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This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Firefighter battles PTSD
Pre-K teachers may lose business with Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal
Schools in favor of Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal if they have space
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
March 20, 2015
Murder mystery at the Holmes
There will be a few new faces on stage when Summit Productions’ latest crop of community thespians present “Three Murders and It’s Only...
March 20, 2015 - 3:23pm
February 11, 2015
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January 2, 2015
Menahga baby is first this year
It didn’t take very long for Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit Lakes to welcome its first baby of 2015. Mary Jean Haverinen was born at 11:41 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1, to Vanessa and Dale Haverinen of Menahga. Mary, who is the youngest of seven children, was a...
January 2, 2015 - 1:50pm
Growing deep winter greens
Now that they’ve pretty much mastered growing produce in the summer months, Lida Farm owners Ryan and Maree Pesch are starting a new venture...
January 2, 2015 - 1:45pm
December 19, 2014
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
Detroit Mountain hasn’t been in operation since 2003, meaning skiing has not yet been a significant part of their lives the way it was for many adults who grew up here. That’s about to change, and when mountain management began creating the master plan to re-open, they did...
December 19, 2014 - 12:30pm
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
But those beautiful trails are much like veins that lead straight to the heart — and at this mountain, that heart is the lodge. The lodge It looms up from the ground at the foot of the ski hills — all 10,000 square feet of the deep, rich woody architecture. “The...
December 19, 2014 - 12:00pm
December 16, 2014
Making Detroit Mountain happen
There were some serious setbacks along the way towards raising $7 million to making the Detroit Mountain Recreation Area a reality, but the passion and enthusiasm of a core group of believers made it happen. Mark Fritz and Mike Hutchinson, owners of Lakeshirts, were interested...
December 16, 2014 - 9:38am
December 15, 2014
Holiday Traditions 2014
December 15, 2014 - 9:21am
December 10, 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
December 10, 2014 - 12:01am
October 27, 2014
Women in Business
October 27, 2014 - 2:30pm
Revitalize your look with some of these wardrobe tips
Celebrities and public figures make many things look easy, especially when it comes to fashion. Deep pockets and stylists on the payroll make it easy for celebs to project a polished appearance. But money alone does not buy style, and chances are the average woman has the wardrobe...
October 27, 2014 - 2:00pm
Juggling a career and new motherhood
According to Pew Research Center analysis of the Decennial Census and American Community Surveys Integrated Public Use Microdata Sample files, in 1960 just 10.8 percent of married mothers were the primary earners in households that included children under the age of 18. That figure...
October 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
Hanson says she’s more than happy she stayed in Vergas
When it comes to community involvement, Sherri Hanson knows how to get involved in her community. Born and raised in Vergas, she said that although she never left the small town, she feels very blessed to be a part of the community that gave her her foundation. “I had a unique...
October 27, 2014 - 1:00pm
Sandy Lia has been with Ecumen-Detroit Lakes for 36 years
Though she is actually a North Dakota native, Sandy Lia did spend some time in Detroit Lakes as a child. “I went to Washington School for a year, and then Callaway School for a year,” she said. “Then we moved to Casselton until my freshman year, when we went to Hawley. I...
October 27, 2014 - 12:30pm
Nikki Caulfield is ‘Skirting the Rules’ with old fashioned shop
Nikki Caulfield knows she has a way of surprising people who walk through her door. “I’ll hear, ‘What? You’re not old?’” laughed the seamstress who is not much over 30. A graduate of the Detroit Lakes High School Class of 2000, Caulfield is now the owner of Skirting...
October 27, 2014 - 12:00pm