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'A tradition of excellence': Detroit Lakes newspaper's history goes back...way back
Rate of suicide among teen girls reaches 40-year high
Picturesque Cooking: Summer class at DL's Boys & Girls Club teaches gardening, cooking – and photography
Minn. 9-year-old helped his sister escape rollover before his death
‘American Idol’ to hold auditions in Dakotas in early September
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PREVIEW: Injuries hampering preseason workouts of Waubun Bombers
Frazee to forfeit football season because of low roster numbers
Thielen celebrates 27th birthday Tuesday
PREVIEW: Laker football opponents in for DL’s culture shock
Area teams fall at state Class C baseball tournament
Mental health matters: How to stay emotionally healthy this school year
Guide to lakes country camping
The light of an eclipse: An essay on the experience
Column: The legend of Old Three Legs
Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record
friends & neighbors
Learning to lead: LEADERship Detroit Lakes now accepting applications
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
Autumn nuptials are latest wedding trend
Boats & Bars & so much more
Local author to speak about latest work Aug. 23 at Perham library
Holmes Theatre's 15th season to include plenty of surprises
Dixieland band coming to Pelican Rapids
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Vivian (Silovich) Lee
Leonard "Pete" Thielen
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Mason J. Smith
Byrne Ray Hildebrand
Frederick A. Coughlin
Marlene Rae Andring
Gary L Braasch
How dark will it get during total eclipse?
Vaping is not any "cooler" than smoking
Letter: Charlottesville shows Trump is morally destitute
Klobuchar: 'Alternative facts' and muzzling the press are unacceptable
Lee Hamilton: My impression of nine presidents I've worked with
Grosbeaks sure brighten up a wintertime yard
Here's how to get kids to love going fishing
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
pine to palm
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
Sun, sand, music and more at 78th Northwest Water Carnival
With sunny skies throughout most of the 78th Northwest Water Carnival, Admiral Matt Boeke summed up the event by saying simply, “All in all,...
July 23, 2013 - 2:49pm
July 17, 2013
Water Carnival aims high
Despite a rainy Sunday that continued on into Monday, the opening weekend of the 78th Northwest Water Carnival was a resounding success, according...
July 17, 2013 - 12:57pm
July 10, 2013
78th Northwest Water Carnival kicks off Friday in Detroit Lakes
The Detroit Lakes Northwest Water Carnival kicks off its 78th year this Friday, July 12, providing 10 days brimming with entertainment, activity, and fun for all ages through Sunday, July 21. Join the community, the Detroit Lakes Jaycees, and many other local sponsors in celebrating...
July 10, 2013 - 7:22am
July 7, 2013
Water Carnival begins on Friday
Now that Independence Day festivities are over for another year, it’s time for Detroit Lakes to gear up for its biggest community event of...
July 7, 2013 - 3:00pm
July 1, 2013
Water Carnival: Get ready for summer's biggest celebration
In its 78th year this summer, the Detroit Lakes Northwest Water Carnival provides 10 days brimming with entertainment, activity and fun for all...
July 1, 2013 - 3:45am
July 20, 2012
Busy weekend: Water carnival goes out with a flourish
The 77th Northwest Water Carnival comes to a close this weekend -- but it's going out with a flourish! Be sure to head on over to the DL City Park this evening. There will be kids' games from 3 to 9 p.m., the Junior Water Fights get underway at 5 p.m., and the adult Water Fights...
July 20, 2012 - 3:19pm
July 9, 2011
Siri Freeh crowned Miss Northwest 2011
Siri Freeh, the 21 year-old daughter of David and Rhonda Freeh was crowned Miss Northwest Friday night at the Historic Holmes Theatre. Freeh...
July 9, 2011 - 12:52pm
July 1, 2011
Water Carnival is right around the corner -- admiral ready for the big event
When Aaron Lauinger was chosen as the admiral of the 2011 Northwest Water Carnival, he became the latest in a long line of Detroit Lakes Jaycees...
July 1, 2011 - 4:11pm
July 21, 2010
Carnival finishes strong
Water Carnival's 75th celebration went out with a cannonball-sized splash in its final weekend with bright sunshine bringing record participation to several events. "We sold out Water Carnival buttons for the first time in recent memory," Johnna Thorson said. "We had incredible...
July 21, 2010 - 10:36am
July 10, 2010
Paakh crowned Miss Northwest 2010
Melissa Paakh of Detroit Lakes was crowned Miss Northwest 2010. She is the 17 year-old daughter of Bruce and Lori Paakh. She will be a senior...
July 10, 2010 - 12:32pm
July 8, 2010
Admirals share their favorite memories
Hours, weeks, months goes into planning the Northwest Water Carnival each year. The Jaycees put on the biggest event in Detroit Lakes of the...
July 8, 2010 - 12:00pm
July 22, 2009
Water Carnival keeps 'em hopping
After ten days of games and contests, pageants and shows, concerts and music, food and athletics, all thrown together with camaraderie and community,...
July 22, 2009 - 12:25pm
July 17, 2009
The Detroit Lakes wrestlers and the Jaycees women took home the gold despite chilly conditions in the Northwest Water Carnival water fights Wednesday...
July 17, 2009 - 5:46pm
July 15, 2009
6th Annual Admiral Hat Hunt
FINAL CLUES 1. FOLLOW THE FENCE, THIS HAT HUNT IS INTENSE 2. DON'T USE YOUR ACE CARD BEFORE YOU NEED IT 3. THEN PAST THE SIGN THAT SAYS 35 IS YOUR LIMIT 4. DRIVE TO THE END OF THE LONG LOT, AND YOU ARE NEARING THE SPOT 5. WHEN THEY CHEERED, THIS IS WHERE THEY SAT 6. AND NOW...
July 15, 2009 - 4:46pm
Kicks at the Water Carnival
July 15, 2009 - 3:02pm