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Canada’s restrictions for border crossings are different
Five people vie for Bemidji city manager; interviews March 3
Seeds to bees to table: How local agriculture has changed
White Earth job fair to be held March 5
Writers conference set for summer in Bemidji
Four Laker individuals and three relays advance to 5A swimming finals
Laker girls awarded home court playoff game after season-finale win in Crosby
Huwe to wrestle for state heavyweight title
Bombers advance with win over NCW
Bellefeuille scores 1,000th point in final game
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Friday Matters: Everyday Christian
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
February 11, 2015
February 11, 2015 - 2:13pm
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