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What to do with the Pavilion?
Woman sentenced for home burglary
MnDOT ends spring truck weight restrictions in central frost zone
Police confirm Grand Forks mother killed children, herself in home
Woman sentenced for check forgery
'The sheer joy': Adapted bowling is growing in the area
Time-honored tips for springtime fishing
Bison 18th after day one of NCAA Regional
Lakers, Herzog continue season streak
BOYS GOLF: Pirates nip Lakers in Bemidji
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
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Look to the future... plant a tree
What's on tap for arts and entertainment in the lakes area
Exploring a Native American tradition: Thursday's Early Childhood Powwow at DLMS to be 'learning experience'
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Rolland "Rollie" J. Michaelson
John Douglas "Jack" Vogt
Donald "Pork Chop" Welty
Pearl V. "Mickey" Berg
Thumbs up to all who helped after crash
Guest Editorial: New thinking needed in opioid battles
Are we biased? Blame our brains' filing system
The spirit of spring is calling
Alarm sounded--Get work done, lawmakers
Time-honored tips for springtime fishing
Installing purple martin house was no small feat
Ice out on Otter Tail County lake shows Mother Nature's power and beauty
Lake ice is deteriorating, time to be done with ice fishing
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
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
February 11, 2018
It's a 'Polar-riffic' way to feed families in need: Noon Rotary's spaghetti dinner to benefit Food Pantry this year
The Detroit Lakes Noon Rotary Club's annual 'Polar-riffic' Spaghetti Dinner has become a popular Polar Fest tradition — but this year's...
February 11, 2018 - 11:00am
February 4, 2018
Impact of Giving Hearts Day continues to grow: Eight local nonprofits participating in Feb. 8 online fundraiser
Though this Thursday, Feb. 8 is already shaping up to be a "red letter day" in Detroit Lakes, with the evening's Ice Palace Grand Lighting Ceremony...
February 4, 2018 - 1:00pm
January 25, 2018
Eagles clothing drive is a big success
The Detroit Lakes Eagles Aerie 2342 and Eagles Auxiliary held a New Clothing Drive from Nov. 1 to Dec. 8. The community generously dropped of...
January 25, 2018 - 3:00pm
January 18, 2018
On 'top' of weight loss: TOPS weight-loss organization celebrates 70 years of healthy lifestyles
Well, it's that time of year again—the time when people start falling off the New Years' resolution bandwagon. According to statisticbrain.com, about 41 percent of Americans make a resolution and, by the third week, over 68 percent of them have already quit. For those trying...
January 18, 2018 - 1:00pm
January 11, 2018
Detroit Lakes Dollars for Scholars annual funding drive begins
It has been well documented how the cost of college—be it two-year or traditional four-year—has been increasing. In fact, according to a recent 2017 study by the College Board, cost increases are outpacing family income growth, as well as financial aid growth. That leaves...
January 11, 2018 - 8:00am
December 31, 2017
Loss of Kmart hurts Red Kettle campaign
There's good news and bad news when it comes to this year's Becker County Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign. The bad news is the campaign didn't...
December 31, 2017 - 8:00am
December 30, 2017
Knights of sight: DL Lions Club takes new sight-testing technology into more schools
What do you know? Technology is on the rise. Lions Member Pete Granger says since last year, the club has doubled the number of people they have...
December 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 27, 2017
DL Eagles donate $1,000 to Becker County Sheriff's Office for adult, child education
December 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
December 25, 2017
Perham area schools receive generous mysterious gift
Perham area schools have a clear reason to celebrate this Christmas season as they were the recipient of a large gift from the Deloris Barnack Kenner Fund. Why Perham area schools were chosen for the honor is less clear. Kenner, who died in 2015, established the Deloris Barnack Kenner...
December 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
December 21, 2017
Paying it forward: DL freshmen raise $1,200 for nonprofits at rummage, bake sale
The first-ever freshmen Pay It Forward Project, a rummage/bake sale, went off without a hitch at Detroit Lakes High School last Thursday, raising...
December 21, 2017 - 9:00am
December 13, 2017
Looking to bring home a doggy or kitty for Christmas?: Free Adoption Day set Saturday at Humane Society of the Lakes
Are you looking to bring home a new kitten, puppy, cat or dog for the holidays this year? Then this Saturday, Dec. 16 is the day to do it. During...
December 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 6, 2017
Kiwanis Club helps spread Christmas cheer through lakes area: 'Holiday Wish' nominations, donations being accepted through Dec. 31
It's been about 18 years since the Kiwanis Club of Detroit Lakes and KRCQ Radio first began teaming up to brighten up the Christmas season for families experiencing tough times, by starting up a "Holiday Wish" program. "It started in 1999," says Kiwanis Club member Carrie Johnston,...
December 6, 2017 - 3:00pm
December 1, 2017
Helping hands: Deer Creek parents start nonprofit to help fight childhood cancer
Grieving parents will often start a nonprofit after the loss of a child in an effort to raise awareness or help other families that find themselves...
December 1, 2017 - 10:00am