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Police Say Woman Died Of Arrow Injuries

Police say the woman whose body was found in a Detroit Lakes apartment died of “arrow injuries to the chest.” The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s office identified her as 69-year-old Geraldine Kading of rural Dent.

04/12/2013

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3 Roadways Re-Open In Western MN; But Travel Still Not Advised

Authorities said three roadways re-opened at 5 p.m. Monday after being closed due to a late winter storm.

03/18/2013

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Late Winter Storm Closes Highways In W. Minn.

Heavy snow and strong winds are creating hazardous travel conditions in west central Minnesota.

03/18/2013

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Detroit Lakes – Part 2

Every Thursday and Friday til the end of February, we’re going to your favorite frozen lakes. On Friday, WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer continued their fun in Detroit Lakes, which is celebrating Polar Fest this weekend.

02/08/2013

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Detroit Lakes

Every Thursday and Friday til the end of February, we’re going to your favorite frozen lakes.

02/07/2013

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MnDOT: Near White-Out Conditions In W. Central MN

Wind gusts and blowing snow in west central Minnesota has the Minnesota Department of Transportation urging drivers to slow down and use their headlights.

01/19/2013

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Miss Minnesota Prepares For Pageant In Vegas

Miss Minnesota Siri Freeh is a junior and nursing major at the University of Minnesota.

12/28/2012

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Prep Blog: Week 7, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s yet another big week in high school football across the state. It’s Week 7, which means the regular season is winding down and we’re getting ever so close to the playoffs.

10/11/2012

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WE Fest Celebrates 30th Anniversary In Minn.

WE Fest, one of the nation’s biggest country music festivals, celebrates its 30th anniversary this week near Detroit Lakes.

08/02/2012

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Ducks Deliver Mail To Nursing Home In Detroit Lakes

People living in a western Minnesota nursing home have an unusual system for getting their mail. The mailman often brings some helpers who waddle along behind him.

06/23/2012

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Goin’ To The Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Detroit Lakes

All this week we’re going to some of your favorite lake places, and Frank and Chris made their way to Detroit Lakes on Tuesday.

06/19/2012

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WCCO Is ‘Goin’ To The Lake!’ Where’s Your Favorite Spot?

Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are going on the road to visit the best hot spots in cabin country. We want to know your favorite spot, so chime in!

06/11/2012

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6 Injured In Minn. High School ‘Mock Crash’

Six people — including a State Trooper — were injured in a Detroit Lakes High School ‘mock crash,’ according to police.

05/04/2012

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Ex-NFL Player To Make Minn. Political Announcement

Former North Dakota State and Buffalo Bills player Phil Hansen plans to make a political announcement Thursday in Minnesota.

03/14/2012

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Truck Partially Submerged In Ice, Passenger Follows

A man who was in a rented pickup truck fell through the ice of Big Cormorant Lake near Detroit Lakes after the truck became partially submerged.

01/17/2012

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Sheriff: Man Reaching For Cell Shoots Self In Leg

A man who was apparently trying to reach for his cell phone accidentally shot himself in the leg Wednesday afternoon.

12/08/2011

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Man, Woman Die In Apparent Overdose

A 41-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman, both of Ogema, Minn., were found dead at a home near Detroit Lakes in what police are calling an apparent overdose.

11/20/2011

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DNR Treats Lake For Zebra Mussels

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says it will be at least two years before the agency knows whether a pesticide applied to a northern Minnesota lake has killed a zebra mussel infestation.

10/07/2011

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Standout Minn. Prep QB Likes North Dakota

A standout Minnesota high school quarterback says he will play his college ball for the University of North Dakota if he doesn’t get an offer from Iowa.

09/26/2011

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Huge Fish May Miss Record Books Because Of Shutdown

An Arizona man thinks he reeled in a fish for the record books from a Minnesota lake, but the state shutdown might squash that dream.

07/14/2011

INDIO, CA - APRIL 24: (L-R) Musicians Ryan Young, Dave Carroll, Tim Saxhaug, Erik Berry and Dave Simonett of Trampled by Turtles pose backstage during day 1 of Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival 2010 held at The Empire Polo Club on April 24, 2010 in Indio, California. (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Trampled By Turtles To Highlight New Festival

Trampled by Turtles will highlight a new music festival near Detroit Lakes this summer.

04/18/2011

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Minn. Landlords Settle Housing Discrimination Case

Two Detroit Lakes landlords are settling allegations that they violated the federal Fair Housing Act by refusing to rent to a person because of race.

02/10/2011

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Outstanding Minn. Principal Is From Detroit Lakes

The principal of Rossman Elementary School in Detroit Lakes is Minnesota’s National Distinguished Principal this year, and he’ll be honored this week by the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association.

02/09/2011

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I-94 Closes Again From Alexandria To N.D. Border

Interstate 94 has closed again between Alexandria and the North Dakota border as winds pick up, cutting visibility.

12/31/2010

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