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Bemidji slips by Laker swimmers in final dual
8AA FOOTBALL: Nuggets knock Hornets out of opening round
Sled hockey exhibition raises nearly $800 for Hope, Inc.
Lakes Area Boxing registration Nov. 1
No. 3 Titans advance over rivals Norman County West
Become Like a Little Child-Cutting to the heart of God.
New Chaplain at Essentia St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes believes everyone has a 'unique life'
Christian Women's Club: Area ladies gather for prayer and fellowship
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
Friends & Neighbors
Nereson's hires new service consultant
Cabela merger's effect on East Grand Forks store unclear
There's a new chinese food restaurant in town
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
In the shadow: Bobby Vee and The Shadows adored by local, national fans alike
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Mixed Blood's 'Corazon Eterno' comes to DL Friday
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo' program coming to DL library Nov. 7
A Native American experience in sight, sound and soul
Robert T. "Bobby Vee" Velline
Marylou F. Chromy
Betty Jane McGuire
Arlen G. Restad
Forget common sense, elect candidates with good sense
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
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
September 3, 2015
Lakers enter Friday's game with Fergus ranked No. 10
Week 3 regional football notes
September 3, 2015 - 2:45pm
September 1, 2015
Otters down Laker tennis
Senior Dani Unruh improved to 3-1 in four matches this season after a 7-6, 6-3 victory over top Otters’ singles player Kaitlyn Richey Thursday in Fergus Falls. The Otters won the remaining matches for a 6-1 team victory. Unruh leads a very young Laker team that will improve...
September 1, 2015 - 11:16am
August 6, 2015
Kirkbride Arts & History Weekend is Sept. 17-20 in Fergus Falls
The third annual Kirkbride Arts & History Weekend, a multidisciplinary arts event that explores the past and future of the Fergus Falls State Hospital, will take place Sept. 17-20 at various locations throughout Fergus Falls. The event is led by local arts and community and...
August 6, 2015 - 5:20am
July 24, 2015
Post 15 dominates Fergus Falls 17-1
BEMIDJI -- Connor Johnson and Detroit Lakes scored early and often as it beat Fergus Falls in the American Legion Sub-State 14 baseball tournament 17-1 in seven innings Friday. No. 4 Detroit Lakes batted around in the first inning, posting eight runs on six hits, one walk and two...
July 24, 2015 - 7:46pm
July 23, 2015
New leader named at Kindred Family Focus
Bridget Leonard has been named the new regional director for Kindred Family Focus’ Fergus Falls office, serving Fergus Falls and the surrounding...
July 23, 2015 - 5:40am