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Resignation under fire: Pelican Rapids coach accused of sexual misconduct quits district job after school reopens investigation
Five charged in DL parking lot assault
Minnesota man faces 11th charge of driving while intoxicated
Happenings in the lakes area
Red Wing duo goes low; Lakers fourth at Alex Invite
Justesen leads Laker boys at Ridges
Lions name Twigg as next head football coach
Sundown bowling league celebrates season
Laker softball remains unbeaten in road sweep
Family histories: N.P. Hanson family
Eagles give $300 to Food Pantry
Area students are excelling academically at colleges across MN, N.D.
Area students earn academic honors
friends & neighbors
Sanford investing over $100M to make Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo a 'destination' for treatment
Detroit Lakes hotel named best of AmericInn
HOMe offers to help homebuyers
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
The Pinke Post: How Vergas Hardware and this column are related
Miranda Lambert, Elle King, more to play the Fargodome
Patrick Scully is Walt Whitman April 18 in Wadena
Country superstar Chris Janson coming to Shooting Star Friday
Sneaky cents: Parents say finances can be impacted by children's 'Fortnite' spending and threats from hackers
Police chief orders ‘Pokemon’ to go as players create hazards at Minn. fairgrounds
The Family of
Boyd and Ruby Sharp
Abigail Mae Staab
Essentia Health St. Mary's births
Area students achieve academic honors
Gerald D. Galbrecht
Margaret J. Bellefeuille
Coleman A. Nordhausen
Guest Editorial: Young voters show political power
Letter: We need more plug-ins for electric cars in Detroit Lakes
Letter: USMCA provides the lift that Minnesota soybean farmers need
Sen. Utke explains why he skipped DL forum
Creative? Want to raise your I.Q.? Let's talk toothpicks
DNR seeks input about deer seasons, changes for youth deer, wild turkey and trapping seasons
Laabs column: Even hardcore ice angers are now done for the season
It gets interesting when squirrels try to beat 'squirrel-proof' feeders
Ravens are among the smartest of birds
Catching the end of the walleye season at Rainy River
'A really cool situation': College student Laker alums create scholarships for new grads
'I'm a good person': Schizophrenia has turned Kyle Larson's life upside down
'It's just something you deal with': Erika Gilsdorf, creator of the 'Inside Out' campaign, talks about her experience with OCD
'Not just sadness': Depression has many faces for DL grad Jessica Ekholm
'A constant companion': Anxiety is a daily reality for Kristina Story
Polar Fest 2019
Breaking boards and swinging swords: Martial arts Break-A-Thon raises $2,200
A Chocolate Fantasy: Museum fundraiser was a hit with Polar Fest-ers
Cold molds: Snow sculptures a sight to see at City Park
Oodles of noodles: Hundreds had a (meat) ball at Polar-ific Spaghetti Dinner
Deuces Wild returns to Holmes Theatre stage Saturday
April 15, 2019
Watermark announces call for art for water-themed exhibit
Watermark Art Center is seeking artists of all medias to submit work for an upcoming group exhibition. "Nibikaang — From the Water" will celebrate the importance of water in everyday life. The premise of the exhibit is to have artists living within the Mississippi Watershed,...
April 15, 2019 - 12:26am
March 19, 2019
The origin of the Enchanted Highway: North Dakota man creates metal sculptures to save small town
REGENT, N.D. — In 1989, Kevin Costner starred in a Hollywood blockbuster titled “Field of Dreams.” In that movie, an Iowa farmer hears...
March 19, 2019 - 4:11pm
March 16, 2019
'I was touched — and very humbled': Holmes Theatre director receives award from MN Citizens for the Arts
It's been 17 years since Amy Stoller Stearns first came to work at Detroit Lakes' Historic Holmes Theatre, and nearly 16 years since she became...
March 16, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 4, 2019
Introducing the Holmes Art Cellar: New creative space inside the DL Senior Center to host open house Friday
Last fall, Historic Holmes Theatre Arts Outreach Director Beth Gilbert embarked on a joint venture with the Detroit Lakes Senior Center to revamp...
March 4, 2019 - 9:54am
February 28, 2019
Quintessential quilts: Spicer woman, who draws inspiration from great-grandmother, is 2019 Quilter of the Year
SPICER — At one end of Heather Peterson's sunlit, second-story studio, small pieces of fabric that are cut into small geometric shapes...
February 28, 2019 - 10:32pm
January 17, 2019
Chipping away at it: Volunteers are making progress on Polar Fest ice structures
Work has begun on the royal transformation of the Detroit Lakes City Beach and Park into a winter wonderland fit for a king. On Monday, volunteers...
January 17, 2019 - 5:10pm
January 9, 2019
Anishinaabe Arts Initiative grants awarded
The Region 2 Arts Council recently awarded $6,907 through the Anishinaabe Arts Initiative (AAI) Program, which is governed by the AAI Council. Monies awarded are for arts activities related to its mission of supporting, maintaining and promoting traditional and contemporary Native...
January 9, 2019 - 1:32pm
November 15, 2018
Ready to celebrate winter: DL Ice Harvest Committee announces 3-year plan for ‘MN Sn’Ice’
OK, so with Detroit Lake recording one of its earliest "freeze-up" dates in years on Tuesday, local residents may not be quite ready to celebrate...
November 15, 2018 - 7:00am
September 30, 2018
Area artists sought for mobile art project
Imagine creating artwork that travels around west central Minnesota. Imagine interacting with people to help them reflect and connect to their communities. Imagine collaborating with other artists on such a venture. That's the imagination behind a new $10,000 art commission just...
September 30, 2018 - 10:31pm
September 27, 2018
ART LEAP 2018: Regional artists open studios for annual driving tour
Sunny skies greeted art enthusiasts last weekend as they traveled to open studios throughout Hubbard, Becker and Wadena counties. Art Leap 2018...
September 27, 2018 - 4:59pm
September 19, 2018
Art Leap expands in 2018
Art Leap, an "open studio event" featuring artists and guest artists, will expand from 14 to 22 sites, serving approximately 60 artists and...
September 19, 2018 - 1:32pm
September 8, 2018
Belling, Voss art exhibit at DL library through October
Detroit Lakes artists Todd Voss and Fern Belling are showcasing a variety of their paintings in the Detroit Lakes Public Library through Oct....
September 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 31, 2018
Menahga man crafts X-wing starfighter
A long time ago (last month, actually), in a galaxy far, far away (called Menahga), a noble science-fiction fan designed and constructed an...
August 31, 2018 - 2:04pm
'Art by the Lake' this weekend
Leech Lake Art League will hold Art by the Lake, their 52nd annual show, at The Chase on the Lake. The show will begin with an open reception...
August 31, 2018 - 1:24pm
June 5, 2018
Summer camp... at the museum? County museum to host kids’ day camps in June, July and August
For the first time ever, the Becker County Museum in Detroit Lakes will be hosting summer day camps for kids throughout the summer. "The museum...
June 5, 2018 - 9:19pm