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DL firefighters battle apartment fire near old Anglo American gas station
Courts back ND over Minnesota
‘Exodus of talent’ expected as higher ed’s baby boom bubble bursts
Master Gardeners’ July gardening tips
MnDOT Highway 200 project between Mahnomen, Roy Lake begins July 6
DL hosts youth track meet
Hi-10, Countryside results
Freshman Pacesetter team advances to regional tourney
JUNIOR PGA: Heck earns exemption; Smith places fifth
Post 15 takes Alexandria tourney title
Parenthood, the sequel: Grandparents increasingly becoming responsible for raising kids' children
Area students graduate from Ridgewater College
Local students on NDSU dean's list
Local students on NDSU dean's list
Social Security cards can now be replaced online
Friends & Neighbors
Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Award for Minnesota Management and Budget
DCC’s Lakeview to host golf festivities in honor of centennial
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
NLOC’s ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Movie magic – in your own backyard
Vikingland Band Festival to feature big parade
David Michael Ostlund
Lester R. (Butch) Mosher
Petronilla "Patty" Wander
Alice Lenora Gross
10 tips for protecting our water
It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Classified 911 report ‘very disturbing,’ should be released to the public
MN gains primaries, keeps caucuses
North used to be thata way
Frazee woman nabs record sturgeon
How to hook, use leeches and crawlers
These two birds are way easier to hear than see
Fine fishing so far in MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
Find ‘refuge’ from hectic life at wildlife sanctuary
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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...
News / legislative
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...
News / Detroit Lakes
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...
News / Detroit Lakes
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....
News / crime
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.
News / Frazee
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
May 13, 2010
Powerball ticket worth $200,000 sold in Fargo; $200,000 prize from Jan. 9 drawing still unclaimed
FARGO - Someone who bought a Powerball ticket at the Northport Hornbacher's store in Fargo is $200,000 richer after Wednesday's lottery drawing, and another $200,000 ticket sold here in January has yet to be claimed. The winning ticket in Wednesday's drawing matched all five white...
May 13, 2010 - 4:29pm