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Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
White supremacist says fire at his new home in small ND town was arson
History evolving: Becker County museum to become children, science museum
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Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
January 13, 2017
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
I am used to a Christmas of snow activities, activities through my local church, and special time with just my parents on Christmas day. I love skiing, being involved with the church, and eating our family's traditional Christmas food. Now, though, is my time to tell you all about...
January 13, 2017 - 8:00am
December 30, 2016
Prayers for Mauricio: Family asks for prayers after fatal car-pedestrian accident Christmas morning
Still in critical condition after a car-pedestrian accident that occurred Christmas morning, Mauricio Guerra of Frazee is fighting for his life...
December 30, 2016 - 1:03pm
December 28, 2016
Lynn Hummel column: "Merry Christmas!" I shouted
"Merry Christmas!" I shouted to a woman on the street But she didn't hear me Her misty eyes stared halfway round the globe Where her son was lost in Iraq And never found his way home. "Merry Christmas!" I cried to an old gent in the alley But he didn't hear me He was dragging a cardboard...
December 28, 2016 - 9:10am
December 25, 2016
'Not the gumdrop buttons!': DLHS students, teachers have 'Literary Gingerbread House Competition'
Just before winter break, the Detroit Lakes High School decided to put on a "Literary Gingerbread House Competition," inviting students and staff...
December 25, 2016 - 9:00am
December 23, 2016
Gas prices surge ahead of Christmas, New Year in unusual trend
BOSTON — (Dec. 20, 2016) — As millions of Americans take to the road to celebrate the holidays, many are being forced to dig deeper in their wallets. Nationally, gas prices have seen their largest December rise in six years and are likely to continue rising through the...
December 23, 2016 - 7:00am
December 22, 2016
Happy Holidays from the Detroit Lakes Library
Christmas is upon us, and many of us will be traveling to be with family during the holidays. According to the United States Department of Transportation's...
December 22, 2016 - 8:00pm
The art of teaching art: Waubun art teacher has freelance glass-fusing studio in her home
Nadine Walker, an art teacher with Waubun-Ogema-White Earth Schools, has always loved art, but she really started experimenting with it in Junior...
December 22, 2016 - 5:00pm
December 18, 2016
'Christmas at Our House': First Lutheran Church invites the community to enjoy Christmas feast
For many of us, Christmas is a day to be spent with family and friends — opening presents, singing our favorite carols, enjoying all those...
December 18, 2016 - 2:00pm
Santa's little helpers: Delivery services work overtime to meet Kringle’s deadline
Detroit Lakes woman, Danielle Ramsey, remembers it like it was yesterday: "I think it was the day after Thanksgiving, I ordered a Christmas present...
December 18, 2016 - 6:00am
December 16, 2016
'Four calling birds, three French hens, two turtle doves...': Christmas bird counts for DL area, Tamarac Refuge set this week
The holidays are almost upon us — which means it must be time for the National Audubon Society's annual Christmas Bird Count. This year,...
December 16, 2016 - 11:00am
December 11, 2016
'Rock & Roll Christmas' is back!
Rock & Roll Christmas is a Holmes tradition that will get you into the spirit and rock you through the holidays! Now on their sixth year in Detroit...
December 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
December 10, 2016
'This Little Light of Mine': Trinity Lutheran to host 14th annual Candles & Carols Dec. 18
Christmas stories spun and carols sung by candlelight, with a homemade turkey dinner to follow — it's become a popular tradition at Detroit...
December 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
December 9, 2016
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Do you love Christmas caroling, and singing along with the radio? Would you like the opportunity to raise some money for a good cause while you...
December 9, 2016 - 10:30am
December 8, 2016
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Here's something to add to your Christmas to-do list: Shop local. Sadly, "shop local" has become such a ubiquitous phrase, it may have lost its punch. People hear it but don't really take the time to think about why they should invest their holiday shopping dollars into the community...
December 8, 2016 - 12:00pm
December 7, 2016
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
Donna Overby of Detroit Lakes has always loved decorating and baking for Christmas, but in 1996, she found herself in a bit of a holiday funk....
December 7, 2016 - 6:00pm