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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
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January 12, 2018
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you....
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
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