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Minnesota's school oversight plan approved by federal education officials
SKOL! Purple pride alive and well in DL for Vikings playoff run
Aggravated sentence sought for allegedly meth dealer
Man faces felony charge for 3.5 pounds marijuana
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Saints punter says he wants to meet fourth-grade class from Thielen’s hometown
Vikings WR Thielen questionable but expected to play vs. Eagles
Jacket defense shuts down Frazee girls
Hot start gives Patriots win over LP-A girls
Alexandria sweeps season series from DL girls
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Cold-weather snafus cause 3.2-cent gas price hike
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
A winter...triathlon?: DL community center to host indoor competition Jan. 20
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Donna (Conlon) Hunter
Lucille E. Beaupre
Bruce A. Barrett
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Keep America's family immigration system
Taking stock as we begin a new year
Marijuana: Feds intrude onto states' rights
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing has come a long, long way
Don't make waves--slow down on the ice
Blane Klemek column: To attract different birds, try new things
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
July 21, 2017
UPDATE: Motorcyclist involved in collision with deer dies
A 54-year-old Lake Park man has died after injuries sustained on July 14, when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a deer in Becker County,...
July 21, 2017 - 9:27am
November 19, 2016
Six-point buck head butts Willmar deer hide business owner, but escapes with his hide
WILLMAR, Minn. — A six-point buck head-butted a rural Willmar business owner, jumped over counters and tipped over boxes before fleeing...
November 19, 2016 - 5:02am
November 9, 2016
Minnesota man found dead of gunshot wound in deer stand
CLOQUET, Minn. -- A Cloquet man has been found dead in his deer stand from a gunshot wound. Carlton County Sheriff Kelly Lake said the 73-year-old man had been deer hunting in Red Clover Township. Dispatchers received a call at 10:18 a.m. on Monday reporting the man had been found...
November 9, 2016 - 12:44pm
October 31, 2016
Firearms deer season opens Nov. 5
Get your blaze orange ready: Firearms deer season opens Saturday, Nov. 5 and runs through Nov. 13 in the Detroit Lakes area and throughout the...
October 31, 2016 - 9:04am
August 6, 2016
Deer numbers rise, licenses now on sale
Steadily growing deer populations may produce more deer sightings and slightly more harvest opportunities for hunters during the 2016 season, although one-deer limits remain in place for much of the state. “Hunters can look forward to seeing the growth in local deer populations...
August 6, 2016 - 5:30am
May 28, 2016
Deer management good but needs improvement
Management of white-tailed deer by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is sound, and the agency’s methods of estimating deer populations...
May 28, 2016 - 5:30am
April 26, 2016
Prosecution suspended in case of man accused of chasing deer with pontoon
MAHNOMEN, Minn. - Prosecution has been suspended in the case of a Moorhead man accused in Mahnomen County District Court of using his pontoon...
April 26, 2016 - 8:11am
March 28, 2016
Police chase ends when car hits deer
David William Keen Jr., 34, of Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. According to court records, on March 1 a deputy pulled over his Volkswagon Passat for speeding on Highway 59 north of Detroit Lakes....
March 28, 2016 - 5:10am
February 17, 2016
Deer jumps between snowmobiler and his windshield
UPSALA, Minn. -- A Coon Rapids man was injured over the weekend when a deer jumped between him and the windshield of the snowmobile he was driving, the Morrison County Sheriff's Office reported. The sheriff's office was called at 5 p.m. Saturday to the snowmobile crash near 40th Street...
February 17, 2016 - 9:07am
November 11, 2015
Minnesota woman bags monstrous 11-point buck
OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn.
November 11, 2015 - 8:39am
November 10, 2015
Entangled buck tows boat through Minnesota neighborhood
On a recent Monday morning, Ardy Stabs of Duluth’s Woodland neighborhood was hauling out his garbage when he saw something he’d never seen...
November 10, 2015 - 8:25am
November 7, 2015
The white-tail deer ranges across most of North America
Few animals come as well equipped to cope with the harshness of Mother Nature and the pressures that humanity has placed on their varied habitats as the white-tailed deer. Indeed, the species range across most of North America, in addition to Mexico and South America. White-tailed...
November 7, 2015 - 5:10am
October 9, 2015
Daring deer pays a visit to Otter Tail County woman's home
HENNING, Minn. - An Otter Tail County homeowner has quite the home invasion story to tell her grandkids. Thanks to her iPad, she has the proof. It...
October 9, 2015 - 1:52pm
October 7, 2015
Man is charged with animal cruelty after chasing buck with pontoon on area lake
A Moorhead man has been charged with animal cruelty and chasing a wild animal in a motor vehicle in the Sept. 6 drowning death of a buck on Tulaby Lake. The two misdemeanor charges were filed Tuesday in Mahnomen County District Court. Steven William Timm, 55, of Moorhead, is...
October 7, 2015 - 12:04pm
August 22, 2015
Deer lottery application deadline is Sept. 10
Firearms and muzzleloader hunters who want to harvest antlerless deer throughout much of Minnesota this hunting season are reminded they must purchase their license and apply for an antlerless permit by Thursday, Sept. 10, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. Antlerless...
August 22, 2015 - 5:20am