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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
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 16, 2019
A little silly, a little chilly: Polar Fest makes a big splash in its final weekend
The blistering cold let up just enough Saturday to allow event-goers to enjoy the Polar Plunge, Beer Quaffing at the Hub, and Fat Tire Bike Demo,...
February 16, 2019 - 6:08pm
What is beer quaffing, you ask?
Don't drop it.
February 16, 2019 - 6:00pm
February 12, 2019
Reeling in a big one: Poles 'N Holes event went on as planned, despite the frigid temps Saturday
Groups of anglers gathered in a warming tent Saturday in the middle of Little Detroit Lake, while outside roughly 500 to 600 dedicated fishermen...
February 12, 2019 - 9:27pm
February 7, 2019
Another winter storm closes down Detroit Lakes, puts damper on winter activities
It seems like the whole town has shut down again due to blizzard conditions today. School was cancelled. A number of businesses closed their...
February 7, 2019 - 4:06pm
February 1, 2019
In the ice box: Holiday Inn opens bar in ice house in Little Detroit Lakes
The Holiday Inn is making the most of the cold with an ice house bar, dubbed "The Ice Box H21," on Little Detroit Lake. "It's just a novel idea,"...
February 1, 2019 - 10:00am
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
November 12, 2018
The DL Ice Palace was a big hit... so what's next?
As winter once again descends on the lakes area, the Detroit Lakes Ice Harvest Steering Committee — the folks behind the creation of King Isbit's...
November 12, 2018 - 3:37pm
July 26, 2018
Stay thirsty (and hungry), friends...City's food and beverage tax revenue, liquor sales both on the rise in 2018
Despite an unusually long, bitterly cold winter — or maybe, in part, because of it — Detroit Lakes visitors and residents alike have...
July 26, 2018 - 8:36am
March 27, 2018
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Thank you! As co-chairs of the Ice Harvest and Ice Palace, we want to give a big thank you to the Detroit Lakes community and to everyone in the surrounding communities who helped us build an ice palace this winter! We all can be so proud to know that each time we needed assistance,...
March 27, 2018 - 10:12am
March 7, 2018
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The Kids' Fishing Derby hosted by the Lakes Area Chapter of the Minnesota Darkhouse and Angling Association was a great success, according to...
March 7, 2018 - 11:55am
February 25, 2018
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
With the 2018 Polar Fest celebration now in the record books, a volunteer crew led by Lloyd Feldt demolished King Isbit’s Ice Palace on Friday,...
February 25, 2018 - 8:22pm
February 22, 2018
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Taking advantage of last Wednesday's unusually warm winter weather, several classes from Detroit Lakes' elementary schools walked through the...
February 22, 2018 - 11:00am
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
February 19, 2018
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
A plunge into the waters of Little Detroit Lake, frozen fireworks and live music wrapped up the final weekend of Detroit Lakes' historic Polar...
February 19, 2018 - 9:49am
February 17, 2018
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Local residents who haven't yet taken the opportunity to pay a visit to King Isbit's Ice Palace on the Detroit Lakes City Beach, take note: This...
February 17, 2018 - 4:00pm