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February 18, 2018
During a presentation on "Building the Ice Palace," lead designer Hans Gilsdorf noted that the project was done "by the people, for the people" of Detroit Lakes and the surrounding area. (Vicki Gerdes / Forum News Service)
'Building the ice palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
February 18, 2018 - 6:00am
February 15, 2018
One pedestrian critically injured, another hurt when hit in Detroit Lakes
February 15, 2018 - 3:20pm
February 12, 2018
Detroit Lakes police officer, man both charged after barroom fight
February 12, 2018 - 9:41pm
February 8, 2018
A sculpture garden sits in the Detroi9t Lakes park, near the rest of the festivities. Kaysey Price / Forum News Service
Detroit Lakes lights up 30-foot ice palace as 10-day Polar Fest kicks off
February 8, 2018 - 9:52pm
February 2, 2018
Nick Alton (back right), Viktor the Viking and New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead pose with Alton's fourth grade class from Rossman Elementary School in Detroit Lakes, Minn., at the NFL Experience event in the Minneapolis Convention Center on Feb. 2, 2018. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Serviceplay button
Detroit Lakes students enjoy NFL Experience thanks to good sportsmanship
February 2, 2018 - 7:30pm
January 31, 2018
A photo of Detroit Lakes High School students with bags over their heads for a student-led game over Snoball Week is evoking a lot of anger from some local parents who say the school was irresponsible for letting the game continue. Submitted photo
Detroit Lakes, Minn., parents 'livid' over photo of school-sanctioned game
January 31, 2018 - 3:41pm
January 26, 2018
New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead is set to meet a fourth-grade class from Detroit Lakes, Minn., during Super Bowl week after the class recently donated to his foundation. USA Today Sportsplay button
WATCH: Fourth-grade class erupts with excitement after Saints punter Morstead's invitation
January 26, 2018 - 4:56pm
January 20, 2018
Detroit Lakes resident Leonard Thielen, who is the grandfather of Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (note the "Thielen No. 19" socks on his wall), spent eight years working for the ice harvesting company Addison-Miller, slinging ice into railroad boxcars. (Vicki Gerdes / Forum News Service)
DL's Leonard Thielen - Adam Thielen's grandpa - recounts his days as an ice harvester
January 20, 2018 - 2:32pm
January 19, 2018
New Orleans Saints kicker Wil Lutz (3) celebrates with punter Thomas Morstead (6) after kicking a field goal against the Minnesota Vikings during the fourth quarter in the NFC Divisional Playoff football game at U.S. Bank Stadium last weekend. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Saints punter wants to meet fourth-grade class from Thielen's hometown
January 19, 2018 - 9:36pm
January 12, 2018
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Fargo man found after spending night freezing in deer stand
January 12, 2018 - 12:58pm
January 11, 2018
The ice harvest out front of the Detroit Lakes Pavilion started on a cold one. A sundog could be seen hovering over the Wee Cut workers all afternoon as they extracted 500 pound ice cubes from Big Detroit Lakes one by one. Kaysey Price / Tribuneplay button
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
January 11, 2018 - 9:39pm
January 10, 2018
Michael Mercil, owner of the Speak Easy in Detroit Lakes, Minn., said he will be selling the business. Kaysey Price / Forum News Service
A tough goodbye: Owner of Speak Easy in Detroit Lakes plans to sell restaurant
January 10, 2018 - 4:44pm
This painting of the legendary character, King Isbit, was created by Detroit Lakes artist Hans Gilsdorf. Submitted photo
'The Legend of King Isbit'
January 10, 2018 - 4:11pm
January 8, 2018
Blake (Mastin) Sundvor (left) & Robert Strand (right)
Minnesota cop placed on leave for allegedly punching man he once arrested
January 8, 2018 - 7:34pm
January 5, 2018
At Detroit Mountain, lights were restored and enough power from a generator to get skiers down from the ski lifts after being stuck up there for a short period of time during a power outage Thursday night. This photo is taken by a student who waited up in a lift chair with his brother for their trip back down. (Photo courtesy of Stacy Heinlein)
Power outage near Detroit Lakes leaves skiers stuck on lift, thousands without power
January 5, 2018 - 2:58pm