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'We need more space': Domestic abuse keeps White Earth shelter full
'Rescued dogs, rescuing veterans'; Patriot Assistance Dogs program celebrates five years with reunion, graduation
Locals gather for Lake Park's annual Pumpkin Fest
Snazzier buses for Becker County?
School record falls for second straight home swim meet
Laker boys shutout Green Wave
Laker volleyball wins second straight road game
SOCCER: Laker girls tie at East Grand Forks
COLA to host Homecoming games Thursday
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
Mn State colleges, universities wave application fees in October
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Larry A. Hanson
Ronald R. Aanerud
Genevieve E. Michaelson
David Melvin Hagen
Joan Elaine Wilson
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Thank you for a successful rotary blood screening
Big garbage, big economy
Stop the lies against Eken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
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
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
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