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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
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
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
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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 19, 2018
County museum abloom with events this weekend
The weather outside may not show it yet, but spring has sprung at the Becker County Museum, which will be hosting a plethora of spring-themed...
April 19, 2018 - 12:17pm
March 27, 2018
Do you miss the life you had before kids?
MOORHEAD, Minn. — "Do you ever, you know, miss the life you had before you had children?" I could almost hear the question being whispered...
March 27, 2018 - 8:15am
February 11, 2018
Fishing for some family fun?: Kids' derbies set Feb. 17 on Lake Ida, Little Detroit
Looking for a fun, free activity for the whole family to enjoy together this coming weekend? Now might be the time to give ice fishing a try,...
February 11, 2018 - 8:00am
December 22, 2017
Social Security's gift to children is security
During the holiday season, most of us focus on the children we love. Caring for children is one of the best ways to safeguard the future. And...
December 22, 2017 - 9:00am
December 8, 2017
DL Breakfast Rotarians distributing Christmas books for the holidays: Giveaway for kids age 0-12 set for this Saturday at Washington Square Mall
Children's literacy is a big part of the mission of the Detroit Lakes Breakfast Rotary, so with the holidays approaching, about a half dozen...
December 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
November 26, 2017
'Have the strength and courage to do it': Detroit Lakes couple encourages others to choose adoption after welcoming special needs child into their family
Editor's note: November is National Adoption Month, but it is clear that this "national" recognition is alive and well in our own community,...
November 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
November 1, 2017
'History of Bluegrass'... and much, much more set for Becker County Museum this fall
The upper level of the Becker County Museum in Detroit Lakes will be filled with the sound of music this Friday, Oct. 27 — bluegrass music,...
November 1, 2017 - 9:28am
September 19, 2017
Study shows playing football before age 12 can lead to mood and behavior issues
A new medical study has found that children who play football before age 12 suffer mood and behavior problems later in life at rates significantly...
September 19, 2017 - 11:07am
July 9, 2017
For the youth: White Earth DOVE Program receives grant to create Child Advocacy Center
When a child experiences trauma--physical, sexual, emotional or otherwise--in a community that does not have a Child Advocacy Center (CAC), the child typically ends up having to tell the worst story of his or her life over and over again, according to the National Children's Alliance....
July 9, 2017 - 10:42am
June 26, 2017
Fidget spinners, hoverboards top summer safety warning list
RED WING, Minn. — A child safety group is warning parents about the potential choking hazard of fidget spinners as kids look to keep busy...
June 26, 2017 - 5:11pm
Laker Prep Preschool to host book fair
Summer means afternoons at the lake, sun-kissed skin and longer days--and a local teacher is hoping to encourage filling some of those days with...
June 26, 2017 - 8:00am
May 5, 2017
In need of love: Becker County struggles with shortage of foster parents
The scene is a familiar one: a child scrapes his knee on the playground, topples off of her bike as she learns to ride without training wheels...
May 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
It's like pulling teeth: Finding pediatric, rural dentists poses huge challenge
Minnesota may be first in our hearts but, unfortunately, our teeth are a very different story. According to the Minnesota Dental Association's...
March 5, 2017 - 9:00am
February 17, 2017
Lake Ida, Little Detroit to welcome little fishermen: DL, Cormorant youth fishing derbies will provide free family fun
When a trip to the movies costs an arm and a leg (and another arm, if someone gets hungry), family outings are becoming more and more difficult...
February 17, 2017 - 6:00am
February 2, 2017
Traditional fiddle fun: Pamela Longtine and Dick Kimmel host program at Becker Historical Society
Grandparents happily tapped their feet to the beat and parents bounced their babies on their knees as fiddle music filled the Becker County...
February 2, 2017 - 9:00am