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Alexandria turkey visits governor
Bjerke 'made a difference,' earns Christian award
Police honored for work on mental illness cases
Corn, soybean yields down but still a good crop
A tricky transplant: Iraq veteran found a kidney donor but needs temporary housing
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Alexandria Bantam A team wins Blue Ox Tournament bracket
Yohnke feeling out his football future
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
Dave & Jean Schonberg
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Larry & Terry Sather
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Firearm deer harvest up 10 percent from 2016 so far
Ann M. Nussbaum
Roger W. Cook
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
LETTER: The religion of Americanism
COMMENTARY: E-cigarettes are a public health concern
LETTER: False teacher in our midst
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
Alexandria lawyer honored for helping poor
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October 8, 2017
Detroit Lakes horse rescued from kill truck does well at Minnesota state competition
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The Teiken farm just north of Detroit Lakes is somewhat of a home for rescues. The Teikens rescue animals in need,...
October 8, 2017 - 7:15am
September 28, 2017
Large police presence near Detroit Lakes comes after reports suggesting officer-involved shooting
AUDUBON, Minn. – A large police presence on U.S. Highway 10 right outside this small Becker County town on Thursday evening, Sept. 28, followed...
September 28, 2017 - 10:56pm
September 13, 2017
Minn. city snuffs ordinance restricting sale of tobacco to buyers under 21
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — After almost two hours of testimony Tuesday, Sept. 12, some of it quite emotional, the Detroit Lakes City Council...
September 13, 2017 - 8:37am
September 12, 2017
State fire marshall says blaze that destroyed Elmer's BBQ was an accident
OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. -- The Minnesota State Fire Marshal's office told WDAY on Monday, Sept. 11, that a discarded cigarette is the likely...
September 12, 2017 - 10:19am
August 30, 2017
Detroit Lakes man accused of body-slamming puppy, breaking its leg
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Detroit Lakes man is accused of body slamming a 14-week-old puppy three or four times and breaking its leg after...
August 30, 2017 - 4:15pm
August 8, 2017
Supersized ice palace, with help from west central Minn., planned for Super Bowl
ST. PAUL — A supersized Ice Palace is being planned for the 2018 St. Paul Winter Carnival — to coincide with the 2018 Super Bowl in Minneapolis...
August 8, 2017 - 8:59am
June 11, 2017
Swimmer's itch hits Minnesota's lake country early
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Unfortunately, the term "swimmer's itch" does not refer to that nagging desire you get to jump in the lake after a...
June 11, 2017 - 8:30am
May 25, 2017
Grand Forks man dies, another injured in head-on crash in Becker County
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- One person died in a head-on collision on Highway 34 near Becker County 29 on Wednesday afternoon, May 24. According...
May 25, 2017 - 10:04am
March 8, 2017
Surgery a success for Minn. boy who could not smile
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—The little Detroit Lakes boy whose doctor said he would never, ever have the ability to smile is now cracking some pretty...
March 8, 2017 - 11:08am
February 20, 2017
Woman hit, killed by train in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A woman is dead after being hit by a train in Detroit Lakes. At around 9 p.m. Saturday, Detroit Lakes police and paramedics responded to a report of an accident involving a pedestrian at a crossing at Washington Avenue and U.S. Highway 10, which is within sight...
February 20, 2017 - 11:40am
December 29, 2016
Blow ice turns west-central Minnesota roads into ice rinks
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Area roads became unexpectedly slick Thursday, Dec. 29, thanks to a unique combination of sunny weather and gusty, light...
December 29, 2016 - 2:49pm
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