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Highway 34 culvert replacement set for Oct. 24
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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
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
New children's hockey book, authored by former DL resident, to be on shelves Wednesday
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
Free press group: 'Trump presidency represents threat to press freedom unknown in modern history'
Thanks to newspaper for Toast of Tamarac publicity
Minnesota mayors: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
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
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Fall fishing in cold water
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
October 8, 2016
Military honor cuts affects veteran funerals in Minnesota
Local military veterans are feeling disappointment after the state of Minnesota cut yet another veterans program - this one that goes straight...
October 8, 2016 - 5:48am
August 31, 2016
Making his story matter: Family of local veteran lost to PTSD creates foundation to help military veterans coming back from war
Twice a year, on Memorial Day and Veterans Day, Americans across the country remember those military servicemen and women who made the ultimate...
August 31, 2016 - 1:48pm
August 17, 2016
Sorum graduates from basic training
U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Thomas R. Sorum graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force...
August 17, 2016 - 2:06pm
July 20, 2016
Former DL hockey coach goes Kokoro
The United States Navy SEALs program has the legendary status of being the most elite of all branches of the military’s special operations...
July 20, 2016 - 10:48am
June 21, 2016
Wirth graduates at military academy
SGM Travis Wirth, a 1994 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School, attended the 10-month course at the Sergeant Major Academy at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas. SGM Wirth has 22 years in the US Army. He has served in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo. Wirth is the son of Rick and Patricia Wirth,...
June 21, 2016 - 6:10pm
DL native receives Bronze de Fleury Medal
Brig. Gen. James Raymer, U.S. Army Engineer School commandant, awarded Maj. Andrew Swedberg, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, with the...
Life/Friends & Neighbors
June 21, 2016 - 1:48pm
May 29, 2016
Local soldiers are remembered as a decade passes since their ultimate sacrifice
Sacrifice. It can be a word hard for somebody to wrap their minds around when the word truly becomes reality. Before that word hits home, it...
May 29, 2016 - 5:40am
New U.S. military casualties occurring
Melissa Gillett recalls the sickly sweet, nearly vomit-inducing smell during her runs around Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, where she served...
April 29, 2016 - 5:15am
December 6, 2015
Lake Park native retires after 30-plus years with army
Growing up in a small town like Lake Park, Greg Schlauch didn’t really understand what a positive influence his upbringing would have on his...
December 6, 2015 - 5:50am
October 27, 2015
West graduates from basic training
Army National Guard Pvt. Katie M. West has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in...
October 27, 2015 - 6:05pm
October 20, 2015
Somerville graduates from basic training
Army National Guard Pfc. Molley Somerville has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice...
October 20, 2015 - 6:05pm
October 7, 2015
DLPD officer is a former U.S. Marine
The newest Detroit Lakes police officer, Al Fowler, 43, comes to the force via the U.S. Marine Corps. Fowler spent 24 years in the military,...
October 7, 2015 - 12:09pm
July 26, 2015
For safety, arm our military
In the week since a gunman opened fire at military recruiting stations in Chattanooga, Tenn., killing four Marines and a Navy sailor, governors in at least nine states have authorized allowing National Guard members to carry weapons while on duty. More states are poised to follow. Gov....
July 26, 2015 - 5:05am
June 23, 2015
Bjorgan graduates UND, gets commission
Tim Bjorgan graduated May 16 from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks with a mechanical engineering degree, and was also commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force the same day. Tweets by @DLNewspapers
June 23, 2015 - 6:20pm
March 2, 2015
Camp dedicated to military kids
Military children in the surrounding area will be enjoying camp at the lakes free of charge this summer. Camp Corral, a non-profit summer camp for children of military service members, is partnering with YMCA Camp Cormorant June 7-12 to offer children a free week of camp. “We...
March 2, 2015 - 9:50am