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Why is it so hard to get internet in the country? Klobuchar, Peterson in DL Friday to 'seize the moment'
Must love heavy metal: Local manufacturers feeling that worker shortage too
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
Request to DL city is Lima Charlie (loud and clear): Veterans groups propose display of tanks, fighter jet, navy boat
Fargo woman has seat at Oscars red carpet
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Perham’s Olsen takes state all-around bronze
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lakers cap regular season with victory
BOYS BASKETBALL: Cardinals snap Laker win streak
Congratulations and good luck Laker Gymnastics!
VIDEO: Lakers three-peat in convincing fashion
America Saves Week: Set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically
Tjepkes graduates from UM-Crookston
Are you ready? Life's big questions...
Area students graduate from MSUM
Area students graduate from NDSU
Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
Picture perfect images: Lakes Area Photography Show opens this weekend at Washington Square Mall
Celebrate Women's History Month
Vince Neil coming to Shooting Star March 3: Motley Crue frontman to perform solo set for Mahnomen fans
That magic touch: ‘Experience the extraordinary’ with Craig Karges at Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
Noreen M. Huwe
Dell D. Holm
Joanne B. Anderson
Kirk L. McDonald
Lee Hamilton column: The threats to our democracy
Letter: Trump is my president
Letter: DL City Council way out of line with projects to be funded by new sales tax
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Blane Klemek column: Energetic, cheerful chickadees make for good company
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing gets tricky now, but it's not over yet
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
Minnesota State Patrol
February 14, 2017
Officers make arrests minutes after Valentine’s morning robbery at Orton’s
A clerk at Orton’s Convenience Store in Audubon reported being robbed by two males wielding knives just after 1 a.m. on Valentine’s Day. The clerk was not injured, but the males fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash and various convenience store goods, according to...
February 14, 2017 - 11:11am
December 23, 2016
One-car rollover ends in injuries
The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a one-car rollover just after 8:30 a.m. Friday morning. Michael R. Toussaint, 76, of Detroit Lakes, was...
December 23, 2016 - 11:18am
December 22, 2016
UPDATE: Waubun man suffers gun shot wound to the face
Around 6:30 a.m. this morning, the Becker County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call about a shooting at a Callaway, Minnesota, residence. When officers arrived, it was apparent that William J. Keezer, 38, of Waubun, had suffered a gunshot wound to the face. Keezer was taken...
December 22, 2016 - 1:45pm
December 14, 2016
UPDATE: Both drivers involved in Highway 59 head-on collision die
Minutes after midnight (Dec. 14) the Minnesota State Patrol, assisted by the Becker County Sheriff's Office, responded to a fatal, head-on collision...
December 14, 2016 - 2:39pm
Fast-growing fire engulfs Minnesota tire store, six communities respond
PERHAM, Minn. — Fire crews and emergency response teams from Perham, Dent, New York Mills, Vergas, Bluffton and Detroit Lakes, along with...
December 14, 2016 - 11:09am
November 7, 2016
Hunter shot in the leg on season opener
On Nov. 5 at 12:24 p.m. the Becker County Sheriff's Office received a report of a male being shot in the leg. The victim was identified as David Shaw, 45, of Lake Park. The incident occurred while two groups of hunters were hunting the same public land near 130th Avenue just north...
November 7, 2016 - 8:40am
September 14, 2016
High-speed motorcycle chase leads to crash
The State Patrol says a Wadena man was injured after leading police on a high-speed chase and crashing his motorcycle Friday a few miles northeast of Maplewood State Park. Blaine J. Cooper, 20, of Wadena suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash and was taken to Essentia...
September 14, 2016 - 9:01am
September 8, 2016
Mahnomen man critically injured in crash
A Mahnomen man was seriously injured Thursday morning, Sept. 8, when the pickup he was driving veered off Highway 59 south of Mahnomen and struck...
September 8, 2016 - 12:43pm
August 17, 2016
"ASK A TROOPER" by Sgt. Jesse Grabow of the Minnesota State Patrol
Question: I've been helping my neighbor prep for sale a 1955 Ford pickup that has been in her family since new. I noticed the other day that the VIN plate is missing from the glove box door (the rivet holes are still there). It must have been lost by the body shop that painted the...
August 17, 2016 - 11:11am
August 16, 2016
Pickup crashes near Lake Park after driver suffers fatal medical issue
The driver of a pickup suffered a fatal medical issue while driving on Highway 10 near Lake Park Monday afternoon, Aug. 15, causing the pickup...
August 16, 2016 - 9:10am
August 15, 2016
Three injured in rear-end crash near Detroit Lakes
Three people were injured in a rear-end collision near here Sunday, Aug. 14. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Ford Escape driven by Jason Bristlin, 49, of Hawley, was stopped on Highway 59 to make a left turn around 3 p.m. when it was hit by a Volkswagon Beetle driven by...
August 15, 2016 - 8:54am
June 17, 2015
Ask a Trooper: Mechanics cannot ‘test drive’ a semi without Class B license
Question: I am wondering how to interpret a law for mechanics that have a “class D” driver’s license. Would they be able to “test drive” a semi or bring it to another shop for repairs without penalty? Another question I have pertains to electronic log books. My understanding...
June 17, 2015 - 11:53am
March 20, 2015
Ask a Trooper: Anyone without a driver's license needs permit to ride motorized bicycle
Question: I’m getting spring fever and I have a question. Can I run a gas powered bicycle without a license that only goes 20 miles per hour? Answer: Motorized bicycles are registered as mopeds. A motorized bicycle must meet the following requirements: • Electric motor or a...
March 20, 2015 - 2:28pm
February 18, 2008
Authorities identify 23-year-old Fergus Falls, Minn., killed in I94 accident Saturday
The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the victim of a fatal crash near Fergus Falls Saturday as Isaiah P. Anderson, 23, of Fergus Falls. Anderson was driving a pickup eastbound on Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls just before 11 p.m. Saturday when the vehicle rolled and landed...
February 18, 2008 - 12:00am