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As April snow hits, driver killed in Otter Tail County crash
A platform that's close to the heart: 'Outstanding Teen' talks organ donation at driver's education classes
Shattered innocence: Becker County child abuse cases on the rise
Youth ATV Safety Training set for May 20
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
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Roth earns all-tournament honors at Summit Championship
Norman County West in danger of losing fall and winter sports
Area kids place at state free throw competition
Smith Leads Huskers at Big Ten Championships
Little Lakers Boys Basketball summer camp registration
Luecks celebrating 50 years together
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Simons welcome twin daughters
'What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear': Listening is important--on both sides of the doctor's exam table
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Friends & Neighbors
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Willow Skye Forsberg
Neil Daniel "Peel" Englund
Mathew R. Veronen
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
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
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (5)
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