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Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Friends & Neighbors
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Martin E. Cox
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
December 22, 2010
Building burns, businesses lost
The cause of a Friday night fire that destroyed a building housing four Detroit Lakes businesses has not yet been determined, though investigators...
December 22, 2010 - 11:23am
December 20, 2010
Fire damages Highway 34 restaurant in Nevis
Thirty firefighters and ten trucks from Nevis, Akeley and Park Rapids fought a blaze that gutted much of the Whitetail Tavern and Velvet Antler...
December 20, 2010 - 8:59am
December 16, 2010
Audubon man suffers burns in Thursday house fire
An Audubon man was injured in a house fire Thursday morning and sent to a Twin Cities hospital with burns to his hands, feet and back. Audubon Fire Chief Darcy Savig said firefighters were called to the house, located at the 18000 block of Deroxe Road, where flames were coming through...
December 16, 2010 - 4:20pm
December 3, 2010
Dickinson, N.D., man arrested for burglarizing, setting fire to church
December 3, 2010 - 8:47am
November 30, 2010
Space heater blamed in Moorhead fire
A space heater is believed to be the cause of a Moorhead mobile home fire Monday that destroyed a woman's home. The Moorhead Fire Department responded to calls of smoke detectors going off in a mobile home at 1225 15th Ave. N. about 3:30 p.m. Monday. Firefighters were able to quickly...
November 30, 2010 - 9:55am
November 19, 2010
Fire destroys two homes in Becker County
A Pine Point tribal home and a rural Richwood residence were lost as a result of two fires this week. Carsonville firefighters responded to a chimney fire north of Ponsford in Pine Point Township early Wednesday morning and were battling the blaze for more than two hours. The home,...
November 19, 2010 - 12:45pm
October 20, 2010
Cigarettes blamed in early morning fire in West Fargo
WEST FARGO - Firefighters say cigarettes are to blame for a fire that broke out at a West Fargo home just after 4 a.m. today in the 4400 block of 10th Street West. Firefighters say the homeowners had put out their cigarettes in a plastic flower pot on their deck. The cigarettes...
October 20, 2010 - 8:45am
October 14, 2010
Firefighters, DNR fight grass fire east of Detroit Lakes
Detroit Lakes firefighters responded to a large grass fire Tuesday caused by a pile of cardboard boxes and high winds. The call came around 4:30 p.m. reporting there was an "out of control" grass fire on the north side of Highway 34, about 5 miles east of Detroit Lakes. Fire Chief...
October 14, 2010 - 10:35am
October 13, 2010
Fargo apartment fire: Firefighters describe being trapped in blaze
Capt. Keith Johnson and firefighter Josh Christofferson were assigned to attack the fire on the third floor at Monday night's Galleria On 42nd apartment complex fire. As they were attempting to bring up a hose connection, an apartment living room collapsed around them. "It happened...
October 13, 2010 - 9:59am
Fargo apartment fire: Residents return to collect belongings
Entering the building ravaged by Monday's fire, Katrina Cordes carried hopes of salvaging furniture from her apartment. She walked out with...
October 13, 2010 - 9:38am
October 12, 2010
Fargo fire leaves 150 homeless: Firefighters rescue pets from scene of five-alarm blaze
No one was hurt, but 150 south Fargo residents are without a home after a massive blaze Monday night destroyed the Galleria On 42nd apartment...
October 12, 2010 - 8:11am
October 6, 2010
Spanky's announces rebuilding plans
After Spanky's Stone Hearth restaurant near Vergas burned in the early hours of Aug. 14, owner Josh Hanson and his crew heard an outpouring of support and condolences for their loss. And when the group announced last week via Facebook that they would be rebuilding, the support poured...
October 6, 2010 - 3:22pm
September 24, 2010
Rookies learn to fight fires
A few inexperienced Frazee and Wolf Lake firefighters got a taste of what's it like to be on the scene of a major blaze at a drill Wednesday...
September 24, 2010 - 4:01pm
Blasting powder detonated just before fire call in Park Rapids
They say in life and in dynamite, timing is everything. Such was the case Wednesday in Park Rapids. In a case of unfortunate timing, a jar of blasting compound was detonated at the South Transfer Station just after 4 p.m. The blast was heard throughout the city. Moments after that...
September 24, 2010 - 9:17am
September 8, 2010
Longtime DL fire chief to retire
Twenty-six years ago, Detroit Lakes firefighters responded to a downtown fire where the crew was battling a large blaze on three different levels...
September 8, 2010 - 12:44pm