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Congressman Peterson's meeting with 'Ikes' tonight is cancelled
Capitol Chatter: Dayton lofts bonding hail Mary pass
New sailboat decorations added to beachfront: Ice Harvest Committee donation is thanks for community's support
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
Court backs Team Industries in injured worker case
Freeman stars on shorthanded diving lineup at California Baptist
Area college track update
NCE/U-H takes down D-G-F on the road, 57-46
ULTRA snowmobile club membership meeting Jan. 25
Laker ski teams compete at Bemidji Pursuits
'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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
MN gas cost rises more than six cents per gallon
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Phoebe "Penny" Eleanor Avesia (Jensen) Barnick
Doris L. Mjolsness
Richard "Moon" Mellen
Cordell "Corky" Kittelson
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Here comes the plow - what do you do?
To curb climate change, cities need the right design
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
Bad things happen out there if you aren't prepared
The ice angler's landing net: Alexandria's Dresch makes a product to help get more fish in the pail
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
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
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
November 26, 2013
Ford recalls 2013 Escape SUVs for seventh time
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's bad safety streak with its 2013 Escape continued on Tuesday as the automaker issued two more recalls for...
November 26, 2013 - 11:38am
October 25, 2013
13 ejected from van during rollover in southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON, Minn. -- Thirteen people were thrown from a van after it slid off an icy section of Interstate 90 in southwest Minnesota and rolled. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident happened at 1:40 a.m. near Worthington. A 2003 Chevrolet Express G3500 was eastbound...
October 25, 2013 - 10:18am
October 24, 2013
Traffic deaths hit 300
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota is en route to nearly 400 traffic deaths this year, so the Public Safety Department plans a Halloween drunken driving crackdown this weekend. The drunken driving enforcement period follows the state reaching the 300-death mark earlier this week.
October 24, 2013 - 7:51pm
October 23, 2013
Hoeven, Klobuchar propose federal law to protect driver data
Cali Owings | Forum News Service
October 23, 2013 - 8:20am
October 22, 2013
Alcohol seen as factor in fatal rollover near Laporte
LAPORTE — Authorities said alcohol appears to have been a factor in a rollover crash early Monday that killed a Cass Lake man and injured two others south of LaPorte. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Anthony Hare Jr., 18, of Cass Lake, was westbound on state Highway...
October 22, 2013 - 8:59pm
October 21, 2013
Driver injured in rollover near Alexandria Sunday
A 19-year old man from Waverly was injured in a one-vehicle rollover south of Alexandria Sunday night. Alexander Bersie was driving a 2001 Ford on Highway 29 near Brush Wolf Road at 9:39 p.m. when it veered off the right side of the road and rolled, according to the Minnesota State...
October 21, 2013 - 10:41am
One dies in single vehicle rollover early Monday near Laporte
One person has died in a single-vehicle rollover early Monday morning outside of Laporte. The car’s passenger was taken to Sanford Bemidji with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. The driver, who was dead at the scene, had to be extricated from the wreckage...
October 21, 2013 - 8:12am
October 18, 2013
Crackdown on commercial vehicles begins next week in Minn.
ST. PAUL – Commercial drivers in Minnesota can expect stricter enforcement of seatbelts, driver roadside inspections and regulatory compliance next week. The Minnesota State Patrol Commercial Vehicle Section will be increasing traffic enforcement statewide Oct.
October 18, 2013 - 1:00pm
October 17, 2013
Detroit Lakes woman injured in car accident
A Detroit Lakes woman was taken to the hospital by ambulance after a two car accident in Detroit Lakes on Friday. Frances Louise Johnson, 77, of Detroit Lakes was taken by St. Mary’s Ambulance to Essentia St. Mary’s Hospital. No information was available on possible injuries. She...
October 17, 2013 - 8:30am
October 15, 2013
Red Wing woman gets jail for vehicular homicide
ELLSWORTH, Wis. -- A Red Wing woman will serve jail time for her involvement in a crash that killed a Minnesota man a year ago. Cassandra Smith, 21, of Red Wing, Minn., was southbound on Hwy. 63 last October when her vehicle crossed the center line and collided with a northbound...
October 15, 2013 - 8:57pm
September 22, 2013
Classic cars took to the Becker County roads during foliage tour
The classics came to Detroit Lakes this week during the Antique Automobile Club of America Fall Foliage Tour, which the local Lakes 412 chapter...
September 22, 2013 - 10:00am
August 27, 2013
One dead in motorcycle-car crash in Hubbard County
Police say a Bemidji woman fell asleep while intoxicated behind the wheel of her sport utility vehicle before she crossed the centerline and killed a passenger on a motorcycle. Victoria Blakely Whitefeather, 23, was charged in Hubbard County District Court with several counts of...
August 27, 2013 - 2:02pm
July 7, 2013
Teen dies in rollover crash near Hawley
A young man has died from injuries suffered in a one-car rollover Saturday evening near Hawley. Michael Livdahl, 19, was the driver of a passenger car that lost control, left the roadway and rolled into a ditch on the 21000 block of 28th Avenue North, a few miles north of Hawley. He...
July 7, 2013 - 5:03pm
July 1, 2013
Three serious injury accidents in the area over the weekend
Three serious injury-accidents were reported in the area over the weekend. According to the State Patrol: An Osage man was seriously hurt in a head-on collision between a motorcycle and pickup truck on Highway 34 Sunday afternoon. Robert Vigesaa, 48, was traveling westbound...
July 1, 2013 - 9:00am
June 15, 2013
Ready for extra police patrols?
Think speeding is a harmless crime? You might be surprised at the cost in lives and economic potential. In Becker County, the economic impact was pegged at about $28 million for deaths and accidents related to crashes from 2009 to 2011. Four of 15 crash deaths were speed-related,...
June 15, 2013 - 4:00pm