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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
Thomas Wayne Block
Sheena Marie Butcher
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
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 (7)
September 16, 2015
‘Run. I’m already dead’ Perham man warns fiancée after shooting
With a notarized eviction notice on his front door, Mike Marcell Jr. walked the 20 yards to his landlord’s home on the morning of Sept. 4 to...
September 16, 2015 - 9:33am
September 4, 2015
Tenant-landlord dispute in Perham leads to shooting
PERHAM, Minn. — A dispute between a landlord and his tenant got out of hand Friday morning when one person was shot, Otter Tail County Sheriff...
September 4, 2015 - 11:31am
August 11, 2015
Thief River Falls man in serious condition following shooting
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — After being shot twice in the chest, a Thief River Falls man was recovering in a Fargo hospital Monday, while prosecutors were still compiling charges against the alleged shooter. Ryan Houle, 28, was identified Monday as the man shot at about 2:40 a.m....
August 11, 2015 - 8:25am
July 7, 2015
Security guard who killed man in Twin Cities won’t be charged
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. -- Prosecutors will not press charges against a security guard who shot and killed a man after being attacked by a group outside the Stargate nightclub in Maplewood. The guard, an employee of JBM Patrol & Protection, acted within the law May 29 when he fatally...
July 7, 2015 - 1:28pm
June 26, 2015
Felton, Minn., man charged with accidentally shooting baby while cleaning gun
June 26, 2015 - 8:47am
Texas man accused in shooting that injured 22-month-old girl
The Clay County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Texas man in Moorhead Tuesday evening in connection with the shooting of a 22-month-old girl in Felton on Friday. Fernando Rocha, 24, of Weslaco, Texas, was arrested at about 5 p.m. Tuesday in south Moorhead on a charge of felony child...
June 26, 2015 - 5:20am
June 23, 2015
Man charged in Minneapolis shootings of mother, toddler
MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis gang member is charged with shooting a mother and child while firing at a rival’s SUV last week at a south Minneapolis park. The mother and 15-month-old child survived their wounds, but the child suffered permanent injuries to the intestine and bowels,...
June 23, 2015 - 8:56am
June 19, 2015
Police: Mother, daughter caught in crossfire in South Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- A woman and her 15-month-old daughter were injured Thursday afternoon in South Minneapolis when they were hit by gunfire intended for someone or something else, according to police. The shooting happened about 2:15 p.m. at the intersection of Park Avenue and Franklin...
June 19, 2015 - 9:13am
June 11, 2015
Crookston, Minn., man pleads guilty in officer shooting case
A Crookston man pleaded guilty to two attempted murder charges and six other charges Wednesday as part of a plea agreement. Michael Jon Perry,...
June 11, 2015 - 8:57am
June 4, 2015
Friesen leading DL trap team to state qualifier
Conference champion and senior Jona Friesen leads this season’s Detroit Lakes’ clay target team to state on a quest for his first state individual...
June 4, 2015 - 2:40pm
May 26, 2015
Airman identified as shooter in Grand Forks Wal-Mart
A 21-year-old airman has been identified as the shooter early this morning at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in south Grand Forks. Marcell Willis...
May 26, 2015 - 4:02pm
May 22, 2015
Black leaders decry ruling in fatal shooting by St. Paul police
ST. PAUL -- The St. Paul NAACP president said Thursday that he’s “deeply disappointed” a grand jury did not indict two police officers in the fatal shooting of Marcus Golden. But the head of the St. Paul police union said some in the community had rushed to judgment “with...
May 22, 2015 - 8:26am
May 15, 2015
Two dead in shooting at home near Walker, Minn.
The Cass County (Minn.) Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of two people at a residence on the shores of Leech Lake near Walker in northern Minnesota. The sheriff's office received a call at 7:18 p.m. Tuesday for medical assistance at a residence on the 8700 block of Midway...
May 15, 2015 - 8:48am
April 27, 2015
Minneapolis-St. Paul airport police shoot 'suspicious' person in parking ramp
ST. PAUL - Two people are hurt after a shooting at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Minneapolis-St.
April 27, 2015 - 8:59am
April 22, 2015
Gunman called his mother during fatal standoff with St. Paul police
A 28-year-old man fatally shot by St. Paul police last month was on the phone with his mother during his standoff and said he feared officers would kill him, according to a 911 transcript. Police had been called to a report of an armed man in the area of White Bear and Wilson avenues...
April 22, 2015 - 4:16pm