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Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Following in their (paw) steps: Animal tracking workshop set Feb. 25 at Tamarac
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Leola L. Shockley
Joan A. Watland
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
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
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
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
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
Regis to host Clip for the Cure Oct. 18
Not to be confused with Locks of Love, Clip for the Cure is a Regis Salon program that raises money, not hair, for those fighting breast cancer. On Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 pm., haircuts are $15 at Regis Salon and that $15 will be donated to the Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am