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Celebrating Civil War’s end
Man gets 12 years on sex, robbery charges
Man accused of violating no-contact order 3 times
Man sentenced after being caught with meth
Cities that border Dakotas want continued state support
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Letter: Big Tobacco continues to target kids with cigars, smokeless tobacco
State taxes hit rich and poor alike
Guest editorial: Health bills make sense
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
May 27, 2014
Memorial Day is about more than picnics and beach barbecues
Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer — a day that many local residents spend enjoying a picnic in the park or a day at the beach with friends and family. But as U.S. Army veteran Dr. Tom Seaworth pointed out at Monday’s festivities commemorating the holiday at the...
May 27, 2014 - 3:58pm
May 24, 2014
Happy Memorial Day from Detroit Lakes Library
It’s time to kick off the summer season… warm up the grill, bring out the sandals, and soak up the sun! Memorial Day is the unofficial beginning of summer, but so much more. It’s a day to thank those that have served in our armed forces and to remember the men and women...
entertainment / books
May 24, 2014 - 12:00pm
May 21, 2014
Memorial Day expected to bring lots of visitors
Don’t look now but Memorial Day weekend could actually be the best it’s been in years, signifying a true kick-off to summer. Warm temperatures, better travel and a growing economy are all adding up to predictions for the best Memorial weekend since 2000. In a news release...
news / Detroit Lakes
May 21, 2014 - 1:00pm
May 9, 2014
Memorial Day parade scheduled
Time to start planning for the Memorial Day parade in Detroit Lakes. VFW Commander Justin Knopf said the annual celebration begins with those participating in the parade getting organized at 9:30 a.m. in the Veterans Memorial Park. The parade will take place beginning at 10...
news / Detroit Lakes
May 9, 2014 - 7:30am
May 22, 2013
Memorial Day program at Perham’s ITOW Veterans Museum
Two local veterans are scheduled to share their stories “In Their Own Words” this Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, at the ITOW Veterans Museum in Perham. The program starts at 1 p.m. Dr. Bill Rose, local veterinarian and survivor of a “death experience” in Vietnam, will share...
May 22, 2013 - 10:24am
May 18, 2012
Need something fun to do this weekend? Check this out!
It's Legacy Destination Weekend in Detroit Lakes, and that means there's lots of fun to be had in the lakes area this weekend. The 15th Annual Festival of Birds continues tonight with an "Early Bird Social" at Richwood Winery from 4 to 5 p.m., followed by a 5:30 p.m.
news / entertainment / events
May 18, 2012 - 4:03pm
May 30, 2011
Memorial Day celebrated in Detroit Lakes
Honoring those who have served in the United States of America military, people gathered at the Detroit Lakes City Park band shell Monday to...
May 30, 2011 - 2:54pm
May 29, 2009
Annual Memorial Day trap shoot a great success
Visiting shooters from far and wide joined local trap shooters on the Becker County Sportsmen's Club range southeast of town. The time was the Memorial Day weekend. Saturday and Sunday were great days for the event. Nine local shotgunners joined nearly a hundred visitors from the...
May 29, 2009 - 4:42pm
May 27, 2009
Memorial Day services
Memorial Day services were held at the band shell in Detroit Lakes City Park on Monday. The guest speaker was Dennise Milton, U.S.A.R., a past...
May 27, 2009 - 2:48pm
Quiet weekend on area roads, but 12 die around Minnesota
Memorial Day weekend was relatively quiet for law enforcement in Becker County. Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon said that there were a couple of arrests for suspicion of DUI, nearly 10 speeding 10 tickets, and seven or eight seat-belt violations. "It was below normal for a typical...
May 27, 2009 - 2:45pm
May 22, 2009
Avenue of Flags flying for Memorial Day Weekend
This weekend, Oak Grove Cemetery will be lined with flags, honoring local veterans who have served this country. The Avenue of Flags has been...
Detroit Lakes / news
May 22, 2009 - 1:41pm