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Grain bin catches fire northwest of Lake Park
Update: Two people escape house fire in Detroit Lakes
Studies suggest legalizing marijuana could help opioid epidemic
Central Minnesota boy dies month after crash with semi-truck
Striking down barriers: Frazee's new Adaptive Bowling Team, Unified Phy Ed class get acceptance, friendship and inclusion on a roll
Hornet nine open with win at Crookston
UCB track teams fourth at Barnesville Booster
Sharp “best boxer” in Proctor
Herzog medalist, Laker girls win at The Meadows
Smith claims Top 20 Big Ten finish
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
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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
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Rose R. Duescher
Steven P. Leitheiser
The wolf is a Minnesota treasure
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
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
March 11, 2015
Mountain's successful first year
The Detroit Mountain Recreation Area’s inaugural ski season will officially draw to a close this weekend, and according to General Manager Jeff Staley, its success is “exceeding expectations on all counts.” Staley gave a report on DMRA’s 2014-15 winter season at Monday...
March 11, 2015 - 2:00pm
January 27, 2015
DL skiers top finishers at Detroit Mountain's Northstar Classic
Berit Ramstad-Skoyles won the girls Northstar Classic Nordic Ski race at Detroit Mountain Tuesday afternoon, while Austin Askelson finished runner-up...
January 27, 2015 - 3:35pm
Sunny and warmer-than-normal weather has brought droves to the mountain
January 27, 2015 - 11:59am
January 13, 2015
Local ER sees few injuries from reopened Detroit Mountain
When Detroit Mountain reopened its ski slopes this fall after a 10-year hiatus, the local emergency room braced for a spike in concussions, sprains...
January 13, 2015 - 8:05am
December 28, 2014
Terrain & tubing parks now open at Detroit Mountain
Last week’s unseasonably warm weather was something of a challenge, and the snow-making equipment has been getting a workout, but the Detroit Mountain Recreation Area is open for business, with ski slopes, terrain park and tubing hill open and ready for action. “The terrain...
December 28, 2014 - 10:30am
December 23, 2014
Olympic skier pays a visit
Though she came relatively late to the sport of free skiing, Minnesota native Keri Herman has more than made up for it with her competitive drive. The...
December 23, 2014 - 12:00pm
December 19, 2014
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
Detroit Mountain hasn’t been in operation since 2003, meaning skiing has not yet been a significant part of their lives the way it was for...
December 19, 2014 - 12:30pm
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
But those beautiful trails are much like veins that lead straight to the heart — and at this mountain, that heart is the lodge. The lodge...
December 19, 2014 - 12:00pm
December 16, 2014
Making Detroit Mountain happen
There were some serious setbacks along the way towards raising $7 million to making the Detroit Mountain Recreation Area a reality, but the passion...
December 16, 2014 - 9:38am
December 14, 2014
Teaching the ski teachers
Want to learn to ski or snowboard, and have fun doing it? Detroit Mountain Recreation Area is the place for you. The mountain has partnered...
December 14, 2014 - 12:00pm
November 30, 2014
Downhill delight: Mountain now open
Skiers and snowboarders at Detroit Mountain are busy finding their groove, as Friday morning marked the official opening to the public. Jake...
November 30, 2014 - 12:00pm
November 26, 2014
Detroit Mountain grand opening is Friday
It’s finally here! After years of planning, fundraising and construction, followed by months of preparation, the official opening of the Detroit...
November 26, 2014 - 4:00pm
November 20, 2014
'Ski Angel' hopes to find donors for 100 kids
Not content with her own $1,000 donation of a season ski lift pass for one boy and one girl, Barb Ellis is challenging the community to fund...
November 20, 2014 - 12:30pm
November 18, 2014
A look at Detroit Mountain
November 18, 2014 - 3:21pm
DL Youth Ski League reformed
Resurgence in outdoor winter activities this season will include the reforming of the Detroit Lakes Minnesota Youth Ski League (MYSL) Club. The club dissolved three years ago, due to not enough volunteers to help coach too many kids. “We didn't have a home base,” Club coach...
November 18, 2014 - 11:15am