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Minnesota kids are masters of the ACT test
Two Clay County prosecutors disciplined for online comments
Twist on fair politics: GOP vs. GOP
Master Gardener training to be held
Boats & Bars to be filled with music, fun
No MVP hangover for Maya Moore as Lynx survive late scare
Girls Tennis: DL pulls out thrilling victory under the lights at Fergus Falls
Girls Tennis: Lakers fifth at Highway 10 Open
Local martial artists compete in Asian Fencing Championships
Soccer: Laker boys continue shutout streak over Otters
In the Zone
Teens help raise cash, awareness for pets
Last advice: Be kind, be kind always
Driver’s license test: Sometimes it’s OK to just pass
Identity thieves target kids as well as adults
BLT’s a summer classic
Friends & Neighbors
Independent stylist joins Shear Grace
July job loss doesn’t shake yearly gain
Williams named new sports editor in DL
Gas prices descend with end of summer
Sanford Health helping to build 300 clinics in Ghana
Perkins ready to give back to fans with weekend concerts in Medora
Josh Turner at Shooting Star Friday
Hope Fest to bring family fun to DL
Aloha from DL Library: Hawaii became 50th state in 1959
Pine to Palm Traditions
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
Letter: Hats off to election judges
Minnesota moose plate inspirational
Lynn Hummel: Let me give you some advice
Goodbye to a great sports editor
Letter: You betcha, dat roundabout whirligig confuses a guy
Strong duck populations mean ‘liberal’ bag limits this season
DNR to keep most restrictions in place for Scientific and Natural Areas
Brad Laabs: Know what to do when you get injured fishing
Blane Klemek: Common nighthawks are perfectly adapted to their way of life
Wild rice season opened Friday
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 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