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Congressman Peterson's meeting with 'Ikes' tonight is cancelled
Capitol Chatter: Dayton lofts bonding hail Mary pass
New sailboat decorations added to beachfront: Ice Harvest Committee donation is thanks for community's support
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
Court backs Team Industries in injured worker case
DL Dance third and fifth at Pelican Invite
DL boys blowout Prowlers
Squirts capture home tournament title
Weber claims 120-pound title, Lakers fourth at Prowler Invite
Hibbert delivers dominant performance at Deadwood Snocross National
'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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
MN gas cost rises more than six cents per gallon
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Richard "Moon" Mellen
Cordell "Corky" Kittelson
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Here comes the plow - what do you do?
To curb climate change, cities need the right design
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
Bad things happen out there if you aren't prepared
The ice angler's landing net: Alexandria's Dresch makes a product to help get more fish in the pail
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
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
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
May 5, 2016
Large wildfire ignites north of Staples, Minn.
STAPLES, Minn. - A wildfire ignited northwest of Staples in northern Minnesota Wednesday afternoon, sending out an air and ground attack by firefighters....
May 5, 2016 - 9:16am
May 4, 2016
Wildfire flares in Park Rapids with dry, windy conditions
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - Water bombing airplanes and helicopters snuffed a fire in Park Rapids, Minn., Tuesday, May 3, before flames approached a...
May 4, 2016 - 8:36am
April 27, 2016
Flare gun was cause of Friday grass fire near DL
The large grassfire on the north end of Detroit Lakes that kept several fire departments and the Minnesota DNR very busy Friday afternoon was...
April 27, 2016 - 10:47am
April 8, 2016
Family escapes rural Barnesville house fire
RURAL BARNESVILLE, Minn. - A family was able to escape a house fire unharmed here early Thursday, April 7. The fire started about 5 a.m. at the home in rural Barnesville. Those inside the home woke up smelling smoke. Fire officials said a crack in the home’s fireplace was responsible...
April 8, 2016 - 8:52am
February 10, 2016
Mop causes fire in basement of DL house; mother and two children escape unharmed
It appears a fiery mop is to blame for a fire that broke out at a Detroit Lakes house around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to Detroit Lakes...
February 10, 2016 - 10:37am
Cause unknown in family cabin fire in rural Becker County
Fire burned a hunting cabin to the ground in rural Becker County Saturday afternoon. The call went out to fire crews from Park Rapids, Wolf Lake and Carsonville around 12:48 p.m. The cabin was located in a remote area along 210th Street, southwest of Park Rapids. “It sounded like...
February 10, 2016 - 10:35am
February 7, 2016
After fire, owners plan to rebuild
Dave Coufal of Frazee stands in front of the heaps of burned, twisted metal that just hours earlier stood as proof of hard work and determination....
February 7, 2016 - 5:40am
February 3, 2016
Frazee trucking building lost to oil boiler fire
Fire destroyed much of a trucking company in Frazee Tuesday afternoon, slightly injuring one employee there. Roughly 40 firefighters battled...
February 3, 2016 - 10:59am
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
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