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A career spent fighting wildfires: DL man puts down the hose after 28 years
Call the doctor, this dirt needs help: Local farmers will play key role in new healthy soils initiative
A Thanksgiving feast: Holy Rosary invites community to enjoy turkey dinner 'with all the trimmings'
They've got a Golden Ticket... DLCCC is surprise recipient of $1,000 Give to the Max Day prize; three other local nonprofits also get big boost from online fundraiser
Poverty in DL schools: Roosevelt faces the highest number of students living in poverty; rising each year
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
Thielen keeps streaks going in Vikings victory over Rams
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Teddy R. Millage Sr.
James "Jim" Hermanson
Irene Rose Byer
Maureen "Mary" Miller
Maxine M. Boswell
A heartfelt thanks
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
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