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Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Goodbye, phosphorus--Rice Lake project moving forward
Hot jobs in Becker County: Majority of jobs only requiring two-year degrees
Crime & accidents
Clay County man charged with taking video, photos of nude child
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Lamoureuxs ready for one more shot at gold
Warroad girls look to take home state hockey title
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'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
friends & neighbors
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
April 26, 2017
Youth ATV Safety Training set for May 20
If you're a youth over the age of 12 years old--or the parent of one--planning to ride your ATV on the trails this spring or summer, mark your...
April 26, 2017 - 10:44am
April 15, 2017
DNR ready for Minnesota wildfire season if warm, dry conditions continue
ST. PAUL—It's been an average start to the Minnesota wildfire season so far but a trend to warmer, drier weather in recent months has firefighting...
April 15, 2017 - 10:23am
April 12, 2017
Spring spawning: Annual walleye run underway at Dunton Locks
A man visiting Detroit Lakes from Iowa described the spectacle taking place at Dunton Locks on Tuesday morning as "fascinating," while local...
April 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
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
March 30, 2017
New sheriff in town: DNR creates Straight River Groundwater Management Area
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has decided the Pineland Sands Aquifer, which runs beneath the Ponsford, Osage and Park Rapids...
March 30, 2017 - 9:19am
February 21, 2017
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
SOUTHWEST CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — From a distance, it will probably look like an elevated road stretching from beyond the line of trees that...
February 21, 2017 - 9:00am
February 19, 2017
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
A new web-based app developed by the Department of Natural Resources gives people the ability to submit reports on the location of springs in...
February 19, 2017 - 11:00am
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds woodland owners to take care of vegetative debris such as dry branches now, as annual open burning restrictions will take effect shortly after snowmelt. "This winter burning permits have been required in areas of the state that...
February 19, 2017 - 7:00am
February 12, 2017
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
The 2016 tournament put Mille Lacs Lake in the spotlight: fishing pro after pro raving about hauling in multiple four-pound-plus smallmouth bass,...
February 12, 2017 - 10:00am
February 3, 2017
Dayton wants big bucks for natural resources
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton's administration on Wednesday outlined its natural resource budget proposal for the next two years saying it...
February 3, 2017 - 12:30pm
December 27, 2016
Fish Lake Dam at Dunvilla will be converted to rock rapids
Thanks to a $305,000 grant, the Fish Lake Dam, located near Dunvilla on the Pelican River, will be removed this summer and converted into a rock...
December 27, 2016 - 1:00pm
December 10, 2016
Zebra mussel larvae confirmed in Leech Lake
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in their larval stage in two locations in Leech Lake in Cass County. The DNR has found no adult zebra mussels in the lake, but the locations and numbers of zebra mussel larvae, called veligers, indicate a reproducing...
December 10, 2016 - 9:30am
December is a good month for pheasant hunting
Pheasant hunters can expect to see some roosters in the fields this December, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. "We've...
December 10, 2016 - 12:00am
November 11, 2016
Letter: Proposed diversion project doesn't meet Minnesota standards, but let's explore other options
There's been a lot of discussion and misunderstanding since the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources denied a state permit for the proposed...
November 11, 2016 - 12:47pm
October 9, 2016
Eagles fly high even after death; National Eagle Repository supplies feathers to Native Americans
After a young bald eagle died last week after befriending the residents of Turtle Lake, the Department of Natural Resources picked up the body....
October 9, 2016 - 5:00am