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County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
High court allows counties to pick financial auditors
Moorhead looks to new development strategies as Herbergers set to close
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
Gopher Road Trip coming to Perham
Smith, Huskers to battle for Big Ten Championship
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
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
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
July 23, 2013
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