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Two local piano students earn MMTA Challenge trophies
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois
Ogema man charged with assaulting his mother
Man charged with four felonies in domestic assault case in DL
Woman, 39, and 13-year-old boy die when trees fall in storm in Boundary Waters
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
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Get serious on special session
A tale of 2 Independence Days
Letter: It’s great to see the tram operating again, with a sharp eye out for weeds
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
4th of July
July 6, 2016
Photo Gallery: Another festive fourth in Detroit Lakes
July 6, 2016 - 11:26am
July 1, 2016
USDA reminds Americans to avoid food borne illness on 4th
No matter where you find yourself on the Fourth of July, you will probably see lots of food, beverages and grass-stained sneakers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is urging everyone to take extra food safety precautions when...
July 1, 2016 - 2:05pm
July 8, 2015
Whole different atmosphere on DL beach, parks over the July 4 holiday
It’s anybody’s guess how a July 4 holiday will turn out in Detroit Lakes. Last year was edgy, with police busy keeping a lid on trouble...
July 8, 2015 - 1:09pm
July 5, 2015
Fireworks and Lightning
Devils Lake, ND (WDAY-TV / WDAZ-TV) -- Check out this incredible image! As the Devils Lake fireworks show was getting underway, thunderstorms...
July 5, 2015 - 4:03pm
June 27, 2015
A fun-filled 4th: Activities abound in DL this year
The stage is set for the Fourth of July to be a hot one in Detroit Lakes, and it has nothing to do with the weather. The holiday falls on...
June 27, 2015 - 5:10am
July 2, 2014
July 4 tradition at the lakes
When it comes to celebrating the red, white and blue on the water, it’s a family affair. LeAnn Grabow and her sister Lynn Schram head up...
July 2, 2014 - 11:57am
July 7, 2013
Perfect day for Independence
This year’s Independence Day celebration could not have gone better. It was a beautiful day filled with fun, friends and fireworks. Carrie...
July 7, 2013 - 4:00pm
July 6, 2013
Cops: No major incidents on 4th
With the beautiful weather and long weekend helping to make the Fourth of July in Detroit Lakes a busy one, law enforcement say it was pretty low key and there were no major incidents. Alcohol was a factor in many of the incidents and arrests both within the city limits and outside,...
July 6, 2013 - 4:00pm
July 1, 2013
July 4th: Barbecue, fireworks, apple pie and freedom
Families and friends enjoying each other’s company, hotdogs and burgers sizzling on the grill, kids clutching melting ice cream cones, and...
July 1, 2013 - 4:15am
June 30, 2013
Lots to do in DL over July 4 week
Just as the sky will be exploding with colors during the Fourth of July fireworks in Detroit Lakes, the weekend will also be bursting with activities...
June 30, 2013 - 3:00pm