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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
November 3, 2016
The DFL is Desperate
This will be my final opinion piece of the election cycle. I am writing this to highlight the desperation of the MN DFL. In addition to the $400K they have spent against me in negative attacks, they have resorted to a tactic called "push polling". In essence, someone calls you, asks...
November 3, 2016 - 5:29am
November 2, 2016
Klabunde talks issues in MN House race
As a follow-up to its Legislative Candidate Forum for House District 2B (Republican Steve Green vs. DFLer Bryan Klabunde) the Detroit Lakes Area...
November 2, 2016 - 10:24am
November 6, 2012
3 million head to Minnesota polls
Three million Minnesotans will exercise their democratic right to vote today as polls show some contests getting tighter. Thousands of volunteers for the two major parties, candidates and two proposed constitutional amendments today continue the frenzied work they have conducted...
November 6, 2012 - 8:32am
October 17, 2012
Peterson, Byberg spar on farm, health care policies
Candidates for Minnesota's 7th Congressional District seat stuck to familiar campaign themes in a debate taped Tuesday for Prairie Public television...
October 17, 2012 - 9:10am
May 4, 2012
Vikings stadium plan to be debated Monday in Minnesota legislature
It will be a Monday night football game like none other. The Minnesota Legislature plans to finally debate a Vikings stadium plan Monday, a...
May 4, 2012 - 9:00am
May 2, 2012
Republicans in midst of stadium plan do-over
Minnesota Republican lawmakers say it is time for a Vikings stadium plan do-over. GOP leaders said Tuesday that they are crafting a plan less...
May 2, 2012 - 8:30am
May 1, 2012
Lawmakers miss deadline, future is foggy
Minnesota lawmakers are unsure what will happen next after they blew past a self-imposed Monday adjournment deadline. "My crystal ball's got...
May 1, 2012 - 9:12am
April 26, 2012
Vikings players visit the Capitol as Senate panel adds racino to stadium funding
A Senate committee voted today to backup Vikings stadium funding by allowing horse-racing tracks to add casinos, a change the bill author said...
April 26, 2012 - 8:36am
April 5, 2012
Gov. Dayton signs parental notification requirement dubbed 'Jacob's Law'
Jacob Gould used to dream of being a professional wrestler, but now the 12-year-old with a new law named after him wants to devote his life to...
April 5, 2012 - 8:52am
April 4, 2012
Lawmaker warns of court challenge over Minnesota wolf season
Minnesota House members approved wolf hunting and trapping seasons on Tuesday despite warnings that the American Indian community may challenge it in court. "When we make laws, we make laws for all the people of Minnesota," Rep. Kerry Gauthier, DFL-Duluth, said, before representatives...
April 4, 2012 - 8:41am
March 30, 2012
Same-sex marriage debate expands around Minnesota
Advocates on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate say they are making progress and will continue to reach out to Minnesotan voters before...
March 30, 2012 - 8:51am
March 28, 2012
Minnesota bill would make users' private social network sites off-limits to employers
Conservative and liberal Minnesota legislators are combining efforts to stop a business practice they say invades job applicants' privacy. National...
March 28, 2012 - 8:31am
March 26, 2012
White Earth plan little heard, but still around
Minnesota legislators talk little about a White Earth Band casino proposal to increase state revenue, but the band leader says she will continue to push it as lawmakers struggle to find money for everything from a stadium to schools. To answer one of the critics' nagging questions,...
March 26, 2012 - 8:50am
March 20, 2012
Minnesota government earns D+ grade from integrity investigation
Minnesota political candidates have gained freedom in how they raise money for elections and state government has been deeply divided over how to spend its money. Those two factors and ethics laws that lack teeth are what is behind a low grade for the state by a group measuring transparency...
March 20, 2012 - 8:55am
March 12, 2012
Six people taken to hospital after head-on collision near Mahnomen
Six people were transported to Mahnomen Health Center Thursday afternoon following a head-on car accident on an icy Minnesota Highway 59 south of Mahnomen. The State Patrol said a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by a Detroit Lakes man was heading south near mile marker 296 at 3:18...
March 12, 2012 - 11:09am