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Celebrating Civil War’s end
Man gets 12 years on sex, robbery charges
Man accused of violating no-contact order 3 times
Man sentenced after being caught with meth
Cities that border Dakotas want continued state support
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Letter: Big Tobacco continues to target kids with cigars, smokeless tobacco
State taxes hit rich and poor alike
Guest editorial: Health bills make sense
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
September 3, 2013
Parents’ role considered vital in curbing drinking among college freshmen
RED WING, Minn. — Parents do a lot to prepare their children for college. From keeping their nose to the grind during the high school years to helping lug that futon up two flights of stairs on moving day, parental support is important to a student’s success in postsecondary education. But...
September 3, 2013 - 8:37am
June 9, 2013
County Crackdown: Drinking on the Ottertail
Tubing the Ottertail River has always been a popular summer tradition in the lakes area. And part of that tradition has often included enjoying a few “adult” beverages along the way, not to mention stopping to party at two or three favorite gathering spots during the trip. But...
news / Detroit Lakes
June 9, 2013 - 3:00pm
February 5, 2009
19-year-old Grand Rapids man gets 5 years supervised probation in fatal car crash case
A 19-year-old Grand Rapids man has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation in connection with a fatal car accident that happened after a night of drinking. Kyle Robert Fuller pleaded guilty in December in Itasca County District Court to aiding and abetting furnishing...
February 5, 2009 - 6:00am
October 3, 2008
Drinking and driving don't mix
This summer I have had the chance to go on a few motorcycle runs. These events are organized for the pleasure of riding with a group of bikers and usually have a charitable purpose; whether it is to support a medical or social cause and to serve our communities. We have a rallying...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
September 22, 2008
Clay County Sheriff: Glyndon man who died in crash had been drinking
Autopsy results show a Glyndon man who died last month after the van he was driving went off the end of a T-intersection and crashed into a deep drainage ditch had a blood-alcohol content of more than twice the legal limit for driving, Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said. Thomas...
September 22, 2008 - 12:00am
May 2, 2008
Drug, alcohol stats concern Park Rapids school officials
Approximately one-quarter of last year's Park Rapids seniors reported drinking and driving and even more drank or used drugs right after school. With prom and graduation coming up, statistics like these concern Al Judson, Area High School principal, and Deb Timmerman, licensed chemical...
May 2, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Letter: Drinking age should stay 21
I am so glad that the drinking age in Minnesota is 21! I really think that it should stay that way too. High school in the 70's was chaotic. The drinking age was 18. A lot of the seniors were 18 and of course the number grew throughout the year. Several students were arrested for...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
Alcohol prevention and reduction
Alcohol statistics for underage drinking are staggering, and only getting worse. The death toll of Americans killed in the Iraq war hit 4,000 this week and was publicized in full force.
wave / news
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
January 26, 2008
Pictures put chill into DL Snoball
DETROIT LAKES -- A "copycat" incident backed by high expectations and standards brought multiple Detroit Lakes High School students what they consider an unfair punishment.
January 26, 2008 - 12:00am