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Smith, Heck renew rivalry at PGA Juniors in Chaska
Laettner Camp a success on many age levels
Golf Celebration at Lakeview July 1-3
Angels defeat Lakers 4-1
Wild tour stops in DL
Nevis native takes unexpected trip abroad
How to avoid the dreaded long TSA lines
Sauce gives a sweet finish to your grilled favorites
Social Security benefits are calculated the same way for men, women
Wirth graduates at military academy
Friends & Neighbors
Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Award for Minnesota Management and Budget
DCC’s Lakeside to host golf festivities in honor of centennial
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
NLOC’s ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Movie magic – in your own backyard
Vikingland Band Festival to feature big parade
Petronilla "Patty" Wander
Alice Lenora Gross
Lester R. (Butch) Mosher
Carol M. Linden
Delores Arlene Crane
10 tips for protecting our water
It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Classified 911 report ‘very disturbing,’ should be released to the public
MN gains primaries, keeps caucuses
North used to be thata way
Frazee woman nabs record sturgeon
How to hook, use leeches and crawlers
These two birds are way easier to hear than see
Fine fishing so far in MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
Find ‘refuge’ from hectic life at wildlife sanctuary
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
November 5, 2015
Book gives insight into keeping pets healthy and happy
What makes your pet happy? Throw a toy, and find out. Go for a run, sneak a snack, sit quietly with warm blanket and firm scratch, even watching...
entertainment / books
November 5, 2015 - 5:15am
August 8, 2015
Three blind mice restore vision
Blind mice are famous in nursery rhymes — and maybe soon, in scientific laboratories. A team of Swiss scientists recently restored sight in blind lab mice by injecting new, light-sensing cells into their eyes. They’re working to develop a cure for acquired blindness in people. Today,...
opinion / editorials
August 8, 2015 - 5:35am
July 19, 2015
Don’t grow immune to the value of vaccines
The fight against rubella, the deadly German measles, has finally paid off. Global health authorities say the terrible disease has been eliminated in the Americas. It’s a rare dose of good news in the fight against the debilitating disease, which can cause birth defects or even...
opinion / editorials
July 19, 2015 - 5:30am
July 1, 2015
Too many pets wait a long time to be adopted
Austin Austin, a 5-year-old Labrador retriever mix, would seem to have everything going for him: He’s good with other dogs, good with...
July 1, 2015 - 9:08am
June 26, 2015
Clothing drive to benefit vets, pets
A community clothing drive fundraiser to benefit disabled veterans and homeless pets will be held from June 26 to July 3 at the Marshmallow Foundation, located off Richwood Road in the North Industrial Park in Detroit lakes. Needed are gently used clothing, shoes, jewelry and...
News / Detroit Lakes
June 26, 2015 - 5:45am
June 3, 2015
New law on dog, cat breeder registration to begin
A new Minnesota law requiring dog and cat breeders to register with the state and undergo annual inspections is getting off to a slow start. Just 20 breeders had registered voluntarily as of last month, fewer than state officials with the Minnesota Board of Animal Health had hoped...
June 3, 2015 - 12:00pm
June 5, 2014
County fair animal registration goes online
Technology is advancing — even at the Becker County Fair. New this year, through a statewide initiative, those registering their animals for show go online rather than filling out physical paperwork. And while that change may have showed some initially misleading numbers of...
News / Detroit Lakes
June 5, 2014 - 10:30am
March 18, 2014
Pet breeder regulations advance in Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL -- Stories about dog and cat breeders who abuse animals hit the news a couple of times a year, providing a reason Minnesota lawmakers are considering regulations. Similar bills have been debated for at least seven years, without passing. But this year bills are moving...
News / legislative
March 18, 2014 - 8:24am
October 10, 2013
International Wolf Center draws global wolf experts to Duluth
As Minnesota and Wisconsin get ready to hold their second annual wolf hunting and trapping seasons — and Michigan enters the fray with its...
October 10, 2013 - 8:32am
August 7, 2013
Marshmallow Foundation’s Mutt March
The Marshmallow Foundation is hosting this year’s Mutt March outside of Lucky Dog on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This will be the third Mutt March and as usual, all proceeds go to the animals under the care of the Marshmallow Foundation. The Marshmallow Foundations is a...
News / Detroit Lakes
August 7, 2013 - 7:08am
July 19, 2013
Dog made famous in Lake Superior photo dies
DULUTH, Minn. - Schoep, the Bayfield dog who with his owner became an Internet celebrity last year thanks to a tender photograph of the pair...
July 19, 2013 - 10:38am
March 11, 2013
Researchers study effects of oil drilling on North Dakota wildlife
FARGO - Mule deer in the Little Missouri Badlands recently were equipped with radio collars to enable biologists to track their movements and...
March 11, 2013 - 8:57am
December 9, 2011
Snowy owls descend on Northland in search of food
Call it the invasion of the snowies. Snowy owls, normally residents of the tundra, are showing up in Minnesota and across the United States this winter. Such an influx of owls is called an invasion or an irruption by birders. A map of snowy sightings at eBird.org indicates that...
December 9, 2011 - 9:15am
November 13, 2011
Minnesota: Deer harvest down by a third
Department of Natural Resources area wildlife managers Tom Rusch at Tower and Rich Staffon at Cloquet said deer registrations were down an average of 38 percent and 34 percent in their work areas, respectively. "A decline of 34 percent -- that's pretty significant," Staffon said...
November 13, 2011 - 9:12am
November 9, 2011
Minnesota deer hunters not as lucky as last year
By all accounts, the deer kill across Northeastern Minnesota appears to be down from last year. Minnesota's 16-day firearms deer season opened Saturday and continues through Nov. 20. Typically, 65 percent of the total kill occurs during the first three days of the season. "We're...
November 9, 2011 - 8:49am