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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
March 1, 2018
Perham takes fourth, secures best state tournament finish since 2008
The Perham Yellowjackets secured their best finish in the Class AA wrestling tournament since 2008 when they finished fourth at the Class AA...
March 1, 2018 - 9:45pm
December 23, 2017
St. Paul Winter Carnival will have an ice palace after all
St. PAUL — Though plans for a massive, record-breaking ice palace for the 2018 St. Paul Winter Carnival melted a couple of months ago when...
December 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 16, 2017
Statewide crime & accidents
Fargo man who scammed Minn. welfare programs gets 14 years in prison ST. PAUL --- A Fargo, N.D., man who scammed Minnesota welfare programs out of hundreds of thousands of dollars will spend the next decade in prison. Elfonzo Dyrell Shelby was sentenced Tuesday in Ramsey County District...
November 16, 2017 - 11:00am
November 6, 2017
Missing man found in snow-covered ditch HIBBING, Minn. — The body of a 24-year-old Hibbing man missing for several weeks was discovered in a snow covered ditch on a maintenance road at the former Essar Steel Minnesota property in Nashwauk Township. The Itasca County Sheriff's...
November 6, 2017 - 1:28pm
October 11, 2017
Expected $15M pricetag for Super Bowl ice palace proves too costly for St. Paul Winter Carnival
ST. PAUL — A proposed supersized ice palace project for the 2018 St. Paul Winter Carnival to coincide with the Super Bowl has been canceled,...
October 11, 2017 - 5:09pm
Missing Fergus Falls woman found in St. Paul
FERGUS FALLS — The family of a missing vulnerable adult from Fergus Falls says their prayers have been answered. Twenty-seven-year old Shaylia...
October 11, 2017 - 6:29am
September 6, 2017
Ecumen Detroit Lakes named one of Minnesota's best workplaces for 10th time by Minneapolis/Saint Paul Business Journal
Ecumen Detroit Lakes, along with other Ecumen communities, has been named one of Minnesota's Best Places to Work by the Minneapolis/Saint Paul Business Journal for the 10th time. The award is based on rankings from an independently conducted employee survey in a variety of categories...
September 6, 2017 - 8:57am
July 19, 2017
Minnesota teen, missing for 40 years, proven as victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy
ST. PAUL — A 16-year-old boy missing from St. Paul for more than 40 years has been identified as a victim of serial killer John Wayne...
July 19, 2017 - 11:41am
July 7, 2017
Minn. mother's live-in boyfriend charged with fatally abusing 3-year-old boy
ST. PAUL — A St. Paul mom said her two sons were fine when she left for work one day last month and her live-in boyfriend put the boys...
July 7, 2017 - 8:42am
July 6, 2017
Larson graduates from St. Thomas with distinction
Katherine A. Larson, Detroit Lakes, graduated with magna cum laude academic honors from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul at the end of spring semester 2017. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration-accounting.
July 6, 2017 - 10:32am
March 7, 2017
Tim Kaine's son forcefully arrested at Trump rally at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL—The youngest son of U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's 2016 running mate, was one of six people arrested Saturday after counter-protesters...
March 7, 2017 - 10:20pm
March 4, 2017
Sweere on dean's list at Northwestern
Emma S. Sweere, Frazee, was recently named to the fall 2016 semester dean's list at University of Northwestern-St. Paul, with highest honors. The daughter of Paul and Penny Sweere is studying English at the university. Its dean's list includes full-time students with a grade point...
March 4, 2017 - 6:00am
February 15, 2017
Two local students earn dean's list honors at St. Thomas
Local students Kathryn Foltz and Katherine Larson, both of Detroit Lakes, were both named to the 2016 fall semester dean's list at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. Students must post grade-point averages of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale to be named to the dean's list.
February 15, 2017 - 9:01am
February 9, 2017
Brenk graduates from Bethel
Hannah Brenk of Frazee graduated from Bethel University in St. Paul at the end of the fall 2016 semester. Hannah, the daughter of Christopher and Deb Brenk, earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology.
February 9, 2017 - 10:00am
February 3, 2017
St. Paul, Minneapolis don't use term 'sanctuary cities,' but order may affect them
ST. PAUL — President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week that seeks to bar federal grant funding to so-called "sanctuary cities" that harbor undocumented or "illegal" immigrants. The threat is being taken seriously in jurisdictions across the country, and the outcry...
February 3, 2017 - 11:18am