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Roy to take on Mason for secretary-treasurer job
Feeling the strain: In the Computer Age, digital eye strain has become an epidemic
DL man charged with motor vehicle theft
Park Rapids man sentenced for burglary
Woman charged after being caught driving stolen Trailblazer
Lakers swimmers third at Otter Invite
Hibbert continues win streak at Jackson Hole Snocross
Vikings hold on for victory over Frazee girls
State-ranked Prowlers down Laker girls
On second thought, Thielen says call was good
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
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
Home-grown talent: Crookston siblings--triplets and a single--may be featured on HGTV as reality house-flipping stars
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Minerva Lorraine Anderson
John Reed King
JoAnn R. Dexter
Donald L. Johnson
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
November 16, 2016
MN gas prices down last week
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 5.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.98/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in...
November 16, 2016 - 8:51am
November 10, 2016
A soft place to land; DL’s Drake Counseling finds a new, ‘homier’ location
Drake Counseling Services has a new location--and with the new Highway 10 address comes new services for clients. "We moved out here because...
November 10, 2016 - 10:38am
Gas prices down in the past week
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 4.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.04/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.5 cents per gallon...
November 10, 2016 - 9:15am
'A Labor of Love' Slated for destruction, old schoolhouse gets new life on TRF farmstead
NEAR THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—Faye Auchenpaugh could not bear the thought of the old one-room country schoolhouse that she had attended...
November 10, 2016 - 5:24am
November 6, 2016
Yelling timber; Warm fall gives public works chance to remove hazardous trees from city park
The Detroit Lakes Public Works Department has been chopping down a number of trees throughout the city parks over the last couple of weeks. But...
November 6, 2016 - 6:19am
Coffee with the candidates; Minnesota DFLers visit Detroit Lakes, talk healthcare, farm bills
DFLers, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, Minn. Sen. Rod Skoe, and Bryan Klabunde, who is running for Minnesota State Representative,...
November 6, 2016 - 5:09am
November 5, 2016
Essentia Health encourages people to 'start the beat'
Essentia Health is encouraging its employees and the public to help fight sudden cardiac arrest by signing a petition to "Start the Beat." The petition is asking the White House to begin a national campaign to bring awareness to the serious public health problem of sudden cardiac...
November 5, 2016 - 12:10pm
Crime & Accidents
Friday, Oct. 28 At 5:39 p.m. a caller reported a vehicle had been broken into overnight while it was parked on the 1100 block of Summit Avenue in Frazee. A few items were reported stolen. At 6:53 p.m. kids were reportedly stealing political signs near M&H. At 10:10 p.m. a caller reported...
November 5, 2016 - 5:28am
November 2, 2016
I'll Tile and Stone hosts Festival of Trees
People have been decorating their homes with Christmas trees since the tradition sparked in 16th Century Germany, according to the History Channel....
November 2, 2016 - 10:00am
November 1, 2016
Bell again named among nation's 'Best banks to work for'
Bell Bank has again been named by American Banker Magazine as one of the "Best Banks to Work For." Bell was number one among banks with $3 billion to $10 billion in assets and ranked third overall among only 60 banks to achieve "Best Bank" status. This is the fourth year for the program,...
November 1, 2016 - 3:25pm
October 31, 2016
Noon Rotary carries out Halloween safety project
Every year for Halloween the Noon Rotary carries out a safety project, supplying area school students (grades preschool through grade 6) with...
October 31, 2016 - 9:53am
October 30, 2016
'Homing' in on filling the need
There's a high demand for housing in the Detroit Lakes area, so the city, along with the MMCDC (Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation),...
October 30, 2016 - 6:12am
October 29, 2016
Crime & Accidents
Thursday, Oct. 20 At 11:35 a.m. an ice auger and ice house were reported stolen from the 200 block of Eagle Street in Audubon. At 1:56 p.m. a caller reported an attempted burglary on the 33000 block of Highway 34 in Detroit Lakes, where a door handle was busted and a window had been...
October 29, 2016 - 6:03am
October 27, 2016
Minnesota gas prices still falling but higher than last year
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.11/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.8 cents per gallon in...
October 27, 2016 - 5:03am
October 26, 2016
In the shadow: Bobby Vee and The Shadows adored by local, national fans alike
A career which boasted a four-decade run, producing 25 albums, 38 songs on the Billboard top 100 charts, six gold singles, 14 top 40 hits and...
October 26, 2016 - 10:55am