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Minnesota's school oversight plan approved by federal education officials
SKOL! Purple pride alive and well in DL for Vikings playoff run
Aggravated sentence sought for allegedly meth dealer
Man faces felony charge for 3.5 pounds marijuana
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Saints punter says he wants to meet fourth-grade class from Thielen’s hometown
Vikings WR Thielen questionable but expected to play vs. Eagles
Jacket defense shuts down Frazee girls
Hot start gives Patriots win over LP-A girls
Alexandria sweeps season series from DL girls
'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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Cold-weather snafus cause 3.2-cent gas price hike
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
A winter...triathlon?: DL community center to host indoor competition Jan. 20
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Michael L. Jackson
Marcella M. Eberhardt
Chrystle L. Mortensen
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Keep America's family immigration system
Taking stock as we begin a new year
Marijuana: Feds intrude onto states' rights
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing has come a long, long way
Don't make waves--slow down on the ice
Blane Klemek column: To attract different birds, try new things
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
December 14, 2017
Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 75-year-old Park Rapids man has died and three teenagers were injured in a crash on an icy, snow-covered state Highway 71...
December 14, 2017 - 7:46pm
December 13, 2017
'Christmas miracle at the mall': Free sleigh rides in DL interrupted by spooked horse, no injuries result
Free sleigh rides every Saturday afternoon during the holiday season have been a tradition at the Washington Square Mall dating back well over a decade, bringing Christmas cheer and smiles to the faces of hundreds of children and their families each year. No injuries have been incurred...
December 13, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 1, 2017
Teen dies after truck hits buggy in Todd County
The 17-year-old boy who was driving a horse and buggy that was hit by a semi-truck in northern Todd County has died, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. David Miller of Staples was driving the horse and buggy west on Highway 210 between Hewitt and Staples on Thursday, Nov. 30....
December 1, 2017 - 11:39am
November 20, 2017
Three-year-old wounded by accidental gunshot in Deer Creek
DEER CREEK — A 3-year-old in Deer Creek was apparently shot by a 5-year-old Sunday morning, Nov. 19, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said. The victim is in stable condition at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis, the office said without releasing any names.
November 20, 2017 - 8:19am
August 21, 2017
Boy dies, girl injured after rollover accident
MILLERVILLE, Minn. — A 9-year-old boy is dead and a 10-year-old girl is injured after a utility vehicle accident north of Millerville on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 17. The boy, Jon Thomas Dingwall, was driving a utility task vehicle in a hay field when it overturned on a slope and...
August 21, 2017 - 9:53am
August 8, 2017
Woman injured in gas line explosion at Hawley fourplex
HAWLEY, Minn. –– What originally came in as a call of a residential fire at a fourplex here Tuesday, Aug. 8, turned out to be a corroded...
August 8, 2017 - 10:41pm
UPDATE: Man who was hit by train identified
The man who was stuck and killed by a train just after 5:30 p.m. Sunday has been identified. Joseph Merten Mackner, 41, of Detroit Lakes was...
August 8, 2017 - 10:46am
July 21, 2017
UPDATE: Motorcyclist involved in collision with deer dies
A 54-year-old Lake Park man has died after injuries sustained on July 14, when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a deer in Becker County,...
July 21, 2017 - 9:27am
June 20, 2017
One injured in Highway 59 head-on crash
A woman suffered non-life threatening injuries in a Highway 59 crash just before 9 a.m. today, June 20. A Ford Ranger, driven by Ervin Marvin...
June 20, 2017 - 1:10pm
June 16, 2017
Teen taken hospital after crashing in Becker County field
Becker County, Minn. (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--A 19-year-old man from Park Rapids was taken to the hospital in Fargo after crashing in a field. Minnesota...
June 16, 2017 - 9:03am
May 26, 2017
UPDATE: One dies, one injured in head-on crash on Hwy 34 east of DL
Timothy Alan Lee, 32, of Grand Forks, North Dakota suffered fatal injuries in a head-on collision on Highway 34 near Becker County 29 on Wednesday...
May 26, 2017 - 9:50am
May 25, 2017
Man dies in three-vehicle crash near DL
A 32-year-old Grand Forks man was killed in a three-vehicle crash east of Detroit Lakes yesterday. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the...
May 25, 2017 - 9:22am
May 24, 2017
Driver injured on County Road 17 after swerving to avoid animal
A driver sustained non life-threatening injuries just before 5 p.m. Tuesday after swerving off Becker County Road 17 to avoid hitting an animal. The vehicle, a 2003 Mitsubishi Galant, driven by Veronica Lynn Vennes, 44, of Richville, Minnesota, entered the right ditch and rolled....
May 24, 2017 - 9:51am
May 20, 2017
Survivor of deadly Mandan house explosion relies on faith
MANDAN, N.D. — Elianna Vazquez strode confidently into the Bismarck-Mandan Food Co-op on a Sunday afternoon earlier this month. She was...
May 20, 2017 - 6:50pm
May 1, 2017
One airlifted another injured in ATV accident involving alcohol
ULEN, Minn.—Alcohol was involved in what's described as a serious ATV and dirt bike crash. The Clay County Sheriff's Department says it happened...
May 1, 2017 - 10:18am