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DL man suffers gunshot wound
Exploring the lakes' winged wonders: Detroit Lakes' 20th Annual Festival of Birds set for May 18-21
Tax preparer accused of not paying her taxes
Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
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Area kids place at state free throw competition
Smith Leads Huskers at Big Ten Championships
Little Lakers Boys Basketball summer camp registration
Summer girls basketball camp registration
Hornets push win streak to four
It's National Stress Awareness Month: Take some time to unwind
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Friends & Neighbors
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Richard M. Gordon
Janice Erickson Dollinger
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
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'
Pine to Palm
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
January 2, 2016
LRAC to fund student art mentorships
Lake Region Arts Council is once again offering regional high school students in grades 9-11 the opportunity to be a “protégée artist.” The LRAC Artist Mentor program matches students with professional artists who will mentor the students for 15 hours this summer. Students...
January 2, 2016 - 5:30am
December 15, 2015
Local artist’s work featured at DL Library this month
Though she has worked as a professional artist and photographer in places like Seattle, San Francisco, New York and even Alaska, Rebecca Raymond’s...
Life/Friends & Neighbors
December 15, 2015 - 3:00pm
Holmes Art Show kicks off Thursday
It's an arts extravaganza that has served as the unofficial kickoff to the holiday season in Detroit Lakes every year since 2004. The 2015...
November 15, 2015 - 5:15am
November 6, 2015
Lake Region Arts Council now accepting applications for Artist Mentor Grants
Students, would you like a grant valued at $600 to study your art? Students in grades 9-11 who reside in the 9-county region served by Lake Region Arts Council have an opportunity to apply for an Artist Mentor Grant from now through Feb. 1, 2016. Grants are available in all...
November 6, 2015 - 5:55am
October 14, 2015
The benefits of public art can vary
Everyone has seen examples of public art: A mural on the side of a downtown building, a statue on the lawn of a library or a government building, a wood carving in the lobby of a bank. It can serve a variety of purposes, from fundraising to advertising to rallying public support...
October 14, 2015 - 12:49pm
September 7, 2015
Local artists walk away winners at Cormorant Art Show, July 11-12
The Cormorant Area Fine Art Show, held July 11-12 at the Cormorant Community Center, hosted people from across the United States. Twenty-five...
September 7, 2015 - 5:05am
June 15, 2015
Gallery paints way for artists
The unique artwork and the numerous floral and sculpture gardens aren’t the only intriguing elements that draw locals to this Minnesota countryside...
June 15, 2015 - 1:35pm
May 16, 2015
Booths available for Perham’s Pioneer Fest
It’s a little bit country and a whole lotta arts and culture at the 45th Annual Perham Pioneer Fest on Aug. 22. Be a featured artist at this country festival, located on 25 scenic acres just 1/2 mile from downtown Perham, Minnesota. Booths are still available for artists, but...
May 16, 2015 - 5:00am
April 29, 2015
Ecumen to host grand opening
With its $10 million expansion and renovation project now essentially complete, Ecumen-Detroit Lakes is ready to celebrate. Next Wednesday,...
April 29, 2015 - 1:00pm
March 17, 2015
Red Lake Falls artist paints portraits of domestic violence victims
Artist Bonnie Lee never wants the world to forget the lives of her friend Tina Martin and cousin Dawn Sanquist-Anderson. Both women died at...
March 17, 2015 - 3:38pm
February 22, 2015
Students learn art of mosaics
When Minnesota was celebrating its sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) back in 2008, Detroit Lakes was one of the communities chosen to be “Capital...
February 22, 2015 - 6:05am
February 17, 2015
Museum program director helps to create opportunities for Native American artists
Laura Youngbird’s new position at the Plains Art Museum combines several of her lifelong passions: art, art education and Native American history. As...
February 17, 2015 - 3:24pm
January 30, 2015
Arts Accelerator business grand opening set Friday
The Grand Opening of the new Gizhiigin Arts Accelerator in Mahnomen is set for this Friday, Jan. 30. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at noon, followed by a community luncheon. Gizhiigin is located at 202 Main Avenue in Mahnomen, on the southeast corner of Madison...
January 30, 2015 - 8:00am