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Marquart, Eken talk state issues
High Tunnel class in Park Rapids
6th-grader needs heart transplant
No job too small for 'Helping Hands'
Trucks crash on icy I-94 near Barnesville, one driver killed
Homers carry Lakers to 2-0 start to season
DL picks up first ‘W’
Lakers dominate Lakeview
Track and Field: Nielsen wins 2 events in Moorhead
Frazee softball opens with three-consecutive victories
In the Zone
Family favorite brightens up Easter morning
Lutheran church hosting Spring Rally
Social Security: Children do not need to live in same home to get Social Security benefits
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Butzer on dean’s list at UM-Twin Cities
Friends & Neighbors
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Brian's Beer Brew
Local archer given lifetime achievement award
Minnesota deer-feeding effort all but over
Brad Laabs: Use caution on ice; get ready for open water
Blane Klemek: The American crow is one of the smartest wild birds
Bear hunt application deadline is May 2
Fine dining at the 59er: The Lake Room is their latest addition
Two stylists join team at Creative Mix salon
T.S. Dock & Lift is now Shoremaster affiliate
DL man joins staff of Karvakko Engineering
Don’t forfeit past tax returns
DL should help, not hinder downtown businesses
A low health ranking for Becker County
Eric Bergeson: Goodbye writing, hello politics
Senate, governor need to follow House lead on rural broadband, local gov’t aid
Lynn Hummel: Spring is the season for optimists
Danell Haspel: Last chance to file income taxes!
Cash tribute set May 6
New exhibit at NYM Cultural Center
Celebrating our heroes: United Way event is April 24 in Detroit Lakes
Artists sought for show
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