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Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Goodbye, phosphorus--Rice Lake project moving forward
Hot jobs in Becker County: Majority of jobs only requiring two-year degrees
Crime & accidents
Clay County man charged with taking video, photos of nude child
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Lamoureuxs ready for one more shot at gold
Warroad girls look to take home state hockey title
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
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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