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Boardwalk Art Festival features local artists, artisans
Paul Bunyan Days features a little bit of everything
Hiking the North Country Trail: Building a tolerance for puddle water
Laporte’s Independence Day celebration set for July 2
Bemidji kidnapping suspect formally charged
Panthers' future bright after 10-11 season
Midway splits with Lakers, Brewers
Panthers maintained positive attitude
Runners complete Grandma's Marathon
Park Rapids shooters qualify for state
Stanley H. Callicott
Marlys R. Erickson
Lucas Dale Pike
Robert Soren Nasser
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
A new era for the Schwarzwald Inn
Basic Business Cents: Memorable quotes by Deming
Dorset hosting Boardwalk Art Festival this Saturday
Storytellers invited to enter new Park Rapids contest
Boardwalk Art Festival in Dorset on Saturday
Kids theatre workshop offered in July
Pat Beaumont's father entertained Wild West show fans
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Hiking 4,600 miles across the country
About fishing: Memories are made with the special people we call friends
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Communities in action against aquatic invasive species
Staking claim to title ‘Fireworks Capital of Minnesota'
Editorial: Declassify, release secret Sept. 11 pages
Letter: Read and learn more about conservatives
Letter: Dayton busy playing politics
Letter: Profound moment brought smiles
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Home plate: Kabobs: From turkey, to pork, to pound cake
Home plate: Favorites shared
Home plate: Rhubarb, a versatile veggie
February 9, 2015
Becker County opts for 2 more decontamination units to fight aquatic invasive species
By Pippi Mayfield / DL Newspapers 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...
outdoors / environment
February 9, 2015 - 8:54am
October 10, 2012
Investigation looms as Tim Gordon steps down after 10 years as Becker County sheriff
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon resigned Tuesday, saying he plans to retire after more than 34 years with the sheriff's...
October 10, 2012 - 7:49am
April 14, 2012
The scary rise of child abuse in Becker County
The files in Becker County District Court would bring tears to your eyes: A 1½-year-old Waubun girl -- picked up by the hair, thrown on the...
April 14, 2012 - 9:38am
January 4, 2012
Becker County Court security to be upgraded
Jarred into action by the Dec. 15 courthouse shooting of two people in Grand Marais, the Becker County Board is going ahead with stalled plans to upgrade security at the Becker County Courthouse. Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell, 45, and Grand Marais resident Gregory Thompson, 53,...
January 4, 2012 - 4:10pm
June 8, 2011
ATM stolen from Callaway bank
The FBI and the Becker County Sheriff's Department are asking for the public's help in solving the theft of an ATM machine from Midwest Bank in Callaway. The instant cash machine was taken overnight from a lobby area that is always open to the public. The ATM machine was recovered...
June 8, 2011 - 7:26am
April 28, 2011
Woman appears in Becker County court for attacking 2 women
An International Falls woman made her first appearance Tuesday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of third degree assault. Kasey Lynn Mai, 33, of 3503 Town Home Rd., International Falls, is accused of assaulting two adult women at the Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes...
April 28, 2011 - 7:48am
August 12, 2010
Becker County has primary election shakeup
An incumbent Becker County commissioner was knocked out of one race and anther commissioner race ended in a virtual tie in Tuesday's primary election. The top two vote-getters in each district move on to the general election in November. In District 2, Commissioner Harry Salminen...
August 12, 2010 - 8:05am
February 11, 2010
Becker County to start burning garbage
The Becker County Board took action Tuesday to finalize its participation in the Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority. The commissioners unanimously passed a resolution authorizing the county's participation in the joint powers agreement with Otter Tail, Todd and Wadena...
February 11, 2010 - 7:33am
Becker County could be affected by stricter EPA rules
FARGO -- Becker County is one of 12 counties in Minnesota that could be affected by stricter pollution rules proposed this week by the Obama...
region / environment
January 11, 2010 - 7:30am
January 4, 2010
UPDATED: Woman killed on snowmobile northeast of Detroit Lakes identified
A 30-year-old St. Louis Park woman was killed early this morning in a snowmobile accident 10 miles northeast of here, the Becker County Sheriff's Office said. The woman, formerly of Detroit Lakes, was identified as Amanda Ann Bergstrom. Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon said she apparently...
January 4, 2010 - 7:03am
December 7, 2009
Becker County shoreland resort expansion moratorium lifted
On July 28, the Becker County Board of Commissioners placed a six-month moratorium on the expansion of existing resorts within shoreland districts. That ban was rescinded last week, with the passage of five amendments to the county zoning ordinance. The moratorium was originally...
region / fishing
December 7, 2009 - 7:29am
November 19, 2009
Becker County may buy Detroit Mountain
Could the former local skiing mecca of Detroit Mountain become a county park? That was just one of many possibilities mentioned during an informal discussion of "recreational opportunities" at the site that was held during Tuesday's Becker County Board meeting. County Administrator...
November 19, 2009 - 7:07am
August 5, 2009
Report finds money from Osage church was allegedly given to Bagley
The case of the missing funds from Grace Community Church of Osage is likely one involving a modern day apostolic parable - taking from Peter to pay Paul. Last week Becker County authorities closed a criminal investigation, finding no reason to press charges against former pastor...
News / local
August 5, 2009 - 1:01pm
August 1, 2009
Osage church investigates financial irregularities
Church leaders at Grace Community Church of Osage are wondering how to rebound after Becker County authorities declined this week to prosecute...
News / local
August 1, 2009 - 1:00pm
July 16, 2009
Becker County using Web site to identify Most Wanted list
The Becker County Sheriff Office has recently added a Most Wanted people list to their Web site. The Web site will include a complete list of all warrants for people with an additional page with a list of the 10 Most Wanted by sheriff's office. The Most Wanted page includes photos. The...
July 16, 2009 - 11:06am