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Beau Hanson gets fresh start after injury layoff
Pine to Palm Senior Division turns 50
Lakeview Junior Club Championship July 28-29
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan in 2018
Detroit Lake 5th-graders add Pacesetter Great Four-State crown to state and region laurels
Column: Breaking the ice--an introduction to Becker County
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Albright on dean's list at St. Cloud Tech
Oberg on dean's honor roll at Montana State
Scherzer turns 80
Friends & Neighbors
Minnesota Lottery continues to be recognized for its accounting and financial reporting
'Acting small, delivering big': Minnesota business makes name for itself in competitive automation industry
BBB, DLI warn against insurance deductible rebates
Department of Revenue offers tips for property tax refund filers ahead of August deadline
Plan your own adventure: DL Escape Room opens in Washington Square Mall
So close they can taste it: DL's Holmes Theatre to host WE Fest Karaoke Roundup finale on Saturday
Arts and music at Maplewood
Comedian Rodney Carrington comes to Shooting Star Friday
Coming home: Fargo native Shannon Curfman brings solo act to Shooting Star this Thursday
Looking for a good summer read? Your local library can help
Margaret Mary (Sloan) Krenelka
Edwin A. Lundberg
Thomas Jerome Bridges Sr.
Oran L. Wilberg
Letter: City needs to give veteran, landlord a break
Letter: DL should show compassion towards landlord, veteran
Port: I'm pretty sure we elected Zaphod Beeblebrox as president
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
Guest Editorial: Disabled veterans now get free access to state parks
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
Some tips for successful warm-weather fishing
Blane Klemek column: A sleepy squirrel that acts like a prairie dog
Outdoors column: Minnesota gulls come in three species
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
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'
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