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Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
Backyard poultry? Here's how to stay safe
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Yellowjackets edge Lakers by one match
BASEBALL: Raiders even record with win at Win-E-Mac
Nielsen selected as Detroit Lakes’ new AD
FM Youth football registration open
Laker girls sweep Rangers in home opener
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Uglies' beautiful music recognized: Band that got its start in DL to be inducted into SD Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Week of the Young Child: Free, family friendly activities scheduled from April 18-May 4
Richard M. Gordon
Patrick Dwayne Buckanaga Sr.
Anne M. Alexander and John C. Alexander
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
Letter: House Speaker Daudt needs to do his job
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
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
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'
Pine to Palm
February 4, 2017
Minneapolis mansion featured on 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' for sale
LOS ANGELES—A 9,500-square-foot mansion featured in the opening credits of "The Mary Tyler Moore" show is for sale in Minneapolis for $1.695 million. The turreted Queen Anne Victorian mansion, with seven bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms, was built in 1900 on a prominent corner parcel...
February 4, 2017 - 10:00am
September 21, 2016
Exploring the exquisite; ‘Diamonds of DL’ opening to the public to tour
It's a local event that continues to gain momentum, as a growing number of people appear more and more anxious for the annual Damien Home Tour...
September 21, 2016 - 10:36am
May 10, 2016
DL couple, Habitat volunteers break ground on new house; ready to move in this fall
The ground has officially been broken on Justin and Jayme Clark’s new home, courtesy of the local Habitat for Humanity board of directors....
Life/Friends & Neighbors
May 10, 2016 - 1:56pm
October 21, 2015
Court: No home sprinklers required
Here’s a barn-burner of a story: A Minnesota Appeals Court panel on Tuesday threw out a state fire sprinkler requirement for larger new homes, saying a state agency failed to present enough evidence to justify the rule. That was good news to Detroit Lakes Building Official Dave...
October 21, 2015 - 10:45am
August 7, 2015
Xtreme Trophy Properties starts up in DL
Buying or selling a house can be a difficult thing to handle, especially if it is a buyer’s or seller’s first time. Most people don’t know...
August 7, 2015 - 3:12pm
May 14, 2015
Detroit Lakes housing market ranks second best in the state
The housing market around Becker County has come off its slow, winter simmer and is quickly heating up. According to SmartAsset, a personal...
May 14, 2015 - 9:13am
April 29, 2015
Some tips for making homes more senior-friendly
Change is hard, and it gets even harder with age. But sometimes it’s necessary. As seniors’ health declines, their homes may no longer meet their needs, forcing them to make in-home adaptations, remodel or move to a single-level, which can take some convincing by family, friends...
April 29, 2015 - 5:05am
September 24, 2013
Damien Home Tour offers a glimpse into unique lake homes around the area
From an expansive lake cabin to a log house, a unique barn style house to an affordable lake house, the Damien Home Tour is one of variety this...
September 24, 2013 - 5:00pm
April 30, 2013
Homeowners think big in making homes energy-efficient
Dennis Jacobs’ and Karen Branden’s swimming pool isn’t just good for a few laps. The couple, who went to great lengths designing an...
April 30, 2013 - 1:53pm
March 6, 2013
Sister continues victim’s radon fight
ST. PAUL -- Janet Thompson was being treated for terminal lung cancer, but her thoughts were about others. She lobbied people she saw to check their homes for radon, a colorless and odorless radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. Now, her sister has taken up the cause. Lori Thompson-Garry...
March 6, 2013 - 4:11pm
September 21, 2010
ABC's Extreme Makeover teaming up with Fargo company to build new home
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, the Emmy-award winning hit reality show on ABC Television, is coming to the Fargo-Moorhead area to surprise one...
September 21, 2010 - 9:12am
February 12, 2009
The reality of being a Realtor
FARGO - Scott Breidenbach was working in property management when his employer sent him to a real estate class. "I instantly loved it. I knew...
February 12, 2009 - 1:00pm
September 5, 2008
Woodpeckers can cause serious damage to homes
Woodpeckers are interesting birds and a beneficial part of our natural environment. There are, however, times in which these colorful birds can cause serious damage and become a nuisance. Woodpecker damage if typically found in one of three forms, drumming, feeding and nesting. Drumming...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
Discovery Channel to feature Dynamic Homes - show airs tonight
Dynamic Homes of Detroit Lakes will be featured on an episode of the Discovery Channel's "Factory Made" program, which will air nationwide at 7:30 tonight. Dynamic Homes will illustrate the design and production techniques used to build a dream home. The company is one of the Upper...
June 18, 2008 - 12:00am
March 26, 2008
Nursing homes: Don't balance state budget on backs of our seniors
DETROIT LAKES - Nursing homes and a flush health care account are at the center of a legislative debate over health care spending as Gov. Tim Pawlenty and lawmakers look for ways to solve a projected state budget deficit. As part of his plan to erase an estimated $935 million deficit,...
March 26, 2008 - 12:00am