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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Rose Ensemble in Detroit Lakes Tuesday
'Winning by a hair' the second annual Hairy Man Run is set for October 1
Slow and steady wins the race; so far $500,000 has been raised toward new Becker County museum
County disaster drill helps prepare emergency workers for the real thing
HALL OF HONOR: Raboin enjoying special opportunity in St. Cloud
Detroit Lakes blows out Park Rapids 46-0
HALL OF HONOR: Barrett a versatile leader for three Laker teams
Jackets sweep singles, down Lakers 4-3
Golf: Lunn wins Maple Hills club championship
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Logan completes core curriculum training
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Vernon A. Sellers
Douglas Daryl Miller
Helen Mae Williams
Michael C. Selck
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Landscape planning can help 'sharpies' thrive
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
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
March 4, 2014
Child dies in house fire near Grand Rapids, Minn.
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. - A small child died in a house fire Sunday night south of Grand Rapids, the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office said. Firefighters were called to a home about 9:30 p.m. Sunday. The 911 caller reported that the house was fully engulfed in flames and that a small...
March 4, 2014 - 12:34pm