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Grain bin catches fire northwest of Lake Park
Update: Two people escape house fire in Detroit Lakes
Studies suggest legalizing marijuana could help opioid epidemic
Central Minnesota boy dies month after crash with semi-truck
Striking down barriers: Frazee's new Adaptive Bowling Team, Unified Phy Ed class get acceptance, friendship and inclusion on a roll
Hornet nine open with win at Crookston
UCB track teams fourth at Barnesville Booster
Sharp “best boxer” in Proctor
Herzog medalist, Laker girls win at The Meadows
Smith claims Top 20 Big Ten finish
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Rose R. Duescher
Steven P. Leitheiser
The wolf is a Minnesota treasure
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
June 1, 2016
A friendly visit from a hungry bear
A Detroit Lakes area woman got quite a wildlife show as she glanced out her living room window Sunday afternoon about six miles north of Detroit...
June 1, 2016 - 9:49am
May 18, 2016
Bear attacks Minnesota woman on her deck
SEBEKA, Minn. – A 59-year-old Sebeka woman is recovering after being attacked by a bear on the deck of her home northeast of Sebeka in Wadena...
May 18, 2016 - 8:29am
March 11, 2015
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
ST. PAUL -- Fresh off a legal victory over bear-feeding researcher Lynn Rogers, Minnesota wildlife officials want to outlaw feeding wild bears. Under a proposal moving through the state Legislature and supported by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, feeding a bear,...
March 11, 2015 - 5:25am
September 30, 2014
Friend heard screams as hunter was being mauled; bear found dead next day, wounded hunter recovering
SANDSTONE, Minn. - Craig Lindstrom said he heard the bloodcurdling screams from his friend Brandon Johnson in the pre-dawn darkness Saturday...
September 30, 2014 - 3:49pm
September 25, 2014
DNR finalizes decision denying permits to Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday said it has made final its decision to strip Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers of the permits he needs to place radio collars on wild bears. Rogers said Wednesday that he will appeal the DNR’s decision to a...
September 25, 2014 - 7:54am
June 4, 2014
Bear attacks dog at feet of man in Evergreen Township
Toby the black Labrador retriever probably didn’t have to lay down his life the day he was chased by a big black bear, but if he hadn’t,...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00pm
April 26, 2014
Bear hunt application deadline Friday, May 2
The deadline to apply for a Minnesota bear hunting license is Friday, May 2. Licenses are available at any Minnesota DNR license agent, online at www.mndnr.gov/buyalicense and by telephone at 888-665-4236 at a cost of $44 for residents and $250 for nonresidents. The season opens...
April 26, 2014 - 9:00am
April 12, 2014
Bear hunt application deadline is May 2
Applications for Minnesota bear hunting licenses are being accepted now through Friday, May 2, at any Minnesota Department of Natural Resources license agent, online or by telephone at 888-665-4236. A total of 3,750 licenses are available in 11 permit areas, the same number of...
April 12, 2014 - 7:00am
March 7, 2014
Bear researcher's two-week ‘trial’ concludes; judge will issue report in late April
ST. PAUL -- Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers on Thursday said the bears he studies, despite being habituated to people from feeding, aren’t more dangerous. “Emphatically no,” he said when asked. “The opposite is true, as we know from many studies. There is nothing in the literature...
March 7, 2014 - 8:23am
September 8, 2013
Fewer bears means fewer hunters this year
Minnesota’s bear hunting season opened last weekend, and fewer hunters will be in the woods this fall. In an effort to gradually increase the state’s bear population, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has reduced the number of bear licenses in quota zones by about...
September 8, 2013 - 9:00am
August 28, 2013
World's oldest known wild bear dies at nearly 40 in Itasca County
The world’s oldest-known wild bear has died of old age in northern Minnesota at the age of 39½, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural...
August 28, 2013 - 8:00am
July 23, 2013
Bear researcher stripped of permit allowed to appeal
ST. PAUL -- Famed Minnesota bear researcher Lynn Rogers remains under orders to remove radio collars from bears he’s studying by the end of the month, but he will be allowed to appeal the state order. Rogers met Monday with Gov. Mark Dayton and Department of Natural Resources...
July 23, 2013 - 8:24am
July 20, 2013
Purchase bear license by Aug. 1
Hunters selected in this year’s bear lottery must purchase their licenses by Thursday, Aug. 1, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said. Licenses not purchased by the deadline will become available first-come, first-served at noon Wednesday, Aug. 7. Youths...
July 20, 2013 - 12:00pm
June 5, 2013
Bear shot by game warden near McGregor after attack on woman
A 72-year-old McGregor woman was bitten and clawed by a sow bear before the animal and her three yearlings left the woman’s property Monday night. The woman received “non-life-threatening” injuries and the bear later was killed when it charged at a state conservation...
June 5, 2013 - 2:30pm
March 30, 2013
Bear hunt application deadline May 3
Applications for Minnesota bear hunting licenses are available beginning Monday, April 1, and will be accepted through Friday, May 3, the Department of Natural of Resources (DNR) said. A total of 3,750 licenses are available in 11 permit areas. The number of available licenses for...
March 30, 2013 - 8:00am