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DNR deer meat donation program benefits many families in local area
'Our little missing link': DL parents talk growing their families through foster-to-adopt option
Home sweet...Holmes?: Country crooner John Berry returning to Detroit Lakes for Dec. 2 Christmas concert
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Pazdernik rebound leader in loss to Dragons
HOCKEY: Laker girls drop conference opener
This is one of the most incredible encounters you'll see between a hunter and a deer
All-section football teams announced in 6A and 8AA
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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Maynard A. Hanson
Charles Andersen Petersen
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
Linda S. Severson
Virginia May Fisher
Letter: Here's why I stand by President Trump
Lynn Hummel column: Artifacts from history's crawl space
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
House tax bill hurts charitable giving
Lake ice still treacherous due to weather ups and downs
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
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
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
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
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