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Celebrating 50 years of music: Heart O'Lakes Harmony Chorus putting on reunion performance this weekend
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Man sentenced for breaking roommate's jaw
Anti-pipeline video game sparks bill over Legacy funds
Leading ladies of the lakes: Museum launches series focusing on region's female leaders
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
Laker wrestling season stats
Thunderbirds co-op fulfills lifelong dreams of players and coaches
Thompson breaks through; state wrestlers cap banner season
Tucker Hibbert claims 11th Pro National Snocross 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
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
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
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
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
January 26, 2018
Letter: Looking back on 3 major road projects in one season
In Minnesota, there is winter and construction season. For Becker County, MNDOT unveiled plans for three projects in one summer (actually three seasons). For you hockey fans, that's a hat trick. Why three projects in a short time period? It could be planning projects simply coming...
January 26, 2018 - 11:00am
November 10, 2017
WE Fest assault was costly for Nelson man
Samuel Bennett Fischer, 24, of Nelson, Minn., has completed the terms of his stayed sentence and a felony charge of third-degree assault - substantial bodily harm has been dismissed in Becker County District Court.
November 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
October 19, 2017
Carrie Underwood final headliner for 2018 WE Fest
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Superstar singer Carrie Underwood has been announced as the third and final headliner of next summer's country music...
October 19, 2017 - 12:52pm
August 6, 2017
WE Fest 2017 goes out with a bang: Houser, Eldredge and Bryan keep the party going long into the night
It may have been the final night of WE Fest 2017, but the party at Detroit Lakes' Soo Pass Ranch showed no signs of slowing down on Saturday,...
August 6, 2017 - 1:44am
August 5, 2017
Giving back, behind the scenes: Local volunteers help make WE Festers’ visit to DL a good experience
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — WE Fest, the iconic country music festival that wrapped up its 35th anniversary celebration on Saturday, Aug. 5,...
August 5, 2017 - 4:54pm
Good vibe Friday: Eli Young Band, Darius Rucker, Zac Brown Band keep the country jams coming
If there was ever a night to celebrate cross-genre music, it was with Friday’s group of WE Fest headliners. Eli Young Band kicked off just...
August 5, 2017 - 1:42am
August 3, 2017
Sun, stars shine as WE Fest opens
DETROIT LAKES, Minn—While potential rain threatened to dampen the spirits of WE Fest, concert-goers weren't going to let questionable weather...
August 3, 2017 - 10:35pm
Letter: Oh, how the laws change for WE Fest
As I drove to work to meet with my clients on Saturday, July 30, I noticed a few campers lined up along Highway 59 South, three or four, waiting to be first in line to get their camping spot for Wednesday, the day they are allowed into the WE Fest campgrounds. On Sunday, a few more...
August 3, 2017 - 4:38pm
Ready for WE Fest: Locals prepare for the three-day party
It's WE Fest time again, and local law enforcement and retailers are ready for the crowds. Randy Buhr, who manages Detroit Lakes municipal liquor...
August 3, 2017 - 4:37pm
August 2, 2017
Let the celebration begin!: WE Fest's 35th anniversary kicks off Thursday
Though the celebrating has already begun for some — campers began lining up outside the festival grounds as early as Monday morning, and...
August 2, 2017 - 1:09pm
August 1, 2017
Gone country or mission to Mars? Area music fans between two big shows
The region's biggest musical weekend of the year kicks off Thursday when WE Fest opens in Detroit Lakes, Minn. The annual three-day event, which...
August 1, 2017 - 8:46am
July 24, 2017
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
Do you love WE Fest AND Bruno Mars? Were you torn about what to do when you found out Bruno Mars is smack in the middle of the largest country...
July 24, 2017 - 1:48pm
July 20, 2017
So close they can taste it: DL's Holmes Theatre to host WE Fest Karaoke Roundup finale on Saturday
They come from towns across Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin, with dreams of not only opening a show for some of the biggest stars in country music, but of landing a recording contract of their own. And this year, for the first time, the finalists in the 2017 WE Fest Karaoke...
July 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 22, 2017
Full WE Fest lineup announced
The full three-day lineup has been announced for the 35th Anniversary WE Fest celebration, set for Aug. 3-5 at Detroit Lakes' Soo Pass Ranch....
March 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
December 18, 2016
WE Fest 2017's third headliner is... Lady Antebellum
Lady Antebellum will make their WE Fest debut at the Soo Pass Ranch next summer. Townsquare Media announced on Thursday that the chart-topping...
December 18, 2016 - 11:00am