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History evolving: Becker County museum to become children, science museum
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
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Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
Good luck at State, Raiders!
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Wednesday matters: Everyday prayers
Column: Beware of "Can you hear me?" scam calls
Friends & Neighbors
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
L&M Fleet Supply earns honor from Cub Cadet as one of the top dealers in America
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Spring has sprung! It's time to celebrate: Four fun things to see, do – and taste – in DL this week
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Ronald "Sam" F. Samuelson
Donna Mae Graffis
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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
December 21, 2015
Money raised, county ready for K9 unit
After about seven years without a Becker County K9 unit, the county is well on its way to having a new dog in town. This summer, the county started taking donations to get a dog and to send the dog and deputy handler through training. They set a goal of $25,000. They have already...
December 21, 2015 - 5:10am
September 27, 2015
Snowplow drivers practicing
Just in case winter decides to show up again this year, MnDOT snowplow drivers have to be ready. It’s no joke to be behind the wheel of one of those new 35-ton tandem-axle truck plows. First off, you have to control the front plow, and if you can’t see the road for the snow,...
September 27, 2015 - 5:40am
September 18, 2015
You, too, can become a master gardener this year
Master Gardeners are unique people who take an active interest in gardening, are willing to learn and enjoy helping others. The professional training they receive in horticulture makes Master Gardeners special. The University of Minnesota Extension Service provides this training...
September 18, 2015 - 5:55am
June 5, 2013
Flight school helps dreams come true
Pride. Passion. Purpose. It is those three things that Rich McCrady stresses in both life and work. And he has made it his work to help those...
June 5, 2013 - 2:06pm
March 6, 2013
M State, BES, offer business training in marketing, sales, highly-effective habits
The Detroit Lakes campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College has scheduled three innovative business courses in a flexible format designed for working professionals. In addition, the college is offering a three-night dynamic training session based on the best-selling...
March 6, 2013 - 1:20pm
May 11, 2012
Firefighters learn to tame a 3,000 degree flaming monster
Three rural fire departments immersed themselves in propane flames Monday night to train separately and with each other in Lake George. And they learned when to walk away from a fire and let it burn. "Not all fires can be fought," training instructor Shawn Bailey warned. Bailey...
May 11, 2012 - 9:05am
September 24, 2010
Rookies learn to fight fires
A few inexperienced Frazee and Wolf Lake firefighters got a taste of what's it like to be on the scene of a major blaze at a drill Wednesday...
September 24, 2010 - 4:01pm
North Dakota National Guard prepares for flooding through training
BISMARCK - The North Dakota National Guard and the State Department of Emergency Services are conducting a three-day flood training exercise beginning today. First Lt. Dan Murphy says the idea is to make sure the pieces are in place - including equipment and manpower - for a quick...
February 24, 2009 - 11:15am
January 28, 2009
MeritCare live animal use under fire
FARGO - MeritCare Medical Center in Fargo is facing heat over its use of live pigs in its trauma training classes intended to reduce patient death rates. MeritCare offers Advanced Trauma Life Support courses for doctors, which typically involve using human cadavers, nonhuman technology...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Hubbard/Wadena SWAT team training for the unimaginable
PARK RAPIDS - When shots rang out in the secure hallway of the Hubbard County courthouse Tuesday morning, a security drill became all too real:...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Getting started in hunting with training
About 25 years ago, sportsmen in Detroit Lakes and many other towns in the state organized into instructional groups to teach young boys and girls something about guns, shooting, hunting techniques, along with safe gun handling. Somewhere along the line, it was decided that 12 years...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
Detroit Lakes school board stays the course with new athletic training contract
DETROIT LAKES - MeritCare will once again be providing athletic training services to Detroit Lakes High School after the school board approved continuing the existing relationship at Monday night's meeting. Only half of the board members approved the measure -- by a 3-0 vote --...
September 9, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Youth ATV training offered in September
The Woods and Wheels ATV Club of the lakes area will be offering an ATV Youth Safety Training course for youth 11-15 years of age on Sept. 20 at the Detroit Lake Minnesota State Community and Technical College. A rider can take the course at 11 but the certificate does not take...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Matter finishes training
James Matter of Detroit Lakes, an agent for Farmers Insurance Group, has completed the Career Agents Course at the University of Farmers training facility located in Agoura Hills, Calif. "Matter completed the five-day Career Agents Course which is clearly defined and targeted...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
Scenes from Vikings training camp
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am