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'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Blowback over proposed wind turbine near Pelican Lake
No need for Obamacare?: Farmers can now get group insurance through their co-ops
'Christmas miracle at the mall': Free sleigh rides in DL interrupted by spooked horse, no injuries result
Crime & accidents
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Laker wrestlers impressive in win over Bemidji
Laker basketball teams split at TRF
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
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
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
'New Standards' for holiday tradition: Show coming to Holmes Theatre this Friday breaks the seasonal mold
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
Thomas Anthony "Tom" Kubat
John Reed King
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Guest Editorial: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
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
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
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