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Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
High court allows counties to pick financial auditors
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
Gopher Road Trip coming to Perham
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
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
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
February 4, 2018
Impact of Giving Hearts Day continues to grow: Eight local nonprofits participating in Feb. 8 online fundraiser
Though this Thursday, Feb. 8 is already shaping up to be a "red letter day" in Detroit Lakes, with the evening's Ice Palace Grand Lighting Ceremony...
February 4, 2018 - 1:00pm
January 18, 2018
Compassion House is best-kept secret in DL
The Compassion House in Detroit Lakes isn't your run-of-the-mill residential treatment center. For one thing, most of its residents have had...
January 18, 2018 - 8:00am
January 17, 2018
It took a miracle to save Gary Bogatz from meth
Gary Bogatz remembers the exact moment he found God, or when God found him, whichever it was. He was standing in the White Earth grocery store parking lot in front of a speeding Lincoln Navigator—his Navigator, stolen by his girlfriend and driven by a man he did not know—and...
January 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
January 30, 2017
Come 'join the fight': Refuge Christian Outreach sets annual fundraiser Feb. 2 at Holmes Ballroom
Since The Refuge Christian Outreach & Resource Center first opened its doors to the Detroit Lakes community in 2006, the local, faith-based nonprofit...
January 30, 2017 - 10:00am
January 20, 2016
Compassion House is now open as a faith-based recovery center for men
The Compassion House in Detroit Lakes now has its very first patients after the organization converted into a drug and alcohol treatment facility...
January 20, 2016 - 8:54am
November 17, 2015
Nelson is new program director at Compassion House
When Barbara Nelson got married three years ago and moved to her husband’s farm south of Lake Park, she left behind an 18-year career at the...
November 17, 2015 - 1:17pm
November 8, 2015
Compassion House now ready as men's drug, alcohol rehab
The Detroit Lakes community now has its own in-patient drug and alcohol treatment center. The Compassion House has officially transitioned...
November 8, 2015 - 5:35am
April 26, 2015
Compassion House’s change over to women is going well
Homeless women and children in Detroit Lakes are continuing to filter in and out of the Compassion House, four months after the shelter changed...
April 26, 2015 - 5:50am
March 14, 2015
Cultivating Compassion: The Refuge to host dinner
In its quest to help serve homeless women and children in Detroit Lakes, the Refuge is serving up a meatball dinner this week to those willing...
March 14, 2015 - 6:00am
December 21, 2014
New shelter for women opens early
When the mission of the Compassion House changed from men over to women and children, executive director Lynette Price thought she’d have until...
December 21, 2014 - 10:00am
December 7, 2014
Compassion House ends its program for homeless men, switches focus to women, children
Huge changes are happening at the Compassion House in Detroit Lakes as the shelter that once housed homeless men will now instead be a place...
December 7, 2014 - 10:00am
February 16, 2014
Homeless men share their tales
Passing by a men’s homeless shelter, it may be easy for some people to judge. But each one of the men at Detroit Lakes’ Compassion House...
February 16, 2014 - 1:00pm