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Master gardeners: December is for poinsettias
Warrantless searches in drunken driving cases at issue in 2011 crash
LP-A Early Learning Center plans unveiled
DLCCC to hold first indoor triathlon
Love, Pekovic lead Wolves over Blazers
Vikings chuck Freeman audition in favor of competing with Cassel
Boys Basketball: Cihak goes off on Pats to pace DL to Mid-State win
Girls Hockey: West Fargo team snaps DL’s streak
Wrestling: Lakers score win over M/W
In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
Friends & Neighbors
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Don’t look past late season pheasants
Preliminary ‘13 deer harvest numbers released
Solid U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook
Audubon neighbors find perfect business match
Franken recognized for energy legislation
Cold snap to thank for drop in gas prices
Microsoft says Xbox One global sales top 2 million
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Letter: Thank you for support, kindness, generocity
Letter: GOP ‘Wrecking Crew’ should leave the Pope alone
Our Opinion: Too cold to enjoy Christmas?
Eric Bergeson: Just get me socks for Christmas
First Lutheran hosts holiday dinner
Travis Tritt, 2 other acts added to WE Fest lineup
Danell Haspel: Ideas for holiday get-togethers at library
'12 Years A Slave', 'American Hustle' take lead for Golden Globes
Holiday Train concert ready to roll Saturday: Sheryl Crow to perform, but you have to go to Cottage Grove to see her
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
October 8, 2012
Frazee woman gets jail for stabbing husband in the back with kitchen knife
Chanel Michelle Schmitz, 41, of Frazee was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. On April 4 at about 2:50 a.m. she come home intoxicated, attempted to argue with her husband, who was sleeping and stabbed him...
news / Frazee / crime
October 8, 2012 - 11:21am
DNR responds to wolf lawsuit, petition
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has responded to recent legal challenges to the state's inaugural wolf season. DNR filed a memorandum in opposition to petitioner's motion for a preliminary injunction on the wolf season on Friday, Sept. 28, with the Minnesota Court...
news / DNR
October 8, 2012 - 11:18am
Feeling creative? 'Folk School' opens in NY Mills
The Continental Divide Folk School has officially begun offering classes at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. In an interview, Director Jamie Robertson said the cultural center's board of directors has been studying other folk schools in Minnesota since Bob and Bonnie...
October 8, 2012 - 9:02am
September 12, 2012
City flushing hydrants
The City of Detroit Lakes will be flushing the fire hydrants next week, Monday through Friday. Residents may see a discoloration in their water, but it will clear up. Hydrant flushing is good preventative maintenance practice and ensures hydrants are working.
Detroit Lakes / news
September 12, 2012 - 10:46am
August 22, 2012
Search team organized for missing man
A search team is being organized in Roseau County for the rural Detroit Lakes man who has been missing since Aug. 11. The Roseau County Sheriff's Department says there has been no sign of Donny Dugger, 43, whose vehicle was found near the Winner Silo in the Beltrami State Forest...
Detroit Lakes / news
August 22, 2012 - 11:24am
August 8, 2012
Filing closes tuesday at city, school level - 1st step for candidates
Thinking about running for office? Filing for area school boards and city councils is now open and will be until Aug. 14. Here's an update: DL City Council, mayor So far, most of the incumbents have filed for re-election in Detroit Lakes. The Detroit Lakes City Council seats...
Detroit Lakes / news
August 8, 2012 - 12:13pm
Red Pine Quilt Shop new to downtown DL
The warm, cozy art of quilting is once again weaving its way through the fabric of Detroit Lakes residence as the Red Pine Quilt Shop opened its doors to the community on Friday. "There are so many enthusiastic quilters in the area, and I think there was definitely a need in the...
Detroit Lakes / business
August 8, 2012 - 11:40am
It's Farmers Market Week
This week is National Farmers Market Week, and area markets like the Lakes Area Farmers Market is helping celebrate. On Saturday, the 28 vendors in Peoples Park will be hosting a trivia game with a produce basket up for grabs. Answer questions about the farmers market and get your...
August 8, 2012 - 10:39am
Happenings can be e-mailed to Pippi Mayfield at firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted online at www.dl-online.com. Wednesday, Aug. 8 Aquatic invasive species volunteer training A DNR training session for people interested in being volunteer watercraft inspectors at public boat...
events / news
August 8, 2012 - 9:30am
August 3, 2012
Happenings for this Week
Happenings is free, and submissions are run on a first-come, first-serve basis and as space allows. Happenings entries that include date, time and place, as well as a contact person's name and telephone number, of an event can be e-mailed to Pippi Mayfield at email@example.com...
events / books / news
August 3, 2012 - 2:38pm
DL's Crazy Day returns to Washington Ave.
Traditionally, the first Tuesday in August has been a good day to find a 'crazy' deal while shopping downtown DL. Detroit Lakes' Crazy Day...
events / entertainment
August 3, 2012 - 10:40am
July 27, 2012
Construction begins Monday on Becker County Road 149
Construction begins on Becker County Road 149 north of Floyd Lake from Highway 59 to County Road 21 on Monday. The new roadway will be wider and have extensive safety improvements, according to Becker County Highway Engineer Brad Wentz. Due to the reconstruction, the roadway...
July 27, 2012 - 3:17pm
July 25, 2012
West River welcomes new general dentist
West River Dental in Detroit Lakes has a new dentist. Dr. Ben Buntrock joined the staff in May after recently graduating from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. A Driscoll, N.D. native, Buntrock is obtained his undergraduate degree from North Dakota State University. He...
business briefs / business
July 25, 2012 - 12:11pm
July 18, 2012
Royal start for Water Carnival
The 77th annual Northwest Water Carnival is off to a good start. With events like the Miss Northwest pageant, Fly-In, Midsummer Bike Tour, Demolition Derby, Family Day and more, this past weekend had something for everyone. "It's been amazing. We're off to a great start," said...
entertainment / news
July 18, 2012 - 12:16pm
Get ready: County fair is next week
With the 77th Northwest Water Carnival heading into its final weekend, preparations are shifting into high gear for the Becker County Fair, which starts Wednesday, July 25 in Detroit Lakes. Continuing through Saturday, July 28, the 121st annual fair will be jam packed with a blend...
July 18, 2012 - 12:10pm