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Former Mankato, UMD football player faces attempted murder charge
Woman hurt in car-semi crash in Detroit Lakes
Surgeon pleads guilty to assaulting disabled foster son
Woman hospitalized after hair gets entangled in machine
Moorhead, Staples-Motley sweep DL in triangular
Lakes open football season against Fargo North Friday night
Paskey named MCAC Defensive Player of the Week
DL 412 BMX Results Aug. 26
Lumberjacks boys blank Detroit Lakes 3-0
In the Zone
Freezing herbs: Preserve those fresh summer flavors
Older driving safety: Warning signs and how to know when to stop driving
Medicare and Social Security enrollment handled separately
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Friends & Neighbors
Attorney opens new office in hometown of DL
A Creative Mix Hair Salon hires new staff
MN gas prices take smaller dip this week
Minnesota Chamber leadership named
DL doctor helps local health care students
Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre celebrates 10 years
Auditions for DLHS fall musical open Sept. 2
Mah Jongg tournament is set for Thursday, Sept. 4 in Park Rapids
Tonic Sol-fa coming to Holmes Sept. 3
‘Rockin’ on the Red’ set Sept. 20
Pine to Palm Traditions
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Lynn Hummel: Gestures can be powerful stuff
Bad news for bottom 60 percent
Don’t fall for this clever phone scam
Letter: ‘Gouen’ to miss Park
Letter: Combat climate change to preserve the outdoors
Brain matter or delicious mushroom?
Brad Laabs: Lots of favorite lakes, many ways to prepare fish
Blane Klemek: Mallards are perhaps the most widespread duck on Earth
Recreational activities to be expanded at MN SNA’s
Learn the basics of hunting upland birds at DNR clinic
Pine to Palm
July 31, 2014
Orthopedic surgeon joins Essentia DL
Dr. Qing-Min Chen, an orthopedic surgeon, has joined the Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes Clinic in Detroit Lakes. Chen will offer a wide variety of surgical procedures, including anterior cruciate ligament repair and a minimally invasive anterior hip surgery. Chen...
business / employee milestones
July 31, 2014 - 9:30am
Voyageur Lanes set to open back up
Detroit Lakes’ only bowling alley is two weeks from opening back up. In mid-June, Voyageur Lanes unexpectedly shut its doors with everything inside, leaving the community wondering what was going on. Longtime owner David Spies sold the business and the building to Valley City...
July 31, 2014 - 8:00am
July 30, 2014
Mary’s Place is No. 2 seed
The Mary’s Place baseball team from Detroit Lakes will be entering the West Region Babe Ruth Tournament with a record of 13-2, which places them with the No. 2 seed, behind top-ranked Barnesville. The two teams split during the year. The Mary’s Place team has had many players...
July 30, 2014 - 10:19am
Laker duo take part in summer tennis
Recently, two Detroit Lakes’ boys’ tennis players competed in the Annie Gjesdal Memorial Tennis Tournament in Wahpeton, ND. Chandler Hanks and Alex Fondrick played in both the doubles and singles categories against opponents from across ND and the Twin Cities. In singles,...
sports / Lakers
July 30, 2014 - 10:18am
July 29, 2014
Lundgren awarded scholarship
Amanda Lundgren of Detroit Lakes has been awarded a scholarship from the Fergus Area College Foundation to attend the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College in fall 2014. Student awards are determined in a competitive process and based on academic achievement...
life / Accomplishments
July 29, 2014 - 7:30pm
July 27, 2014
Showcasing the DL 412 BMX track
The Detroit Lakes 412 BMX racing track will have a splendid opportunity to showcase its improvements when the facility hosts a state championship qualifier Saturday, Aug. 16. There will be over 250 BMX riders competing in the state qualifier on the newly refurbished 412 track,...
July 27, 2014 - 8:00am
July 26, 2014
Alexandria takes state berth; DL eliminated
A confident No. 4 Alexandria Post 87 ballclub batted around the order the first three innings in a 14-0 blowout of No. 8 Detroit Lakes in championship quarterfinal play at the Minnesota Sub State 14 American Legion baseball tournament at Krueger Field Friday. “I’m confident...
July 26, 2014 - 3:00pm
Becker County Fair on the upswing
Ahh, the smell of fried food, cotton candy, mini-donuts, snowcones, the sound of children squealing with excitement as the carnival rides zip around — county fairs have a unique feel that can bring a smile to just about anybody’s face. The 2014 Becker County Fair promises to...
entertainment / events
July 26, 2014 - 10:30am
July 25, 2014
Class of 1974 looking for classmates
The Detroit Lakes High School Class of 1974 hosts their 40th reunion on Aug. 30. Organizers are still looking for several classmates: Linda Carlson, Susan Freeman, David Hayes, Cheryl Hendrickson, Sandy Joy, Terry Kusserow, Mark Lundeen, Judy Matzke, Harlan Miller, John Mitchell,...
July 25, 2014 - 7:30am
July 24, 2014
No. 8 seed DL upsets top-seeded Blues at Legion tournament
PERHAM, Minn. – Connor Johnson pitched a six-hitter as No. 8-seeded Detroit Lakes upset the No. 1-seeded Moorhead Blues 2-1 on Thursday at Krueger Field in the Minnesota Division I Substate 14 American Legion baseball tournament. “I felt good after the first inning. I felt...
July 24, 2014 - 4:14pm
‘No Mercy III’ will follow up on MMA success
Following its wildly successful North Country debut in May, Driller Promotions is set to return to Detroit Lakes on Saturday, Sept. 6. Nearly 1,500 fans packed Kent Freeman Arena when Driller Promotions, which is Minnesota’s premier mixed martial arts promotional company, invaded...
July 24, 2014 - 2:00pm
It’s no tall tale: Library has scoop on MN folklore
Do you remember way back in fourth grade, learning about American tall tales? Some characters will jump right to mind, like Paul Bunyan, Casey Jones, Johnny Appleseed, and Davy Crockett. But do you remember the likes of Febold Feboldson, Joe Magarac, Mike Fink, or Alfred Bulltop...
entertainment / books
July 24, 2014 - 12:00pm
The Shadows will play Friday at Holmes
Get ready to enjoy a musical “Tribute to the 50s and 60s” this Friday at the Historic Holmes Theatre. Back in 1959 the Shadows Band, with 15-year-old Bobby Vee as the lead singer, made music history by filling in for Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper at the Moorhead...
entertainment / music
July 24, 2014 - 11:30am
Water Carnival hit all high notes
Congratulations to Water Carnival admirals Nick Omberg and Tom Winters, and to the whole Detroit Lakes Jaycees organization, for a great job with the Northwest Water Carnival this year. Excellent weather played a big role, of course. For the most part it wasn’t too hot or too...
opinion / editorials
July 24, 2014 - 10:30am
Radiologist joins DL’s Essentia-St. Mary’s
Dr. Ben Smith, a radiologist, has joined Essentia Health-St. Mary’s in Detroit Lakes. Smith grew up in Little Falls, Minn., and likes living in a small town. “I wanted a small-town practice because you can have more personal relationships,” he said. As part of his practice,...
business / employee milestones
July 24, 2014 - 9:30am