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Driver charged in fatal boat crash on Devils Lake that killed Detroit Lakes woman
Man identified in suspicious death; case still under investigation
Lengby man sentenced in DL assault
Lake Park-Audubon may add high school robotics and youth archery teams
DL woman accused of being fugitive from justice
Laker tennis gains experience at opening invite
Sophomore QB Studsrud gets UND starting nod
DL near top 10 in first football poll
Wimmer takes over DL volleyball program
412 BMX results
Audubon native becomes Holmes Theatre's new marketing director
It's a boy!
DL's Herman receives MSUM scholarship
If earnings are over SSA benefit limit, update your estimate online ASAP
Friends & Neighbors
Lakeland Hospice Bike Ride stays strong
M State wins award for welding trailer
He built it, they came: Dion’s Dangerzone expands into new gym
EnVision Salon opens in Detroit Lakes
Getting your home ready to sell
John Kay, Steppenwolf coming to Shooting Star this Friday
'Bible Bingo' to be presented at Walker's Minnesota Folklore Theatre
Travel the Silk Road at Minnesota Renaissance Festival this weekend
Sagebrush, Hardwood Groove set for 'Music on the Mountain' this Friday
Happenings this week
‘Trump Wall’ will also keep us in, not just others out
I got the end of summer blues
Thankfully, road construction season is winding down
School lunches: Be food conscientious
On voting...and not voting
Recording of natural history can often lead to ‘discoveries’
Cool weather may mean early fall, transition period
Deer lottery application deadline is Sept. 10
You’ll never forget the first time you see a ruddy duck
Info meetings set for DNR’s northern pike proposal
Local artist creates one-of-a-kind public art sculpture for DL Library
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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,...
News / crime
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...
News / Detroit Lakes
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
May 14, 2015
Fire destroys Ottertail, Minn., apartment building
OTTERTAIL, Minn.—Several fire departments were unable to stop a blaze from destroying an apartment building here Wednesday night. The fire at 40283 Otter Road, reported at about 4:30 p.m., did not cause any injuries, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office stated in a news release....
May 14, 2015 - 8:29am
May 13, 2015
Experts probe cause of Minn. hog barn fire that killed two women
JASPER, Minn.—A state fire marshal and insurance company investigators were on the scene of a fatal fire in a hog barn three miles east of Jasper in far southwestern Minnesota, while co-workers and family members grieved the loss of two women who were cleaning the facility when...
May 13, 2015 - 12:00pm
May 11, 2015
Two women dead in Minn. hog farm fire
JASPER, Minn.—Two women died in a hog barn fire near Jasper in southwest Minnesota on Monday morning. Sharla Drew, 50, and Kristy Giesler, 32, both of Jasper, died when a barn the two were inside caught on fire. A statement from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office said employees...
May 11, 2015 - 8:01pm
May 6, 2015
Wildfire season isn't over yet
One reason there seems to be so many grass fires this year is that there were so few last spring. The 12-county Minnesota Department of Natural...
May 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
Firefighters working tirelessly this year
Thankfully, rain is in the forecast for the near future. No question about it, we still need a lot though. Thursday, Sunday and Monday are all forecasted for rain. With a drier than usual winter, this drier than usual spring is causing problems. There seems to be no happy...
opinion / editorials
May 6, 2015 - 12:15pm
Bills rolling in for LP elevator clean-up
After the Lake Park elevator went up in flames April 27, the county, which has owned the tax forfeited land since 2014, is looking at how quickly...
May 6, 2015 - 11:00am
Fire destroys barn near Breckenridge
DORAN, Minn.—A fire burned down a barn and spread to two other structures on a property here Tuesday, the Wilkin County Sheriff's Office said. Breckenridge and Campbell firefighters responded to the Don Wanek residence following the report of a barn fire. The cause of the fire...
May 6, 2015 - 8:39am
May 1, 2015
Lake Park, Audubon fire crews battle blaze
Fire crews from Lake Park and Audubon were called out to the Cormorant area Thursday evening for a large compost fire just off of County Highway...
News / Lake Park-Audubon
May 1, 2015 - 2:59pm
April 30, 2015
2,000 hogs die, barn destroyed in Hector, Minn. fire
HECTOR, Minn. — About 1,400 adult hogs and 600 piglets died Wednesday as the result of the fire that also destroyed a barn about four miles west of Hector. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office received several 911 calls shortly after noon reporting the fire, according to a...
April 30, 2015 - 8:41am