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Alexandria girl who drowned entered water willingly
'When are we going to bring that baby back to the hospital'?: Essentia Health hosts class for kids preparing to be a big brother or sister
Severe vehicle crash on Highway 34
Behind closed doors: Community works to raise awareness about suicide, mental illness
Cheers to the class of 2017: Unique grad gifts that keep on giving
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BASEBALL: Korfe in command in victory over Hornets
Herzog leads Laker girls to victory
Laker golf wraps regular season with home victory
Opportunity knocks for Foster at NCAA West Prelims
Section frontrunners wallop Laker pitching
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
DL's Weber graduates from NSU
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Older Americans Month 2017: Age Out Loud
Friends & Neighbors
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
MN gas prices up (almost) one cent
Detroit Lakes photographer earns master of photography
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Ronald D. Lanoue Sr.
Tanner J. Bahr
Charles G. Henrikson
Clarice Lucille Ernst
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Advice to my son as he graduates high school
Hummel column: Graduation message for the 'first half' of the class
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
Exploring the lakes' winged wonders: Detroit Lakes' 20th Annual Festival of Birds set for May 18-21
Detroit Lakes' Festival of Birds is turning 20 this year — which means a big crowd is expected for the community's annual birding extravaganza...
April 25, 2017 - 9:00am
April 10, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
On the first night of my annual winter camping/lake trout fishing adventure in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness late last month, I awoke...
April 10, 2017 - 6:00am
April 3, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Sora rails thrive in Minnesota marshland
Oh glorious springtime! On my evening walk down the narrow dirt township road that passes by my home, I enjoyed the songs and calls of birds...
April 3, 2017 - 6:00am
March 20, 2017
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Although the author of the following poem, To A Snowdrop by William Wadsworth, 1819, wrote eloquently about the perennial spring bulb known as...
March 20, 2017 - 7:00am
March 5, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Majestic hunter---the red-tailed hawk
"There's a chicken hawk!" shouted my cousin, while he pointed at the bird as it left its perch high in the canopy of a nearby tree.
March 5, 2017 - 6:00am
February 25, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Energetic, cheerful chickadees make for good company
The chickadee. In my book, and probably many others' book, few wild birds are more familiar, more friendly, or more enjoyable to watch and listen to — be they gathered at our backyard birdfeeders on cold winter days, or flitting about within the understory of some remote corner...
February 25, 2017 - 3:30pm
February 19, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
I recently attended the annual meeting of The Wildlife Society that was held this year at Maplelag Resort and my route to the event took me through parts of eastern Becker County and Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge on the beautifully meandering highways west of Becker County Highway...
February 19, 2017 - 6:00am
February 11, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Kids never forget time spent hunting with family
I often wonder what my children will remember about deer hunting as they grow older with families of their own. Will they recall with fondness and nostalgia those early years when they were true "greenhorns," still wearing their Minnesota Firearms Safety patches sewn on blaze orange...
February 11, 2017 - 5:00am
January 28, 2017
Blane Klemek column: The lowly pigeon has some interesting characteristics
As a young boy I once entered a pet of mine into a pet show held at a town park. My memory is a little foggy about the event, but I do recall about a gazillion different animals being there. Dogs, cats, turtles, birds, frogs, snakes, and so on. I remember sitting patiently beside...
January 28, 2017 - 6:00am
December 24, 2016
Listen to their song to identify sparrows more easily
Old Sam Peabody is one of my favorite birds, and for many reasons. With the male of the species sporting distinctive facial markings that include snow-white throat patches and crowns, yellow lores, and black eye stripes, along with other unique markings, few wild birds look like him,...
December 24, 2016 - 5:00am
December 16, 2016
Dwarfing the Great Lakes, ancient Lake Agassiz shaped this area
Wildlife abound along the extraordinary byways of Highway 2 and Highway 59. And, unfortunately, sometimes ends there. Crows and other scavenging birds, including magpies, ravens, eagles, and vultures, find plentiful carrion alongside the roadways to satiate their hunger.
December 16, 2016 - 5:00pm
December 10, 2016
Outdoors Column: With decurved beak and sweet song, the rarely-seen little brown creeper is unique
While exploring the old growth pine forest of the LaSalle Creek Headwaters recently, I heard the faint, thin call-notes of a familiar sounding bird, albeit not so often observed. Knowing where to look, I craned my neck and eyes upward amongst the boles of the giant red pines and white...
December 10, 2016 - 9:00am
January 2, 2015
Chickadee’s winter song means spring isn’t far off
There’s an avian tune that I listen for every year around this time. In fact, this season I heard it for the first time on Christmas morning. It’s a song that reminds us that even in the face of cold and ice, spring really isn’t all that far away. Indeed, what I’m referring...
January 2, 2015 - 12:31pm
Where do our feathered friends sleep?
The rustling and fluttering would be abrupt and startling. Dark, soundless mornings were quite often ripped open in this fashion, causing me...
January 2, 2015 - 12:29pm
May 13, 2010
Flocking to bird festival
Every year during the third week of May, birders flock to the City of Detroit Lakes for the Festival of Birds. Now in its 13th year, the festival...
May 13, 2010 - 12:00pm