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The summer project list is bringing a lot of new renovations for the schools in Detroit Lakes
Family friend charged with sexually assaulting, murdering Meeker County 5-year-old
Successful blood drive held Aug. 9 in DL
Soak up rest of summer with Sarah's Panzanella Salad
Wife of man who died in camper at WeFest last year, still searching for answers
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Weiss shuts down Angels at state
Angels take on Lastrup in state Class C first round Saturday
DL 412 BMX Single Point Race Results Aug. 3rd
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Brenk on dean’s list at Bethel University
Tigges on dean’s list at UW-Madison
Friends & Neighbors
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Gas prices have risen in Minnesota this week
Essentia Health St. Mary’s Sister Anne Scholarship winners
MAC’S, Inc. promotes Riley Soberg in DL
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
FMSO's Symphony Rocks goes a little bit country
Forestedge Winery to host art fair
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Peter M. Koshowski
Monika A. Fredin
The tale of my trip to Denmark, it's the 'perfect country for me'
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Letter: Absenteeism, if you start in high school, it's too late
Media needs to act responsibly
Nothing 'peaceful' about protests
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Keep up to date with the latest Pine to Palm Golf Tournament coverage
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April 29, 2015
Pickerel Lake residents asking to be de-listed as infested lake
When a single zebra mussel was discovered in Pickerel Lake in northeast Becker County last July, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
April 29, 2015 - 1:15pm
March 4, 2015
AIS program finds home
AIS has found a home in Becker County. The employee, not the invasive, that is. Tuesday morning, Becker County commissioners approved an aquatic invasive species program agreement with the Becker County Soil and Water Conservation District. The new position, which has yet to be...
March 4, 2015 - 11:00am
March 1, 2015
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
If we’re not careful, harmful insects and plants could leave scars on Minnesota’s environment. That’s the message from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) during National Invasive Species Awareness Week, which runs February 22-28. The awareness event strives...
March 1, 2015 - 5:00am
February 17, 2015
Change may come to invasive species decal law
ST. PAUL -- Many resort owners and boaters strongly object to a new law written to stop invasive species from spreading through Minnesota waters,...
February 17, 2015 - 4:02pm
February 4, 2015
County opts for 2 more AIS units
The fight against aquatic invasive species is being stepped up this summer in Becker County. The county will be getting two more decontamination units for this summer’s quest to stop AIS, and the process to hire an AIS coordinator and inspectors for the county has also begun. Decontamination...
February 4, 2015 - 1:00pm
DNR postpones AIS training, trailer decals
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will postpone the new aquatic invasive species training and trailer decal program that was due to launch at the end of the month while legislators consider changes to the program. Under a law passed by the state Legislature in 2012,...
February 4, 2015 - 10:21am
January 31, 2015
AIS trailer decals: Still unanswered questions
Last week I wrote about the upcoming AIS trailer decal and the require course completion information to receive your decal. If you tried to log on to the website on the 31st and were unable to complete the course, there is a reason. On Wednesday, Jan. 28, the DNR postponed the...
January 31, 2015 - 8:00am
January 24, 2015
New law for 2015: AIS trailer sticker will help prevent future spread
The big news for the upcoming 2015 boating season will be the new compliance law requiring an AIS (Aquatic Invasive Species) trailer decal. Everyone trailering a boat, watercraft, or water related equipment like docks and lifts in Minnesota will be required to complete an AIS course...
January 24, 2015 - 10:00am
January 15, 2015
Invasive species tag repeal attempted
An attempt is being made to repeal a new law that mandates an aquatic invasive species boat trailer decal. As of July 1, the decal must be placed on trailers after owners pass 30 minutes of training about the dangers of invasive plant and animal species. Joel Carlson said the...
January 15, 2015 - 7:00am
September 24, 2014
Bold action: Lake protection, decontamination unit on agenda
Becker County, in conjunction with Becker County Coalition of Lake Associations (COLA) and the City of Detroit Lakes, announces a one-day seminar on Tuesday, Sept. 30. The event begins at 10 a.m. and concludes at 3 p.m. in the Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes. Local government agencies,...
September 24, 2014 - 11:30am
September 20, 2014
Cass Lake AIS find is all too common
The question has always been “not if, but when?” On Friday, officials with the Department of Natural Resources announced that zebra mussels, one of the more commonly known aquatic invasive species, have been found in Cass Lake. As one of the premier fishing lakes in the...
September 20, 2014 - 12:00pm
Cabin close-up is the time to inspect for AIS
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources asks every cabin and lakeshore owner to watch for aquatic invasive species (AIS) when removing docks, boat lifts, swim rafts and other equipment from the water. People should look on the posts, wheels and underwater support bars of...
September 20, 2014 - 7:30am
September 12, 2014
Zebra mussels found in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE -- Zebra mussels have been found and confirmed in Cass Lake, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. A citizen discovered the zebra mussels earlier this week while collecting shells on the beach on the southeast corner of Cedar Island, according to...
September 12, 2014 - 1:08pm
August 7, 2014
Zebra mussels found in two central Minnesota lakes
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Two central Minnesota lakes have been designated as infested with zebra mussels, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported. Adult zebra mussels were found in Gilbert and North Long lakes near Brainerd in Crow Wing County. The initial discovery...
August 7, 2014 - 10:13pm
August 5, 2014
On Mississippi, invasive carp getting an earful from experimental underwater speakers
GENOA, Wis. — Any invasive carp trying to swim up the Mississippi River through the shipping lock here will get an earful. Five underwater...
August 5, 2014 - 7:56am