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Callaway woman sentenced for meth
Fargo man sentenced for marijuana oil
Moorhead woman charged with being fugitive from justice
'We know what it's like': Waubun students host Mental Health Awareness Week, keeping the issue on peoples' minds
13-year-olds involved in car theft, chase, crash in Otter Tail County
Hanninen, Seebold advance to section semis
DL blows out Fergus Falls in 8AAA opener
Adapted bowling team competes at state
EGF ends Laker team tennis season
Jacks extend win streak over DL to 16 games
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
Wayne & Gail Quittschreiber
George Richard Manke
The Family of
Boyd and Ruby Sharp
Abigail Mae Staab
Kit Mathew Grove
Duane Arthur Long
Yvonne L. (Brown) Herzog
Letter: Volunteers, public feedback needed by Food Pantry
Letter: Support for coach who quit after allegations of inappropriate contact
Letter: GOP abortion concerns lost in politics?
Letter: By supporting biodiesel, Collin Peterson stands up for agriculture
MN needs to get broadband program back on track, ASAP
Minnesotans love their ruby-throated hummingbird
Glamping app offers quirky, quaint camping: Hipcamp.com encourages landowners to open space for camping
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
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
January 20, 2019
A thousand tons of product was 'a good day's work' for ice harvesters
At the peak of Becker County's ice harvesting industry, there were two companies operating out of Detroit Lakes, Fargo-Detroit and Addison-Miller....
January 20, 2019 - 1:37pm
January 19, 2019
Preparing for a frozen harvest
Continuing our series on ice harvesting, the equipment used over the years to harvest the 300-pound ice blocks from area lakes evolved from horse-drawn...
January 19, 2019 - 4:29pm
January 18, 2019
Harvesting ice from local lakes was hard, but steady work
Today, ice harvesting is considered a novelty; a frozen piece of Becker County history that has been revived to create palaces, thrones, and...
January 18, 2019 - 1:54pm
Fields of ice: A frozen slice of Becker County history
Ice was harvested from local lakes up until the early 1970s. Teams of men with pike poles and lake bars would steer ribbons of freshly cut ice...
January 18, 2019 - 1:49pm
January 17, 2019
UPDATE: Webcam for construction of King Isbit's ice throne is now live
The webcam for watching construction of King Isbit's throne on the Detroit Lakes City Beach is now live. Area residents can watch all the action...
January 17, 2019 - 11:16am
January 16, 2019
A moment in ice harvesting history
Back in the early part of the 20th century, lake ice was a profitable winter crop for the Detroit Lakes community, with Big and Little Detroit...
January 16, 2019 - 2:32pm
January 13, 2019
The return of King Isbit: Construction of a massive, icy throne, courtyard and ‘Palatial Playground’ gets underway this week
A year ago this month, the Legend of King Isbit was born, introducing the royal resident of Detroit Lakes' 2018 Ice Palace to the public for...
January 13, 2019 - 7:00pm
December 2, 2018
The 2018 Detroit Lakes Ice Palace, remembered: Museum launching commemorative book at Dec. 8 author signing
There is no doubt that the 2018 Detroit Lakes Ice Harvest, and the subsequent construction of King Isbit's Ice Palace in preparation for the...
December 2, 2018 - 11:37am
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
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
It's official: Detroit Lakes' first ice harvest since the early 1970s is in the books. A crew of nine men from Wee Kut Ice in Spicer, Minn.,...
January 12, 2018 - 2:03pm
January 11, 2018
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
It’s official: Detroit Lakes’ first ice harvest since the early 1970s is in the books. A crew of nine men from Wee Kut Ice in Spicer, Minn.,...
January 11, 2018 - 7:18pm
January 10, 2018
A glimpse at the future...of Becker County's history: Ice harvest exhibit at Pavilion this weekend will offer sneak peak at plans for new museum
Since this Monday, Jan. 8, the staff of the Becker County Museum has been spending most of its time at the Detroit Lakes Pavilion, preparing the "History of Ice Harvesting" exhibits and interactive displays that will be open to the public during DL's first official ice harvest since...
January 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
January 3, 2018
Nice ice, baby: Conditions look good for DL's first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
Conditions are go for Detroit Lakes' first ice harvest in nearly 50 years, say event organizers: As of Tuesday morning, the ice on Little Detroit...
January 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 24, 2017
Kids' Week: Becker County Museum will host family-friendly activities Dec. 27-30
Ah, the good old days... when families would spend the week between Christmas and New Year's playing board games, doing jigsaw puzzles, or just...
December 24, 2017 - 8:00am