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'A tradition of excellence': Detroit Lakes newspaper's history goes back...way back
Rate of suicide among teen girls reaches 40-year high
Picturesque Cooking: Summer class at DL's Boys & Girls Club teaches gardening, cooking – and photography
Minn. 9-year-old helped his sister escape rollover before his death
‘American Idol’ to hold auditions in Dakotas in early September
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Thielen celebrates 27th birthday Tuesday
PREVIEW: Laker football opponents in for DL’s culture shock
Area teams fall at state Class C baseball tournament
Hagedorn honored with Lifetime Laker Booster award
Keeler-Johnson leaves DL for Valley City State
Mental health matters: How to stay emotionally healthy this school year
Guide to lakes country camping
The light of an eclipse: An essay on the experience
Column: The legend of Old Three Legs
Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record
friends & neighbors
Learning to lead: LEADERship Detroit Lakes now accepting applications
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
Autumn nuptials are latest wedding trend
Boats & Bars & so much more
Local author to speak about latest work Aug. 23 at Perham library
Holmes Theatre's 15th season to include plenty of surprises
Dixieland band coming to Pelican Rapids
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Vivian (Silovich) Lee
Leonard "Pete" Thielen
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Mason J. Smith
Byrne Ray Hildebrand
Frederick A. Coughlin
Marlene Rae Andring
Gary L Braasch
How dark will it get during total eclipse?
Vaping is not any "cooler" than smoking
Letter: Charlottesville shows Trump is morally destitute
Klobuchar: 'Alternative facts' and muzzling the press are unacceptable
Lee Hamilton: My impression of nine presidents I've worked with
Grosbeaks sure brighten up a wintertime yard
Here's how to get kids to love going fishing
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
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
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
August 14, 2017
A 'finger-lickin' good' festival
After a couple of years in "Hog Heaven," the Holy Rosary Festival will be going "Chicken-licious" for 2017. "For the past couple of years it's...
August 14, 2017 - 10:33am
July 31, 2017
'We have such a good time': Two local women help keep Crisis Center's donations room organized
"Every act of kindness is like a pebble thrown in a pond, sending out ripples far beyond where the pebble entered the water. When we're caring...
July 31, 2017 - 8:33am
July 10, 2017
A Centennial Salad Luncheon: First Lutheran Church to host Wednesday fundraiser as part of church's 100th anniversary
Detroit Lakes' First Lutheran Church is turning 100 years old this year, and as part of its anniversary celebration, the congregation is opening...
July 10, 2017 - 9:54am
GoFundMe set up for local four-year-old struck by truck
Emma Larson, the four-year-old daughter of Aaron and Lauren Larson, is focused on something that many children her age love to do: blowing bubbles....
July 10, 2017 - 9:17am
June 21, 2017
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
It was a quarter century ago that some volunteer members of the Family Council at St. Mary's Nursing Center in Detroit Lakes — now known...
June 21, 2017 - 10:00am
June 14, 2017
Local Heart Walk raises nearly $50,000 for American Heart Association
Sunny skies and a generous community resulted in a big day for the Lakes Area Heart Walk, held on Thursday, June 1 at the Detroit Lakes Pavilion....
June 14, 2017 - 3:04pm
Patriot Assistance Dogs fundraiser set for Saturday at local Sportsman's Club
Hunters and trap shooting enthusiasts, take note: The Becker County Sportsman's Club will be hosting a Fun Shoot this Saturday, June 17 from...
June 14, 2017 - 8:00am
June 12, 2017
'Education can change lives': TeacHaiti founder to speak at annual fundraiser Thursday
TeacHaiti, the Detroit Lakes-based philanthropic education organization that was started 10 years ago by native Haitian Miquette Denie McMahon,...
June 12, 2017 - 8:26am
Lighting the night with hope: Large crowd gathers at DL Pavilion to unite against cancer
Every year, the Becker County Relay for Life raises thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society, while celebrating those who have successfully...
June 12, 2017 - 8:23am
June 6, 2017
Music returns to DL's City Park this week: Summer concert series gets underway June 6
Now that the month of May is in the rear view mirror, the sounds of music will once again be heard drifting up through the trees of Detroit Lakes'...
June 6, 2017 - 11:00am
June 4, 2017
Remembering those touched by cancer: Local volunteers are 'painting the town purple' this week in anticipation of June 8 Relay for Life
Detroit Lakes residents may have noticed that the community's downtown has had a distinctly purple hue lately: That's usually a pretty good sign...
June 4, 2017 - 11:45am
May 19, 2017
It's time to 'Leather Up for Lupus': DL Eagles Club to host 2nd annual charity ride this Saturday
In communities across the United States, Memorial Day marks the official start of summer — and Detroit Lakes is no exception, with a wide...
May 19, 2017 - 12:58pm
April 24, 2017
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's going to be a fun, funky and fabulous time at this year's Motion Fundraiser for the Arts at the Historic Holmes Theatre. The annual event...
April 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 16, 2017
10 years of hope: DL's TeacHaiti founder Miquette Denie McMahon and local donors still changing lives
It's been 10 years since Miquette Denie McMahon founded the nonprofit educational organization TeacHaiti, yet her voice remains just as animated...
April 16, 2017 - 10:00am
April 14, 2017
A ‘dilly’ of a fundraiser: Friends of Tamarac selling Dairy Queen treats as fundraiser for environmental education
It’s still a “dilly” of a deal.
April 14, 2017 - 1:20pm