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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
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
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
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
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Sheena Marie Butcher
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
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
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
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
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
Severe Weather Announcements (5)
September 16, 2009
Boater disrupts Lodge on Lake wedding
Hi. My wife and I had the pleasure of attending a wedding this past weekend at The Lodge on the Lake. It was a beautiful setting for a fall wedding. The sun was shining nicely, as it warmed to 80 degrees in September! The setting was nice, with the lake nearly perfect, as there...
September 16, 2009 - 11:35am
September 10, 2009
Plymouth man dies in Big Pine Lake accident
A water skier died Sunday after going under the water due to a medical condition while on Big Pine Lake. Scott Larson, 49, of Plymouth, died later that day after being taken via ambulance to Perham Memorial Hospital. Larson died on his birthday, according to his obituary. Perham...
September 10, 2009 - 1:00pm
August 28, 2009
No camping policy on tax-forfeited lakeshore
Becker County's Natural Resources Management office administers nearly 75,000 acres of tax-forfeited lands in the county. No formal policy has previously existed to regulate the recreational use of those lands; the county has basically followed state policy guidelines, according...
August 28, 2009 - 4:40pm
August 21, 2009
Women's bike trip offered at Itasca Park
Women who want to experience biking the trails of Itasca State Park are invited to attend the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Becoming An Outdoors Woman (BOW) biking and geocaching weekend, Aug. 22 -23. The event includes biking Wilderness Drive and naturalist led...
August 21, 2009 - 1:48pm
August 20, 2009
Beardsley Half Marathon
Local legend and world-renowned runner Dick Beardsley will once again take to the track in his Half Marathon & 5K on Saturday, September 12. Beardsley,...
August 20, 2009 - 12:28pm
August 19, 2009
Itasca to host bike tour
Bike through Minnesota's oldest state park on the Tour De Pines Bike Tour Bike Tour of Itasca State Park, presented by the Mississippi Headwaters Hostel Park Rapids. Hostelling International, operators of the Mississippi Headwaters Hostel in Itasca State Park, invite bicyclists...
August 19, 2009 - 11:04am
August 10, 2009
Menahga public hearing may turn into ATV rally
MENAHGA - In addition to attending a public hearing in Menahga on Monday night, citizens will load up their ATVs and park outside of City Hall.
August 10, 2009 - 9:40am
August 5, 2009
Thistle Run is Aug. 15-16
The Thistle Down Run endurance horse ride in Frazee starts at 6 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15-16. There will be 50- and 25-mile endurance and competitive rides, with a Sunday 8-mile novice ride. Ride headquarters is 5.5 miles east of the Detroit Lakes Holiday Inn on Hwy. 10....
August 5, 2009 - 1:25pm
July 31, 2009
Parrot's Boats & Bars
For the fourth year, the Lakes Area Parrot Heads is not only having a good time with cruising the waters of Detroit Lake, but also raising money...
July 31, 2009 - 10:59am
Swim, bike, run
Maybe you've spent your summer lazing around and need a kick to energize you into action. Perhaps you've been training for years and need a venue...
July 31, 2009 - 10:55am
July 24, 2009
Detroit Lakes, Frazee bike trail supporters want project to start next year
If it's up to Detroit Lakes and Frazee officials (and residents), a portion of the Heartland Trail extension project will take place next year.
July 24, 2009 - 9:05pm
July 7, 2009
ATV accident kills Foley woman
Authorities have identified a woman who died when the all-terrain vehicle she was riding on crashed into a tree in central Minnesota. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said Kayla Lien, 19, Foley, Minn., died of blunt-force injuries Thursday. The Benton County Sheriff's office...
July 7, 2009 - 10:05am
July 6, 2009
Minnesota to Louisiana rafting trip frames documentary
BEMIDJI - Ryan Jeanes and Phillip Hulquist have made a pact to experience the world in ways few have seen it. And as documentary filmmakers,...
July 6, 2009 - 10:58am
June 11, 2009
Charges dropped in Wadena snowmobile stalking case
WADENA - Stalking and harassment charges were dismissed against three young men accused of following and intimidating two 18-year-olds on snowmobiles on Jan. 20 in Wadena and Verndale. The three men in the pickup said the snowmobiles had sprayed rocks on their vehicle, according...
June 11, 2009 - 9:45am
June 9, 2009
Man accused of stealing ATV, leading police on chase
Robert James Azure, 35, of 36418 Wolf Clan Drive, White Earth has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felonies -- fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle and theft of a motor vehicle -- and two gross misdemeanors -- DWI with a blood alcohol level of .08 or more...
June 9, 2009 - 1:48pm