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Hockey players guilty, not labeled sex offenders
Rural Osage home heavily damaged after chimney fire
30 days in jail for drugs
Becker County Sheriff says stay off ice
Red Kettle Campaign begins Monday
Lakers roll over Nuggets in Hawley
Lakers have chances, but drop home opener to Otters
Lakers hold Bemidji at bay in season opener
Young Lakers compete at state swimming prelims
Big goals for Laker boys hockey
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Stevenson participating in Concordia College Christmas concerts
Top 10 turkey tips from Tony
How to prep your table for Thanksgiving dinner
Friends & Neighbors
New physician ass’t joins St. Mary’s ER
New name for Rural Assistance Center
Gas below $2, may go lower
Gardening calendars from Extension Office
The Nines moves into historic DL location
Trees on parade: Lake Park festival opens Thursday
Savor Thanksgiving traditions
Give the gift of books this holiday season
Caravan du Nord stop in DL to include workshops
Holy Rosary holding pie sale this week
Esther M. Nelson
Leila Elizabeth Wokasch
Otto "Fred" Fredrich Kratzke
Leroy "Trapper" Johnson
In Minnesota, we’re smart and taxed
Denying refugees is against Western values
To defeat ISIS, humiliate it first
Nobody knows you when you’re down and out
Legislature needs to get local government aid on track
8-year-old lands 55-inch muskie during birthday trip
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Hard-water season approaching quickly
Solitude of a prairie bison exemplifies a huge injustice
DNR seeks comments on muskie lake management
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
May 2, 2015
Are you ready, really ready, to launch?
With May on the horizon and nicer weather surely ahead, many are itching to get out boating. But there are things boaters should be thinking about now before hitting the water. They should be inspecting their boats and equipment to make sure they are in working order, as well...
opinion / editorials
May 2, 2015 - 5:25am
April 18, 2015
Bike Rodeo in DL teaches kids safety
Kids, get ready to learn more about bikes and bike safety. The fifth annual Bike Rodeo, hosted by the Detroit Lakes Active Living Committee,...
entertainment / events
April 18, 2015 - 5:35am
March 14, 2015
Marquart advances rail debate
The initial reaction to Rep. Paul Marquart’s, DFL-Dilworth, oil train safety proposal is Republican anti-tax boilerplate. While giving lip service to the need to improve rail safety as it applies to oil trains rumbling through Minnesota communities, Republican leaders in the House...
opinion / editorials
March 14, 2015 - 5:55am
January 2, 2015
Minn. study: Millions needed for rail safety
Minnesota needs to spend $244 million to improve railroad crossing safety where oil trains cross the state, the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
News / government
January 2, 2015 - 2:07pm
MnDOT study prioritizes railway safety improvements
Safety improvements at highway/rail grade crossings along crude-by-rail corridors are the focus of a Minnesota Department of Transportation study that identifies locations where improvements will make the transport of oil safer for residents, workers and emergency responders. The...
News / government
January 2, 2015 - 1:34pm
December 12, 2014
SD yanks 'Don’t Jerk and Drive' campaign
A public safety campaign in South Dakota backfired when officials heard its “Don’t Jerk and Drive” push and forced them to pull the ad. Officials...
December 12, 2014 - 11:33am
December 6, 2014
Drive safely this snowmobile season
As another snowmobile season gets underway, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages snowmobilers to get this season off to a smooth, safe start. Snowmobile trails in Minnesota opened Dec. 1. Minnesota residents born after Dec. 31, 1976, must complete a DNR snowmobile...
outdoors / DNR
December 6, 2014 - 7:30am
November 19, 2014
Watchdog lists '10 worst' holiday toys
BOSTON - A plastic battle hammer for 3-year-olds, a glow-in-the-dark bow and arrow set, and a pencil that doubles as a slingshot are on the short...
November 19, 2014 - 12:50pm
June 6, 2014
ATV safety week in June 8-15
Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed June 8-15 as all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety week in Minnesota. More than 600,000 ATVs are used by Minnesotans for outdoor recreation and to support their daily livelihood. State law requires anyone born after July 1, 1987, to have a certificate...
June 6, 2014 - 2:03pm
MnDOT seeking input on state highway safety plan
The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites public comment on the draft Minnesota Strategic Highway Safety Plan, a comprehensive policy plan that provides insight and direction on how to reduce traffic-related crashes. The public comment period is open from June 9 until...
June 6, 2014 - 11:00am