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Body of missing Lake Park man found
AgweekTV: A New Barn for Healthy Pigs
Grandson arrested for murder in deaths of couple called pillars of Minn. town
Body of missing northwest Minn. man found
Driver sentenced for hit-and-run that killed northwest Minn. girl near Lake Mille Lacs
Jaguars end Mahnomen-Waubun's season in consolation semis
Activities commitment celebration Monday, March 26
Top-seeded Crusaders blow out Mahnomen-Waubun in Class A quarters
Brooklyn Center hands Breckenridge first-round loss
Prep boys basketball: Triple the heartbreak for Esko
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Music, dancing and more coming to lakes area this month
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
William "Willy" Weber
Catherine S. Doll
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
Lyle Byron Oja
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
March 7, 2018
New study reveals significant impact of arts and culture on Becker County economy
Arts and culture activities have a significant economic impact on Becker County and its residents, according to a new collaborative study released...
March 7, 2018 - 3:03pm
February 28, 2018
Local Sons of Norway to host Scandinavian Festival this Sunday
Scandinavian heritage has deep roots in the lakes area, and the Sons of Norway-Vikingland Lodge is setting out to reinvigorate the region's Viking...
February 28, 2018 - 3:00pm
February 17, 2018
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
They said it was kind of like building a snowman—but a lot more complicated. Bundled up in their snowsuits and wielding tools of all shapes...
February 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 25, 2018
Play explores human side of Martin Luther King Jr.
"Something is happening in our world. The masses of people are rising up. And wherever they are assembled today ... the cry is always the same: 'We want to be free.'" Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke these powerful words in his "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech in Memphis on...
January 25, 2018 - 2:00pm
October 29, 2017
'Picturing the Good Life' photo contest to open soon in Wadena
Wadena-area shutterbugs have a chance to hone their skills while earning prize money and promoting the Wadena region through a new photo contest, "Picturing the Good Life." The website for the contest and complete guidelines will be ready in about week, and the official kick-off will...
October 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
October 25, 2017
Park Rapids, Menahga high schools team up for musical production this weekend
"Urinetown the Musical" is a 2001 Broadway show and winner of three Tony Awards. A joint production of this musical production by the Park Rapids and Menahga High Schools will be held Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 26-28 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. inside the Park Rapids...
October 25, 2017 - 2:13pm
July 30, 2017
Into the woods: Ely musician turns ‘Root Beer Lady’ Dorothy Molter’s story into a musical
ELY, Minn. — A long-ish time ago, on an island in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, there lived a nurse who made root beer for...
July 30, 2017 - 7:28am
July 26, 2017
Arts and culture boost Minnesota, North Dakota economies, studies show
MOORHEAD — The nonprofit arts and culture industry in eight northwest Minnesota counties, including Clay County, generates over $22 million...
July 26, 2017 - 8:00am
July 19, 2017
Arts and music at Maplewood
The natural beauty of Maplewood State Park is the perfect backdrop for two events set to take place this month at the Josh Hanson Memorial Picnic...
July 19, 2017 - 11:29am
July 6, 2017
Art returns to parks in NYM, Wadena this summer
Another summer is in full swing, parents are wishing for school, and the Cultural Center in New York Mills offers a free summer program for children looking for something to do. Art In Your Park has been a successful community public art opportunity for the several summers and this...
July 6, 2017 - 10:00am
June 9, 2017
Pow wows and bike rides and rodeos, oh my!: Lakes area's weekend entertainment calendar is jam packed
It's official: The lazy, hazy days of summer have arrived in the lakes area — and there's no shortage of ways to celebrate that fact this...
June 9, 2017 - 1:00pm
'Arts Access for All': Hjemkomst Center to offer arts education focused on people with disabilities
The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County (HCSCC) is excited to announce a new monthly educational series focusing on people with disabilities...
February 9, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 8, 2017
Painting class set for Feb. 11 at NYM's Cultural Center
Join instructor and regional artist Aleda Windels at the Cultural Center in New York Mills on Saturday, Feb. 11 from noon to 3 p.m. for an oil and acrylic painting class. Students will complete a still life orchid painting to take home in addition to honing skills. This "Art Rehabilitated"...
February 8, 2017 - 6:00pm
January 23, 2017
Photographer chronicles abandoned Fergus Falls hospital
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — For 119 years, the Fergus Falls State Hospital was home to thousands of patients with physical and mental disabilities....
January 23, 2017 - 8:51am
January 9, 2017
Hall, Whitehead nominated for MSHSL Triple A Award
Mitchell Hall and Elise Whitehead have been selected as the Lake Park-Audubon High School nominees for the Minnesota State High School League...
January 9, 2017 - 2:27pm