Paula Quam is the editor for Forum Communications Co. newspapers in Detroit Lakes, Perham and Wadena, all in Minnesota.
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It's a local event that continues to gain momentum, as a growing number of people appear more and more anxious for the annual Damien Home Tour in Detroit Lakes. "We were up again last year, to around 500 people now (taking the tour)," said Karen Buboltz, one of the Damiens working to put together the fundraising event. Every year the Detroit Lakes Damiens select five homeowners with some of the most fabulous houses in the area who are willing to open them up to the public. It's a massive open-house tour that is becoming increasingly popular.
On Saturday, Aug. 27, County Road 135 will be closed from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. from Indian Creek Road to Two Inlets Road. Spectators for the Ojibwe Forest Rally and other traffic can follow the County Road 144 detour and go south on on County Road 135 - the detours will be marked.
A White Earth man has been sentenced on a felony drug conviction. Edward Manuel Romero, 25, was found guilty of fifth degree drug possession and was sentenced to 15 months in prison, stayed for five years. He will instead spend 30 days in the Becker County Jail, receiving credit for 14 days of time already served.
An Ogema man made his initial court appearance after being charged with assaulting his girlfriend in a field, allegedly strangling her until she blacked out. John Steven Lattergrass, 29, was arrested after police were called to the Dream Catcher Homes in Ogema on Aug. 5 on a report of a domestic disturbance.
A Detroit Lakes man made his initial court appearance after being charged with felony violating a harassment restraining order (HRO). Justin Matthew King, 40, was arrested July 18 after police were called to a residence on Lyman Lake Road for a report of a violation of an HRO.
Brixx lies crouched down in the shade of a large tree in the backyard of his home — his thick, black fur blending in with the darkness of the shade,...
Detroit Lakes-area women are joining forces, and one by one, they are fighting back against the domestic violence that happens in their own backyards. With the raising of one finger,...
Famed photographer Dorothea Lange once said, “The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” Very few people have the day-job of a professional photographer, but with smartphones and their built-in cameras and an explosion of new possibilities for manipulating photos, it seems more and more people are discovering the joys of photography. For two longtime friends in Detroit Lakes, the art has captured them in a way that they say was very unexpected. Dave and Lee
When the Miss Northwest crown was placed on Hailey Jutz’s brown, curly hair last Friday night, her smile may have gotten even bigger and brighter than the one she’s already...
Strong thunderstorms and straight-line winds upwards of 91 miles per hour ripped through the region overnight, and it appeared to have had its sights set largely on Lake Park. Property...