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Water, water everywhere...: Smithsonian traveling exhibit ‘Water/Ways’ opens Saturday in DL
Marquart bill would help Becker pay legal fees: Up to $150K to help defend against State Auditor’s lawsuit
Must love kids: Worker shortage has school district in need of activities, substitute bus drivers
Fatal train-pedestrian accident in Detroit Lakes Saturday evening
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Lakers dominate Section gymnastics championships
Navratil’s late three gives Huskies victory in DL
BASKETBALL: DL boys defeat Albany for ninth straight win
HOCKEY: Lakers drop regular season finale in St. Paul
Wilke revved up for race season
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie returning to Park Rapids
Starship lands at Shooting Star this Friday
Lois C. Lundmark
Adeline E. Carlson
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Tribune Editorial: Doggone it, that policy decision was stupid
Lynn Hummel column: Always something to panic about
Letter: Is the president ignorant or deliberately dishonest?
Letter: All, including animals, deserve protection from abuse
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
Fatal train-pedestrian accident in Detroit Lakes Saturday evening
April 30, 2016
DNR to conduct sandhill crane survey in NW MN
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will conduct an aerial survey of sandhill cranes during May in the northwestern part of the state. With appropriate conditions, the survey is planned to begin around May 5. The survey will occur in an area from Crookston north through...
April 30, 2016 - 5:20am
April 23, 2016
Keep boats clean to prevent AIS spread
With boating and fishing season almost here, the Department of Natural Resources is issuing a reminder that preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species is everyone’s personal responsibility. As part of Water Action Week in Minnesota, DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr is encouraging...
April 23, 2016 - 5:25am
Youth archery growing in popularity statewide
Nearly 1,400 youth from 72 schools participated in the state high school archery tournament in Minnesota in early April, representing only a fraction of the nearly 200,000 students in Minnesota who participate in Archery in the Schools programs. “There continues to be strong interest...
April 23, 2016 - 5:20am
April 16, 2016
Catch and release fish can now be included in state records
Minnesota’s state record fish program will now include catch-and-release length records for lake sturgeon, flathead catfish and muskellunge. “State records for sturgeon, flathead catfish or muskies can now be set without harvesting the fish,” said Mike Kurre, mentoring program...
April 16, 2016 - 5:00am
April 9, 2016
Live bait will be allowed on Mille Lacs Lake
DNR works with local advisory committee to reconsider live-bait restriction All Mille Lacs Lake anglers will be able to fish with live bait when the season opens Saturday, May 14. “This year’s Mille Lacs regulation will not include a live bait restriction due to feedback from...
April 9, 2016 - 5:25am
April 7, 2016
DNR warns: Time to stop pruning oaks
The safe period to prune oak trees is over, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. With recent warm temperatures, oaks are now at high risk of becoming infected with oak wilt. “Beetles that carry the oak wilt fungus are attracted to sap on fresh cuts on oaks,”...
April 7, 2016 - 5:55am
April 2, 2016
Simple steps to protect houses from wildfires
Minnesota has over 1,200 wildfires a year, and it takes just one to destroy a home and personal property. The Department of Natural Resources recommends that homeowners who live in the woods create a defensible space around their homes. “Removing pathways, such as dead plants, for...
April 2, 2016 - 5:00am
March 22, 2016
Be aware of bears as spring weather comes early
Anyone living near bear habitat is reminded to be aware of bears as there is an early spring this year and check their property for food sources...
March 22, 2016 - 8:36am
March 12, 2016
Better customer service coming to state parks
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced that some key customer service improvements are coming to Minnesota state parks and recreation areas this summer. Summer 2016 changes include: Campsites that are 100 percent reservable at all Minnesota state parks and recreation...
March 12, 2016 - 5:00am
February 26, 2016
20 Northwest Minnesota cow elk now wearing radio collars
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wrapped up its elk collaring project in northwestern Minnesota last week reaching its goal of capturing 20 adult female elk and fitting them with collars that can precisely track their locations. Seventeen adult female elk were collared...
February 26, 2016 - 4:26pm
February 13, 2016
Squirrels with radio-collars broadcast hunting research info to scientists
Ryan Tebo pulls over to the side of the road to fiddle with the knobs on a small radio receiver propped up in the center console of the truck...
February 13, 2016 - 5:15am
DNR to begin elk research project in NW Minnesota
A new research project on free-ranging, wild elk of northwestern Minnesota aims to improve understanding of elk movements and habitat use. The study will run through June 2018. Beginning Feb. 15, the DNR will collar approximately 20 adult female elk in northwestern Minnesota, from...
February 13, 2016 - 5:00am
February 6, 2016
Help wildlife during tax time
The Feb. 1 deadline for employers to send statements of last year’s earnings to employees means many people are starting their income tax returns now. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources would like to remind them of an opportunity to invest in the future of nongame wildlife....
February 6, 2016 - 5:00am
January 27, 2016
Diseases, health problems killing Minnesota moose
Minnesota wildlife researchers say they are getting a better understanding of what's killing the state's moose and causing a major population decline. After three years of monitoring live adult moose via satellite, retrieving them as soon after death as possible and carefully examining...
January 27, 2016 - 8:27am
January 9, 2016
DNR names Rodmen Smith enforcement division director
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced that Lt. Col. Rodmen Smith, assistant director and 19-year veteran of the department,...
January 9, 2016 - 5:00am