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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
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
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
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
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
February 24, 2018
Three White Earth candidates run as a coalition
Three White Earth candidates are campaigning together under a unity platform in the White Earth Primary Election on April 3: Leonard Alan Roy...
February 24, 2018 - 8:00am
February 7, 2018
Candidates line up for White Earth Primary
There's no shortage of candidates for the White Earth Primary Election on April 3. Four people have filed for the secretary-treasurer position, including incumbent Tara Mason. She is being challenged by Leonard Alan Roy, Lorna Jean LaGue and Clifford William Crowell. Four people have...
February 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
November 3, 2016
An Argument for Third Party Candidates
With an upcoming presidential election so polarizing, many Americans are feeling more stressed than ever as November 8th draws closer. Sources indicate that up to 60 percent of Americans do not fully support either the Republican or Democratic nominee for president. Given this information,...
November 3, 2016 - 8:11am
November 2, 2016
What to do about MNsure and other issues; Marquart and Grimsley get into the details
As a follow-up to its Legislative Candidate Forum for House District 4B (Republican Ben Grimsley vs. DFLer Paul Marquart) the Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters asked the candidates questions about health insurance, rural broadband access, jobs and collaboration and compromise....
November 2, 2016 - 10:23am
MNsure, broadband and rural jobs; Rod Skoe and Paul Utke on the issues
As a follow-up to its Legislative Candidate Forum for Senate District 2 (DFLer Rod Skoe vs. Republican Paul Utke) the Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters asked the candidates questions about health insurance, rural broadband access, jobs and collaboration and compromise. Here's...
November 2, 2016 - 10:23am
October 29, 2016
Full house for LP-A candidate forum
With two-thirds of the seats on the Lake Park-Audubon School Board up for grabs in the Nov. 8 election, the school district is about to experience...
October 29, 2016 - 8:14am
October 26, 2016
Forget common sense, elect candidates with good sense
It always amazes me, when election time rolls around, how many people who have "common sense" come out of the woodwork. It doesn't appear to be exclusive to one party. Liberals, Conservatives, Libertarians, and Green Party candidates all appear to have "common sense" even though they...
October 26, 2016 - 8:54am
October 16, 2016
'I think we can do better'; City, county candidates speak out on local issues at forum
The lack of contested races in this year's city council and county board elections was mentioned several times by candidates for those positions...
October 16, 2016 - 5:40am
DL school board candidates talk referendum, testing, preschool funding
There weren't as many chairs as there were visitors at Thursday night's Detroit Lakes School Board Candidate Forum. Attendees stood, lining the walls, eager to hear what eight of the nine candidates running for school board had to say--one candidate, Beau Shroyer, was not present....
October 16, 2016 - 5:00am
October 15, 2016
Minnesota mayors: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
Let's not mince words: Minnesota's 2016 legislative session was, by and large, a massive failure. Political posturing led to the demise of the transportation bill and bonding bill, while a typo that would have cost the state $100 million compelled Gov. Dayton to veto an otherwise...
October 15, 2016 - 12:32pm
October 12, 2016
Who will help lead the DL school district into the future?
It is one of the most hotly contested local races this year - nine candidates are running for three open positions on the Detroit Lakes School...
October 12, 2016 - 3:32pm
Don’t let candidates skip forums
Are you looking for an opportunity to hear candidates for office respond directly to voters’ questions on issues that matter in your community? For nearly a century, the place to do just that has been the League of Women Voters Minnesota Candidate Forums. LWV does not support or...
August 12, 2016 - 5:40am
October 25, 2008
DL city candidates talk downtown development, convention center, other city issues at forum
People gathered in the Minnesota Community & Technical College Tuesday evening to hear from the Detroit Lakes mayor and aldermen candidates. During the Lakes Area League of Women Voters-sponsored forum, the three mayor candidates faced off first, followed by council candidates...
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
LP-A candidates debate $19.5M school bond issue
LAKE PARK - The shape of Lake Park-Audubon schools is on top of residents' minds this election season. Community members packed the Lake Park High School theater for a Wednesday school board candidate debate, and organizers from the Lakes Area League of Women Voters scrambled to...
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
DFL, GOP candidates talk issues at legislative forum
Republican House 10B candidate Mark Murdock of Ottertail said he would work across party lines to get things done, while attempting to hold the...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am