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WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Blane Klemek: Where have the swallows gone?
Brad Laabs: Tips to keep equipment working safely, properly
DNR seeks lake sturgeon info from area anglers
Minnesota DNR to allow more licenses, set higher harvest level for 2014 wolf hunt
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Voyageur Lanes set to open back up
Arctic Cat reports lower earnings
MN gas prices take nearly 9-cent drop
Continental Land Co. of LP hires Monson
Radiologist joins DL’s Essentia-St. Mary’s
Letter: Vote for Darryl Hensel for Becker County recorder
Letter: Most people want peace, some want power, control
Shine a light on political cash
Lee H. Hamilton: Why incumbents keep getting reelected
Missing the boat on the AIS battle
Becker County Fair on the upswing
Make some memories: Take your kids fishing!
Taste of Dorset festival is on Aug. 3
Lineup set for Perham’s Pioneer Fest, Aug. 16
It’s no tall tale: Library has scoop on MN folklore
March 12, 2011
Blizzard Estra strands 800 in North Dakota Friday; numerous accidents in PR today
Blizzard Estra stranded 800 motorists in North Dakota Friday. Her tail winds caused numerous accidents in the Park Rapids area Saturday morning. In Hubbard County deputies responded to four accidents, including two rollovers, on Highway 71 south of Park Rapids, in a one-hour period....
March 12, 2011 - 10:49am
November 23, 2010
Blizzard watch in effect late Wednesday night into Thursday
Blizzard conditions are possible Wednesday night through Thursday afternoon, the National Weather Service said today in revising its forecast for the Thanksgiving storm. While noting that there "still remains a good deal of uncertainty" about the storm, the weather service issued...
November 23, 2010 - 8:32pm
April 1, 2009
Weather update: Out like a lion
The county advised no unnecessary travel on Tuesday, including enforcing a snow emergency, due to the massive storm system that dumped 13 inches of snow on the Detroit Lakes area. Sheriff Tim Gordon said everyone was having a tough time on the roads, including plows and emergency...
Detroit Lakes / news
April 1, 2009 - 2:12pm
Worst of winter storm misses Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS - Mother Nature brought heavy snow to much of eastern North Dakota and northwest Minnesota Tuesday, but Grand Forks missed the worst of it. The city only received about 1 inch of snow with a moisture content of 0.08 inches during the day. Another 1 inch was expected...
April 1, 2009 - 11:33am
Flood fight turns white in Fargo-Moorhead
FARGO - The Red River continued to retreat Tuesday from its record high, dipping below 38 feet and clearing the way for business and roads to...
April 1, 2009 - 9:38am
March 31, 2009
No travel advised in Becker County
The county is advising no unnecessary travel on Tuesday due to a massive storm system that has dumped more than eight inches of snow on the Detroit...
Detroit Lakes / news
March 31, 2009 - 6:14am
March 25, 2009
Snow-plowing efforts in Fargo concentrating on primary, sandbagging routes; residential streets may not get plowed today
FARGO - City officials said that crews most likely won't get snow cleared from residential streets until this evening, if at all today. Street Department officials said in a news release this morning they have a full fleet of plows on city roads and they are sanding as quickly and...
March 25, 2009 - 1:07pm
March 11, 2009
Clay deputies rescue stranded motorists who went to get milk
HAWLEY - Clay County sheriff's deputies and a snowplow operator had to rescue four people who got stuck on a county road during a trip to buy milk in Tuesday's blizzard. Authorities received a call at 9:10 p.m. that four adults were stranded in a van stuck in a 4-foot-deep snowdrift...
March 11, 2009 - 10:04am
March 10, 2009
Highway 10, Interstate 94 closed
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Highway 10 west of Detroit Lakes will close at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning due to blowing and drifting snow. Interstate 94 will also close at that time between Moorhead and Fergus Falls Highway 10 is closed from County Road 6 in Lake Park to the...
March 10, 2009 - 10:27am
March 9, 2009
Interstate 94 between Fargo and Jamestown closed
FARGO - Interstate 94 between Fargo and Jamestown closed at 7 tonight due to weather. The North Dakota Department of Transportation announced the closure shortly before 6 p.m. The Transportation Department, in coordination with the North Dakota Highway Patrol, said the decision...
March 9, 2009 - 9:35pm
Blizzard could bring 8-10 inches of snow to Fargo this week
FARGO - This week's weather is a reminder winter is still here. A blizzard could be headed for Fargo this week - possibily bringing 8 to 10 inches of new snow, dangerous wind chills near 30 to 35 below and wind gusts of up to 40 mph. "It's a pretty good system we have here," said...
March 9, 2009 - 8:57am
January 12, 2009
Park Rapids will escape blizzard conditions, but not cold
PARK RAPIDS - Park Rapids is in for a bone-chilling week but will escape today's blizzard conditions because of its surrounding forests. "You'll get around 2 to 2½ inches of snow," predicted National Weather Service meteorologist Geoffrey Grochocinski. "The winds will pick up today...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
No travel advisory on interstates extended to Fargo area as wind creates blizzard conditions
FARGO - The state Department of Transportation extended a no travel advisory on interstates 29 and 94 to eastern North Dakota at 9 a.m. because of heavy and blowing snow and reduced visibility. No travel was advised on I-94 from Medina to the Minnesota border and on I-29 from Hillsboro...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Near-blizzard conditions to hit Park Rapids
Get ready for Round 2 from the Grinch. Park Rapids residents and our neighbors - after all, it's the season to share - will wake up to snow Saturday, with "near-blizzard conditions" expected by Saturday afternoon that will persist into Sunday.
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
New York Mills water tower overflow creates ice sculpture
NEW YORK MILLS - After last weekend's storm dumped nearly a foot of snow on New York Mills, freezing temperatures and a mechanical mishap created some unexpected winter water tower art. A faulty sensor caused the New York Mills water tower to overflow late Sunday night, creating...
news / art
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am