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Man in custody after Becker County chase that hit speeds of nearly 120 mph
Search continues for victim after boat collision on Park Rapids lake
Lakers prepare in annual Red White scrimmage
Fergus Falls shuts out Laker tennis
League champions Burnside's win softball tournament title
Second half flurry gives Laker boys first win in 20 games
SOCCER: Last second OT goal lifts Flyers over Laker girls
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
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'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
September --EMDASH-- Now is the time to...
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
May 24, 2015
Detroit Lakes, DNR come to agreement
Detroit Lakes and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have reached a preliminary agreement: The DNR will drop its threatened lawsuit against a hotel project near the city beach, and the city will work with the DNR to improve its shoreland ordinance. The DNR is drafting...
May 24, 2015 - 5:45am
Follow the rules and stop AIS
Minnesota: The Land of 10,000 Lakes. Well, actually make it 11,842 lakes, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Add in the 18,000 miles of rivers and streams and it’s easy to see why Minnesota is such a fishing paradise. According to the DNR, there...
May 24, 2015 - 5:00am
May 15, 2015
DNR lifts burning restrictions in much of Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources lifted burning restrictions Thursday in numerous Minnesota counties due to decreased...
May 15, 2015 - 8:50am
May 10, 2015
City, DNR may talk about possible change to future ordinance
The talks were cordial and frank, but there was no major breakthrough in the impasse between the Minnesota DNR and the city of Detroit Lakes over the development of the Fairfield Inn & Suites hotel project near the city beach. The developer, city staff and the DNR did agree...
May 10, 2015 - 5:25am
May 6, 2015
Wildfire season isn't over yet
One reason there seems to be so many grass fires this year is that there were so few last spring. The 12-county Minnesota Department of Natural...
May 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
Suspect sought in theft of DNR pickup, ATV
Police in Polk County are searching for a suspect in the theft late last week of a pickup, flatbed trailer and Polaris Ranger reported stolen...
May 6, 2015 - 8:37am
April 29, 2015
Will the DNR sue DL?
In a bid to avoid a possible DNR lawsuit against the city of Detroit Lakes, the commissioner of the Minnesota DNR wants to have a conference...
April 29, 2015 - 12:30pm
April 28, 2015
After calf deaths, Dayton orders DNR to end practice of collaring moose in Minnesota
ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today signed Executive Order 15-10, which requires the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to stop the practice of radio collaring moose in Minnesota, and to stop issuing new permits for moose radio collaring. Recent reports have brought...
April 28, 2015 - 9:46am
April 19, 2015
New hotel is legal, ethical wasp’s nest
Who would have thought it would be so controversial for the city of Detroit Lakes to follow its long-range plan? One key aspect of the plan...
April 19, 2015 - 5:50am
April 16, 2015
Saving Minnesota songbirds in Costa Rica: Carrol Henderson to speak at Friends of Wetlands fundraiser Friday in DL
A new initiative to help protect songbirds that migrate between Minnesota and Costa Rica will be the focus of a presentation Friday night by DNR Nongame Wildlife Supervisor Carrol Henderson. The Friends of the Detroit Lakes Wetland Management District will host its sixth annual...
April 16, 2015 - 2:48pm
April 15, 2015
Hotel project approved in DL, despite DNR lawsuit threat
A controversial hotel, condominium and restaurant project at the corner of West Lake Drive and Washington Avenue was approved by the Detroit Lakes City Council Tuesday night — despite threatened litigation by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. On a 6-2 vote — Alderman...
April 15, 2015 - 8:59am
April 13, 2015
DNR threatens to sue city if it approves new hotel
Concerned about runoff into Little Detroit Lake and other zoning issues, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is threatening legal action against Detroit Lakes if the city council approves the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Hotel project near the beach. The new...
April 13, 2015 - 6:40pm
April 8, 2015
New planes help DNR battle wildfires
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ fleet of wildfire-combating airplanes has doubled this year, and not a moment too soon. Dozens...
April 8, 2015 - 11:18am
April 5, 2015
DNR gears up for spring wildfire season
When the snow melts and the dead grasses from last year dry out, it’s wildfire season in Minnesota. And when the wind blows hard, the combination...
April 5, 2015 - 5:35am
February 20, 2015
Driver fined for hauling zebra mussels
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued a civil citation and a $500 fine to a construction company truck driver for transporting zebra mussels. In mid-December, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and contract inspectors found dead zebra mussels on a...
February 20, 2015 - 5:45am