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A student tries out one of the carnival's new games, "Hole in the Wall." Photo from the Laker Elementary Carnival Facebook page
A party with a purpose: DL Elementary School Carnival is a blend of family fun and fundraising
51 min 26 sec ago
Detroit Lakes Newspapers' own Luanna Lake took home the first place trophy from the inaugural 'Minne-Soda Hotdish Challenge,' held Sunday, Feb. 11 at Grace Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
1 hour 51 min ago
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
2 hours 51 min ago
February 21, 2018
The 6th Annual Lakes Area Photography Show opens this coming Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Washington Square Mall, continuing through March 18. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Freeze frame: Lakes Area Photography Show opens Feb. 24
17 hours 51 min ago
The Speakeasy in Detroit Lakes was recently sold to a buyer who plans to lease it to the Spitfire Bar & Grill owners. Kaysey Price / Tribune
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
20 hours 21 min ago
Crime & accidents
21 hours 51 min ago
February 20, 2018
Outdoors Columnist Blane Klemek
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
February 20, 2018 - 2:13pm
February 19, 2018
Eric Lundmark cut quite a dashing figure as he plunged into the waters of Little Detroit Lake during Saturday's Polar Fest Plunge. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
February 19, 2018 - 9:49am
In-home daycare providers particularly feeling the stress of new regulations
February 19, 2018 - 6:00am
February 18, 2018
The thrill of vintage sled racing comes to the ice of Little Detroit Lake this Saturday, Feb. 24, for the inaugural Ice Harvest 440. (Photo courtesy of Central Minnesota Pond Racing)
Introducing the Ice Harvest 440: CMPR vintage sled races coming to Little Detroit Lake Feb. 24
February 18, 2018 - 9:14pm
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
February 18, 2018 - 1:00pm
February 17, 2018
Man gets 23 months in prison for escape
February 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
During a Brown Bag Lunch presentation on "Building the Ice Palace," lead designer Hans Gilsdorf noted that the project was done "by the people, for the people" of Detroit Lakes and the surrounding area. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
February 17, 2018 - 4:00pm
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
February 17, 2018 - 4:00pm
Abby Gray, left, and Sheyenne Norberg form two of the tentacles on their giant snow sculpture of an octopus at the City Park on Wednesday. Teams of students from the Detroit Lakes High School Advanced Placement Drawing Class competed in a snow sculpting competition as part of this year's Polar Fest/Ice Palace festivities. In the background, more students can be seen working on their polar bear and dragon sculptures. Marie Johnson / Tribune
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
February 17, 2018 - 12:00pm