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'Rescued dogs, rescuing veterans'; Patriot Assistance Dogs program celebrates five years with reunion, graduation
'We need more space': Domestic abuse keeps White Earth shelter full
Locals gather for Lake Park's annual Pumpkin Fest
Snazzier buses for Becker County?
SOCCER: Laker girls tie at East Grand Forks
COLA to host Homecoming games Thursday
Roth, Smith tied heading to Chip-N Club final round
DL swimmers second to Visitation at Otter Invitational
FOOTBALL: Raiders beat up on winless Gators
The beauty of God's Grace
'We have so much to celebrate'; At 99 years old, First Lutheran gets a facelift
Mn State colleges, universities wave application fees in October
There's a new pastor in town
Finding God all over this socialist, nonreligious country
Friends & Neighbors
Green awarded by small-business group
Essentia Health Welcomes Licensed Psychologist in Detroit Lakes
Shaping up your business: Biz boot camp set for Oct. 17
Renting a car
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
Maplewood to host Leaf Days this weekend
MN singer-songwriter to give Saturday concert at Holmes
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Larry A. Hanson
Ronald R. Aanerud
Genevieve E. Michaelson
David Melvin Hagen
Joan Elaine Wilson
Student Republican assaulted prior to debate because she was wearing pro-Trump clothing
Jacob can now rest, parents should not
Thank you for a successful rotary blood screening
Big garbage, big economy
Stop the lies against Eken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
May 20, 2015
Despite rain, bird fest is a success
Despite intermittent rainfall that was at times quite heavy, the turnout for this past weekend’s 18th annual Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds...
May 20, 2015 - 12:45pm
February 21, 2015
Time is running out for farmers, ranchers to sign up for CSP
Time is running out for farmers and ranchers that want to participate in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) this year. February 27th is the deadline for the 2015 round. Producers should visit their local NRCS office before that date to initiate the application process. The...
February 21, 2015 - 6:00am
February 14, 2015
Officers find too many cases of ice anglers leaving trash behind
Recent weekly activity reports from conservation officers (COs) with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are full of evidence of various...
February 14, 2015 - 5:25am
February 11, 2015
Becker Soil and Water District gets $655K in grants
When the Minnesota Board of Soil & Water Resources announced the allocation of more than $14 million in 2015 Clean Water Fund grants on Jan. 26, the Becker Soil & Water Conservation District was a big winner. Two of Becker SWCD’s Clean Water Fund grant applications, totaling...
February 11, 2015 - 12:15pm
January 30, 2015
USDA accepting applications for CSP
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will make available $100 million this year through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in 2015, and although applications are accepted all year, farmers, ranchers and forest landowners should submit applications by Feb. 27 to ensure they are...
January 30, 2015 - 7:00am
May 18, 2014
SWCD hosts area fifth graders
The Becker Soil and Water Conservation District held its annual 5th Grade Conservation Tour at Ike Fischer’s Farm near Frazee this week. Despite chilly temps and brief showers this last Tuesday, fifth graders from Detroit Lakes, Holy Rosary, and Frazee Elementary enjoyed their...
May 18, 2014 - 9:30am
February 16, 2009
Church groups hoping congregants will conserve energy during Lent
FARGO - Cody Schuler decided he could get along without his clothes dryer during the Lenten period of self-denial that many Christians observe....
February 16, 2009 - 9:00am
November 7, 2008
Amendment brings new funding for clean water
In Minnesota, our lakes are one of our most precious resources. We use them for recreation, fishing, and just gazing at their beauty. Funding for evaluating and protecting our lakes varies with every state budget. In tough economic times, natural resources are one area that tends...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
November 4, 2008
Weekly DNR conservation report for northwestern Minnesota
District 1 - Baudette area CO Troy Richards (Roseau) concentrated on waterfowl and big game enforcement during the past week. Scaup numbers continued to be strong on Thief Lake. CO Richards monitored trapping locations and noted several stands left on WMA property. Possible feeding...
November 4, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Necessary laws shelter undesirable critters
At times, desirable laws intended to protect or preserve a certain, perhaps threatened species, will shelter creatures that aren't so desirable. Take the law that protects our national symbol, the bald eagle. This broad statute also protects such birds and animals as cormorants, ravens,...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
June 21, 2008
All in a day's work for soil, water district
BECKER COUNTY - Controlling invasive plant species in one township, planting trees for a windbreak in another, and constructing a grassed waterway in another -- it's all part of a day's work at the Becker County Soil and Water Conservation District. Last Tuesday, about 40 interested...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
DNR?advises to let wildlife remain wild
This is the time of year when young animals are scampering about lawns, roadsides and just about everywhere in Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Birds are falling out of their nests and turtles are crossing roads to lay their eggs.
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Minnesota receives grant for conservation purposes
The St. Paul-based Bush Foundation has granted $750,000 in support of keeping large forested tracts of northern Minnesota from subdivision and development. The grant, to the Blandin Foundation on behalf of Minnesota Forest Legacy Partnership, will help to purchase conservation...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
May 5, 2008
DNR dedicates new Wildlife Management Area
A 1,036-acre parcel of land northeast of Alexandria officially became the Roger M. Holmes Wildlife Management Area (WMA) when it was dedicated Saturday, May 3. Holmes is a former director of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Fish and Wildlife Division. He also...
May 5, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
County gets new conservation program
Signup begun April 14 for enrollment in the State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement (SAFE) Back Forty Pheasant Habitat practice. This is a continuous CRP conservation practice available in Minnesota and all of Becker County, with 23,100 acres allocated to Minnesota. The proposal...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am