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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
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
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
September 26, 2008
Methodists host open house
The Detroit Lakes United Methodist Church is having an open house Sunday, Oct. 5, at both the 8:15 a.m. casual service and 10:30 a.m. traditional service. All members of the community are invited to attend either service and stay for refreshments, including lunch following the second...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 18, 2008
Republican open house
The Becker County Republican party will open an open house at their campaign headquarters on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. Headquarters is located in the old Mac's Hardware store at Highway 10 and Washington Avenue in Detroit Lakes. Refreshments will be served. Come and...
September 18, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
No more far righters in the White House
I hope a lot of you have been following the Republican Convention. I think Sarah Palin's speech told us a lot about her. Her reference to herself as a "pit bull" was appropriate. Not only did her speech scare me, but when the audience began to boo Obama, I was appalled. I thought...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
Rolling Oaks to host Alpaca open house
The 5th annual Alpacas of Minnesota Farm Tour will be held Sept. 27-28, with many members of Alpacas of Minnesota opening their doors to the public. The Rolling Oaks Farm, near Hawley, is one of those alpaca farms. Alpacas are members of the Camelid family along with llamas and...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Frazee woman charged with selling marijuana from house
A Frazee woman charged with selling drugs from her home will make her next appearance in Becker County District Court on Oct. 6. Angela Marie Mustain, 24, of 107 North Lake St., is facing two counts of fifth degree sale of a controlled substance.
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
Through ups, downs, Anna Faris carries 'The House Bunny'
The House Bunny 3 out of 5 stars I dearly love Anna Faris, I really do. I have adored her ever since I saw her in the first Scary Movie installments. And it is her presence alone that saves a film like The House Bunny. My interest for The House Bunny was like a see-saw.... A...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
Librarian legs in the White House
The Republican convention was going full speed ahead in St. Paul. Raquel and I were watching the proceedings with interest. Only Raquel seemed to pick up on the details more than I did. She was very quiet for a long spell and I could tell she was concentrating on some aspect of the...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Richwood man pleads guilty to house burglary
Roman Lawrence Bakken, 23, of Box 35, Richwood, pleaded guilty Monday in Becker County District Court. He was charged with felony first-degree burglary --other person present. According to court records: In the early morning hours of March 9, a woman allegedly awoke to non-consensual...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 12, 2008
Family lauded for adoptions
A West Fargo family that reunited five siblings through adoption now has a date with the White House. Jason and Dana Mitzel were notified recently by the state's congressional delegation that they have been selected to receive the Angels in Adoption award and to represent North Dakota...
August 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
COLA on protecting lakes, house values
Becker County Coalition of Lake Associations 2008 annual conference is now a two-day event, being held Thursday, Aug. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 15, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in MSCTC, DL. The conference theme will be "Protecting Our Lakes and Property Values" and will...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
Audiobook version of Little House on the Prairie brings Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic story to life
Has your family ever moved? Even if they haven't, you know the drill. Your bed is taken apart, your clothes come out of the closet, and your stuff comes off the wall. All your belongings, including your favorite toys and books, are put in a box until you get to your new home. Now...
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am
June 22, 2008
House passes new surveillance law
WASHINGTON -- The House on Friday easily approved a compromise bill setting new electronic surveillance rules that effectively shield telecommunications companies from lawsuits arising from the government's terrorism-era warrantless eavesdropping on phone and computer lines in this...
June 22, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
DNR sets open houses for input on Heartland Trail
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a series of open house meetings to provide information about the future extension of the Heartland State Trail and to obtain public input on the trail proposal. Comments on potential trail corridors will be solicited at the...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
DNR looks at changing its shoreland management rules -- open house Wednesday in Detroit Lakes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold an informational open house Wednesday, June 11 at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, 900 Hwy 34E, Room C101 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
DL students build house for a cause
Some students thought it would be fun to do a project with friends, others have thought about a construction career. Either way, the result of this year's Building Trades class at Detroit Lakes High School was a 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom house, which will go to a family in need. The...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am