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Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
In-home daycare providers particularly feeling the stress of new regulations
Introducing the Ice Harvest 440: CMPR vintage sled races coming to Little Detroit Lake Feb. 24
Missing 27-year-old pregnant woman found dead in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Tips to make being on ice safer
Hibbert extends points lead at Eastern National
DL PeeWee A’s advance to Regions
Perham’s Lopez seals section title over DL
U.S. women's hockey team breezes past Finland, will play for gold
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
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
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
Lakeshirts announces annual profit share
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
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Hildur "Peg" Coen
Leo Riegert Sr.
Jerome H. Hunke
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
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
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
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
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
Severe Weather Announcements (2)
November 23, 2009
Kid Rock coming to WE Fest
Kid Rock, the hip-hop-turned hard rock turned crossover country artist will headline the night of August 6 at next summer's WE Fest, according...
November 23, 2009 - 1:22pm
November 18, 2009
Missing plane found east of Mahnomen; officials ID pilot's body
WHITE EARTH STATE FOREST -- The body of Andrew Lindberg was recovered Wednesday by early afternoon from the wreckage of his Piper Cherokee in...
November 18, 2009 - 8:21am
November 5, 2009
MeritCare to double clinic size in Detroit Lakes expansion
DETROIT LAKES - An 33,000-square foot expansion to MeritCare Detroit Lakes is expected to be complete by spring 2011, the health provider announced in a news release this morning. The expansion will be to the east of the existing clinic at 1245 Washington Ave., and the project also...
November 5, 2009 - 12:33pm
October 23, 2009
H1N1 vaccine available for kindergartners and first-graders in area schools
Kindergarten and first-grade students in the Detroit Lakes, Frazee-Vergas and Lake Park-Audubon school districts can receive H1N1 influenza vaccinations for free next week. In an Instant Alert message sent Friday evening, Detroit Lakes Superintendent Doug Froke said that Becker County...
October 23, 2009 - 5:11pm
October 14, 2009
First widespread snow of season expected in region
GRAND FORKS -- Dust off those winter driving skills. The first widespread snow of the season is quite possible by late tonight in the Red River Valley, and perhaps sooner across much of North Dakota. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 7 p.m. today...
October 14, 2009 - 8:48am
October 8, 2009
Freeze warning in effect tonight, snow may follow
GRAND FORKS - The first hard freeze of the fall season is on its way, and some snow could follow it, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Forks. A freeze warning will be in effect from 10 p.m. today to 10 a.m. Friday, with temperatures expected to fall into the mid-20s...
October 8, 2009 - 12:23pm
September 29, 2009
County Road 54 construction to start Wednesday, detours placed today
Construction on County Road 54 from 310th Avenue to County Road 29 will start Wednesday. Due to this major reconstruction, the roadway will be closed to through traffic until the gravel placement is completed. Access shall be provided to local traffic adjacent to the project,...
September 29, 2009 - 2:49pm
September 28, 2009
Frost advisory issued for area
The first frost this season could come tonight Strong winds should continue through this afternoon before dying down overnight and giving way to a chance of frost. The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday for all of eastern North Dakota...
September 28, 2009 - 8:58am
September 25, 2009
Woman, 2 young children die in horiffic White Earth crash
WHITE EARTH -- A second deadly crash in three months involving the same family took the lives of a pregnant mother and her two sons Friday, the...
September 25, 2009 - 2:43pm
September 23, 2009
Accomplice in Dewey shooting sentenced to 24 months in prison
MAHNOMEN -- The admitted accomplice of the man accused of shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey was sentenced to 24 months...
September 23, 2009 - 2:17pm
September 4, 2009
Obama speech controversy felt at local level
The controversy surrounding President Obama's speech to students across the nation has reached local school districts. Obama is scheduled to deliver the address at 11 a.m. Central Time on Tuesday. One district, Lake Park-Audubon, will not show the speech live, while Detroit Lakes...
September 4, 2009 - 10:39am
September 3, 2009
Swine flu forces Minnesota State Fair to send more than 100 children home
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. - Minnesota 4-H officials are sending 120 youths home from the State Fair after some came down with the H1N1 swine flu. Four 4-H members and one staffer early today were confirmed as having the new flu.
September 3, 2009 - 1:37pm
Update: Suspected bank robbers near Frazee identified by authorities
In the late evening hours of Tuesday, Sept. 1 on Highway 10 east of Detroit Lakes, a State Trooper stopped a vehicle for speeding. Upon further investigation it was learned there was a warrant for the driver, issued by the FBI, in relation to a bank robbery in Gilby, N.D. The...
September 3, 2009 - 1:00pm
August 16, 2009
Pine to Palm: Hoge takes Championship over Campbell
West Fargo's Tom Hoge won the Pine to Palm Championship on Sunday, besting New Zealand native and University of Minnesota golfer Thomas Campbell. Hoge topped Campbell 3 and 1. He was 4-up after 14 holes, but Campbell came back with two birdies on par-4s on the 15th and 16th holes...
August 16, 2009 - 7:26pm
Pine to Palm: Anderson's run ends as Hoge and Campbell face off for title
Amy Anderson's remarkable run through the Pine to Palm tournament ended in the semifinals Sunday morning. The Oxbow, N.D. native lost to West Fargo's Tom Hoge 7 and 6. Hoge went on a tear by going 7 up though nine holes. In the 12 holes played, he tallied seven birdies and one...
August 16, 2009 - 12:06pm