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Senior at Minnesota high school killed in Montana avalanche
MNsure plans to spend $12.5 million for website, call center fixes
Mechanical failure to blame for ethanol plant fire
Woman arrested in Red Lake councilman's shooting death
DL District sets two community listening sessions
Lady Raiders’ playoff runs deep, but ends vs. Cougars
Surviving the Birkie and Seneca
Braun's late game heroics give Bison berth into NCAA tournament
Lakers hit goal of winning 18 games
Vikings to dip into free agency
In the Zone
Lakes Area Photography Show proves picturesque for second year in a row
Everday Gourmet: Prep and freeze recipes for your slow cooker
Social Security: Federal, but not state, taxes can be voluntarily withheld from benefits
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Area students named to Bethel dean’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Fond du Lac Band mulls elk restoration
Prairie chicken blind available next month at Hamden Slough
Brad Laabs: When do you think area lakes will be ice free?
Blane Klemek: Like Aladdin’s carpet, flying squirrels really don’t fly — they glide
Learn how to make maple syrup at Minnesota state parks
Another try at Sunday liquor sales could start with 'baby step'
DL's Chris Reep earns top honors for growth
General surgeon joins Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes
A view from the top: Detroit Mountain construction in full force
ProBuild hires new general manager for DL, Hawley
All voters should get involved in political process
Women’s history: by the numbers
Teacher exams important but not a one-size-fits-all
Eric Bergeson: Young or old, we’re all ‘phonies’
Letter: Thanks for your ‘Giving Hearts’ Becker County
‘Magic of Dr. Seuss’ at area libraries next week
Red River Valley Fair to feature Pickler, Hairball
Grace Lutheran hosts Hop Into Spring Dinner March 22
Danell Haspel: ‘Wearin’ of the Green’ at Detroit Lakes Library
Piano duo to perform two concerts as part of Motion theater fundraiser Saturday at Holmes
St. Patrick's Day Specials
Miss Northwest Committee looking for volunteers
Northland Real Estate Guide
Guide to Becker County 2014
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