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Future of Detroit Lakes bowling alley up in the air
LP-A School Board candidate forum set for Wednesday
Finances look good, Becker County has 'very strong' bond rating
On the cutting edge of lifesaving; new medical device in DL
Bingo and Benghazi; Republicans rally in DL for the final presidential debate
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Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
September 14, 2016
Buying back-to-school tech for your children
It's increasingly common to find classrooms filled with the blue hue of computer and tablet screens. Early education or postgraduate work, there's a shift towards technology-driven, or at least technology-aided, schooling. Students that learn to use technology to stay organized, conduct...
September 14, 2016 - 10:00am
August 26, 2016
Students sought for Verizon's app challenge
The Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge, a no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring...
August 26, 2016 - 11:22am
August 14, 2016
The Detroit Lakes High School is going digital this year with one-to-one Chromebooks for all 850 students in grades 9 through 12. High school...
August 14, 2016 - 5:00am
August 11, 2016
NBCUniversal to produce Snapchat shows for ‘The Voice,’ ‘SNL’ and more
LOS ANGELES — NBCUniversal has cut a deal with Snapchat under which the Peacock will produce original episodic shows for the social service from “The Voice,” “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “Saturday Night Live” and other franchises. The multiyear pact between...
August 11, 2016 - 5:30am
August 6, 2016
NMF receives Blandin grant to boost broadband
Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF) has received funding from the Blandin Foundation for one of 13 projects that assist rural Minnesota communities in advancing high-speed Internet access. NMF will work with area businesses to take advantage of more online resources available through...
August 6, 2016 - 5:50am
July 29, 2016
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
With more car owners opting to “plug it in” rather than “fill it up,” local groups are coming together to provide electric vehicle charging...
July 29, 2016 - 5:45am
July 20, 2016
Pokémon GO is also big in Detroit Lakes
Pokemon GO, a new mobile app, is becoming a huge sensation all around the world, and the sensation is hitting Detroit Lakes just as hard. This...
July 20, 2016 - 10:08am
July 7, 2016
$35 million available for broadband funding
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will begin taking applications on July 22 for funding to expand broadband infrastructure in Minnesota. The $35 million in funding, which was approved during the 2016 legislative session, goes into effect with the...
July 7, 2016 - 5:30am
June 1, 2016
M State instructor lands $10,000 grant for student tablets
A business instructor at M-State in Detroit Lakes has landed a grant that will pay for laptops for his students. Students who enroll this fall in business courses on that campus will receive a 7-inch tablet computer already loaded with their assigned textbooks – at no cost. They...
June 1, 2016 - 10:47am
May 26, 2016
What’s with the big deal with the chip?
Customers paying for in-store purchases with credit or debit cards will be doing more “card-dipping” and less “card-swiping” as more...
May 26, 2016 - 5:20am
May 20, 2016
A computer that cries will still never have a soul
We keep reading about artificial intelligence (AI to the insiders) and how Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google (which owns Deep Mind), and IBM will eventually (if they haven’t already) produced a computer that will totally think like a human being. This column is the last place to look...
May 20, 2016 - 5:40am
April 14, 2016
Spending plans for broadband access in Minnesota vary greatly by party
ST. PAUL - Republican Minnesota representatives propose spending $35 million to expand broadband high-speed Internet in the state, far less than Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Senate Democrats want. "Minnesotans are going to see a historic amount of broadband investment this year,"...
April 14, 2016 - 9:05am
Midco extends fiber- optics, with Arvig help
Midco has extended its fiber-optic network reach to more locations in Minnesota through a cooperative relationship with Arvig. The arrangement will help Midco Business customers take advantage of growing opportunities to reach Minnesota communities, such as Duluth, Marshall, the Minneapolis-St....
April 14, 2016 - 5:25am
April 8, 2016
You’ll get my cell phone from my cold, dead hands
Q: When will the law catch up with technology? A: Never — it will always run along behind, but never catch up. Right now, the law is running behind the problems created by the smartphone. We all know the lethal hazards of driving while texting or driving while talking on the phone....
April 8, 2016 - 5:20am
March 30, 2016
Driverless cars can benefit people with disabilities, Minn. lawmaker says
ST. PAUL – Phil Kragness cannot travel like many Minnesotans. A blind double-amputee, Kragness and others with disabilities would like to visit...
March 30, 2016 - 8:15am