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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
June 21, 2017
Wenzel family welcomes baby boy
Porter Allen Wenzel, son of Courtney and Brooke (Holubets) Wenzel, Detroit Lakes, was born June 11, 2017, at Perham Health in Perham. He weighed...
June 21, 2017 - 11:58am
June 14, 2017
Message to protesters: Trump is president, get over it
After reading the article on the huge hate group in DL of 25 Trump protesters (The purveyors of truth) I felt sad that they didn't have anyone to spend Memorial Day with. They are talking about truth. Have they been in a coma for the last eight years? They want to protect the people....
June 14, 2017 - 2:40pm
May 17, 2017
Perham family welcomes newborn
Tristan Adam Wike, son of Aaron and Cassandra (Skillings) Wike, Perham, was born May 8, 2017, at Perham Health in Perham. He weighed 7 pounds,...
May 17, 2017 - 11:13am
May 11, 2017
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, April 25 At 7:45 a.m. five mailboxes were found smashed along the 17000 block of Disse Road in Detroit Lakes. At 10:53 a.m. a chainsaw was stolen from the 19000 block of County Road 131 in Detroit Lakes. At 11:27 p.m. a caller reported someone burning garbage on the corner...
May 11, 2017 - 9:40am
Let's just admit it, kids can be a tad...lazy: Day of Caring is even better for them than it is for others
It isn't easy raising selfless kids these days. The world is being set up to make everything in life less tasking and instantly gratifying. We, as adults, have created this world for our kids (and this is generally speaking) where we too often give them so much without requiring that...
May 11, 2017 - 9:28am
May 8, 2017
'This is a serious time for serious people': Boys & Girls Club celebration features challenges, coveted award
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Detroit Lakes & Perham are doing some great things, as the burgeoning membership at both sites will attest. On Thursday...
May 8, 2017 - 8:49am
April 29, 2017
Perham's Papacito's permeates Detroit Lakes
Papacito's Burritos is on a roll. The little build-your-own-burrito joint inside the Perham BP gas station has seen nothing but growth since...
April 29, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 27, 2017
One-car rollover between Perham, New York Mills ends in injury
Road conditions were icy just after 7 a.m. Wednesday when Robert Kyle Wiggins, 38, of New York Mills, lost control of the Trail Blazer he was...
April 27, 2017 - 10:50am
April 26, 2017
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Saying it was a huge decision to make after 45 years in the grocery business, Dean Simpson of Dean's Country Market, with store locations in...
April 26, 2017 - 10:22am
April 25, 2017
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Saying it was a huge decision to make after 45 years in the grocery business, Dean Simpson of Dean’s Country Market, with store locations in...
April 25, 2017 - 11:02am
April 24, 2017
Raider track teams compete at Anderson-Cole Invite
The Lake Park-Audubon track and field teams competed Friday in Perham at the Anderson-Cole Invite. Mackenzie Ehlers and Lily Peterson led the...
April 24, 2017 - 2:27pm
April 4, 2017
The future of medicine is here: Sanford hires integrated health therapist who will "video chat" with patients at area clinics
Mental health services can be hard to come by—that's where a system-wide mental health grant at Sanford comes in. Five years ago, Sanford was awarded a grant to "explore the impact of mental health therapists," that came with a triple aim: 1) to improve health outcomes, 2) to...
April 4, 2017 - 10:00am
March 16, 2017
Perham father reunited with daughter who went missing
PERHAM, Minn. — After 46 days, a Perham father is back at home with his daughter after he said the 6-year-old was taken by her mother. Brian...
March 16, 2017 - 9:12am
March 12, 2017
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
The last couple of years this time of year (as we clear fish houses off the lakes and near the end of the ice season), I have written about my frustration with the messes left on the ice. This year, our area lakes seem to have been left in better shape than the past several years....
March 12, 2017 - 5:00am
March 10, 2017
Hospice of Red River Valley offers free community grief program for adults in DL, Perham
Hospice of the Red River Valley is offering a free educational program for adults in Detroit Lakes and Perham. When a friend loses a loved one through death, we struggle to know what to do. Working through grief involves accepting the loss, experiencing the pain of that loss, and...
March 10, 2017 - 2:00pm