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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
July 10, 2017
Highway 10 median project begins today from Lake Park to Frazee
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Motorists on Highway 10 between Lake Park and Frazee will encounter intermittent lane closures starting July 10 as crews begin median work in several locations. The project includes the installation of several left turn lanes as well as a handful of median...
July 10, 2017 - 10:04am
June 20, 2017
Lake Park man charged with burglary
Christopher Steven Harstad, 31, of Lake Park has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree burglary. According to court records, on April 18, he allegedly entered a residence through a back garage door and stole a TV set from the living room, a GoPro waterproof...
June 20, 2017 - 9:00am
June 12, 2017
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, May 30 At 11:51 a.m. a caller reported a break in on the 36000 block of Loon Drive in Ogema, where the residence door had been left open and a window had been broken, but nothing was reportedly missing. At 3:22 p.m. a puppy was reportedly stolen from the 31000 block of Highway...
June 12, 2017 - 8:28am
June 11, 2017
134,000 chicks believed dead in poultry barn blaze near Hawley
HAWLEY, Minn. – Up to 134,000 chicks are believed dead after a large fire Sunday afternoon at a chicken barn near here. The blaze was reported...
June 11, 2017 - 6:17pm
May 31, 2017
Area students named to M State president's list
Minnesota State Community and Technical College has named 670 students to its president's list for the 2017 spring semester. Area students named to the president's list are the following (listed alphabetically by hometown):
May 31, 2017 - 12:56pm
May 12, 2017
Charge dismissed against former Lake Park mayor
A felony charge of financial exploitation has been dismissed against a former Lake Park mayor. Aaron Lee Wittnebel, 36, had been charged in Becker County District Court with felony financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult.
May 12, 2017 - 10:00am
May 11, 2017
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Hanson of Lake Park are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Chloe Hanson to Samuel Gill, son of Jim and...
May 11, 2017 - 9:53am
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, April 25 At 7:45 a.m. five mailboxes were found smashed along the 17000 block of Disse Road in Detroit Lakes. At 10:53 a.m. a chainsaw was stolen from the 19000 block of County Road 131 in Detroit Lakes. At 11:27 p.m. a caller reported someone burning garbage on the corner...
May 11, 2017 - 9:40am
March 23, 2017
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
James Amdal, 97, played basketball and graduated from Lake Park high school in 1938. He was seated courtside at Williams Arena for Lake Park-Audubon’s...
March 23, 2017 - 2:56pm
March 16, 2017
Lake Park woman sentenced for drugs
Sharon Mae Wisk, 54, of 2055 Second St., Lake Park has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. Two other felony counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime were dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records,...
March 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 9, 2017
Here comes da bus: State may pay for new county transit bus, service to Lake Park, Audubon
If all goes well, Becker County will soon be the proud owner of a new 20-passenger transit bus, five new Armer radios for its transit system,...
March 9, 2017 - 9:00am
March 4, 2017
Local students serve as orientation leaders at BSU
Kassandra DuChene, Detroit Lakes, and Jessica Dalen, Lake Park, were among 28 Bemidji State University students who helped welcome new students to campus as orientation leaders during fall 2016 semester start-up activities. DuChene is a junior in the nursing program at BSU, while...
March 4, 2017 - 7:00am
February 24, 2017
Area students graduate from NDSU
The following area students were among those who graduated from North Dakota State University in Fargo this fall (listed alphabetically by hometown, with degrees and academic honors in parentheses): From Detroit Lakes: Elisabeth Katie Brekke (Bachelor of Science, zoology); Andrew...
February 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 10, 2017
Tradition and a 40-mile trek: Midnight Riders celebrate 50th anniversary of Old Timers Run
It looked as though the whole town—and a yeti—was gathered at the Lake Park Liquor Store to prepare for the 50th annual Midnight...
February 10, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 9, 2017
DeSautel earns academic honors at Dakota State
Becky DeSautel, Lake Park, was among those part-time students at Dakota State University (DSU) in Madison, S.D., to qualify for the President's Academic Honors list for the 2016 fall semester. A total of 452 full-time and 223 part-time students qualified for the honor by achieving...
February 9, 2017 - 9:00am