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Enter the Giving Back to Mom Contest!
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
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
Guest Editorial: End the secrecy and release federal BWCA study
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
February 10, 2019
Chiseling a place in local lore: Ice carvers come from all over MN, ND to compete in local contest
They came from as far away as Rochester, Minnesota, and as close by as Audubon: Five teams of competitive carvers gathered outside the Detroit...
February 10, 2019 - 2:05pm
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
June 4, 2018
Coming attractions: What's happening this month in the lakes area
Ventriloquist coming to Shooting Star June 8 MAHNOMEN — Terry Fator, multi-talented comedian and winner of season two of NBC's "America's...
June 4, 2018 - 9:41am
February 22, 2018
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Got hotdish? You betcha! Polar Fest's inaugural 'Minne-Soda' Hotdish Challenge brought in nine mouthwatering contributions from area businesses,...
February 22, 2018 - 9:00am
November 9, 2017
They're 'DL Strong': Group of 17 local athletes takes part in Fargo Mania competition
For eight weeks they trained, heading on over to the CrossFit Detroit Lakes gymnasium twice a week for hourlong coaching sessions with their...
November 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 2, 2017
Submissions sought for national writing contest
The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, as the Library of Congress-designated Minnesota Center for the Book, along with local sponsor the Minnesota Council of Teachers of English, calls all Minnesota students in grades 4-12 to share their love of literature by participating...
October 2, 2017 - 3:20pm
August 23, 2017
Long list of champions crowned at 2017 county fair
The Becker County Fair Board recently released a complete list of winners for all of the competitions held during the 2017 fair, which took place July 26-29. The Senior division includes competitors from 9th grade on up; Junior division is designated for those in grades 6-8; and the...
August 23, 2017 - 10:29am
March 31, 2017
DL students place in top percentages at NDSU math contest
Students from Detroit Lakes High School (DLHS) participated in the Tri-College Math Contest at NDSU, and many placed in the top 10 percent or...
March 31, 2017 - 11:46am
February 16, 2017
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Students from area high schools gathered at M State Detroit Lakes on Jan. 25 to compete in several different business related competitions at...
February 16, 2017 - 9:00am
July 1, 2016
Local bodybuilders flex their achievements
Bodybuilding isn’t all fun and games, and three local Detroit Lakes residents can agree to that. Kate Busker, 35, Geana Schwartz, 37, and...
July 1, 2016 - 1:33pm
April 19, 2015
Qwerty Robotics heads for the big show
It’s been a big season for Detroit Lakes’ QWERTY Robotics Team, a group of local students who share a love of robotics and technology. After...
April 19, 2015 - 5:00am
October 10, 2008
Leaping into competition
He may not have been a part of it for long, but Detroit Lakes' Brendan Pucel is already making a name for himself in Dock Dogs competition. The...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
Park Rapids carves out the competition
Area lumberjacks and lumberjills will cheer on two chainsaw-wielding wood carvers as they create sculptures in Park Rapids this weekend. The "Battle of the Sexes Chainsaw Event" will be one of the main draws at the fourth annual Lakes, Loons and Legends Fest on Friday and Saturday...
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Equine competition is Sunday
Equine Eventing, also called Combined Training, is new to the North Dakota Horse Park. Eventing is an equestrian triathlon sport, which consists of three phases: dressage, cross-country jumping and stadium jumping. The challenge for horses and riders is to demonstrate that a supremely...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
High demand for quality fleece requires shear excellence
Spring is just around the corner and shepherds all across Minnesota are gearing up to shear their woolly flocks. And for some, today's shearing can lead to tomorrow's blue ribbon. Quality fleece is in such demand these days, that hand-spinners are searching the Internet and traveling...
February 10, 2008 - 12:00am