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This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Firefighter battles PTSD
Pre-K teachers may lose business with Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal
Schools in favor of Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal if they have space
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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