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Area girl found after being gone over the weekend
Meth use, winter cold led to Mahnomen men’s deaths
Mental health outlook better in Minnesota
Winter workshops offered in January
Spuds earn five-point victory over Lakers
Barlund, Tappe lead Hornet girls over Braves
Dance teams nearly sweep at Fergus Falls, fourth at conference kick
Top-ranked Minneota defeats Frazee for Kertscher Duals championship
Otters and Lakers battle to overtime tie
Homemade crescent rolls
Jesus was Jewish
The importance of meeting enrollment deadlines
Social Security COLA became law in 1950
Local student gets MSUM scholarship
Friends & Neighbors
Samuelson named VP at Bell State Bank
Beware: Online flower scams claim locality
Smart tax moves to consider
RDO’s John Deere Equipment moves, grows
Tri-State to announce scholarship winners
Variety of events planned in area
Reviewing the best reads of 2014
Celebrating ‘most wonderful time of the year’
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
Letter: Farm groups, townships oppose Red River dam
Letter: DL basketball players rally around their 4-year-old fan
Legacy funds have not been idle
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Leave us all alone! We can’t breathe!
Voyageurs National Park grows by 61 acres
Wolf ruling may have national impact
Court order puts Great Lakes wolves back on endangered species list
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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