Battle Lake News


02/09/2018 03:23 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Cabin burglaries under investigationFriday, February 9FERGUS FALLS,... 

Sheriff Brian Schlueter says the break-ins were on Eagle Lake, south of Battle Lake. Vandalism seemed to be the primary motive, although at least two TVS were stolen.


11/29/2017 09:06 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Warm temperatures turn West Battle Lake from skating rink to 'chandelier ice' 

The region's recent string of warmer temperatures has turned a Minnesota lake from pure glass into a loud, shattered mess. Lisa Malmstrom, who lives on West Battle Lake, posted a video to her Facebook page Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 29, showing the shores of the lake filling up with what she refers to in her post as "millions of ice diamonds."


11/20/2017 08:42 AM  ~~~Source~~~
4 Native American statues Minnesota could do without 

Chief Wenoga was one of few survivors of a battle between the Ojibwe and Sioux, and for that, he gets a party named after him. 1. Chief Busticogan, an Ojibwe, lived near the Big Fork River in what is now Itasca County, some 200 miles north of the Twin Cities.


10/22/2017 11:56 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Ruttger's and Train Bell added to Century Resorts list 

Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge in Deerwood and Train Bell Resort in Merrifield are two of six resorts enrolled as Minnesota Century Resorts by the Minnesota Resort and Campground Association. The Century Resort designation recognizes resorts that have been in continuous operation for at least 100 years.


10/12/2017 04:56 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Shared Stories: A Brother Bill Remembers 

Mervin Chantland was the ninth of 11 children born to his parents. The following is Mervin's recording of what an older brother told him of family stories and life in the Midwest farmland.