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Celebrating 50 years of music: Heart O'Lakes Harmony Chorus putting on reunion performance this weekend
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Anti-pipeline video game sparks bill over Legacy funds
Leading ladies of the lakes: Museum launches series focusing on region's female leaders
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
Laker wrestling season stats
Thunderbirds co-op fulfills lifelong dreams of players and coaches
Thompson breaks through; state wrestlers cap banner season
Tucker Hibbert claims 11th Pro National Snocross Championship
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
friends & neighbors
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
December 19, 2014
Non-toy ideas for kids’ Christmas gifts
FARGO -- This holiday season, skip the overpriced or noisy toys and get the kids something they can enjoy and learn from – they probably have...
December 19, 2014 - 8:18am
December 17, 2014
Remember the forgotten veterans
When making out Christmas cards to send to friends and family this season, at least one local veteran is asking everyone to consider adding at least one or two cards to that list. By addressing a card “To A Veteran,” and sending it to the Fargo VA Medical Center or Minnesota...
December 17, 2014 - 2:30pm
Holidays can be stressful, depressing
The holidays may be a time of festivities, family and gift-giving, but what happens when all those things begin to sound a little less like merry cheer and a more like a big plate of stress… heavy on the anxiety, sprinkled with problems and sometimes topped off by the perfect meltdown? For...
December 17, 2014 - 1:00pm
December 16, 2014
Can’t find the perfect toy? Make your own
Cedar Jameson puffs out his chest in a regal manner while he wears a felt crown. The 4-year-old is, after all, the king. His older brother,...
December 16, 2014 - 3:20pm
Holiday Fun Day draws big crowds to Washington Square Mall
The halls of the Washington Square Mall were filled with kids, parents and grandparents Saturday afternoon, as the mall held its annual Kids’...
December 16, 2014 - 3:13pm
December 14, 2014
Kids in need looking for a few angels
Area residents are once again showing the caring sides of their hearts, as the Angel Tree continues to be picked apart name by name. The tree,...
December 14, 2014 - 9:30am
Concordia Christmas program to air on KDLM
A 30-minute radio program of the 87th annual Concordia College Christmas Concert, “Before the Marvel of This Night,” will air on KDLM, Detroit Lakes, at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 25. The Concordia Christmas concert is a nationally acclaimed tradition for more than 80 years. Each...
December 14, 2014 - 7:00am
December 13, 2014
Celebrate the holidays responsibly this month
December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. According to MADD (in 2013), “Everyday in America, another 28 people die as a result...
December 13, 2014 - 11:30am
December 10, 2014
Lots of Christmas events coming up
The lakes area is the place to be this weekend, with Christmas concerts and open houses, a visit from the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, and...
December 10, 2014 - 2:00pm
December 7, 2014
Holiday Train fundraiser one of top two each year for Becker County Food Pantry
Heart disease is becoming one of the most pervasive health issues in society today — and in answer to that problem, the Becker County Food...
December 7, 2014 - 9:30am
December 2, 2014
Minnesota tree lit as official U.S. Christmas tree
WASHINGTON -- A tree felled from northern Minnesota’s Chippewa National Forest was lit Tuesday as the official 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas...
December 2, 2014 - 9:19pm
November 27, 2014
Snowplow Parade is Dec. 6
The first Snowplow Parade sponsored by the Frazee Area Community Club two years ago broke new ground, so to speak, but last year’s pre-Christmas event proved one thing for certain: Weather will ultimately decide the success of an outdoor winter event. In 2012, 87 units from all...
November 27, 2014 - 8:30am
November 26, 2014
Bundle up! Santa's Grand Parade is Monday in downtown DL
With 30 entries registered so far, Santa’s Grand Parade of Lights is shaping up to be Detroit Lakes’ biggest kickoff to the holiday season to date. “Sometimes we have a few backing out on the day of the parade, depending on the weather, but I think we’ll be right around...
November 26, 2014 - 2:00pm
Drive carefully over Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving begins a busy travel season and the Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists to use caution when driving across the state and to take advantage of the tools MnDOT makes available for safer, more predictable travel. “The holidays are a busy time on...
November 26, 2014 - 1:00pm
Some big box employees ‘give thanks’ for day off
For a growing number of retail workers, Black Friday is a commercial black hole inexorably nibbling away at their Thanksgiving holiday. But for some, Thanksgiving Day remains a moment of calm before the shopping season storm. One quiet spot Thursday will be the West Fargo Costco...
November 26, 2014 - 12:30pm