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Exploring the lakes' winged wonders: Detroit Lakes' 20th Annual Festival of Birds set for May 18-21
Tax preparer accused of not paying her taxes
Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
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Little Lakers Boys Basketball summer camp registration
Summer girls basketball camp registration
Hornets push win streak to four
Bison third, Roth fourth heading into Summit Championship final round
Summer softball camp registration open
It's National Stress Awareness Month: Take some time to unwind
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Friends & Neighbors
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Richard M. Gordon
Derald S. Johnson
Ervin William Hellman, Sr.
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
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