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MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
'Kicking' up the holiday savings: Local woman uses her smartphone to find rebates while shopping
Feds tighten restrictions on meds for farm animals
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Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Versatile scoring gives Raiders second victory
Laker dance teams start strong at home invite
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (71)
November 16, 2016
Governor Dayton announces $80 million in new affordable housing investments
ST. PAUL, MN — Joined by Minnesota Housing Commissioner Mary Tingerthal and community leaders, Governor Mark Dayton announced $80 million in funding to create and preserve 1,831 affordable housing units throughout the state. These investments will leverage private and local...
November 16, 2016 - 8:45am
February 18, 2016
St. Paul cop resigns over ‘run them over’ comment about protesters
ST. PAUL – A St. Paul police sergeant resigned Wednesday after he apologized last month for posting on Facebook “Run them over” in advance of a Black Lives Matter St. Paul march. An internal affairs investigation into Sgt. Jeffrey Rothecker was completed, but his resignation...
February 18, 2016 - 8:08am
June 19, 2015
7-year-old boy dies weeks after rescue from unused pool in St. Paul
ST. PAUL -- A 7-year-old boy rescued from an abandoned swimming pool in St. Paul’s North End on Memorial Day has died. Sher K Por had been in critical condition for weeks after he and his 10-year-old brother, Ma K Paw, were injured when Sher K Por climbed over a security fence...
June 19, 2015 - 9:15am
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
April 30, 2015
Golf: DL boys second at St. Paul
The Laker boys golf team finished second to Hill Murray in an usual tournament at Southview Country Club Monday in South St. Paul Players in the 20-team field were paired together and shot the first six holes as a scramble; the following six holes as alternate shot and the final...
April 30, 2015 - 1:31pm
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. Paul International Airport Police responded to a report of suspicious people in the area of the Terminal 1 rental...
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
January 16, 2015
Twin Cities archdiocese files for bankruptcy
ST. PAUL -- The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in federal court Friday morning. The move wasn't unexpected. Archdiocese officials had said in recent months that they were considering bankruptcy, after news of a $9.1 million operating deficit...
January 16, 2015 - 11:10am
January 15, 2015
St. Paul man killed by police had threatened officers earlier, report says
ST. PAUL -- The man fatally shot Wednesday by St. Paul police after they say he drove at officers had threatened cops less than two months ago,...
January 15, 2015 - 8:24am
January 14, 2015
St. Paul police kill man suspected of sending death threats
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul police officers responding to a report of death threats early Wednesday shot and killed the suspect, police said. Police haven't released information about what led to the shooting. No officers were injured. Officers were called at 2:14 a.m. to the Valley...
January 14, 2015 - 1:14pm
October 15, 2014
Minnesota teenager dies from injuries in skateboard accident
A 19-year-old man died Tuesday night after a skateboarding accident in St. Paul, police said Wednesday. Gunnar Miller, of Eagan, had been skateboarding in the Merriam Park area while holding onto the side mirror of a car of a friend who was driving, said Sgt. Paul Paulos, a St....
October 15, 2014 - 2:38pm
September 9, 2014
Minnesota woman charged after Facebook fight turns real
ST. PAUL - A 31-year-old St. Paul woman beat another woman with a small baseball bat late Thursday after the two had sparred on Facebook without having met, charges said. Ramsey County prosecutors charged Bridget Leannamarie Olson with second-degree assault for her alleged attack...
September 9, 2014 - 8:32am
August 29, 2014
Callers ‘frantic’ about aggressive man before St. Paul police fatally shot him
ST. PAUL -- The man shot to death by St. Paul police Thursday morning on the West Side set off “frantic” 911 calls with his aggressive behavior...
August 29, 2014 - 9:47am
July 22, 2014
Neighbor, 16, saves fire victim in St. Paul duplex
ST. PAUL -- Ricardo Martinez looked outside and saw the flaming St. Paul duplex. Then the shoeless teenager leaped into action. “I heard...
July 22, 2014 - 8:33am
June 26, 2014
St. Paul teen admits tweeted threat to 'shoot up' high school
ST. PAUL - A 17-year-old St. Paul student has pleaded guilty to tweeting about shooting up a school, resulting in a St. Paul high school being put in a lockdown last week. The Ramsey County attorney's office charged Trevor Lamar Morris on Friday with making terroristic threats....
June 26, 2014 - 10:13am