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Frazee FFA team to compete at State
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Roosevelt readies for Read-A-Thon to raise money
Multiple awards add up to one stellar season for 6th grade Math Masters
Activities commitment celebration Monday, March 26
Top-seeded Crusaders blow out Mahnomen-Waubun in Class A quarters
Brooklyn Center hands Breckenridge first-round loss
Prep boys basketball: Triple the heartbreak for Esko
Good luck, Thunderbirds!
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
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Music, dancing and more coming to lakes area this month
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Elverna Elizabeth (Lembke) Nelson
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
Lyle Byron Oja
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
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
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
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
Severe Weather Announcements (12)
May 21, 2017
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Not all squirrels live in trees. Minnesota is home to several different species of squirrels. From chipmunks to woodchucks and from ground squirrels to tree squirrels, the chances are very good that one or more species lives near you.
May 21, 2017 - 7:00am
May 16, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
A few mornings ago I enjoyed a solo paddle around Assawa Lake, the little shallow lake behind my house. Ringed in cattails with a broad sedge...
May 16, 2017 - 9:00am
May 7, 2017
Active and quick in flight, the hooded merganser makes a splash
There's species of duck here in northwestern Minnesota that's unlike many of our typical ducks. The bill of this bird isn't shaped like that...
May 7, 2017 - 7:00am
April 23, 2017
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
The little natural environment lake behind my house, Assawa Lake, was ice-free on March 31 this year, one of the earliest ice-outs in recent...
April 23, 2017 - 7:00am
April 16, 2017
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
I've been spending some time in the "turkey woods" recently. Scouting for good hunting spots, observing and listening to the Northland's variety...
April 16, 2017 - 6:00am
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 28, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Since the year 2006 I've joined a college friend of mine who invited me to tag along with him for a winter camping and lake trout fishing adventure into the wilds of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in the month of March. Terry and I attended the University of Minnesota Morris...
March 28, 2017 - 5:00am
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 13, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
All winter long I've enjoyed watching a pair of oversized birds making quick work of the softball-sized suet balls hanging from my backyard shepherd's...
March 13, 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
February 4, 2017
Blane Klemek column: Hunting for northern pike in the darkhouse
Drive a stretch of highway along a solidly frozen Minnesota lake and you'll notice there are often clusters of small fish houses, like villages, scattered all over the lake's ice-covered surface. And paralleling the lakeshore in an orderly and equidistant manner will often be other...
February 4, 2017 - 6:00am