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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
April 12, 2018
Newspapers worry about new newsprint tariff
FARGO — "Devastating" is how Lisa Hills, executive director of the Minnesota Newspaper Association, described the potential impact of tariffs...
April 12, 2018 - 6:27am
September 21, 2017
Like U.S., Canada has issues with healthcare, but the solution is not to dismantle universal care
There's a joke we sometimes tell in Canada: What's a Canadian? An apologetic American with health care. It's funny because we half-believe it's true. The United States and Canada are about as similar as two countries get. But Canada has had a publicly funded, single-payer health care...
September 21, 2017 - 11:43am
July 11, 2017
Canadian company buying Holiday convenience store chain
Canadian convenience store giant Alimentation Couche-Tard has agreed to purchase Minnesota-based Holiday Stationstores, in a deal announced Monday,...
July 11, 2017 - 2:58pm
June 5, 2017
There was a tornado coming, but this guy just kept mowing his lawn
Had it been a painting, the artist could’ve been criticized for failing to imagine a more nuanced metaphor to capture the perils of suburban...
June 5, 2017 - 8:47am
May 31, 2017
West African woman believed to be fleeing to Canada found dead along Minnesota border
NOYES, Minn. -- A west African woman believed to be trying to cross into Canada was found dead in rural northern Minnesota, less than a mile...
May 31, 2017 - 2:27pm
April 20, 2017
Husband of Canadian woman charged with human smuggling across border detained in Grand Forks jail
GRAND FORKS—The husband of a Canadian woman being charged with human smuggling is being held in the Grand Forks County Correctional Center,...
April 20, 2017 - 9:32pm
Exclusive: Almost half of Canadians want illegal border crossers deported
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Nearly half of Canadians want to deport people who are illegally crossing into Canada from the United States, and a similar...
March 20, 2017 - 10:20am
March 9, 2017
Guest editorial: We should follow Canada's 'merit-based' immigration model
A recent Reuters story told of people from Africa and the Middle East showing up in Emerson, Man., seeking asylum and "fleeing U.S. President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigrants." But the bigger story about Canada and immigration isn't unfolding in a few border towns. It's...
March 9, 2017 - 6:00am
February 22, 2017
Just do it: Klobuchar, Grassley, McCain urge new HHS secretary to consider importation of prescription drugs from Canada
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has introduced multiple bills to address the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs, including bipartisan legislation with Senator John McCain to allow for the safe important of prescription drugs from Canada Today, Klobuchar (D-MN), Chuck Grassley (R-IA),...
February 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
January 27, 2017
Time to 'rock' and roll: Annual Senior Ladies Bonspiel in DL slides into 25 years
"This is a ladies' tournament, so it's a ladies' weekend," said Canadian Marilyn Manko. "That means time away from home, away from housework...
January 27, 2017 - 2:00pm
November 9, 2016
Canada immigration website crashes as Trump gained ground
TORONTO—Maybe some Americans were serious when they threatened they would move to Canada if Republican presidential candidate became successful...
November 9, 2016 - 12:05pm
May 29, 2016
Frazee envirothon team headed to Canada
When Frazee High School envirothon team members David Glander, Dorothy Pihlaja, Melissa Schilling, Jackie Teiken and Isaac Wurst took second...
May 29, 2016 - 5:05am
August 21, 2015
Summer vacation in Canada highlights mountain beauty
Normally I keep my personal life personal, but this adventure (more the location than anything) I wanted to share. A few weeks ago, my daughter...
August 21, 2015 - 5:10am
July 3, 2015
Wildfires in Canada make for smoky skies
The haze that we have been seeing all week is still lingering around. And you're right... today's smoky skies are worse than previous days....
July 3, 2015 - 2:47pm
April 15, 2015
Border patrol intercepts maple syrup cans full of marijuana at Canadian border
A box of maple syrup cans coming through the U.S. border could have provided more than a sugar high. The steel maple syrup cans provided a...
April 15, 2015 - 8:51am