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Space in new Minnesota Vikings stadium already being booked
Death of 3-year-old Becker County boy under investigation
Hawley schools celebrate $11.6 million renovation and expansion project
Minnesota high court rules against lender charging up to 1,369% interest
Truck spills 2,000 gallons of used motor oil in northwest Minnesota
Conference leading Patriots win at DL 3-0
Football: Bombers run over Patriots
Disse breaks pool diving record in Laker win
Laker girls pick up 10th win of the season
Football: Raiders pick up second victory
Norwegian roots run deep around these parts
Spaghetti squash offers healthier meal alternative
Benefits for some types of disability can be expedited
Get some extra help with paying Medicare drug plan expenses
Wednesday Matters: For Sinners
Friends & Neighbors
Central MN Motors opens in Detroit Lakes
Nereson Automotive adds to sales team
MNsure and partners to offer small biz plan
DEED launching new workforce housing
Building a fraud-free family
Bilingual border drama doubles down on brutality
‘Rosemary’ takes insightful look at little-known sibling
New exhibit at LRAC
Kevin Hart coming to Fargo
Famous accordionist at The Lodge
Minnesota stalls on transportation funding
Celebrate Minnesota’s manufacturing
We face challenges to representative democracy
Letter: Investment in students is investment in DL
Letter: Now is the time for DL taxpayers to invest in kids
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Muskie-walleye war snags DNR
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Bring out your minnows for the big fall bite
The handsome wood duck is passing through the area right now
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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,...
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