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May 30, 2017
The Detroit Lakes Walmart was evacuated and put on lockdown for about two hours on Monday as authorities searched for an alleged bomb. Finding nothing, the store reopened and shoppers who had waited in a line of cars backed up along Highway 10 were then allowed in the store. Kaysey Price/Forum News Service
Detroit Lakes Walmart cleared after alleged bomb threat
May 30, 2017 - 9:38am
May 26, 2017
Heart of the Lakes Elementary School music teacher Kim Jacobson, at the piano, gets one of her fourth grade classes into formation for a scene in "Mademoiselle Louise and the Flying Yankee" during a rehearsal on Monday.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
‘Because of others’ sacrifices’: Perham fourth graders are the first in the country to perform new WWII musical
May 26, 2017 - 12:53pm
Woman, 2 toddlers hurt in Otter Tail County crash
May 26, 2017 - 9:32am
Deer Creek woman hurt after striking a deer on Highway 210
May 26, 2017 - 9:31am
May 25, 2017
The scene of the accident, which occurred about eight miles east of Detroit Lakes just before 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 24. Forum News Service
UPDATED: Man dies in three-vehicle crash near DL
May 25, 2017 - 4:25pm
Tiegan Detloff, Carter Flatau and Ashton Detloff, left to right, laugh it up while playing the 'banana bongos' with their Makey Makey invention kits at Heart of the Lakes Elementary School earlier this month. Submitted photo
That’s bananas! Kids make music using fruit slices, cups of water
May 25, 2017 - 4:20pm
A picture of Rodney Hanson taken from his third and final book, "Fading Memories." Used with permission from the Hanson family
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
May 25, 2017 - 11:06am
Perham area Memorial Day programs
May 25, 2017 - 8:56am
Perham High School graduation is one of many events coming up over the next few weeks. File photo
Perham area calendar of events
May 25, 2017 - 8:53am
May 24, 2017
Richville woman hurt in rollover accident
May 24, 2017 - 2:11pm
May 22, 2017
Minnesota DNR nongame wildlife specialist Carrol Henderson was the opening night speaker at the 20th Annual Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds on Thursday. Vicki Gerdes/Forum News Service
Is the 2010 BP oil spill killing Minnesota's loons?: DNR works to minimize long-term impact of migratory birds' exposure to toxic oil
May 22, 2017 - 8:57am
Frazee High School graduate, Mike Riewer, walked away unscathed after the vehicle he was travelling in slid into Devil's Lake on one of the last icy days of the season. Submitted Photo
Frazee native walks away unscathed after vehicle slides off interstate into Devil's Lake
May 22, 2017 - 8:52am
May 19, 2017
Ottertail's summer music in the park series has proven popular with people from all over the area, who bring their lawn chairs, bikes, blankets and even golf carts to watch the shows.  Submitted photo
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
May 19, 2017 - 5:01pm
Jury finds Ponsford man acted in self-defense in bloody melee
May 19, 2017 - 4:46pm
Prairie Wind Middle School eighth grade student Tim Fritz flies a minidrone as part of his Computer Applications Class. The kids were able to attach a little 'pilot' to their drones, if they wanted to. Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Launching a new way of learning: Drones at PWMS
May 19, 2017 - 4:39pm
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