed in horse starvation case
A rural Waubun man has been charged with three felonies in Becker County District Court for allegedly causing the death of three horses under his care through neglect and starvation. Michael Erwin Dahl, 42, faces three charges of mistreatment—torture of animals.
May 15, 2017 - 8:41am
Man dies after swerving off Highway 10, crashing into Detroit Lakes Budget Host Inn
A driver swerved off Highway 10 at approximately 8:30 a.m. Friday morning in Detroit Lakes, crossing a median and Frazee Street before crashing...
May 15, 2017 - 8:36am