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State, county to help with energy projects
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New DL police officer
Legion Post 15 loses 3 in Water Carnival; head into Sub-State
Records on Super Bowl bid show NFL request for snowplowing priority
Kluwe’s quest for justice turns in different direction
Ulen man excels in truck racing
HI-10 League Playoffs: Angels swoop into Regions
In the Zone
Light and heavenly: Zabaglione is the perfect summer dessert
Social Security: Age 60 is earliest spouse can claim age-based SSA survivor’s benefits
Area students on dean’s list at NCTC
Area students on Northwestern dean’s list
Area students graduate at UM-Morris
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Mussels on Green Lake?
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
Letter: Politicians shouldn’t expect Israel to give up land
Letter: Poor decision by county to re-surface Frazee Main St.
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Artist creating painted keepsakes for lakes area residents
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
June 14, 2014
When Heather Syverson spends a weekend in the woods, she brings a chandelier. The 35-year-old Fargo woman is one of many people who are embracing the growing trend of “glamping,” or glamorous camping. Today marks the conclusion of International Glamping Weekend, two days...
June 14, 2014 - 10:00am
April 6, 2014
State parks offer first-time camping experience for families
People who have never pitched a tent or cooked over a fire — or who have forgotten how — can practice these and other outdoor skills when they sign up for one of the 24 “I Can Camp!” programs offered this summer at state parks and recreation areas. The first programs take...
outdoors / DNR
April 6, 2014 - 8:00am
July 31, 2013
WE Fest campground permit passed just in time for festival opening
Though clearly unhappy at the circumstances under which they were being asked to do so, the Becker County Board acted Tuesday to approve a conditional use permit amendment that will allow for up to 149 extra campsites to accommodate WE Fest campers. The campsites were added this...
news / Detroit Lakes
July 31, 2013 - 4:36pm
April 26, 2013
DNR: Check status before traveling
Before venturing out to campgrounds, trails and public water accesses statewide, people should check online or call ahead to avoid surprises, advises the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). At Minnesota state parks, the cold weather has kept water shut off and RV dump stations...
outdoors / DNR
April 26, 2013 - 12:59pm
March 22, 2013
Deadline nears for state park camping in Minnesota
The deadline is approaching to reserve a campsite for seasonal or monthly camping at Minnesota state parks. Reservations are due Friday, April 5, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). At a limited number of state park campsites, visitors can stay for a whole month...
outdoors / DNR
March 22, 2013 - 2:05pm
July 13, 2011
Hiking, canoeing, camping trip planned
The Itasca Moraine Chapter of the North Country Trail Association has scheduled a two-day canoeing, hiking, camping event at Lake Waboose in the Paul Bunyan State Forest. The event is scheduled for Friday night and Saturday, July 22 and 23. Camping will be at the Waboose Campground...
July 13, 2011 - 10:48am
June 18, 2010
Firewood restriction in effect on state land
Now that the 2010 camping season has started, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds campers that only firewood purchased at a state park or from a DNR-approved vendor may be brought onto any DNR-administered lands. This is to prevent the spread of forest pests,...
June 18, 2010 - 4:06pm
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
June 5, 2009
More options for RV camping
A new campground on Eagle Lake just off of Highway 10 near Frazee is open for business. Blue's Valley Campground, owned by Bruce and Barb Jacobs,...
June 5, 2009 - 2:08pm
May 8, 2009
NYM farm to host Family Forestry Day May 16
Saturday, May 16 is Family Forestry Day at the Bob Sonnenberg farm in New York Mills. Running from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., this family event is for anyone interested in trees, whether on a couple of odd acres on the farm or in a hundred-acre woodland. Continuous events will include...
May 8, 2009 - 4:46pm
August 7, 2008
Many find WE Fest camping tops music
DETROIT LAKES - The big draw at WE Fest is, of course, the Nashville stars on the stage. But running a close second are the campers who go to great lengths to attract crowds themselves. The action outside the concert bowl at Soo Pass Ranch south of Detroit Lakes, where campgrounds...
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am
June 29, 2008
DNR?program to teach camping basics
When focus group participants were asked to name some things that kept them from going camping, many said they simply didn't know how to camp. To remove the barrier, Minnesota state parks sought to partner with an outdoor recreation organization that could help provide equipment,...
outdoors / DNR
June 29, 2008 - 12:00am
June 15, 2008
Soggy weather shouldn't dampen activities
Last week and for the first time this year, I went camping. This was no ordinary weekend campout though, and for two reasons. One, it was during the week; and two, there were a total of eleven people accompanying me. This, coupled with the fact that at 15 I was the oldest "kid"...
June 15, 2008 - 12:00am