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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Sheena Marie Butcher
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Severe Weather Announcements (6)
September 3, 2010
A Shanley stunner
DETROIT LAKES - "Don't fix what is not broken." That's the old adage the Shanley football team lived by late in the game against Detroit Lakes...
September 3, 2010 - 11:33pm
June 11, 2010
Daggett finishes prep career as an all-stater in high jump
ST. PAUL - It was an appropriate ending to a great high school career for Frazee senior Hannah Daggett. In each of the last three years Daggett...
June 11, 2010 - 7:40pm
February 26, 2010
Perham gymnasts claim seventh-consecutive Class 1A state championship
MINNEAPOLIS - Number seven is now in the history books. The legend of the Perham gymnastics team has grown and has added yet another chapter...
February 26, 2010 - 6:24pm
February 9, 2010
Flood watch: Fargo-Moorhead snowfall, moisture on pace with last year
The 8.3 inches of snow that fell in recent days on Fargo-Moorhead means the area now confronts a moisture base very similar to a year ago. As of Monday, Fargo had received 44.9 inches of snow this winter, slightly higher than the 44.7 inches at this time last year. The recent heavy...
February 9, 2010 - 8:28am
Police identify Fargo man who fatally shot himself while walking along busy street
FARGO - Police released the name of a Fargo man who killed himself Saturday after approaching an officer while carrying a gun. Barclay Thomas Lesher, 53, shot himself shortly before 1 p.m. Saturday while in the 100 block of 25th Street South. Lesher approached a policeman who had...
February 9, 2010 - 8:23am
January 11, 2009
Montana man hospitalized in stabbing at Moorhead I-94 rest area
A Roman, Mont., man remains hospitalized at Innovis Medical Center in Fargo after being attacked at the Moorhead I-94 rest area eon Sunday afternoon....
January 11, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
Area cities take LGA hits, brace for the the worst
Cities across Minnesota are still feeling the sting of a pre-holiday announcement from Governor Tim Pawlenty that, on average, their final December aid payments of the year will be cut by 22 percent. As reported earlier this week, Detroit Lakes is among those affected, with a $142,000...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Two area farms participating in alpaca tour
The fifth annual Alpacas of Minnesota Farm Tour will be held Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More than 50 member farms of Alpacas of Minnesota will open their farms to the public. This is a once-a-year opportunity for the public to visit alpaca farms in their area to...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Area QDMA holds first ever banquet
The newly formed Mid-Minnesota branch of the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) held its first banquet on Aug. 2, at the Cormorant Lakes Sportsman's Club, south of Audubon. The event kicked off at 3 p.m. with the 115 members who attended the event receiving a gift bag valued...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
Unusually cool summer caused turnover in some area lakes
Have you noticed that the shallow areas of lakes (20 ft deep or less) look murkier and/or greener this week compared to the past couple weeks? The nighttime temperatures in the low 50s last weekend combined with 30+ mph winds caused many of the small, shallow area lakes to turnover....
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Area vet weighs in on animal cruelty case
When the sheriff asked Perham veterinarian Dr. Bill Rose to review the file on accused animal abuse suspect Kathy Jo Bauck, he wasn't surprised. "I've been to court (regarding the suspect) before," said Rose.
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Area lakes battle invasive plants
The sight on the shores of Detroit Lake is all one needs to get a picture of the problem of aquatic invasive species in the region. Besides being an eyesore, lake associations and lakeshore property owners have to cope with the problem of managing flowering rush and other problem...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Area crops need more growing degree days to reach maturity
With the late start to the growing season, most of the full season crops grown in our area of the Minnesota will need some warm days and especially warm nights to reach maturity. Extending the frost-free growing season this fall would certainly be helpful. As of Aug. 4, Growing...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
May 26, 2008
DNR battles blaze east of Pinewood
Rising temperatures and wind gusts continue to fan conditions for wildfires in the Bemidji area. The state Department of Natural Resources Wildfire Information Center reported 15 active wildfires in its Bemidji Area on Saturday, including one which developed along the pipeline east...
May 26, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
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March 30, 2008 - 12:00am