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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Sheena Marie Butcher
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
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
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
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September 29, 2017
From Roe vs. Wade to Donald Trump, LaFontaine-Greywind attorney Gloria Allred's resumè runs deep
On Thursday, Sept. 28, the family of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind announced that they have retained the services of high-profile California attorney...
September 29, 2017 - 6:30am
January 13, 2016
DL-Fargo attorney barred from practicing law in Minnesota
An attorney who lists himself as having an office in Detroit Lakes has been barred from practicing law in Minnesota. The cause of the Minnesota action against Fargo attorney Jesse Matson isn’t clear because there hasn’t a publicly released decision against him by the state’s...
January 13, 2016 - 11:44am
December 17, 2015
Stowman honored for client satisfaction
The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Minnesota’s Personal Injury Attorney David...
December 17, 2015 - 5:40am
August 12, 2009
Crime & Accidents for Aug. 7 - Aug. 11
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Department. Thursday, Aug. 7 At 8:26 a.m. a woman reported a wallet stolen at the White Earth Head Start program. At 8:30 p.m. a woman reported her purse had been...
August 12, 2009 - 1:18pm
July 14, 2009
West Fargo School Board decides to hire new newspaper adviser
WEST FARGO - West Fargo High School students were emotional Monday after learning that teacher Jeremy Murphy won't get his job back as the student...
July 14, 2009 - 1:01pm
Board votes to hire new paper adviser
West Fargo High School students were emotional Monday after learning that teacher Jeremy Murphy won't get his job back as the student newspaper...
July 14, 2009 - 8:59am
July 12, 2009
Mental health exam planned for standoff suspect
A Fargo man arrested Wednesday after a standoff with police at an apartment complex has been sent to the North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown...
July 12, 2009 - 12:44am
July 8, 2009
Crime & Accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Becker County Sheriff's Department and Detroit Lakes Police Department: Thursday, July 2 At 1:34 p.m. police responded to a complaint of a pickup truck full of kids not properly restrained. The officer found seven kids in...
July 8, 2009 - 10:23am
July 3, 2009
Woman sues Crookston diocese
CROOKSTON - A woman sued the Catholic Diocese of Crookston on Thursday for more than $50,000, alleging that in 2004, when she was 15, her parish priest in Greenbush, the Rev.
July 3, 2009 - 3:03pm
July 2, 2009
West Fargo teachers, students back student newspaper adviser
WEST FARGO - Dozens of West Fargo teachers and students plan to attend a July 13 School Board meeting, hoping to convince officials to rethink...
July 2, 2009 - 12:50pm
June 24, 2009
Crime & Accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Department: Tuesday, June 16 At 10:25 p.m. an abandoned mobile home was reported burning across from the east projects in White Earth village, on the 33000 block...
June 24, 2009 - 11:36am
June 17, 2009
Crime & Accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Becker County Sheriff's Department and Detroit Lakes Police Department: Friday, June 12 At 2:05 p.m. several people called, including one from St. Mary's Innovis hospital, about a deer wandering through town. Saturday,...
June 17, 2009 - 10:50am
December 9, 2008
Former Park Rapids attorney sentenced to a year in prison for tax evasion
Former Park Rapids attorney Bill Jones will spend a year in prison for filing a false tax return. Jones, 56, was sentenced Dec. 4 in U.S. District Court in St. Paul. His sentence was the result of a plea agreement, in which Jones admitted to filing a tax return for 2001 that falsely...
December 9, 2008 - 12:00am
September 4, 2008
Moorhead attorney's license suspended indefinitely
The Minnesota Supreme Court issued an order Thursday indefinitely suspending Moorhead lawyer Richard Varriano's license for violations of clients' trust accounts. The action followed the court finding of "multiple violations" by Varriano of the professional code of responsibility...
September 4, 2008 - 7:30pm
Switched at birth: DL attorney handled unusual case
DETROIT LAKES - It seems more of a story that producers in Hollywood should be hearing rather than a Detroit Lakes attorney. Two baby girls switched at birth, only to find out 50-some years later they had been raised by opposite families. "When I first heard, I certainly thought...
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am