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It's a mystery: Bronze Star earned by DL man in WWII found at gun show
'I will never let our town forget': Soldier and boy who 'knew every foot' of DL streets is remembered
100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads
Bow fishers take 10,000 pounds of carp in Frazee tourney
AgweekTV: Better grilling
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Frazee wrestlers aid VFW with holiday flags at Oak Grove
Parsons, Lormis repeat all-conference performances
Foster 29th at NCAA Outdoor West Prelims
Titans end Raiders’ baseball season
Prowler pitching stymies Detroit Lakes
Honoring our heroes on Memorial Day
Column: Big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
Friends & Neighbors
Okeson named Director of Nursing for Emmanuel Nursing Home
Food waste is money down the drain
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Victor M. Lindstrom
Dale Wayne Fagerlie
Marcella O. Jernberg
Florence I. Gilbertson
Neil L. Edwards
Remember to look around at the hurting heros among us
Lynn Hummel column: Everybody needs a Bud
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Conditions prime for nice bass bite opening weekend
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
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'
Pine to Palm
She gave 'er a good run...: Firehose used to fight 1914 fire finds new home at Becker County Museum
August 13, 1914 was sunny and hot, and a strong wind was blowing through the streets of Detroit Lakes. By all accounts, farmers were in their...
April 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 22, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
ST. PAUL—Minnesota communities could not regulate wages, benefits or employee scheduling under legislation that appears headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. Bill sponsor Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said that it would not hamper local control, as critics say. "I am all for local control...
April 22, 2017 - 11:33am
April 18, 2017
VIDEO: Fire destroys Hawley house as five departments respond
HAWLEY, Minn. — Five area fire departments responded to a house fire Monday afternoon on what was originally reported as an out-of-control...
April 18, 2017 - 3:09pm
April 15, 2017
DNR ready for Minnesota wildfire season if warm, dry conditions continue
ST. PAUL—It's been an average start to the Minnesota wildfire season so far but a trend to warmer, drier weather in recent months has firefighting...
April 15, 2017 - 10:23am
March 22, 2017
White supremacist says fire at his new home in small ND town was arson
NOME, N.D. -- A 108-year-old church recently bought by an unwelcomed white supremacist burned to the ground Wednesday, March 22, in this small...
March 22, 2017 - 11:09pm
March 14, 2017
Homeowner charged with arson after fire destroys Ottertail home
OTTERTAIL, Minn. — Fire heavily damaged a home here Saturday night, March 11, resulting in officials calling it a complete loss, an Otter...
March 14, 2017 - 8:26am
March 10, 2017
Fire destroys house north of Audubon
At approximately 8:22 p.m. on March 9, the Becker County Sheriff's Office received a call of a structure fire at 19323 220th St., which is approximately two miles north of Audubon. Upon arrival of first responders, the south half of the house was fully involved. The fire quickly spread...
March 10, 2017 - 11:33am
February 26, 2017
Father, who lost 3 children in ND fire, is in Twin Cities burn unit
CARRINGTON, N.D.—The father is in a Twin Cities burn unit with serious injuries, while the mother and another survivor have been treated...
February 26, 2017 - 6:45pm
January 25, 2017
Garage attached to home with disabled residents catches fire
The Detroit Lakes Fire Department responded to a fire in a garage attached to a home where two disabled residents live just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday....
January 25, 2017 - 5:25pm
January 19, 2017
Warren, Minn., residents return home after Nordic Fiberglass fire triggers evacuation
WARREN, Minn. — A warehouse fire that forced nearby Warren residents from their homes Wednesday is under investigation, though investigators...
January 19, 2017 - 12:06pm
January 15, 2017
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, Jan. 3 At 12:43 p.m. a caller reported a theft from a motor vehicle and from a mailbox on the 600 block of West Lake Drive. Wednesday, Jan. 4 At 11:45 a.m. a caller reported a theft on the 28000 block of Highway 34. At 3:09 p.m. items were reported missing from a home on...
January 15, 2017 - 6:00am
December 30, 2016
Tow truck goes into ditch, starts on fire
December 30, 2016 - 1:00pm
December 14, 2016
Fast-growing fire engulfs Minnesota tire store, six communities respond
PERHAM, Minn. — Fire crews and emergency response teams from Perham, Dent, New York Mills, Vergas, Bluffton and Detroit Lakes, along with...
December 14, 2016 - 11:09am
November 15, 2016
DL apartment residents were asked to evacuate building after an electrical fire starts
Residents of a Detroit Lakes apartment building near the Middle School were evacuated around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon due to an electrical...
November 15, 2016 - 4:24pm
November 8, 2016
Little Floyd Lake home catches fire on election day
The deck of a Little Floyd Lake home caught fire around 2 p.m. on election day (Tuesday). The cause of the fire is still unknown, but it left...
November 8, 2016 - 4:18pm