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Warrant issued for Detroit Lakes man
Ogema man sentenced for stolen watercraft
Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
Man accused of shoplifting over $2,000 from DL Walmart
Holiday blood drive scheduled Saturday in DL
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
Cardinals pull away from DL in second half
Pederson goes for 35, but Titans take subsection rematch
State-ranked Perham cruises by Frazee
Raider girls pick up second victory
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
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
MRCA Inducts Fun Ta Boot Resort owners into MN Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors Fair Hills employee as Operator of the Year
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Jacob "Jake" Arntson
Blanch A. Olson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Lee Hamilton column: Balancing out the lobbyists
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
'I think we can do better'; City, county candidates speak out on local issues at forum
The lack of contested races in this year's city council and county board elections was mentioned several times by candidates for those positions...
October 16, 2016 - 5:40am
July 26, 2012
Feds target downtown Duluth head shop
Handcuffed patrons of the Last Place on Earth were questioned by police in front of the downtown Duluth counterculture shop Wednesday. They...
July 26, 2012 - 9:16am
November 18, 2011
Duluth City Hall sets deadline for Occupy encampment
No movement in talks could mean the end of the Occupy movement in Duluth. Police Chief Gordon Ramsay said in a news conference Thursday afternoon...
November 18, 2011 - 9:20am
October 7, 2011
Norwegian king, queen due in Duluth a week from Monday
Irene Raimo was a 14-year-old among the cheering crowds in Oslo, Norway, on June 7, 1945, when the royal family, including 8-year-old Prince Harald, returned from exile after World War II. On Oct. 17, she'll again see Harald -- now King Harald V -- and Queen Sonja when they come...
October 7, 2011 - 9:03am
February 18, 2011
Akeley council discusses impact of Highway 34 construction on town for canine certification in Park Rapids in July
The Akeley Council learned plans are complete for the Highway 34 construction project that will extend from the east side of Park Rapids to Akeley, with bid letting to be April 22 and construction expected to begin in mid-June. Phil Bergem, a design engineer with the Minnesota Department...
February 18, 2011 - 11:02am
January 23, 2009
City building permit values decline in 2008
Welcome to the recession. The city of Detroit Lakes reports that building permits dropped dramatically from 2007 to 2008 for both housing and...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Warren puts city clerk on paid leave during investigation
The city of Warren, Minn., placed its clerk/treasurer, the top city employee, on paid administrative leave Wednesday during an investigation...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
After lengthy balloting, Sukke edges out Przybilla for seat on Detroit Lakes City Council
After six votes, Madalyn Sukke was named alderman at large for Detroit Lakes City Council. The position, which will be up for re-election...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 7, 2008
Think your taxes are high? It could be worse if you lived in...
If you think Alexandria's taxes are way too high, here's a tiny bit of comfort: It's worse in similar-sized cities around the state. According to information from the League of Minnesota Cities, Alexandria's tax rate is the third lowest among 20 cities with populations ranging from...
December 7, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Haarstick re-elected as Vergas mayor; Flateland upset in council race
Vergas' mayor will remain, but the council will see change. Mayoral incumbent Dean Haarstick faced newcomer Tracey Buhl, and city council incumbent Myles Flateland was challenged by Kevin Zitzow and Paul Pinke. There were two seats open on the council. "What this election showed,...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
Brenk is DL's new mayor; Marks Erickson elected to council along with incumbents
After 30-plus year under the direction of Mayor Larry Buboltz, the city of Detroit Lakes will see a new leader when Matt Brenk takes over as...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 25, 2008
DL city candidates talk downtown development, convention center, other city issues at forum
People gathered in the Minnesota Community & Technical College Tuesday evening to hear from the Detroit Lakes mayor and aldermen candidates. During the Lakes Area League of Women Voters-sponsored forum, the three mayor candidates faced off first, followed by council candidates...
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
September 28, 2008
'Crush the rush' effort may continue next year -- Imholte unhappy with DNR
Thinking 20 volunteers would be a success, organizers were more than pleased when 50 volunteers showed up Friday, Sept. 19, to help remove flowering rush along the Detroit Lakes city beach area. "We had a broad, cross-section of the community down there," Bruce Imholte said. He...
September 28, 2008 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
Lots of candidates to battle in local school, city races
Filing closed Tuesday for school board and city council races, bringing a number of election contests to the Nov.
September 9, 2008 - 12:00am
August 25, 2008
Filing opens Tuesday for city, school board races
Filing for office opens Tuesday and runs through Sept. 9 for area city and school board elections. In Detroit Lakes, the terms of Mayor Larry Buboltz and aldermen G.L.
August 25, 2008 - 12:00am