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Audubon man faces domestic assault charges
MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
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Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
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
February 21, 2015
Coming home: Remains of area soldier who died in Korean War finally identified
MOORHEAD – After more than six decades, Sgt. Arnold Andring is finally coming home. The Gary, Minn., man, who fought in the...
February 21, 2015 - 6:00pm
February 10, 2015
Conway graduates from basic training
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jacob Conway has 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 core...
February 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
February 4, 2015
Area men part of unit awarded Congressional Medal of Honor
Before there were the Navy Seals and the Army Rangers, there was the First Special Service Force, so feared by the Germans in World War II they...
February 4, 2015 - 11:00am
January 10, 2015
Area Army vets publish inside look at war on terror
When Marty Skovlund Jr. was growing up in Huron, S.D., he never expected that he would end up becoming a published author. “I hated writing,”...
January 10, 2015 - 1:30pm
January 7, 2015
DL man contributes to Rangers book
When Detroit Lakes native Nick Green joined the army shortly after his 2001 graduation from high school, he had no inkling that the United States was about to embark on a global war against terrorism. His first day of infantry school just happened to fall on Sept. 11, 2001 —...
January 7, 2015 - 1:30pm
December 30, 2014
Van Arsdale graduates basic training
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Melissa Van Arsdale 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...
December 30, 2014 - 6:30pm
December 22, 2014
Bradley Lorentz of Detroit Lakes was recently promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the North Dakota Air National Guard. Lorentz serves...
December 22, 2014 - 6:30pm
November 26, 2014
Dealing with PTSD: Brainerd vet, family struggle on home front
A decade after returning from Iraq, Josh Heldt’s battle continues. The 37-year-old Iraq veteran, who lives in Brainerd and suffers from...
November 26, 2014 - 12:00pm
November 25, 2014
Local resident earns title ‘U.S. Marine’
Area native, Pvt. Seth T, Dufrane, 19, earned the title “U.S. Marine” upon graduating from Marine Corps recruit training in San Diego on Nov. 7. During recruit training, Dufrane learned time-honored military customs and courtesies and mastered close-order drill. The training...
November 25, 2014 - 6:30pm
DL native serving with Navy’s ‘War Eagles’
A 2010 Detroit Lakes High School graduate and Detroit Lakes native is currently serving with Patrol Squadron Sixteen (VP-16), also known as the...
November 25, 2014 - 3:27pm
November 18, 2014
Local resident earns title ‘U.S. Marine’
Area native, PFC Benjamin S. Ortiz, 18, graduated from Marine Corps recruit training in San Diego on Oct. 10. During recruit training, Ortiz learned time-honored military customs and courtesies and mastered close-order drill. The training honed vital military skills such as marksmanship,...
November 18, 2014 - 6:30pm
Guard unit will provide support for Ebola battle
ST. PAUL -- Sgt. Jason Lee of Blaine hasn’t told his three youngest children he’s going to West Africa this spring to join the fight against...
November 18, 2014 - 9:00am