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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
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
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
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
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
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
September 22, 2016
TENNIS: Shorthanded Lakers drop two at Bemidji triangular
The Laker tennis team dropped a pair of matches at Bemidji playing without top singles player Grace Kinney and Makenna Duncan, DL’s no. 3 singles player. Bemidji swept the shorthanded Lakers 7-0, while Crookston won five of seven matches against DL. “Anytime your number one is...
September 22, 2016 - 10:50am
August 30, 2016
Lumberjacks put a dozen goals up on Laker boys
The Bemidji High School boys soccer team made it look easy Tuesday night, beating Detroit Lakes 12-1 at Chet Anderson Stadium. The match was...
August 30, 2016 - 11:48pm
Mannheim Steamroller is coming to Bemidji Nov. 23
Mannheim Steamroller’s 32nd anniversary of the Christmas Tour will make a stop in Bemidji at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Sanford Center Arena, 1111 Event Center Drive NE. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. This year marks the 32nd anniversary of the Christmas Tour and release of “Mannheim...
July 30, 2016 - 5:35am
July 29, 2016
If the shoe fits, paint it: Sisters create custom shoes in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—Isaiah 52:7 reads “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings,...
July 29, 2016 - 5:50am
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
With more car owners opting to “plug it in” rather than “fill it up,” local groups are coming together to provide electric vehicle charging...
July 29, 2016 - 5:45am
July 27, 2016
Local golfers compete at The Birchmont (Friday Update)
Four Detroit Lakes golfers are competing in the first of the three late summer resort golf tournaments, the 92nd Birchmont at Bemidji Town and Country Club. Hunter Burnside is the lone junior in the tournament and qualified for championship match play via playoff after shooting an...
July 27, 2016 - 2:53pm
July 23, 2016
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Heated frustration matched sweltering temperatures for losing teams at day two of the American Legion Sub-state 14 baseball tournament in Thief...
July 23, 2016 - 11:36am
June 29, 2016
Bemidji, DL split Legion doubleheader
Bemidji and Detroit Lakes squared off for 16 innings of baseball Tuesday night at Washington Park with both teams leaving the field with one...
June 29, 2016 - 10:02am
June 24, 2016
5-year-old Bemijdi girl rescued from kidnapper
A 32-year-old man has been arrested for kidnapping in connection with the disappearance of a 5-year-old Bemidji girl, who was found early Thursday morning in a pop-up camper near Bigfork, Minn. Brittany Balcer was reported missing Wednesday after an overnight fire destroyed a home...
June 24, 2016 - 1:58pm
June 15, 2016
Bemidji man facing manslaughter charges in death of 2-year-old girl
A Bemidji foster parent has been charged with two counts of second-degree manslaughter in connection with the death of 2-year-old girl who apparently drowned in a laundry tote in a shower. Nathan Daniel Jackson Sr., 38, was arrested Sunday after the Bemidji Police Department responded...
June 15, 2016 - 10:40am
June 6, 2016
Cihak atop leaderboard, Lakers trail Pirates by three
Isaac Cihak grabbed a share of the lead with Crookston’s Brock Heppner after day one of the Section 8AA golf championships in Bemidji Monday...
June 6, 2016 - 7:47pm
June 1, 2016
Jacks down Lakers in opening round
An eventful second inning helped lift the Bemidji High School baseball team to a 11-6 win over Detroit Lakes in the first round of the Section...
June 1, 2016 - 9:01am
May 31, 2016
Lakers open baseball playoffs Tuesday
Detroit Lakes will face Bemidji Tuesday at Bemidji State University in the opening round of the Section 8AAA playoffs. The game had previously...
May 31, 2016 - 11:35am
May 25, 2016
Lakers swept at Bemidji
The Detroit Lakes baseball team fell to 9-9 on the season after a pair of 10-run losses at Bemidji at Bemidji State University Tuesday afternoon....
May 25, 2016 - 9:20am
May 23, 2016
GOLF: Laker boys runners-up at East-West Classic
Detroit Lakes hosted and finished runners-up to Moorhead by two strokes at the two-day East-West Classic at Bemidji Town & Country and at Headwaters Golf Course in Park Rapids over the weekend. The Lakers shot a season-low team score of the season with a 307 at Headwaters Saturday...
May 23, 2016 - 1:33pm