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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
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
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
December 29, 2014
Hot shooting Jorgenson leads DL to holiday title game
HAWLEY — Laker Hailey Jorgenson drained seven threes and scored a game-high 21 points to outshoot East Grand Forks’ Rylee Skyberg and lead...
December 29, 2014 - 8:55pm
December 17, 2014
HOL Boys: Nuggets pull away from Hornets
Frazee got double digit scoring from three players and hung tight with the Hawley Nuggets in the first half before falling 69-52 at home Tuesday night in Heart O’ Lakes Conference boys basketball. Nugget senior Ben Ellefson was the difference in the game scoring 28 points giving...
December 17, 2014 - 10:44am
December 16, 2014
Train hits pickup near Hawley, authorities search for victims
HAWLEY, MINN. - Authorities are searching for the owner of a vehicle hit by a BNSF train in Clay County overnight. It happened at the railroad crossing on County Road 31, south of Hawley at about 1:30 this morning. Clay County authorities tell us they believe the vehicle was...
December 16, 2014 - 8:31am
December 3, 2014
Girls Hoops: Nuggets defeat Raider girls
The Laker Park-Audubon Raiders had their hands full in a season-opening loss at Hawley to the Nuggets 59-14 in girls basketball Tuesday night. The Nuggets (1-0) held the Raiders (0-1) to nine points in the first half and just five in the second half. Hawley’s Mira Ellefson...
December 3, 2014 - 6:47am
November 25, 2014
Lakers stun Nuggets in season-opening comeback
Hawley’s Dillon Omberg had six three-point baskets and a game-high 25 points but the shot of the night came on a Ryan Cihak three-pointer with...
November 25, 2014 - 10:45pm
November 8, 2014
Top-ranked Hawley sees perfect season end in Alexandria
The success for the Hawley football team has been well documented over the past decade. Three straight section titles and eight section championships...
November 8, 2014 - 5:32am
November 7, 2014
Hawley's Alm is back on solid footing after injuries
The doctor said, “Uh-oh” and Hawley captain Logan Alm thought his football career was over a few weeks before his senior season was supposed...
November 7, 2014 - 7:51am