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Detroit Lakes man facing charges after leading police high speed pursuit
Dayton releases budget plan
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
Dayton seeks $11 billion for transportation
New proposed route for Sandpiper pipeline would go farther south
DL skiers top finishers at Detroit Mountain's Northstar Classic
Titans defeat Hornet boys 65-58
Basketball: Frazee girls pick up 11th win
Young gymnasts gain experience at Bemidji
Nordic teams fourth at Bemidji pursuits
Finding the perfect balance
Sunny and warmer-than-normal weather has brought droves to the mountain
Tuesday Matters: Everyday Passed Over
Monday Matters: Everyday Red Sea
Laker Pride Week
Friends & Neighbors
Moltzan recognized as hospital trustee
Gas prices up slightly in MN, down nationally
Massage by Heather opens downtown DL
Busch joins Thrivent Financial in DL office
Life without the expense of a car
Old Timers Run set for Feb. 7
‘American Idol’ picks singers from Bemidji, Fargo
Learn about ice sports at library
Area singers advance on ‘Idol’
'American Sniper' caps off a year of mediocre movies
When visitors decide to stay
Want term limits on Congress? Good luck...
Peterson: Let Minnesota control wolf population
Letter: Speak up against abortion
Sheer panic for a chocolate shortage
37 guns, 28 sets of antlers among items seized in DNR deer poaching case
Thin ice causing big problems on northern Minnesota lakes
New law for 2015: AIS trailer sticker will help prevent future spread
Black-backed woodpecker is dependent on dead coniferous trees
Mentored turkey hunt registration open now
Menahga baby is first this year
Growing deep winter greens
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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
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