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Woman dies in high speed pursuit in Laporte
Tough traffic expected in DL after Memorial Day
Lane closures on Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes lifted for Memorial Day weekend
Dayton signs four budget bills, three remain
Angels down Bulldogs in home opener
DL JV baseball finishes season 11-7
Frazee remains alive in Section 8AA softball playoffs
Fondrick and Howard advance to section tennis meet
DL ends baseball regular season with win at TRF
Museum finds photos used in murder trial, lots of misinformation
Turning back the pages
Congratulations Lake Park-Audubon Class of 2015
Emerson Charles Burlingame
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Friends & Neighbors
New early childcare center opens in DL
Minnesota adds 7,400 jobs, jobless rate drops
Zurn named Farmers Feed the World rep
B&G Club Thrift Store gives away furniture
March of Dimes gives Essentia DL honors
Street Faire at the Lakes still on
MN State Fair concert tickets now on sale
Library summer kickoff set May 28
Chappelle coming to Fargo June 23
Cormorant Art Show set July 11-12
It’s time to reform crop insurance
MN lawmakers hit deadline with too much undone
Letter: DL City Council should be designated AIS
Letter: DL schools need to follow grading policy
Memorializing our fallen soldiers
Northern Minnesota study focuses on sandhill cranes
Cool weather, water slow the bite down
Bats are incredible creatures to enjoy during twilight travels
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Busy opener brought lots of anglers to area lakes
Lake & Home Real Estate - June 2015
Summer Scene - May 2015
Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
Try one of the many golf courses in the area
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
July 12, 2013
Grizzlies head coach was a volunteer at MSUM
Dave Joerger was in college when he got hooked on pro basketball. The Memphis Grizzlies head coach was a volunteer for the Fargo-Moorhead Beez in his final year at Moorhead State, which is now Minnesota State Moorhead. “That experience with the Beez, being around the pro game,...
July 12, 2013 - 9:01am
June 4, 2013
Fatal rollover crash reported near Staples
STAPLES, Minn. – At least one person died early today in a rollover near here, the Minnesota State Patrol said. The incident happened about 4:45 a.m. on Highway 210, according to the report, which said the crash is under investigation. No other details were available.
news / accidents
June 4, 2013 - 9:23am
November 28, 2009
3 Staples men charged with drug crimes
WADENA -- Three people were charged with selling drugs in a school zone after drug agents tailed a confidential informant's alleged buy from the Staples men. On Sept. 4, Central Minnesota Drug and Gang Task Force Special Agent Burns met with a confidential reliable informant, Derek...
news / crime
November 28, 2009 - 2:38pm
October 17, 2009
Staples man pleads guilty to sex crime
WADENA -- A Staples man pleaded guilty to an amended second-degree sex crime in Wadena County District Court. James Robert Scheller, 73, was accused of carrying on sexual relationships with young females during 2008, including inappropriate touching, watching the girls go to the...
news / crime
October 17, 2009 - 12:43pm
July 30, 2009
Search continues for missing Staples man, effort scaled back with no new clues
STAPLES - As the search for a missing 82-year-old Staples man in Cass County enters its sixth day, authorities have scaled back the search after finding no new clues since Saturday. Peter Achermann, 82, has been missing since Friday when he was last seen in Staples. His 1995 Chevrolet...
accidents / news
July 30, 2009 - 2:30pm
July 29, 2009
Search for missing Staples man enters fifth day
STAPLES - The search for a missing 82-year-old Staples man has now entered its fifth day. The Cass County Sheriff's Office reported Wednesday that law enforcement and the public are still searching for Peter Achermann, who was been missing since Friday. Achermann of rural Staples,...
news / accidents
July 29, 2009 - 9:36am
July 28, 2009
Search continues Tuesday for missing rural Staples man
STAPLES - The Cass County Sheriff's Office reports Tuesday that their search is continuing for a rural Staples man, who was been missing since Friday. Peter Achermann, 82, of rural Staples, was last seen Friday. The car that Achermann was driving was located Saturday evening stuck...
news / accidents
July 28, 2009 - 10:47am
March 4, 2009
Man appears for bad checks
A Staples man made his first appearance in Becker County District Court Tuesday on a felony charge of issuing dishonored checks. William Merle Slater, 54, of 111 Roosevelt Ave., Staples, is accused of using a bad check to purchase a used 1999 Chrysler Concorde from Lake Park Auto...
March 4, 2009 - 10:53am
February 6, 2009
Detroit Lakes girls exact revenge on Staples-Motley to take over 1st in Mid-State
DETROIT LAKES - Being angry isn't always healthy, but if you can harness it and turn it into a positive, all power to you. That's exactly what the Detroit Lakes girls' basketball team did Friday night against visiting Staples-Motley, after entering the game with first-place in...
Detroit Lakes / sports
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Matmen fall in close duel in Staples-Motley
The Detroit Lakes wrestling team opened the season in the Fosston/Bagley Alfred Olson Memorial Individual Invitational Saturday, finishing in fifth out of 11 teams. DL also opened its Mid-State Conference schedule, losing in Staples-Motley Tuesday by the score of 31-24. "I thought...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
May 11, 2008
Two summer music video, engineering camps at Staples
Two day camps are scheduled for the Staples campus of Central Lakes College this summer. The first is Music Video Camp June 16-29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for students in grades 10-12. The second is Summer Engineering and Manufacturing Camp (SEaM) July 7-11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m....
May 11, 2008 - 12:00am