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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
science and nature
April 10, 2018
'America's Most Endangered Rivers' lists 2 in Minnesota
DULUTH—The Kawishiwi River near Ely, Minn., which flows out of and then back into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on its way...
April 10, 2018 - 7:32pm
April 9, 2018
State of Water Conference is April 12-14 at Breezy Point
The 2018 State of Water Conference, hosted by Freshwater Society and Conservation Minnesota, will take place April 12-14 at Breezy Point Resort. Like the successful 2016 conference in Alexandria, this biennial conference is expected to draw several hundred people to share tools, resources,...
April 9, 2018 - 10:58am
Strategy for lake invaders: Slow the spread
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—With a steady stream of reports of zebra mussels and other aquatic invasive species getting into lakes, the battle to...
April 9, 2018 - 10:30am
February 25, 2018
Ice more complex than just frozen water
ST. PAUL—Ice seems simple enough: Get water cold enough and it freezes. True, but the science of ice is much more complex, especially when...
February 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
February 22, 2018
Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
In late 2016, the Pelican Group of Lakes Improvement District was awarded a Conservation Partners Legacy Grant from the DNR for funding to complete...
February 22, 2018 - 2:00pm
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Becker County Energize held its 3rd Annual Community Health and Wellness Summit on Tuesday, bringing school, faith, social services and healthcare leaders together to talk about the overall health of the community, address challenges and share success stories. The all-day event, held...
February 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 18, 2018
Tips to make being on ice safer
ST. PAUL—Ice is, at best, unpredictable, but the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other ice experts have some tips to make...
February 18, 2018 - 11:00am
February 7, 2018
Wash your hands: Lots of flu in Detroit Lakes
Doctors are busy treating influenza cases in Detroit Lakes, but they say the flu is not running rampant at this point in Becker County. "Right now we have a lot of flu cases," said ER doctor Darryl Beehler. "There's plenty of Influenza A in the neighborhood, but it's not an epidemic...
February 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
February 5, 2018
'Permanent pollutant': Salt to melt ice on streets posing growing risk to Minnesota's lakes
MOORHEAD — Salt applied to streets and roads to melt snow and ice is becoming a growing environmental concern in some areas of the country,...
February 5, 2018 - 8:27am
January 28, 2018
Ice palace rises like magic, thanks to volunteers and donated equipment
First things first: The owner of Nature's Design Landscaping and Retail Center in Pelican Rapids is named Lance Akers. An incorrect name was...
January 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 18, 2018
Flu hitting nursing facilities; Record number of outbreaks reported
DULUTH, Minn.—The flu bug has bitten Minnesota's nursing care residents particularly hard this winter, a state health official said. "We've...
January 18, 2018 - 7:10pm
January 14, 2018
ER doc: Save someone else's life--get a flu shot
ER doctor Darryl Beehler has a different take on why you should get your flu shot this year—you could save somebody else's life. "The more people get the vaccine, the fewer cases we'll have in the community," he said. "If you want to do something for others in the community—get...
January 14, 2018 - 10:00am
December 19, 2017
MDA restricts date, temperature for using Dicamba herbicide
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has announced new restrictions on the use of the herbicide dicamba in Minnesota for the 2018 growing season. Dicamba is primarily used for controlling post-emergent broadleaf weeds. The new restrictions are in addition to those announced by...
December 19, 2017 - 8:00am
December 18, 2017
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Lake Region Electric Cooperative has axed a proposed wind turbine-solar power array in Dunn Township, near Pelican Lake. "We have cancelled the...
December 18, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 14, 2017
Flu vaccine could be less effective this year
The country could be in for a rough flu season, according to a report that predicted this year's vaccine could be much less effective than in...
December 14, 2017 - 8:00am