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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
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
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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
February 22, 2017
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
BTD Manufacturing supported the 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge for Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes by offering a $10,000 match challenge. Boys...
February 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 17, 2016
Golden couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary with a jump into icy waters
Fifty years ago this year, John and Joan Leikness took the plunge, getting married quickly while he was on leave from the army. Saturday, they...
February 17, 2016 - 11:30am
January 20, 2016
Polar plungers signing up for the big weekend in Detroit Lakes
The 20th annual Polar Fest Plunge is coming up soon, and people are already jumping into the fundraiser feet-first. “We’ve had a lot of people...
January 20, 2016 - 8:46am
February 12, 2015
Polar Plunge 'possibly' postponed in DL
According to information posted on the Detroit Lakes Polar Fest Facebook page this morning, the Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes is considering postponement of its popular Polar Fest Plunge events “due to the extremely cold temperatures forecast for this Saturday, Feb. 14.” “Our...
February 12, 2015 - 12:02pm
January 24, 2015
Start planning for Polar Fest Plunge
For 19 years, people have been raising their hands and raising eyebrows as they voluntarily jump into a freezing cold lake in the heart of a Minnesota winter. The Polar Fest Plunge in Detroit Lakes is set for Valentine’s Day this year — Feb. 14 at 1 p.m. Registration just...
January 24, 2015 - 12:00pm
January 19, 2014
Polar Plunge is coming up, commit now
Attention, community members! The time is now to sign up for the 18th annual Polar Fest Plunge, which is set for 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15 in Detroit Lakes. There are two reasons to sign up early, according to Sue Trnka, resource development director for the Detroit Lakes Boys...
January 19, 2014 - 1:00pm
February 18, 2009
The art of the Plunge
February 18, 2009 - 3:35pm
February 11, 2009
More Polar Fest fun starts Thursday in Detroit Lakes
If you find yourself at loose ends this weekend, it won't be due to a lack of things to do. Over the course of the next four days, Detroit Lakes' annual Polar Fest celebration will go out with a bang -- quite literally, in the case of Saturday's winter fireworks display on the...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Polar Plunge big draw at Bemidji's annual Brrrrmidji Polar Daze festival
BEMIDJI - With temperatures above zero, it was a balmy afternoon for Bemidji's annual Brrrrmidji Polar Daze festival compared to years past...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am