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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Roger (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
Volleyball: Cards go 1-3 versus stiff competition at Apple Valley
Alexandria Aces' tryouts next Monday
Cross country: Osakis competes at Milaca Mega Meet
Girls tennis: Cards sweep Apollo indoors
Blizzard hockey: Alex splits at La Crosse
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
Robert W. Cochran
Kathleen L. Haining
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 9, 2016
Moorhead woman killed in Detroit Lakes crash
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—An 83-year-old Moorhead woman died following a two-vehicle crash in Detroit Lakes Thursday afternoon, Sept. 8. Killed was Alys "Joan" Erickson, one of two passengers in a car driven by Shirley Mohr, 79, of Moorhead, The car was broadsided by a vehicle driven...
September 9, 2016 - 12:39pm
September 2, 2016
Pickup hits, kills person walking north of Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—A pedestrian was walking along Highway 59 north of Detroit Lakes Thursday evening, Sept. 1, when the person was struck and killed by a pickup.The incident happened about 9:30 p.m. at U.S. Highway 59 and Brolin Beach Road, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.The...
September 2, 2016 - 2:29pm
January 28, 2011
'Up against a beast'
Editor's note: Because of the presence of zebra mussels and other aquatic invasive species in the Douglas County area, we think this story from...
January 28, 2011 - 12:00am
Detroit Lakes man accused of terrorizing woman with gun, choking her cat
A Detroit Lakes man made his first appearance Monday in Becker County District Court on felony charges of second degree assault-dangerous weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Tad Isaac Butcher, 26, of 1007 McKinley Ave., Detroit Lakes, is also facing a gross misdemeanor...
December 28, 2010 - 12:20pm
November 6, 2010
More stars added to WE Fest 2011 lineup
The all-star lineup for the "Heaven in 2011" edition of Detroit Lakes' WE Fest celebration continues to grow, as Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker and Blake Shelton have been added to the roster. The trio of stars will join previously announced headliners Sugarland, Rascal Flatts and...
November 6, 2010 - 9:20am
September 27, 2010
UPDATE: Standoff suspect in Detroit Lakes distraught over being served civil papers
A 37-year-old man was arrested without incident last Friday after holding police at bay in a Detroit Lakes motel for nearly five hours. David William Buethner, who has lived for the past few weeks at the Pine to Palm Motel on West Lake Drive in Detroit Lakes, was arrested and taken...
September 27, 2010 - 12:58pm
September 20, 2010
Woman hurt in accident at Detroit Lakes gas station
In a bizarre accident Thursday night in Detroit Lakes, an intoxicated woman knocked over a gas pump, causing a fire and injuring another driver. Detroit Lakes Police responded to the accident at the Holiday gas station at 9:59 p.m. on a report of a vehicle on fire, Police Chief Kel...
September 20, 2010 - 3:25pm
September 9, 2010
Two Detroit Lakes residents hurt in Moorhead crash
Two Detroit Lakes residents were injured in a three-vehicle crash in Moorhead Wednesday morning. Ashley C. Lund, 23, and Cynthia A. Borah, 55, both of Detroit Lakes suffered non life-threatening injuries in the broadside accident, according to the State Patrol. Borah was a passenger...
September 9, 2010 - 3:11pm
July 29, 2010
Youth accuses minister of sex abuse at Minnesota lake retreat
ST. PAUL -- A teen-age girl says a religious leader sexually abused her the past three summers at a Christian retreat north of Detroit Lakes. A federal civil lawsuit was filed Wednesday, five months after the Becker County attorney decided there was not enough evidence to press criminal...
July 29, 2010 - 5:39am
June 27, 2010
Detroit Lakes woman wins Miss Minnesota crown
Kathryn Knuttila used to be shy. "I was terrified of doing interviews," she said. Luckily, she's since grown out of it, which will be helpful...
June 27, 2010 - 11:00am
June 26, 2010
Detroit Lakes chainsaw creation: an eagle atop Harley logo
Detroit Lakes resident and self-described Harley-Davidson nut Joe Solmon wanted something to "class up" his backyard. The seven-foot-tall, three-foot-wide...
June 26, 2010 - 9:05am
June 21, 2010
Detroit Lakes man killed while fleeing trooper on motorcycle
Police have identified the man killed while fleeing from a State Patrol trooper on a motorcycle Friday afternoon. According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper: Kenneth Kahle, 23, of Detroit Lakes didn't pull over when a trooper spotted that his 1996 Kawasaki motorcycle didn't...
June 21, 2010 - 5:08pm
June 15, 2010
Two Detroit Lakes men seriously injured in broadside crash on Hwy. 10
Two Detroit Lakes residents were injured in a broadside accident Friday afternoon at Highway 10 and Buffalo River State Park Road. Michael E, Pickus, 55, of Detroit Lakes and a passenger in his 1996 Buick Riviera, Gary D.
June 15, 2010 - 3:46pm
June 13, 2010
Bicycle bar approved in Detroit Lakes
A new vehicle -- non-motorized that is -- for drinking and sightseeing in Detroit Lakes may be coming to fruition this summer. The Detroit Lakes...
June 13, 2010 - 9:43am
June 12, 2010
Detroit Lakes considers taxing food, beverages
Legislation has passed that allows Detroit Lakes to go to the voters for a Food and Beverage Tax. The city has two years to hold an election to vote on the issue, and a tax of up to one percent can be imposed. The beverage portion includes on-sale intoxicating liquor and fermented...
June 12, 2010 - 11:39am