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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
Lottie Ann Thomas
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
March 30, 2016
Hennepin County attorney: No charges for officers in shooting of Jamar Clark
MINNEAPOLIS -- There will be no charges against the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the November shooting of Jamar Clark, the Hennepin...
March 30, 2016 - 11:38am
March 17, 2016
Police shoot, kill armed man outside Burnsville, MN, McDonald’s
BURNSVILLE, Minn. -- Burnsville police shot a man to death outside a McDonald’s in the Twin Cities suburb Thursday morning, May 17, the department...
March 17, 2016 - 2:45pm
March 16, 2016
St. Paul police on ISIS hit list
The names of a handful of St. Paul police officers are on a list of Minnesota officers reportedly posted by a group of hackers affiliated with ISIS, the city’s police department said Tuesday. A news website called it a “kill list.” “We’re aware of the list, and any St. Paul...
March 16, 2016 - 11:10am
March 14, 2016
Dayton takings apps for MN police board; four spots to be filled
Gov. Mark Dayton is encouraging all eligible Minnesotans to apply for one of the four current vacancies on the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST Board). The following seats expired on Jan. 4, and, in accordance with Minnesota Statute, will be appointed by June 30....
March 14, 2016 - 5:35am
February 18, 2016
St. Paul cop resigns over ‘run them over’ comment about protesters
ST. PAUL – A St. Paul police sergeant resigned Wednesday after he apologized last month for posting on Facebook “Run them over” in advance of a Black Lives Matter St. Paul march. An internal affairs investigation into Sgt. Jeffrey Rothecker was completed, but his resignation...
February 18, 2016 - 8:08am
February 10, 2016
Black Lives Matter set race protest; shooting lawsuit filed
ST. PAUL – The Twin Cities black community pressed leaders on two fronts Tuesday: promising to shut down a popular ice-racing event and suing...
February 10, 2016 - 9:05am
November 18, 2015
Minneapolis police shooting sparks protests
The fatal Minneapolis police shooting of an unarmed 24-year-old black man was caught on video, but authorities Tuesday said they will not release...
November 18, 2015 - 10:26am
October 17, 2015
Hardees exec apologizes for police discrimination
A Hardee’s restaurant executive issued an apology after employees at the Hardee’s in Milaca refused service to a woman because she is a police officer. Jackie Minks, an officer with the Milaca Police Department, was allegedly denied service Tuesday at the restaurant. Minks...
October 17, 2015 - 5:30am
September 2, 2015
Dayton condemns Black Lives Matter protesters’ chant at Minnesota State Fair
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton thinks a chant of “Pigs in a blanket, fry ’em like bacon,” during a Black Lives Matter St. Paul march to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds “was a terrible thing to say,” his press secretary said Tuesday. His comment came in response to state...
September 2, 2015 - 9:23am
Police forfeitures bring in $21K to DL
Under Minnesota law, equipment used in the commission of a felony, including cars, trucks, guns, trailers, snowmobiles and computers can be seized and sold by law enforcement agencies. How that law is carried out varies widely by agency, according to an annual report by the Minnesota...
August 2, 2015 - 5:30am
July 15, 2015
BCSO raises funds for new K9 unit
The Becker County Sheriff’s Office is raising funds for a new K9 unit, and is asking the community for help. Deputy Cody Bouchie, who will...
July 15, 2015 - 12:45pm
Future unclear for NDSU officers, fines they collected
How does a police department adjust when the highest court says 30 percent of its arrests last year were illegal? North Dakota State University is about to find out. More than 30 percent of arrests by NDSU police, 71 out of 231 arrests, happened entirely off campus in 2014, according...
July 15, 2015 - 12:00pm
July 8, 2015
Whole different atmosphere on DL beach, parks over the July 4 holiday
It’s anybody’s guess how a July 4 holiday will turn out in Detroit Lakes. Last year was edgy, with police busy keeping a lid on trouble...
July 8, 2015 - 1:09pm
July 1, 2015
Fun, yet safe: Ramping up for July 4th
Law enforcement in Detroit Lakes is going to take a more proactive stance this year in dealing with potential troublemakers during the long Independence...
July 1, 2015 - 1:00pm
June 30, 2015
Minnesotans have positive view of cops, survey says
A police union-commissioned survey about attitudes toward police found what union leaders called "an overwhelmingly positive view of local law enforcement" in Minnesota despite clashes and controversies nationwide. The results contrast with a national Gallup survey that put public...
June 30, 2015 - 8:55am