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Full ride to pharmacy school: Waubun senior 'wins the lottery' with Cultural Diversity Scholarship
Sheriff's airboat rescues 2 ice fishermen on Height of Land Lake
Ready to turn in his keys: After 20 years, Berenz to retire as Food Pantry director
To the Rezcue!: Stray dogs ran rampant on White Earth ... until now
At a dead end: Moorhead joyrider arrested after high-speed chase ends in DL
Tags: Detroit Lakes
Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
Keeping active is important at any age
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Friends & Neighbors
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
Martin E. Cox
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
Sheriff's airboat rescues 2 ice fishermen on Height of Land Lake
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
March 2, 2017
Perham man accused of felony check forgery
Robert Louis Czeck, 38, of Perham has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony check forgery. According to court records, on Dec. 16 a man reported to Detroit Lakes police that a check had been forged on his account. On dec. 12 he had used a check to pay Czeck for...
March 2, 2017 - 10:00am
February 25, 2017
Letter: Trump is my president
I find it interesting on how the Liberals are stating facts about Trump that they get from CNN and make it sound like they were in a WH briefing. I can state some facts. I had (5) TRUMP signs stolen by Hillary babies that trespassed on my property, but they took the HIGH road! They...
February 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 23, 2017
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
As a community-based provider, Arvig takes pride in giving back—over the last 10 years, its local contributions have totaled nearly $5 million. In 2016, the company donated more than $450,000 to a variety of organizations, fundraising events, sponsorships, schools, scholarships,...
February 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 16, 2017
Perham teen missing since late January has been found
OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. - The Otter Tail County Sheriff's office says a missing teenager has been found safe. Sixteen-year-old Lucia Garcia...
February 16, 2017 - 9:58am
January 31, 2017
Perham woman sentenced for assaulting mother
Miranda June Sweet, 34, of 356 Second St. N.E., Perham, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony domestic assault. A gross misdemeanor charge of obstructing the legal process was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records, in Detroit Lakes on Sept....
January 31, 2017 - 9:00am
January 26, 2017
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal Service
Steve's Sanitation of Perham has purchased Jon & Son's Disposal Service of Detroit Lakes. The sale became effective Jan. 1, and the final papers...
January 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
January 20, 2017
Arvig begins search for scholarship applicants
Arvig is pleased to announce three scholarship opportunities available to students who live within the Arvig service area: a $2,500 scholarship from the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS); a $2,000 scholarship from the Minnesota Telecom Alliance (MTA) Foundation; and $3,000 from the...
January 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 9, 2017
Hornets second at KLN round robin
Reetz records 175th career victory
January 9, 2017 - 10:41am
December 30, 2016
Woman hurt when her Honda Civic rolls while trying to pass MnDOT truck near Perham
A Baxter woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries Thursday after her Honda Civic went into the ditch while trying to pass a MnDOT truck on Highway 10 west of Perham. Alexandria A. Erickson, 23, of Baxter was taken to Perham Memorial Hospital, according to the State Patrol. She...
December 30, 2016 - 1:09pm
Driver seriously hurt when pickup spins out on icy Highway 10 west of Perham
The driver of a 2001 Ford Ranger suffered serious injuries after the pickup truck spun out on an icy Highway 10 west of Perham late Wednesday evening. The name of the driver and related information will not be released until Friday, according to the State Patrol. The Ford Ranger was...
December 30, 2016 - 12:59pm
December 28, 2016
Rural Perham man injured when fish house fire spreads to nearby homes
PERHAM, Minn.—A rural Perham man was injured Sunday, Dec. 25, when a fish house fire spread to nearby residences. According to a report released by the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office: Perham area fire crews and members of the sheriff's office were called about 6:30 a.m....
December 28, 2016 - 10:06am
December 19, 2016
Truck goes through ice near Perham
Near Perham, Minn (WDAY/WDAZ-TV)--A truck went through the ice Saturday near Perham. The Ottertail County Sheriff's Department says the Ford...
December 19, 2016 - 9:48am