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Roosevelt teachers say both their jobs are all about service
Crash with injuries in Otter Tail County Friday
Lots of school, city seats open
Area cops feeling public’s support
Man on Highway 10 is on a mission
Upset-minded Perham sends DL to Sub-state 14 elimination bracket
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Andy Lia given key to the city, July 20, 2016 proclaimed Andy Lia Day in Detroit Lakes
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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
February 12, 2016
Snowmobile ice drag races today and Saturday on Little Detroit Lake
Snowmobile ice drag races are happening in Detroit Lakes today and Saturday off the public access on West Lake Drive and Rossman Avenue. Danny Steinmetz of Detroit Lakes, who broke the world snowmobile speed record at the Minnesota State Championship Ice Drags in Detroit Lakes...
February 12, 2016 - 10:02am
February 7, 2016
Fall musical ‘Aida’ receives multiple awards from Hennepin Theatre Trust
The depth and breadth of talent to be found in Detroit Lakes High School’s annual fall musical is something that local residents have almost...
February 7, 2016 - 5:50am
Healthcare facilities in need of help
Local healthcare facilities are experiencing some chronic pains that often come with significant growth, and they’re hoping some aggressive treatment is just what the doctor ordered. “We are feeling the effects of what is happening on a regional and local level,” said Peter...
February 7, 2016 - 5:45am