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Alexandria girl who drowned entered water willingly
'When are we going to bring that baby back to the hospital'?: Essentia Health hosts class for kids preparing to be a big brother or sister
Severe vehicle crash on Highway 34
Behind closed doors: Community works to raise awareness about suicide, mental illness
Cheers to the class of 2017: Unique grad gifts that keep on giving
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BASEBALL: Korfe in command in victory over Hornets
Herzog leads Laker girls to victory
Laker golf wraps regular season with home victory
Opportunity knocks for Foster at NCAA West Prelims
Section frontrunners wallop Laker pitching
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
DL's Weber graduates from NSU
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Older Americans Month 2017: Age Out Loud
Friends & Neighbors
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
MN gas prices up (almost) one cent
Detroit Lakes photographer earns master of photography
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Tanner J. Bahr
Charles G. Henrikson
Clarice Lucille Ernst
James O. Erickson
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Advice to my son as he graduates high school
Hummel column: Graduation message for the 'first half' of the class
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
May 12, 2017
Calling all tutors: Five literacy and math tutors needed for 2017-18 school year
Detroit Lakes needs five literacy tutors and two math tutors for the 2017-2018 school year, according to Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps. This is part of an AmeriCorps recruitment effort of approximately 1,700 literacy and 300 math tutors throughout the state.
May 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
'Go for it': Local seven-year-old raises over $2,000 for American Heart Association
Jake Erickson, a seven-year-old at Rossman Elementary School, had three heart surgeries before he celebrated his first birthday. Now, a small...
May 12, 2017 - 9:50am
Column: Conquering fear
The closing of the school year is quite possibly the most hectic time for a graduating senior. There's prom, deciding on a college (Carleton 2021!), attempting to rescue grades, AP exams, and graduation party planning. Because of the amount of happenings going on right now, I'm sharing...
May 12, 2017 - 9:30am
April 14, 2017
Feeding the community: Detroit Lakes youth donates food, money to local food pantry
When Michael Friendshuh found out that money donated to the Becker County Food Pantry was doubled during the month of March, he knew exactly...
April 14, 2017 - 9:00am
April 13, 2017
Exploring options: Health Career Fest educates high school students on career opportunities
Detroit Lakes High School junior Madeline Wosika knew that she wasn't cut out for the career of a doctor or nurse. "I'm not really about the...
April 13, 2017 - 9:00am
April 12, 2017
Local students participate in Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference
From March 23-25, 11 students traveled to Minneapolis for the Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference. Students competed...
April 12, 2017 - 11:39am
Annual Young Artists/Young Writers Awards hosted at Rossman
Almost 200 students and family members attended the Native American Education Department's annual Young Artists/Young Writers (YAYW) Awards on March 21 at Rossman Elementary. The awards began with a traditional dance and a hoop dance demonstration and the ceremony included Detroit...
April 12, 2017 - 11:37am
March 17, 2017
Holy Rosary holds 2nd Annual Science Fair
Holy Rosary held its 2nd Annual Science Fair on March 9. According to Jacob Krebs, who coordinated the event, the fair was designed to provide...
March 17, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 16, 2017
Creating change: DLthriving group to host youth mental health forum
A group of high school students--spearheaded by Bezos Scholar and Detroit Lakes High School (DLHS) senior Anna Schumacher--is focused on creating...
March 16, 2017 - 2:15pm
Column: My year as a Bezos Scholar
On a relatively quiet and cold evening last February, I sat on my floor with my computer, my cursor hovering over a bright red submit button. "You're not going to get in, so why even bother?" was the thought continuingly running through my head.
March 16, 2017 - 2:10pm
March 15, 2017
Sen. Franken seeks entrants to poetry contest
ST. PAUL, MN — In recognition of the Month of the Military Child and National Poetry Month in April, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced that he is hosting his sixth annual poetry contest for Minnesota students. The theme of this year's contest is "Celebrating the Veteran...
March 15, 2017 - 12:04pm
February 16, 2017
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Students from area high schools gathered at M State Detroit Lakes on Jan. 25 to compete in several different business related competitions at...
February 16, 2017 - 9:00am
February 15, 2017
Speech team rules apply to life as well
For the past four years, there are three rules that I have lived by as a member of the Detroit Lakes speech team. Rule number one: Have fun. Rule number two: Don't embarrass Mrs. Burnside. Rule number three: Mingle, mingle, mingle! As my senior season picks up and I find myself preparing...
February 15, 2017 - 11:00am
January 20, 2017
I hated the very thing I now love: cross country skiing
Winter can really stink. It's incredibly cold, the sky seems continually gloomy, and our lives take on a lethargic pace. For me, there's only...
January 20, 2017 - 8:00am
December 15, 2016
'We're that family': Not picture perfect, but perfect for us
"We're that family," my sister Kathryn remarked once again this past Thanksgiving, as all the cousins fell off their seats, in stitches from laughing so hard at pirate jokes. This phrase has been uttered at almost every family holiday and every special event we've ever attended, or...
December 15, 2016 - 11:00am