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Bemidji slips by Laker swimmers in final dual
8AA FOOTBALL: Nuggets knock Hornets out of opening round
Sled hockey exhibition raises nearly $800 for Hope, Inc.
Lakes Area Boxing registration Nov. 1
No. 3 Titans advance over rivals Norman County West
Livingood 90th birthday open house set
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Become Like a Little Child-Cutting to the heart of God.
New Chaplain at Essentia St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes believes everyone has a 'unique life'
Christian Women's Club: Area ladies gather for prayer and fellowship
Friends & Neighbors
Nereson's hires new service consultant
Cabela merger's effect on East Grand Forks store unclear
There's a new chinese food restaurant in town
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
In the shadow: Bobby Vee and The Shadows adored by local, national fans alike
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Mixed Blood's 'Corazon Eterno' comes to DL Friday
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo' program coming to DL library Nov. 7
A Native American experience in sight, sound and soul
Robert T. "Bobby Vee" Velline
Marylou F. Chromy
Arlen G. Restad
Betty Jane McGuire
Forget common sense, elect candidates with good sense
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
August 20, 2008
Update: Lake Park man dies in ATV crash
A Lake Park man was released Tuesday without criminal charges being filed after he was arrested Sunday in connection with the death of another Lake Park man in an all-terrain vehicle crash earlier in the day. Investigation is ongoing in the case and charges may be filed later, depending...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 17, 2008
Lake Park man held in fatal ATV crash
A Lake Park man was arrested today in connection with the death of another Lake Park man in a all-terrain vehicle crash earlier in the day. The Becker County Sheriff's Department was called to the scene of the crash on County Road 1 south of Lake Park about 3:13 this morning. According...
August 17, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
100 years of Washington Park
An article in the April 27, 1939 Detroit Lakes Record carried a headline which read, "It was 'Eyesore No. 1' in 39." This headline referred to the Washington Park grandstand that was built in 1908. Painting the wobbly structure was suggested, while others suggested wrecking it and...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Two more movies in park this summer
With the success of Friday night movies in the park, organizer Scott Brevik is happy to announce two final showings for this season. "We'll finish up the Shrek trilogy," he said. The first "Shrek" was shown last week. Aug. 15 will be "Shrek 2" and Aug. 29 will be "Shrek 3." Movies...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
Park Rapids Cenex robbed at gunpoint; $1,000 taken
A robbery was reported at the Park Rapids Cenex station on Highway 71 North at 8:25 p.m. Tuesday. According to police chief Terry Eilers, a male came in telling the clerk to put money from the till into a black bag. The suspect was displaying a gun, although it may not have been...
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am
July 26, 2008
Four people injured in head-on collision Saturday in Lake Park.
Four people were injured in a head-on collision Saturday morning in Lake Park. The accident was reported at 11:54 a.m. on Highway 10 in Lake Park, when a 1995 GMC Suburban collided with a 1998 Dodge Caravan at an intersection. Injured were the driver of the Suburban, Corey B....
July 26, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
They're here:10KLF, County Fair, Turkey Days, Art in the Park
Today's the day for the start of not one, but two major festivals in Detroit Lakes, as both the 117th annual Becker County Fair and the sixth annual 10,000 Lakes Festival get underway, and on Thursday, Frazee's annual Turkey Days festival begins as well. Detroit Lakes' 30th annual...
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Celebrating Minnesota: Ox cart travels through Lake Park
LAKE PARK, Minn. - Walking down the dusty road with his ox and a two-wheeled wooden cart stacked high with furs, Orlin Ostby could almost pass for one of the original fur traders who traveled the old Pembina trail 200 years ago. Almost. Ostby is making the 420-mile trek from Pembina,...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
July 15, 2008
'Drive by shootings' in Park Rapids causing increasing alarm
An 18-year-old and a 20-year-old were arraigned Monday afternoon on charges related to recent drive by shooting incidents in Park Rapids. A third individual, a juvenile, is in custody and was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday morning. While Park Rapids Police Chief Terry Eilers...
July 15, 2008 - 12:00am
Rules limiting rummage sales come under fire
Even though they have the best of intentions, residents at 304 Huntsinger Ave. who have been giving away and sometimes selling clothing and household items ran afoul of the law earlier this summer. When they came to the city council this week to plead their case, however, they were...
July 15, 2008 - 12:00am
July 13, 2008
DL Legion contributes to new veterans' park
DETROIT LAKES - Financial support for the veteran's park has begun. Don Schattschneider appeared before the Detroit Lakes City Council last week to present a check for $1,100 as the first monies for the Veteran's Memorial Fund to build the veterans' park in the new Gateway District....
July 13, 2008 - 12:00am
July 6, 2008
For one summer only
DETROIT LAKES - From laser tag to inflatable games, a mechanical bull, 27-foot double lane slide and even a bungee run, 3'z Company Amusement Productions has plenty to keep Detroit Lakes residents and visitors entertained this summer. The new recreational business opened June 10...
July 6, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Outdoor movies may be on again
DETROIT LAKES - The on-again, off-again plan by Scott Brevik to show outdoor movies in Detroit Lakes is on again. After getting approval from the city council to show family-oriented movies in the City Park bandshell on Fridays in June and July, Brevik decided he couldn't necessarily...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 29, 2008
MN folk singer at Tuesday in the Park
The Tuesdays in the Park summer concert series continues this week at the Detroit Lakes City Park Bandshell, with an appearance by Mark Fogelson on July 1 at 7 p.m. There will be free, live music every Tuesday through the months of June, July and August -- with the exception of July...
June 29, 2008 - 12:00am
June 16, 2008
Hubbard County sheriff says woman shot two men, then fired toward officers
PARK RAPIDS - Two men from here were shot with a .22-caliber rifle, and the alleged shooter fired toward officers before she was taken into custody early today, Hubbard County Sheriff Gary Mills said in a news release. According to the release: The sheriff's office received a report...
June 16, 2008 - 12:00am