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Park Rapids man charged with terroristic threats following disturbance at Burger King
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin August 1
Swenson named publisher at Detroit Lakes Tribune
Raised in Itasca State Park
CHI St. Joseph’s expands surgical services
Park Rapids, Sebeka eliminated from District 6 Legion tournament
It was a year of near misses for Panthers
Panthers reach finals
Midway rebounds for split with Staples
Husby misses cut at 113th MGA Amateur
James Clarence Canada
Richard John Merrick
Julie Ann Stewart
Avery Jon Mikel
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
A new era for the Schwarzwald Inn
Basic Business Cents: Memorable quotes by Deming
Violinist Hawken Paul featured Aug. 4
Kids theatre camp builds bridge between two communities
Minneapolis band returns to 2nd Street Stage
Crazy Days brings downtown bargains, entertainment
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens next week at Armory Square
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Hiking 4,600 miles across the country
About fishing: Memories are made with the special people we call friends
About fishing: Crappie time is upon us: Pursue everyone’s favorite fish
Commentary: Adults playing video games
Letter: Report raises Menahga open enrollment concerns
Editorial: Be alert; it’s election season
Letter: Progressive logic
Toxic Taters calls on RDO to show true support to local children
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
Home plate: Kabobs: From turkey, to pork, to pound cake
Home plate: Favorites shared
Home plate: Rhubarb, a versatile veggie
April 8, 2016
Pigeon found along the road becomes another family pet
Stories of rescue dogs and cats aren’t too hard to find, but rarely does one hear a heartwarming tale of a rescue pigeon. For Detroit Lakes...
April 8, 2016 - 1:03pm
April 2, 2016
Man sentenced to 2 years in prison for Devils Lake boat crash that killed 1
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- -District Judge Donovan Foughty quoted an ancient Greek playwright before sentencing a Grand Forks man to spend two years...
April 2, 2016 - 11:45am
February 3, 2016
Vizenor has been major player in White Earth politics
For more than 20 years, Erma Vizenor has been a force to be reckoned with on the White Earth Reservation. From the early 1990s, when she was a prominent member of the group that brought down the Chip Wadena-led government, to a few weeks ago, when she was forced by her political...
February 3, 2016 - 9:40am
August 6, 2015
Scattered Thunderstorms Expected Through Tonight
Northern Plains (WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) -- A weather system is moving into the Northern Plains today and will bring scattered showers and thunderstorms...
August 6, 2015 - 11:03am
July 16, 2015
DL council approves $1 million in TIF for hotel development
Though it was not unanimous, the Detroit Lakes City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that will establish a tax increment financing district and TIF financing plan for the proposed hotel, condominium and restaurant redevelopment project at the northwest corner of Washington Avenue...
July 16, 2015 - 8:29am
November 5, 2014
Owner of destroyed bar near DL speaks out
Fire destroyed The County 17 Bar & Grill just off Highway 59 south near Lake Melissa over the weekend. Owner Joy McNamara said...
November 5, 2014 - 1:47pm
March 17, 2014
Former Detroit Lakes High School principal was investigated before resigning
By Helmut Schmidt / The Forum DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The principal of Detroit Lakes High School resigned last July after admitting...
March 17, 2014 - 8:16am
November 6, 2013
Detroit Lakes voters reject $59 million school building referendum
By Wendy Reuer / The Forum DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Voters here rejected a $59 million school building referendum Tuesday night. In complete but unofficial results, the measure failed by 58 percent, or 1,883 “no” votes, over 41 percent, or 1,334 votes, in support of the...
November 6, 2013 - 7:22am
December 15, 2011
Cinema 5 in Detroit Lakes set to re-open with new owners
After closing its doors Sunday, the Cinema 5 Theater in the Washington Square Mall is already set to open back up under new ownership. Here is a press release sent by the President of Oddessey Theaters, Steven Tripp: Odyssey Entertainment, Inc. announced today the acquisition of...
December 15, 2011 - 10:55am
Broken windows, rotting woodwork, DL Pavilion needs repairs
Though the Detroit Lakes Pavilion was refurbished in 2005-06 with a state grant, city matching funds and citizen donations, the Pavilion is in need of serious repairs. In a memo to the public works committee, and ultimately the Detroit Lakes City Council, Public Works Director Brad...
December 15, 2011 - 7:35am
December 13, 2011
Detroit Lakes Cinema 5 goes out of business -- leaves DL without a movie theater
Detroit Lakes is without a movie theater. The Cinema 5 in the Washington Square Mall has gone out of business. Cinema 5 owner Steven Payne notified the Detroit Lakes Police Department that the theater was going out of business and that some items would be removed from the space...
December 13, 2011 - 7:49am
June 9, 2011
Sarah Palin 'allegedly' makes stop in DL
DETROIT LAKES, MN -- Sarah Palin's One Nation bus tour made an accidental stop in Detroit Lakes last Wednesday, offering locals a chance to catch a glimpse of the controversial politician in action. Allegedly, Palin arrived in the small, Northern Minnesota town after spotting a rogue...
June 9, 2011 - 7:04am
May 12, 2011
Detroit Lakes police chief plans to retire in July
Detroit Lakes Police Chief Kel Keena has submitted his resignation, and with regret, the council accepted it Tuesday evening. The chief will be retiring as of July 15, which is Keena's 15-year anniversary as chief in Detroit Lakes. "After nearly 30 years of law enforcement service,...
May 12, 2011 - 9:46am
April 4, 2011
Former Detroit Lakes resident dies in crash near Duluth
The names of two people killed in separate accidents in Lake County on Friday have been released, according to the Duluth News Tribune. Minnesota State Police said Darrin J. Theis, 26, of Duluth, formerly of Detroit Lakes, was killed when his 2000 Dodge Stratus ran off the right...
April 4, 2011 - 2:02pm
Scam artists hit elderly DL couple
Violet and Jim Rieger are out $4,500 -- sadder but wiser to the world of scam artists -- after falling victim to the latest of what seems to...
April 4, 2011 - 8:10am