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Authorities investigate string of church burglaries in the Detroit Lakes area
West Fargo teen making most of life after terminal brain cancer diagnosis
Wanted: Photos of old Detroit Lakes squad cars: Model-maker steers for historical accuracy
White Earth receives $100,000 Legacy funding for new skate park
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Moorhead Blues capture Sub-State 14 title
Israelson siblings highlight field of Birchmont returning champions
Sub-State 14 Legion: Walkoff double forces second title game for Moorhead Blues
Angels finish regular season in shootout win over Bertha
Lake Lida junior golf tournament August 13
More than margaritas: National Tequila Day stirs up new recipes
Ticket to Work puts people back in the driver's seat
Recent storms spark memories of past tornadoes
Find strength, serenity this summer: Local yoga studios offer wide range of classes
Here comes the sun: Tips for summer skincare
Friends & Neighbors
Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic
Save on your summer road trip adventure
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
Here's a sneak peek at some of the music coming to F-M area this fall
29 movies that scream summer
'Hardcore Troubadour' Steve Earle comes to Shooting Star this Friday
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
Top three acts chosen at WE Fest Karaoke Roundup Grand Finals
Emily K. Gravalin
Diane H. Haisley
Margaret Mary (Sloan) Krenelka
Edwin A. Lundberg
An epidemic of drug overdoses
McFeely: Otter Tail County delays decision on Star Lake Casino
Lynn Hummel column: What if Moses had 10 more commandments?
Letter: City needs to give veteran, landlord a break
Letter: DL should show compassion towards landlord, veteran
Brad Laabs column: Weeds can be an angler's best friend
The intelligent, friendly gray jay
Designs being accepted for Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
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
October 16, 2016
'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