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Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
Good luck at State, Raiders!
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
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
Wednesday matters: Everyday prayers
Column: Beware of "Can you hear me?" scam calls
Friends & Neighbors
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
L&M Fleet Supply earns honor from Cub Cadet as one of the top dealers in America
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
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Ronald "Sam" F. Samuelson
Donna Mae Graffis
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
December 28, 2014
Snowmobile racing returns to DL Saturday
A lack of snow on the ground won’t be an issue when the J & K Marine Beach Bar 200 snowmobile races return to the ice of Big Detroit Lake...
December 28, 2014 - 9:00am
July 23, 2014
Ulen man excels in truck racing
There’s not a trace of racing in his blood, but that has not stopped Cody Erickson. “My dad doesn’t know a thing about racing,” Erickson said. “I picked it up over the last 10 years. When you’re interested in something, you try that much harder and try to learn and...
July 23, 2014 - 9:30am
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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