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Area artists paint women killed by domestic violence for Beautiful Life Project
Man sentenced in crash that critically injured PR woman
2 men caught with 136 pounds of marijuana in car in North Dakota
Man dies after falling through ice on Alexandria-area lake, boy hospitalized
Sheriff warns of scam FBI calls
Baumgartner, Dravis win medals
Fritze, Benson advance to state
Panthers eliminate Rams from tournament
Panthers host Rangers as section playoffs start
Browerville boys eliminate Menahga from section play
PERCY D. ANDERSON
IDA MAY BENHAM
Target plans to cut thousands of jobs in Minnesota
Basic Business Cents: Culture eats strategic plans for lunch every time!
Pending approval, new PR bank to be called Northview
Dog food made by Perham company is recalled
Figure skating extravaganza is 26th annual
Park Rapids High School choir performs March 2
Nevis graduate publishes first book
Chili Challenge Wednesday
Osprey platform goes to new heights
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
About Fishing: New wave for information on fishing; technology trumps know-how?
Black bear emergence is coming as hibernation ends
Local resorters meet with legislators: Post Labor Day school opening?
Letter: Thank you for making Cabin Fever a success
Letter: Obama’s remarks to WDAY were dishonest
Letter: Other options to transportation plan
Letter: Mental health jail diversion will save lives, money
Editorial: Social Security numbers are all over the place
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 she got the call from her bartender around 2 p.m. Sunday that her bar and grill was on fire, and after calling 9-1-1, McNamara says she hurried...
news / region
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...
news / region
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...
news / education
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...
entertainment / business
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
March 12, 2011
Emergency room doctor at St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes attacked by man suffering from mental illness
An emergency room doctor at Essentia Health St. Mary's was attacked and beaten Saturday morning by a patient who was apparently suffering from mental illness. Dr. Mark Lindquist was attacked by the 46-year-old Detroit Lakes man at the hospital emergency department shortly before...
March 12, 2011 - 9:27am
March 6, 2011
Detroit Lakes asks state to allow for 1% local sales tax
Although details are up in the air at this point, the Detroit Lakes City Council has authorized city staff to submit a request to the State Legislature allowing the city to enact an up to 1 percent local sales tax. The city of Grand Rapids is also requesting the authorization, and...
March 6, 2011 - 12:49pm
March 3, 2011
Detroit Lakes woman gives gift of gestation to sister
They say sisters share childhood memories and grown-up dreams. This couldn't be more the case for Detroit Lakes woman Lisa Morgan and her sister, Shannon LeFebre. For years, they shared the dream of having children, and while Morgan saw that dream come true three times, LeFebre...
March 3, 2011 - 8:24am
January 22, 2011
DL man faces charges of auto swindle
A Detroit Lakes man has been charged in Becker County District Court with three felony counts of theft by swindle. Blake Andrew Sundvor, 28, of 28253 Mountain Rd., Detroit Lakes, was released Friday on $20,000 bond, pending his next appearance at a Feb. 22 omnibus hearing. Sundvor...
January 22, 2011 - 10:30am