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Man accused of shoplifting over $2,000 from DL Walmart
Holiday blood drive scheduled Saturday in DL
'This was a difficult day,' immigration judge says as he rules to deport Minnesota man
Flu vaccine could be less effective this year
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Raider girls pick up second victory
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Laker wrestlers impressive in win over Bemidji
Laker basketball teams split at TRF
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
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
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
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
'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
Blanch A. Olson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
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
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
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
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
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
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
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