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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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
January 20, 2016
Frazee fire displaces three residents
Three people are displaced after a garage fire in Frazee spread to a camper and then to a trailer house. Frazee Fire Chief Regi Ueke says they got the call around 4 p.m. Tuesday about a garage fire on 137th Street in Frazee. “By the time we got there, the garage was fully involved...
January 20, 2016 - 9:49am
January 8, 2016
Two escape house fire near Nevis
A rural Nevis man and another resident at his home escaped injury following a fire late Saturday night. Skylar Smith said he was sleeping in...
January 8, 2016 - 3:19pm
December 3, 2015
Fire destroys rural home
Fire destroyed a trailer house in rural Becker County Monday night. Nobody was home when fire crews from Carsonville and Wolf Lake arrived on the scene just after 9 p.m. The fire happened at 29025 465th Avenue in eastern Becker County. According to Carsonville Fire Chief Roger Wilson,...
December 3, 2015 - 5:50am
November 24, 2015
Rural Osage home heavily damaged after chimney fire
A chimney fire Sunday morning has left a rural Becker County home severely damaged. The call for help came in just before 10:30 a.m. Sunday to the house at 28720 Co. Hwy 48, Osage. “By the time we got there, the fire had already gotten out of the chimney and into the home,”...
November 24, 2015 - 3:57pm
October 25, 2015
Propane companies say school in safe location
A couple of important, lingering questions that Detroit Lakes residents have raised regarding the plan for the upcoming school bond referendum are being decisively answered by industry experts in those fields. The issues: propane and fire dangers. Fuel to the fire As district...
October 25, 2015 - 5:15am
October 17, 2015
Use caution this fall when burning
The Department of Natural Resources reminds Minnesotans to be careful this fall when burning vegetative debris. “In Minnesota, 98 percent of all wildfires are caused by people, and the largest contributor is burning debris like leaves, grass and brush,” said Linda Gormanson,...
October 17, 2015 - 5:35am
October 14, 2015
Companeros to rebuild in Dorset after fire
Compañeros and the Dorset House will be rebuilt, likely beginning this fall. Rick and Laura Kempnich, owners of the buildings that were destroyed...
October 14, 2015 - 11:10am
September 9, 2015
Area rescue, law enforcement personnel join together for training situation
“Gloom, despair, and agony on me Deep, dark depression, excessive misery If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all…” Nobody...
September 9, 2015 - 11:23am
September 2, 2015
Mahnomen first responders get pet oxygen masks
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – First responders with the Mahnomen Volunteer Fire Department have received two animal rescue oxygen mask kits through a donation from Invisible Fence. The donation is part of a national effort called Project Breathe to equip fire stations across the U.S. and...
September 2, 2015 - 9:18am
August 5, 2015
Woman in town for We Fest admits to starting local pub on fire
A Montana woman in town for WE Fest ended up in the Becker County Jail on arson charges before even making it to the festival. Sandra Koel,...
August 5, 2015 - 3:14pm
July 8, 2015
Neighbors drag unconscious man from burning home in rural Minnesota
DULUTH, Minn. - The fire chief credits two neighbors for life-saving efforts when a fire broke out in a rural Sawyer County home on Monday night. Marvin Mullet, chief of the Bass Lake Fire Department, said his department was paged to a structure fire at 7381 N. Clarence Ave. at...
July 8, 2015 - 8:21am
June 10, 2015
Audubon family escapes middle of the night house fire
No one was hurt in an early morning fire in Audubon. Around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, the fire department responded to a home on the 500 block of Jennifer Street. Audubon Fire Chief Chris Wiedenmeyer could not be reached for comment Wednesday morning, but he told KDLM Radio a mattress...
June 10, 2015 - 10:36am
May 30, 2015
Fire leaves family homeless
The cause of a mobile home fire that left a family homeless in Pine Point Township is officially undetermined. The home housing the Doug Clark family was a total loss and was fully engulfed when Carsonville firefighters arrived at the scene about 3 a.m. Wednesday, said Carsonville...
May 30, 2015 - 5:40am
May 17, 2015
It’s been a very rainy May
The Detroit Lakes area has seen a lot of rain fall so far this month, more than 3.5 inches total, but Becker, Otter Tail, Hubbard and Mahnomen...
May 17, 2015 - 5:35am
May 15, 2015
DNR lifts burning restrictions in much of Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lifted burning restrictions Thursday in numerous Minnesota counties due to decreased...
May 15, 2015 - 8:50am