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Two local piano students earn MMTA Challenge trophies
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois
Ogema man charged with assaulting his mother
Man charged with four felonies in domestic assault case in DL
Woman, 39, and 13-year-old boy die when trees fall in storm in Boundary Waters
Upset-minded Perham sends DL to Sub-state 14 elimination bracket
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Andy Lia given key to the city, July 20, 2016 proclaimed Andy Lia Day in Detroit Lakes
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Get serious on special session
A tale of 2 Independence Days
Letter: It’s great to see the tram operating again, with a sharp eye out for weeds
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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
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