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Weather Alerts: Blizzard Watch Monday Night and Tuesday
Camp dedicated to military kids
Aaron's Weather Talk: March
Warming Up In March
DL man sentenced for threatening cop
Olson, Freeman qualify for state swimming and diving meet
Tuesday night's girls playoff game postponed
Lucky Leprechaun 5K Fun Run March 14
Frazee's Tanner Reetz gets redemption with state wrestling title
DL advances to 8AAA basketball section final
Tuesday Matters: Everyday Talking
Monday Matters: Everyday I Should
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Friends & Neighbors
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
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
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
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
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?
Severe Weather Announcements (12)
January 14, 2009
The best of 2008 in fiction, nonfiction
Lucky you. This holiday, you got a bookstore gift certificate. That means two things: one, that somebody knows you well and knows you love books. And two, you have to get to a bookstore, pronto! So many books, so little time, right? To make it easy, here are my Top Fifteen Picks,...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
2008-09: Reflections and predictions
The year 2008 is rushing (or has rushed) to an end -- and not too soon. I'm looking forward to getting this one behind us. Now it's time to reflect on the events of the last year and fearlessly forecast what will happen in 2009. Humpty Dumpty Year: 2008 was a Humpty Dumpty year....
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
October 25, 2008
DL city candidates talk downtown development, convention center, other city issues at forum
People gathered in the Minnesota Community & Technical College Tuesday evening to hear from the Detroit Lakes mayor and aldermen candidates. During the Lakes Area League of Women Voters-sponsored forum, the three mayor candidates faced off first, followed by council candidates...
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Changes for 2008 venison donation program to prevent lead problems
Minnesota officials today announced that the state's venison donation program will continue in 2008, though several key changes will be implemented to help avoid the donation of meat contaminated with lead fragments. The Minnesota Hunter Harvested Venison Donation Program is operated...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 27, 2008
Laker football young, but eager, for 2008 season
There will be only three players returning from the 9-1 Detroit Lakes football team from a year ago, as the Lakers look to pursue a second consecutive North Country Conference title. For that to happen, the Lakers will have to rely on some -- correct that -- many new faces to...
August 27, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Two seniors to lead Laker girls' soccer team in 2008
With the departure of eight seniors and a ton of experience from last year's Detroit Lakes girls' soccer team, learning on the fly will be the biggest test for a young Laker squad heading into the 2008 season. The most noticeable difference from a year ago -- in which the Lakers...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 7, 2008
Rimes cancels WE Fest appearance; Byrd takes her place
A severe case of tonsillitis has sidelined country vocalist Leann Rimes on the eve of her WE Fest debut. In a statement published Wednesday, Aug. 6 on her official Web site, www.leannrimesworld.com, Rimes' publicist said that she would be postponing her performance at US99.5's Live...
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am
July 28, 2008
Melissa and Dave Opsahl co-admirals for 2009 Water Carnival
This year's admiral is happy with how the Northwest Water Carnival went this time around. "I was very pleased with it," Frank said of the Water Carnival this year. "I thought it was a successful water carnival.
July 28, 2008 - 12:00am
June 7, 2008
MDA publishes 2008 directory of state's organic farms
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has published its 2008 Directory of Minnesota Organic Farms. The directory lists more than 200 of Minnesota's certified organic producers, organized both by county and by the type of organic crops, livestock, fruits, or vegetables produced.
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Street Faire at the Lakes
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
Senior Fest to be held June 24 at Pavilion
When the Becker County Senior Network hosted Senior Fest in 2004, about 400 seniors turned out for a day of celebrating ... well, seniors. This year, organizers are hoping for 400-500 seniors to come enjoy a day of pontoon rides, music and more. "This is even bigger and better...
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am