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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
friends & neighbors
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
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
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
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
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
September 26, 2017
Two men accused of running heroin from Detroit to White Earth
Two Detroit men are accused of running heroin from Michigan to the White Earth Reservation. Antonio Lamar Agee, 30, of Lauder, Mich., is charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree controlled substance crime. He has filed a petition to enter a guilty plea in the...
September 26, 2017 - 12:54pm
December 11, 2013
Love's return helps Timblerwolves win
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Kevin Love was back in his comfort zone and made the Detroit Pistons feel uncomfortable every minute he was on the court....
December 11, 2013 - 7:57am
January 26, 2013
Update: Double-shooting near Detroit Lakes leaves one dead, one injured, one in jail awaiting murder charge
Investigators from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Becker County Sheriff's Office have arrested a man in connection with...
January 26, 2013 - 5:07pm
August 3, 2012
WE Fest stars, thousands of fans get their groove on
The weather for the first day of WE Fest was Minnesota nice, but the temperature coming off the stage was Georgia hot. A pair of Peach State...
August 3, 2012 - 8:52am
July 16, 2012
Detroit Lakes woman injured when car rear-ended by semi
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A 50-year-old woman was injured after her car was rear-ended by a semi near here Monday afternoon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol: Susan Just of Detroit Lakes was eastbound in a 1995 Buick Park Avenue on Highway 34. She stopped to make a left-hand...
July 16, 2012 - 10:28pm
June 22, 2012
'Operation Dry Water' takes place on the lakes
Detroit Lakes -- With the Fourth of July holiday fast approaching, area law enforcement will be cracking down on drinking and boating on area lakes. This weekend, the Minnesota DNR along with county water patrol units, will activate what is being called: "Operation Dry Water." One...
June 22, 2012 - 8:54pm
December 11, 2011
WE Fest adds more acts
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - WE Fest has added two more acts to its 30th anniversary show Aug. 2-4 here. The country music festival announced that Brantley Gilbert and the JaneDear Girls will both make their debut at the country music festival. Gilbert's "Country must be Country Wide"...
December 11, 2011 - 2:53am
September 2, 2011
Tamarac Wildlife Refuge to hold photo contest
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Entries must be received by Sept. 16 for a photo contest sponsored by the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. All entries must have been taken on the refuge within the past two years. Only two entries per category per person are allowed, and the contest is only...
September 2, 2011 - 8:38am
August 6, 2011
Lamb: WE Fest people-watching
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - WE Fest is first and foremost about country music. Drinking comes in a close second. But you don't have to be a hard-core...
August 6, 2011 - 7:01am
August 3, 2011
Lakeside hangouts: 'The Hotel' is a shore thing
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Hotel Shoreham is the neighborhood hangout for those who call lakes country home during the summers. "I call it the 'hood,"...
August 3, 2011 - 10:06am
New Jumbotron, VIP upgrades at WE Fest this year
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - The final preparations are being put together for this year's WE Fest, but the country music festival's owner is already...
August 3, 2011 - 10:01am
August 1, 2011
Follow WE Fest online
Forum reporter John Lamb will be covering WE Fest live throughout the week. Read his reports from the Soo Pass Ranch at wefest.areavoices.com, where he'll be posting photos, music information and random tidbits from the annual country music festival. The site can also post your photos...
August 1, 2011 - 11:10am
Summer events: 'Super Bowl' of country music kicks off Thursday
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - "It's almost time for heaven in 2011." That is, if your idea of heaven includes three days of live country music and...
August 1, 2011 - 9:19am
July 4, 2011
Law enforcement cracking down on drinking and driving
For some people, drinking and tubing usually mean drinking and driving afterwards. Law enforcement is cracking down. Detroit Lakes Police, Becker County Sheriff's office and state troopers are all taking part in the safe and sober program. They are using the Bat-Mobile, an Rv-like...
July 4, 2011 - 3:50pm
May 11, 2011
Bringing back Detroit Mountain -- does it make cents?
The city of Detroit Lakes has agreed to help fund a business study on the Detroit Mountain project. After the Becker County Board failed to support the "Bring Detroit Mountain Back" group's effort to purchase the Detroit Mountain land, the organization -- called Detroit Mountain...
May 11, 2011 - 11:34am