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Man reported missing from the Cormorant area
Local agencies team up to fight elder abuse
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Drug charges dismissed against woman
Osage man charged with assault
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Roseau rallies, heads back to state championship game
Smith leads Huskers at Clover Cup
Thunderbirds outwork Owls for Section 6A title
Washington leads Cass Lake-Bena to section boys title over Ada-Borup
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
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ag expert joins Rep. Peterson's committee staff
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
Eugene M. Roerick
Catherine L. Slone
Harvey L. Lundstrom
Brian B. Eide
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
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
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
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
September 27, 2015
City of Menahga faces financial dilemma
Menahga Mayor Patrick Foss recalled when the city council set a high levy several years ago. “This year’s levy won’t be any sweeter,” he said. The council set its preliminary payable 2016 levy at $489,035. The 2015 final levy was $414,306. The proposed general fund...
September 27, 2015 - 5:15am
August 12, 2015
Boeke fills Ward 3 spot on DL council
For the first time since Ward 2 Alderman Dave Aune submitted his resignation back in April, the Detroit Lakes City Council is back to its full...
August 12, 2015 - 12:45pm
July 15, 2015
DL council approves $1 million in TIF for hotel development
Though it was not unanimous, the Detroit Lakes City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that will establish a tax increment financing district and TIF financing plan for the proposed hotel, condominium and restaurant redevelopment project at the northwest corner of Washington Avenue...
July 15, 2015 - 11:45am
July 1, 2015
City now looking to fill Ward 3 spot
The Detroit Lakes City Council met in special session Tuesday to declare a vacancy on the council for a Ward 3 alderman. The vacancy was created when incumbent Ward 3 Alderman Jay Schurman decided to apply for the open Ward 2 alderman’s position created by the resignation of...
July 1, 2015 - 12:45pm
June 24, 2015
Ward 3 alderman moved to Ward 2
Following a brief question and answer session with both candidates, current Detroit Lakes City Ward 3 Alderman Jay Schurman was chosen to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Ward 2 Alderman David Aune last month. Nevertheless, fellow candidate David Brainard indicated...
June 24, 2015 - 1:57pm
May 15, 2015
City agrees to discuss ordinance if DNR agrees not to sue
The Detroit Lakes City Council took action at its Tuesday night meeting to formalize the city’s commitment to continued discussions with the Minnesota DNR regarding updates to the city’s shoreland ordinance. A resolution was passed, by a 7-1 vote, that authorized city staff...
May 15, 2015 - 9:22am
April 29, 2015
Detroit Lakes City Council is taking applications for Ward 2 spot
The City of Detroit Lakes will be accepting applications for the position of Ward 2 city alderman until June 1. Interested individuals who live within the city’s second ward are invited to submit their resumés to the city administrator’s office for consideration. At a special...
April 29, 2015 - 12:45pm
April 26, 2015
DL alderman resigns; who will fill seat?
When Detroit Lakes City Alderman David Aune was sworn in for another four-year term on the City Council in January, it seemed unlikely that his...
April 26, 2015 - 5:55am
April 19, 2015
New hotel is legal, ethical wasp’s nest
Who would have thought it would be so controversial for the city of Detroit Lakes to follow its long-range plan? One key aspect of the plan...
April 19, 2015 - 5:50am
October 10, 2012
Fees go up again in DL
Fees are going up in Detroit Lakes. The Detroit Lakes City Council approved raising liquor fees, rental fees, building permit fees and various other fees Tuesday evening. On-sale liquor license fees have increased from $3,000 a year to $3,300, and on-sale 3-2 licenses have increased...
October 10, 2012 - 11:50am
September 19, 2012
Thumbs up to Detroit Mountain
Tuesday evening at a special meeting, the Detroit Lakes City Council approved becoming the landowner of the Detroit Mountain project and contributing...
September 19, 2012 - 12:43pm
May 9, 2012
City council approves The Refuge's request for Hope Fest 2012 gathering
The Refuge has been cleared to hold Hope Fest 2012 on June 21-24. The Detroit Lakes City Council approved a request by The Refuge to host a gathering on its property along Tower Road. The land has been donated to The Refuge for a future women's shelter. In a letter to the council,...
May 9, 2012 - 12:09pm
September 8, 2010
Developer balks at higher costs
After a couple weeks of sending e-mails back and forth, the partners who make up DLM Downtown Properties LLC said they will give the Detroit Lakes Development Authority an answer in 30-60 days whether they are moving forward and developing the crescent area or not. "They haven't...
September 8, 2010 - 12:45pm
September 18, 2008
Crisis Center to build DL shelter
DETROIT LAKES - Without the city's support, Director Jan Logan said, the Lakes Crisis and Resource Center would not be looking at relocating and building a shelter.
September 18, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
Rising fuel costs cause budget woes for DL
DETROIT LAKES - It's no secret increasing fuel prices are affecting everyone. The city is no exception. Sixty percent of budgeted funds for fuel are already gone in only the first five months of the year.
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am