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Keeping your 'ol dog close to your heart: New business in Detroit Lakes creating unique duck calls with pets' ashes
Celebrating 50 years of music: Heart O'Lakes Harmony Chorus putting on reunion performance this weekend
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Anti-pipeline video game sparks bill over Legacy funds
Brooklyn Center hands Breckenridge first-round loss
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
Laker wrestling season stats
Thunderbirds co-op fulfills lifelong dreams of players and coaches
Thompson breaks through; state wrestlers cap banner season
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
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After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
Lyle Byron Oja
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
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
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
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
May 20, 2016
Ogema VFW Post to pay many tributes Memorial Day
Memorial day may be all about barbecues and an extra day off from work for some, but there are always those who make sure the holiday is celebrated...
May 20, 2016 - 5:15am
April 29, 2016
New U.S. military casualties occurring
Melissa Gillett recalls the sickly sweet, nearly vomit-inducing smell during her runs around Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, where she served...
April 29, 2016 - 5:15am
April 6, 2016
Purple Heart club named for DL vet
When Robert Ellsworth passed away on Oct. 15, 2014, his obituary referred to him as “the founding father of the Lloyd Beck Chapter 745 Military...
April 6, 2016 - 10:30am
March 31, 2016
Free business course for state veterans
For the first time ever, Minnesota’s veterans will have access to a free entrepreneurship training course called Boots to Business Reboot. Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration with help from several local and national partners, Reboot is a two-step training program that...
March 31, 2016 - 5:25am
January 27, 2016
DL students aim high for local war vets
Rossman fifth graders got a taste of how, even as children, they are capable of making somebody else’s dreams come true. The students held...
January 27, 2016 - 11:01am
December 18, 2015
Dayton takes action to help state vets
Gov. Mark Dayton has taken executive action to recognize training mental health counselors for military veterans, through the American Red Cross, as an appropriate use of leave time for state employees. Under current law, State of Minnesota employees are allowed to take up to 15 days...
December 18, 2015 - 5:35am
November 11, 2015
Dilworth farmer helped rescue artifacts, paintings hidden by the Nazis
John Fiandaca of Dilworth saw the film “The Monuments Men,” but he didn’t need to. Seventy years ago, he lived that. Fiandaca spent...
November 11, 2015 - 11:29am
Becker County Veterans organizations going strong
Today we salute the heroes who walk among us - the ones who have put on the uniform, strapped on their boots and served our country as members...
November 11, 2015 - 8:37am
MN owes vets money, not just thanks
In October, after it was announced that Minnesota is holding a record $711 million in lost and unclaimed funds, we launched an effort to find and notify residents of our legislative district of their unclaimed money. We thought it would be hard to find people. It wasn’t. Most...
November 11, 2015 - 5:20am
November 7, 2015
Saluting our local veterans
In June of 1967, 150 young men and women were inducted into the Marines during a Minnesota Twins game, many of whom went on to serve their country during the Vietnam War. Christy Sauro, Jr., author of “Twins Platoon,” will share his experience as a member of the Twins Platoon,...
November 7, 2015 - 5:50am
October 21, 2015
A flight to remember
Frazee native and 95-year-old WWII Veteran Arnold Golkowski took the trip of a lifetime this past weekend. "It was my first plane ride," he...
October 21, 2015 - 12:03pm
October 4, 2015
Graduating pups: Patriot Dog program doubles
When most people think of service dogs, they think of canines that are trained to help a blind or deaf person navigate the world around them,...
October 4, 2015 - 5:45am
September 11, 2015
Marine’s memorial good for local vets
Late one night 10 years ago something happened to Howard Maninga of Ponsford that helped the marine and Vietnam War veteran cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Maninga, like so many combat veterans, experienced horrific things in war. At 19 years old, Maninga fought in Vietnam...
September 11, 2015 - 5:35am
September 4, 2015
Sen. Franken launches project to record MN veterans’ memories
On Military Appreciation Day at the Minnesota State Fair, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced a new initiative to recruit Minnesota war veterans to take part in the national “Veterans History Project” to collect and preserve their personal accounts so that future generations...
September 4, 2015 - 5:25am
September 2, 2015
County ready for new DWI, Vet's courts
Specialty courts are showing success in Becker County, and leaders are looking to broaden the scope, helping other re-offenders get the treatment they need. With the success of the Clay-Becker Drug Court, Becker County is moving forward on a partnership with White Earth to facilitate...
September 2, 2015 - 11:46am