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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
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
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
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 9, 2018
Local organizations, businesses donate to Food Pantry
April 9, 2018 - 10:44am
February 4, 2018
Impact of Giving Hearts Day continues to grow: Eight local nonprofits participating in Feb. 8 online fundraiser
Though this Thursday, Feb. 8 is already shaping up to be a "red letter day" in Detroit Lakes, with the evening's Ice Palace Grand Lighting Ceremony...
February 4, 2018 - 1:00pm
January 25, 2018
Eagles clothing drive is a big success
The Detroit Lakes Eagles Aerie 2342 and Eagles Auxiliary held a New Clothing Drive from Nov. 1 to Dec. 8. The community generously dropped of...
January 25, 2018 - 3:00pm
January 19, 2018
Saints punter says he wants to meet fourth-grade class from Thielen’s hometown
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead wants to meet with elementary students from Minnesota Vikings receiver Adam...
January 19, 2018 - 5:33pm
December 10, 2017
Operation Teddy Bear: Lakes Area Parrot Heads spread Christmas cheer, hugs--and bears--at local hospital and nursing homes
When the Lakes Area Parrot Heads make their rounds at the local hospital and nursing homes every Christmas morning — with Santa and Mrs....
December 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 6, 2017
All aboard for some Christmas cheer!: Holiday Train rolls into Detroit Lakes Dec. 12
It's been 12 years since the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train first began making Detroit Lakes one of its annual stops, and each year, it has helped to keep the shelves of the Becker County Food Pantry filled with enough food to ensure that local families in need won't go hungry through...
December 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
Kiwanis Club helps spread Christmas cheer through lakes area: 'Holiday Wish' nominations, donations being accepted through Dec. 31
It's been about 18 years since the Kiwanis Club of Detroit Lakes and KRCQ Radio first began teaming up to brighten up the Christmas season for families experiencing tough times, by starting up a "Holiday Wish" program. "It started in 1999," says Kiwanis Club member Carrie Johnston,...
December 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
December 1, 2017
DAV Auxiliary gives 'Heart Pillows' to Fargo VA
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Unit 31, of Detroit Lakes, presented the Fargo VA Medical Center with 15 Heart Pillows recently. The pillows...
December 1, 2017 - 2:30pm
November 21, 2017
DAV Auxiliary quilt raffle winners announced
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, Lakeland Chapter/Unit 31 members recently announced the winners of their quilt raffle. Kaela Krause and...
November 21, 2017 - 4:21pm
November 20, 2017
They've got a Golden Ticket... DLCCC is surprise recipient of $1,000 Give to the Max Day prize; three other local nonprofits also get big boost from online fundraiser
Give to the Max Day, a unique one-day online giving marathon that has been in existence since 2009, broke all previous records this past Thursday,...
November 20, 2017 - 10:30am
November 12, 2017
It's time to 'Give to the Max': Donations accepted now through Thursday, Nov. 16, for online fundraiser benefitting local charities
Do you have the urge to make a donation to help your local animal shelter, food shelf or other nonprofit organization, but want to find a way...
November 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
Local Sons of Norway give back to community
Every year the Sons of Norway Vikingland Lodge in Detroit Lakes holds a silent auction in April, to raise money for its charitable foundation....
October 12, 2017 - 10:30am
September 25, 2017
Come on and celebrate! United Way Community Celebration set for Sept. 28 at DL Pavilion
Though the United Way's annual Community Celebration is traditionally held at the Detroit Lakes Pavilion, Executive Director LuAnn Porter would...
September 25, 2017 - 7:37am
August 30, 2017
Mann Financial fundraiser raises, donates $15,000
The team at Mann Financial hosted their third annual golf fundraiser at the Perham Lakeside Golf Course, and $15,000 was donated to area charities....
August 30, 2017 - 2:08pm
June 9, 2017
Giving back: Area middle schools make their mark
Teenagers. We've all been there. We remember the changes we went through. We know how awkward we felt at times. We remember trying to fit in...
June 9, 2017 - 12:00pm