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Trump supports completion of Dakota Access Pipeline
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Chisholm girl, LeeAnna Warner, Missing for 13 years
M State students in the nursing program step up to help a fellow classmate
Feds won't grant permission to finish controversial pipeline
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Laker dance teams start strong at home invite
Wrestlers open season with victory at Fosston
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls split two road games
Laker gymnasts dominate at Perham
Detroit Lakes is all in on Adam Thielen
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Ruth I. Knapp
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
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
Holiday Train rolls into Detroit Lakes Dec. 12
Buy a Christmas tree, help a kid: Young Life fundraiser is popular in Detroit Lakes
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (8)
November 9, 2016
Zebra mussels found in Otter Tail County lake
FERGUS FALLS, N.D. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Adley Lake in southern Otter Tail County about 45 miles east of Fergus Falls. This is one of several confirmations this fall as docks and boat lifts are being checked for invasive species...
November 9, 2016 - 12:44pm
Zebra mussels found in Lake Maud and Sybil Lake near Vergas
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Maud Lake in Becker County and Sybil Lake, south of Vergas in Otter...
October 9, 2016 - 5:43am
September 27, 2016
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
A group of duck hunters has a west central Minnesota woman to thank for a dramatic rescue over the weekend. Erin Houselog was hunting with her...
September 27, 2016 - 12:28pm
September 24, 2016
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
As predicted, the showcase of the Bass Masters Elite series Angler of the Year tournament on Lake Mille Lacs was a huge success. The top bass fishing pros not only caught a lot of bass, but they weighed in huge weights. The winning angler had a three day total of 15 bass for over...
September 24, 2016 - 3:00pm
August 26, 2016
Search continues for victim after boat collision on Park Rapids lake
One man remains missing on Fish Hook Lake on the north edge of Park Rapids in northwest Minnesota following an accident involving two boats on...
August 26, 2016 - 2:32pm
August 17, 2016
Lake activity is winding down in the Detroit Lakes area with the end of summer closing in on us and fall right around the corner. Walleyes are still deep during the daylight hours in the 18-28ft depths on most area lakes. With the full moon, night fishing on the flats with crankbaits...
August 17, 2016 - 11:39am
July 30, 2016
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has withdrawn its proposal to stock muskellunge in Franklin, Lizzie or Loon lakes in Otter Tail...
July 30, 2016 - 5:05am
July 12, 2015
Blue-green algae suspected in dog death
Blue-green algae can be bad news for dogs – it is believed to have killed one near Elk River last month – and Detroit Lakes is not immune:...
July 12, 2015 - 5:25am
July 9, 2015
Alexandria teen dies after contracting rare brain infection from lake
An Alexandria, Minn., teen has died after contracting a rare and severe brain infection while swimming in Lake Minnewaska in Pope County, according...
July 9, 2015 - 2:49pm
June 6, 2015
Is flowering rush treatment killing the cabbage?
For those that have been fishing on Big Detroit Lake, you have already noticed some significant changes since last year (and all the many years before). Those that put their first day in chasing musky Saturday will also have noticed. What is different? The many cabbage patches that...
June 6, 2015 - 5:15am
May 24, 2015
Not responsible for all buoys
After years of marking various hazards in several lakes around the county, some are asking county deputies to mark even more. “Basically, it’s our responsibility to mark certain hazards, but we also do not have to mark every single hazard that is out there,” Becker County...
May 24, 2015 - 5:50am
February 3, 2015
Two believed missing in southwest Minnesota lake
LAKE BENTON, Minn. -- Authorities were searching Tuesday afternoon for a Lake Benton man and his girlfriend who apparently have died after going through the ice on the sprawling southwest Minnesota lake, which has the same name as the nearby town. Lake Benton is southwest of Marshall,...
February 3, 2015 - 4:11pm
January 15, 2013
On a mission for the boys: Parents lobby legislature for tougher DUI laws
The parents of two young Texas boys killed when a pickup truck ran over their tent in a Lake Metigoshe campground last summer have returned to...
January 15, 2013 - 8:55am
November 5, 2012
Official says children at risk an 'ongoing epidemic' at Spirit Lake in new report
A child who routinely soiled underpants as a defense against rape. Little boys brazenly engaging in outdoor sex acts.
November 5, 2012 - 8:59am
July 24, 2012
'I hope this leads to closure': Man charged with murder of two Spirit Lake children
After an agonizing 14 months of waiting and wondering, the people of the Spirit Lake Nation learned Monday that federal authorities had arrested...
July 24, 2012 - 1:50pm