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Future of Detroit Lakes bowling alley up in the air
LP-A School Board candidate forum set for Wednesday
Finances look good, Becker County has 'very strong' bond rating
On the cutting edge of lifesaving; new medical device in DL
Bingo and Benghazi; Republicans rally in DL for the final presidential debate
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Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
March 11, 2016
State Trooper vehicles through the years
Question: I’ve noticed that the Minnesota State Patrol squad cars have a white front car door. I recall some years back that they did not....
March 11, 2016 - 5:50am
August 23, 2015
DL senior proves age ‘ain’t nothin’ but a number’
Ah, the golden years - when it’s time to retire and quietly slip into a continual mode of much-deserved relaxation. However, it seems some...
August 23, 2015 - 5:55am
June 10, 2015
Owners report theft from cars while parked in DL this week
Make sure you lock your car doors at night and don’t leave money inside: A half dozen or so cars parked throughout Detroit Lakes had items stolen from them or were rummaged through over the past week. Several of the thefts involved several hundred dollars in a wallet or money...
June 10, 2015 - 12:30pm
June 9, 2009
Rural North Dakota auto dealers say closings offer little savings
FARGO - Customers of two North Dakota car dealers that are losing Chrysler and General Motors auto franchises wonder how it's going to save manufacturers money. It's a question that both Larry Krein, owner of Lloyd's Motors in Jamestown, and Jeff Lemna, general manger of Offutt...
June 9, 2009 - 9:10am
June 8, 2009
Two injured in rollover accident west of Bemidji
Two Minnesota teens were injured after overcorrecting and rolling their vehicle today, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. 15-year-old Jacqueline A. Phelps, Willmar, Minn., was westbound on U.S. Highway 2 in a 1991 Acura Coupe when she went off the road on the left side, overcorrected...
June 8, 2009 - 12:55am
June 4, 2009
Wadena GM owner looking to build on the strength of his business
WADENA - Roger Dondelinger plans to keep the parts and service departments of his Wadena GM dealership in business. Dondelinger was forced to close the sales department at Wadena GM in May and dismiss his sales staff. The business, which will now be known as Wadena Auto Mall, may...
June 4, 2009 - 9:09am
May 20, 2009
6-year-old Bemidji boy treated and released after being hit by car
BEMIDJI - A 6-year-old Bemidji boy was struck by a vehicle at 5:44 p.m. Wednesday while crossing Irvine Avenue North. According to a report from the Bemidji Police Department: Audra Allen, age and address not listed, was driving a 1998 Toyota Camry north on Irvine when she noticed...
May 20, 2009 - 2:08pm
May 19, 2009
Menahga man dies in Monday morning crash
MENAHGA - A 37-year-old Menahga man was killed in a crash Monday morning in Wadena County. According to Sheriff Michael D. Carr, deputies arrived at 5:18 a.m. on Monday, May 18, at the intersection of Twin Lakes Road and 384th Street in Blueberry Township and discovered one man...
May 19, 2009 - 9:31am
May 18, 2009
Two injured in wrong-way accident on Highway 10 near New York Mills
NEW YORK MILLS - Two people sustained minor injuries when a pickup going the wrong way on Highway 10 early Monday collided head-on with a semi truck and rolled, the Minnesota State Patrol said. The 1997 Mazda pickup was going eastbound in the westbound lanes of the divided highway...
May 18, 2009 - 9:29am
Moorhead traffic backs up after truck hits pole
MOORHEAD - Traffic was backed up in downtown Moorhead this morning after a semi truck hit a power pole at First Avenue North and 11th Street about 7:40 a.m., knocking out power to the intersection. Moorhead Public Service was on scene at 8:20 a.m. to make repairs, and police were...
May 18, 2009 - 9:23am
May 16, 2009
Nereson's loses Jeep franchise
Chrysler's announcement that they are eliminating 789 dealerships across the country is affecting one car dealer in Detroit Lakes. Nereson Chevrolet-Cadillac-Jeep will be losing its Jeep franchise at an undetermined date. Chrysler is moving to cut 789 dealerships nationwide, about...
May 16, 2009 - 11:02am
May 15, 2009
Dent woman charged with fleeing police officers
A Dent woman is facing felony charges of fleeing a peace officer and first degree driving while intoxicated-test refusal in connection with a high-speed car chase that took place in Becker County this past Monday. Marlene Jean Honer, 49, of 40133 Purlieu Road, Dent, made her first...
May 15, 2009 - 4:44pm
May 13, 2009
Proposed county ATV policy draws a crowd
Though the issue of whether ATV users should be granted full, or even limited access to forest trails in Becker County remains hotly contested,...
May 13, 2009 - 4:10pm
After years of cruel and unusual delays, during the spring of fifth grade I was finally granted the birthright of every country-born male-child: A Honda 50 motorbike. The purchase wasn't free of agony. Not only did I overhear Mom and Dad argue the matter behind a closed door late...
May 13, 2009 - 1:18pm
May 12, 2009
Minneapolis man gets 58 months for causing fatal accident last year east of Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS - The man who was legally drunk when he caused a fatal highway accident in January east of Park Rapids will spend a little over...
May 12, 2009 - 9:45am