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Matching ND Challenge grant to colleges, universities called a ‘resounding success’
Peoples Park skating rink is open
Officers involved in fatal shooting identified
Crime & Accident Report
Otters and Lakers battle to overtime tie
Lakers win late at Alexandria 54-49
Laker gymnasts consistent in victory over Perham
Jackson wins 152-pound championship at Big Bear
Four-goal second period leads Stars over Lakers
Holy Rosary completes first Knowledge Bowl
Don’t let stress beat you
Applications sought: Scholarships available to those in medical field
Non-toy ideas for kids’ Christmas gifts
Grant money available for ag teachers
Friends & Neighbors
Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Variety of events planned in area
Celebrating ‘most wonderful time of the year’
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Leave us all alone! We can’t breathe!
The limit of Minnesota Nice: Norwegian Americans rally to defeat ambassador pick
Time is right for American policy change on Cuba
Man versus the machine
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
December is ‘the moon of popping trees’
State expands ‘fat bike’ riding opportunities
Don’t eat venison? Try these delicious recipes
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
December 12, 2014
Jon Stewart makes impressive directorial debut with 'Rosewater'
Some might be surprised by the fact that Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," has made his directorial debut with an intense, based-on-real-life drama about a journalist imprisoned in Iran. Yes, "The Daily Show" might be known as satire or comedy, but Stewart...
December 12, 2014 - 8:15am
December 4, 2014
James Bond to return in 'SPECTRE', cast and car unveiled
James Bond will take on a sinister organization with links to his past in the next installment of the blockbuster spy series, which star director Sam Mendes said on Thursday would be called "SPECTRE". Mendes unveiled a new cast and souped-up car - an Aston Martin DB 10 - but few other...
December 4, 2014 - 2:30pm
Nothing new in ‘Horrible Bosses 2’
When Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day teamed up for 2011’s “Horrible Bosses,” I was excited to see three of my favorite TV actors (“Arrested Development,” “Saturday Night Live” and “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” respectively) come together on...
December 4, 2014 - 2:00pm
Upgrades and expansion at DL’s big screen
There’s a little more action happening over at the movie theater in Detroit Lakes these days. Work began this week on an extensive renovation and expansion project designed to provide movie-goers with a little more luxury. Odyssey Entertainment, which is the company that owns...
December 4, 2014 - 10:30am
November 21, 2014
Jon Stewart dilutes ‘Rosewater’ for a rosier look at Iran
In “Rosewater,” Maziar (Gael Garcia Bernal) wakes up to some shadowy figures in his bedroom. They’re Iranian investigators and they sift through his personal items. Soon after, Maziar is hauled away, and director Jon Stewart gives some context. It’s July 2009, Maziar flies...
November 21, 2014 - 8:15am
November 20, 2014
Leads light up the screen in ‘Interstellar’
“Interstellar,” filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi opus, is far from perfect. That said, it does have some perfect moments. At the heart of the film is a father-daughter relationship, and that’s where “Interstellar” really excels. Matthew McConaughey is the father,...
November 20, 2014 - 1:00pm
‘Birdman’ marks the start of awards season
Filmmaker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s “Birdman” is the latest movie to take a look at the ins and outs of film stardom and how it can fade as an actor ages. While it may share some parallels, “Sunset Boulevard” this is not. With its continuous cinematography, an off-kilter...
November 20, 2014 - 10:15am
November 13, 2014
‘Nightcrawler’ speaks volumes about today’s society
In the opening scenes of “Nightcrawler,” Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) boasts that he is known for his “persistence.” That trait shockingly drives the film into dangerous territory, as Lou begins his career as a freelance videographer who pursues the most brutal accidents...
November 13, 2014 - 11:00am
October 30, 2014
‘Fury’: Brad Pitt and company go to war
Brad Pitt goes to war. That’s the plot and the selling point of “Fury,” plain and simple. The film opens near the end of World War II in Germany, with Pitt’s tank crew (Shia LaBeouf as Boyd “Bible” Swan, Michael Pena as Trini “Gordo” Garcia and Jon Bernthal as Grady...
October 30, 2014 - 8:30am
September 23, 2014
A fall full of films: Ten movies to see in theaters from now to Christmas Day
In the movie business these days, it seems there are only three seasons: the summer blockbuster extravaganza (May through August), the autumn awards rush (September through December) and the winter wasteland (January through April). This fall will be no different, with a slew of...
September 23, 2014 - 3:00pm
May 8, 2014
Movie ‘Farmland’ showcases ag industry
Anyone with a connection (eats food or wears clothes) would probably find the movie “Farmland” worth 10 bucks. The documentary movie rolled out in a national limited release May 1, with a free premiere on April 30 in Fargo at the Marcus West Acres Theater. The 77-minute movie...
May 8, 2014 - 8:00am
April 6, 2014
Suspense movie to be shot in Cormorant
Residents of the Cormorant Lakes area may notice a few new faces turning up there this summer, and some of them might have their video cameras out and filming. No, it’s not footage for a new reality series. Instead, it’s a film project being organized by Moorhead native Brian...
April 6, 2014 - 3:00pm