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Giving Back to Mom Contest
Boy thrown from Mall of America balcony has ‘zero brain damage,’ his pastor says
Inebriated man leads Becker County sheriff's deputy on pursuit Easter morning
Minn. woman sentenced for attempted murder
Crime & accidents
Minnesota boys to be allowed on high school dance teams
Detroit Lakes summer boys basketball camps
Youth Bowling tournament winners
Green Wave hand Laker tennis fourth loss
Laker boys sweep Earlybird Golf Invite
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
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
Country Kitchen building purchased; new owners set their sights on sushi, hibachi
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
Boyd and Ruby Sharp
Abigail Mae Staab
Essentia Health St. Mary's births
Area students achieve academic honors
Elisabeth Grace Singleton
Kathleen Joy Mortenson
Marlys E. Ortlepp
Harold V. Sanders
Creative? Want to raise your I.Q.? Let's talk toothpicks
Guest Editorial: End the secrecy and release federal BWCA study
Letter: DL community rallies to find Manda Panda
Letter: Rep. Green on why he skipped the League forum in DL
Letter: Here's why I'm voting no on the Frazee School referendum
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
'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
'A big demon': Joe Johnson shares his story of addiction, getting clean, and the changed man he is today
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 17, 2019
Patrick Scully is Walt Whitman April 18 in Wadena
The Wadena County Historical Society will host Patrick Scully's "Leaves of Grass — Illuminated" in Wadena at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 18,...
April 17, 2019 - 11:54am
April 10, 2019
Pets + theater: Rescued cats, dogs to take on acting roles in Saturday show at Holmes
Performing animals have been entertaining crowds around the globe for centuries. But how many times have you seen a show where the pets are given...
April 10, 2019 - 11:30am
April 3, 2019
These Shining Lives: DLHS’s 2019 spring play highlights tragic, real life story of the ‘Radium Dial girls’
Back in the 1920s, jobs for young women were hard to come by, and rarely paid well — so when the watch company Radium Dial began offering...
April 3, 2019 - 4:06pm
April 2, 2019
Tigers, and elephants, and bears — oh my! Shrine Circus coming to DL Thursday
For the past 24 years, the El Zagal Shrine has been bringing its circus to Detroit Lakes for one day every spring — and this year's visit...
April 2, 2019 - 4:08pm
March 31, 2019
12 of 12,000: Detroit Lakes' Holmes Theatre, League of Women Voters team up to present '12 Angry Men' — with all female cast
The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution will turn 100 years old in 2020 — and many people think that once this amendment gave women...
March 31, 2019 - 3:36pm
March 22, 2019
Essays due April 1 for NYM's Great American Think-Off
The Great American Think-Off is seeking essay submissions for its 27th annual philosophy competition. It is free to submit your essay of 750...
March 22, 2019 - 8:00am
March 6, 2019
'Jerome of the Snake' to make public debut in Detroit Lakes this Friday
It's not often that Detroit Lakes' Historic Holmes Theatre gets an opportunity to debut an entirely new theatrical work — but that's just...
March 6, 2019 - 8:00am
February 20, 2019
'Call of the Wild' to be presented at Holmes Theatre this Thursday
Back in 1903, author Jack London penned "The Call of the Wild," a classic adventure story set during the Klondike Gold Rush in 1800s Alaska —...
February 20, 2019 - 11:10am
'Old Friends,' reunited: Keillor and fellow ‘Prairie Home’ alums coming to Holmes Theatre this Friday
For 42 years, from 1974-2016, writer/storyteller Garrison Keillor and his merry band of "A Prairie Home Companion" cohorts gathered every Saturday...
February 20, 2019 - 11:04am
January 23, 2019
'Leaves of Grass: Illuminated': One-man show coming to Holmes breathes new life into Whitman’s poetry
A man ahead of his time: This is how Minnesota actor Patrick Scully describes Walt Whitman, the iconic character he he portrays in the one-man...
January 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
January 19, 2019
In 35 minutes or less: DLHS cast preparing for one-act play competition
For fans of high school sports, January is a month filled with trips to see basketball and hockey games, Nordic and alpine skiing races, wrestling...
January 19, 2019 - 7:00pm
December 5, 2018
'That's the magic of Medora': Friends rally around holiday show to overcome illnesses
FARGO — "A Magical Medora Christmas" is traveling four states to play 30 shows in 24 communities in one month's time, including two performances...
December 5, 2018 - 1:19pm
November 14, 2018
Perham Community Musical "Aida" premieres Friday
Cast members moved swiftly to prepare costumes, microphones and set pieces during a rehearsal for the upcoming community musical "Aida." Director...
November 14, 2018 - 3:42pm
November 3, 2018
A whale of a tale: 'Ishmael' sails into Detroit Lakes Nov. 9
Even those who have not read Herman Melville's epic novel, "Moby Dick," are probably familiar with at least some of the story: The quest of Captain...
November 3, 2018 - 5:45pm
October 29, 2018
Solo show about Walt Whitman explores male relationships
The Cultural Center in New York Mills will host Patrick Scully as Walt Whitman in "Leaves of Grass — Illuminated" on Saturday, Nov. 3 at...
October 29, 2018 - 4:22pm