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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
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
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
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, 2017
Speed and Strength program benefiting Laker athletes year round
Detroit Lakes middle school and high school athletes are putting aside what could be a leisurely summer to become more explosive athletically...
June 29, 2017 - 9:48am
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.
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