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Update: Names of two people killed in crash near Ice Cracking Lodge released
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
DL track teams compete at Eagle Relays
Frazee girls second, boys third at PR Track
Lakeview Golf Course to open Wednesday
Girls basketball summer camp registration open
Eighth-grade DL Pacesetter team advances to state
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Philip Edward Warren
Lorraine Lynn Warren
Rose R. Duescher
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
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
May 18, 2008
Lawmakers struggle to end session
ST. PAUL - Legislative negotiators and Gov. Tim Pawlenty reached agreement on health-care reform and state budget-balancing packages late Saturday, but lawmakers were expected to miss a self-imposed deadline to finish their work as tax negotiations continued into early this morning. House...
May 18, 2008 - 12:00am