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Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Goodbye, phosphorus--Rice Lake project moving forward
Hot jobs in Becker County: Majority of jobs only requiring two-year degrees
Crime & accidents
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Lamoureuxs ready for one more shot at gold
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
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
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
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
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
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
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
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
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
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
May 6, 2015
DL’s Shakespeare in the Park to hold auditions Thursday, May 14
As a cold and unusually dry spring slowly gives way to the warm days of summer, the thoughts of Detroit Lakes Shakespeare in the Park director Nikki Caulfield have begun to turn toward this year’s production, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Auditions for the seventh annual...
May 6, 2015 - 11:30am
June 25, 2014
'Andronicus' reigns in DL
There will be blood and plenty of it — albeit of the fake variety —when the cast of Detroit Lakes’ sixth annual Shakespeare in the Park...
June 25, 2014 - 3:07pm
December 11, 2013
Get ready for magic of the Madrigals
The pigs are roasting, the wassail is heating, the royal court is rehearsing… yes, it’s time once again for that biennial Detroit Lakes High...
December 11, 2013 - 3:00pm
October 17, 2013
Keillor coming to Bemidji
‘A Prairie Home Companion’ has a weekly audience of nearly 4 million, and on Nov. 9, roughly 300 of them will be listening live from downtown Bemidji. Garrison Keillor, with cast and crew in tow, will take his longtime radio show to the Historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji...
October 17, 2013 - 9:00am
August 25, 2013
Final concert this week for Tuesdays in the Park
The Lakes Area Community Concert Band will close out the Tuesdays in the Park summer concert series this Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Detroit Lakes City Park Bandshell, starting at 7 p.m. Come early and enjoy a picnic supper served up by Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity, starting at...
August 25, 2013 - 10:00am
July 5, 2013
Bringing 'Oklahoma' to F-M stage
Debbie Richards Griffith was just 11 years old when her mother took her to see “The Little Match Girl” at the Minneapolis Children’s Theatre. Though...
July 5, 2013 - 8:58am
DL grad performs at Maine resort this summer
By day, like many college students working summer jobs, Bryce Dutton washes dishes. But by night, the Detroit Lakes native takes the stage, performing in professional caliber shows. Dutton is no stranger to theater.
July 5, 2013 - 8:54am
July 1, 2013
Shakespeare in the Park: 'The Winter's Tale' comes to life at Bandshell
Shakespeare in the Park is establishing itself as a tradition in Detroit Lakes as it enters its fifth year this summer. A cast of local actors...
July 1, 2013 - 2:30am
June 26, 2013
This year’s Shakespear in the Park production is both tragedy and comedy
Iconic English playwright William Shakespeare is rightfully lauded for his skill in writing both tragedy and comedy: His plays continue to be...
June 26, 2013 - 4:00am
June 25, 2013
Censored theater ad stirs debate in Ashland
The word “vagina” in the title of a StageNorth theater production that opens this week is mostly obscured beneath five X’s — at least in the advertisement that ran in Monday’s Ashland Daily Press. It’s a doctored version of the title of the popular Eve Ensler play “The...
June 25, 2013 - 1:39pm
June 15, 2013
Missoula Children’s Theatre looking for child actors
The Missoula Chil-dren’s Theatre is making a return to the area, bringing with it an exciting, creative, and exploration filled week for area...
June 15, 2013 - 2:00pm
June 9, 2013
Judy Garland tribute show at Holmes
Once in a generation, an entertainer emerges with such extraordinary talent that they transcend their work and make the transition into an icon. Minnesota...
June 9, 2013 - 2:00pm
May 1, 2013
Play tonight in New York Mills
The award-winning Nautilus Music Theater of Minneapolis will present an original one-person music theater event at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center tonight (Wednesday) at 7:30 p.m. “Alice Unwrapped” is a new on-site theatrical presentation featuring acclaimed singer-actor...
May 1, 2013 - 8:52am
April 24, 2013
Uyghur for fun
Though they live within the borders of western China, the 20 members of the song and dance troupe Tarim — visiting the lakes area this week...
April 24, 2013 - 10:08am
This Week in Entertainment
Wednesday, April 24 THEATER “Mother Courage & Her Children”: 7:30 p.m., Gaede Stage, Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Black comedy follows a peasant woman as she sells, steals and haggles her way across the battlefield of pre Modern Europe. Ticket range is $10-$20....
April 24, 2013 - 9:33am