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Could being a 'yes man' get you scammed?
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Spring truck weight restrictions start for central frost zone
Correction: Poles 'n Holes derby winners
Water, water everywhere...: Smithsonian traveling exhibit ‘Water/Ways’ opens Saturday in DL
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BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Hornets to make 24th state appearance
DL wrestlers section runners-up
Lakers dominate Section gymnastics championships
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie returning to Park Rapids
Joan A. Watland
Dean W. Iverson
Don L. Wilhelm
Betty Thorman Johnson
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Tribune Editorial: Doggone it, that policy decision was stupid
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
December 13, 2015
Kirkbride mothballing costs estimated at nearly $4 million
To keep the Kirkbride Building from deteriorating any further over the next decade, Fergus Falls would need to spend nearly $4 million to mothball...
December 13, 2015 - 5:20am
November 23, 2015
Lakers have chances, but drop home opener to Otters
Fergus Falls scored a pair of goals in the second period and sophomore goalie Drew Luhning stopped 28 Laker shots to upend Detroit Lakes 2-1...
November 23, 2015 - 11:21am
November 9, 2015
Otters spoil girls hockey opener 8-3
Abby Hobbes collected five points and Fergus Falls scored six goals in the second period to spoil the Detroit Lakes girls hockey home opener 8-3 Saturday afternoon at Kent Freeman Arena. Hobbes opened the scoring with the only goal of the first period scoring unassisted at even...
November 9, 2015 - 2:25pm
November 6, 2015
Muskie discussion draws crowd
It was an overflow town hall meeting last Thursday evening, when people for and against stocking more muskies in Otter Tail County lakes gathered...
November 6, 2015 - 5:45am
November 4, 2015
Bad timing for robber: Officers were nearby
A man is in custody after an armed robbery at Shopko in Fergus Falls. Fergus Falls police Sgt. Connor West says that at around 4:30 p.m. a man showed a knife and demanded money at the store at 226 E Lincoln Ave. The man ran from the store with an undisclosed amount of cash,...
November 4, 2015 - 11:01am
October 2, 2015
Laker boys battle Sabres again at Hermes Invite
The Detroit Lakes boys cross country team has gotten their fair share of Sartell-St. Stephen in the past week placing second to the Sabres at the Milaca Mega Meet Saturday and again at the John Hermes Invitational Thursday at Fergus Falls. Aaron Johnson has cemented himself at...
October 2, 2015 - 10:44am
Girls XC fifth at Hermes Invite, Frazee eighth
Makenzie Ostlie continues to lead the Detroit Lakes girls cross country team placing in the top five and helping the Lakers to a fifth place...
October 2, 2015 - 9:51am
September 30, 2015
17-month-old is hit, killed by car in Fergus Falls
A 17-month-old child was pronounced dead Monday afternoon after being hit by a car in Fergus Falls. Fergus Falls police say Avah Mae Dirkman was struck about 12:30 p.m. by a 2009 Dodge Journey driven by Katie Diane Black, 29, of Fergus Falls. Reports from witnesses said Black...
September 30, 2015 - 11:29am
Police say man shot at wife on freeway, then shot by officers
A Fergus Falls man suspected of shooting at his estranged wife’s car on Interstate 94 died early Sunday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound during a confrontation with police officers, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Richard David Blondeau, 52, was...
September 30, 2015 - 11:08am
September 24, 2015
Laker swimmers second at Spuds triangular
The Laker swimming and diving team placed second at Tuesday’s Spuds Triangular in Moorhead. Detroit Lakes scored 221 points to distance themselves from Fergus Falls with 162 and finished 50 points back of the host Spuds. Moorhead took first place in 10 of 12 events with two...
September 24, 2015 - 12:38pm
September 14, 2015
Soccer: Jordan overtime goal lifts Laker girls over Otters
Senior captain Halle Jordan sent an overtime penalty kick to the lower left corner giving the Fergus Falls’ keeper no chance at a save and the Detroit Lakes girls soccer team improved to 4-2 overall with a 2-1 overtime victory at Fergus Falls Saturday. The Otters gave up the...
September 14, 2015 - 11:08am
September 13, 2015
Unmarked graves at Fergus Falls State Hospital to be honored
An event to remember, honor, and recognize the many individuals who lived and were buried at the Fergus Falls State Hospital Cemetery, most in unmarked graves, will be held Sept. 20. Self Advocates Minnesota Northwest, the Arc United, and the Friends of the Fergus Falls State Hospital...
September 13, 2015 - 5:10am
September 8, 2015
Laker tennis finishes busy fortnight
Friday, the recent tennis marathon continued for Detroit Lakes hosting Fergus Falls and Thief River Falls. Unruh continued to showcase her game in a two and two over Karyn Leake for the Lakers’ lone win against the Prowlers. According to Beauchman, Thief River Falls will compete...
September 8, 2015 - 9:25am
September 4, 2015
Otters shutout Lakers in renewed rivalry game
Turnovers stung Detroit Lakes and the Fergus Falls Otters scored twice in the second quarter for a 14-0 shutout victory at Mollberg Field Friday...
September 4, 2015 - 10:24pm
Fergus Falls man busted for drugs
Eric Clayton Nord, 31, of 414 N. Cleveland St., Fergus Falls has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Aug. 27 he and another man were stopped by a Detroit Lakes police officer as they were...
September 4, 2015 - 5:45am