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Minnesota state House incumbents do well in primaries
Radinovich wins DFL primary for 8th Congressional District in one nation's hottest House races
Update: Benson voters approve $26 million school bond
Turnout for Minnesota primary election highest in 24 years
Chippewa County chooses sheriff, attorney candidates, Lac qui Parle County voters narrow field for sheriff
Huskies' bats bite Stingers
Polanco, Sano lead slumping Twins to win over Pirates
Chicago slips by Lynx at Target Center
Barr, out with undisclosed injury, says he wants to play for Vikings
Zimmer says Vikings' Waynes must 'deny the ball' to be elite
Legendary singer Aretha Franklin is 'gravely ill' in Detroit hospital, reports say
'Never Say No' is what North Dakota airman hopes singer Brandy will say to his ball invitation
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Poster, raffle art unveiling prelude to September festival
Hollywood blockbusters will get more love at next Oscar awards
Trump's Walk of Fame star: The West Hollywood City Council wants it permanently removed
Thomas: The Matrix at 20
A champion among tutors: Clara City native a male role model for preschoolers
Latest Live it! Magazine available online
Honoring fallen officers: Spicer artist provides artwork for new state license plate
Generations/Life Connections April 2018 now available online
Latest Live it! Magazine available online
April/May issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
February/March issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
December/January issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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Martha Louise Hartnett
Ann M. Shaffer
Melvin G. Bakker
Commentary: Important advice from one of my heros
Commentary: I do not respect forcing your personal food choices on others or trying to change a person's environmental impact
Planning to save a seat for a friend in a crowded bar? Don't.
Stehn will be thoughtful, professional Kandiyohi County Sheriff
Vote Hultgren for Balance
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Gary and Judy Swenson
Howard & Jewel Werner
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
August 3, 2018
WE Fest campers have varying views on fun
It was a chilly start to this year's festival but the weather gave way to a picture perfect day at WE Fest, until thunderstorms began to roll...
August 3, 2018 - 9:01am
July 4, 2018
The land of milk and money: Dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Phillip Rotz fears for his family's future in dairy farming. His small 55-cow farm, Twin Oaks Dairy south of Detroit...
July 4, 2018 - 3:10pm
June 28, 2018
Inmate who walked away from work release program captured in Swift County
An inmate that walked away from a Becker County work release program has been captured. According to Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander, Ricardo...
June 28, 2018 - 10:55am
June 18, 2018
Willmar man, a minimum-security inmate, escapes custody in Becker County
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.. — An arrest warrant has been issued for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from a community work assignment...
June 18, 2018 - 5:41pm
May 14, 2018
Alexandria man arrested after high-speed chase ends with crash
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- An Alexandria, Minn., man was arrested Saturday, May 12, after a high-speed chase through Becker County. According to...
May 14, 2018 - 12:17pm
April 20, 2018
Authorities identify victims Becker County crash that killed 2, injured 2
SOUTH ROUND LAKE TOWNSHIP, Minn. — Two people were killed and two others were injured Friday, April 20, in an early morning single-vehicle...
April 20, 2018 - 5:28pm
April 18, 2018
Minnesota Supreme Court allows counties to pick financial auditors
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Supreme Court has upheld a 2015 law that lets counties save money by bypassing the state auditor's office and hiring...
April 18, 2018 - 5:36pm
March 23, 2018
Body of missing northwest Minn. man found
CORMORANT TOWNSHIP, Minn. — The body of a Lake Park, Minn., man who was missing for nearly two weeks has been recovered. The Becker County...
March 23, 2018 - 7:52pm
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
February 8, 2018
Detroit Lakes lights up 30-foot ice palace as 10-day Polar Fest kicks off
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Folks showed up in droves for Polar Fest's kick off in Detroit Lakes on Thursday evening, despite sub-zero temps....
February 8, 2018 - 9:52pm
January 5, 2018
Man sentenced in starvation death of three horses in Becker County
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A man accused of letting three horses die from starvation, exposure and neglect has been sentenced in Becker County...
January 5, 2018 - 2:45pm
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
November 21, 2017
Western Minn. man charged with starting family's mobile home on fire
FRAZEE, Minn. — A Frazee man has been charged in Becker County District Court in connection with a fire Saturday morning, Nov. 18, at a...
November 21, 2017 - 6:31pm
October 27, 2017
No charges expected for Becker County officers involved in September shooting
BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — Two Becker County officers involved in a non-fatal September shooting after a high-speed chase will not face criminal...
October 27, 2017 - 10:14pm