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Bingo and Benghazi; Republicans rally in DL for the final presidential debate
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Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
July 7, 2016
Becker County resident wins big
Jonathan Yocom of Detroit Lakes won $20,000 playing the $150,000 Gold Rush game. Yocom claimed the prize on June 21, 2016. Oasis C-Store, 209 Wall Street Ave. N.W. in Moorhead, sold the winning ticket. Lottery players have won more than $6.5 billion. All Minnesotans are winners because...
July 7, 2016 - 5:40am
January 13, 2016
For workplace lottery pools, it pays to plan ahead to the big win
About a decade ago in December, Tim O’Brien and 16 co-workers in the Athletics Department at Mayville State University won $10,000 in the Powerball...
January 13, 2016 - 11:47am
December 23, 2015
Lottery director resigns after Star Tribune report on expenses
The Minnesota State Lottery director resigned Friday, a day after a newspaper reporter questioned him about expenses he charged the state. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Ed Van Petten submitted his resignation to Gov. Mark Dayton’s chief of staff. Dayton’s office indicated...
December 23, 2015 - 10:19am
August 7, 2015
Minnesota duo wins over $1 million on scratch-off ticket
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — What would you do with a million dollars? The age-old game that everyone likes to play while fantasizing about early...
August 7, 2015 - 8:18am
June 19, 2015
Bemidji man wins $1.5 million in lottery
BEMIDJI, Minn. — When Mark Church checked his Gopher 5 lottery numbers at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, he had suddenly become $1.5 million richer. The Minnesota Lottery announced Thursday that the Bemidji man had won the $1,550,322 jackpot in the Gopher 5 drawing on Monday night. Church...
June 19, 2015 - 8:46am
May 8, 2015
Minn. senators vote to end online lottery games
ST. PAUL—Minnesota senators left no doubt they think the lottery director overstepped his authority in allowing online games as they voted...
May 8, 2015 - 8:36am
Local lady wins $5,000
Chelsey Swenson of Ogema won $5,000 by playing the Lottery’s Bonus Ball Bingo scratch game. Swenson claimed the prize on March 4. The winning ticket was purchased at Shell Sport & Bait, 17 Aspen Ave. N.W. in Menahga. Tweets by @DLNewspapers
March 8, 2015 - 5:20am
April 24, 2014
Minnesota panel votes to ban online lottery sales
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota State Lottery's Internet ticket sales either are the wave of the future or will devastate families, a state House committee heard Thursday before approving a bill to ban the practice. The bill would shut down Internet lottery ticket sales that have been...
April 24, 2014 - 6:00pm
March 15, 2014
DL woman wins in Great 8s lottery
Patty Goodrich of Detroit Lakes won $8,888 by playing the Minnesota Lottery’s Great 8s sctratch game. Goodrich claimed the prize on Feb. 27, 2014. She purchased the winning ticket at Casey’s General Store in Detroit Lakes. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit all...
March 15, 2014 - 2:00pm
January 2, 2014
$1 million winning lottery ticket sold in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- A $1 million Minnesota Millionaire Raffle ticket was sold in Beltrami County, lottery officials announced Thursday. A second $1 million ticket was sold in Stearns County. The tickets are two of the 150 winning tickets from this year's New Year's drawing. The $1 million...
January 2, 2014 - 10:30am
September 5, 2013
DL woman wins $10,000 in Lottery scratch-off game
A Detroit Lakes woman has won $10,000 playing a Minnesota Lottery scratch game. Anita McDougall was playing the Lottery’s Cash & Cadillac game. She claimed the prize Aug. 30. The winning ticket was purchased at Big Daddy’s Quick Stop on Morrow Avenue in Detroit Lakes. Proceeds...
September 5, 2013 - 3:15pm
August 8, 2013
Ham Lake, Minn., man claims share of $448M Powerball jackpot
Updated 2:43pm (08/08/2013) ROSEVILLE, Minn. — A project engineer from a northwest Minneapolis suburb has come forward to claim one-third of a $448 million Powerball jackpot. Paul White, of Ham Lake, was introduced Thursday afternoon at a news conference at the Minnesota State...
August 8, 2013 - 9:56am
March 29, 2013
Duluth man arrested after trying to redeem stolen lottery ticket
DULUTH, Minn. - A 21-year-old Duluth man was arrested Wednesday afternoon on burglary and lottery fraud charges after attempting to redeem a reportedly stolen lottery ticket. The ticket was among items reported stolen Wednesday morning from the Cenex gas station at 1301 E. Ninth St....
March 29, 2013 - 8:18am
February 10, 2011
Frazee woman wins $25,000 in scratch-off game
A Frazee resident has won $25,000 by playing a Minnesota Lottery scratch game. Mary Topp claimed the prize on Feb. 2. The winning ticket, a "$100,000 Playcation Cash" scratch game, was purchased at Petro Serve USA in Glyndon.
February 10, 2011 - 4:18pm
August 23, 2010
Lottery ticket sold in Osakis worth $500,000
On August 15, while spending time at her lake home, Susan Detviler of Cottage Grove purchased what turned out to truly be a $500,000 Riches scratch ticket from Gas Mart in Osakis. Detviler scratched the ticket and didn't immediately notice that one of her numbers matched one of the...
August 23, 2010 - 7:50am