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Home and Sport Show set for next weekend in DL
'Nowhere to Lay Their Heads': March 25 forum at Ecumen turns spotlight on homelessness
Man reported missing from the Cormorant area
Local agencies team up to fight elder abuse
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Thunderbirds co-op fulfills lifelong dreams of players and coaches
Thompson breaks through; state wrestlers cap banner season
Tucker Hibbert claims 11th Pro National Snocross Championship
Tappe finishes career at Northern State
North Central All-Star basketball games looking for players
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
Kenneth "Bud" Koenig
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
October 2, 2017
America's deadliest shooting incidents are getting much more deadly
The mass shooting that killed at least 58 people in Las Vegas on Sunday night was the worst in modern American history. Police suspect that Stephen...
October 2, 2017 - 4:14pm
September 29, 2017
UPDATE: Suspect, officers named following a high-speed chase that resulted in shots fired
Audubon, MN—The Becker County Sheriff's Office has confirmed an officer-involved shooting on Highway 10. According to a press release, just...
September 29, 2017 - 6:25pm
September 28, 2017
Crime & accidents
Wednesday, Sept. 13 At 9:42 a.m. a game camera was reportedly stolen from the 21000 block of Coaley Bay Road in Detroit Lakes. At 12:04 p.m. a UPS package delivered to a residence on the 800 block of Central Street in Detroit Lakes was reportedly stolen. At 1:49 p.m. a cigarette lighter...
September 28, 2017 - 5:30pm
September 25, 2017
Manslaughter charges filed in central Minn. case where man was run over in farmyard
Manslaughter charges filed in central Minn. case where man was run over in farmyardOLIVIA, Minn. -- Nearly two months after the body of 59-year-old...
September 25, 2017 - 8:03pm
September 20, 2017
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, Sept. 5 At 11:27 a.m. a caller reported finding dynamite in a shed on the 20000 block of County Road 104 in Audubon. At 12:03 p.m. a purse was reportedly stolen from a house on the 32000 block of 355th Street in Ogema. At 12:40 p.m. emergency crews responded to a fire on...
September 20, 2017 - 9:07am
September 14, 2017
Surge in Fargo sex ads thwarts undercover police sting; only 2 arrests made
FARGO – Fargo police arrested two men as part of a two-day sting aimed at people seeking sex with underage girls. It was a lower number than...
September 14, 2017 - 10:01pm
September 13, 2017
Dakota Access Pipeline protester's trial moved to Fargo
BISMARCK — Red Fawn Fallis will proceed to trial in December, but not in Bismarck. The Dakota Access Pipeline protester accused of shooting...
September 13, 2017 - 9:36pm
Minn. man charged with biting 3-year-old in face
ST. PAUL -- A St. Paul man is accused of biting a 3-year-old’s face after getting into a fight with the child’s mother, authorities say....
September 13, 2017 - 6:57pm
September 12, 2017
Plea hearing set for man accused in fatal hit-and-run of Lake Park girl
AITKIN, Minn. — A man charged with causing the death of a 10-year-old Lake Park girl in a hit-and-run in June 2016 is scheduled to enter...
September 12, 2017 - 8:16pm
September 11, 2017
Unlicensed driver who killed Wayzata, Minn., officer was impaired and using phone, charges say
MINNEAPOLIS—Just before hitting and killing a Wayzata, Minn., police officer on Friday afternoon, Sept. 8, Beth Ilene Freeman was talking...
September 11, 2017 - 7:02pm
Police looking to identify couple caught posing in security camera footage
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - The Detroit Lakes Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man and a woman involved in a recent...
September 11, 2017 - 4:05pm
September 8, 2017
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, Aug. 29 At 12:44 p.m. the Frazee Fire Department responded to an apartment building on fire on the 200 block of Main Avenue in Frazee. The Detroit Lakes Fire Department also assisted with the fire. At 2:57 p.m. a caller reported someone had stolen from the cash register at...
September 8, 2017 - 3:17pm
September 6, 2017
Mom: Two suspects involved in Alexandria kidnapping, assault were 'best friends,' roommates
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Two of the three suspects in the kidnapping and assault of 15-year-old Jasmine Block were best friends and had attended...
September 6, 2017 - 9:04pm
When accused abductors left for lunch, teen ran and swam to escape before finding help
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — After 29 days of being held against her will, 15-year-old Jasmine Block escaped and swam across a small rural lake in Grant...
September 6, 2017 - 2:50pm
September 1, 2017
Crime & accidents
Tuesday, Aug. 15 At 3:09 p.m. a caller reported the doors to a residence on the 28000 block of Anchor Road in Detroit Lakes had been kicked in, but nothing was reportedly missing from the home. At 4:33 p.m. a table saw and stand, VCR, and batteries were reportedly stolen from a vehicle...
September 1, 2017 - 8:14am