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Deputy injured when his vehicle was hit while responding to crash near Detroit Lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Crash with injuries in Otter Tail County Friday
Roosevelt teachers say both their jobs are all about service
16U softball state runners-up
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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