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Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
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
Benscoter on dean's list at Mayville State
Richville couple welcomes daughter
Mankes welcome baby boy
Ellenson celebrates 80th birthday
Keeping active is important at any age
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
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
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
Rita A. Wicker
LuEtta J. Anderson
A special church helps those with special needs
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
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
Sheriff's airboat rescues 2 ice fishermen on Height of Land Lake
October 9, 2016
Man driving backwards in wrong lane arrested for drugs in Becker County
A Grand Rapids man has made his first court appearance in Becker County District Court on three felony drug charges after police found him driving...
October 9, 2016 - 5:55am
February 16, 2016
Boys Basketball: Thunderhawks snap DL win streak
Four Lakers scored in double figures, but Detroit Lakes was outgunned by Grand Rapids Saturday 90-73 in boys basketball. Sam Priem scored 16 points; Isaac Cihak and Jake Richter each added a dozen and Jacob Pazdernik scored 11 points to lead DL. The Thunderhawks held a 47-38 lead...
February 16, 2016 - 4:54pm
December 31, 2015
L&M Fleet Supply opens 9th retail store
L&M Fleet Supply of Grand Rapids, Minn., will open its ninth retail store location in Ashland, Wis., at the Lakeview Mall site formerly occupied by numerous retailers. L&M Supply stores are privately owned and operated with headquarters in Grand Rapids. L&M Supply was...
December 31, 2015 - 5:35am
December 23, 2015
DL skiers compete at Grand Rapids
The Detroit Lakes Nordic Ski teams competed at the Grand Rapids Invitational at Mt. Itasca in Coleraine Tuesday. The Laker boys finished in 12th...
December 23, 2015 - 10:57am
April 28, 2015
Minn. man sentenced for exploiting now-deceased uncle
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- A Nashwauk businessman will serve one year in jail and pay more than $870,000 in restitution for bilking his now-deceased uncle out of more than $1 million and using the money to gamble, buy a new car and pay off debts. Patrick Vincent Pecchia, 56, was sentenced...
April 28, 2015 - 1:30pm
February 15, 2015
Boys Hoops: Cihak's 29 leads Lakers over Thunderhawks
The DL boys basketball team improved to 21-3 making a one-point halftime lead stick in a 69-68 overtime victory at Grand Rapids Saturday. Ryan Cihak poured in a season-high 29 points as the Lakers continue to play without injured leading scorer Christian Hedstrom. Ben Hokanson...
February 15, 2015 - 11:19am
February 3, 2015
Grand Rapids man pleads guilty to giving wife lethal dose of deadly drug
GRAND RAPIDS - A Grand Rapids man on Monday pleaded guilty of giving his wife a lethal dose of the painkilling drug Fentanyl. In a plea agreement, Terry Wayne Richards, 49, pleaded guilty to a charge of second-degree manslaughter, according to Itasca County Attorney John J. Muhar....
February 3, 2015 - 1:52pm
December 19, 2014
Laker trio 11th at Grand Rapids
The Detroit Lakes girls’ Nordic Ski team finished 11th in Grand Rapids Thursday as the team finally got their season underway after a couple...
December 19, 2014 - 1:22pm
Laker boys 11th at Grand Rapids Ski invitational
The Detroit Lakes boys’ Nordic Ski team placed 11th at their first meet of the season in Grand Rapids Thursday. "We had a pretty good day...
December 19, 2014 - 12:07pm
December 18, 2014
Four teens face charges in assault on Grand Rapids group home home staff member
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- Four teenage residents of a Grand Rapids group home used frying pans, a computer monitor and a sock full of pool balls to attack a staff member before fleeing from the facility, according to criminal charges. The Itasca County Attorney’s Office this week...
December 18, 2014 - 7:50am
December 9, 2014
Itasca County man sentenced in kidnapping, chase
GRAND RAPIDS — An Itasca County man has been sentenced to serve 10 years of probation for a July incident in which he briefly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend and led police on a high-speed chase. Rodney Jacob LaBrosse, 18, of Grand Rapids will not serve any additional jail time beyond...
December 9, 2014 - 7:52am
July 30, 2014
Grand Rapids man accused of abducting ex-girlfriend, infant son
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- A Grand Rapids man is accused of holding a knife to a friend’s throat and forcing her to help him abduct his ex-girlfriend and their infant son before leading police on a five-mile chase. Rodney Jacob LaBrosse, 18, appeared Monday in State District Court...
July 30, 2014 - 7:51am
May 20, 2014
Grand Rapids man, woman sentenced for role in church burglaries
A man and woman from Grand Rapids were sentenced Monday for their roles in a string of Itasca County church burglaries in 2013. Danny Edward Madsen, 42, pleaded guilty to nine counts of felony burglary for the series of burglaries that took place from June through September last...
May 20, 2014 - 11:00am
April 17, 2014
Grand Rapids juvenile facility officer accused of sexually assaulting teen
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. - A correctional officer at a Grand Rapids juvenile facility is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old female resident. Devin Michael Wood, 23, a correctional officer for North Homes Children and Family Services, was charged this week with five counts...
April 17, 2014 - 8:49pm
April 9, 2014
Grand Rapids man pleads guilty to string of church burglaries
A Grand Rapids man has pleaded guilty to nine felony charges in connection with a series of Itasca County church burglaries last year. Danny Edward Madsen, 42, pleaded guilty to nine of 15 charges during an appearance Monday in State District Court. The other six charges were dropped...
April 9, 2014 - 10:43am