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Boys, Girls Club kids holding bleach drive for humane society
The kibosh put on Becker County-Hubbard jail plans
Young DL tracksters excel at Hershey meet
Herzog ends DL career in All-Star game as North’s offensive MVP
Legion Baseball: Alexandria takes two from DL
Lack of offense sinks Angels in 7-2 loss to Perham
Minnesota Wild’s Parise draws a crowd at Cully’s Kids Celebrity Weekend event
In the Zone
Area students perform in Piano Honors Concert
Peterson nominates NYM student for Air Force
Local students earn degrees at Bemidji State University
Ogema's Anderson graduates from Marquette University
Detroit Lakes' Ringwelski earns Concordia scholarship
Friends & Neighbors
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Shelton, Lambert on 2015 WE Fest schedule
Summer Scene - July 2014
Tamarac Refuge: Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
Brad Laabs: Be respectful, helpful on the water this week
Blane Klemek: The moving whistle of the upland sandpiper is sweetness to hear
Ruffed grouse counts see increase
Brad Laabs: Fish like chasing fast bait; Make your presentation match
Blane Klemek: The black-billed cuckoo is a fascinating bird
D&D Appliance in DL wins Maytag competition
Shiny, new Cenex opens in Lake Park
Legal Helpers ordered to pay back MN consumers
Gas prices take post holiday dip...again
Marco partners with AGT in cloud-based video offering
Letter: WWI decisions the cause of Mid East fighting today
Letter: Green: ‘I urged legislature to take balanced approach’
New restrictions on e-cigarettes
Lynn Hummel: The curse of the mom jeans
Unmanned aircraft advocates get a Leafy Spurge
Detroit Lakes' Caroline Smith to play Basilica Block Party
Northwest Water Carnival gets underway Friday
Genealogy workshop in Perham
Pioneer Village group hopes to "Refresh the Fest" Aug. 16
LRAC will host its inaugural "Arts Resource Fair" Aug. 16 in Fergus Falls
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. Love, the Minnesota Timberwolves' All-Star power forward, had not played in nine days following the death of his grandmother. Love looked...
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 country music fan or a big drinker to have fun out here. That's because people-watching supplies hours of entertainment. Sure, there are...
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 camping.
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
May 3, 2011
DL police warn residents to lock car doors at night
Detroit Lakes Police Chief Kel Keena is warning residents to lock their car doors and remove valuables at night. "We've had a lot of pilfering from unlocked vehicles over the last three weekends," he said Monday. "People are missing loose change and CDs and anything else you can...
May 3, 2011 - 3:27pm