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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
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
Nielsen season best shot put in California
Foster's school record punctuates West Coast trip
No Mercy VIII May 19 in Mahnomen
Two DL Pacesetter teams advance to state
Carrier places at NYWA State Wrestling
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
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
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
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
February 11, 2018
Fishing for some family fun?: Kids' derbies set Feb. 17 on Lake Ida, Little Detroit
Looking for a fun, free activity for the whole family to enjoy together this coming weekend? Now might be the time to give ice fishing a try,...
February 11, 2018 - 8:00am
January 20, 2018
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
SPICER, Minn. — Despite the recent long stretch of below-zero weather in Minnesota in recent weeks, ice fishermen have been going through...
January 20, 2018 - 9:24am
November 29, 2017
WATCH: Warm temperatures turn West Battle Lake from skating rink to 'chandelier ice'
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. - The region's recent string of warmer temperatures has turned a Minnesota lake from pure glass into a loud, shattered mess....
November 29, 2017 - 5:52pm
November 10, 2017
Central Minn. farm worker from Guatemala makes his case to stay in U.S.
ST. PAUL—Wearing tan pants and a dark-colored sweatshirt with shackles on his hands and feet, a teary-eyed Julio Estrada Escobar admitted...
November 10, 2017 - 8:41am
July is National Ice Cream Month!
Did you know ice cream evolved from sherbet? According to the International Dairy Foods Association website, Marco Polo returned to Italy from the Far East with a recipe that closely resembled our modern day sherbet. This recipe evolved into what we know as ice cream by the 16th century,...
July 10, 2017 - 9:56am
April 1, 2017
Ice, ice, baby: Local guys open ice manufacturing plant
The weather is warming up, and the ice slowing melting off the lake—but the frozen cubes are now forming somewhere else in the area: Absolute...
April 1, 2017 - 10:00am
February 21, 2017
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have prompted local and state officials to urge caution when venturing onto...
February 21, 2017 - 5:31pm
February 17, 2017
Lake Ida, Little Detroit to welcome little fishermen: DL, Cormorant youth fishing derbies will provide free family fun
When a trip to the movies costs an arm and a leg (and another arm, if someone gets hungry), family outings are becoming more and more difficult...
February 17, 2017 - 6:00am
February 15, 2017
Battle of the bait: 7th annual Poles N' Holes derby lures competition to Little Detroit Lake
Whether they had to drive half a mile or 1,200 miles, nothing seemed to stand between fishermen and the ice of Little Detroit Lake this Saturday....
February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 25, 2016
Travel advisory: Freezing rain and snow in area
FARGO -- A promised holiday storm in the Red River Valley began Sunday afternoon, Dec. 25, with scattered freezing rain from southeast South Dakota to Minnesota’s lakes country.
December 25, 2016 - 4:49pm
December 19, 2016
Truck goes through ice near Perham
Near Perham, Minn (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--A truck went through the ice Saturday near Perham. The Ottertail County Sheriff's Department says the Ford...
December 19, 2016 - 9:48am
August 3, 2016
Ice cream recipe helps to stay cool in summer heat
I have seen several articles and recipes lately for coconut milk ice cream, and I’ve been wanting to try it. Each time I get to craving it...
August 3, 2016 - 5:05am
May 26, 2016
DL Speak Easy opens new Bean & Cream
Just last weekend the Detroit Lakes Speakeasy had a “soft” opening for its new Bean & Cream shop, offering old-fashioned ice cream and...
May 26, 2016 - 5:55am
March 30, 2016
Ice-off comes 3 weeks early to Detroit Lake
Hallelujah! The ice is off the lake. In a fitting end to a mild winter, the ice left Detroit Lake about three weeks early. It left on March 29,...
March 30, 2016 - 9:53am
March 9, 2016
Snow mold pops up right after melting, causing allergies
The great meltdown is upon us, as above-average temperatures trigger little trickles of water that seem to be coming from everywhere. Drivers...
March 9, 2016 - 11:50am