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Hottest ticket in town: Lakes Crisis & Resource Center’s banquet, auction sells out
St. Jude's Radiothon set for April 6-7 on local stations: BTD Manufacturing is challenging area businesses to match its contribution
Child sex charges pending for Bemidji middle school assistant principal
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
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Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Friends & Neighbors
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
December 8, 2008
Sister of missing Thief River Falls woman dies in car crash
A sister of Gina Anderson, the Thief River Falls woman missing since Oct. 23, died early Sunday in a one-car accident in Pennington County. Jill Lappegaard was 22, said her father, Steve Lappegaard. "We're devastated," he said, his voice breaking. Jill lived with her parents, Steve...
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Brenk is DL's new mayor; Marks Erickson elected to council along with incumbents
After 30-plus year under the direction of Mayor Larry Buboltz, the city of Detroit Lakes will see a new leader when Matt Brenk takes over as...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Anderson and Lia a pair of Lakers through and through
(This will be the first of three installments on the first class of the Detroit Lakes Hall of Honor, which will be inducted at an Oct. 4 ceremony. The nine-person class includes Ralph Anderson, Andy Lia, Jack Campbell, Dave Nelson, Rich Borstad, Todd Jorgenson, Craig Fredrickson,...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Anderson - Eidenschink
Amber Anderson and Tony Eidenschink announce their engagement. The bride-to-be, formerly of International Falls, is employed as a certified licensed pharmacy technician at St. Mary's Innovis Health Hospital, Detroit Lakes. The groom-elect is employed at BNSF Railroad. The...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 6, 2008
Letter: Anderson trial was unfair
I sat through the jury selection in Kenny Andersen's trial. Every one of the jurors selected had heard about the case. What ever happened to change of venue? This case had been highly publicized for almost a year in Becker County. How was this man supposed to get a fair trial?...
July 6, 2008 - 12:00am
Judge denies new trial for Andersen
A request for a new trial from Kenneth Eugene Andersen Jr., 35, has been denied. Andersen, of rural Waubun, was convicted last month of first-degree murder in the April 13, 2007, shooting death of Chad Swedberg of rural Ogema. His attorney, Simon George of Detroit Lakes, filed...
July 6, 2008 - 12:00am
June 15, 2008
Waubun's new superintendent talks discipline, student retention
WAUBUN SCHOOL FOREST, Mahnomen County - In just a few weeks, Waubun-Ogema-White Earth schools will have a new superintendent in place. With current elementary school principal Mitch Anderson taking the district's top job on July 1, he'll have plenty of help with the transition...
June 15, 2008 - 12:00am
Andersen gets life in prison
DETROIT LAKES - In Minnesota, a conviction for first-degree murder carries an automatic sentence of life in prison. So despite claims of innocence and pleas of leniency from the family and friends of Kenneth Andersen, the sentence handed down by District Court Judge Peter Irvine...
June 15, 2008 - 12:00am
June 3, 2008
Geralda E. Anderson
Geralda E. Anderson, 80, Cresco, Iowa, and formerly of Decorah, died Monday, April 28, 2008, in Regional Health Services of Howard County, Cresco, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Survivors include one sister, June Gray, Andover, Minn., two brothers, Wayne Chase,...
June 3, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
Anderson murder trial begins in DL
Jesse Fain may have been just three years younger than his stepfather, Chad Swedberg, but he clearly liked him, enjoyed his company, and grieves his loss. The soft-spoken Fain, now 32, with short-cropped black hair and neatly trimmed beard and mustache, was called to stand Tuesday...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
February 27, 2008
Waubun combines superintendent, principal jobs -- Mitch Anderson started career as teacher
It's been a busy few years for Ogema Elementary Principal Mitch Anderson. He moved from teaching third and fourth grade in Becker to the principal position at Ogema, from being a teacher to being an administrator, and as of July 1, he'll move into the combined role of elementary...
February 27, 2008 - 12:00am
February 26, 2008
Former Detroit Lakes resident Junelle Louise Anderson, 60, died Dec. 31, 2007, in Bradenton, Fla., where she resided for the past 18 years. Junelle was born Dec. 13, 1947, to Jack and Violet Wood, Detroit Lakes, where she grew up and attended school.
February 26, 2008 - 12:00am