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Home and Sport Show set for next weekend in DL
'Nowhere to Lay Their Heads': March 25 forum at Ecumen turns spotlight on homelessness
Man reported missing from the Cormorant area
Local agencies team up to fight elder abuse
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Thunderbirds co-op fulfills lifelong dreams of players and coaches
Thompson breaks through; state wrestlers cap banner season
Tucker Hibbert claims 11th Pro National Snocross Championship
Tappe finishes career at Northern State
North Central All-Star basketball games looking for players
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
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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
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
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
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
April 28, 2016
Boat CO detectors approved by Senate
Larger Minnesota boats would be required to have carbon monoxide detectors in a bill state senators passed 61-0 Tuesday. A similar bill remains in a House committee and its future is not clear. The bill, known as “Sophia’s Law,” is a response to the death of 7-year-old Sophia...
April 28, 2016 - 5:50am
October 17, 2015
Be smart when launching, recovering your boat
Lake levels are extremely low again this fall. These conditions can make launching and loading boats at some accesses very challenging. There is still plenty of time to get out and enjoy some fall fishing so I will share some considerations that may help make getting on and off the...
October 17, 2015 - 5:45am
October 10, 2015
Hunters reminded cold water can kill
Late season waterfowl hunters are reminded that with water temperatures rapidly dropping across the state, wearing a life jacket is the best defense against the dangers posed by cold water, the Minnesota DNR said. In Minnesota, one-third of all boating fatalities occur during the...
October 10, 2015 - 5:20am
Photo Gallery: Fast as lightning
June 10, 2015 - 10:42am
May 30, 2015
9th annual Quake the Lake to be held next weekend
There is just something about boats skimming over Detroit Lake going 125 miles per hour that draws people in every time. The 9th annual Quake...
May 30, 2015 - 5:30am
April 18, 2015
Get your boat, gear ready for spring fishing
If you don’t have your boat, trailer, tackle, and fishing equipment ready to go yet, now would be a good time. As you have probably noticed, we are now ice free!
April 18, 2015 - 5:20am
June 12, 2013
Sneak peek at vintage racing boat
Though his boat racing days may be behind him, Ross Rolshoven continues to indulge his love for the sport by collecting and restoring vintage...
June 12, 2013 - 11:37am
June 3, 2013
Canadian fleets expand on Great Lakes
DULUTH -- The expansion of Canadian Great Lakes shipping fleets continues. The Montreal-based Fednav Limited announced Thursday the planned addition of six new vessels capable of international trade and work on the Great Lakes. The 34,000-ton bulk carriers are sized to use the...
June 3, 2013 - 9:13am
July 8, 2009
How clean is the lake? Check this Website
Conservation Minnesota introduces a Web site that makes it easy to check on anyone's favorite Minnesota lake. This summer, Minnesota families who want to know if their favorite Minnesota lake is clean enough for swimming and eating fish caught in the lake have an easy way to find...
July 8, 2009 - 10:41am
July 7, 2009
9-year-old seriously injured in lake mishap near Vergas
A 9-year-old boy sustained serious head injuries in a boating accident Sunday afternoon on Rose Lake, which is located northeast of Vergas. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department said the boy's condition was upgraded Monday from potentially life threatening to guarded. He was...
July 7, 2009 - 9:16pm
July 6, 2009
Duluth's becoming a hot spot for luxury cruisers
DULUTH - The luxury cruise ship Clelia II passed under the Aerial Lift Bridge at 5:37 a.m. Saturday, delivering 79 guests to Duluth. And it...
July 6, 2009 - 12:13pm
Minnesota to Louisiana rafting trip frames documentary
BEMIDJI - Ryan Jeanes and Phillip Hulquist have made a pact to experience the world in ways few have seen it. And as documentary filmmakers,...
July 6, 2009 - 10:58am
July 2, 2009
DNR steps up invasive species enforcement on July weekends
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is increasing enforcement efforts to prevent the transportation of aquatic invasive species from several lakes in the Alexandria. Additional conservation officers will target these areas during peak weekend use in an effort to protect...
July 2, 2009 - 1:20pm
June 26, 2009
Weedlines can provide consistant fishing
As summer progresses, gamefish throughout the Midwest will be found in a variety of areas in a body of water. They are looking for food, and,...
June 26, 2009 - 3:05pm
June 17, 2009
Court backs Lund Boat in employee lawsuit
Brunswick Corporation and its New York Mills Lund Boat division successfully defended itself against workers' claims that they were deprived of vacation. The case concluded June 11, with the Seventh Judicial District Court ruling in favor of the company. The issue at the center...
June 17, 2009 - 3:16pm