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Matching ND Challenge grant to colleges, universities called a ‘resounding success’
Peoples Park skating rink is open
Officers involved in fatal shooting identified
Crime & Accident Report
Laker trio 11th at Grand Rapids
Waubun basketball teams rolling
DL youth wrestling clinic registration Monday
Laker boys 11th at Grand Rapids Ski invitational
Hornet girls win in biggest output of the year
Holy Rosary completes first Knowledge Bowl
Don’t let stress beat you
Applications sought: Scholarships available to those in medical field
Non-toy ideas for kids’ Christmas gifts
Grant money available for ag teachers
Friends & Neighbors
Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Variety of events planned in area
Celebrating ‘most wonderful time of the year’
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Leave us all alone! We can’t breathe!
The limit of Minnesota Nice: Norwegian Americans rally to defeat ambassador pick
Time is right for American policy change on Cuba
Man versus the machine
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
December is ‘the moon of popping trees’
State expands ‘fat bike’ riding opportunities
Don’t eat venison? Try these delicious recipes
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
November 19, 2014
NBC, Netflix cancel Bill Cosby's shows after sex assault claims
NBC said on Wednesday it has canceled an upcoming project with veteran comedian Bill Cosby, his second show to be pulled after accusations that...
November 19, 2014 - 9:00am
November 18, 2014
Black Friday app helps with upcoming deals
With Black Friday less than two weeks away, it’s time to begin looking at some of the big deals this holiday season. One way to find deals and keep up to date with them is the BlackFriday.fm app created by Sazze Inc. After a free download, the app allows you to search for...
November 18, 2014 - 2:30pm
November 13, 2014
‘Nightcrawler’ speaks volumes about today’s society
In the opening scenes of “Nightcrawler,” Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) boasts that he is known for his “persistence.” That trait shockingly drives the film into dangerous territory, as Lou begins his career as a freelance videographer who pursues the most brutal accidents...
November 13, 2014 - 11:00am
Rock icon Steve Miller bringing band to Fargo
Classic rock veterans the Steve Miller Band will return to Fargo for a May 20 show at Scheels Arena. Singer/guitarist Miller is best known for songs from the 1970s like “Rock’n Me,” “Fly Like and Eagle,” “Take the Money and Run” and “The Joker.” Earlier this...
entertainment / music
November 13, 2014 - 10:30am
Bacon and Beer Festival returns to Fargo March 7
The Second Annual Fargo Bacon & Beer Festival has been set for March 7 at Scheels Arena. The event is a celebration of swine and suds with the top restaurants in the region providing munchies and more than 100 craft beers available to taste. Eateries compete for the people’s...
entertainment / events
November 13, 2014 - 10:00am
‘Don’t Hug Me’ dinner shows in NYM, Ottertail
There’s still time to buy your tickets for one of the remaining performances of Wadena Madhatters Community Theatre’s dinner theater production of “Don’t Hug Me.” This very funny comedy has been described as “Fargo” meets “Bridesmaids,” but without the wood chipper...
entertainment / theater
November 13, 2014 - 9:00am
‘Labels’ coming to Long Lake Theater
The Mask and Rose Theater of Puposky, Minn., presents an original , derived physical theater work entitled “Labels” on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Long Lake Theater, 12183 Beacon Road, Hubbard. The tendency to classify and categorize objects is a deeply ingrained...
entertainment / theater
November 13, 2014 - 8:00am
Thursday, Nov. 13 MISCELLANEOUS Lakes Crisis & Resource Center Children’s Breakfast: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Historic Holmes Theatre Ballroom, 806 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. A fundraiser to support the Children’s Services Program at the Lakes Crisis & Resource Center....
entertainment / events
November 13, 2014 - 7:30am
November 7, 2014
Celebrating Veteran's Day at the Detroit Lakes Library
Why do we celebrate Veterans Day on November 11? The date was chosen because the Germans surrendered at 11 o’clock on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, ending World War I in 1918. The reason we celebrate is to honor veterans; especially those that paid the ultimate price...
entertainment / books
November 7, 2014 - 11:06am
Tonic Sol-fa to visit Fergus Falls Nov. 22
The Emmy Award winning a capella ensemble, Tonic Sol-fa is bringing its 2014 Holiday Tour to A Center for the Arts’ Fergus Theatre on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $26 for adults and $6 for children/students, and can be purchased at the center’s box office, by...
entertainment / music
November 7, 2014 - 11:02am
November 5, 2014
‘Urinetown’ raising eyebrows, and funds for TeacHaiti
Though the name of Detroit Lakes High School’s 2014 fall musical, “Urinetown,” may be a bit controversial, its subject matter — the importance...
November 5, 2014 - 12:28pm
Taking a fresh look at retirement plans
For much of your employed life, you dreamed about not having to work. Retirement would be great. It would stretch out for years, a horizon with no alarm clock and no deadlines. What will you do with it? Chances are, says author Chris Farrell, believe it or not, you’ll go to work....
November 5, 2014 - 12:05pm
Taylor Swift to return to Fargo, St. Paul next September
Swifties got a big reason to “Shake It Off” Monday with news that Taylor Swift will return to Fargo and St. Paul next year. The seven-time...
November 5, 2014 - 12:01pm
Rodney Atkins coming to Shooting Star Friday
Chart-topping country superstar Rodney Atkins will perform live at Mahnomen’s Shooting Star Casino, Hotel & Event Center this Friday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $20 and are on sale now. They can be purchased by phone at 1-800-313-SHOW (7469), online at www.StarCasino.com,...
November 5, 2014 - 11:58am
Movie ‘St. Vincent’ defies conventions
By Catherine Krummey Forum News Service At first glance, “St. Vincent” may seem like just another drop in the bucket for the “grumpy old man” plotline (“Gran Torino,” “As Good As It Gets,” etc.). But when you add Bill Murray to the mix, it is safe to expect a...
November 5, 2014 - 11:57am