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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
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
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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
August 24, 2015
Perrine leads Perham to win over Hawley
Perham senior Dylan Perrine woke up Saturday feeling a little different. "I had butterflies all morning," Perrine said. "I was really...
August 24, 2015 - 10:46am
June 2, 2015
Hawley residents rally for police chief candidate denied by city
HAWLEY, Minn. – A town is speaking out and standing up against a city hall decision. Many in Hawley are petitioning and asking the city to reconsider who they plan to hire as police chief, saying they're not listening to what the town wants and are missing out on internal candidate,...
June 2, 2015 - 8:11am
May 5, 2015
Fossil hunting grandmother from Minnesota makes name for herself
FARGO -- A retired labor and delivery nurse turned fossil hunter has chiseled her way to the big time in the world of paleontology, one field...
May 5, 2015 - 8:48am
April 30, 2015
LPA relay team breaks school record
The Lake Park-Audubon track athletes have just finished their fourth track meet of the season, and are making great gains in many events. Seniors...
April 30, 2015 - 2:03pm
April 24, 2015
Frazee boys win at Hawley Valley Plains track meet
The Frazee boys won the Hawley Valley Plains track meet Thursday; the Hornet girls placed third. Will Halverson was strong in sprints winning the 100m dash and finishing runner-up in the 200 and added a third place triple jump of 36-11.5. Logan Gaetz had a pair of third place...
April 24, 2015 - 12:59pm
Frazee girls fourth at HOL Hawley
The Frazee girls golf team placed fourth at the Heart O’ Lakes – Hawley tournament Thursday. Maddisan Parsons shot 51 to lead the Hornets....
April 24, 2015 - 10:47am
March 31, 2015
Minnesota State Patrol responding to plane incident near Hawley
HAWLEY, Minn. - Authorities are on the scene of a downed plane that grazed a car headed east on Highway 10 west of here before landing on the...
March 31, 2015 - 1:11pm
March 4, 2015
Cowboys upset Nuggets in 8AA south basketball final
Breckenridge senior center Nate Lorenz stared into the eyes of Hawley’s Ben Ellefson and screamed Tuesday at Memorial Auditorium. Ellefson has about 30 pounds on Lorenz. Tuesday, in the Minnesota Class 2A, Section 8 South subsection boys basketball championship, it didn’t matter. “Respect...
March 4, 2015 - 9:15am
February 25, 2015
Nugget girls sweep season series with win at Frazee
The Hawley Nuggets, ranked No. 6 in Class 2A clinched the Heart O’ Lakes girls basketball championship with a 65-45 win at Frazee Tuesday night. Mira Ellefson led all scorers with 22 points. Jody Noreen added 13 for the 20-3 Nuggets. Hawley is 10-1 in the HOL with one game...
February 25, 2015 - 9:32am
February 21, 2015
Hornets hang with Nuggets to end regular season
The Frazee boys proved every game in the upcoming Section 8AA boys basketball playoffs is going to be a challege for both teams hanging with top-seed Hawley in a 52-45 loss on the Nuggets' floor Friday night. Brady Bellefeuille scored nearly 60 percent of Frazee's points in a...
February 21, 2015 - 1:14pm
January 29, 2015
Fire reported at grain elevator in Hawley
HAWLEY, Minn. – A fire has been reported at the grain elevator here. A mutual aid request is out for firefighters from the Glyndon and Hitterdal Fire Departments to assist in putting out the fire at 316 5th St. Check back on this developing story. Tweets by @DLNewspape...
January 29, 2015 - 3:16pm
January 28, 2015
Three Heartland Trail routes through Clay County discussed at Hawley meeting
HAWLEY, Minn. – Zenas Baer looks forward to the day he can bike from his Moorhead home to his law practice here. That’s why he’s keenly interested in a 10-foot-wide trail that would span the entirety of Clay County, showing off some of its natural beauty. Three possible...
January 28, 2015 - 9:00am
January 20, 2015
Laker dancers fourth and seventh at Hawley
The Detroit Lakes varsity jazz dance team placed fourth, the kick seventh at Hawley Saturday in a meet hosted by the United Clay Becker Mystics. Aitkin won both varsity competitions earning three rank points in jazz and kick. The host UCB Mystics finished fourth in the kick...
January 20, 2015 - 10:13am
No. 2 Hawley snaps Hornet win streak
HAWLEY, Minn. – The forecast called for snow, but it was raining 3s on Friday in Hawley. Hawley girls basketball coach Bill Gottenborg asked his assistant Ben Lofgren, after a 60-37 win over Frazee, what the Nuggets shot from beyond the 3-point arc. “What?”...
January 20, 2015 - 10:11am
December 30, 2014
Hawley tops Moorhead in boys basketball
MOORHEAD -— Early in the first half of Monday’s boys basketball matchup between Moorhead and Hawley, Nuggets coach Nathan Stoa had a question...
December 30, 2014 - 9:57am