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Oak Grove Cemetery in DL flying 1,950 flags
Park Rapids woman hurt in rollover crash near Waubun
Want to win the lottery in Minnesota? History provides some tips
Man sentenced for check forgery
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Late inning heroics: Lakers advance with lively last at-bats
Laker Softball summer camp June 20-21
Lacasa, Hanninen place fourth at section tennis
UND's Kyley Foster has been on a fast track to pole vault success
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
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
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
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
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Jeanne E. Dahring
Barbara A. Ware
Collin Peterson on observing Memorial Day
Dayton's vetoes will harm Minnesotans
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
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
February 4, 2018
Ice palaces, valentines and moonshine...oh my!: Becker County Museum is hopping with activity with month
For the past month or so, ice harvesting, King Isbit and the Polar Fest Ice Palace have been dominating local headlines... and the Becker County...
February 4, 2018 - 11:00am
January 21, 2018
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
Since early January, there have been two big storylines dominating local headlines and dinner table conversations in Detroit Lakes: One is the...
January 21, 2018 - 10:00am
January 17, 2018
New museum could be addition to community center
The Becker County Historical Society wants to build a $6 million addition to the Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center to hold its new history...
January 17, 2018 - 6:00pm
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
With temperatures plunging into the minus 20s toward the end of last week, plans for Detroit Lakes's 2018 Ice Harvest had to be modified slightly...
January 17, 2018 - 4:30pm
January 12, 2018
The big blizzard of 1872
Well, we asked for it and it came, rolling in just in time for the holiday season. It's a cold that seeps in through your layered flannel and...
January 12, 2018 - 9:00am
January 11, 2018
Otter Tail County celebrates 150th anniversary in 2018
This year is a special one for Otter Tail County, as residents will celebrate the county's 150th anniversary. The county dates back to 1868. The first group of non-Native American settlers, Cutlerites, came to Clitherall Lake in the spring of 1865 to become permanent settlers. About...
January 11, 2018 - 1:00pm
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
If it weren't for a small group of dedicated Detroit Lakers, Polar Fest wouldn't exist as we know it. Today, Polar Fest is a popular, 12-day...
January 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2018
A glimpse at the future...of Becker County's history: Ice harvest exhibit at Pavilion this weekend will offer sneak peak at plans for new museum
Since this Monday, Jan. 8, the staff of the Becker County Museum has been spending most of its time at the Detroit Lakes Pavilion, preparing the "History of Ice Harvesting" exhibits and interactive displays that will be open to the public during DL's first official ice harvest since...
January 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
January 3, 2018
Nice ice, baby: Conditions look good for DL's first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
Conditions are go for Detroit Lakes' first ice harvest in nearly 50 years, say event organizers: As of Tuesday morning, the ice on Little Detroit...
January 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 24, 2017
History in the holidays: The evolution of Christmas stockings
FARGO — "The stockings were hung by the chimney with care..." Thanks to Clement Moore, those words and that image is seared into everyone's...
December 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 18, 2017
'All Is Calm': Show coming to DL Tuesday tells story of WWI 'Christmas truce'
"The Western Front, Christmas, 1914. Out of the violence, a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man's Land singing 'Stille Nacht'...
December 18, 2017 - 2:00pm
December 8, 2017
DL Boys and Girls Club was the first in Minnesota
Admit it, you were worried. December crawled in very quickly after the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving, much quicker than any of us anticipated, and our hopes that there would be bountiful hills of beautiful white snow were all but extinguished. That was exactly the case until,...
December 8, 2017 - 9:00am
December 6, 2017
Holly jolly history: From nostalgic Christmas postcards to hymns in native languages, Becker County Museum hosts new seasonal displays
Cliff Oftelie has been collecting historical postcards for about 30 years. A frequenter of local farm and estate sales and member of the Twin...
December 6, 2017 - 4:55pm
December 5, 2017
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
It's been more than 40 years since the last ice harvest took place in Detroit Lakes, but harvesting lake ice was a big part of Becker County's...
December 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 4, 2017
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese on December 7, 1941, propelling Americans into World War II. The conflict turned the world upside down,...
December 4, 2017 - 8:00am