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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
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
August 9, 2017
America's drinking problem is much worse this century
Americans are drinking more than they used to, a troubling trend with potentially dire implications for the country's future health-care costs....
August 9, 2017 - 12:21pm
June 3, 2017
Shake it 'til you make it: 3 cocktails to kick off summer
It's that time of year. We bask in the sun, breathe in the fresh air and exhale a sigh of relief as we lounge outdoors with a cold drink —...
June 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
Where everybody knows your game: Lake Lida ice fishing bar is hotspot for a cold one
The door to the Hillbillies Ice Hole Bar shakes open, making a slight popping noise as the seal releases. Audible gasps can be heard as a pair...
February 3, 2017 - 2:33pm
The spirits of Scandinavian culture: Skal exhibit opens at Becker County Historical Society and Museum
Raise your glass, look your companions in the eye, say "Skål!" with gusto. Take a drink, look your companions in the eye again, set down your...
February 3, 2017 - 10:00am
September 30, 2016
Concordia to allow 'of age' students to drink 'limited quantities' of alcohol on campus
Concordia College will allow students who are 21 years old to drink "limited quantities" of alcohol in private living areas on campus, ending...
September 30, 2016 - 12:38pm
April 17, 2015
Alcohol suspected in series of crashes
A Pelican Rapids man was injured in a series of crashes and erratic driving incidents Saturday evening in Pelican Rapids. Jerald A. Jacobson, 54, suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. He was taken to Essentia St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit Lakes....
April 17, 2015 - 5:35am
February 6, 2015
Rep. Kahn again proposes lower drinking age
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February 6, 2015 - 5:25am
January 31, 2015
BSU takes a sober look at alcohol use
Students at Bemidji State University are not naive to the detrimental effects of alcohol use, and neither is the BSU administration. The two groups came together Thursday morning in the Beaux Arts Ballroom at Hobson Memorial Union for a Campus Summit on Alcohol and Student Safety....
January 31, 2015 - 9:00am
May 17, 2014
Marcus Theatres drops plan to serve liquor at West Acres Cinema
Marcus Theatres is shelving its plan to offer liquor in its Fargo movie theaters, citing reluctance from community leaders and residents. When Marcus, which operates Fargo’s two major first-run theaters, proposed setting up a lounge and bar area in the West Acres Cinema in February,...
May 17, 2014 - 12:30pm
May 2, 2014
Perham drops alcohol screening plan for prom after ACLU protest
May 2, 2014 - 10:30am
February 12, 2014
Rural Becker County was the perfect location for making illegal alcohol
In 1901, William “Pussyfoot” Johnson was tasked with closing down every saloon in the state of Minnesota. There were 13 in Detroit Lakes...
February 12, 2014 - 9:29am
July 19, 2013
Denver man charged in boating accident that injured girlfriend
BEMIDJI, Minn. – A Denver man was charged Thursday after allegedly running over his girlfriend with a boat while intoxicated Tuesday afternoon. Lee Pratt Zitzer, 22, was charged with one count of operating a motor vehicle with an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more.
July 19, 2013 - 10:28am
June 27, 2013
Booze and boating don’t mix; DNR ramps up enforcement this weekend
Boaters should think twice before having a cocktail on the water, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said. The DNR and other agencies around the state are stepping up patrols for impaired boaters this weekend — June 28-30.
June 27, 2013 - 12:37pm
June 9, 2013
County Crackdown: Drinking on the Ottertail
Tubing the Ottertail River has always been a popular summer tradition in the lakes area. And part of that tradition has often included enjoying...
June 9, 2013 - 3:00pm
June 4, 2013
Authorities: Alcohol involved in fatal crash in Carlton County
Authorities said they believe alcohol was a factor in the rural Carlton County crash that killed a Cloquet woman and injured her husband Saturday. Kari Renee Luoma, 34, was killed and Jeremiah Luoma injured when their vehicle was hit by a vehicle driven by Megan Dana Dickenson,...
June 4, 2013 - 9:30am