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DNR deer meat donation program benefits many families in local area
'Our little missing link': DL parents talk growing their families through foster-to-adopt option
Home sweet...Holmes?: Country crooner John Berry returning to Detroit Lakes for Dec. 2 Christmas concert
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
Laker hockey team building on experience from last year
Hibbert enters 18th pro Snocross season determined to reclaim national title
Vikings hold off Lions to win seventh straight game
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Pazdernik rebound leader in loss to Dragons
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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Willing and able: Adults with disabilities find pride, friendship through job partnerships in Perham
Gas prices down 4.2 cents last week
MnDOT honored with National Roadway Safety Award
Essentia Health Welcomes Physician Assistant in Detroit Lakes
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Maynard A. Hanson
Charles Andersen Petersen
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
Linda S. Severson
Virginia May Fisher
We're thankful for you, dear reader
Letter: Here's why I stand by President Trump
Lynn Hummel column: Artifacts from history's crawl space
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
Lake ice still treacherous due to weather ups and downs
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
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