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History evolving: Becker County museum to become children, science museum
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
Crime & Accidents
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Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
Good luck at State, Raiders!
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Curling league champions
Basketball has been lifelong affair for Breckenridge's Lipp
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
'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
Spring has sprung! It's time to celebrate: Four fun things to see, do – and taste – in DL this week
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
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
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