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Post 15 eliminated from postseason
Hanson in the hunt at Minnesota State Open
Online petition surfaces trying to stop Waubun-Mahnomen co-op for all sports
412 BMX race results
Hoge catches leaders to share first-round lead at PGA's Barbasol
Ticket to Work puts people back in the driver's seat
Recent storms spark memories of past tornadoes
Find strength, serenity this summer: Local yoga studios offer wide range of classes
Here comes the sun: Tips for summer skincare
Column: Breaking the ice--an introduction to Becker County
Friends & Neighbors
Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic
Save on your summer road trip adventure
Minnesota Lottery continues to be recognized for its accounting and financial reporting
'Acting small, delivering big': Minnesota business makes name for itself in competitive automation industry
BBB, DLI warn against insurance deductible rebates
A relaxing day of shopping beneath the trees: DL's 39th Arts & Crafts in the Park set for this Sunday
So close they can taste it: DL's Holmes Theatre to host WE Fest Karaoke Roundup finale on Saturday
Arts and music at Maplewood
Comedian Rodney Carrington comes to Shooting Star Friday
Coming home: Fargo native Shannon Curfman brings solo act to Shooting Star this Thursday
Delores "Dee" Lugert
Ian R. Stalboerger
Lynn Hummel column: What if Moses had 10 more commandments?
Letter: City needs to give veteran, landlord a break
Letter: DL should show compassion towards landlord, veteran
Port: I'm pretty sure we elected Zaphod Beeblebrox as president
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
Some tips for successful warm-weather fishing
Blane Klemek column: A sleepy squirrel that acts like a prairie dog
Outdoors column: Minnesota gulls come in three species
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
December 3, 2008
Man sentenced for selling cocaine at 10,000 Lakes Fest
Vaushawn Andre Johnson, 27, of 5211 Bass Lake Road, Apt. 1, Crystal, Minn., has been sentenced for selling drugs at 10,000 Lakes Fest. He was charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree controlled substance crime - sale. According to court records: On July...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
DL man sentenced for drugs
Marshall Lee Johnson, 30, of 21001 County Road 22, Detroit Lakes was sentenced in Becker County District Court Friday for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime, possession. According to court records: he was stopped on Highway 10 on June 28 for driving 74 mph in a 65 mph...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
October 28, 2008
DL man sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
George Edward Johnson Jr., 19, of 1220 Eighth St. S.E. Lot 40, Detroit Lakes, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. According to court records: On Sept. 14, a complaint was received by the sheriff's department about sexual...
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
Letter: Grant Johnson is a very rich man
"No man becomes rich unless he enriches others." ~ Andrew Carnegie?? If you believe Andrew Carnegie's statement, then Grant Johnson is a very rich man. His wealth was on full display over the weekend as he was inducted into the University of Minnesota Athletic Hall of Fame (The...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 21, 2008
Wave Column: I don't get lost; I find alternative destinations
If you grew up in Detroit Lakes, you might know. If you're growing up in Detroit Lakes, you know. If you're growing up in Detroit Lakes and you don't know, you're doing something wrong. As a happy citizen of our fine township -- wait, did the acquisition of a Wall-Mart promote...
September 21, 2008 - 12:00am
September 13, 2008
Building young minds -- Education in Detroit Lakes owes a lot to Grant Johnson
(This is the second part of a two-part series on Grant Johnson, who will be inducted in the University of Minnesota "M" Club Hall of Fame Sept. 18. He was also the Superintendent of Detroit Lakes High School from 1951-1966.) Every community has leaders whose footprints are still...
September 13, 2008 - 12:00am
May 27, 2008
Edna Regina Johnson
Edna Regina Johnson, 89, Vergas, died May 26, 2008, in the Frazee Care Center. Edna Regina Schrupp was born Jan. 12, 1919, in Bertha, Minn., to Jacob and Mathilda (Zellman) Schrupp. In 1920, she moved with her family to Vergas, where she attended parochial school, and was confirmed...
May 27, 2008 - 12:00am
April 9, 2008
DL man charged with fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct
George Edward Johnson Jr., 18, of 1220 Eighth St. S.E., Lot 40, Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. On Sept. 14 the sheriff's department received a complaint about possible sexual activity between Johnson...
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
Veteran Sears staffer buys store
With more than a decade's worth of appliance sales expertise, JoAnn Johnson decided to tap into her experience and become the new owner/operator of the Detroit Lakes Sears store. "I have worked for Sears for more than 13 years. I enjoy working with my customers and am very comfortable...
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
Johnson to Luther College
Johnson to Luther College Emma Johnson of Detroit Lakes has been accepted for admission to Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, for the 2008-09 academic year. Johnson received a Regent Scholarship.
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
Johnson named to dean's list
Johnson named to dean's list Elisabeth Johnson, a junior from Detroit Lakes, has been named to the Luther College Dean's List for the fall semester of the 2007-08 academic year. Johnson, the daughter of Kent and Kristin Johnson of Detroit Lakes, is majoring in nursing at Luther....
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
March 24, 2008
Grant Johnson, former superintendent of schools at Detroit Lakes, has been recognized for his donation to the Two Harbors Public Library. In celebration of his Leak Year birthday, Johnson challenged family and friends to make donations to the library. He agreed to match up to $1,000....
March 24, 2008 - 12:00am
New Salon opens in Detroit Lakes
This was the year, the year to open a shop of her own, said local stylist Sharon Johnson. "I've helped several owners of salon's start their businesses, which has been exciting as well as educational," she explained. In the business for more than 30 years, Johnson recently...
March 24, 2008 - 12:00am
March 21, 2008
DL woman involved in Nat'l Geographic environmental films
As the executive director of Natural Innovations, Erika Johnson has long been involved with environmental issues on a local level. But recently, the Detroit Lakes resident has been able to reach a more global audience, by filming a series of short documentary pieces for the National...
March 21, 2008 - 12:00am
March 20, 2008
Rainforest show airs
Erika Johnson, Natural Innovations, helped film a story in Belize for National Geographic's Wild Chronicles' program on forest rangers in Belize protecting the rainforest from illegal loggers, looters, etc. The program airs on public television, Channel 2, Sunday from 7 to 7:30...
March 20, 2008 - 12:00am