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Rich history for a wet and fun festival
County OKs $40,000 for jail needs study
Stopping spread of AIS
Woman wins big; no one believes her
Gas leak leads to evacuation of six Detroit Lakes homes
Nagel comes home to coach Hornets
Angels clinch Hi-10 West title
Vergas man wins Handball championship
‘Beast Mode’ event is July 26 in Frazee
Young DL tracksters excel at Hershey meet
In the Zone
Area students perform in Piano Honors Concert
SSA benefits the same for survivors whether person retired, disabled
Peterson nominates NYM student for Air Force
Local students earn degrees at Bemidji State University
Ogema's Anderson graduates from Marquette University
Friends & Neighbors
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Shelton, Lambert on 2015 WE Fest schedule
Summer Scene - July 2014
Brad Laabs: Be respectful, helpful on the water this week
Blane Klemek: The moving whistle of the upland sandpiper is sweetness to hear
Ruffed grouse counts see increase
Brad Laabs: Fish like chasing fast bait; Make your presentation match
Blane Klemek: The black-billed cuckoo is a fascinating bird
D&D Appliance in DL wins Maytag competition
Shiny, new Cenex opens in Lake Park
Legal Helpers ordered to pay back MN consumers
Gas prices take post holiday dip...again
Marco partners with AGT in cloud-based video offering
Veterans looking for work get well deserved boost
DL fireworks came too late for families with children
Alert driving improves safety for all road users
Immigration reform has support
Goeun Park: If only the tooth fairy had taught proper brushing techniques
It’s s’mores season at your local library
A sundry selection of salads
Sunday is Family Day at Northwest Water Carnival
Northwest Water Carnival gets underway Friday
May 6, 2011
White Earth Woman wins $21,000 in lottery
Kaylea Smith of White Earth is $21,000 richer after winning the Lottery's Big Money Crossword scratch game. Smith claimed the prize on April 26. She purchased the ticket at M & W Service of White Earth on Highway 34 in Ogema.
May 6, 2011 - 3:25pm
Adopt-A-Highway needs volunteers for ditches
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is looking for volunteers for its Adopt a Highway program, a public service campaign where community groups, churches, businesses and individuals pick up litter along Minnesota highways. In the 21 years since its introduction, the program...
May 6, 2011 - 3:07pm
Soup Truck drives message through Minnesota
If Governor Mark Dayton manages to get his proposed state budget passed by the Minnesota Legislature this spring, the "job killing" tax hikes...
May 6, 2011 - 2:29pm
Man sentenced after eluding police for years
A Frazee man who had eluded law enforcement authorities since 2008 was sentenced Wednesday in Becker County District Court, on felony charges of violating the predatory offender registration law and motor vehicle theft. Larry Marshall Leach, 49, last known address 31348 County Highway...
news / crime
May 6, 2011 - 2:22pm
Make sure you're ready for fishing opener
May 14 marks the opening date this year for walleye, northern pike, stream trout in lakes, and lake trout for all inland waters. Bass season...
Brad Laabs / outdoors
May 6, 2011 - 1:21pm
April 28, 2011
Sterilized in 60 seconds: DL Company helps build shopping cart cleaning machine
If those shopping carts could talk, people would understand their daily misadventures with germs: Sick kids for passengers ... raw chicken...
April 28, 2011 - 8:00am
April 20, 2011
Going organic by the semi- truckload
Local consumers hungry for more natural foods are getting a big serving of options as a national organic food company rolls into Detroit Lakes...
April 20, 2011 - 12:07pm
March 23, 2011
Klobuchar helps family in Japan -- Emergency visa interview granted to Kieko Chelmo
There is some good news for the Chelmo family. After a week-long media blitz, pleading their case to come home, the Detroit Lakes family stuck in Japan is very close to seeing that happen. Brook Chelmo and his parents, Joyce and Richard Chelmo, have been working feverishly...
March 23, 2011 - 11:16am
March 17, 2011
Update: Detroit Lakes family trapped in Japan fights for help
A Detroit Lakes man trapped in Japan with his wife and daughter are taking his pleas for help viral. Brook Chelmo is in what his mother calls "fighter mode" as he launches a Facebook campaign, urging any-body willing to contact Congressional leaders, specifically Minnesota Senator...
March 17, 2011 - 4:53pm
March 16, 2011
Man trying to get family to Detroit Lakes from Japan
A Detroit Lakes native teaching English in Japan is in survival mode, trying to get his family out of the devastated country after it was rocked by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake, tsunami, and now three nuclear plant explosions. 32-year-old Brook Chelmo, his Japanese wife, Keiko and...
Detroit Lakes / news
March 16, 2011 - 2:17pm
White Earth woman sentenced for voting while ineligible
A White Earth woman was sentenced last week in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of voting while ineligible. Paula Jean Smith, 47, of 36310 Wolf Clan Lane, White Earth, was given a stay of imposition on the felony prison sentence, but must serve 30 days in jail. She...
news / crime
March 16, 2011 - 1:17pm
March 14, 2011
Dent, Minn., woman critical after two-car crash Saturday
Sonya Steadman, 24, of Dent remains in critical condition at Fargo's Sanford Hospital after being injured in a two-car head-on crash on Highway 78 near Perham Saturday morning (March 12) the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Steadman was driving a pickup northbound on Highway 78 about...
March 14, 2011 - 11:36am
March 11, 2011
Emergency room doctor at St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes attacked by man suffering from mental illness
An emergency room doctor at Essentia Health St. Mary's was attacked and beaten Saturday morning by a patient who was apparently suffering from mental illness. Dr. Mark Lindquist was attacked by the 46-year-old Detroit Lakes man at the hospital emergency department shortly before...
Detroit Lakes / news / crime
March 11, 2011 - 3:35pm
February 24, 2011
Franken touts viability of renewable energy for rural Minnesota
Franken toured some local energy projects in Willmar after spending a day and a half in Morris on a similar tour.
February 24, 2011 - 11:17am
Missing Ada woman found safe in Minneapolis
Angela Sip, 30, was last seen Feb. 17 leaving her grandmother's home in Ada. A statewide alert was issued related to her disappearance. WDAZ-TV reported that Ada Police Department officials declined to release any further details in the case Tuesday. Police had previously said that...
February 24, 2011 - 5:29am