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Lakers rout Rebels in season-opener
Thielen paved the way for fellow MSU-Mankato alumnus
Raiders, Greyhounds to meet for Fosston holiday title
Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Diana Lynn Aker
Robert Alfred (Bob) Anderson
Helen C. Erickson
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Pipeline protesters in ND win Pyrrhic victory
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
December is a good month for pheasant hunting
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Lake of the Woods
April 20, 2016
Body found in Lake of the Woods
A body has been found on Lake of the Woods near the Canadian border after a man disappeared six months ago in a boating accident on the lake. The Lake of the Woods County Sheriff’s Department told the Northern Light Region Tuesday night that its deputies and Ontario Provincial police...
April 20, 2016 - 10:38am
December 14, 2015
Laker boys win fifth straight game
The Detroit Lakes boys hockey team is on a roll, winners of five straight games, including back-to-back wins this weekend – a 5-0 shutout of...
December 14, 2015 - 3:54pm
December 1, 2014
Boys Hockey: Lakers split a pair on road trip
The Detroit Lakes boys’ hockey team split a pair of games on the road over the holiday weekend picking up a 3-1 victory in Baudette over Lake of the Woods Friday and falling 3-2 at Warroad on Saturday. Austin Fritz picked up his first victory of the season in net stopping 23...
December 1, 2014 - 2:18pm
February 20, 2014
12 people face 80 charges in Lake of the Woods case
Court documents were scheduled to be in the hands of Lake of the Woods County court officials sometime today in connection with an investigation into guided fishing operations on Lake of the Woods. According to Col. Ken Soring, enforcement chief for the Minnesota Department of...
February 20, 2014 - 2:53pm
January 28, 2014
40 DNR officers conduct sting on Lake of the Woods
Charges are pending against an unknown number of people for illegally taking, transporting and/or possessing too many walleyes on Lake of the Woods, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported this week. In a statement issued by Chris Niskanen, DNR communications director...
January 28, 2014 - 3:32pm
March 24, 2009
Snowmobilers bodies recovered from Lake of the Woods
Ontario authorities have recovered the bodies of a Warroad, Minn., man and his teen-aged son who went through the ice Saturday afternoon on Lake of the Woods near Cyclone Island. According to Ontario Provincial Police, divers recovered the bodies of Wayne Windahl, 47, and his son,...
March 24, 2009 - 4:06pm
March 23, 2009
Two missing snowmobilers in Lake of the Woods accident identified, wife and mother of missing from Frazee
LAKE OF THE WOODS - Two snowmobilers who went through the ice on Lake of the Woods Saturday afternoon have been identified as a father and son from Warroad. Divers continued to search today for Wayne Windahl, 47, and Jeremy Windahl, 16, according to a news release from the Ontario...
March 23, 2009 - 6:21pm
Divers recover body of trucker who went through ice on Lake of the Woods
Divers have recovered the body of a truck driver who went through the ice on Lake of the Woods near Minnesota's Northwest Angle. The Ontario Provincial Police identified the trucker as 68-year-old Allen Elleson of Angle Inlet, Minn. Authorities say Elleson was hauling cement in...
March 23, 2009 - 6:20pm
Officials to release Lake of the Woods snowmobiler info Monday
Ontario Provincial Police said details of two snowmobilers missing on Lake of the Woods would not be released until Monday morning. The incident has been turned over to the OPP Kenora detachment. The two reportedly hit an open water area at about 2 p.m. Saturday in an area of the...
March 23, 2009 - 9:46am
March 21, 2009
Two snowmobilers missing on Lake of the Woods
Two snowmobilers are missing on Lake of the Woods after apparently traveling into an open-water area, according to the Ontario Provincial Police, or OPP. Sgt. Darryl Wright said the incident was reported about 2 p.m. Saturday.
March 21, 2009 - 11:28pm
March 20, 2009
Minnesota trucker missing after breaking through Lake of the Woods ice
A trucker from northern Minnesota is missing after his vehicle broke through the ice this morning on Lake of the Woods, according to the Ontario Provincial Police, or OPP, Communications Unit. Sgt. Ted Becker said the OPP received a call at 9:12 a.m. after a person waiting for a...
March 20, 2009 - 7:49pm
October 10, 2008
Bovine tuberculosis: USDA approves 'split-state status' for Minnesota
GRAND FORKS - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a "split-state status" for Minnesota in its fight against bovine tuberculosis, improving conditions for a great part of the state's cattle industry, state officials announced Thursday. "This has been a long-awaited point...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am