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Mahnomen-Waubun Thunderbirds logo revealed
Indians extend win streak to seven games
Bombers seeded fourth in Section 6, 9-man
Lakers steamroll Prowlers to finish regular season
No. 8 Titans secure seventh win in road shutout
You may qualify for extra help paying your drug costs
Parrot Heads give $8,000 to Marshmallow Foundation
Holy Rosary announces scholarship winners
How did Social Security work without computers?
friends & neighbors
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Gas prices down this week
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
Having trouble paying your heating bill? LIHEAP could help
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Philip Wayne Arneson
Duane Douglas Nelson
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Sharon L. Vareberg
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Guest Editorial: Technology in cars is causing more crashes
Potatoes - they're what's for dinner
Letter: Tax chair says cities, counties better not raise taxes
Letter: St. Paul Ice Palace group thanks supporters in DL
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
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
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
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
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