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Frazee FFA team to compete at State
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Roosevelt readies for Read-A-Thon to raise money
Multiple awards add up to one stellar season for 6th grade Math Masters
Jaguars end Mahnomen-Waubun's season in consolation semis
Activities commitment celebration Monday, March 26
Top-seeded Crusaders blow out Mahnomen-Waubun in Class A quarters
Brooklyn Center hands Breckenridge first-round loss
Prep boys basketball: Triple the heartbreak for Esko
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Music, dancing and more coming to lakes area this month
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Elverna Elizabeth (Lembke) Nelson
Catherine S. Doll
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
Severe Weather Announcements (16)
March 9, 2018
'Old Three Legs': The legend of Minnesota's infamous lone wolf
This is the first in a new occasional series of stories for our monthly History page. Called "A Closer Look," the series will spotlight some...
March 9, 2018 - 7:12am
February 11, 2018
The one that came before: The Detroit Lakes Ice Castle of 27 years ago
With all the excitement over the opening of King Isbit's Ice Palace, it might interest some people to know that this isn't the first time Detroit...
February 11, 2018 - 10:00am
February 8, 2018
A 'dirty' little dry cleaner: Museum's latest exhibit spotlights Becker County's boozing business
It looked like a harmless dry cleaning business. Customers would bring their stained garments in to husband-and-wife shop owners, Mr. and Mrs....
February 8, 2018 - 12:42pm
February 4, 2018
Ice palaces, valentines and moonshine...oh my!: Becker County Museum is hopping with activity with month
For the past month or so, ice harvesting, King Isbit and the Polar Fest Ice Palace have been dominating local headlines... and the Becker County...
February 4, 2018 - 11:00am
January 12, 2018
The big blizzard of 1872
Well, we asked for it and it came, rolling in just in time for the holiday season. It's a cold that seeps in through your layered flannel and...
January 12, 2018 - 9:00am
January 11, 2018
Otter Tail County celebrates 150th anniversary in 2018
This year is a special one for Otter Tail County, as residents will celebrate the county's 150th anniversary. The county dates back to 1868. The first group of non-Native American settlers, Cutlerites, came to Clitherall Lake in the spring of 1865 to become permanent settlers. About...
January 11, 2018 - 1:00pm
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
If it weren't for a small group of dedicated Detroit Lakers, Polar Fest wouldn't exist as we know it. Today, Polar Fest is a popular, 12-day...
January 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2018
A glimpse at the future...of Becker County's history: Ice harvest exhibit at Pavilion this weekend will offer sneak peak at plans for new museum
Since this Monday, Jan. 8, the staff of the Becker County Museum has been spending most of its time at the Detroit Lakes Pavilion, preparing the "History of Ice Harvesting" exhibits and interactive displays that will be open to the public during DL's first official ice harvest since...
January 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
December 24, 2017
History in the holidays: The evolution of Christmas stockings
FARGO — "The stockings were hung by the chimney with care..." Thanks to Clement Moore, those words and that image is seared into everyone's...
December 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 13, 2017
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
There have been a lot of Hollywood personalities who have either come from or lived in the state of Minnesota for a period of time, most notably...
December 13, 2017 - 2:30pm
December 8, 2017
DL Boys and Girls Club was the first in Minnesota
Admit it, you were worried. December crawled in very quickly after the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving, much quicker than any of us anticipated, and our hopes that there would be bountiful hills of beautiful white snow were all but extinguished. That was exactly the case until,...
December 8, 2017 - 9:00am
December 6, 2017
Holly jolly history: From nostalgic Christmas postcards to hymns in native languages, Becker County Museum hosts new seasonal displays
Cliff Oftelie has been collecting historical postcards for about 30 years. A frequenter of local farm and estate sales and member of the Twin...
December 6, 2017 - 4:55pm