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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
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
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
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 27, 2015
DL gym re-brands as The Center
For Detroit Lakes area residents who may have been a bit puzzled by different literature floating around the area referring to a place called...
September 27, 2015 - 5:55am
January 10, 2015
DLCCC to host indoor triathlon
Baby it’s cold outside, but the competition is heating up over at the DLCCC as the second annual indoor triathlon is just around the corner. The...
January 10, 2015 - 11:00am
July 27, 2014
Community Center ready to launch $725,000 pool and locker room area renovation project
Much like an episode of HGTV’s “House Crashers,” a team of “pool crashers” will soon be invading the Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center — and they’ll be bringing along some “locker crashers” too. The pool, pool deck and locker rooms at the DLCCC are...
July 27, 2014 - 12:00pm
April 19, 2014
Third annual Bean Bags, Beer and Beach Bums set April 26
As old man winter slowly loosens his icy grip on the Detroit Lakes area, residents here are starting to see visions of summer dance in their...
April 19, 2014 - 1:00pm
March 5, 2014
Lucky Fun Run will be March 15
The Down Under Sports Lucky Leprechaun Fun Run will be held Saturday, March 15. The distance of the race will be a 5K and will start at 9 a.m. at the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center. Register by March 7, at “Zapevent.com” to receive your t-shirt with the total cost...
March 5, 2014 - 11:31am
March 2, 2014
City amends liquor law
Everyone wants a piece of the pie, but only if it’s a big slice. A few years ago, the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center needed a more organized way of providing alcohol during events that they hosted, as well as at private events that individuals hosted in the facility. So,...
March 2, 2014 - 3:00pm
February 5, 2014
Daddy’s Little Sweetheart Dance is Friday
For one enchanted February evening each year, princesses from throughout the land of lakes are invited to bring the special men in their lives...
February 5, 2014 - 10:04am
January 19, 2014
Boxing regime at DLCCC especially popular with women
The sweat is flying over at the DLCCC these days. “One-two-one!” shouts Dion Sgro, as he takes a quick swipe with a mitt towards his...
January 19, 2014 - 12:00pm
December 21, 2013
A New Year’s Bash: DLCCC holds family-friendly party
It isn’t hard to find adult activities to partake in New Years Eve, but family-friendly activities can be a little harder to come by. That’s...
December 21, 2013 - 10:00am
December 19, 2013
Rock & Roll Christmas Spectacular tonight at Historic Holmes Theatre
In what is becoming a Detroit Lakes holiday tradition, the Rock ‘n Roll Christmas Spectacular returns to the Historic Holmes Theatre this Thursday, Dec. 19 for a 7:30 p.m.
December 19, 2013 - 9:00am
December 18, 2013
DLCCC to hold first indoor triathlon
The idea of getting in shape for the New Year may be sitting on the backburner for many these days — right behind that figgy pudding and chocolate fondue pot. But when the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve, it's go-time. A brand new event at the Detroit Lakes Community and...
December 18, 2013 - 5:00pm
August 28, 2013
Weight loss challenge announces winners
Participants in two weight loss challenge groups won money for losing the highest percentage of body weight. Donna Miller, a personal wellness coach who runs the Weight Loss Challenges, announced that for this 12-week challenge, over $500 was given back to participants for losing...
August 28, 2013 - 11:41am
July 31, 2013
Hundreds of WE Festers flock to DL Community Center for showers
Many local residents of Detroit Lakes and surrounding areas have grown to expect increased road traffic during WE Fest, but the annual influx of concert attendees also has a dramatic effect on the traffic in the locker rooms of the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center. “We’ll...
July 31, 2013 - 4:32pm
July 3, 2013
‘Kids’ Fun Run & Obstacle Course’ draws more than 130 to DL City Park
The popularity of obstacle courses and “fun run” events has grown immensely in the past few years. But most of those events are geared...
July 3, 2013 - 8:09am
May 22, 2013
Kids have choices for fun
To most kids, there were never two sweeter words spoken than those of “summer vacation.” To some parents, those sweet words translate...
May 22, 2013 - 12:28pm