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Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87 just before heart surgery
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Rose Ensemble in Detroit Lakes Tuesday
'Winning by a hair' the second annual Hairy Man Run is set for October 1
FOOTBALL: Mahnomen defense solid in shutout at Fosston
Bombers outlast Cougars in state-ranked battle
HALL OF HONOR: Raboin enjoying special opportunity in St. Cloud
Detroit Lakes blows out Park Rapids 46-0
HALL OF HONOR: Barrett a versatile leader for three Laker teams
Fostering hope: Local woman organizes ‘kid kits’ fundraiser for county’s foster care program
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Vernon A. Sellers
Douglas Daryl Miller
Helen Mae Williams
Michael C. Selck
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Landscape planning can help 'sharpies' thrive
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
August 13, 2016
Audubon man faces felony drug charges
An Audubon man has made his first court appearance on a felony fifth degree drug charge. Tanner Lee Fox, 31, was arrested Aug. 2 after a Minnesota State trooper traveling north on County Road 22 came upon a vehicle with a broken license plate light that was traveling 18 miles per...
August 13, 2016 - 5:00am
Man sentenced for felony theft
A man listed as homeless around Detroit Lakes has been sentenced for felony theft after stealing from Walmart and then trying to run from police. James Norman Morford-Garcia, 35, was arrested June 27 after police responded to the Detroit Lakes store on a report of a shoplifter fleeing...
August 13, 2016 - 5:00am
July 31, 2016
DL nonprofits need WE Fest volunteers
Anyone who is looking to cheaply “Creepin” to WE Fest to see Eric Church, has been waiting to see Kid Rock “All Summer Long” or is “Humble and Kind” and looking to see Tim McGraw is in luck – there are still a number of volunteer positions left to fill for some of the...
July 31, 2016 - 5:40am
July 7, 2016
Detroit Lakes hit with two power outages
DETROIT LAKES, MN- A minor power outage early Tuesday morning that occurred in the wake of a major thunderstorm was “totally unrelated” to the storm, according to the Detroit Lakes Public Utilities Department. Heavy equipment operated by a contractor working outside Rossman Elementary...
July 7, 2016 - 10:37am
July 1, 2016
$35 million in boradband funds available through MN DEED
Minnesota organizations may apply for a share of $35 million in grants to expand high-speed Internet around the state, mostly in rural areas. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced Friday it will begin taking applications on July 22. Legislators...
July 1, 2016 - 2:59pm
June 23, 2016
Alcoholics Anonymous and Alanon open speaker meeting Saturday in DL
Everyone is invited to an “open” meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous at Grace Lutheran Church 213 Roosevelt Avenue in Detroit Lakes. The event will take place Saturday, June 25, beginning at 6 p.m. with a potluck dinner followed at 7 p.m. by personal stories of experience,...
June 23, 2016 - 10:13am
June 18, 2016
ALC gets a new location for phy-ed
Detroit Lakes students with the Area Learning Center will no longer be making due with a storage room as a gymnasium. The ALC program was moved over the M-State campus last year from the Historic Holmes Theatre, where they were able to use the DLCCC’s facilities for gym class. There...
June 18, 2016 - 10:21am
June 17, 2016
'Get your glow on' for Illuminight 5K on Saturday
Brace yourselves, lakes area residents — it’s time to ‘get your glow on’! A plethora of local events are taking place this coming weekend,...
June 17, 2016 - 2:23pm
Reunion of 'Awesome class of 1966'
The 1966 graduates of Detroit Lakes High School have taken a 50 year road trip. Now it's time to get off the highway and make a pit stop to reconnect!The reunion committee invites you to Detroit Lakes for our 50th reunion to be held at 6:00 p.m., Friday Sept. 16 at El Loro, Lake Drive,...
June 17, 2016 - 2:15pm
June 16, 2016
Becker County Attorney Gretchen Thilmony is newest state district court judge
Becker County attorney Gretchen Thilmony has been appointed as the new district court judge in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District. She replaces Judge Joseph Evans and will be chambered in Detroit Lakes. Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District consists of Becker, Benton, Clay,...
June 16, 2016 - 4:44pm
March 9, 2016
DL man brings ag studies abroad
Offered an agricultural internship, Justin Stanton of Detroit Lakes got pretty adventurous – he undertook a two-month-long internship in Uruguay....
March 9, 2016 - 11:53am
February 24, 2016
Ecumen-DL uses faux felines for real therapy
Many doctors, social workers and other healthcare professionals extoll the benefits of pet companionship for people living alone – especially...
February 24, 2016 - 3:46pm
Successful blood drive in Detroit Lakes
A total of 40 people volunteered to donate blood, and 34 were able to give during Detroit Lake’s Feb. 13 blood drive. Ten people gave blood on the automated 2RBC machine which collects two units of red blood cells during the donation, so a total of 44 products were collected. One...
February 24, 2016 - 12:21pm
Passport Fair Thursday at DL Post Office
Passport Fair February 25 at Detroit Lakes Post Office DETROIT LAKES — To assist those traveling out-of-the-country for business or pleasure, the Detroit Lakes Post Office, 250 State St. W., will hold a Passport Fair Thursday, Feb. 25 from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. U.S Citizens...
February 24, 2016 - 11:34am
February 21, 2016
Visiting group working with local musicians
When Chris Koza and Rogue Valley make their Historic Holmes Theatre debut this Friday, Feb. 26, they will already have some friends among the...
February 21, 2016 - 5:35am