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UPDATED: Three-car accident on Highway 34 injures four
Man sentenced to 20 years for attempted murder
Camp dedicated to military kids
Weather Alerts: Blizzard Watch Monday Night and Tuesday
Aaron's Weather Talk: March
Intense state final caps Huwe’s wrestling season
Laker duo ready to enjoy state swimming and diving meet
Tuesday night's girls playoff game postponed
Lucky Leprechaun 5K Fun Run March 14
Olson, Freeman qualify for state swimming and diving meet
Students on Bethel University dean’s list
Local students on St. Thomas dean’s list
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Chamblee on SE Technical president’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
February 12, 2015
'Jupiter Ascending' is a descent for Wachowskis
The Wachowskis, Andy and Lana, have brought moviegoers both the "Matrix" films and "Speed Racer," so a little trepidation is necessary when going into their movies, knowing the visuals will be stunning while the plot may falter. "Jupiter Ascending" is no different, offering breathtaking...
February 12, 2015 - 5:25am
February 10, 2015
Great acting can't make up for forced premise in 'Black or White'
The promotional spots for "Black or White" play up the custody battle between Elliot (Kevin Costner) and Rowena (Octavia Spencer) for their granddaughter, Eloise (Jillian Estell), as a matter of race, as the film's title suggests. Disregarding that -- which the film does as the...
February 10, 2015 - 5:05am
January 29, 2015
'Mortdecai' starts 2015 with a whimper
The early-year movie releases are usually a barrage of unfunny comedies and over dramatic thrillers, and 2015 is no different. "Mortdecai" falls into the former category, making you wonder why its talented cast -- led by Johnny Depp, who may or may not be in full mid-life crisis...
January 29, 2015 - 7:45am
January 23, 2015
'American Sniper' caps off a year of mediocre movies
As a moviegoer, 2014 was mediocre at best. None of the year's awards bait blew my mind, and I would probably give most of them three and a half stars out of five, the critical equivalent of the common slang term "meh." For the most part, they were all standard examples of their...
January 23, 2015 - 8:30am
January 20, 2015
Sony's 'The Interview' surpasses $40 million in digital sales
"The Interview," the Sony Pictures comedy believed to have triggered a cyber attack on the studio, has racked up over $40 million in sales from 5.8 million digital downloads, the studio said on Tuesday. Michael Lynton, chief executive of Sony Corp's entertainment arm, called the $40...
January 20, 2015 - 2:57pm
Ensemble cast marches to the forefront of 'Selma'
Following a few particularly rough months in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, director Ava DuVernay's "Selma" could not be more timely. As protesters continue to demonstrate in Ferguson, Mo., New York City and other cities across the country, "Selma" brings the story of...
January 20, 2015 - 7:30am
January 8, 2015
'Big Eyes' marks return to basics for Burton
No Johnny Depp, no Helena Bonham Carter, no over-the-top set decoration. While "Big Eyes" is definitely not a typical Tim Burton film, it is clearly a film that comes from his inventive mind. It does have echoes of his 1990 masterpiece "Edward Scissorhands," particularly in the...
January 8, 2015 - 8:00am
December 25, 2014
In 'Wild,' scenery provides backdrop for life's journey
Based on the memoir by Cheryl Strayed, "Wild" follows its protagonist (portrayed by Reese Witherspoon) as she sets out on a 1,000-mile journey on the Pacific Crest Trail. As with any good movie that showcases a personal journey, it is much more than a tail of literal survival when...
December 25, 2014 - 8:54pm
'Theory of Everything' is high on talent, low on story
"The Theory of Everything" is exactly what it sets out to be: an awards contender and a breakthrough moment for its star, Eddie Redmayne. But it isn't anything more than that. It follows the standard storyline of a biopic about a genius who is struck with a disease and falls in...
December 25, 2014 - 8:30am
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