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MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
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Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
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
January 2, 2016
Otter Tail County Board wants DNR to stop stocking muskies
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution requesting that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources stop muskellunge...
January 2, 2016 - 5:45am