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Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
Free press group: 'Trump presidency represents threat to press freedom unknown in modern history'
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
May 21, 2015
Minneapolis cop indicted for unreasonable force while off duty
MINNEAPOLIS – An officer of the Minneapolis Police Department has been indicted after two reported instances of him using unreasonable force in assaulting four people while off duty. Michael Lewis Griffin, 40, is also charged with falsifying records and lying to investigators,...
May 21, 2015 - 8:48am
May 20, 2015
Body found in Little Detroit Lake shows no sign of foul play
No foul play is suspected in the death of a Detroit Lakes man whose body was recovered from Little Detroit Lake on Friday. The body of Markus Fales, 33, was found in about six feet of water straight out from the Pavilion. He was fully clothed and there were no visible injuries...
May 20, 2015 - 12:30pm
May 19, 2015
Lake Park asking for cop coverage
Lake Park Police Chief Jay Nelson retired on Friday, and the city is now looking into how best to provide policing services to the community. The city is considering several options, including replacing the police chief; contracting with the Becker County Sheriff’s Office to...
May 19, 2015 - 9:34am
May 6, 2015
DL officer injured subduing suspect
Monday late afternoon’s call for help did not turn out to be a great one for Detroit Lakes Police Officer Joseph Sternhagen. At about 5:40 p.m., the police department got a call from a woman who said a man outside her house was stalking and harassing her. Officers Sternhagen...
May 6, 2015 - 1:15pm
May 1, 2015
Husband upset with wife drives SUV through his house
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. -- A Cottage Grove man drove his SUV through his house early Wednesday morning after a fight with his wife, police said. Michael Aaby, 38, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and domestic assault. He's jailed and awaiting charges. According to Cottage...
May 1, 2015 - 8:39am
Slain Minn. officer was suing employer
MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn.—At the time of Scott Patrick's murder, the Mendota Heights police officer was in the midst of a lawsuit in which he...
May 1, 2015 - 8:33am
April 22, 2015
Gunman called his mother during fatal standoff with St. Paul police
A 28-year-old man fatally shot by St. Paul police last month was on the phone with his mother during his standoff and said he feared officers would kill him, according to a 911 transcript. Police had been called to a report of an armed man in the area of White Bear and Wilson avenues...
April 22, 2015 - 4:16pm
April 8, 2015
Counterfeit bills and other scams
The same counterfeit money that has been popping up in the Fargo-Moorhead area is also beginning to circulate in Detroit Lakes — that’s according to Detroit Lakes police, who say they’ve collected some of the fake money from Subway and Lakes Liquor so far. The bills are smaller...
April 8, 2015 - 12:30pm
March 17, 2015
St. Paul man wielding assault rifle killed by police
ST. PAUL -- Wearing an armored vest, a St. Paul man hugged and kissed the woman he lived with before engaging in an hour-long police standoff...
March 17, 2015 - 11:02am
March 10, 2015
House OKs 'blue alert' to catch police attackers
ST. PAUL -- Suspects in police attacks could be caught quicker if statewide alerts were issued, the Minnesota House decided Monday. Representatives voted 129-0 to establish a "blue alert" program to notify the public when a law enforcement officer is killed or seriously injured. "This...
March 10, 2015 - 5:10am
March 1, 2015
DL man sentenced for threatening cop
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced to 23 months in prison after continuing to threaten the life of a Detroit Lakes police officer after he arrested him. Burt Gregory Alan Stover, 39, was found guilty of felony terroristic threats after an incident that occurred on Oct. 22 of last...
March 1, 2015 - 5:50am
February 20, 2015
Senators consider police body camera privacy issues
ST. PAUL -- The national debate about how much police body camera video is public landed in the Minnesota spotlight Thursday. A bill a Senate...
February 20, 2015 - 8:16am
February 5, 2015
Authorities find missing Sauk Rapids woman
SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. – The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has found a missing Sauk Rapids woman with mental health issues. The...
February 5, 2015 - 10:51am
January 29, 2015
Local man is sentenced to over 13 years in prison
A Detroit Lakes man has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison after throwing drugs out of his car while fleeing a police officer. Eric Christopher Bakke, 34, was first charged with two felonies of fleeing a police officer in a vehicle and driving after cancellation. Charges...
January 29, 2015 - 11:00am
January 27, 2015
New Hope councilman followed ‘cop instinct’ in shooting
NEW HOPE, Minn. -- As a 68-year-old gunman shot at a group of police officers outside New Hope's city council chambers, the people inside the room had a cool presence keeping order in former cop John Elder. "Get down and stay down," Elder said, his words captured on a cable-access...
January 27, 2015 - 8:53pm