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Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Following in their (paw) steps: Animal tracking workshop set Feb. 25 at Tamarac
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Leola L. Shockley
Joan A. Watland
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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
February 10, 2017
Political posts are annoying, but they should continue
There appears to be two types of people in this country right now - those who continue to use social media as a platform for their own personal, political beliefs and those who wish the first group would just shut up. But here's the thing - as annoying and exhausting as political...
February 10, 2017 - 9:00am
January 18, 2017
Every trick in the (Face)book: Scammers use social media to swindle money, targeting younger victims
Cons and scams have been around since humans first learned how to communicate but, these days, as communication increases with technology, scams...
January 18, 2017 - 9:10am
November 24, 2016
Can you tell the difference between real and fake news?
Let's start with a news quiz: Which of the following stories is true? A. Donald Trump once told a magazine reporter if he ever ran for president...
November 24, 2016 - 3:26pm
April 18, 2015
Facebook messages land DL man in jail
James Bradley McCain, 29, of 21688 County Road 37, Detroit Lakes, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of violating a restraining order. A second felony charge of violating a no-contact order was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court...
April 18, 2015 - 5:50am
January 20, 2015
Facebook clamps down on fake news stories
Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has taken steps to clamp down on "hoaxes" and fake news stories that can spread like wildfire on its 1.35-billion member online social network. The company said it had introduced an option to allow Facebook users to flag a story as "purposefully fake...
January 20, 2015 - 2:55pm
January 11, 2015
Facebook users share Kiddie Land memories; more online
On Wednesday afternoon, we put out a message on our Facebook page, asking for memories of Kiddie Land. We had no idea of the response we would get. By Thursday morning, we had 92 comments and 199 likes. Clearly this piece of Detroit Lakes history holds a soft spot in people’s...
January 11, 2015 - 12:30pm
September 9, 2014
Minnesota woman charged after Facebook fight turns real
ST. PAUL - A 31-year-old St. Paul woman beat another woman with a small baseball bat late Thursday after the two had sparred on Facebook without having met, charges said. Ramsey County prosecutors charged Bridget Leannamarie Olson with second-degree assault for her alleged attack...
September 9, 2014 - 8:32am
December 27, 2013
Nasdaq to compensate firms on December 31 for botched Facebook IPO
NEW YORK - Nasdaq OMX Group Inc will compensate firms on December 31 for qualifying claims related to Facebook Inc's botched May 2012 initial...
December 27, 2013 - 2:04pm
December 3, 2013
Facebook phases in "Unfollow" button
Facebook Inc has replaced its "Hide All" button with the more succinct "Unfollow," letting users block all messages and posts from selected friends. As with the previous button, it gives users the option of blocking content from certain people without offending them, say through de-friending....
December 3, 2013 - 4:30pm
January 22, 2012
Suspect's Facebook page finds humor at court hearing
A suspect charged in the assault of three peace officers seems to find humor in his situation as voiced on his Facebook page. Elijah Lee Knowles,...
January 22, 2012 - 9:20pm
May 18, 2011
Get Audubon School keepsakes
AUDUBON -- Want a piece of the woodwork from the old Lake Park-Audubon Elementary school building for your very own? Make them an offer!
May 18, 2011 - 11:54am
Festival of Birds starts Today
The annual Festival of Birds celebration begins Thursday, but there is still time to register for a field trip, listen to a speaker and view some birds. Though there are events scheduled for four days, Thursday-Sunday, anyone can participate in the individual events as they wish....
May 18, 2011 - 11:44am
May 4, 2011
cowboy church is a breed apart
Listen for the sound of the cowbell -- it means church is beginning. That would be at the Northwoods Harvest Barn, also known as the Cowboy...
May 4, 2011 - 5:30pm
Robotics honored at national meet
QWERTY robotics, the Detroit Lakes High School robotics team, has certainly made a name for itself this year. Although they placed 76th out...
May 4, 2011 - 4:30pm
Rolling Stones tribute band in DL
It's been 10 years since musician and singer Chris LeGrand had the inspiration to make his startling resemblance to a certain rock music icon...
May 4, 2011 - 3:25pm