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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
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Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
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.
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.
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.
April 9, 2014 - 10:43am