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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 11, 2019
Paying homage to the past with an eye on the future: Renovations underway at old Norby's building
The Norby Flats project is starting to take shape, and people are noticing. Exterior renovations began a couple weeks ago, with a fence and orange...
April 11, 2019 - 2:59pm
March 27, 2019
Home and Sport Show fills both arenas at Kent Freeman
The 2019 Home and Sport Show was held this past weekend, March 23-24, at Kent Freeman Arena in Detroit Lakes. A total of 84 exhibitors were there,...
March 27, 2019 - 11:00am
December 13, 2018
Update: Burnside’s building knocked down to make way for Midtown development
A 10,880-square-foot retail and residential development has been proposed on south Washington Avenue. The four-story building, dubbed Midtown...
December 13, 2018 - 11:10am
December 7, 2018
Series message: David can beat Goliath
If you think your shopping habits don't really matter, that buying items online instead of locally doesn't have an impact, think again. Local stores depend heavily on support from local residents, and every time you decide to order something online from Amazon or shop out of town,...
December 7, 2018 - 1:23pm
Building on tomorrow: Detroit Lakes sees economic boom
Editor's note: We live in a time of rapid change — change that does not entirely skip over small Minnesota towns like this one. Today,...
December 7, 2018 - 1:19pm
November 23, 2018
Detroit Lakes store owners talk challenges, strategies with online competition
Downtown Detroit Lakes is alive and well. Between a thriving tourism industry in the summer and hard-working community members who are dedicated...
November 23, 2018 - 1:33pm
September 24, 2018
EpiPen shortage persists for some: Lifesaving device still in short supply as prices rise
DULUTH — When he was 13 months old, Keenan Oswald's mom gave him a taste of a new treat: peanut butter toast. "He stuck it on his tongue,...
September 24, 2018 - 6:05am
August 7, 2018
Crazy Daze is here!
Crazy Daze, the annual one-day sale that takes over downtown Detroit Lakes each year on the first Tuesday in August, got underway at 7 a.m. today....
August 7, 2018 - 2:09pm
July 25, 2018
Dollar General store opens in Lake Park
LAKE PARK—Dollar General's newest store at 2092 S. Second St. in Lake Park is now open. The store offers everyday essentials at competitive...
July 25, 2018 - 1:09pm
November 4, 2017
Book World to close its six stores in Minn., ND
APPLETON, Wis.—Book lovers are likely to shed a tear at Tuesday's announcement by Book World Inc.—it is closing all its stores because...
November 4, 2017 - 3:00pm
October 12, 2017
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
Norby's owners and staff accepted the Retailer of the Year Award at the 2017 Minnesota's Retail Champions Awards on Wednesday night. Winners...
October 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 22, 2017
Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
Sears Holdings Corp, once the largest U.S. retailer, warned on Tuesday, March 21, about its ability to continue as a going concern after years...
March 22, 2017 - 11:00am
March 12, 2015
Target plays costly game of catch-up
MINNEAPOLIS -- Smart, stylish young people have long been drawn to Target Corp. headquarters, eager to join the buying teams and marketing groups that made the company famous for cheap-chic. But beyond those Minneapolis offices, the retailing ground was shifting. The rise of...
March 12, 2015 - 8:20am
November 26, 2014
Some big box employees ‘give thanks’ for day off
For a growing number of retail workers, Black Friday is a commercial black hole inexorably nibbling away at their Thanksgiving holiday. But for some, Thanksgiving Day remains a moment of calm before the shopping season storm. One quiet spot Thursday will be the West Fargo Costco...
November 26, 2014 - 12:30pm
November 24, 2014
Some national retailers promote decision to stay closed on Thanksgiving
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The term “Black Friday” is slowly becoming a misnomer as more retailers begin opening their doors on Thursday. And...
November 24, 2014 - 8:18am