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Snow on the way, messy roads expected
DL man sentenced for setting his home on fire
First Shovel-able Snow
Accumulating Snow Expected Monday Into Tuesday
Accumulating Snowfall Possible Monday Into Tuesday
Laker dance begins season at home Saturday
Vikings announce 2015 All-State football team
Huwe to lead young Lakers on the mat
Basketball: Menahga, Sebeka send Hornet boys to 0-2 start
Kamm holds off favorite Hibbert to win Pro Open title
Local Lutherans gather at the pub to raise ‘em and praise Him
Wrongfully accused of damaging my rental car
Experiencing the power of prayer
VP Debbie: Completely married, for better or for worse
Holy Rosary dishes up dinner for hundreds
Friends & Neighbors
Not all deals are created equal
Essentia St. Mary’s named Top Performer
Health claim denied? You should appeal it
Looking to save money? Americans spend $2,746 a year on lunch
Lakeside owner to hold fundraiser Thursday night
Planning your winter vacation, with library's help
Tinsel, Treats & Treasures is Dec. 5 at The Refuge in DL
Keri Noble, Crystal Gayle coming to Ulen, Mahnomen next week
More holiday stocking stuffers from your favorite bookworm
Trees on parade: Lake Park festival opens Thursday
George A. Fevig
Dianne M. Johnson
Opal Rosemary "Rosie" Pihlaja
Warren "Reggie" David Rethwisch
While you were away, Pakistan stopped by
Letter: Obama’s a divider
Be mindful of the needful, desirable and practical
Letter: Spay, neuter your kittens and puppies
Time to consider the testing of all rape kits
8-year-old lands 55-inch muskie during birthday trip
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Hard-water season approaching quickly
Solitude of a prairie bison exemplifies a huge injustice
DNR seeks comments on muskie lake management
How to Cook a Turkey... by a 3rd grader
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Severe Weather Announcements (4)
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...
outdoors / Brad Laabs
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...
outdoors / DNR
October 10, 2015 - 5:20am
Photo Gallery: Fast as lightning
News / Detroit Lakes
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...
entertainment / events
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! Take a little time to properly prepare so things will go smoothly for you this spring. Trailers need to have good...
outdoors / Brad Laabs
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,...
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,...
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