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Child, father die after kayak overturns in Hart Lake in northern Minn.
DL man charged with domestic assault
DL man accused of forging custody letter
Lakes Area Bike Club kicks off the season
Labine, SJU relay, headed to nationals
Bowling team seventh at state tournament
Lakers make big jump at state True Team
GOLF: Laker boys defend at Jordan, second at North South Classic
Rebels limit Laker hitting in 5-1 win
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
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
friends & neighbors
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
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
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Darla Kay Soholt
Donald L. Askelson
John "Jack" Burns
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Some things you don't brag about
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
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
June 29, 2012
University of Minnesota Crookston prof not a 'Millionaire', but wins $13, 550
John Loegering, a college professor in Crookston, earned $13,550 on the "Who Wants to be Millionaire" television show that aired Thursday. "That...
June 29, 2012 - 8:42am
June 14, 2012
Interest in bees is making a resurgence in the area
The art of beekeeping is making a comeback in the area. In particular, younger generations are taking an interest in bees. Zach Johnston, 12,...
June 14, 2012 - 9:51am
November 17, 2011
The Beehive: Wintering the bees in heated garage will be a challenge
Welcome back to the beehive. Deer hunting is now upon us and we are still having some unseasonably warm days. The bees have been active on the days that reach temperatures of 45 degrees. I have been feeding the bees some honey and also letting them clean the honey out of the wax...
November 17, 2011 - 8:55am
June 9, 2011
Alpacas provide cuddly retirement experience
Scott and Linda Elmore bid farewell to their occupations in the metro, but concluded, "55 was too young to retire." They shared this quandary...
June 9, 2011 - 9:04am
November 17, 2010
Mahnomen killer stockpiled his medications
Timothy James Thorson went off his medication a couple of days before he killed an elderly Mahnomen couple because he says he was worried changes...
November 17, 2010 - 12:53am
August 11, 2010
Walters' 66 leads Pine to Palm field
DETROIT LAKES - Even a deluge of rain Tuesday during the first day of qualifying for the Pine to Palm Golf Tournament at the Detroit Country Club, couldn't cool off Wade Walter's game. After a heavy downpour late in the first round caused about an hour delay, Walters restarted...
August 11, 2010 - 7:19am
August 10, 2010
Cobber golf coach Siverson wins Pine to Palm Mid-Am medalist honors
DETROIT LAKES - Concordia College men and women's golf coach Duane Siverson is practicing what he preaches. Siverson did what he always does when out on the links during the two qualifying rounds for the Mid-Amateur Division in the Pine to Palm Tournament Monday and Tuesday at...
August 10, 2010 - 8:02pm
January 26, 2009
Young Duluth man freezes to death in parking lot after leaving bar
A Duluth man apparently left the Copasetic Bar on Central Entrance sometime early Sunday morning, walked a few feet into an empty parking lot and then fell or lay down and froze to death. Duluth police said the man's body was found about 9 a.m. Sunday. The victim was white and in...
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Hummel Column: Communication is best face-to-face rather than through tecnology
We learn from the Book of Genesis that Jacob saw God face to face. That is a privilege granted to very few, but it has been the very best means of getting acquainted since those early days. But with the advance of technology, it becomes more and more tempting to take short cuts. Your...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Thanks for holiday concert
Many thanks to director, Gene Gaffney, and members of the Community Band for the delightful concert, Sunday afternoon, Dec. 21. The music was wonderful. You are such a talented group of musicians, and you bring true joy, energy, and enthusiasm to each of your performances. Thank you...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
After lengthy balloting, Sukke edges out Przybilla for seat on Detroit Lakes City Council
After six votes, Madalyn Sukke was named alderman at large for Detroit Lakes City Council. The position, which will be up for re-election...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Group to discuss 'Mulligan'
Detroit Lakes Library's book discussion group will meet Tuesday, November 18 at 3 p.m. to discuss the book "The Mulligan" by Nathan Jorgenson. Book discussion groups are a great way to get to know other people in the community, share ideas and learn from each other. For more information...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
Builders pitch in to build ramp
On Oct. 11, the Lake Region Builders came together to build a temporary wheel chair ramp for Mike Smith. Smith is the tow truck driver who was injured at the Soo Pass Ranch while helping emergency workers set up for a disaster drill. TS Dock & Lift Service provided two dock sections...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
'Hairspray' coming to Fargodome
The Becker County Historical Society will host its annual meeting and dinner at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in the Historic Holmes Theatre Ballroom, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Everyone is invited to join the Becker County Historical Society for a night of food, entertainment, a...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Auxiliary to offer kids' safety books
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 15 is set to introduce a personal safety and education program to students grades 3-6. The Auxiliary will present each student with a copy of Personal Safety For Kids, a 136-page handbook that features information about safety in the home, at school,...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am