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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
County museum abloom with events this weekend
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
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
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
July 23, 2015
Man who terrorized Alexandria with armed robberies, sexual assaults sentenced to prison
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – A 29-year-old man, who terrorized the Alexandria community while committing a string of armed robberies and sexual assaults 16 months ago, has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison and officials pledged to keep an eye on him the rest of his life. Michael...
July 23, 2015 - 9:06am
July 9, 2015
Alexandria teen dies after contracting rare brain infection from lake
An Alexandria, Minn., teen has died after contracting a rare and severe brain infection while swimming in Lake Minnewaska in Pope County, according...
July 9, 2015 - 2:49pm
May 20, 2015
Cardinals eliminate Laker tennis team 6-1
The underdog Laker tennis team needed a perfect day to advance at Section 8AA subsection meet versus Alexandria. The Cardinals held the Lakers at bay winning 6-1 to advance and end the team portion of the DL season. Senior Alex Fondrick scored the lone victory for the Lakers...
May 20, 2015 - 10:33am
May 16, 2015
Fondrick and Howard pick up wins in losses to TRF and Alex
The Laker tennis team dropped a pair of home matches to Thief River Falls and Alexandria by matching scores of 6-1 Friday. Thief River Falls went 2-0 on the day defeating Alexandria for the fifth time this season. The Prowlers won a close match 4-3. Alex Fondrick and Caleb...
May 16, 2015 - 11:46am
April 30, 2015
Golf: Smith, Laker girls, on a roll
Laker junior Kate Smith has rattled off four consecutive medalist finishes and has only missed the top spot in one meet this year, a second place finish in the opening tournament of the season at Moorhead. Tuesday, Smith fired a 71 to win by four strokes over Minnewaska’s Jenna...
April 30, 2015 - 1:08pm
March 31, 2015
Child who fell through ice near Alexandria dies
March 31, 2015 - 2:49pm
March 20, 2015
Guest editorial: Health bills make sense
Forum News Service has a reporter, Don Davis, at the state Capitol covering political issues and he provided stories this week on legislation that, in our view, make sense. The proposals address health issues, which although unrelated, would bode well for our region. Several mental...
March 20, 2015 - 3:21pm
March 7, 2015
Alexandria advances to 8AAA final holding Albany to a season-low 36 points
MOORHEAD — The No. 2-seeded Alexandria Cardinals used a 12-0 run out of halftime and protected the lead for a 48-36 victory over No. 3 Albany...
March 7, 2015 - 10:59pm
March 4, 2015
Man dies after falling through ice on Alexandria-area lake, boy hospitalized
One of the people rescued after falling through the ice of Lake Andrew last night has died, according to family members. In a statement issued...
March 4, 2015 - 1:18pm
February 26, 2015
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Tri-State Manufacturers’ Association will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 3 in Alexandria. Events will begin at 2:30 p.m. with a West Central Minnesota Export Roundtable sponsored by the Minnesota Trade Office at FORCE America. There is no charge for this...
February 26, 2015 - 5:25am
February 21, 2015
Boys Hoops: Alexandria clips Lakers in season finale
Alexandria muddled a tight race for the top section playoff seed in a two-point road victory at Detroit Lakes in 8AAA boys basketball Friday night. The Cardinals entered the game with a QRF ranking of 19. The Lakers were 20 heading into the season finale. The 45-43 win bumped...
February 21, 2015 - 9:13am
February 20, 2015
Douglas County deputy tells of the time a bulletproof vest saved his life
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- “I saw the flash out of the left side corner of my eye and I felt something hit my chest. I heard that noise and I knew...
February 20, 2015 - 11:10am
February 13, 2015
Alexandria ends Lakers' season in section final
The Alexandria Cardinals defeated Detroit Lakes 3-1 in the Section 6A girls hockey final at Fergus Falls Community Arena Friday night. The...
February 13, 2015 - 10:35pm
February 11, 2015
Cards back in the section title game
The Alexandria girls hockey team didn’t mess around on Tuesday night. The Cardinals came into the Section 6A semifinals as the heavy favorites...
February 11, 2015 - 10:00am
February 10, 2015
Seebold goal sends Laker girls to section final
Senior winger Emily Seebold scored her first career game-winner and Veronica Badurek recorded her eighth shutout this season in a tight 1-0 Laker...
February 10, 2015 - 10:32pm