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History evolving: Becker County museum to become children, science museum
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
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Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
Good luck at State, Raiders!
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Curling league champions
Basketball has been lifelong affair for Breckenridge's Lipp
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Wednesday matters: Everyday prayers
Column: Beware of "Can you hear me?" scam calls
Friends & Neighbors
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
L&M Fleet Supply earns honor from Cub Cadet as one of the top dealers in America
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Spring has sprung! It's time to celebrate: Four fun things to see, do – and taste – in DL this week
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Ronald "Sam" F. Samuelson
Donna Mae Graffis
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
November 16, 2016
MN gas prices down last week
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 5.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.98/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in...
November 16, 2016 - 8:51am
November 9, 2016
Detroit Lakes Newspapers has a new multi-media advertising representative
Elizabeth Warling has accepted a new position with the Detroit Lakes Newspaper as a multi-media advertising representative, a promotion from...
November 9, 2016 - 9:10am
October 5, 2016
BBB shines spotlight on questionable awards
Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is warning area businesses of questionable notices they might receive saying they've won a 'Best of' award for the city they're located in. However, to receive their award, business owners are told they must make a payment...
October 5, 2016 - 9:41am
September 21, 2016
Preparing to become a caregiver
Becoming a caregiver for an aging relative is a profound expression of love. You may find that you will begin to take on many of the responsibilities they might have had while raising you. Like raising a family, being a caretaker can be physically, emotionally and financially challenging,...
September 21, 2016 - 8:51am
September 14, 2016
Buying back-to-school tech for your children
It's increasingly common to find classrooms filled with the blue hue of computer and tablet screens. Early education or postgraduate work, there's a shift towards technology-driven, or at least technology-aided, schooling. Students that learn to use technology to stay organized, conduct...
September 14, 2016 - 10:00am
Seasonal gas price decline begins
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.18/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.8 cents per gallon in...
September 14, 2016 - 10:00am
DEED accepting grant proposals designed to increase minority economic opportunities
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is accepting requests for proposals for competitive grant programs designed to increase economic opportunities for people of color, women, youth, people with disabilities and/or veterans. The new competitive programs...
September 14, 2016 - 10:00am
August 24, 2016
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Bell Bank has hired Carrie Amundson as teller supervisor of its Detroit Lakes, Minn., branch. Amundson has worked in banking for 30 years. In...
August 24, 2016 - 10:00am
November 28, 2014
Rufer named a ‘rising star’ by area peers
Detroit Lakes Attorney Sam Rufer of Pemberton Law was recently recognized as one of Minnesota’s “Rising Star” lawyers. The regional...
November 28, 2014 - 11:00am
Public meeting to be held for street project
The City of Detroit Lakes and Becker County are holding a public informational meeting regarding plans for the downtown street construction project. The meeting is set for Thursday, Dec. 4 at 9 a.m. at LaBarista in the Washington Square Mall. The purpose of this meeting will...
November 28, 2014 - 10:30am
DEED gets economic development deputy
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced that Kevin McKinnon has been named deputy commissioner of economic development, replacing Robin Sternberg, who is stepping down due to a transition out of state. McKinnon, who has 15 years of economic development...
November 28, 2014 - 10:00am
November 27, 2014
Giving thanks for low gas prices this year
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 7.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.72/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the...
November 27, 2014 - 11:30am
Minnesota has lots of unclaimed finances
Minnesota's Unclaimed Property Program was created in 1969 to ensure that money that businesses owed to Minnesotans was held in the public interest and returned to the extent possible to Minnesota's consumers. What are your chances of having $100 or more waiting for you? One in...
February 27, 2013 - 11:51am
February 20, 2013
Union Central earns 2013 national awards
Union Central Senior Living a Detroit Lakes, Minnesota - based provider of senior living services is proud to announce that they are the recipient...
February 20, 2013 - 11:01am
February 13, 2013
DL eye doctor elected president of the MOA
Dr. Larry Morrison is the new President-Elect of the Minnesota Optometric Association. Morrison was recently elected at the association's annual...
February 13, 2013 - 11:06am