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SKOL! Purple pride alive and well in DL for Vikings playoff run
Aggravated sentence sought for allegedly meth dealer
Man faces felony charge for 3.5 pounds marijuana
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Flu hitting nursing facilities; Record number of outbreaks reported
Jacket defense shuts down Frazee girls
Hot start gives Patriots win over LP-A girls
Alexandria sweeps season series from DL girls
DL boys move to one game out of first in the Mid-State
Bemidji grapplers takes rematch with Frazee
'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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Cold-weather snafus cause 3.2-cent gas price hike
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
A winter...triathlon?: DL community center to host indoor competition Jan. 20
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Donna (Conlon) Hunter
Lucille E. Beaupre
Bruce A. Barrett
Michael L. Jackson
Keep America's family immigration system
Taking stock as we begin a new year
Marijuana: Feds intrude onto states' rights
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
Letter: New LEGO league challenges kids to think like scientists
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing has come a long, long way
Don't make waves--slow down on the ice
Blane Klemek column: To attract different birds, try new things
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
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
January 31, 2017
It takes a village: Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota holds event in DL
"Resiliency is developed through stable, caring relationships and environments," said Stephanie Hogenson, Research and Policy Director for the...
January 31, 2017 - 9:00am
December 30, 2016
'Cool Nature' really rocks: Author explores science in a way kids will love
Got books? Yep, if you were me, the answer would be, "Ohhh, yeah!" Shelves of them, in fact, over the last 52 weeks, and here are some of...
December 30, 2016 - 12:50pm
July 28, 2016
Encouraging good spending
How often do you discuss money with your children? If your answer is “not often,” you’re not alone.
July 28, 2016 - 5:10am