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Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
In-home daycare providers particularly feeling the stress of new regulations
Introducing the Ice Harvest 440: CMPR vintage sled races coming to Little Detroit Lake Feb. 24
Missing 27-year-old pregnant woman found dead in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Tips to make being on ice safer
Hibbert extends points lead at Eastern National
DL PeeWee A’s advance to Regions
Perham’s Lopez seals section title over DL
U.S. women's hockey team breezes past Finland, will play for gold
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
Lakeshirts announces annual profit share
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Hildur "Peg" Coen
Leo Riegert Sr.
Jerome H. Hunke
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
Severe Weather Announcements (10)
Formula puts child protection funds at risk
A new formula allocating funds for the protection of children and vulnerable adults has Hubbard County officials concerned it could cause more government intrusion into families' lives and result in fewer dollars to counties that take a more cautious approach. The Social Services...
May 20, 2012 - 12:45am
March 23, 2012
No need to speed: Traffic deaths up on North Dakota, Minnesota roads
Excessive speed and failure to wear seatbelts have killed more people on Minnesota roads through the first 11 weeks of the year, according to the state Department of Public Safety. To date, there have been 66 traffic deaths, up 47 percent from the same period last year when there...
March 23, 2012 - 6:55am
July 8, 2011
MINNESOTA SHUTDOWN: 'We want to work for Minnesota'
CROOKSTON - Robert Goosen said he's been in this situation before. "I guess I'm kind of used to getting laid off," he said. He chuckled as he...
July 8, 2011 - 8:10am
December 30, 2008
Woman sentenced for public fornication
A woman charged with having sex in a Hankinson bar has been given the same sentence as her male partner, but a judge also ordered that she undergo a psychiatric evaluation. Richland County prosecutors say 21-year-old Adriane Diede, of Breckenridge, Minn., and 23-year-old Joshua Fenske...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 4, 2008
Public sex in Hankinson bar leads city council to decide bar should close for week, serve two years probation
HANKINSON, N.D. - The City Council here unanimously decided that a bar owner must close his business for a week starting Saturday, serve two years of probation and pay the city's legal fees as punishment after two 21-year-old patrons were charged with having public drunken sex in...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Prairie Public Radio news team honored with ND?award
Prairie Public Broadcasting's radio staff has been honored with four first- and three second-place 2007 North Dakota Associated Press Broadcasters Association awards. The non-profit network's news department received first-place awards for "Higher Ed" in the Political Reporting...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Detroit Lakes Public Library offers new monthly book club for adults
The Detroit Lakes Library offers a monthly book discussion group each fall. Book discussion groups are a great way to get to know other people in the community, discuss ideas and learn from each other. Try reading the September book for discussion, "Mudbound" by Hillary Jordan....
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Pawlenty appoints public utility commissioner
Governor Tim Pawlenty announced the appointment of Betsy L. Wergin to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC). Wergin replaces LeRoy Koppendrayer as a member of the Commission to complete a six-year term that expires on January 4, 2010. The Governor has also designated current...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
July 13, 2008
Becker County again hurt by state buck-passing
It's enough to give a county commissioner a headache: State budget cuts have once again fallen on Becker County's head. Faced with a $3.8 million deficit for fiscal year 2009 (which started this month), the State Board of Public Defense decided to quit providing public defenders...
July 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 3, 2008
Quality teachers? A gifted and talented program? An enhanced music program? Public meeting brings out priorities for DL school district
Members of the Detroit Lakes community had a chance to express their concerns about the district Monday night, and the outcome was fairly predictable -- with a few surprising concerns thrown in. About 25 community members gathered in the Holmes Ballroom to be a part of the strategic...
June 3, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Public planning session for Detroit Lakes School District is Monday
The Detroit Lakes school district is looking to make some changes for the future - and it wants the community to comment. Although the school board puts together a strategic plan every five years or so, Superintendent Doug Froke said the most recent one, which was scheduled to...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
Editorial: Legislature should do all its work in public
For 12 of the past 14 weeks, the Minnesota Legislature got high marks for operating in a way that was easy for the public to follow, if not always understand. Bills were posted in public. Hearings were well publicized and open to those who sought to observe or testify. Floor debates...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
May 11, 2008
Remmen awarded $1,000
Grant Remmen is a recipient of a $1,000 Missouri River Energy Services scholarship. Grant is a 2008 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School and the son of Larry and Kellie Remmen. He plans to attend the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities. Graduating high school seniors whose...
May 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
Detroit Lakes Public Works scoops up a load of kids
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am
March 26, 2008
Letter - Letter carriers: public needs to keep DL sidewalks clean
DETROIT LAKES - The Detroit Lakes City Letter Carriers Union would like to respond to some issues brought up in an article dated March 12, about the proposed city ordinance on removing snow from the public sidewalks in residential areas. The first and biggest issue is that these...
March 26, 2008 - 12:00am