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Showers, Thundershowers, and Cold Air funnels
On Dylan’s 75th birthday, a new marker unveiled in Duluth
Investigators looking into the cause of DL Cenex fire
School bond taxes may be cut for farms
Roundabout in DL proves its worthiness
Smith, Cihak lead Laker girls to home victory
Wildcats defeat Raiders in 8A softball opener
Hornets eliminated in 8AA softball playoffs
Lakers swept at Bemidji
Laker netters eliminated at section tourney
Midwestern ingredients give hummus local flair
Maximum monthly Social Security benefit changes year to year
Reva Jean Adams
McDougall earns Harvard degree
Friends & Neighbors
Mai’s ‘mini’ nail salon
Student places at national conference
Department receives plain lanuage award
‘Pressure on gas prices this summer’
Readying finances for adoption
AHA Heart Walk set: June 2 event to raise funds, awareness
Summer weather finally arrives at the lakes
Things to do during week of May 23-30
Peter Cetera coming to Shooting Star May 27
DLHS students showing off their artwork at Trinity Lutheran this week
Claire "Pat" Meagher
Leo J. Johnson
A salute to those with quiet dignity
The slow progress on Colombian peace
Letter: Why isn’t MPCA holding pipeline hearings?
At least get a few things done
A computer that cries will still never have a soul
Zebra mussels found at Moorhead river intake
Northwest MN Fishing Report
DL’s 19th Festival of Birds brings picture-perfect weather, big crowds
Bird watchers aren’t creepers
Bite picking up as weather gets better
150+ fun things to do!
2016 Detroit Lakes High School Grad Book
May Summer Scene
2016 events around the surrounding lakes area
North Country Scenic Trail runs through here
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
May 25, 2016
Lakes Area gears up for Memorial Day events
Every year on Memorial Day, tens of thousands of people gather in communities across the country to remember our veterans, living and dead, who...
17 hours 32 min ago
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...
Business / business briefs
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...
News / Detroit Lakes
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...
Business / business briefs
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
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...
opinion / editorials
November 11, 2015 - 5:20am
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
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,...
entertainment / books
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...
opinion / editorials
September 11, 2015 - 5:35am
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