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Rich history for a wet and fun festival
County OKs $40,000 for jail needs study
Stopping spread of AIS
Woman wins big; no one believes her
Gas leak leads to evacuation of six Detroit Lakes homes
Nagel comes home to coach Hornets
Angels clinch Hi-10 West title
Vergas man wins Handball championship
‘Beast Mode’ event is July 26 in Frazee
Young DL tracksters excel at Hershey meet
In the Zone
Area students perform in Piano Honors Concert
SSA benefits the same for survivors whether person retired, disabled
Peterson nominates NYM student for Air Force
Local students earn degrees at Bemidji State University
Ogema's Anderson graduates from Marquette University
Friends & Neighbors
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Shelton, Lambert on 2015 WE Fest schedule
Summer Scene - July 2014
Brad Laabs: Be respectful, helpful on the water this week
Blane Klemek: The moving whistle of the upland sandpiper is sweetness to hear
Ruffed grouse counts see increase
Brad Laabs: Fish like chasing fast bait; Make your presentation match
Blane Klemek: The black-billed cuckoo is a fascinating bird
D&D Appliance in DL wins Maytag competition
Shiny, new Cenex opens in Lake Park
Legal Helpers ordered to pay back MN consumers
Gas prices take post holiday dip...again
Marco partners with AGT in cloud-based video offering
Veterans looking for work get well deserved boost
DL fireworks came too late for families with children
Alert driving improves safety for all road users
Immigration reform has support
Goeun Park: If only the tooth fairy had taught proper brushing techniques
It’s s’mores season at your local library
A sundry selection of salads
Sunday is Family Day at Northwest Water Carnival
Northwest Water Carnival gets underway Friday
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 boats. “I’ve been a vintage boat collector and restorer for probably 15 years now,” says the Grand Forks man, who has one of his more...
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,...
news / outdoors / sports
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...
outdoors / DNR
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, depending on the lake, food can be found in a variety of areas. In some lakes, walleyes will be feeding on perch in deep water. In other lakes,...
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...
news / business
June 17, 2009 - 3:16pm
The swamp returns
People love the water! Why else would they drive miles and pay millions to spend a few weekends per year on the edge of a lake? There's something calming about a body of water, and not just a lake. People close to oceans or rivers say the same, at least when the waters aren't...
June 17, 2009 - 10:59am
June 10, 2009
Weekend of cold pulling, quaking
entertainment / news
June 10, 2009 - 12:38pm
June 2, 2009
Customers seeing deals on boats
One of the biggest industries nation-wide to take a hit during the economic downturn is the bread and butter of our local tourism industry, toys that make noise and float on our lakes. Boat and pontoon sales may be flat across the country, but with so many dealers shutting down across...
Detroit Lakes / news / business
June 2, 2009 - 6:00am
May 12, 2009
No injuries after boat crash on Leech Lake
PARK RAPIDS - A Park Rapids man and his nephew escaped injury Sunday afternoon when their boat was struck by another boat on Leech Lake. Scott Henry and the other boat passenger, who was not identified, "both jumped into the water to get out of the way," said Cass County Sgt. Eric...
May 12, 2009 - 12:33pm
Two Detroit Lakes residents injured in boating accident
Two boats collided on Lake Lizzie during the early hours of the 2009 fishing opener. According to the Fergus Falls Daily Journal: At about 7:45 am. Saturday, a boat driven by Derek Brandt, 29, of Detroit Lakes, struck a boat driven by Russell Henegar, 56, of West Fargo, N.D., according...
Detroit Lakes / news
May 12, 2009 - 9:14am
May 4, 2009
Boats re-enact arrival of first salties to Twin Ports
DULUTH - A series of loud horn blasts from Duluth's Aerial Lift Bridge welcomed two boats Sunday afternoon in a 50th anniversary re-creation...
May 4, 2009 - 11:15am