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From birds' eye views to up close and personal: DL's Festival of Birds brings visitors from across the U.S. and Canada
Missing red panda found in tree near Fargo zoo
Student Column: A letter to my future college-student self
Man fatally struck by train in downtown Fargo
Bidding farewell: LP-A superintendent set to retire this year after 18 years
DL 8-year-old checks running a half-marathon off his to-do list
Laker girls wrap busy week with another win
Former Park Rapids hockey star commits to SCSU
Otter Tail County to host 2020 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener
Detroit Lakes summer youth softball registration
Richwood Lutheran honors Erickson for 45 years as church organist
Area students graduate from MN colleges
It's graduation time at area colleges
Extension recognizes Audubon couple as 2019 'emerging leaders'
Lions Club 'Bowling Blast' a success
friends & neighbors
Farmers Under Pressure
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Passing the torch: Detroit Lakes Overhead Door sells to new ownership
DLHS Business Professionals of America members place in National Leadership Conference
Ecumen executive director promoted to regional director of operations
Theater, magic and art camps set for this summer at Holmes
A little art, a little music, and a lot of fun: Holmes Art Cellar hosts its first Open Mic Night
Take a look: Red Bridge Park Sculpture Walk will change soon
'Walk for Hope & Peace' exhibition opens at Nemeth
Here, there and everywhere: MN indie rock band to spend week in DL doing workshops, pop-up concerts
George Richard Manke
The Family of
Boyd and Ruby Sharp
Abigail Mae Staab
Essentia Health St. Mary's births
Yvonne L. (Brown) Herzog
Frances "Fran" Johnson
John Paul Roering
Letter: By supporting biodiesel, Collin Peterson stands up for agriculture
MN needs to get broadband program back on track, ASAP
Guest Editorial: Saying 'no' won't lead to budget deal at the Capitol
Superintendent answers questions about Frazee-Vergas referendum
McFeely: Finding inspiration — and diversity — in Pelican Rapids
Otter Tail County to host 2020 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener
This Saturday, about 500,000 anglers will visit Minnesota waters to catch a fish. Here's a closer look.
Anglers can find nutritious, plentiful sunfish in all areas of the state
Eastern phoebes are always a welcome sight
Here's where to find the fish on opening weekend
Turning a corner in Frazee: CornerStone community and youth center now in development
'Race For Survivors' at Holbrook Farms: Eagle Scout plans 5K to benefit the families of fallen service members
'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
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
traffic and construction
May 15, 2019
Public info meeting set for Tuesday: West Avenue, Willow Street to get $7.25 million upgrade this summer
Residents of Willow Street and West Avenue in Detroit Lakes, take heed: The two city thoroughfares are scheduled to undergo a $7.25 million upgrade...
May 15, 2019 - 2:28pm
May 5, 2019
Construction of Acorn Lake part of Heartland Trail to get underway next month
It's been a long time in the making, but construction of the Acorn Lake segment of the Heartland Trail between Detroit Lakes and Frazee is slated...
May 5, 2019 - 12:00pm
April 24, 2019
Naytahwaush, Hawley get Safe Routes to School grants
The Naytahwaush Charter School will receive $13,500 in state planning assistance from the Safe Routes to School program. Planning assistance grants provide communities the resources to convene a team, understand key issues, prioritize strategies and identify solutions that fit local...
April 24, 2019 - 12:09pm
April 23, 2019
Open house for future Highway 87 projects in Frazee scheduled for May 7
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is hosting an open house on Tuesday, May 7 from 5 to 7 p.m., with a presentation at 5:30 p.m., to discuss two upcoming projects on Highway 87. The open house will be held at the Frazee Event Center, 114 N. Lake St. The rural Highway 87 tree-clearing...
April 23, 2019 - 9:11pm
April 9, 2019
Rural bridge collapses due to flooding in northwest Minnesota
Norman County Sheriff's Office reported a bridge over a drainage ditch in rural Norman County failed due to floodwaters Tuesday, April 9, according...
April 9, 2019 - 6:40pm
April 1, 2019
Lane closure on Interstate 94 in Moorhead begins Tuesday
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Motorists heading westbound on Interstate 94 near Moorhead will encounter a lane closure between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., on Tuesday, April 2. The left lane will be closed from 34th Street to the Red River Bridge as crews complete repairs to the center median guardrail....
April 1, 2019 - 3:14pm
February 25, 2019
Unhappy with Highland Drive, township turns to county for help
Detroit Township has turned to Becker County for help upgrading Highland Drive, which serves as a connection between Highway 10 and Highway 34...
February 25, 2019 - 11:44am
MnDOT warns motorists of water over the road on Hwy 200 west of Roy Lake
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Motorists traveling on Highway 200 between Highway 59 and Roy Lake are advised to drive with caution. Water over the road near the junction with Mahnomen County Road 4 is causing icy conditions.
February 25, 2019 - 9:16am
February 6, 2019
Open House to gather input for future of Highway 10 and 75 Corridors in Moorhead rescheduled to Tuesday, Feb. 12
MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Council of Governments (Metro COG), MATBus, and the City of Moorhead invites you to an open house meeting on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to share information...
February 6, 2019 - 1:27pm
Winter Storm Warning issued in NW Minnesota: MnDOT reminds drivers to use caution
Heavy snow has been forecasted for portions of northwest Minnesota beginning Wednesday evening. The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists of the importance of good winter driving habits. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for portions...
February 6, 2019 - 1:23pm
December 15, 2018
‘Norby Flats’ project will restore 112-year-old storefront in downtown DL
Big changes are coming to the former Norby’s Department Store in downtown Detroit Lake, which closed this summer after 112 years in business. Three buildings that made up the department store will be renovated on the outside and returned to their original look of a century ago....
December 15, 2018 - 10:39pm
July 24, 2018
Going, going, gone...Demolition of old Boys & Girls Club underway
The Boys & Girls Club's old home on Richwood Road is no more. Demolition began Tuesday afternoon on the 13,000 square foot structure, which has...
July 24, 2018 - 5:08pm
May 23, 2018
Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Even before the stroke of Gov. Mark Dayton's pen on the state bonding bill, demolition is underway at a sprawling...
May 23, 2018 - 9:35pm
April 10, 2018
Ask A trooper: A 12-foot boat in a 7-foot truck bed?
Question: I have a short box pick-up. A friend wanted me to carry two 12-foot aluminum boats he had purchased. Being as they would have extended...
April 10, 2018 - 10:15am
March 17, 2018
Man reported missing from the Cormorant area
The Becker County Sheriff's Department is seeking information on the wherabouts of Eric Sheldon Hambleton, 29. Hambleton was reported missing...
March 17, 2018 - 5:40pm