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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
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
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
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
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
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?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
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
March 8, 2017
NYM Cultural Center hosts International Women's Day celebration, art exhibit opening March 10
International Women's Day is Wednesday, March 8 and the Cultural Center in New York Mills is honoring the work of women in arts and advocacy with a gallery exhibit, "Women Are the World." The grand opening reception for this exhibit is Friday, March 10 from 5 to 7 p.m., and is free...
March 8, 2017 - 11:20am
March 4, 2017
Painting over the stigma: ‘Canvas the Change’ event hosted in DL
Five Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) students are using a unique medium to fight the stigma of mental health: paint. The group of...
March 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 7, 2017
White Earth artist featured at Plains Art Museum
February 7, 2017 - 9:00am
December 22, 2016
The art of teaching art: Waubun art teacher has freelance glass-fusing studio in her home
Nadine Walker, an art teacher with Waubun-Ogema-White Earth Schools, has always loved art, but she really started experimenting with it in Junior...
December 22, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 23, 2016
Books as art; NYM Cultural Center calls for old books, sets gallery reception Dec.3
The Cultural Center announces its new gallery show, Book as Art, which is open now, and seeks old books from the public to join the exhibition,...
November 23, 2016 - 3:09pm
October 27, 2016
The beauty within; Tamarac photo contest winners capture art
Jane Eastes of Battle Lake took the top honors in Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge's 15th Annual Photography Contest. Winners were announced...
October 27, 2016 - 5:31am
October 9, 2016
Here's what's happening this week at the NYM Cultural Center
The Cultural Center in New York Mills is a busy place this week, with a variety of events on tap between now and next Sunday. First up is a free writing workshop at the NYM Senior Center on Wednesday, Oct. 12 from noon to 1 p.m. The workshop facilitator, Katherine Schaefer, is in...
October 9, 2016 - 5:00am
September 11, 2016
Cormorant art show winners announced
The cormorant area art club has announced the People's Choice Award winners from their annual art show. They are as follows: Grand prize winner...
September 11, 2016 - 5:00am
September 9, 2016
'I just keep creating': DL barber turns everyday objects into guitar art
"I just get obsessive compulsive over stuff," Richard Chelmo says as he holds up a guitar, which he has carved out and decorated. He says his...
September 9, 2016 - 9:45am
August 10, 2016
New Vikings stadium to showcase homegrown talent
The new Minnesota Vikings stadium is garnering a lot of compliments on its impressive beauty - beauty that is now being enhanced by some Detroit...
August 10, 2016 - 10:53am
July 6, 2016
Artist blossoms near Battle Lake
Forget watercolors, Mary Jo Wentz is having too much fun with alcohol inks. Her home studio on Blanche Lake (near Otter Tail Lake) holds an array...
July 6, 2016 - 11:55am
April 10, 2016
DL sculptor uses live model to teach students to create realistic portraits
Great art is not merely perfectly executed technique,” says artist Matthew Kindy in an open letter to his students that he handed out at the...
April 10, 2016 - 5:55am
March 9, 2016
Moorhead woman preserves history through ancient art of birch bark biting
Denise Lajimodiere is resurrecting a dying art. “It died out in my tribe,” the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa member said. “It’s almost...
March 9, 2016 - 5:10am
February 16, 2016
DL artist uses work to portray Native Americans in positive light
After entering her first foster home when she was just 22 months old, and being shunted around to 14 more foster homes before she turned 16,...
Life/Friends & Neighbors
February 16, 2016 - 1:25pm
January 15, 2016
State Arts Board representative coming to DL Jan. 27 to discuss grant options
Interested in a $10,000 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Grant? A representative from MSAB will be at Detroit Lakes’ Historic Holmes Theatre on Wednesday, Jan. 27 for both one-on-one and group sessions with local artists to discuss available grant opportunities and how to apply....
January 15, 2016 - 5:50am