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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
March 23, 2019
Hey there, dumplin': First Lutheran Church plans Potato Dumpling Dinner on March 31
Fresh, homemade potato dumplings, prepared on-site in the church kitchens: That is the featured attraction at First Lutheran Church's 2nd Annual...
March 23, 2019 - 4:15pm
March 16, 2019
A feast for mind, body and spirit: Lakes Crisis & Resource Center banquet set for March 22
There are still a handful of tickets left for the Lakes Crisis & Resource Center's 29th Annual Banquet and Auction on March 22 — but if...
March 16, 2019 - 7:00pm
March 9, 2019
Feeding the hungry, in more ways than one: Rotary Meatball Dinner on March 19 to benefit Food Pantry
March is Minnesota FoodShare Month — so it's no surprise that the Detroit Lakes Breakfast Rotary has once again decided to donate the proceeds...
March 9, 2019 - 12:08am
February 15, 2019
A Chocolate Fantasy: Museum fundraiser was a hit with Polar Fest-ers
The Becker County Museum's first Chocolate Fantasy fundraiser on Thursday — also known as Valentine's Day — was a success.
February 15, 2019 - 12:13pm
February 14, 2019
Show some love to your local nonprofits: Today is Giving Hearts Day
Valentine's Day, which always falls on Feb. 14, is traditionally a holiday intended for showering affection on your loved ones, friends, classmates...
February 14, 2019 - 8:34am
February 9, 2019
Warm up with some piping hot spaghetti: Noon Rotary dinner set for Feb. 12
Polar Fest 2019 blew into town with a blast of arctic weather this weekend — and that means it's almost time for another 'Polar-riffic'...
February 9, 2019 - 8:00am
January 14, 2019
Changing the world, one cup (of lemonade) at a time, Frazee’s Cassidy Shipman is raising money to help fight childhood cancers
It's been almost three years since Frazee-Vergas High School senior Cassidy Shipman chose Alex's Lemonade Stand as her platform in a bid to win...
January 14, 2019 - 8:44am
November 29, 2018
Long, LaDuke to celebrate water protectors at DL fundraising concert Dec. 12
DETROIT LAKES — Singer-songwriter Larry Long and activist Winona LaDuke will headline "A Night Celebrating Water Protectors" next month...
November 29, 2018 - 2:52pm
November 24, 2018
'Tuxes & Tails with Canines & Kilts'... Humane Society's biggest fundraiser set for Dec. 1
The Humane Society of the Lakes' biggest annual fundraiser is going Scottish this year: "Tuxes & Tails with Canines & Kilts" will take place...
November 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
November 18, 2018
Detroit Lakes' 3rd annual Festival of Trees set for this Saturday
Since its inception three years ago, Detroit Lakes' Festival of Trees has been a steadily growing post-Thanksgiving holiday tradition. The third...
November 18, 2018 - 4:18pm
November 12, 2018
Coming attractions: What's new in lakes area entertainment
'Wimpy Kid' book party Thursday at DL Library DETROIT LAKES — The Detroit Lakes Public Library has scheduled a children's event to celebrate the release of 13th book in the popular "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series. All ages are invited to participate in "Wimpy Kid" themed games...
November 12, 2018 - 11:15am
November 11, 2018
It's time to 'Give to the Max'... local nonprofits participating in Nov. 15 online fundraiser
When it comes to charitable donations and volunteerism, the Detroit Lakes community has a tradition of giving until it hurts — but by participating...
November 11, 2018 - 1:48pm
It's always a good time for pie: There's still time to order holiday pies from Holy Rosary PTO
Have you ordered your holiday pies from Holy Rosary yet? If the answer is yes, then you know that the time for picking up those apple and pumpkin...
November 11, 2018 - 1:32pm
October 31, 2018
Say it with roses... from Rotary: Popular fundraiser is this week in DL
Though winter's chill is nearly upon us, roses of nearly every shape, size and color imaginable will be in full bloom at DL Floral, Thrifty White...
October 31, 2018 - 10:21am
October 22, 2018
'Stepping Out for Breast Cancer': Big Rack Attack moves to Detroit Lakes with fashion show, live music
What do you get when you put together the Cormorant Lakes Sportsman's Club, a desire to raise awareness and funding for breast cancer prevention,...
October 22, 2018 - 11:16am