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Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Goodbye, phosphorus--Rice Lake project moving forward
Hot jobs in Becker County: Majority of jobs only requiring two-year degrees
Crime & accidents
Clay County man charged with taking video, photos of nude child
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Lamoureuxs ready for one more shot at gold
Warroad girls look to take home state hockey title
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
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