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Trained to win for 4H dog competition
Hawley church treasurer under investigation for theft of funds
Beware of debt collecting scams hitting Minnesota
DL man sentenced for selling meth
DL woman sentenced for selling heroin to informant
Conference leading Patriots win at DL 3-0
Football: Bombers run over Patriots
Disse breaks pool diving record in Laker win
Laker girls pick up 10th win of the season
Football: Raiders pick up second victory
Family receives letter after son dies in WWII
Human habitation in county spans centuries
Turning back the pages
Norwegian roots run deep around these parts
Spaghetti squash offers healthier meal alternative
Friends & Neighbors
Central MN Motors opens in Detroit Lakes
Nereson Automotive adds to sales team
MNsure and partners to offer small biz plan
DEED launching new workforce housing
Building a fraud-free family
Bilingual border drama doubles down on brutality
‘Rosemary’ takes insightful look at little-known sibling
New exhibit at LRAC
Kevin Hart coming to Fargo
Famous accordionist at The Lodge
Using the power of the ‘bully pulpit’
Letter: Help support the Becker County Museum project
Letter: DL school plan is ‘best for our community’
Letter: Thanks for successful 2015 Damien Home Tour
Minnesota stalls on transportation funding
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Muskie-walleye war snags DNR
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Bring out your minnows for the big fall bite
The handsome wood duck is passing through the area right now
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
March 28, 2014
Washington state mudslide death count expected to jump above 25
DARRINGTON, Washington - Washington state officials said the confirmed death toll from a huge mudslide in the U.S. Pacific Northwest was likely...
March 28, 2014 - 8:11am
November 19, 2013
Wittman's encouragment helps Wizards hang on vs. Timberwolves
By Benjamin Standig, The Sports Xchange Timberwolves 100 Wizards 104 WASHINGTON -- Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman channeled Stuart...
November 19, 2013 - 9:00pm
November 18, 2011
Journalist Bob Woodward speaks in Fargo
Talk about it FARGO - Watergate happened almost 40 years ago, but the indignation is fresh in Bob Woodward's voice when he talks about the American...
November 18, 2011 - 9:10am
January 21, 2009
Washington School may become senior housing
North Washington Avenue may be seeing some redevelopment in the near future. Roger Winter, Casey Bristlin and John Winter came before the Detroit Lakes Development Authority Tuesday afternoon to request tax increment financing to refurbish and build new at the Washington School...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
Washington Avenue closing Monday to work on sewer lines
Washington Avenue between Front Street and Highway 10, and Pioneer Street (north of the Greystone building) will close at 7 a.m. on Monday to allow crews to work on sanitary sewer lines below the roadway. Motorists should use Summit Avenue, Lake Avenue or McKinley Avenue to Holmes...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
100 years of Washington Park
An article in the April 27, 1939 Detroit Lakes Record carried a headline which read, "It was 'Eyesore No. 1' in 39." This headline referred to the Washington Park grandstand that was built in 1908. Painting the wobbly structure was suggested, while others suggested wrecking it and...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
New Ben Franklin fills void
When the Ben Franklin in Detroit Lakes closed its doors 18 months ago, some die-hard crafters didn't have many places to turn. Some went as far as Wadena to get their artsy fix, to the Ben Franklin owned by Cindy McCullough. After seeing that there was still a need for an arts...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
Washington Avenue to become three-way stop
The city of Detroit Lakes will be blocking off some city streets for the Parade of the Northwest on Sunday, July 20, which may impact traffic flow south of Highway 10 through the city. Highway 10 mainline Crews are finishing up concrete paving. Curb placement is scheduled to begin...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Seventh graders visit Washington D.C. to tell Congress about healthy changes in school
As part of the nationwide Healthy Schools Program, two students and an adult ally, Vicki Haugo, from Waubun-Ogema-White Earth Community School visited Washington, D.C., on April 21-22 to talk with lawmakers about how their school is working to reverse childhood obesity, one of today's...
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April 26, 2008 - 12:00am