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Band scheduled for St. Paul concert finds when they get there, drummer was left at ND rest stop on bathroom break
'Snakes in the grass:' 2 firms accused of scamming seniors, veterans
Charge: Fargo man scams Minnesota public assistance programs of more than $300,000 over six years
Stomp That Stigma, Becker County Energize pair up on trauma-sensitive trainings
Ringing in a new year...of campers: Stolen mess hall bell returned to Camp Cherith after 35 years
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Hagedorn honored with Lifetime Laker Booster award
Keeler-Johnson leaves DL for Valley City State
Natalie Roth third at Minnesota Women's Open
Two regional football teams testing out new helmet technology
Hoge to compete at Bobcat golf tournament
Column: The legend of Old Three Legs
Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Painting past ALS: Man adapts by holding brush in mouth
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Learning to lead: LEADERship Detroit Lakes now accepting applications
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
Dixieland band coming to Pelican Rapids
Pageant kicks off Wolf Lake Harvest Fest this Friday
Perham's 47th Pioneer Festival set Aug. 19-20
A puppet pageant, times two: Performances set this weekend in NYM and Perham
National Aviation Day is Aug. 19
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Vivian (Silovich) Lee
Leonard "Pete" Thielen
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Kathleen "Kathy" Sharon Gigstead
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Byrne Ray Hildebrand
Klobuchar: 'Alternative facts' and muzzling the press are unacceptable
Lee Hamilton: My impression of nine presidents I've worked with
Letter: DL nurse supports Tobacco 21 initiative
Local produce star of this potato salad
Tribune Editorial: Why our blank front page today matters
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
Bluebirds in Minnesota are easy to love
Mille Lacs reopens to walleye fishing Aug. 12
Brad Laabs column: Old-school rigging still brings in the walleye
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
pine to palm
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
March 31, 2017
Spring burning restrictions begin today
With warm temperatures, little to no snow and dry vegetation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources started spring burning restrictions in parts of the state today. As conditions for wildfires increase, exposed dead grass and brush can light easily and burn quickly, especially...
March 31, 2017 - 11:12am
October 17, 2015
Use caution this fall when burning
The Department of Natural Resources reminds Minnesotans to be careful this fall when burning vegetative debris. “In Minnesota, 98 percent of all wildfires are caused by people, and the largest contributor is burning debris like leaves, grass and brush,” said Linda Gormanson,...
October 17, 2015 - 5:35am
May 27, 2015
From fire to cloud
A fire can create its own weather. Stan Goldade took this picture 20 miles north of Breckenridge, Minnesota, today. It appeared someone...
May 27, 2015 - 7:18pm
May 6, 2015
Wildfire season isn't over yet
One reason there seems to be so many grass fires this year is that there were so few last spring. The 12-county Minnesota Department of Natural...
May 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
April 5, 2015
DNR gears up for spring wildfire season
When the snow melts and the dead grasses from last year dry out, it’s wildfire season in Minnesota. And when the wind blows hard, the combination...
April 5, 2015 - 5:35am
April 4, 2015
Small fires can still be destructive this time of year
Fire managers with the Department of Natural Resources urge caution with all fires. As of April 1 there have been 309 wildfires in Minnesota that have burned 2,362 acres. “Even a small grass fire has the potential to injure people, and cause damage to property and resources,”...
April 4, 2015 - 5:00am
May 14, 2010
MN burning restrictions are lifted
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that effective at noon on May 14, seasonal burning restrictions will be lifted in all counties and burning permits for vegetative matter will once again be available. Heavy rains drenched northeastern Minnesota on...
May 14, 2010 - 2:23pm
May 5, 2010
Some burning restrictions lifted, but not in Becker
Due to the significant rainfall over the past few days in some parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced that open burning restrictions will be eased in many counties. Effective at 12:01 a.m.
May 5, 2010 - 10:20am
April 10, 2010
Additional open burning restrictions to begin Monday in Becker County
Due to an increased concern about wildfires across the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is tightening restrictions on campfires in 37 Minnesota counties beginning at 12:01 a.m.
April 10, 2010 - 3:00pm
June 3, 2008
Fire restrictions lifted in Becker County
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has removed fire restrictions on open burning permits in Becker, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Clearwater, Itasca, the southern half of Beltrami, Carlton, and the remainder of Cass County. Forestry officials and fire wardens began issuing...
June 3, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
Burning restriction lifted
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has removed fire restrictions on open burning permits in Becker County and several other counties. Forestry officials and fire wardens can now issue permits for Becker County, as well as Hubbard, Mahnomen, Clearwater, Itasca, and Carlton...
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am
April 24, 2008
Spring burning restrictions now in effect in Becker, Otter Tail
Much of northwestern and west-central Minnesota are now under spring open burning permit restrictions, starting at 8 a.m. today. The restrictions took effect today in Becker, Beltrami, Cass, Clearwater, Crow Wing, eastern Polk, Otter Tail, Aitkin, and Wadena counties. Restrictions...
April 24, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
Last chance to complete winter clean-up; know your burning laws
As the spring thaw approaches, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds residents of open burning restrictions. "When there is more than three inches of continuous snow cover, permits are not needed for open burning," said Ron Stoffel, Minnesota Department of...
March 30, 2008 - 12:00am
February 10, 2008
Web site educates on dangers of burning
For generations, Minnesotans, particularly in rural areas, have been burning their household trash. While many people now have their garbage picked up by a waste hauler or take it to a local drop-off site, nearly half of rural residents still burn their trash in burn barrels, fire...
February 10, 2008 - 12:00am