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The kibosh put on Becker County-Hubbard jail plans
Bids rejected for second time: Washington on hold
Tram will stay closed
She's coming home: Remains a match with lost woman
Busy but tame July 4 weekend
Young DL tracksters excel at Hershey meet
Herzog ends DL career in All-Star game as North’s offensive MVP
Legion Baseball: Alexandria takes two from DL
Lack of offense sinks Angels in 7-2 loss to Perham
Minnesota Wild’s Parise draws a crowd at Cully’s Kids Celebrity Weekend event
In the Zone
Local students earn degrees at Bemidji State University
Ogema's Anderson graduates from Marquette University
Detroit Lakes' Ringwelski earns Concordia scholarship
Detroit Lakes' Kauffman graduates from Gustavus
Area students named to dean's list at Bemidji State University
Friends & Neighbors
Shelton, Lambert on 2015 WE Fest schedule
Summer Scene - July 2014
Tamarac Refuge: Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
Brad Laabs: Be respectful, helpful on the water this week
Blane Klemek: The moving whistle of the upland sandpiper is sweetness to hear
Ruffed grouse counts see increase
Brad Laabs: Fish like chasing fast bait; Make your presentation match
Blane Klemek: The black-billed cuckoo is a fascinating bird
D&D Appliance in DL wins Maytag competition
Shiny, new Cenex opens in Lake Park
Legal Helpers ordered to pay back MN consumers
Gas prices take post holiday dip...again
Marco partners with AGT in cloud-based video offering
Letter: WWI decisions the cause of Mid East fighting today
Letter: Green: ‘I urged legislature to take balanced approach’
New restrictions on e-cigarettes
Lynn Hummel: The curse of the mom jeans
Unmanned aircraft advocates get a Leafy Spurge
Detroit Lakes' Caroline Smith to play Basilica Block Party
Northwest Water Carnival gets underway Friday
Genealogy workshop in Perham
Pioneer Village group hopes to "Refresh the Fest" Aug. 16
LRAC will host its inaugural "Arts Resource Fair" Aug. 16 in Fergus Falls
January 8, 2014
Subzero temps don’t stop racers from taking to Detroit Lakes’ ice
After blizzard conditions swept through the lakes area Friday night, it looked like the J&K Marine Beach Bar 200 USXC Late Model Cross Country Snowmobile Races, set for Saturday morning in Detroit Lakes, might be in jeopardy. “When I went to bed Friday night, I was wondering...
January 8, 2014 - 7:00am
November 17, 2013
Jimmie Johnson captures sixth Sprint Cup title
The Sports Xchange, By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Denny Hamlin found redemption for a lost season, as Jimmie Johnson advanced to the threshold of legend. Sidelined for four races with a broken back earlier in the season, Hamlin took the checkered flag...
November 17, 2013 - 6:00pm
August 28, 2013
Ojibwe Forests Rally national event a big hit in Detroit Lakes
Hoonigan Racing’s Ken Block and Alex Gelsomino built a commanding lead at the Ojibwe Forests Rally in Detroit Lakes on Aug. 23-24, and finished first overall – the first ever career Ojibwe Forests Rally victory for Block and his third straight overall win in the Rally America...
August 28, 2013 - 10:52am
Laddies Loppet returns
Laddies Loppet, a mountain bike stage race held annually at Maplelag Resort near Callaway, is going on its eighth year as part of the Minnesota Mountain Bike Series this Labor Day weekend. The race, which will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 31-Sept. 1, was named Race of...
entertainment / events
August 28, 2013 - 9:32am
August 17, 2013
Drivers prep for Ojibwe Forests Road Rally
Get geared up for the return of the Ojibwe Forests Road Rally, revving into the area with races on Friday, Aug. 23 and Saturday, Aug. 24. According to race coordinator Erick Nelson, the event has been held annually for more than 30 years and took place in Bemidji for a majority...
entertainment / events
August 17, 2013 - 11:00am
July 5, 2013
The R.R.K.C provides an introduction to racing to youths...on a very fun level
It’s a gorgeous Monday evening at the Red River Fairgrounds in Fargo and the sound of racing engines and squealing tires curling around asphalt curves can be heard emanating through the humid air. These are not your typical racing sounds, though, but rather the inflections of...
July 5, 2013 - 8:50am
June 30, 2013
MCGA offers free admission to I-94 Speedway July 19
FERGUS FALLS — Last summer, record crowds took advantage of free admission and packed the grandstands at four sold-out “Jam the Stands” stock car racing events sponsored by the Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA). The promotion was such a success, MCGA and other local...
June 30, 2013 - 6:00pm
June 12, 2013
Sneak peek at vintage racing boat
Though his boat racing days may be behind him, Ross Rolshoven continues to indulge his love for the sport by collecting and restoring vintage boats. “I’ve been a vintage boat collector and restorer for probably 15 years now,” says the Grand Forks man, who has one of his more...
June 12, 2013 - 11:37am
September 10, 2012
Johnson of Glyndon wins feature at Buffalo River Race Park
GLYNDON, Minn. - Luke Johnson of Glyndon won both his heat and the feature in the pure stocks division at Buffalo River Race Park on Sunday. Other feature winners include: Rob VanMil of Barnesville, Minn. (mod four); Brian Oehlert of Alexandria, Minn. (hornets); Tim Brockhouse of...
September 10, 2012 - 8:57am
August 18, 2011
Fargo driver Donny Schatz nabs feature victory at home track with Tony Stewart on hand
WEST FARGO - Even with an Elvis impersonator in the building, Donny Schatz still found a way to show everyone who's really "The King." Fresh...
August 18, 2011 - 8:57am
June 24, 2011
Stewart entertains fans at Red River Valley Speedway
When Tony Stewart returns in August, maybe he needs to bring some candy, flowers and even a movie. Doing that could lead to the Red River Valley Speedway finally being kind to him. The two-time NASCAR champion's night had a surprising end on Thursday when he crashed in the second...
June 24, 2011 - 2:31pm
June 3, 2009
This weekend: Buddy Holly, rodeo, power boat racing
Thursday, June 4 Storytelling, music Come to the library at 2 p.m. to hear Appalachian music and storytelling with performer John Peterson. Kazoos will be available so kids can join in on the jug band fun. These programs are free and a part of "Be Creative @ Your Library," the...
entertainment / music / events / outdoors / sports / life
June 3, 2009 - 8:14am
June 21, 2008
Running in first
Nearly every week, Curt and Sharon Johnson will jump into the car and make the long drive from their 160-acre spread in Detroit Lakes to Shakopee. It takes four hours to cover the 220 miles from their door to the front entrance of Canterbury Park and the parking stall reserved just...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am