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Park Rapids mother fighting to have military son’s death reclassified
Speed limits upped on some roads
WDAY/WDAZ news anchor Kerstin Kealy talks XL pipeline with Obama
Nuns fight to save Dru Sjodin’s killer
Minnesota surplus up $832 million to $1.9 billion
Jackson, Huwe advance at Class AA state wrestling
Bombers advance with win over NCW
Bellefeuille scores 1,000th point in final game
Frazee places fourth at Class A state wrestling tournament
Lakers sweep season series from Spuds
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Friday Matters: Everyday Christian
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Congressional Art Competition seeks high school artists
Black Violin brings classical-modern flare to Holmes stage Thursday
Potato Dumpling Dinner to benefit elderly
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
Letter: Minimum wage increase isn’t the way out of poverty
Minnesota moose population still down
Take a trip for early open water fishing
Irruptions are common when food is limited, conditions harsh
Northland Fat Bike Rally to be held in Bemidji
Wild turkey opportunities explored in DNR class
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 to rise sharply from 25 on Friday as residents accused local authorities of a slow early response to the disaster that had cost lives. A...
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 Smalley late in his skidding team's must-win game. Former actor Al Franken brought the fictional Smalley and his daily affirmations...
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