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Two hurt in separate crashes on icy Highway 10 east of Lake Park Saturday
MnDOT adopts new mowing/hay baling standard and permit
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
No smoking in public housing? New federal smoke-free rule affects Minnesotans
Man wielding knife is arrested in lobby of Becker County Human Services
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Raiders control tempo in victory over Rebels
Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Lorna M. Schons
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
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
Pine to Palm
November 26, 2016
Otters score six to spoil Laker home opener
The Fergus Falls got timely goals to start each period and outplayed a young Detroit Lakes squad in a 6-2 victory to open the season at Kent...
November 26, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 23, 2016
Attuned to addictions; Music teacher offers guitar lessons at Drake’s Counseling center in DL
It's a new gig, but she's strumming along just fine. Geralyn Lyseng, a music teacher at Fergus Falls public schools, has begun teaching guitar...
November 23, 2016 - 10:48am
October 19, 2016
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits presented the Minnesota Initiative Foundations (MIFs) with the 2016 Responsive Philanthropy Award at its annual conference, held in Duluth on Oct. 7. West Central Initiative (WCI) is one of six regional foundations working to strengthen the communities...
October 19, 2016 - 8:47am
October 14, 2016
Fergus Falls woman sentenced for drugs in Becker County
A Fergus Falls woman has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on drug charges. Jeneice Alisha Muchow, 38, was arrested Feb. 4 when a Frazee police officer responded to a request from Perham Police to located a white Ford Ranger occupied by three people heading to Frazee...
October 14, 2016 - 5:37pm
October 2, 2016
High school instructors boost their welding skills at M-state
Area high school teachers donned welding gear recently as part of a pilot project that's intended to help their students qualify for high-demand technical jobs. The two-day welding training took place Sept. 22 and 23 in Minnesota State Community and Technical College's custom mobile...
October 2, 2016 - 11:02am
September 30, 2016
XC: Laker boys third, girls fifth at Hermes Invite
The Laker boys cross country team leader Aaron Johnson battled more than just the course in rallying Detroit Lakes to a third place finish at the John Hermes Invitational in Fergus Falls Thursday. Johnson suffered a bee sting prior to the meet and again at the first mile mark making...
September 30, 2016 - 9:05am
September 21, 2016
Lakers defeat Class AA Moorhead for first time in program history
The Detroit Lakes girls swimming and diving team made a habit of breaking records in 2015 in the pool and on the diving board. Tuesday, the Lakers...
September 21, 2016 - 7:59pm
U of M to host MN Sparks even in Fergus Falls
On Tuesday, Sept. 27, the University of Minnesota hosts Minnesota Sparks in Fergus Falls, Minn., at the Bigwood Event Center. The event brings three University researchers—who are tackling some of the area's most critical issues—into conversation with members of the local...
September 21, 2016 - 9:54am
September 20, 2016
SOCCER: Laker girls complete sweep of Otters
Detroit Lakes defeated Fergus Falls for the second time this season improving to 6-2 in section play with a 2-1 victory over the Otters on the road Saturday. Both teams put the ball on net frequently with the Lakers leading with 26 shots and six corners. The Otters answered with...
September 20, 2016 - 11:25am
August 26, 2016
Fergus Falls shuts out Laker tennis
Detroit Lakes and Fergus Falls met Thursday night for the annual under the lights night match with the Otters prevailing in a 7-0 shutout, the...
August 26, 2016 - 12:03pm
Second half flurry gives Laker boys first win in 20 games
The Detroit Lakes boys soccer team really needed a victory to begin play this season and got one Thursday night in exciting fashion over highway...
August 26, 2016 - 11:21am
July 23, 2016
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Heated frustration matched sweltering temperatures for losing teams at day two of the American Legion Sub-state 14 baseball tournament in Thief...
July 23, 2016 - 11:36am
June 3, 2016
Murder charges against Fergus Falls man accused of killing father
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The son of a Fergus Falls man has been charged with killing his father. Dustin Defiel, 28, is charged with second-degree...
June 3, 2016 - 2:17pm
June 2, 2016
Police investigating possible homicide in Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS – A homicide investigation is underway here after police found someone dead in a home. Police responded to a call for assistance around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 1. Officers said it appears the victim died of homicidal violence. The suspect ran from the scene before...
June 2, 2016 - 11:30am
May 27, 2016
Lakers cruise by Otters in first round
No. 8-ranked and Section 8-3A top-seeded Detroit Lakes dispatched of eighth-seeded Fergus Falls 12-2 in six innings to advance to the second...
May 27, 2016 - 9:47am