Welcome to the jungle — there are all kinds of illnesses going around right now: Stomach bugs, influenza, mononucleosis, upper respiratory illness, you name it.
Traffic deaths are up in Minnesota for the first time in five years. According to the Department of Public Safety, 378 people were killed on the state’s roads in 2012 — compared to 368 deaths the year before.
In a dog-eat-dog world, the lost pets at the Humane Society of the Lakes in Detroit Lakes have something to celebrate —the roof over their head is now paid for.
Becker County Human Services is gearing up for more business if the nation goes over the Fiscal Cliff on Tuesday.
With its wooden ceiling beams and wood-lined walls, the inside of the Hostel Hornet in Frazee looks like a lodge… kind of has that cozy, hostel feeling.
With talk of a renewed ban on assault-type rifles following the shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, gun sales have gone up the past few weeks.
Under the nurturing hand of owner Peggy Heglie Kilbane, Lakegirl clothing has gone from T-shirts sold at her gift shop at Shady Hollow Flea Market to a $1 million a year business.
A broken propane ice auger has left a hole in a local organization’s plans to take veterans ice fishing this winter.
Becker County officials decided to tag-team the situation after learning that newly-hired emergency manager for Becker County Bryan Christensen had resigned two weeks after being hired.
A longtime Becker County deputy has been promoted to investigator.