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DL School Board approves $39 million budget for FY 2018
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner starts 'A Little Summer Fun' to keep town alive
Collin Peterson to speak at health care forum in DL
Sanford bash for 15,000: Concert featuring Fergie, Lionel Richie, marks completion of nearly $500 million hospital
Snake hiding in engine pops out at driver on Interstate 29
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State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
Angels fall at Pelican Rapids
Busker, Herzog top five at Duluth Jr. PGA
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Bakko family welcomes son
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Rock of the 70s Tour comes to Shooting Star June 23: Iconic bands to take the stage in Mahnomen for one night only
Richard M. Lynch
LilyAnn Evelyn (Flermoen) Roed
James Ray Peach
Warren C. Koester
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Sen. Al Franken column: Healthcare plan would hammer Minnesota and Becker County
Letter: Vaping can help people quit smoking
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
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
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'
Pine to Palm
July 31, 2016
White Earth Police Department employs two K-9 units to help sniff out drugs and fight crime
Brixx lies crouched down in the shade of a large tree in the backyard of his home — his thick, black fur blending in with the darkness of the...
July 31, 2016 - 5:55am
July 27, 2016
Gas leak reported at Thrift Store
Detroit Lakes Police Department, Rescue Team and Fire Department responded Wednesday around noon to the Boys and Girls Thrift Store on U.S. Highway...
July 27, 2016 - 12:31pm
July 24, 2016
Area cops feeling public’s support
They don’t do it for the recognition, but the local police and sheriff’s departments have been receiving an awful lot of thank you’s in...
July 24, 2016 - 5:30am
July 20, 2016
Young Explorers program gives local teens an up-close look at the job of law enforcement
Meet a few of the teens taking advantage of the Young Explorers police shadowing program: AJ St. Clair and Breanna Warren, two juniors at Waubun...
July 20, 2016 - 10:44am
July 6, 2016
Tribal police launch new speeding blitz
The White Earth Police Department has launched a tough new speed enforcement blitz for the White Earth Nation under the tagline: “Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine.” The intensified enforcement effort against speeding drivers underscores the severity of the problem both locally and...
July 6, 2016 - 11:36am
June 26, 2016
DL Police Department auctioning off found items
The Detroit Lakes Police Department is auctioning off found items--mostly bicycles--on do-bid.com. The auction, which only offers online bidding, is open now and will begin closing Monday, June 27 at 7 p.m. The online bidding will offer extended bidding, however. An item will remain...
June 26, 2016 - 5:25am
June 1, 2016
Dayton signs police body camera bill, but not all pleased
ST. PAUL -- Amid four hours of testimony on a bill about how and when Minnesota’s police forces can use body cameras — a bill signed into law Tuesday — was a telling moment. A flash of passion from a longtime law enforcement officer, sitting on a key state legislative committee...
June 1, 2016 - 9:14am
May 15, 2016
DL police chief set to retire soon
Tim Eggebraaten, who has served as the chief of police at the Detroit Lakes Police Department for nearly five years, has announced that he will...
May 15, 2016 - 5:50am
April 13, 2016
DL police identify both men in mysterious death case
Mission accomplished. Detroit Lakes Police, who asked for the public’s help in identifying the two men they believe may have the answers in...
April 13, 2016 - 11:30am
April 3, 2016
Cops and kids to start training class
What is it really like to be a cop around these parts? Local high school students interested in law enforcement will soon have the opportunity to get a sneak peek into that world, as local officers are putting together a youth explorer program designed to show them just that. The...
April 3, 2016 - 5:40am
March 30, 2016
Hennepin County attorney: No charges for officers in shooting of Jamar Clark
MINNEAPOLIS -- There will be no charges against the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the November shooting of Jamar Clark, the Hennepin...
March 30, 2016 - 11:38am
March 17, 2016
Police shoot, kill armed man outside Burnsville, MN, McDonald’s
BURNSVILLE, Minn. -- Burnsville police shot a man to death outside a McDonald’s in the Twin Cities suburb Thursday morning, May 17, the department...
March 17, 2016 - 2:45pm
March 16, 2016
St. Paul police on ISIS hit list
The names of a handful of St. Paul police officers are on a list of Minnesota officers reportedly posted by a group of hackers affiliated with ISIS, the city’s police department said Tuesday. A news website called it a “kill list.” “We’re aware of the list, and any St. Paul...
March 16, 2016 - 11:10am
March 14, 2016
Dayton takings apps for MN police board; four spots to be filled
Gov. Mark Dayton is encouraging all eligible Minnesotans to apply for one of the four current vacancies on the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST Board). The following seats expired on Jan. 4, and, in accordance with Minnesota Statute, will be appointed by June 30....
March 14, 2016 - 5:35am
February 18, 2016
St. Paul cop resigns over ‘run them over’ comment about protesters
ST. PAUL – A St. Paul police sergeant resigned Wednesday after he apologized last month for posting on Facebook “Run them over” in advance of a Black Lives Matter St. Paul march. An internal affairs investigation into Sgt. Jeffrey Rothecker was completed, but his resignation...
February 18, 2016 - 8:08am