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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
February 24, 2011
All eyes on them: Perham's gymnasts know that school's dynasty is approaching state history Perham, Minn. - Pressure comes with trying to win a state championship.
Perham, Minn. - Pressure comes with trying to win a state championship. For the Perham gymnastics team, pressure comes from not winning state. Winning...
February 24, 2011 - 3:00am
February 23, 2011
Ogema, Minn., teen struck by car while inline skating in September nearing release from hospital
In a few short weeks -- the exact date has not yet been determined -- the family of Landon Hochstetler will be bringing him home. It will be the first time the Ogema teenager has been outside of a hospital setting since he was struck by a car while inline skating near his family's...
February 23, 2011 - 1:29pm
White Earth sets its State of Nation for March
The community is invited to attend the White Earth Tribal Council State of the Nation Address on Thursday, March 3, at the Shooting Star Casino Event Center in Mahnomen. Guests are encouraged to visit White Earth program exhibits on display from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Social hour...
February 23, 2011 - 1:29pm
February 18, 2011
Crash kills 2, injures 2 east of Crookston
A head-on collision four miles east of Crookston on Polk County Road 11 killed two people and sent two others to the hospital Thursday afternoon. According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, two vehicles collided on the two-lane blacktop at about 4:10 p.m. Thursday. Two people...
February 18, 2011 - 10:54am
Area flood forecast takes ominous turn
Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker said the National Weather Service numbers came as a surprise, but he stressed it is too early to accurately predict...
February 18, 2011 - 10:14am
February 9, 2011
Man injured at WE Fest improves
The family of a Fargo man who sustained a severe head injury in an Aug.
February 9, 2011 - 9:58am
High school senior who is Miss Northwest writes children's book about protecing Minnesota lakes
A young girl named Tess is used to going out on her favorite "Sparkle Lake" to enjoy fishing and swimming with her father.
February 9, 2011 - 9:41am
February 8, 2011
Detroit Lakes area troopers make 109 traffic stops, no arrests on Super Bowl Sunday
Despite the cold and windy Super Bowl Sunday, along with slippery roads, the Minnesota State Patrol along with other sheriff's departments and other municipal agencies throughout the Detroit Lakes district including troopers enforcing areas from Moorhead to Wadena and Alexandria to...
February 8, 2011 - 1:43pm
February 7, 2011
Man injured after falling from motel balcony in Detroit Lakes
A Staples, Minn. man was seriously injured in Detroit Lakes after falling from a motel balcony Friday night, apparently trying to go from his room to the adjoining one. According to the Detroit Lakes Police Department, James Harvey Kenyon, 42, fell from a balcony at the Holiday Inn...
February 7, 2011 - 4:26pm
February 2, 2011
Teen-produced TV spot on distracted driving could win $1,000
Minnesota teenagers are invited to shine lights and aim cameras on the issue of distraction behind the wheel in a TV public service announcement contest. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety and AAA Minnesota/Iowa are coordinating the 2011 Don't...
February 2, 2011 - 1:13pm
January 31, 2011
Autopsy performed on man who died in Mahnomen County snowmobile crash
A Minnesota man died Saturday after two snowmobiles crashed on South Twin Lake in Mahnomen County, Minn. According to the Mahnomen County Sheriff's department, they received a 911 call just before 6 p.m. Saturday. Two snowmobiles in a group crashed after a lead rider tried to warn...
January 31, 2011 - 4:35pm
January 25, 2011
Duplex fire nearly kills Detroit Lakes man
Five people escaped a large duplex fire early Tuesday morning with two suffering injuries, and a 5-month-old white lab still missing. Detroit Lakes firefighters responded to the call at 4:40 a.m. and found the house, located on County Highway 29 near Cotton Lake, engulfed, Fire...
January 25, 2011 - 4:53pm
January 24, 2011
Snowmobiler falls, gets hit by second snowmobile
A man was run over by his friend while the two were snowmobiling in Becker County Sunday evening, according to the Department of Natural Resources. DNR District Supervisor Brian Kuphal said the two 28-year-olds were snowmobiling on County Highway 40 east of Wolf Lake when the first...
January 24, 2011 - 12:56pm
January 21, 2011
Renovation work shines at BNSF Depot in Detroit Lakes
The Burlington Northern Santa Fe train depot in Detroit Lakes has quite a history. Built in 1908, the then-Great Northern depot was added to...
January 21, 2011 - 3:57pm
State delays $1.3 million payment to Waubun schools
About $1.3 million will be withheld from the Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School District later this month. For school board members, it was déjà vu all over again. The district received official word from the Minnesota Department of Education that money to be withheld will be taken...
January 21, 2011 - 3:49pm