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'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Blowback over proposed wind turbine near Pelican Lake
No need for Obamacare?: Farmers can now get group insurance through their co-ops
'Christmas miracle at the mall': Free sleigh rides in DL interrupted by spooked horse, no injuries result
Crime & accidents
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Laker wrestlers impressive in win over Bemidji
Laker basketball teams split at TRF
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
'New Standards' for holiday tradition: Show coming to Holmes Theatre this Friday breaks the seasonal mold
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
Thomas Anthony "Tom" Kubat
John Reed King
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Guest Editorial: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
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July 19, 2017
Ahh, good times: 82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival another success
Over the last 10 days, lakes area residents and visitors have dodged water balloons, raced through the streets on mattresses, competed in athletic...
July 19, 2017 - 9:12am
July 14, 2017
The party continues...: Thousands coming out for the 82nd annual Water Carnival
The 82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival brought physical challenges to Detroit Lakes this week, with the annual Tug-O-War taking place on Tuesday...
July 14, 2017 - 3:10pm
July 12, 2017
'Water' you doing this weekend?: 82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival takes over DL
The 82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival is underway in Detroit Lakes, sending waves of fun through the community.
July 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
Photos: 82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival rushes into town
July 12, 2017 - 11:56am
March 3, 2017
'I want to fly, man': Frankie Ballard to play in DL on July 15
Frankie Ballard will play at the Detroit Lakes city beach on July 15 as part of the 2017 Water Carnival.
March 3, 2017 - 10:52am
July 21, 2016
Out with a splash: Water Carnival ends on a high note
Despite the heavy rains that swept through Detroit Lakes multiple times during the early part of last week, and again late Saturday evening,...
July 21, 2016 - 1:19pm
July 18, 2016
Coon Rapids takes pitcher’s duel over Post 15
Post 15’s Parker Hanson and Dan Mathews of Coon Rapids battled on the mound with Post 334 winning 3-1 in an even ball game Saturday during...
July 18, 2016 - 2:11pm
July 13, 2016
Admiral's Hat has been found!
Congratulations Jessica Bolar on finding the Admiral's Hat!
July 13, 2016 - 5:08pm
Photo Gallery: Water Carnival Mania!
July 13, 2016 - 8:30am
July 11, 2016
Water Carnival parade back on route
The Water Carnival parade will be back on its normal route this year, starting at the corner of Front Street and Summit Avenue, heading across Front to Washington Avenue, down Washington to West Lake Drive and ending in front of Zorbaz. The previous article concerning the Water Carnival...
July 11, 2016 - 3:25pm
July 10, 2016
Water Carnival fun continues this week
The opening weekend of the Northwest Water Carnival has been a busy one, with the crowning of Miss Northwest on Friday, the Demolition Derby,...
July 10, 2016 - 5:05am
July 1, 2016
Water Carnival fun starts Friday
Though it won’t include fireworks this year – Monday’s 4th of July festivities will offer plenty of those – the 81st annual Northwest Water Carnival should spark plenty of community spirit when it kicks off this coming Friday, July 8 in Detroit Lakes. Water Carnival Co-Admirals...
July 1, 2016 - 3:36pm
June 13, 2016
Water Carnival looking for Miss Northwest candidates
The search is on for candidates for this year's Miss Northwest and Miss Teen Northwest contest. The Northwest Water Carnival, sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Jaycees, has crowned two lucky ladies within Becker County every year since its inception 81 years ago. To get registered for...
June 13, 2016 - 4:14pm
July 22, 2015
Photo Gallery: Wild Watery Carnival
July 22, 2015 - 11:34am
July 15, 2015
The Admiral's Hat has been found
Carson Tunheim and Molly Gandrud have found the Admiral's Hat. They will be awarded over $200 in prizes!
July 15, 2015 - 2:56pm