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Warrant issued for Detroit Lakes man
Ogema man sentenced for stolen watercraft
Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
Man accused of shoplifting over $2,000 from DL Walmart
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
Cardinals pull away from DL in second half
Pederson goes for 35, but Titans take subsection rematch
State-ranked Perham cruises by Frazee
Raider girls pick up second victory
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
MRCA Inducts Fun Ta Boot Resort owners into MN Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors Fair Hills employee as Operator of the Year
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Jacob "Jake" Arntson
Blanch A. Olson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Lawmakers must be open about harassment allegations
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Lee Hamilton column: Balancing out the lobbyists
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
October 11, 2017
How you play the game: Local residents work with city to enhance disc golf, pickleball facilities
What do Detroit Lakes Frisbee golfers and pickleball players have in common? They are both raising money and working with the city to improve...
October 11, 2017 - 10:02am
July 6, 2017
Art returns to parks in NYM, Wadena this summer
Another summer is in full swing, parents are wishing for school, and the Cultural Center in New York Mills offers a free summer program for children looking for something to do. Art In Your Park has been a successful community public art opportunity for the several summers and this...
July 6, 2017 - 10:00am
June 15, 2017
Criminal activity at city parks leads to 10:30 p.m. closing proposal
Local residents will soon be able to stay out on the city beach a little bit later at night — but all other city parks will close at 10:30 p.m., according to a new city ordinance that was given its first reading at Tuesday night's Detroit Lakes City Council meeting.
June 15, 2017 - 10:00am
May 5, 2017
Park it: State parks offer sunny travel destinations close by
As the sun (finally) begins to shine its steady rays across Minnesota, residents stretch their legs, shake off those winter layers and head...
May 5, 2017 - 8:00am
April 15, 2017
Letter: Why put dog park before human kids?
We were surprised to see the article "A park just for canines." We moved to Detroit Lakes six years ago and live in a new area without a decent park close by. Croviseir Park (by the Boys and Girls club) is close but only has one way to enter the park and it has no flat areas where...
April 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 6, 2015
DL looking to add parks, keep up existing ones as well
When it comes to parkland and public spaces, all corners of Detroit Lakes are not created equal. The northeast quadrant has 190 acres of city and school district green space, including City Park, the high school ball fields, the Rec Center, the Rotary Soccer Park, the Boys & Girls...
December 6, 2015 - 5:45am
October 14, 2015
Conserving the great outdoors
Local outdoor projects like Sucker Creek Preserve, Dunton Locks Park, Hungry Man Lake Campground, Lake Park City Park, Wolf Lake's Waterfront...
October 14, 2015 - 1:06pm
September 1, 2013
Greater MN Parks & Trails Commission chosen
Selection of the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks & Trails Commission signifies the beginning of another new and exciting chapter in Minnesota’s long history of leadership and appreciation for outdoor recreation. Over the course of the next two decades, the commission will...
September 1, 2013 - 10:00am
July 13, 2013
New playground open at City Park
Kids can now enjoy new slides, climbing areas, tunnels and more at the City Park playground. “We got it in place for Water Carnival as promised...
July 13, 2013 - 2:00pm
July 3, 2013
‘Kids’ Fun Run & Obstacle Course’ draws more than 130 to DL City Park
The popularity of obstacle courses and “fun run” events has grown immensely in the past few years. But most of those events are geared...
July 3, 2013 - 8:09am
May 19, 2010
Ely mayor sentenced after decades of flouting law
DULUTH -- The mayor of Ely was sentenced in federal court in Duluth on Tuesday after pleading guilty to driving his snowmobile in a federal wilderness...
May 19, 2010 - 9:38am
February 11, 2009
Fargo Park District moves toward ban on smoking at all events aimed at children
FARGO - The Fargo Park District is moving toward putting a policy in place this spring to ban smoking from all events that are aimed primarily at children and families. The potential outline for such a policy was discussed by the Park Board's recreation subcommittee today. Commissioner...
February 11, 2009 - 3:30pm
November 13, 2008
University of Minnesota to conduct field study at Old Wadena
WADENA - The University of Minnesota department of anthropology plans to establish an archeological field study in Old Wadena County Park this June, according to Richard Paper of the Wadena County Historical Society. "I think it's a great opportunity for our county because we do...
November 13, 2008 - 12:30pm
October 24, 2008
State parks holding management deer hunts
Thirty-five Minnesota state parks will be holding special resource management deer hunts this fall. Access to the public will be varied around the state during the special hunts. Fifteen parks will be open to all visitors during this time and eight will have limited public access....
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am