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Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
High court allows counties to pick financial auditors
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
Gopher Road Trip coming to Perham
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
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
Lake of the Woods
August 9, 2017
For two anglers on Lake of the Woods, their boat taking on water was only the beginning of a two-day nightmare
LAKE OF THE WOODS, Minn.—Bob Brott and his cousin, Gary Soucie, had just wrapped up a great day of walleye fishing on Lake of the Woods...
August 9, 2017 - 5:55pm
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