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Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
Good luck at State, Raiders!
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Wednesday matters: Everyday prayers
Column: Beware of "Can you hear me?" scam calls
Friends & Neighbors
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
L&M Fleet Supply earns honor from Cub Cadet as one of the top dealers in America
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Ronald "Sam" F. Samuelson
Donna Mae Graffis
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
August 24, 2014
A sneak peek at Detroit Mountain
Whether you ski, bike or just want to see what the hype has been about, Detroit Mountain Recreation Area is hosting an open house Saturday, Aug. 30, hoping everyone will come see what’s been in the works the last couple years. “It is so beautiful out here, we wanted the opportunity...
August 24, 2014 - 11:00am
August 7, 2014
Lift towers rise on Mountain
Things are a whirlwind of activity on Detroit Mountain as the new four-seasons park comes together. It’s on track to be open for skiing, tubing...
August 7, 2014 - 11:23am
Schmitz named ‘trails boss’ on the mountain
Tony Schmitz has joined Detroit Mountain Recreation Area as the rental shop manager and trails boss. In this dual role, Schmitz will be in...
August 7, 2014 - 9:30am
August 5, 2014
Detroit Mountain’s original ski club members tour new facility, talk history
It all started with a 1935 Studebaker, about 1,200 feet of one-inch tow rope, and a mutual love for hurtling down snow-covered mountainsides...
August 5, 2014 - 8:20am
July 6, 2014
Construction hums in preparation for November opener
While basking in the summer sun and enjoying the long Fourth of July weekend, it might be hard to think about anything to do with winter. However,...
July 6, 2014 - 9:30am
April 30, 2014
Vintage painting finds home in new lodge
When the new lodge opens at the Detroit Mountain Recreation Area, visitors might be surprised to find a throwback to the old lodge — a large...
April 30, 2014 - 1:00pm
April 13, 2014
Mountain to make do with less funding
The Detroit Lakes City Council on Tuesday agreed to provide up to $425,000 for parking lot improvements at the new Detroit Mountain Recreation...
April 13, 2014 - 1:00pm
April 9, 2014
City OKs funds for Mountain parking
On a 6-2 vote, the Detroit Lakes City Council on Tuesday agreed to provide $550,000 for parking lot improvements at the new Detroit Mountain Recreation Area. The city will also provide an interim $300,000 loan to help finance those improvements. The loan will come from unspecified...
April 9, 2014 - 4:00pm
Trail could link Detroit Lakes to Detroit Mounain
The Becker County Board is teaming up with the City of Detroit Lakes and the Detroit Mountain Recreation Area to bring a little more recreation to the area. Tuesday morning, the county commissioners approved supporting a grant application with the city for funding on a multi-use...
April 9, 2014 - 3:00pm
April 6, 2014
Ski Patrol needed for Dt. Mountain
Spring may be upon us, but ski lovers excited about the re-opening of Detroit Mountain are already gearing up for next winter. The Detroit Mountain Ski Patrol is ramping up its recruitment efforts this month as it forms its all-volunteer group of patrollers. Armed with the responsibility...
April 6, 2014 - 2:00pm
March 15, 2014
Our Opinion: DL should support Mountain
Volunteers with the Detroit Mountain Recreation Area are doing a tremendous job putting together a first-class ski lodge and year-round recreation area. But a first-class facility needs a paved parking lot — that’s especially obvious this time of year — and the Detroit Lakes...
March 15, 2014 - 4:00pm
September 11, 2013
DL Mountain on track to open in 2014
The Detroit Mountain Recreation Area is on track and on schedule to open in a little over a year, as planned. Supporters from the community and beyond have so far donated $750,000 of the $1 million goal during the public fundraising campaign. Mark Fritz, the board member in...
September 11, 2013 - 12:21pm
August 7, 2013
DL could be mecca for downhill winter sports
Whether your passion is skiing, tubing or snowboarding, Detroit Mountain will be the place to be in the wintertime. Downhill sports on the...
August 7, 2013 - 12:04pm
July 24, 2013
Mountain biking in Cuyuna
As organizers of the Detroit Mountain Recreation Area are mulling possible mountain bike trails, they need look no further for inspiration than...
July 24, 2013 - 12:07pm
Opinion: The Mountain, a lasting legacy
Detroit Mountain organizers have entered what they hope will be the final fundraising push to obtain the last $1 million necessary to assure Detroit Mountain opens as scheduled in the fall of 2014. Anyone following the progress Detroit Mountain Recreational Association (DMRA) has...
July 24, 2013 - 7:10am