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Gov. Dayton names Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken
'Christmas miracle at the mall': Free sleigh rides in DL interrupted by spooked horse, no injuries result
Crime & accidents
Search warrant leads to five arrests in Ogema
Suspect in killing of pregnant Fargo woman pleads guilty
Laker wrestlers impressive in win over Bemidji
Laker basketball teams split at TRF
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
Lakers swimmers third at Otter Invite
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
'New Standards' for holiday tradition: Show coming to Holmes Theatre this Friday breaks the seasonal mold
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
Thomas Anthony "Tom" Kubat
John Reed King
Clara Jane Gilbertson
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Guest Editorial: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
Severe Weather Announcements (2)
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