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Man wielding knife is arrested in lobby of Becker County Human Services
MnDOT releases statewide freight system plan
Felony charge of violating a restraining order is dismissed
Fluctuating home values?: New software at Becker County Assessor’s Office could be responsible
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Raiders control tempo in victory over Rebels
Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a new Little Free Library outside their doors
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
Pine to Palm
November 30, 2016
Veterans to form human shield at ND pipeline protest
CANNON BALL, N.D.—More than 2,000 U.S. military veterans plan to form a human shield to protect protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline...
November 30, 2016 - 3:44pm
November 11, 2016
Gone but not forgotten: Author seeks Medal of Honor for DL man who died a hero in Korea
Each year on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11, Americans all over the world remember the military servicemen and women who have given their strength,...
November 11, 2016 - 1:05pm
November 10, 2016
Keeping our promises to veterans
Each year on Veterans Day, I think about the military men and women I had the honor to meet when I took part in several overseas USO tours before I became a U.S. senator. Those tours not only gave me the chance to help entertain our troops stationed in places like Iraq, Kuwait, and...
November 10, 2016 - 9:12am
October 24, 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 24, 2016 - 4:36pm
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