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DL cop, ex-convict facing off in court: Both allege years of harassment, both seek restraining orders
Four charged in White Earth heroin investigation
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Laker gymnasts four-peat at state
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Francis R. "Butch" Bellanger
Merlin V. Thompson
Sheena Marie Butcher
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
November 2, 2017
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, Oct. 24 At 11:07 a.m. a cell phone was reportedly stolen from the 28000 block of County Road 129 in Ponsford. At 12:20 p.m. six blank checks were reportedly stolen from a business on the 28000 block of Anchor Road in Detroit Lakes. At 10:08 p.m. a purse was reportedly stolen...
November 2, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 4, 2017
Crime & accidents
Thursday, Sept. 21 At 11:56 a.m. a caller reported someone had broken into a cabin on the 36000 block of 295th Avenue in Ogema. At 2:05 p.m. a purse was reportedly stolen from a cart on the 600 block of Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes. At 6:04 p.m. a mailbox was reportedly damaged on...
October 4, 2017 - 9:49am
September 7, 2017
‘It’s all gone’: Leaf Lake home goes up in flames Thursday afternoon
Howard Ellingson sat in a lawn chair in his front yard and watched helplessly as his Leaf Lake home burned down this afternoon. Ellingson says...
September 7, 2017 - 4:11pm
September 1, 2017
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, Aug. 15 At 3:09 p.m. a caller reported the doors to a residence on the 28000 block of Anchor Road in Detroit Lakes had been kicked in, but nothing was reportedly missing from the home. At 4:33 p.m. a table saw and stand, VCR, and batteries were reportedly stolen from a vehicle...
September 1, 2017 - 8:14am
August 7, 2017
UPDATE: Vehicle fire caused by electrical malfunction
The Detroit Lakes Fire department rushed to the scene of a burning vehicle parked on the 800 block of Central Street, just across from the Detroit...
August 7, 2017 - 2:37pm
July 25, 2017
Park Theatre marquee catches fire
A fire at Park Theatre caused extensive damage to the iconic downtown Park Rapids marquee Monday evening. An estimated 15 to 20 people were in...
July 25, 2017 - 3:50pm
June 11, 2017
134,000 chicks believed dead in poultry barn blaze near Hawley
HAWLEY, Minn. – Up to 134,000 chicks are believed dead after a large fire Sunday afternoon at a chicken barn near here. The blaze was reported...
June 11, 2017 - 6:17pm
April 28, 2017
She gave 'er a good run...: Firehose used to fight 1914 fire finds new home at Becker County Museum
August 13, 1914 was sunny and hot, and a strong wind was blowing through the streets of Detroit Lakes. By all accounts, farmers were in their...
April 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 22, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
ST. PAUL—Minnesota communities could not regulate wages, benefits or employee scheduling under legislation that appears headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. Bill sponsor Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said that it would not hamper local control, as critics say. "I am all for local control...
April 22, 2017 - 11:33am
April 18, 2017
VIDEO: Fire destroys Hawley house as five departments respond
HAWLEY, Minn. — Five area fire departments responded to a house fire Monday afternoon on what was originally reported as an out-of-control...
April 18, 2017 - 3:09pm
April 15, 2017
DNR ready for Minnesota wildfire season if warm, dry conditions continue
ST. PAUL—It's been an average start to the Minnesota wildfire season so far but a trend to warmer, drier weather in recent months has firefighting...
April 15, 2017 - 10:23am
March 22, 2017
White supremacist says fire at his new home in small ND town was arson
NOME, N.D. -- A 108-year-old church recently bought by an unwelcomed white supremacist burned to the ground Wednesday, March 22, in this small...
March 22, 2017 - 11:09pm
March 14, 2017
Homeowner charged with arson after fire destroys Ottertail home
OTTERTAIL, Minn. — Fire heavily damaged a home here Saturday night, March 11, resulting in officials calling it a complete loss, an Otter...
March 14, 2017 - 8:26am
March 10, 2017
Fire destroys house north of Audubon
At approximately 8:22 p.m. on March 9, the Becker County Sheriff's Office received a call of a structure fire at 19323 220th St., which is approximately two miles north of Audubon. Upon arrival of first responders, the south half of the house was fully involved. The fire quickly spread...
March 10, 2017 - 11:33am
February 26, 2017
Father, who lost 3 children in ND fire, is in Twin Cities burn unit
CARRINGTON, N.D.—The father is in a Twin Cities burn unit with serious injuries, while the mother and another survivor have been treated...
February 26, 2017 - 6:45pm