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DL cop, ex-convict facing off in court: Both allege years of harassment, both seek restraining orders
Four charged in White Earth heroin investigation
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Sheena Marie Butcher
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
February 14, 2015
Clean Minnesota lakes well worth the investment
There’s mixed news on a topic that’s near and dear to our area: clean lakes. As reported in a front-page Star Tribune story, keeping Minnesota lakes clean is hugely expensive. Over the next 20 years, the state will spend an estimated $2.5 billion from the 2008 Legacy Amendment...
February 14, 2015 - 5:50am
March 2, 2014
Some fish houses need to be off lakes by Monday
It’s time to reel up the lines and get ready to say goodbye to this year’s ice fishing season. Fish houses need to be off area lakes by...
March 2, 2014 - 11:00am
March 27, 2013
Washing your hands might be bad for fish
ALEXANDRIA— A lot of questionable decisions were made in the 1960s. Was introducing the antibacterial agent triclosan one of them? The antimicrobial...
March 27, 2013 - 8:53am
Time to take houses off area lakes
A good amount of snowfall is causing a good amount of trouble for area anglers. Snow pack and drifts on the lakes are making for a tough time...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00pm
January 26, 2013
Update: Double-shooting near Detroit Lakes leaves one dead, one injured, one in jail awaiting murder charge
Investigators from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Becker County Sheriff's Office have arrested a man in connection with...
January 26, 2013 - 5:07pm
October 10, 2012
Return of an ancient fish
Cold winds and intermittent rain and snow blew over White Earth Lake Tuesday afternoon -- but that didn't stop students from the Circle of Life...
October 10, 2012 - 11:53am
September 27, 2012
Conservation officers come across a cart full of trouble
Aquatic invasive species are normally confined to waterways, so conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources were surprised when they recently discovered a full-blown infestation in a parking lot. Conservation Officer candidate Jen Mueller and CO field...
September 27, 2012 - 3:46pm
June 11, 2012
Woman seriously hurt after being struck by boat on Cotton Lake
A rural Detroit Lakes woman was seriously injured Friday afternoon while boating on Cotton Lake. She fell out of the boat, which then circled around and struck her. Doris Gravelle, 51, was a passenger in a 14-foot Lund with a 15 horsepower motor that was being operated by Joseph...
June 11, 2012 - 4:20pm
May 3, 2011
DL police warn residents to lock car doors at night
Detroit Lakes Police Chief Kel Keena is warning residents to lock their car doors and remove valuables at night. "We've had a lot of pilfering from unlocked vehicles over the last three weekends," he said Monday. "People are missing loose change and CDs and anything else you can...
May 3, 2011 - 3:27pm
January 12, 2011
Lakes under attack by aquatic invasive species
On Saturday, Jan. 15, the Tri-County Aquatic Invasive Species Legislative Summit will convene in Detroit Lakes. The summit will begin at 9:30...
January 12, 2011 - 11:46am
December 29, 2010
No pay raise for county commissioners next year
Once again, Becker County commissioners failed to get a pay raise for next year, and once again they have no one to blame but themselves. The board on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution keeping their pay and per diem rates unchanged from this year. Commissioners are paid...
December 29, 2010 - 10:23am
August 12, 2010
Detroit Lakes City Council agrees to put 1 percent food & beverage tax on November ballot
The wording is set. "The City of Detroit Lakes proposes to provide and allocate resources to pay for control of Flowering Rush infestations of waters within the City; construction and improvement of bike trail facilities; parking improvements near City facilities; and redevelopment...
August 12, 2010 - 9:24am
July 18, 2010
Inventory, sales up in Detroit Lakes area this year
Four years into the real estate business, Kevin Cummings laments that he missed the heyday of selling seasonal homes in Minnesota when hungry...
July 18, 2010 - 1:19pm
July 7, 2010
Protecting area lakes
With so many of this area's recreational and tourism opportunities centered on its lakes and rivers, it's no secret that water quality is a priority issue in west central Minnesota. At no time in state history have its surface waters been at greater risk than they are today -- with intense...
July 7, 2010 - 10:15am
May 28, 2010
Weekend entertainment coming to lake near you
BY THRESSA JOHNSON Staff Intern Grab your beach towels and get into gear for next weekend, when Quake the Lake will race into town for its fourth year churning up wakes and waves. On June 5 and 6, the Twin City Power Boat Association is teaming up with Zorbaz, J&K Marine,...
May 28, 2010 - 3:46pm