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Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline
Man accused of shooting deputy faces four felony counts, including attempted murder
Grand Rapids juvenile facility officer accused of sexually assaulting teen
Driver impatience leads to train collisions
Students injured when truck, school bus collide near Renville, Minn.
MSU-Mankato players expected to return to practice Friday
Timberwolves, Adelman to part; went 97-133 with team
Mankato football players refuse to practice for reinstated coach
Homers carry Lakers to 2-0 start to season
DL picks up first ‘W’
In the Zone
LP-A students win national award
Holly McCamant: World comes to life once spring is here
Goeun Park: L.A.’s Union Station proves that the American Dream is still alive today
Sign up to represent community at first Minnesota Sings event
Free bike rodeo is April 26 at Kent Freeman Arena
Friends & Neighbors
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Brian's Beer Brew
Local archer given lifetime achievement award
Minnesota deer-feeding effort all but over
Brad Laabs: Use caution on ice; get ready for open water
Blane Klemek: The American crow is one of the smartest wild birds
Bear hunt application deadline is May 2
Hospice heads to Hwy 10
Sign-ups begin for USDA disaster relief
Otter Tail Power gets new president/COO
Spanky’s hires new general manager
Reining in the cost of prom
State roads are slip sliding away
Lynn Hummel: Early morning fog makes the imagination run wild
Transportation is a non-partisan issue in greater Minnesota
DL should help, not hinder downtown businesses
A low health ranking for Becker County
‘Vintage’: An old-fashioned tale of friendship
Magic show closes out Top Hat season
Cantus coming to Wadena April 23
‘Long Live the 80s’ set for Fargo May 17
Cash tribute set May 6
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 mayor after the first of the year. Brenk, who has served as an alderman and vice mayor for 18 years, Bob Renney and Jim Vareberg were compet-ing...
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
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
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
June 15, 2008
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
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
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