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DL cop, ex-convict facing off in court: Both allege years of harassment, both seek restraining orders
Four charged in White Earth heroin investigation
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Laker gymnasts four-peat at state
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
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
Francis R. "Butch" Bellanger
Merlin V. Thompson
Sheena Marie Butcher
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
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
December 15, 2016
Gas prices still on the rise
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.04/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.9 cents per gallon in...
December 15, 2016 - 8:00am
December 9, 2016
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Author Jerry Mevissen will read from his newest book, "That Reminds Me," on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. at An Open Book in Wadena. "The Reminds Me" is a collection of stories, poems, essays, and one-scene plays that illuminate small town life in northern Minnesota. Set in the distinctive...
December 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
December 8, 2016
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 5.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.03/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.4 cents per gallon in...
December 8, 2016 - 6:00pm
Crime & Accidents
Wednesday, Nov. 23 At 9:20 a.m. a caller reported smoke coming from a garage on the 1300 block of East Shore Drive. At 9:03 p.m. a vehicle's tires were slashed on the 400 block of East State Street in Detroit Lakes. Thursday, Nov. 24 At 7:27 a.m. an ATM machine was stolen from Cormorant...
December 8, 2016 - 3:00pm
December 6, 2016
Welcome to Ruby's Pantry
At the grocery store, $20 may not buy a lot these days, but at Ruby's pantry, it will yield two baskets of food. Ruby's Pantry is a rural food...
December 6, 2016 - 11:17am
December 5, 2016
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
Several of the lakes area's four-legged denizens will be strutting their stuff on the runway this Friday, Dec. 9 at the Historic Holmes Theatre,...
December 5, 2016 - 8:00am
December 4, 2016
There's an app for that?: Scammers are have figured out how to ‘spoof’ local, business phone numbers
When Park Rapids woman, Stephanie Kern, received a call a few weeks ago, she answered, not thinking much of it. The caller ID had said it was...
December 4, 2016 - 10:00am
December 1, 2016
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
If it seems a little confusing, all the signs for different businesses on one Washington Avenue building, it may be time to get it straightened...
December 1, 2016 - 1:00pm
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.97/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the...
December 1, 2016 - 5:00am
November 30, 2016
MnDOT releases statewide freight system plan
The Minnesota Department of Transportation released the 2016 Statewide Freight System Plan, which guides the agency and its partners in preserving and improving the state's freight transportation system. The freight plan describes the state's current freight system and its role in...
November 30, 2016 - 7:00pm
LP-A school points 'North': School board appoints Audubon woman to fill seat vacated by resignation
Though she did not win one of the five open seats on the Lake Park-Audubon School Board in the Nov. 8 general election, Amanda "Mande" North...
November 30, 2016 - 5:00pm
November 26, 2016
Crime and accidents
Wednesday, Nov. 9 At 11:01 a.m. a phone and an e-cigarette were stolen from a motor vehicle while it was parked beside Jimmy John's. At 12:12 p.m. a caller reported items had been taken from a motor vehicle while it was parked at the Detroit Lakes Public Library. At 1:39 p.m. a caller...
November 26, 2016 - 9:44am
November 17, 2016
Crime & Accidents
Friday, Nov. 4 At 11:23 a.m. a caller reported a theft on the 100 block of Meadow Lane, where a FedEx package was opened, and the contents were removed, leaving the box behind. The caller reported the stolen item had a value of $65. At 12:25 p.m. a caller reported a lock had been...
November 17, 2016 - 8:49am
Doors open to another clothing store in DL
The old Sound Shop has now been remodeled and transformed into Emma Jean's Boutique, which opened it's doors to the public Oct. 1, selling clothing...
November 17, 2016 - 8:18am
November 16, 2016
Ballerini performs at Shooting Star Friday: Lots to do around the lakes area this weekend
Academy of Country Music Award winner Kelsea Ballerini will perform live at Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center this Friday,...
November 16, 2016 - 9:24am