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Park Rapids man sentenced for 100 mph chase
Man sentenced for high-speed chase
Traffic stop leads to biggest seizure of untaxed tobacco products in MN history: More than $74,000 in tobacco taxes should have been paid
Stolen Target card leads to 82 days in jail
Man sentenced for meth possession
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When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Lakes Women's Society donates to Becker County Food Pantry
Receiving housing benefits? A trip to Social Security may not be necessary
Turning back the pages
Lormis to attend UM-Morris this fall
Friends & Neighbors
Cabinets Plus now designing closets
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Rock band Foreigner coming to Shooting Star April 7
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Rita A. Wicker
LuEtta J. Anderson
Lynn Hummel column: Some arguments you just can't win
Letter: Where is the love? No pay raise for MN libraries since 2009
A special church helps those with special needs
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
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
November 17, 2016
Rossman Elementary assembles for greatness
Research shows that schools that teach character education have higher academic performance, improved attendance, reduced violence, fewer disciplinary...
November 17, 2016 - 8:32am
Native American Heritage Month
November is National Native American Heritage month, and the Detroit Lakes High School Native American Education Department is putting on a few...
November 17, 2016 - 8:17am
October 21, 2016
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Students at the Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center are helping bring awareness to 'Stash Your Ash', a movement designed to snuff out cigarette...
October 21, 2016 - 6:26am
October 19, 2016
An ode to my team
Fall, to me, is all about swimming. There is nothing else that happens during this time of the year that elicits more excitement from me than getting to jump in the pool with some of my best friends. I've been a member of the Detroit Lakes Girls Swim and Dive team for five years now...
October 19, 2016 - 8:56am
September 22, 2016
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
On the first day of school Michael Dahl, teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class, says to his students in the Ojibwe...
September 22, 2016 - 9:27am
Senior year, not so glamorous
Hey there, loyal readers of the Wave column! Perhaps you are wondering whose picture is shown directly above this little article... it may seem...
September 22, 2016 - 9:00am
September 21, 2016
Touchdowns and Tailgates
The Detroit Lakes High School Link Crew is sponsoring a tailgate party before Friday's football game against the Park Rapids Panthers. It's Tackle Cancer Night, where the boys and girls cross country teams are doing a freewill donation in support of the Henderson family. Marc Henderson...
September 21, 2016 - 9:17am