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Gas pump explodes at Detroit Lakes Cenex
Frazee man injured in motorcycle crash on Highway 10
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EGF eliminates Laker tennis 4-3
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Frazee track ninth at Class A True Team
Keeler-Johnson named Laker girls basketball coach
Reva Jean Adams
McDougall earns Harvard degree
St. Mary’s-Essentia Health births
Tuesday Matters: Everyday Lice
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Mai’s ‘mini’ nail salon
Student places at national conference
Department receives plain lanuage award
‘Pressure on gas prices this summer’
Readying finances for adoption
AHA Heart Walk set: June 2 event to raise funds, awareness
Summer weather finally arrives at the lakes
Things to do during week of May 23-30
Peter Cetera coming to Shooting Star May 27
DLHS students showing off their artwork at Trinity Lutheran this week
Leo J. Johnson
Delsmore "Lee" Anderson
Delores L. Mayfield
A salute to those with quiet dignity
The slow progress on Colombian peace
Letter: Why isn’t MPCA holding pipeline hearings?
At least get a few things done
A computer that cries will still never have a soul
DL’s 19th Festival of Birds brings picture-perfect weather, big crowds
Bird watchers aren’t creepers
Bite picking up as weather gets better
Yellow-headed blackbird, yellow-bellied sapsucker return with warmth
Apply now to hunt elk in Minnesota
2016 Detroit Lakes High School Grad Book
May Summer Scene
2016 events around the surrounding lakes area
North Country Scenic Trail runs through here
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
May 23, 2016
Gas pump explodes at Detroit Lakes Cenex
A gas pump explosion at the Detroit Lakes Cenex had emergency crews scrambling early Monday evening. Just before 5 p.m. the Detroit Lakes Fire...
May 23, 2016 - 8:28pm
May 20, 2016
Intentional fire set by Forest Service now burning out of control in northeast MN
An intentional fire started by the U.S. Forest Service jumped out of control and outside the intended area on Thursday north of Minnesota Highway 169 near Foss Lake, about 10 miles west of Ely. The fire jumped its lines at about 2 p.m., spurring the Forest Service to declare it a...
May 20, 2016 - 7:59am
May 18, 2016
Controlled burn breaks containment in Glyndon, crews responding
GLYNDON, Minn. – Crews are responding to a controlled burn Wednesday, May 18, that has gotten out of control in rural Glyndon. The initial...
May 18, 2016 - 3:25pm
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,...
News / crime
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