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DL council approves West Lake Drive plan: Public hearing on proposed plan lasts over two hours
Lakes Shipping LLC replaces Goin' Postal
Vehicle theft leads to charges
Parents file complaint against Minn. school over son's suicide
DL man gets 33 months for burglary
UND's Kyley Foster has been on a fast track to pole vault success
Jacks sweep Laker baseball
Lacasa, Hanninen vying for state doubles berth
Blomseth, Herzog up for Mr., Ms. Minnesota Golf awards
Lakers, Herzog dominate only home meet of the season
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
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
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
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
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Betty Jean Wilson
Darla Kay Soholt
Donald L. Askelson
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
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
May 1, 2008
Planting trees for the future
May 1, 2008 - 12:00am
April 30, 2008
Capital for a day -- May 14 is DL's day to shine
Late last year, Minnesota residents had the opportunity, and the duty, to elect a capital for a day in each of the five biomes throughout the state. After being nominated by Tourism Director Cleone Stewart, Chamber President Dave Hochhalter and resident Mary Beth Gilsdorf, Detroit...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am
Lyman is 'day care provider of year'
Several years ago, when Stephanie Lyman was pregnant with her second child, she made a decision to stay home rather than go back to work. Now she's turned that decision into a business and is being recognized for her work. Lyman, married and now with four children, has been named...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Every day is Earth Day for dairy farmers
Farmers are the original conservationists. Back before the ideas behind environmentalism took hold, dairy farmers were caring for their land by using good conservation practices on the land and recycling manure to enrich their crops.
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Find the meaning in Earth Day, don't ignore it
I always enjoy the online poll at the DL-Online website as many times it has a bit more of a flavorful question than you'll find at many other local newspapers. This week's: "Did you do anything to celebrate Earth Day this week?" showed what I thought to be a rather interesting third...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Celebrating Arbor Day
DETROIT LAKES - Residents of Minnesota celebrate Arbor Day 2008 on April 25. While some states chose to celebrate Arbor Day on a different date that coincides better with their growing season, National Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April by many states such as Minnesota....
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
April 9, 2008
Letter: April 16 is National Healthcare Decision Day -- time to make out that living will
History will be made April 16, 2008. Approximately 50 of the most prominent national healthcare, religious, and legal associations and organizations, as well as countless others, will participate in the inaugural National Healthcare Decisions Day.
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 3, 2008
Bergeson column: Opening day of baseball
Opening Day! The first day of baseball season turns the crustiest, crankiest baseball fan into a kid on Christmas Eve. It is a day full of dreams, wonder and hope. Will this be the year that goodness and truth will win out over evil? In other words, will the Twins beat the...
April 3, 2008 - 12:00am
Students looking for projects
The United Way of Becker County joins the Lake Park-Audubon High School to provide a Community Day of Caring May 7. Senior citizens, disabled residents and non-profit organizations within the LP-A school district are eligible to receive volunteer assistance from the students and...
April 3, 2008 - 12:00am
March 1, 2008
Pony Express- Leave your pants at home
If you live in Boise, Idaho, you are probably looking forward to Boise's First Annual No Pants Day scheduled for May 2, 2008. The purpose of the event in Boise is to call attention to the dismal state of mass transportation and the need for more intelligent transportation solutions....
March 1, 2008 - 12:00am
February 24, 2008
Foundation offers 10 free trees with membership
Now's the time to start thinking about the spring planting season, and the Arbor Day Foundation is offering an ideal way for everyone to plant trees when the weather warms up. Every person from Minnesota who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in February will receive 10 free Colorado...
February 24, 2008 - 12:00am
February 20, 2008
Ideas wanted: How to celebrate 'Capital for a Day'?
DETROIT LAKES -- Got an idea for the Capital for a Day celebration in Detroit Lakes but don't know how to get involved?
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am
February 18, 2008
Christopher Damlo column: I pray for a snow day
It's gloomy, it's cold, the sky is blotted by a thick white sleeting downpour. Yes, it is what you think, it is a winter storm! All adults are thinking "Oh dear lord, now I have to shovel." All the young people are thinking (and praying) "Please, oh please, let school be late .......
February 18, 2008 - 12:00am
February 13, 2008
School after memorial Day weekend? DL board wrestles with school calendar
The Detroit Lakes School Board took a first look at the proposed calendar for the district's 2008-2009 school year and discussed possible changes at its meeting Monday evening. Students in Minnesota schools cannot begin the school year before Labor Day, said Superintendent Doug...
February 13, 2008 - 12:00am
February 10, 2008
Itasca Park to host Valentine's Day ski
Itasca State Park cross-country skiers can spend part of Valentine's Day at Itasca State Park during a special event being organized by the Department of Natural Resources. On Thursday, Feb. 14, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., people can ski along the trails lit by kerosene lanterns and...
February 10, 2008 - 12:00am